Weather Averages for Majorca in February
Averages for Majorca in February
Just like January, February is also one of the coldest times of the year in Majorca, Balearic Islands, when the average temperature is just 10°C. During this month, the temperature can reach as high as 15°C, dropping down to around 5°C after dark. There is an average of eight rainy days throughout the whole month and five foggy days. With around three hours of sunshine per day and an average sea temperature of 6°C, it’s unlikely you’ll spend more than a few minutes at the beach.
Dates for the diary
The weekend before lent is dedicated to the carnival celebrations, when the island comes alive with parades, games, music, dancing and singing. The biggest events are held in the island’s capital, Palma, but almost every other town also hosts its own festivities. Keep an eye out for posters advertising the dates and locations of upcoming celebrations.
On February 3rd, the celebrations of Sant Blai take place in Sant Joan, when villages are anointed with holy oil to ward off sore throats. Although it sounds a bit bizarre, this festival is great for the whole family to watch and is full of music, singing, dancing and traditional Majorcan food and drink.
Things to do
When it comes to evening entertainment, it doesn’t get much better than Come Fly with Me. Held at the Globo Balear Theatre in Magaluf, this show is a fantastic combination of swing music, dancing and acrobatics. There are various tickets available – including one which incorporates a meal beforehand – ensuring there is something for everyone.
Cap de Formentor is one of the most popular attractions in Majorca and is best visited when the weather is bright and sunny. Found in the northern tip of the island, this mountainous region is full of beaches and great views. You can explore the area by driving along the winding roads to see the best vistas or following the walking trails to get to the bays. You’ll be surrounded by photo opportunities, so don’t forget to take your camera.
Hit the beach
If you’re looking for a beach surrounded by many shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, Port de Pollensa is the beach for you. Here you’ll find soft, white sand and shallow waters, making it ideal for families with young children. Facilities are extensive and include sun beds, parasols, toilets and lifeguards. There is also a great selection of water sports available, such as windsurfing, snorkelling, scuba diving and sailing.
The beach at Palma Nova is very popular with British holidaymakers and is the ideal place to spend a sunny afternoon. Like many of the beaches on the island, Palma Nova has white sand and clear waters, making it a great spot for swimming and snorkelling. Here you’ll find a selection of amenities, including sun beds, shades, lifeguards, changing rooms and toilets, as well as a top choice of water sports, such as pedaloes, water skiing, jet skiing and wind surfing. There are also many cafes, bars and restaurants in the area, where you can enjoy a light lunch or early dinner.
Where to eat & drink
When it comes to dining out, Restaurant Siller is one of the best restaurants in Port de Pollensa. This recently refurbished eatery offers a stylish interior with small, medium and large tables to suit all group sizes. On top of the lunch and a la carte evening menus, Restaurant Siller also features an extensive breakfast menu, packed with traditional Majorcan dishes. Every day there is a small selection of specials on offer, made using fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Es Coll d’Os in Cala Ratjada is another great choice for authentic Majorcan dining. Most of the vegetables, meat and fish served here is grown or raised at the restaurant’s very own farm, so you can be sure everything is of high quality and has been produced without pesticides and chemicals. Although the menu is only small, it changes regularly according to the season and everything comes highly recommended.
Clubbers won’t want to miss the chance to visit BCM Planet Dance in Magaluf. During the summer months, this club is the place to be and features celebrity guest DJs, such as Tim Westwood and Judge Jules. Visitors do have to pay a fee to enter, although this includes unlimited use of three all-inclusive bars inside.
The Magic Complex in Alcudia is another great choice for clubbers. Home to a huge number of bars and clubs, the Magic Complex hosts regular parties throughout the summer months and during the weekends. Each night hotspot plays a different kind of music, including Glop, Apels, La Nit, UNIK and Botellon.
Where to stay
If you’re looking for low-cost accommodation in Majorca, Protur Bonaire Aparthotel in Cala Bona is a great choice. Found just a short distance away from the beach, this complex is made up of one-bedroom apartments and offers a wealth of amenities. Guests can take advantage of swimming pools, Jacuzzi, sports facilities, WiFi, bars, restaurant and children’s activities throughout the day and evening. An onsite animation team also organises entertainment for both adults and children to enjoy.
Melia Cala D'Or Boutique Hotel in Cala d’Or is a great choice for families and couples who want to be close to the beach. This complex features 49 classic rooms, each of which comes with air conditioning, heating WiFi, bathroom and king size or twin beds. There are loads of facilities and services for guests to enjoy, including spa, gym, swimming pools, children’s pool and satellite TV.
When it comes to accommodation, Hotel Es Port in Soller is one of the best hotels in the resort. With a choice of single, double and family rooms, as well as junior suites, this hotel offers something for everyone. Services and amenities are extensive and include spa, restaurant, tennis courts, swimming pool and many sporting opportunities in the area.
Hotel Son Matias Beach in Palma Nova is perfect for couples looking for accommodation during their holiday in Majorca. This adults only hotel features loads of facilities and services, such as swimming pool, Jacuzzi, bar and restaurant. There are various apartments and suites available, including three junior suites which have been adapted for wheelchair access.
Families and couples looking for holiday accommodation should take a look at Hotel Don Pedro in Cala San Vincente. This beachside hotel offers loads of facilities for guests to enjoy, including an all-inclusive option, swimming pool, 24-hour reception, internet access, bar, restaurant and children’s activities.