You may think that Majorca is just a place for relaxing by the pool or sunbathing on the beach, and yes it is the ideal location for this. However, Majorca is also a lively island, full of exciting festivals and markets. If you’ve booked your stay with us this summer, or you’re looking for a getaway this July take a look at the exciting events which are coming up.
July is the month where summer kicks off and there are some fantastic fiestas and activities for the whole family to enjoy all over the island.
The Night Markets: Throughout July
In the summer Majorca can reach high temperatures, so you may not want to visit the markets during the daytime. Lucky for you, there are many night markets across the island. Here you will find local produce, food, crafts, clothes and much more. It is the perfect place to purchase souvenirs and experience true Majorcan culture. In Puerto Pollensa there is usually an array of different stalls along the beach front.
Seafood Festival in Porto Cristo: 14th July
If you’re a lover of sea food and fancy a little bit of travelling, Porto Cristo (about a 1 hour drive away from Pollensa) hosts the annual seafood festival. Here you can enjoy all things marine. All of the local restaurants take part; it’s a great way to spend an evening if you want to take advantage of local Majorcan cuisine.
Verge Del Carma: 15 & 16 July
Verge Del Carma is the fishermen’s fiesta, where the Virgin, the patron of fishermen is celebrated. This festival is celebrated throughout all Majorcan coastal resorts including Puerto Pollensa. It truly is a picturesque sight if you get to experience it, as there are many decorated fishing boats and a procession where a statue of the Virgin is carried out to sea. It is fantastic to watch, and there is usually a variety of family friendly activities held on land.
Sá Mostra International Folklore Festival: 19 – 24 July
This world-renowned festival takes place in municipalities right across Majorca. Parades, dancing and live music can be experienced and it certainly is a wondrous sight to behold; it will really get you into the spirit of holiday, without spending a euro! Groups come from all over the world to take part in this exciting event.
Saint Jaume: 25July
The festival of Saint Jaume takes place across Majorca. Saint Jaume is the patron saint of Alcudia, and during this fiesta season you can enjoy everything from live music to bull fights, and dances. The festival concludes with an impressive firework display in Alcudia, which is a short 20 minute drive away from Puerto Pollensa.
There are many incredible festivals in Puerto Pollensa and throughout Majorca in July. So book your stay at Hotel Sis Pins, one of the finest beach hotels in Majorca and experience that true holiday feeling by taking advantage of all the brilliant fiestas that this beautiful island has to offer!