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The largest of the Balearics might be the most elegant but it also has a free-spirited air that has attracted creatives for decades.
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Why Visit
DH Lawrence, Joan Miró and Anaïs Nin flocked to sleepy Deià in the 1950s to mingle with society luminaries such as Winston Churchill, Grace Kelly and the Duke of Windsor. The well-heeled bohemians have remained loyal to Mallorca ever since. Palma’s old town is one of the Med’s finest; a maze of dinky boutiques, winding alleyways and sunny plazas, and the coast itself is as jaw-dropping as you’ll find anywhere. The vast interior is dominated by the Unesco-listed Tramuntana mountain range, in whose sweeping folds nestle tiny villages, orchards and olive groves.

Mallorca is the ultimate honeymoon destination - rugged and refined, with Instagram opportunities at every corner. Mallorca is a great destination for fitness freaks. Famed for its peerless cycling terrain (Bradley Wiggins trains here), there’s plenty for the serious roadie.