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Find information on El Toro in our Travel Guide covering sights, foods and nightlife plus more...
El Toro, on the south west coast of Majorca, is a small village twenty kilometres from the capital, Palma. The village lying between the resorts of Santa Ponsa and Magaluf is mainly residential with many foreign residents buying property here in order to escape from the inclement weather of northern Europe. Shopping facilities provide holiday essentials and there are a small number of restaurants serving a varied cuisine.
Situated just twenty miles from Palma, El Toro offers a peaceful and picturesque base from which to explore the capital and the south west of the island. The clean sandy beach is washed by crystal clear waters and provides many opportunities for water sports. Golfers have a choice of three good courses and there are many tourist attractions in the vicinity.
El Toro is a very relaxed place and appeals essentially to families, particularly those with young children, and to couples of all ages. It also attracts a large number of golfers.
The holiday season in El Toro begins at the end of April and lasts until late October. The temperature ranges from twenty to thirty degrees.
The small village of El Toro is an oasis of peace in an area of Majorca that has more than its share of lively resorts. The Port Adriano has been modernised in recent years and many yachts are moored there. The small sandy beach is adjacent to the port and offers a range of water sports.
El Toro is a popular base from which to explore and enjoy the many attractions in the vicinity. These include Golf Fantasia, a large mini-golf complex with three separate courses set in wonderful tropical gardens with waterfalls and caves. Another popular attraction near to El Toro is the huge water park, Aqualand, said to be the largest in Europe. This has something for everyone with its variety of flumes and slides, some of which are not for the faint of heart. Near Aqualand, there is also a go-karting track which has great appeal for teenagers and other ‘boy racers’. There are local buses which take you to the nearby capital, Palma, once a walled Moorish city. Here you can take the city sightseeing bus and explore the city’s wonderful architecture including its magnificent gothic cathedral.
Golf enthusiasts will love the three fine nearby golf courses.
El Toro holidays offer a relaxing beach holiday in the tranquil atmosphere of a charming village. The small number of shops and restaurants are supplemented by the greater variety of amenities in neighbouring resorts and in the capital itself.
Nightlife in El Toro is fairly low-key with much of the entertainment being hotel based. Those looking for a more stimulating nightlife are within easy reach of livelier resorts which party from dusk to dawn.
El Toro shopping is limited to basic holiday essentials and a few souvenir and gift shops. There are however many good shopping facilities in neighbouring resorts and of course Palma is only a short ride away with its designer boutiques, specialist shops and craft market.
Although there are a small number of restaurants in El Toro, they offer a surprising range of cuisine from traditional to fast foods. Fish plays a large part in Majorcan menus and is always fresh and generally beautifully cooked. Tapas are a good way to sample local food as a variety of dishes are served in small portions, ideal as a first course or to fill the sometimes lengthy gap between lunch and dinner.