7 Days Around Mallorca

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Seven Days Around Mallorca

This is a sample seven-day itinerary giving you a flavour of what you can look forward to on a Mallorcan yacht charter.

Known as the 'Pearl of the Mediterranean', Mallorca offers sailors the best of all worlds; from the sheltered bays and dramatic coastlines of the west to the tranquil inlets and creeks of the East. With multiple flights a day, this idyllic island getaway, full of Mediterranean flavours and crystal clear waters is just a short trip away.

Whether sticking to the coastline, island hopping or open ocean sailing, the island's light warm winds and sunshine through the summer make it a sailor's dream.

Make time to venture inland too, where you may be surprised to discover beautiful scenery, quaint hilltop villages and a rich artistic and cultural heritage.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Palma
  • Day 2 - Palma to Port Andratx - 20nm
  • Day 3 - Port Andratx to Port de Soller - 28nm
  • Day 4 - Port Soller to Port de Pollença - 35nm
  • Day 5 - Port of Pollencea to Porto Cristo - 40nm
  • Day 6 - Porto Cristo to Sa Rapita - 30nm
  • Day 7 - Sa Rapita to Palma - 25nm
  • Total = 178nm

7 Days Around Mallorca

Mallorca Cathedral Charter Holidays | Helm

Day 1

Arrival in Palma

After flying into Palma and greeting your home for the week, why not spend the first evening exploring the winding cobbled streets and view the gothic cathedral that watches over the town. Enjoy dinner at one of the numerous tapas bars, restaurant and cafes.

Things to do:

  • Visit Le Seu - the 14th Century Cathedral.
  • Experience the panoramic views from atop the Bellver Castle.
  • Sample Mallorcan specialities in Restaurant Cellar sa Premsa - a local institution.
Port Andratx Lr | Helm

Day 2

Palma to Port Andratx - 20nm

Slip lines and set off on a short sail west to Port Andratx - one of Mallorca's prettiest harbours which plays host to a bohemian mix of celebrities and working fisherman.

Things to do:

  • Explore Dragonera Island, an uninhabited nature reserve once used as a smugglers' hideaway.
  • View contemporary art at the CCA.
  • Shop for designer clothes & jewellery in quirky little back street shops.
  • For a touch of glamour head to the Gran Folies beach club for lunch, frozen margaritas and a dip in the pool.
Port Soller Lr

Day 3

Port Andratx to Port de Soller - 28nm

Set in Mallorca's ‘valley of the oranges’ Port de Soller is a lovely little village situated in a beautiful horseshoe bay and surrounded by the Tramuntana mountains. With its mix of local charm and luxurious hotels, this modernist town is a truly spectacular spot.

Things to do:

  • Visit the C'an Prunera Modern Museum in the town of Soller and take in the collection of works by Picasso, Miró, Kandinsky and Warhol.
  • Enjoy a cocktail with a view at the luxurious Jumeirah cliff top hotel.
  • Travel back and forth between the port and the town on a tram whistling you through pretty citrus-filled gardens.


Travellers tips:

  • Enjoy a ‘café’ in the Paza de la Constitution whilst viewing the Sant Bartomeu church.
Pollenca El Comer

Day 4

Port de Soller to Port de Pollenca - 35nm

Pollença, on the northern most tip of Mallorca is a genteel, family friendly resort town, steeped in history and culture. A beloved spot of Agatha Christie, she set her famous novel 'Problem at Pollensa Bay' here.

Things to do:

  • Visit the impressive town square and wander through the ancient narrow streets.
  • Cross the Roman bridge over Torrent de Sant Jordi.
  • Hike (around 45 minutes) up to Puig de Maria - a 13th Century chapel and monastery. There is a restaurant there if you are hungry after your climb.


Traveller’s tips:

  • Check your calendar for the many festivals that the town puts on.
Porto Cristo

Day 5

Port de Pollença to Porto Cristo - 40nm

After the longest leg of the trip, ease into the shelter of Porto Cristo, a small fishing village, and spend a relaxing afternoon taking in this charming town and basking on the beach.

Things to do:

  • The spectacular Cuevas de Drach are a must do. A one hour tour of the vast limestone caves ends with a floodlit, floating classical music concert on Lake Martel, Europe's largest underground lake.

Traveler's Tip:

  • Cala Varques is a beautiful low key beach and anchorage.
Cabrera Archipelago

Day 6

Porto Cristo to Sa Rapita - 30nm

Once a stronghold against pirate attacks, off the beaten track Sa Rapita now attracts a sprinkling of 'in the know' travellers drawn to the beauty of its coastline.

Its biggest attraction is its proximity to the stunning, natural beach of Es Trenc’ - 3-kilometres of Caribbean-like fine white sand, lush vegetation and crystal blue waters. There are a few beach bars and restaurants, but a little walk will probably allow you to find some solitude. Here you can simply enjoy the beauty of your surroundings or swim, sunbathe and snorkel. This beach is also popular with nude bathers.

Things to do:

  • Sail to Cabrera, an untouched oasis.
  • Sunbathe & Snorkel.
  • Enjoy a drink at the beach bar.
Cala Pi Lr 2

Day 7

Sa Rapita to Palma - 25nm

On your way back to Palma, stop by the tiny village of Cala Pi, with its golden beach tucked between green hillsides. Continue along the rugged mountainous coastline back to Palma, where you can spend your final evening enjoying the local culture and cuisine.


Things to do:

  • Shop around the Plaza Mayor.
  • Enjoy one of the towns many jazz clubs.

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