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The most difficult and daunting part for many families who are looking to go on holiday is making sure they choose the right resort. This isn't always the easiest of things, because if it's a trip into the unknown, holidaymakers have to rely a lot on brochure and travel guide information, word of mouth and the internet. In this article, we take a look at three of the best cheap Balearic Island holidays that can be highly recommended to families. Hopefully it will help you make up your mind as to where to take your next Balearic trip...

  • Cala Millor - Majorca.

  • A firm favourite with British holidaymakers for many, many years, Cala Millor has a great choice of accommodation and is very friendly and family focussed. It has a main promenade which is perfect for taking a relaxing stroll along and also links to the neighbouring resort of Cala Bona which is approximately 10 minutes away on foot. The resort has a wide choice of restaurants that cater for a wide range of tastes as well as one of the best beaches on the island. At the beach, which has a wide stretch of soft sand to enjoy, you will find some awe-inspiring sand sculptures that the artists spend much of the day working on.

  • Es Cana - Ibiza.

  • Es Cana is one of Ibiza's main resorts and perfectly suited for families. It's lovely harbour is surrounded by cute, whitewashed houses which look out across the beautiful, sweeping stretch of beach, which has the added safety of lifeguards manning it. The resort has an authentic feel to it and is close by to a famous hippy market which is a highlight of many people's stays in Ibiza and perfect for finding a unique gift to take home. Es Cana also has a good choice of fun water sports and is also close to another family resort, namely S'Argamassa.

  • Cala'n Forcat - Menorca.

  • This resort has become increasingly popular over the years and is part of a continuous holiday zone that also comprises the resort of Cala'n Blanes, both of which are great for finding cheap Balearic Island holidays. It's a great choice if you want an upbeat family atmosphere on an otherwise quiet island. There is a choice of sandy coves to choose from and the resort restaurants serve a range of food from seafood to fast food. The main aqua park is very nearby, as is the island's historic capital Ciudadela which has good shopping opportunities.