Markets in Majorca are an excellent way to discover the island and to know the locals. The most famous markets are in Santa Maria (Sundays), Inca (Thursdays), and Sineu (Wednesdays). But maybe the most important one is in Pollença, each Sunday thousands of people come from all the island to visit this market.
The markets in Majorca are very good places to buy flowers, vegetables, fruits, local products such as cheese or sobrasada, handicrafts, leather accessories, clothes, handmade jewellery and animals like birds.
People can find markets every day in many towns and villages across the island. From Monday to Sunday, some of them are the following:
Monday: Calvià, Manacor, Caimari.
Tuesday: Alcúdia, Artà, Santa Margalida.
Wednesday: Andratx, Capdepera, Felanitx, Port de Pollença, Santanyí.
Thursday: S´Arenal, Consell, Ses Salines, Deià.
Friday: Alaró, Algaida, Binissalem, Can Picafort, Llucmajor.
Saturday: Cala Rajada, Sóller, Santa Eugènia.
Sunday: Muro, Pollença, Porto Cristo, Valldemossa.
These are some examples, but there are many others, for instance, in Palma there are all year round markets on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
There exist also seasonal markets in places like Puerto de Alcúdia, Andratx, Calvià, Esporles, Palmanova, Magaluf and Pollença among others. Night markets deserve special attention since they are celebrated in summer in the most popular seasonal spots.
Themed markets are also usual depending on the season, for example:
–Fira Dolça in Esporles, a market devoted to traditional pastries, cakes, biscuits…
-Christmas markets in Porto Cristo, Manacor and Andratx among others.
-Eastern market celebrated in Palma.
Gran Isla Hotels invites its guests to go to the markets and take some gifts as souvenirs of their holidays in Majorca.
There are resorts managed by Gran Isla in some of the most important places where markets are located:
–Puerto de Alcudia: the adult-only Piscis Hotel.
–Palmanova: the adult and family friendly Tropico Playa Hotel.
→ Pirates Village: a unique themed resort, ideal for families with children.
→ Plazamar Serenity Resort: a charming apartment resort for couples and families.
→ Jutlandia Family Resort: a family-friendly seaview hotel.