10 Reasons to Have Your Destination Wedding in Mallorca

The island of Mallorca will capture your heart from the very first moment. It is the largest of the Balearic Islands of Spain in the Mediterranean, and is one of the most popular destinations in the world with its beaches making international headlines. Mallorca is truly a magical and captivating location, and a dreamy place to get married in. There are so many reasons to have your destination wedding in Mallorca.

Be it the pristine and crystal clear beaches, the romantic and hidden coves, the impressive history and landmarks, the delicious food, the gorgeous weather, the sweet sangrias, the special cava and wines, the vibrant nightlife, the friendly people, the spectacular cliff top views, the beautiful mountain top villages, the adventurous hikes and exciting mountain treks that are full of breathtaking views…it’s an endless array of opportunities to experience and explore that fill your heart with love, joy and the most memorable experiences while you tie the knot with the love of your life.

These are TEN reasons why you should get married on the island of Mallorca.
1. Gorgeous Weather All Year Round

The climate in Mallorca is Mediterranean and the summers are warm, sunny and dry while the winters are mild. The temperatures during the summer rarely reach a scorching hot like other places in the Mediterranean, with the warmest month of August having an average maximum temperature of 30 degrees celsius. The climate that is influenced by the Mediterranean Sea means that it is always breezy, so the cooling wind can give a pleasant feel even on the hottest days.

Platja de Formentor – beautiful sandy beach at cap formentor, Mallorca, Spain

The wedding season in Mallorca is generally between April and October, with average temperatures falling between 20 and 26 degrees Celsius during the spring and autumn, and around 30 degrees Celsius during the summer. But there are some people who prefer the calmer and cooler winter months for their wedding celebration. The coldest month of the year is January with an average temperature of 15 degrees Celsius. Winters are generally mild with average night time lows of around 10 degrees Celsius in December and January. So, the weather in Mallorca remains generally warm throughout the year. This perfect weather means that you could enjoy an outdoor wedding at nearly any time of the year.

2. Variety of Stunning Venues
Port Verd Events seafront garden venue, Mallorca, Spain

Mallorca boasts a plethora of wedding locations for all tastes. From stunning seafront venues, beachside hotels and clifftop terraces with breathtaking views, to traditional fincas, boutique hotels and romantic luxury villas overlooking the valleys and mountains. There is a place for all of your dreams to come true so you could say “I Do” in the location that matches your taste. Any venue that you choose would definitely scream authenticity, romance, luxury and mesmerizing magic. There is a wide range of prices when it comes to venues, so you could choose the one that best suits your budget. 

Bride in luxury boutique hotel

It is also possible to celebrate your wedding in different locations: you could have your wedding ceremony and cocktail reception in a seafront venue, and say “I Do” by the altar with the romantic sound of waves crashing on the rocks below. Then, you could have your wedding dinner and party in an exclusive rural boutique hotel or in an elegant finca in the mountains overlooking the sea and valley where you could party and dance the night away.

3. Romantic Honeymoon on the Island
Sa Calobra Beach, Mallorca, Spain

Having your wedding in Mallorca means that you are already in a romantic setting that could carry you straight into a phenomenal honeymoon experience. With its incredible beaches, hidden and romantic coves, gorgeous mountains and lush nature, Mallorca promises a memorable honeymoon experience. Moreover, being on the island for your wedding means that you can save a lot of money on travel expenses for your honeymoon.

4. Suitable for Different Budgets

Contrary to what people might think about Mallorca being an expensive place since it is one of the most popular destinations in the world, the cost of having a wedding on the island is varied and suitable for different budgets. You could have a lavish and luxurious wedding for hundreds of thousands of euros, or a budget-friendly unique and gorgeous wedding for less than twenty thousand euros. It is very important to work with a destination wedding planner that knows the island and can offer you the best packages that suit your needs and budget.

