Palma de Mallorca – Can Pastilla – Cabrera – Ibiza - Formentera - San Antonio Abad – Andratx – Palma.
Total length: 230 n.m.
Sailing lets you feel complete freedom and independence and gain maximum pleasure from vacation: in daytime you watch surroundings and amenities from board of chartered yacht, in the evening you come to anchor in a marina and you are already on the best dance floors of Ibiza and Majorca night clubs.
There are plenty of sights really worth visiting in Balearic Islands. From April till October temperature does not decrease below +25°C, but fresh sea breeze softens the heat.
Tourist season starts in May and lasts till the end of October.
1st day. Saturday.
Arrival in the airport Palma, prestigious resort center with modern marina. Transfer to marina, settlement on yacht. Acquaintance with the captain and the crew.
The first instruction concerning usage of life support systems and safety on board.
Purchase of food in the supermarket.
Palma de Majorca – is the capital of Balearics, beautiful ancient city situated on the coast of the biggest gulf of Palma. The most interesting is the central part of it where you can enjoy splendor of gothics. The pearl of the city is Cathedral, which was built from 14 - 17th centuries. Then historical part of the city: Passeig del Born, squares of the king and the queen, the first hotel on the island Grand Hotel, the Main Theater, Ramblas Boulevard and bull’s square, built in the beginning of the century. Famous Spanish corridas take place here from July to September.
2nd day. Sunday.
Preparation, water fueling.
Sailing off in 10.00. Passage Palma – Can Pastilla – Cabrera (28 n.m.)
Can Pastilla is one of the three administrative districts of resort zone El Arenal on Majorca, located 9 km South-east from the capital of the island Palma de Majorca. El Arenal is the most long length beach of Majorca, its length is 4600 m. There is majority of hotels of the island in Can pastille and Arenal, moreover, it’s here the most highly concentrated hotels along the whole Mediterranean coast. There is a huge aqua park here also, in the surroundings you will find several field for gulf play.
Cabrera – is a tine cliff island, its length is miles only. It used to be a pirates’ shelter in the past, then became a prison in the period of Napoleon wars. There is a pirate fortress of the 14th century not far from the port. In 1991 the island was acknowledged a National Park because of its nature. One has to obtain permit from authorities for visiting the island, i.e. the port may hold only 50 yachts simultaneously. Still sailing to Cabrera through Cala Gandulf is extremely interesting and fascinating.
3rd day. Monday.
Sailing off in 09.00.
Passage Cabrera – Ibiza (71 n.m.)
4th day. Tuesday.
Free day. Sightseeing of Ibiza island.
Ibiza – “Party” island - is the third largest island of the archipelago. Due to its hilly landscape, scenery is gorgeous! The island is so green – pine, almond, olive and palm woods are noticed already from the board.
You will be surrounded by history at the narrow streets of the 12th century in Ibiza, where renovated buildings are bright contrast to sea and sky. We recommend visiting a middle aged fortress, in the evening coming around to a restaurant or looking into local stores.
There is a great assemble of the Upper town where collected everything that worth calling “historical monuments”.
The walls of the Upper town are dated Renaissance epoch. Erected in 16th century then renovated by Juan Bautista Calvi, their perimeter is 1931 m long and up to 22 m high. The main gates Portal de las Tables are magnificent. It is possible to walk at Upper town’s squares and streets through Yard of Arms.
Then, if you feel sure of oneself ( as tomorrow is going to be an intensive day), all night dancing in entertaining center San Antonio or night clubs: Amnesia, Pasha, Space etc., these clubs are known worldwide, the most famous DJs play here.
5th day. Wednesday.
Sailing off in 08.00.
Passage Ibiza – La Savina de Formentera (10 n.m.)
Anchorage at bay of the island.
Sailing off in 15.00. Passage La Savina – San Antonio Abad (22 n.m.)
La Savina de Formentera is the neighbor island to Ibiza. Its population (mostly fishers and farmers) prefer a slower lifestyle. There are no loud fests here; the island is small, quiet and virgin. In summer, when the sun heats the air, the island reminds Caribbean with their sandy beaches, palms and clear blue water. Long sandbar Illetas in the northern part of the island – is the favorite anchorage for yachtsmen with wonderful views that open through the strait.
Once a small village of fishers, San Antonio Abad is a miraculous and crowded tourist resort, and the second biggest town on the island. Local church, whitening on a low hill, is dated by the beginning og the 14th century.
6th day. Thursday.
Sailing off in 09.00.
Passage San Antonio Abad – Port d’Andratx (63 n.m.).
Port Andratx is a small “atmospheric” town situated in 2 miles deep into the island. There are a lot of cafes and restaurants along the coast line. Residency of famous and rich people. Natural port, splendid marina with luxury yachts. Ideal place to start sailing to Barcelona, Valencia or Ibiza.
7th day. Friday.
Sailing off in 09.00.
Passage Port d’Andratx – Palma (33 n.m.).
Docking at basic marina Palma. Check out.
This day finishes our cruise, and it means that if it is possible everything should be done until we enter basic marina, depending on energy and wishes of the crew, weather conditions, heading and winds.
8th day. Saturday.
Disembarkation till 09.00.
Transfer to the airport or hotel for those who would like to stay longer.
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