Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic islands and a popular holiday destination for sunseekers and cycling enthusiasts. With a wide selection of hotel resorts providing all facilities, a stay on the island will prove to be a great experience. A resort in Mallorca is a great base for relaxing at the pool, the nearby beach or making a few excursions in the area.
However, if you want to get the most out of your stay and wish to see the whole island, you’ll need a car or even better … a yacht. A yacht charter Mallorca will give the you the possibility to circumnavigate the island and explore its entire coastline. Here are a few top attractions you would get to discover.
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Palma de Mallorca
With a beautiful harbour, Playa de Palma and two large monuments, the cathedral and the castle, the capital city of Mallorca is the perfect combination of seaside relaxing and culture. The cathedral was built in the 13th century, but wasn’t finished until the 17th century and has a gothic facade that is admired by many tourists. Castillo de Bellver is located on a hill overlooking the historic center of the city and is one of the main attractions of Palma de Mallorca.
This glamourous seaside resort was one of the favorite places of the Spanish Royal family. The marina is full of luxury yachts and attracts the most fashionable people, giving the place a Monte Carlo vibe. Be prepared to be overwhelmed as Ferraris and Porsches are no uncommon sight in the streets. Stroll along the waterfront and enjoy the scenery or go windowshopping at one of the expensive boutiques.
The village of Valldemossa has the best setting you can wish for. Located between the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, this historic village with old stone facades has an unique charming hanging in its steep pedestrian streets. The town is located uphill with the monastery as a highlight not to miss, while the steep slopes lead all the way to the coastline. Here you’ll find the Port of Valldemossa, a place with the ambience of a little fishing village.
The Calvia coastline
Extending nearly 50 kilometers, the area boasts many cliffs, bays and splendid beaches that will satisfy sunseekers and nature lovers. The best place to spend your afternoon in the sun is Cala Vinyes, a small stretch of sand with calm waters. Playa de Palma Nova on the other hand has one awards wit hits excellent facilities .
A charming fishing village. This is the best way to describe this small village with a laid-back vibe at the stunning coastline of Mallorca. The white-washed houses of its center are a true photo-opportunity for amateur as well as professional photographers. Make sure to walk the waterfront early in the day to see the local fishermen mend their nets and see them bring the fresh catch of the day.