Weather Averages for Majorca in September
Averages for Majorca in September
Majorca, Balearic Islands begins to cool down in September, when the summer season comes to a close. During this month the average temperature is a pleasant 22°C, made up of highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C. Although September isn’t at the height of the summer season, the heat is still very strong, so drinking plenty of water to keep hydrated is highly recommended. At this time of year there are around five hours of sunshine each day and the average sea temperature is a pleasant 12°C. With around eight rainy days, it’s likely you’ll experience a shower or two during your stay.
The surfing opportunities are very limited in Majorca, which is why the Wave House at the Sol Wave House Hotel in Calvia is so popular. Here you’ll find two wave machines – the Double FlowRider which is perfect for beginners and the FlowBarrel Ten which is more suitable for experienced surfers. There is a team of qualified instructors and pro surfers onsite to teach you everything you’ll need to know to start surfing.
If you’re holidaying with little ones, a trip to the Palma Aquarium in Palma is a must, especially if the weather is a bit cloudy. Home to over 8,000 animals of 700 different species, this aquarium also features a restaurant, jungle, Mediterranean gardens, children’s play area and gift shop. There are loads of children’s activities held during the summer months, such as face painting, diving, water fights and even overnight sleepovers.
At the beginning of the month, the melon festival is held in Vilafranca de Bonany to celebrate the start of the harvest season. This event is a great opportunity to sample the local produce, such as melons and figs and purchase some of your favourites. You can also learn about the village’s traditional farming techniques.
During the final week of September, the Fiesta des Vermar is held in Binissalem to celebrate the grape harvest. There is loads to see and do during this event, including a grape treading contest, group dinners in the town square, music concerts, giant paella cooking and the world-renowned grape fight in which participants are obliged to wear white. Whether you want to be involved or just observe from a distance, this celebration is one of the best Majorca has to offer.
Sa Coma beach is a great place to spend a day, whatever the weather. This bay is almost 1km long and features white sand and clear water where you can sometimes see dolphins. There are plenty of facilities available, including sun loungers, sun shades, toilets, changing rooms and life guards during the summer months. There is also a small selection of water sports on offer, such as pedalo hire, windsurfing and scuba diving.
If you’re looking for something more remote and secluded, try the Cala Torta beach. Although the route is well signposted, this beach is usually very quiet, due to the gravel roads you have to drive over to reach it. The beach itself is made of soft sand and surrounded by small mountains, which provide great conditions for snorkelling. Due to its off the beaten track location, you won’t find any facilities here and nudism is permitted, but it’s not obligatory.
Trespais is one of the most highly regarded restaurants in Port d'Andratx. Here you’ll find an eclectic choice of starters, mains and desserts, almost all of which are prepared freshly onsite. The high quality of food and unbeatable service make this restaurant very popular, so booking in advance is recommended.
If you’re in the mood for tapas, make sure you visit Bistro Mercat in Llucamajor, where you’ll find a small selection of tapas made with fresh and seasonal ingredients. The portions are very large, so it’s best to ask your server for their advice, to ensure you’re not ordering too much food for your group.
Situated in Alcudia, The Posh Paddy is very popular with both tourists and expats who are looking for friendly service and a great atmosphere. Here you’ll find live entertainment every evening, hosted by Brendan – the resident compare and singer who always gets the crowd going.
Wellies Restaurant & Bar in Puerto Portals is a combination of daytime café, stylish restaurant and late-night bar, ensuring there is something to suit everyone. Boasting a harbour front location, this bar features a cocktail garden terrace where you can relax as you choose from the extensive drinks menu.
Llenaire Hotel in Puerto de Pollensa is perfect for families and couples looking for somewhere to stay during their holiday in Majorca. There is a small selection of well-equipped rooms available, as well as several made-to-measure packages, including relaxing getaways, cycling and walking holidays, bird-watching options and even a honeymoon package.
When it comes to accommodation, Las Gaviotas Suites Hotel is one of the best hotels in Playa de Muro. There is a wide selection of rooms to choose from, including family apartments, double rooms and suites, ensuring there is something to suit everyone. Guests can take advantage of many facilities, including swimming pools, pool bar, entertainment, buffet restaurant, gym and WiFi.
Prinsotel La Dorada is another hotel popular with families and couples. Also located in Playa de Muro, this four-star hotel is just a short walk away from the beach and features swimming pools, restaurants, spa, sports facilities and children’s activities. The accommodation comes in the form of spacious one- and two-bedroom apartments with bedroom(s), living room, bathroom and fully-equipped kitchen.
Hotel & Restaurant Forn Nou in Arta is a great choice when it comes to accommodation in Majorca. Here you’ll find just six rooms, each with its own character, and a very popular restaurant. There is plenty to do in the local area, such as golf, cycling, spa, hiking and trekking, making it the ideal place for nature lovers to stay.
Viva Blue in Playa de Muro is ideal for couples and families who want to be close to the beach. This four-star hotel offers plenty of facilities and services for everyone to enjoy, including swimming pools, spa, gardens, sports facilities, supermarket, bars and restaurants.