The best time for travelling by yacht on Mallorca’s water is from April to October, as summers here are usually dry and hot, and winters are mild but stormy. High average number of summer days per year (around 300) and the wide variety of its landscapes makes sailing around the island an unforgettable experiences for all the sea lovers.
The island is considered to be one of the most beautiful places of Mediterranean Sea, offering visitors to enjoy its lovely sand beaches with incomparably pure turquoise waters, some of them extremely crowded in the summer months (Fornells, Formentor) and others not so much thanks to their hidden location o difficult access (Es Caló or Mondrago). You can have a pleasant walk through a beautiful pine tree forest; visit sightseeings like the Drach Cave or the Capdepera lighthouse; taste local gastronomy. But what impresses the most is the atmosphere of tranquility and relaxation inspired by the lustrous nature and landscapes.
Sailing in Mallorca
The cliffs form a great part of Mallorca seaside, offering breathtaking views to those who dare to sail around at a short distance from them. When speaking about Mallorca coast, it is imposible not to mention its bays (or calas, in Spanish) – authentic natural harbors, some of them only accesible from the sea, with unbelievably beautiful sand beaches bordered by pine forests.
Dropping anchor in some of the bays (Ratjada or Brafi) needs special attention because of the rocky seashore or shallow waters, but most of them are easy for any sailor.
The range of beaches on the island, with a total lenght of about 50km, offers a wide choice according to your tastes: you can choose from charming lonely bays, rocky harbours or broad sandy beaches for families with kids. Travelling by yacht gives you the advantage to reach and discover the most hidden treasures of the island, which in some cases are not accesible in any other way.
In the summer, it is recomendable to sail around the island counter clockwise in order to take advantage of the winds. Plan your sailing trip the way you have the time to visit some of the most colourful villages of Mallorca: Valldemossa, Deia, Port de Soller, Port de Pollensa and Capdepera, among many others.
And if you ask us about our favourite places to drop the anchor and spend a wonderful day enjoying the sun, the sea and the nature, it is easy: cala Ratjada and cala Guya, cala Figuera, cala Fornells, cala Varques and Formentor, cala Auberdans, Es Caló and so many others!