What's the weather like in Majorca in October?
There are around eight hours of glorious sunshine each day in Majorca, the Balearic Islands in October - that's plenty to spend at the beach or pool, working on your tan. However, with 69mm of rainfall divided between seven days, October is the wettest month of the year, so make sure you pack some waterproofs.
Is Majorca Warm in October?
The average temperature is 20°C, made up of average highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. The first two weeks of October 2018 enjoyed glorious sunshine and very little cloud. Cloud increased in the final two weeks of October 2018, but there was no rainfall for the month.
Extreme Temperatures In Majorca In October
The highest recorded temperature for Majorca in October is a scorching 33°C, with the lowest recorded at a brisk 4°C.
How Rainy Is Majorca In October?
Even though it is the rainiest month of the year, October is exceptionally unlikely to experience any snow.
Can You Swim In The Sea In October?
As the cloud coverage increases, the average sea temperature is 22°C in October. This is warm enough for most people to enjoy a swim.
Is Majorca Humid In October?
Majorca is humid all-year-round and October is no exception. The humidity ranges from an average of 55% to 97%, rarely dropping below 41% and reaching as high as 100% on several instances.
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Majorca Hotels in October
When it comes to accommodation in Majorca, Hotel Juma in Pollensa is ideal for couples and families. This recently-refurbished hotel offers a small number of rooms, all of which come complete with satellite TV, air conditioning, free WiFi, and complimentary breakfast. Services are limited to car and bike rental, airport transfer, and information about the surrounding area.
Viva Palmanova in Calvia is perfect for those who want to be close to the beach during their holiday. Here you'll find a world of facilities, including swimming pools, children's water playground, sun terrace, sauna, gym, Jacuzzi, several restaurants, and WiFi.
Flamenco Hotel in Cala Millor is another popular choice for families and couples looking for accommodation in Majorca. This four-star hotel offers comfortable rooms and a great selection of services and amenities, including a buffet restaurant, swimming pools, spa, Jacuzzi, car hire, and free WiFi.
Iberostar Alcudia Park
Iberostar Alcudia Park in Playa de Muro is ideal for families and couples looking for an all-inclusive getaway. The accommodation comes in the form of studios and apartments and there is a great selection of amenities and services for everyone to enjoy, including swimming pools, kids' clubs, playground, spa, WiFi, bars, and restaurants.
Hipotels Marfil Playa
Hipotels Marfil Playa is one of the most popular hotels in Sa Coma. Here accommodation comes in the form of 162 double rooms, all of which have a terrace, bathroom, air conditioning, and flat-screen TV. There are many facilities on site, such as an all-inclusive option, buffet restaurant, sun terrace, swimming pool, sauna, gym, tennis and squash courts, entertainment, kids' club, and free WiFi.
Majorca Beach for October
Albatros Diving Centre
If you want to have a go at diving, head to the beach at Cala Bona and pop into the Albatros Diving Centre. The rocky sea bed surrounding this sandy bay makes for fantastic diving opportunities, where you'll have the chance to spot different tropical fish. If you're not in the mood for diving, you can soak up the sun on the beach if you get some pleasant weather. There are many facilities to enjoy, such as sun loungers, parasols, toilets, showers, and lifeguards.
The beach at Canyamel is another great place to spend a few hours. Surrounded by mountains and pine forests, this Blue Flag beach has golden sand, clear waters, and a wealth of facilities, including sunbeds, shades, toilets, showers, and lifeguards. There is also a handful of water sports available, such as pedalo hire, sailing, surfing, and diving. Two cafes are found very close to the beach, providing the ideal places for a spot for lunch or something to drink.
Cala Agulla Beach
This lovely beach with fine golden brown sand and glistening turquoise shallow waters is in the northeast of the island. Cala Agulla Beach is surrounded by pine forests and is in a cove making it very protected. There are good facilities including a restaurant, bar and sun loungers for hire. There is also a lifeguard is on duty making it ideal for families with children.
Bars and Restaurants
Sa Roqueta has been considered the best restaurant in Port d'Alcudia. This hidden little gem is easy to walk past, but a visit is well worth it! With a small, refined menu and a very popular reservations book, Sa Roqueta is an obvious choice for those wanting authentic and lovingly prepared Italian dishes. The bruschetta started is highly recommended, as well as the Sicilian slow-cooked lamb. The staff are attentive, friendly, and very knowledgeable on the excellent wine choices.
Stanley's Tea Room
Stanley's Tea Room in Cala Bona is a great place to go for fresh sandwiches and homemade cakes. If you're in the mood for a leisurely lunch, opt for the afternoon tea and you'll be presented with a three-tiered cake stand laden with sandwiches, crisps, scones, cupcakes, and a pot of tea.
The largest and most popular club in Cala Millor, Palace Q is the place to see and be seen. This nightclub is spread over several levels and sports a smart-casual dress code. There is a great mixture of Spanish and international dance tunes played between 10 pm and 6am when the dance floors are buzzing with a lively atmosphere.
Soho Urban Vintage Bar
Soho Urban Vintage Bar in Palma has a friendly, relaxed atmosphere with 70s-style décor making it a hit for those who want something a bit more chilled out than Majorca's usual clubs. There are even retro video games to play such as Atari! The music here is more of a cheesy 70s-80s scene than the latest techno beats and it closes early in comparison, at 2 am.
Things to do in Majorca in October
Nature lovers won't want to miss the chance to visit the S'Albufera Wetlands. Here you can see hundreds of birds that flock from all over Majorca, making it a top site for birdwatchers. As well as the wildlife, this park also features a huge number of plants and flowers that you won't find anywhere else in the Balearic Islands. There are many walking and cycle trails to follow which will take you past the most interesting parts of the wetlands.
Coves de Campanet
The Coves de Campanet in Alcudia is another popular attraction to visit. You can take a 40-minute tour around the site which covers approximately 3,200m2 to see the various pathways, chambers, and pools. The caves are renowned for the fossilized remains and the richness of calcareous deposits which take the form of stalactites and stalagmites, so don't forget to take your camera with you you'll be surrounded by photo opportunities at every turn.