Mallorca has long been known as one of the best places in the Mediterranean for bird watching, especially in the north close to the resort of Puerto Pollensa (also known as Port de Pollença, Majorca). Twenty years ago it was the number one destination for birding holidays from both the UK and Germany.
Not only is the weather great but there is also a wealth of culture, great cuisine and fantastic scenery, particularly where the mountains meet the sea. All of this is less than a two and a half hour flight from the UK.
Without doubt the best place to stay if you are birdwatching or walking is the fantastic Puerto Pollensa (having its own little reserve of La Gola) as well as the now opened visitors centre for bird tourism on the Island. It is situated near to the Albufera Marsh, Boquer Valley and Cap de Formentor as well as the now very popular S’Albufereta including the Can Cuarassa and also ideal for birding in the Tramuntana.
This website is being developed to help all bird watchers visiting the Island to make the most of their stay by providing as much information on both birding and leisure as possible. We hope you will add value to the site by sharing information on your experience and most importantly posting your sightings on our bird forum.
This site and its sister site EnjoyMallorca.com provide information about bird sites and using our local knowledge we also provide information on where to stay in Puerto Pollensa and Alcudia. There are so many options from five star hotels to pension hostals.
As well as this we provide good recommendations on some excellent places to eat in both Pollença and Alcudia. We can also put you in touch with local bird guides who will take you on a full day or half day guided tour which we personally recommend.
Public transport to most of the local sites is both cheap and regular and also some are within taxi distance so another option.
There are many highlights when visiting this stunning Island and a boat trip will give you amazing memories.