Tucked away on the eastern coast of Majorca, Porto Cristo is an oasis of peace right by the seaside. This small resort town is located on a small inlet, where stunning sea views and picture-perfect beaches are never more than a few minutes away. Porto Cristo's relaxed atmosphere makes it the ideal destination for a family holiday or for a last-minute getaway. Come here to relax and unwind on its pretty crescent-shaped golden sand beach, to enjoy the views, and to sample the best of Majorcan cuisine.
When to Go
Porto Cristo offers sunny skies and pleasant temperatures for nearly 9 months every year. Average temperatures reach 20°C in late March and stay balmy until late October. During the height of the summer, the thermometers hit the 30°C mark and visitors can enjoy 11 hours of sunshine a day.
Where to Stay
Check out Porto Cristo's selection of all inclusive hotels if you are planning a cheap family holiday. The best hotels are located around the marina and offer cool harbour views, wellness centres, gym facilities, and buffet restaurants. The resort's small size means that your accommodation of choice will always be centrally located, providing easy access to the town's main attractions.
Attractions & Events
Porto Cristo's beaches are perfect for the practice of watersports like kayaking and diving. If you are in Porto Cristo on a family holiday, the little ones will love going on pedalo boat ride or on a glass-bottom boat trip. You can also arrange a boat excursion to nearby coves like Canyamel, Cala Bona and Cala Millor (where there's also a safari park). Don't leave town without visiting the Coves del Drac (Dragon Caves), home to one of world's largest underground lakes. To add to the charm of this unique natural attraction, daily classical music concerts are held by the lake.
Every July the town celebrates its Wine and Seafood Festival, a great opportunity to sample the best of Majorcan fare. Towards the end of July, the Sant Carme fiesta brings colourful parades and music performances to Porto Cristo's streets.
Come to Porto Cristo for a low-key and relaxed package holiday by the sea or treat yourself to a last minute holiday at this scenic Mediterranean town. Before you book, contact the travel experts at A1 Travel and let us find the best deals and bargains for you.