What’s the weather like in Majorca in April?
Majorca’s the largest Balearic island and enjoys long, hot summers and mild winters. Things are warming up in April after the cooler months, and there’ll be lots of sunshine at this time with the occasional shower.
Majorca’s mountains shelter the south of the island from northwest winds, meaning it’s usually a bit warmer and drier than the north. The local embat wind keeps things nice and cool on the coast, which is welcome as the temperatures start to climb.
The average high temperature in Majorca during April is 19ºC, which is warm enough to spend long days at the beach or sunbathing by the pool. You’ll want to bring some warmer clothes for the evenings as things averagely cool to 9ºC at night. The average sea temperature’s 16ºC, while humidity’s low and ranges from just over 50% to the mid-90s. Average rainfall’s 39mm over five rainy days.
You can expect 13 hours of daylight with seven hours of sunshine each day in April, and the UV index will be high so don’t forget your sun cream. Sunset’s around 8.10pm at the beginning of the month and gradually gets later.
Things to Do
Things to do
As the weather gets better Majorca’s beaches get busier in April, and there’s lots of great ones to choose from including 10km long Alcudia Beach or S’Illot’s beach. The weather’s ideal for sightseeing, so head to attractions like Bellver Castle and Le Seu cathedral. Hiking and mountain biking among the Serra de Tramuntana mountains are great at this time of year, while Majorca has a good selection of Michelin-starred restaurants, and plenty of activities for the kids such as Aqualand waterpark.
Where to stay
There’s lots of accommodation to choose from in Majorca, ranging from family-friendly options to wild party spots. If you’re going on a family holiday then the northeast’s Alcudia and Cala Bona on the east coast are great, while Sa Coma has a romantic atmosphere for couples. If it’s the nightlife you’re after then head to Magaluf in the southwest, while Palma Nova is also nice and lively. The Es Raigeur area is a lovely spot if you’d like to stay in the foothills of the mountains, while Es Pla is growing in popularity for its rural tourism.