Mallorca (or Majorca as it is also known) is the largest of the Balearic Islands and a holiday apartment rental or a holiday in Spain villa here is a great family choice. The relatively short flight time means that Majorca is a favourite destination for families with small children in search of some year-round sunshine. It has fantastic beaches, lively nightlife and a variety of self-catering rental accommodation Spain which ranges from small apartments in lively resorts to more secluded farm houses and luxury villas. It is the perfect destination for families who will find no shortage of activities both on and off the beach with lots to see and do.Many people favour self-catering rental accommodation Spain over hotels as it suits their lifestyle especially if they have small children. If you book your holiday apartment rental or holiday in Spain villa direct from the property owner you can ask questions about the accommodation before committing yourself to a booking. The questions you may want to ask will probably be about facilities provided in the rental accommodation for example sleeping arrangements including availability of cots, cooking and washing facilities, access to swimming pools, nearness of shops and beach, necessity for a car, etc. Knowing what to expect is essential if you are travelling with a family, as is knowing what to bring.
The journey to your Spanish holiday apartment rental or luxury villa rental Spain can also be less stressful with small children if you plan ahead. Whether you choose to fly or drive to Spain you will still need to keep the little ones amused on the journey. Prepare a bag of toys and travel games to take with you in case they get bored and some familiar snacks and drinks are also useful. Portable DVD players or MP3 players loaded with favourite music are ideal for unexpected flight delays or traffic hold-ups. On the whole Spain welcomes children with open arms and has a more relaxed and tolerant way of dealing with small children than some European countries.Choosing rental accommodation Spain for your holiday in Mallorca means that you can sample the range of cuisine available on the island from traditional Spanish tapas to local Majorcan specialties. If you try the local cuisine you will find it is a healthy blend of fresh fish and vegetables cooked in olive oil with plenty of garlic. However if you want to cook for yourself you will find that your holiday apartment rental or holiday in Spain villa has ample cooking facilities and all you need to do is find out where the best places are to buy your ingredients!For visitors who choose a holiday apartment rental in Mallorca there is so much more to this lovely island than sun, sea and sand. When you venture away from the beaches you can see Gothic architecture, explore charming hilltop villages, olive groves and hidden coves, visit the lively city of Palma de Mallorca or enjoy walking or cycling to the fabulous Sierra de Tramuntana Mountains. Another idea for a day trip is a ride on the vintage electric train from Palma to Soller. It chugs slowly through the countryside to the pretty town of Soller which is encircled by green hills and has an old-fashioned Mallorcan ambiance.
After you have booked your holiday apartment rental or holiday villa rental you must decide how you are going to travel to your holiday destination. There are plenty of reasonably priced flights available to Mallorca but some people prefer to travel by car or even train. However you travel, we strongly advise you to organize some suitable holiday insurance before you go. This is to cover you if something unfortunate happens and to give you some help to get over the problem or inconvenience of lost or delayed luggage, lost cash or passport, missed flights etc. There are many reasonably priced policies available and you can either contact an insurance broker or search the internet for the cover you require and book on-line.
For a sunny family holiday try rental accommodation Spain in Mallorca. There are plenty of holiday in Spain villa rentals on offer if you book early! You can book a holiday apartment rental directly with the property owners. Clive Long, the author, is a Director of the Holiday-Villa-Select website which offers cost effective holiday rentals in Spain booked direct with owners who advertise their holiday villa or apartment on this website no commission charged.