Do the Balearics hold the Secret to a Covid-19 Cure?

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

First clinical trials with a drug called Aplidin are currently being conducted with Coronavirus patients in Spain. The drug’s active ingredient is derived from a marine invertebrate called Aplidium Albicans, which can be found in the waters off Mallorca’s neighbouring island Ibiza. Aplidin has been around for some time – it was originally developed as […]

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Mallorca’s New Normal

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

The state of emergency in Spain came to an end on 21st June and people are getting used to what is widely termed “the new normal”. But what exactly does this mean to holidaymakers in Mallorca? The most important aspect for Mallorca-lovers is certainly the fact that visitors from other EU countries are now permitted […]

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Earlier reopening of borders allows Mallorca holidays from 21st June

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

The 21st of June will not only mark the long-awaited end of the state of emergency in Spain but will also be the date when visitors from other European countries will once again be welcomed. This was an announcement by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Sunday. After some initial confusion, it was clarified that […]

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Mallorca is reopening to visitors

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Yesterday the Spanish government gave the green light for a tourism pilot scheme that will allow Mallorca to welcome German visitors to the island from 15th June. As numbers of coronavirus cases have been relatively low in Mallorca and the Balearic Islands throughout the pandemic, the region has been declared as a safe tourist destination […]

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Access Restrictions to Cap de Formentor Summer 2019

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Following last year’s pilot project, access to Cap de Formentor will again be restricted for cars and motorbikes this summer. This is due to the high volume of vehicles and the long and frequent traffic jams that have been occurring in the area during high season for many years. In order to improve the situation, […]

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Natural disaster in the east of Mallorca

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

On Tuesday, 9.10.2018, heavy storms and torrential rainfall led to a natural disaster with several deaths in the eastern part of the island, where a torrent overflowing its banks caused severe flooding. The small town of Sant Llorenç in the east of the island, several kilometres from the coast, was particularly hard hit, but flooding […]

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Alcudia’s town wall at risk of collapse

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Alcudia’s listed 14th century town wall is at risk of collapsing in several places – this is the verdict of experts after having closely examined the condition of the wall in recent days. The survey took place after part of the wall collapsed on 17th September. Fortunately, nobody was injured in the incident that occurred […]

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Access restrictions to Cap de Formentor lifted

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

During July and August, traffic to Cap de Formentor was restricted with the road being closed during the day for private vehicles, including rental cars. These restrictions have now been lifted and since Saturday, 1st September the road is once again freely accessible to all. Since then, the renewed high volume of vehicles has led […]

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No car access to Cap de Formentor over the summer months

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Cap de Formentor, the northernmost point of the island, is a popular tourist destination and can get very busy over the summer months. A lot of visitors travel there by car and the narrow and winding access roads can easily get overcrowded, as they are not laid out to cope with high volumes of traffic. […]

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Beware of these little-known airport scams when traveling to Mallorca

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Share this Image On Your Site </p> <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a href=’’><img src=’’ alt=’Avoid These 10 Airport Scams’ 540px border=’0′ /></a></p> <p> While for many people, traveling to Mallorca for their holiday gives them the opportunity to relax, unwind and recharge the batteries, for some, it can turn into a […]

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