El Toro is a small village situated on the South West coast of Mallorca between the popular resorts of Magaluf and Santa Ponsa. The village is mainly residential consisting of a mixture of Spanish, English and German. Some of them are in residence all year round while the others have holiday homes and apartments.
El Toro is the name of the second island you come across when heading south out of Santa Ponsa Marina. It takes about twenty minutes to reach and is slightly further round than Malgrats. Fairly recently it has been given the status of a marine reserve and the amount of marine life that it shows is prolific.
El Toro is a small village which is twenty kilometres from the capital of Palma. The shopping facilities provide holiday essentials and there are a small number of restaurants serving a varied cuisine.
El Toro offers a peaceful and picturesque base from which you can 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.
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. El Toro makes a nice introduction to diving in Mallorca.
Some other popular attraction near to El Toro is the huge water park Aqualand which is said to be the largest in Europe. This has something for everyone with its variety of flumes and slides. Near Aqualand, there is also a go-karting track which has great appeal for teenagers and other boy racers.
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 marina is an ideal place for the yacht charter also. This is a popular yacht charter destination and you can have motor or sail, monohull or catamaran, bareboat charter, skippered or crewed yachts.
You can also have largest selection with or without skipper for daily and weekly charters. So, if you are thinking of chartering a yacht, be assured that El Toro marina is an ideal destination.