Majorca Hotels: Kick Start The Summer At The Nit De Foc Festival
Majorca or Mallorca as it is also known is the largest of the Balearic Islands which also include Menorca and Ibiza. Holiday makers have been flocking to the island of Majorca for years, the beautiful weather and great beaches make it easy to see why. There are a great number of fantastically affordable Majorca hotels available for your summer holiday; book soon to get a great place in the Palma area where you can enjoy a fabulous time at the Nit de Foc Fiesta this June.
Nit de Foc
The most popular festival in Palma will kick start the summer season on the 23rd of June this year. The longest night of the year, also known as the eve of Saint Joan, is always celebrated in Palma with enormous energy and fun. Situated in Par de Mar by Majorca’s most famous landmark – a splendid 14th Century Gothic cathedral – you will find street parties, huge bonfires and magnificent fireworks.
You will soon see why ‘Nit de Foc’ translates as Night of Fire. This night is certainly not for the timid; expect to see the fast pace of the traditional ‘Carrefoc’ which means ‘fire run’. People dressed up in terrifying devil masks will run through the city streets baring firecrackers and fireworks! Be assured that although this festival is big on partying, it is also a great place for friends and families to get together. Let your hair down with a drink at the beach where people will be dancing along to live music and see some great acts by hotel spa alsace talented street performers. Many hotels in Majorca are located nearby and you are guaranteed to find somewhere to suit you and your family’s needs.
Where to Stay In Palma de Majorca
If you want to stay in a truly gorgeous hotel with luxury comforts then you may want to take a look at the Santa Clara Urban Hotel & Spa. This old refurbished mansion is ideally located only a short walk from the Cathedral near to where the festival takes place. Enjoy the traditional décor with high ceilings and stoned walls. The archways found throughout the four star hotel are hundreds of years old; the historical and traditional elements of Santa Clara are met with wonderful modern amenities and a spa which provides treatment packages for guests.
There are many excellent hotels in Majorca and another four star retreat which claims to be very popular with holiday makers is the Saratoga Hotel. Positioned in the heart of Palma only five minutes away from the seafront and Cathedral you will find it very easy to get to and from the Nit de Foc celebrations. Saratoga’s management is proud of their warm friendly staff, relaxing atmosphere and regular entertainment which includes live Jazz. One of the hotel’s two swimming pools is situated on the hotel rooftop and can boast stunning panoramic views of Majorca.