The largest of the Balearic Islands - Mallorca - is one of the most popular destinations among boaties that sail the Med. Especially the capital city Palma de Mallorca is always well visited. No wonder, considering the warm Mediterranean climate and the fact that there are many excellent restaurants, boutiques and the island's most famous landmarks within walking distance from the port. If you are lucky enough to spend various days on Mallorca, set sail and head to some other towns on the island, that are worth a visit! Today's post will take you to 5 of Mallorca's prettiest coastal towns and harbours that can be reached by a boat rental with Bluebnc!
Port Andratx, a picturesque town built around a lovely fisherman port and home to some of Mallorca’s most stunning mansions - this coastal town established itself to one of the island’s chicest resort areas. Arrive from Palma with your boat or directly charter a yacht in Andratx and explore Mallorca’s stunning west coast. Head to the beautiful Sa Dragonera island. A dragon shaped island and protected natural reserve with deep and dark blue waters. Or head to one of the fashionable beach clubs in Cala Llamp or Camp de Mar. Andratx is also a great departure-point for a week charters.
Port de Soller
Thought you’ve seen everything of Mallorca? Not, if you haven’t been to Soller and it’s picturesque Port. Unspoilt, idyllic and a town of natural beauty. Located on the north coast of Mallorca, behind the Serra Tramuntana Soller and Port de Soller have been isolated from the rest of the island for centuries. Thanks to its great wealth of citrus fruits the valley of Soller has obtained the name “Vall d’Or” (Valley of Gold). If you are planning to visit Soller, jump on the vintage train, which was constructed in 1912 or visit Port de Soller by boat. A dream of place with a stunning natural harbour.
Situated in Mallorca’s north, Alcudia is a charming little city of ancient roman ruins and sand and salmon coloured houses. Separated by just one kilometre lies the resort area Port d’Alcudia - which is one of Mallorca’s most popular summer destination among holidaymakers from all over the world. The bay of Alcudia and the historic city center offer its visitors a great variety of culture, art and beachy vibes. Discover medieval walls, bohemian boutiques or visit the weekly market, where handcrafted items, local products and souvenirs are being sold. Port d’Alcudia is a must-see place when sailing around Mallorca. The fact that it is located in the far north, makes it also a great starting point to visit Menorca, Mallorca's neighbour island.
Porto Cristo is far from mass tourism. A lovely fishing village that has kept its traditional and local charm. Whether you walk through the town or spend a day on the beach, the language that dominates is Spanish. Come here with your boat rental and visit this tranquil place and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. The port itself has a picturesque scenery and will take you back in time. Alongside the water you'll find colourful fishing huts and Llauts - the traditional Mallorquin boat. If you are looking forward to stretch you legs after a couple of days on the sea, rent a car or hop on the bus and visit the Cuevas del Drach (dragon caves) which are located within a short distance from the port. Porto Cristo is also a great departure point for boating day trips. If you rent a boat in Porto Cristo you can visit some of the island's most remote beaches, such as Cala Romantica or Cala Varques.
Located on the southeast of Mallorca, Cala d'Or is a lovely resort town with whitewashes houses and palm tree-fringed backyards. With various calas, sandy beaches and shallow crystalline waters, Cala d'Or is the go-to place for families, that are visiting Mallorca. If you are considering to visit Cala d'Or by boat, do so! Cala d'Or has a stunning luxurious marina that offers almost 600 moorings and a lovely port promenade with many restaurants and shops.
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