Palma de Majorca is the perfect place for an active holiday, sports of any kind being practiced by tourists who choose the island as a relaxation resort. The most sought sport related activities are: golf, tennis, swimming, beach volleyball, water skiing and surfing.
In the last years many tourists became interested in golf, benefiting from the 15 golf courses on the island. Even if it has the renown of an elitist sport, more and more amateurs learn the ways of golf, some of them coming back to the island only for this activity.
If you are a tennis lover we recommend you to stay at the Bahia del Sol Hotel (www.majorcatennis.com), a four star establishment, which offers state of the art tennis courts and professional trainers for beginners. The tourists are transported everyday from the hotel to the sport center, which is located at five minutes from the establishment and are can enjoy three hours of training on the clay tennis courts.
Of course that the trendiest sports in Majorca are aquatic and nautical ones, everybody being offered the chance to choose between a large array of such activities. You can try ski-jet, wind surfing, waterskiing or you can just swim in the aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Also you can visit the Municipal Sports Complex of Palma, the place where in 2007, 3168 enthusiasts broke down a world record, that of the most participants to swim one length each in a 24 hour relay.