5. Beautiful and Pristine Beaches
Platja de Formentor – beautiful sandy beach at Cap Formentor, Mallorca, Spain

White sand and crystal clear waters are characteristics of most of the beaches in Mallorca. While you might not select a seafront venue and opt for a traditional finca or a countryside hotel, you might still spend days at the beach with your partner soaking in the sun, or your guests might be enjoying the variety of water sports offered all around the island. On every side of the island, you find hidden gems of rocky coves and secluded, pristine beaches that you could visit for a romantic and private getaway with your partner. There are also some coves that would be perfect for private events, surrounded by turquoise waters, pristine nature and mountain views.

6. Incredible Mediterranean Cuisine

Mallorcan cuisine has been exposed to various influences over the centuries and is based on all the Mediterranean ingredients. There is a fusion of styles with most restaurants and caterers generally offering Mediterranean dishes as well as traditional Mallorcan ones, all of which are rooted in local ingredients. With a variety of fish, seafood, local meat, seasonal vegetables and fruits, freshly baked breads, sweet and salty pastries, and a generous use of olive oil and garlic, who wouldn’t be in love with this cuisine? For your wedding dinner, there are a variety of options to choose from as well as Michelin Star chefs to hire for a special and luxurious wedding dinner experience. 

7. Fun Activities and Cultural Opportunities

Mallorca is filled with fun activities for sports enthusiasts, culture seekers, and beach lovers. Even though the island is the largest of the Balearic islands, it is still relatively small. This means that you and your guests can easily travel around the island to explore the various areas and all the activities they have to offer. 

There are various natural parks and nature reserves that are protected areas of incredible natural beauty. Activities for you and your guests could include walking, hiking and wildlife observation. 

If you or your guests are water lovers, you also have a lot to enjoy. These include scuba diving and snorkeling, waterskiing and jet skiing, sailing, kitesurfing, paddle boarding and kayaking.  

Nature lovers could also explore the Serra Tramuntana which is the most important mountain range in Mallorca. It runs from the southwest to the northwest of the island and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The beautiful melange of mountains, valleys, and forests combined with historic towns and villages harmoniously contribute to the exceptional mountain range. You and your guests could enjoy a day exploring parts of the extraordinary mountain range and bask in the amazing panoramic views.

For the culture lovers, there’s also a rich history all over the island, from the Chopin Museum in Valldemossa to the famous cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma.

Chopin Museum in Valldemossa, Mallorca, Spain

An experienced wedding planner could help organize day-time trips that are interesting for you and your guests throughout your stay before and after the wedding.

8. Magical Views for Beautiful Photos and Lasting Memories 

A wedding on the magical island of Mallorca will definitely be unforgettable! But when stunning landscapes, breathtaking picture perfect views, and impressive venues are in your background, your photos and videos would be all the more incredible, leaving anyone that sees them amazed and awestruck. Your family and friends, and the professional photographer if you hire one, will definitely be snapping photos and videos during the wedding day as well as throughout the duration of your stay in Mallorca, capturing those special moments in time for memories that will last a lifetime.  

9. A Vibrant Nightlife

Mallorca offers a thriving nightlife all around the island. There is a wide variety of trendy nightclubs, rooftop bars and beach clubs that you could book partially or exclusively to party with your guests before or after the wedding. Let your wedding planner know if partying at a nightclub is an event you would like to add to your destination wedding itinerary.

10. Family-Friendly Environment

Even though the island boasts a very vibrant nightlife, that doesn’t mean that children are not catered to and well-taken care of. There are lots of venues and hotels that are family-friendly so the little ones won’t feel left out. It is also quite easy to hire babysitters to take care of children during adult only events, or if pre-wedding parties last until the wee hours!

These were the TEN best reasons why you should get married on the magical island of Mallorca. With the island being a hot destination for weddings, it is best to get in touch with a wedding planner as soon as possible if you decide to have your destination wedding there. This is to guarantee a place for your wedding event in your favorite location and on the date that is most suitable for you. 

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