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Mystical Mallorca, a glimpse into one of the top sailing itineraries in Spain!
Mallorca, the biggest island out of the famous foursome. Known for the party vibe and hot summers! These islands sometimes get a rep of being only suitable for party lovers. Well, you have never been so wrong! Yes, these islands have a buzzing nightlife, however, the islands themselves are some of the most beautiful in the northern hemisphere.
Over 40% of Mallorca’s wildlife is protected which has created a luscious green island surrounded by dramatic cliffs.
Day 1: Palma, Cabo Blanco and Es Trenc.
- Leave Palma port in the southwest direction and run by Cabo Blanco with its stunning cliffs.
- Shortly after Cape Blanco is the entrance to Cala Pi, enter it and swim! After Cala Pi, sail the coast of S ‘Estanyol and Sa Rápita.
- Anchor and spend the night in the southeast part of the beach of Es Trenc surrounded by the dark green of the pine woods.
Day 2: Es Trenc, Cabo Salinas and Porto Colom.
- Head to the National Park of the Archipelago of Cabrera, certainly worth a visit.
- When you pass the Cape Salinas, you will be sailing the east coast of Mallorca where you will find numerous coves to anchor and swim.
- You can enter the Natural Park of Cala Mondragó and anchor in turquoise waters with white sandy bottoms, however, there are often many visitors on land.
Day 3: Porto Colom, Porto Cristo and Cala Ratjada.
- Sail along the coast of Porto Cristo. This region is known as Calas de Mallorca -the coast of the coves.
- Take a swim and snorkel around the shallows, or use the water toys aboard your yacht!
- Spend the night in the port of Cala Ratjada, with the calm waters offering a stillness perfect for relaxing.
Day 4: Cala Ratjada to Cala Formentor.
- The fourth day will be spent sailing through the bays of Alcudia and Pollensa.
- The coasts and beaches of the two bays are great and have many choices for anchoring.
- We recommend spending the night in Cala Formentor moored to a buoy.
Day 5: Cala Formentor to Port de Soller.
- Leave by Cap Formentor – a great place for scuba diving, with much of the local wildlife being able to be spotted here.
- Navigate through the rugged north coast of Mallorca with the Sierra Tramuntana.
- You should visit Sa Calobra and Torrent de Pareis to reach anchor and spend the night in the Port of Soller.
Day 6: Port de Soller to Port d’Andratx.
- Sail from Port de Sóller and head southwest while viewing the Sierra de Tramuntana to port.
- During this journey, you will see Cala Deia, Sa Foradada, Port of Valdemosa, Banyalbufar and Estellencs. Perfect spot for a swim.
- Later, you will enter the channel Dragonera to arrive at the Port of Andratx to spend the night in a sheltered anchorage.
Day 7: Port d’Andratx to Palma Port.
- Leave the Port of Andratx towards the city of Palma for disembarkation.
- Visiting the island of Toro and Malgrats, the bay of Santa Ponsa and Playa del Mago.
- Make your way back to Palma Port where you will depart from your yacht, having had a truly memorable holiday!
We have a great range of yachts in Mallorca waiting for people to create memories on! We have a range of yachts for different purposes and itineraries. Get in touch to secure your yacht for this Summer!
Boatbookings’ Favorite Cannes Beach Clubs
Cannes is known for its luxury lifestyle, with the Croisette being the hub of high-end couture brands and ultimate celebrity spotting destination. Along this promenade, there are so many beach clubs to choose from; we’ve rounded up our favorites and why so you can make the most of your time in Cannes!
Hire a yacht for the day from Cannes to experience the Riviera to the fullest!
Great for: Families with children and larger groups
Vega Luna is located in the middle of the Croisette, opposite the InterContinental Carlton Hotel; it boasts a large seating area for dining undercover, and many sun loungers, perfect for larger groups. It is always very popular with families as it is child-friendly, with a kids menu for those under the age of 12.
Great for: Lower prices and a relaxed atmosphere
Maema Plage is a firm favorite amongst the Boatbookings team; it is located further from the center of Cannes, past the Radisson Blu Hotel, making it less busy and more inexpensive than the other Beach Clubs along the Croisette. Their Thai Salad and House Burger are delicious and food always comes quickly and is freshly prepared! Sun loungers are only €12 for the whole day, starting at 9 am till closing time at 6 pm.
Great for: Afternoon drinks and the best music
Z Plage is Hotel Martinez’ Private Beach Club, at the left end of the Croisette near Port Canto. It features a chic ‘Rotonde’ circular bar that is perfect for cocktails or some Provence Rosé. Sun loungers are available for the day for those wishing to bronze themselves before dipping into the cooling waters of the sea!
Great for: Friendly staff and tasty seafood
O’key Beach is also located on the further side of Cannes past the old town and therefore is usually less busy than other beach clubs along the Croisette. The staff are friendly and some incredible seafood dishes include the Lobster Spaghetti, Salmon Burger and Seafood Pasta; portions are generous and the wine is delicious!
Rent a boat for the day to Cannes and we can book sun loungers and lunches for you at any beach club you like; just get in touch today and we’ll organize everything for you.
The Most Beautiful Anchorages of Northern Sardinia
Northern Sardinia is well-known as a sailor’s paradise, where you will find some of the dreamiest beaches and anchorages that remind you of an exotic Caribbean island! Sailing from Corsica, you can make your way through the idyllic Maddalena Archipelago and then down to the remarkable Costa Smerelda to see some of the world’s most beautiful natural coves and beaches.
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