Talk:Mallorca

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sources for research on Eat: for the island[edit]

Here is two lists that really helped to me personally with restaurants during my 2-weeks trip to Mallorca:

For Skyblue, note only that its "average price" is typically for "3 courses taken by two people, per person"--or roughly is twice as much in reality compared to what SkyBlue says. --(WT-en) DenisYurkin 14:19, 24 September 2011 (EDT)


request for information[edit]

im meant to be going to spain next year but ill only be 16...me and my friends really want to go to magaluf but how hard is it to get into the biggest clubs there without being i.d'd? such as bcm? how strict are they?


any information is appriciated thankyou...

Sleep section[edit]

There should not be a sleep section on this page listing hotels or any other individual place to stay. They should be moved to the individual cities and towns. (WT-en) Hypatia 07:19, 4 October 2007 (EDT)

I find this completly fine, but I think it may be considered to add links to websites which cover the whole island and offer valueable information which can't be found in Wikivoyage. Tripadvisor, per example, is one of those: it provides many reviews on hotels and that can't be found here (and this is not place to leave them as well). Anonymous user --81.44.154.165 11:07, 7 December 2007 (EST)

TripAdvisor is a commercial Guide. It may include reviews, but since it's adding more and more content such activities, restaurants and the like, it's no longer a place for reviews, it's a guide. And linking to guide it's not allow as per guidelines.

Constant deletion of a link without a proper explanation[edit]

Very well then, I will gladly write to you here. I have already tried using Wiki talk for inquires as to why the link that Complies with the wikivoyage standards is constatly deleted, but I seem to get no answer. Deleting my contribution seemed to have gotten your attention and I would appreciate you letting me know why a link that goes to an original company (not a booking site, etc.), to their fractional ownership yachts page, which explains the concept and would be useful to those who want to participate in a yacht share in Mallorca is constantly deleted. I have checked you reference to What not to link and I seem to be in the clear.

Thanks! Looking forward to your answer. —The preceding comment was added by 85.169.67.39 (talkcontribs)

I hope you don't mind that I moved your post to the bottom of the page, as is customary for new posts, and added a signature, which in the future you can do by typing 4 tildes in a row.
I will mostly defer to Ryan and Powers on their objections, but my take on it is that instead of posting what I would consider a real listing, you sought to arrogate to your own business an entire concept - yacht fractional ownership. Even if it's the case that your company is the only one in Mallorca that does yacht fractional ownership, you didn't say that, and readers shouldn't be directed to an external link to read the definition of a concept or practice.
That said, it would be a good idea to wait for other views before posting a more normative and full listing. Best to know what objections others may have before you potentially get reverted again.
I'll also say that you are more likely to persuade others if you take the chip off your shoulder. This guide is meant by and for travelers, not business people. We're delighted to have constructive edits by businesspeople - please read welcome, business owners - but we are not particularly sympathetic to self-interested objections from business owners who consider their listings (or in this kind of case, mere links with no street address, no contact information, no full description, etc., in obvious violation of our external links policy, if you'd think a little more about it) to be so important because they want to use this site for free advertising. We don't exist to provide a space for you to post a free link to your business. Either you merit a full listing, or nothing at all. Ikan Kekek (talk) 11:40, 1 April 2014 (UTC)
That sums it up pretty well. We don't link to external sites to explain concepts; we only link to businesses if they have a listing in our guides. Powers (talk) 13:32, 1 April 2014 (UTC)

Extra city descriptions[edit]

The Cities section of this article should not list more than 9 cities. I removed some redlinked cities and I am saving the following here in case we want to use these descriptions elsewhere. Texugo (talk) 17:34, 15 April 2014 (UTC)


  • Binssalem - located to the north of Palma, this small town features an impressive cathedral and many fine local restaurants.
  • Cala d'Or - resort on the east coast, well known for its annual Jazz Festival.
  • Cala Moraia - resort as well on the east coast, access to golf courses and smaller beaches.
  • Esporles - Small village between Banyalbufar and Valldemossa and just 12 km from Palma de Mallorca. At the feet of the Tramuntana mountains, its San Pedro festivities are its important day (in August)
  • Fornalutx - one of the most attractive villages on the west coast, good starting point for hikers.
  • Inca - the second largest city, renowned for its leather factories.
  • Manacor - the third largest city, famous for its furniture shops and pearl factories. There is also a large shop on the outskirts of the town that specialises in products made from the wood of the Olive tree.
  • Sa Pobla - small, rural municipality in the district of Raiguer on Majorca. Hosts fantastic Jazz Festival.
  • Sineu - the geographical heart of the island, a small village best visited on Wednesdays, the weekly market is enormous.

Beach list[edit]

This region article should not try to list every beach on the island. I have removed the following list of undescribed beaches from the article. Texugo (talk) 17:36, 15 April 2014 (UTC)


  • Cala Fonoll
  • Reco De Sarena
  • Sant Pere
  • En Repic
  • Cala Torta
  • Cala Es Carregador
  • Pollenca
  • Santa Ponsa
  • Coll Baix
  • Cala Mitjana
  • Oratori De Portals
  • Cala Es Marmols
  • Es Marques
  • Es Port Des Canonge
  • Sa Calobra
  • Cala Murada
  • Cala Major
  • Cala Estremer
  • Cala Dor
  • Cala Tuent
  • Formentor
  • Cala Bota
  • Cala Basset
  • Port De Valldemosa
  • Cala Fornells
  • Cala Deia
  • Port De Soller
  • Torrent De Pareis
  • Portals Vells.
  • Ses Bassetes.
  • Sa Cova.
  • Son Bunyola
  • Sant Elm

Getting there from the U.S.[edit]

Does no one from the states travel here? —The preceding comment was added by 98.22.183.118 (talkcontribs)