Sailing area Mallorca - Sailing around the Balearic Islands

Charter Area Palma de Mallorca  | YACHTICO.com

Majorca

Majorca is an ideal entry-level area and is also suitable for families with children. The charter season runs from April to October.

  • Good infrastructure
  • Wide range of charter yachts
  • Many bays
  • Simple navigation
  • Optimal wind conditions
  • Blue Water Sailing Area

Charter Area Palma de Mallorca

The island of Mallorca, also known as Majorca, is roughly 170 km from the Spanish mainland, and with an area of 3640 square kilometers it is the largest of the Balearic Islands. The capital city of Mallorca is Palma, which is located on the western coast of the island and includes Magaluf on the west and Arenal to the east. It is a popular tourist destination and the supply center of the Balearic Islands. Mallorca's coastline is 550 km in length and surprisingly diverse. On the northwest coast, the large mountain range - The Serra de Tramuntana stretches along the steep coastline. It reaches 1445m at its highest peak, the Puig Major. The 90 km long stretch of coast between Cap Formentor and Dragonera in the north is strikingly beautiful piece of coastline. The north-east coast has spacious, open bays with long sandy beaches. There you will find the Bay of Pollensa, renowned as one of the best sailing spots in Europe. The east coast is crossed by the cave Serres de Levante, a mid-mountain range with heights of up to 500 m in which the highest mountain is Puig Morei. On the southern coast there are numerous bays with picturesque beaches, safe anchorages and well-equipped marinas. In the Bay of Palma the 6 km long beach of Playa de Palma Can Pastilla leads to Arenal.

The island has an excellent maritime infrastructure for Yacht charter Palma, and there are plenty of suitable anchorages. There are 42 ports and 83 anchorages all together. Mallorca is an ideal sailing area for beginners and less experienced yacht charter crews. Apart from maneuvering in the overcrowded and close ports there are no particular navigational challenges. There aren’t many shallows and the currents are weak. If you don’t find sailing in Mallorca enough of a challenge, you can explore the other Balearic Islands and the coast along the Spanish mainland for blue water sailing area.

Marinas and Harbours in the sailing area Mallorca 

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  • El Arenal harbour
  • Muelle de la Lonja
  • Real Club Nautico harbour
  • Can Pastilla Harbour
  • Puerto Pollensa
  • Marina Alboran

 

Sailing Routes Majorca

Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands and a hugely rewarding sailing area. Before setting sail from Palma, explore the enchanting medieval architecture of the capital and see the La Seu Cathedral. There will also be lots of opportunities to sample local cuisine and get in the holiday mood. The first stop, Port d’Andratx, is a glamorous Mallorcan town popular with film stars and celebrities whose villas are nestled amongst the hills.

Route Suggestion Mallorca

Airports nearby Majorca

  • Palma de Mallorca Airport to El Arenal: 10,5 km, 12 minutes
  • Palma de Mallorca Airport to Muelle de la Lonja: 9,3 km, 11 minutes
  • Palma de Mallorca Airport to Real Club Nautico: 9,9 km, 13 minutes
  • Palma de Mallorca Airport to Can Pastilla: 4,4 km, 8 minutes
  • Palma de Mallorca Airport to Puerto Pollensa: 66,5 km, 52 minutes
  • Palma de Mallorca Airport to Marina Alboran: 12,1 km, 14 minutes
  • Palma de Mallorca Airport to Marina de Cala d`Or: 59,5 km, 57 minutes
  • Palma de Mallorca Airport to Port Alcudia: 61,9 km, 45 minutes
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Climate & Weather

The sailing season runs all year in Mallorca due to the Mediterranean climate. The temperatures in spring and autumn are pleasant and range from 15 - 25°C. The summer begins in April and lasts until late October. In August, the water is 25°C and the average temperature during the day is 30°C. The winters are short, mild and rainy with an average temperature of 12°C. Mallorca has 303 days of sunshine a year.