Live like a local
Holidays in Porto Petro bring together a pretty sandy cove, luxury harbourside dining, and sleepy natural surroundings. It’s located on the south east coast of the Spanish island of Majorca, and offers a chance to escape and get away from it all. Couples and families wanting to enjoy a quiet break will love holidays here, while those wanting to explore the natural surroundings will find plenty for them as well.
Porto Petro has an interesting history, dating back to its days as a fishing village since the 13th Century. You’ll find a sense of its past throughout the whitewashed buildings and narrow maze of streets. Wander down to the golden sands of its beach, stopping off in street side cafés for a coffee or ice cream as you watch the world go by. Traditional seafood dishes and craft shops allow you to immerse yourself in the island’s tranquil side, as well as offering some excellent handmade souvenirs to take home.
Porto Petro is a quiet, tranquil village which lends itself to luxury holidays. It offers spectacular surroundings, with Mondragó Natural Park just five minutes away by car. Here you’ll find wetlands, emerald forests, and rugged cliffs towering over the crystal clear waters. The harbour is the perfect place to unwind with a cocktail in hand, or you could book boat trips and explore the sparkling waters of Majorca’s southern coastline.
At Sovereign we’ll help you get the most from your luxury holidays in Porto Petro. Our Trusted Advisers will find the ideal hotel from our carefully chosen selection. Book the Blau Privilege Porto Petro Beach Resort and Spa and you can enjoy everything you need right on your doorstep. Its modern décor and architecture provide the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday and there is a fantastic spa for adults to enjoy. Families can choose from three children’s clubs and there is also football, basketball, tennis, and much more.
Flight time from the UK to Majorca is around 2 hours 15 minutes.
Transfer time from Palma airport to Porto Perto is approximately 1 hour.
Majorca starts warming up for summer around April, when the mercury climbs into the 20s and doesn’t stop until around July, which can top 30°C. You’re looking at around 11 hours of sunshine a day in midsummer, with bath-like sea temperatures. Things won’t cool off until October, which still hovers in the low to mid 20s.
Currently visas are not required for UK citizens travelling to Spain.
Restaurant bills include a service charge by law in Spain, so whether you choose to tip further is up to you. If you enjoyed the meal and service, it is customary to leave 5-10%. Hotel porters and maids will appreciate a small tip, and while taxi drivers don’t require a tip, it’s common to round up the fare.
The official language of Spain is Spanish. English is widely spoken too, so getting by is easy.