What to do and see on your yacht charter in Palma del Mallorca?
Palma del Mallorca, the main city on the island of Mallorca is located in the bay of Palma, which offers a high degree of natural protection to all vessels docking here. The sea around Palma del Mallorca is a world renowned spot for nautical sports, mainly sporting regattas. Because of the predominating stable wind that the locals call Embet, the sailing conditions are perfect all year long, both for experienced sailors or novice captains. Across the Palma town harbour are caves, coves and bays, both big and small, with green lowlands and stunning sandy beaches, just waiting to be explored by boat.
Why choose Palma del Mallorca?
An ideal sailing vacation in Palma del Mallorca is sure to include plenty of island hopping between Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera. Menorca is an undiscovered treasure, accommodating a smaller number of tourists than the neighbouring islands in the archipelago, while Ibiza is known for the international hot-spot for wild partying, attracting the rich and famous throughout the year. With uncharacteristic blends of architectural styles, the town of Palma attracts thousands of tourist and sailors all year long, so the perfect way to experience all the island has to offer, without having to worry about crowds, would be to charter a yacht. This way, renting a boat opens the door to many unspoiled beaches, caves, of-the-road fishing villages and most of all, nothing but the open sea and endless possibilities. The nautical facilities in Palma del Mallorca are top-notch. Professional cabin crew is available for hire in marinas and seasoned skippers will make sure every novice sailor is well prepared for their bareboat experience. Those unwilling or unable to sail on their own will also have professional skippers on hire. Docking and renting is done with such ease that the transition between air, land and see will be smooth as the surface of the water on which you will be sailing soon. After sundown, the nightlife in Palma focuses around pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants, offering traditional delicacies and global commodities, all aligned around the main thoroughfare.
Sailing season - When to charter in Palma del Mallorca?
The climate in the Baleares is stable all year long, having an average annual temperature of 22 degrees Celsius. Three hundred days of sunshine in the Balearic Islands mean hot and dry summers with minimal precipitation. Especially around Palma del Mallorca, sailors will feel the stubborn sun`s rays through most of their holiday. Arriving here in Spring or Autumn means avoiding most of the crowds and getting the best possible deals on chartered yacht, accommodations and berths, although the sea will be several degrees colder than in the summer.