Weather Averages for Majorca in April
Averages for Majorca in April
The temperature continues to slowly climb up again in April in Majorca, Balearic Islands, when the average temperature is 13°C, made up of highs of around 19°C during the day and lows of 7°C after sunset. There are around five sunshine hours per day, although there are also nine rainy days during the month. The average sea temperature is still very cold at 6°C, but it will be slightly warmer toward the end of the month.
Serra de Tramuntana is one of the most popular attractions in Majorca and is a must for nature lovers. This mountain range is a UNESCO world heritage site on the northwest coast of the island and can be explored by car or on foot. During the winter months there is a chance that the roads and pathways will be covered in snow, but you shouldn’t have to worry about this in April. Instead, you’ll get to see plants and flowers blooming and may even get to see goats grazing on the land.
History buffs won’t want to miss the chance to visit Pollentia – a collection of ancient Roman ruins in Alcudia. Make sure you climb the Calvari Steps to see the amazing panoramic views from the top – don’t forget your camera. As well as the ruins, there is also a small church to see and a few cafes in the area. The village itself is very hilly with lots of steps, so make sure you’re wearing sturdy footwear and be prepared for plenty of walking.
On the third weekend of April, Pollensa holds its annual wine fair at the Claustre del Convent de Santo Domingo. During this event, locals and tourists travel from all over the Balearic Islands to sample the Majorcan wines, many of which have won awards. There is a small entry fee, but this allows you to try as many samples as you like and purchase a few of your favourite bottles.
Toward the end of the month, the rural towns begin to celebrate the warmer season with various spring fairs. These fairs are great fun for the whole family and include markets, arts and crafts workshops, agricultural shows and dances. Dates are never released until shortly before the events, so keep an eye out for posters advertising activities.
Cala d’Or beach is a fantastic place to spend a day if the weather is warm and sunny. This Blue Flag bay is ideal for swimming and snorkelling, thanks to its gentle, clear waters. You’ll find a small selection of facilities available here, including sun beds, parasols and some water sports. This beach gets very busy during the summer months, making April one of the best times to visit.
If you want to have a go at diving, visit El Toro beach where you’ll find the Mar Balear dive centre at Port Adriano. The Marine Reserves here are full of marine life and sea grass, making them a top location for diving. If you’d rather soak up the sun on the beach, you’ll be pleased to hear that the warm soft sand is perfect for lounging on and there is a great choice of supermarkets, shops and restaurants nearby.
When it comes to modern European dining, it doesn’t get much better than Miti Di Palma Restaurant & Lounge Bar in Playa de Palma. Here you’ll find an extensive menu packed with traditional dishes, each with a modern twist. There is also a comprehensive wine menu available, with something to suit each meal perfectly.
Restaurante Café de la Mar is Sa Coma is another popular place for dining in Majorca. Just a short walk away from the beach, this eatery offers a fantastic selection of fresh seafood, grilled meats and daily specials. Everything is cooked to order, so there may be a short wait for your meal, although everyone is offered a complimentary appetiser of bread and olives after ordering.
Canny Lad in Alcudia is a great bar to go if you’re looking for entertainment the whole family can enjoy. Here you’ll find karaoke, bingo and live cabaret almost every evening, as well as adult comedy videos like Only Fools and Horses shown on large screen TVs.
Tim’s Bar in Port d'Andratx is a popular bar located on the harbour front. Here you’ll find a great selection of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails, as well as complimentary WiFi. Each Saturday, the chill out bar adopts a nightclub atmosphere and plays dance music until the early morning.
Hotel Miramar in Puerto de Pollensa is perfect for couples and families looking for accommodation during their holiday in Majorca. This award-winning hotel offers a number of amenities, including swimming pool, spa, gym, WiFi, excursion booking, car hire, bars and restaurant. Also in Puerto de Pollensa, Mar Calma Hotel is another popular choice and offers 17 twin rooms, two single rooms and one suite. Guests can dine at the snack bar for breakfast, lunch and dinner and can take advantage of the free WiFi, beautician services, car rental and laundry service.
If you’re on a tight budget, the Sotavento Apartments in Magaluf might be just what you’re looking for. Here you’ll find a selection of one- and two-bedroom apartments, as well as swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gym, supermarket, internet access, games room and free parking.
Vanity Suites Hotel & Spa in Cala Mesquida is ideal for couples seeking a romantic break. Just a short distance away from the beach, this hotel features landscaped gardens, swimming pools, Jacuzzi, bars, restaurants and a spa. Several golf packages are also available to guests.
When it comes to accommodation in Majorca, Paraiso Aparthotel in Sa Coma is a popular three star hotel close to the beach. Facilities include a buffet restaurant, swimming pool, family entertainment, free WiFi and kids’ club, as well as an all-inclusive option.