A few days of fun-filled sports and activities with your best friends under the Mediterranean sun on the beautiful island of Majorca. If the idea alone has you licking your lips in anticipation then you may want to read on because the 8th installment of the Mallorca Football Tournament is returning. An opportunity to enjoy your favourite sport, with your favourite people at your favourite place.
What is the Tournament?
The Mallorca Tournament is a complete that brings amateur footballers, futsal players and leisure league football teams together which in 2018 consisted of over 2200 players uniting from 32 countries. It takes places in the sunny seaside town of Santa Ponsa, in the southwest of Majorca over two weekends in May (2nd-6th & 9th-13th).
Teams consist of 5 a-side and the matches adhere to the Fifa Futsal rules, will be played on artificial grass and last for one 13-minute period in the groups although the finals on the sunday are extended to 20 minutes. Unlike 11 a-side games, you can also find 1 minute sin bins, unlimited subs and each group is divided depending on age and abilities, so it’s recommended to bring your ID! This fully inclusive tournament accommodates for all as can be seen from the following categories that you can enter by using the following link:
- Men’s tournaments
- Women’s tournaments
- Women’s 35+ tournaments (only 9-13 May)
- Men’s 35+ tournaments
- Men’s 45+ tournaments
- Men’s 55+ tournaments (only 9-13 May)
Why should you complete?
Well, apart from the obvious benefits of playing football for a whole weekend, it’s a fantastic opportunity to make memories with some of your best friends. Whilst it’s not just a footballing experience. There’s the possibilities to meet and socialise with groups of like-minded individuals, enjoy the two themed parties that follow the opening and closing ceremony featuring professional DJs and much more.
Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Santa Ponsa
You can stay at the Plazamar Serenity Resort and Jutlandia Apartments which are the only all-inclusive accommodation for the event! Make the most of your holiday in Majorca with these two family friendly resorts, which are part of the Gran Isla hotel chain, boast great services where you can relax outside of matches with a swimming pool, bar and restaurant, as well as modern and comfortable apartments.
And both of our resorts are located just a few minutes walk from the stunning beach in Santa Ponsa. The popular holiday destination is surrounded by gorgeous sandy beaches, rich pine forests and the prestigious Tramuntana mountains and reaps the benefits of the glorious Mediterranean climate.
For all of the football lovers out there, what better way to spend a weekend at the start of May than taking part in an international tournament feature a plethora of amateur teams of all ages from all over the globe. There’s plenty of fun to be had on and off the pitch and our hotels in Santa Ponsa are the perfect place to start.
Unforgettable holidays in Majorca with Gran Isla Hotels