Hostels in Mallorca Island, Spain

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Get to know Mallorca Island (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Mallorca Island. To help you make friends with Mallorca Island before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Mallorca Island is also named and spelled Majorca - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Calling all party animals and beach-lovers -- Majorca (Mallorca), Balearic Islands, Spain, is the destination for you. Majorca (also known as Mallorca) is the largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago, which is part of Spain.

Majorca is a well-known vacation destination, and extremely popular with British and German tourists in particular. As a result, the place is flooded with budget accommodations to cater to tourists’ needs. So, you shouldn’t have too much trouble when it comes to booking a hostel in Majorca (Mallorca), Balearic Islands, Spain. It does get quite busy during summer, however, so if you’ve got your heart set on a place or if you want the cheapest possible option, you will still need to book your Majorca (Mallorca), Balearic Islands, Spain hostel ahead of time to ensure you don’t miss out.

Most people are attracted to Majorca as holiday destination, thanks to its sunshine and gorgeous beaches. So, while you’re there, relaxing on the beach or going for a swim is something you definitely shouldn’t miss. You’re spoilt for choice as there more than two hundred sixty beaches. Among the best beaches are Cala Agulla, Portals Vells, Formentor, Illetas, Son Serra de Marina, Cala Llamp, Cala Estellencs, Cala Tuent, and Puerto Pollensa. This is just the beginning, though, as there is an extensive range of other beaches that are just as beautiful.

Speaking of beautiful things, the Serra de Tramontana is one of the most gorgeous landscapes on the globe. If you get a chance, go for a drive from Valldemossa through Deia and the Fornalutx Valley to Sa Calobra and prepare for your jaw to drop at its beauty.

As Majorca is quite an old area, there is a plethora of historic gems to explore. Among them are the ancient ruins like Pollentia, Banys Arabs (Arab Baths), and Parque Arqueopogico Puig de Sa Morisca, as well as old religious sites such as Iglesia Nova, Santuari de Cura, and Basilica de Sant Francesc.

The nightlife in Majorca is epic, so don’t forget to down a few cocktails while you’re on vacation.

C'an Picafort

Originally a small fishing village in the north east of Mallorca, C’an Picafort has become a popular resort for tourists – both locals looking for a weekend getaway and international travelers hoping to explore some of Spain’s most spectacular beaches.

Visitors to C’an Picafort will enjoy the wide variety of outdoor recreation activities available within the town, including go-carting, tennis, horse riding, water-skiing, sailing, windsurfing, mini-golf, fishing, cycling, hiking, and even bird-watching. The Mediterranean climate, which boasts warm summers and mild winters, provides perfect conditions for tourists to indulge in some sun and sand.

The old town centre gives history buffs the chance to explore the community’s roots. With a marina, post office, town hall, and even ancient gardens and an old church, C’an Picafort offers much more than just a beachside paradise.

Accommodation is varied here, with plenty of options for tourists to choose from. Hostels are available for backpackers looking for a cheap stop on their way through town, but bed and breakfasts and luxury resorts are also plentiful. Whether you decide to stay in an elegant hotel or a busy hostel, C’an Picafort has something catered to your needs.

Since this town has become a popular tourist destination, visitors can enjoy a wide variety of international German, British, and Scandinavian cuisine – as well as traditional Mediterranean dishes like langosta a la parrilla, a lobster dish with a locally made mayonnaise. Pedestrians can venture up and down the traffic-free promenade along the beach, sampling dishes from a variety of local eateries while they enjoy the Spanish sun.

Bus connections are available to bring tourists to their local hostels or hotels from the nearby towns of Pollensa, Alcudia, and Palma, and car rentals are also recommended for travelers looking to explore the coastline more extensively. The nearest airport is Son Sant Joan International Airport, located in Palma.

Written by local enthusiast for Mallorca Island hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Mallorca Island hostels Erin

FAQ about Mallorca Island Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Mallorca Island. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Mallorca Island. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Mallorca Island costs on average $28 for a dorm. A hostel in Mallorca Island with private rooms costs on average $88.
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Hostel Sóller - Albergue Juvenil is the best rated hostel for partying in Mallorca Island.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Mallorca Island

Your Packing List for Mallorca Island

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Mallorca Island and Spain.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Mallorca Island Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Mallorca Island, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$28 Average dorm price
$88 Average private room price
$24 Cheapest hostel in Mallorca Island
Embat Hostel is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Mallorca Island
8.7 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

C'an Picafort (20 Km / 13 mi.)
Felanitx (19 Km / 12 mi.)
Playa de Muro (22 Km / 14 mi.)
El Arenal (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Can Pastilla (27 Km / 17 mi.)
Alcúdia (28 Km / 17 mi.)
Santanyi (30 Km / 19 mi.)

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