Mallorca is the ideal vacation destination for you and your kids. The restaurant where the staff will smile and coo to your kids? Test. Balmy instead of hot summer climate? Test. Are sandy beaches with clean water safe for swimming? Check, test, test.
Even better, this Mediterranean island is also home to dozens of family-friendly hotels. You’ll find it all here, from big five-stars treating the kids like royalty, to all-beach running clubs for all ages from teenagers. And there’s no need to compromise either – some of Mallorca’s best family hotels are in fact the best hotels to stay at.
These are our favorites for families of all ages.
The best family hotels in Majorca are:
- Best for relaxation: Sapphire Palace Alcudia, booking.com
- Best for children’s unusual activities: Belmond The Residence, booking.com
- Best for city culture: Portixol Hotel, booking.com
- Best to explore: Jumeirah Port Sóller Hotel & Spa, booking.com
- Best for sports: Robinson Cala Serena Club, booking.com
- Best for amusement park fun: South Meliá Beach, booking.com
- Best for luxury: Son Bru Hotel & Spa, booking.com
- Best for entertainment: Tui Family Life Mallorca Mar, booking.com
Neighborhood: Port of Alcudia
A luxury hotel with a program of activities specially designed for children, this five-star hotel in northern Mallorca makes it easy for parents to relax. The family swimming suites can accommodate up to 6 people and have direct water access, while the kids’ pool has a pirate ship, slides and private playground. When the kids head to the kids’ clubs (ages 4-16), parents can get a well-deserved vacation, go to the spa, or relax by the adults-only pool.
Price: Rooms from €256 (£214)
There’s so much for the kids to do at La Residencia, from walking donkeys through organic gardens for picnics, to pottery and cooking workshops and tennis classes with professional coaches. Kids’ clubs are open to children aged four and up, while babysitting or even private nannies can be arranged upon request. The rooms are large enough to accommodate families of all sizes; Some suites even have a private plunge pool.
Price: Rooms from €834 (£697)
Neighborhood: Es Portixol
Palma is a laid-back city that welcomes all ages with cafes and restaurants, and this boutique hotel is within easy walking distance of many of the finest seafood businesses carefully clustered around harbor just outside. The sandy beach of Playa de Palma is also a few minutes away and the city center is also within walking distance. The luxurious pool area can lure you in to stay, and the rooms are bright and cool, many with private terraces.
Price: Rooms from €349 (£298)
Neighborhood: Port de Sóller
Perched atop a cliff overlooking the seaside resort town of Port de Sóller, this luxury hotel is a great stop for both the beach and the tramping of the Tramuntana mountains behind – don’t miss catching the tram to town picturesque Sóller. Back at the hotel, Barbaroja’s kids club has games and crafts for young children (ages 3-12) and is free for guests up to two hours a day.
Price: Rooms from €619 (£517)
Neighborhood: Cala d’Or
Kids in need of a breather? Book a stay at this sports-focused hotel and you can join them in playing tennis and football, mountain biking along the coast, or even learning to ride a horse or scuba dive. There are also kids’ clubs for children three and up, and babysitting can be arranged upon request. The room is simple but spacious; All have balconies or terraces.
Price: Doubles from €397 (£332)
Neighborhood: Calvià . Beach
There’s plenty to do at this family-friendly resort hotel. Book one of the modern rooms at The Level and you’ll get an all-inclusive open bar and private sundeck with outdoor pool (one in six hotels in total). Your smart bracelet, released at check-in, also gives you access to the resort’s Katmandu theme park and Katlantis Splash Park, along with Spain’s largest light amusement park ( for ages 2-12).
Price: Rooms from €124 (£104)
Son Brull’s new Villa Suites are just the ticket to a luxurious family stay – each with its own pool and garden, and two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The hotel also has a large communal swimming pool, along with a gourmet restaurant and spa. Children over six can participate in “multi-adventure camp” activities, including kayaking, whitewater rafting and ziplining, while cots, baby tubs, and listeners are provided for infants. as well as babysitting services.
Price: Rooms from €629 (£525)
Neighborhood: Cala Bona
Take the baby away? Tui’s Family Life Mallorca Mar has facilities and activities for even the smallest of guests, including music and story-telling sessions as well as a light party. Clubs for older kids (3-15 years) operate day and night and have family shows every evening to bring everyone together. The rooms are designed for families, have separate lounges and kitchenettes, and the buffet restaurant has plenty of kid-friendly options.
Price: Seven nights from €639pp (£534) all-inclusive