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Hello! I’m Alex and you may know me from my Youtube channel, “Mallorca Under the Sun“.

I have lived in Mallorca since 2005 and worked in the travel industry for almost 20 years. This website features travel tips, travel guides, holiday news, things to do which you can book, and an insight into Mallorca life.

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Sending love and sunshine,

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Alex Smith Mallorca Under the Sun


For more Mallorca holiday news that matters, click here. 

Mallorca Tourism Board says “NO” to Brits on a budget

Sensationally reported in The Sun newspaper this week, the Oficina de Turismo otherwise known as the Mallorca Tourism Board says “NO” to Brits on a budget. 

Mosquitos in Mallorca – how bad are they?

You will have heard the rumours about mosquitos in Mallorca, but how true are they? If you are planning a holiday to Mallorca and want to find out more about the mosquito problem on the island, then this article will give you all the honest information you will not...

Sadly Robbed in Palma de Mallorca

This article will highlight how Ann Calverley, one of the lovely admins on the Mallorca Under the Sun Facebook Group was robbed in Palma de Mallorca. From Ann’s experience find out how to report a theft here in Spain, online, by telephone or directly at the police station.

Warning: Drinks restrictions on all-inclusive hotels in Mallorca

Find out what are the drinks restrictions on all-inclusive hotels in Mallorca, where they are and what this means if you are booking a holiday to the island.


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What to expect travelling through Palma de Mallorca Airport in Winter

In this article find out what it’s like travelling through Palma de Mallorca Airport in Winter, if it’s still busy, how far in advance you should get there before your flight and what to expect.

GREAT NEWS – Covid Entry Restrictions to Spain are Scrapped

As of today 21 October 2022, all remaining Covid entry restrictions to Spain are scrapped for third-country visitors.

Spain Travel Update Leaves Questions Unanswered

Announced on 15 September 2022, Covid travel restrictions for travellers from third countries, entering Spain remain in place.

Hopeful Mallorca September Travel Update 2022

In this Mallorca September travel update, I’ll highlight the key issues affecting travel to Mallorca over the coming weeks and months whether you are visiting from within Europe or from further afield.



You can now support my Youtube channel by booking your Mallorca tours and experiences through affiliate links you’ll find on this website. I’ll receive a small commission (at no extra cost to you), which I’ll happily spend on petrol to drive to locations to make videos.

To get started, here is an overview of some of the tours and tickets you can book in Mallorca.   Cancellation is FREE up to 24 hours before the activity starts.  Or click here to find more inspiration for more things to do around Mallorca


Christmas in Mallorca in Photos

See Christmas in Mallorca in photos to see just what it’s like if you are planning a holiday over the Winter season to this beautiful Balearic island.

The Correfoc in Santa Ponsa 2022 – the best night EVER

On September 6th 2022, the Correfoc in Santa Ponsa returned with a bang to Santa Ponsa beach after a three-year break due to the pandemic.

12 Things to Do in and around Cala d’Or

Cala d’Or in Mallorca is a great destination for a Summer holiday. So check out this list of top 12 things to do in and around Cala d’Or.

10 Things to do in Palmanova for kids

If you're planning a holiday to Palmanova, then find out the top 10 things to do in Palmanova for kids to make your Summer holiday great! Palmanova offers the very best in traditional Summer holiday fun. With great beaches, fantastic restaurants, a holiday in this...


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Guide to the Best Cala Bona Nightlife, Mallorca

In this guide to the best Cala Bona nightlife in Mallorca (Majorca), Spain, find out why this resort has some of the liveliest nightlife on the island and what to expect if you are planning a holiday to the resort.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Mallorca

If you are looking to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Mallorca, then find out what it’s like and how you can enjoy this night out on the island.

A Guide to Playa de Muro, Mallorca

Find out in this guide to Playa de Muro in Mallorca, find out why this resort could be the perfect destination for your next Summer holiday.

Visit Cala Pi |Mallorca’s No 1 Instagram location

If you are planning to visit Cala Pi in Mallorca either for a holiday or a day trip, then check out this guide and find out if this resort is for you.

15 Great Reasons to Book a Holiday to Alcudia, Mallorca

If you’re looking to visit Mallorca this summer and are not sure where to go, then check out 5 reasons to book a holiday to Alcudia.

22 GREAT Reasons to Visit Santa Ponsa in Mallorca

There are at least 22 great reasons to visit Santa Ponsa in Mallorca, in this ultimate travel guide to help you to book your next holiday to this resort.



A 16km beach, fine white sands, turqoise blue seas, lots of things to do, a lively port area, and historic old town nearby.


A family friendly resort, the famous Pine Walk promenade, stunning beaches and historical hotels.


Find out what Palmanova nightlife was like in the Summer season 2021 with many bars and restaurants open.


Famous for its great family hotels, many sandy coves and stunning turquoise blue waters.


Spectacular beaches, turquoise seas, and a flat promenade join the resorts of S'Illot & Sa Coma


An iconic Mallorca experience from the town to the Port. 


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Recorded live, no editing, see Mallorca in real time.  Filmed in Magaluf and Palmanova, check out two of Mallorca’s popular resorts filmed LIVE in August 2022. Subscribe to my Youtube channel and Facebook Group where I’ll advertise the location of my next Mallorca live stream. See you in the live chat box.


Get an insight into Mallorca life, and what it’s like to live and work on the island. For more articles, click here.

10 Pros and Cons of Living in Mallorca

Here are my 10 pros and cons of living in Mallorca. Life on the island isn’t perfect. But it’s not far from it.

8 Pros and Cons of Living in Palma de Mallorca

In this article I will outline 8 pros and cons of living in Palma de Mallorca. Find out what I liked and didn’t like about living in the island’s capital.

What to buy in a Spanish Supermarket

If you’re planning a self-catering holiday and want to know what to buy in a Spanish Supermarket then check out this supermarket tour of one of Spain’s most popular chains, Mercadona.


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