Mallorca is part of the famous group of Balearics islands, on the east coast of Spain. It is perhaps one of the most famous tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, with some very serious potential for sailing. Although nearby regions such as Ibiza and Formentera are progressing, due to tourism promotions to a younger demographic. Mallorca is worth visiting because it's home to some of the biggest cities in this area of the Mediterranean. It is still a port city with much of the income from tourism and sailing is one of the main activities.
For many visitors Mallorca is all about sailing, and enjoying a trip on if the yachts in Mallorca is not be missed. The region is now very well-known for its internationally renowned boating regattas. It has often been referred to as the best place for beginners to learn to sail, and many visitors begin learning the basics before venturing to skipper the yachts in Mallorca.
There are a large number of sailing schools in the area, and the environment with predictable winds and regular coastlines make it a sailor friendly place. Mallorca has about 20,00 berths available for docking in over 30 marinas and some of the biggest yachts in the world have berth as there are countless regattas, held year round.
If you think you are not yet ready for the bigger times, you can rent a boat or rent a skippered yacht for a day, or perhaps you can grab a break in one of the yachts in Palma de Mallorca. Apart from sailing in the yachts in Palma de Mallorca, there are more than enough distractions to keep occupied for a few days. Palma de Mallorca has become one of Europe's most popular weekend break destinations, You may be pleasantly surprised by the character and sophistication of the city, as well as the varied and characteristic opportunities for enjoying delightful meals. There is an impressive number of boutique hotels and frenetic shopping, for such a small city.
The fine modernist architecture, cool seafront bars and an expanding contemporary art scene keeps the small city in tune. At the heart of the city is a historic core, where the streets are traffic free, but contain compelling sights, such as the dominant cathedral, galleries, museums and gothic churches. A bigger attraction is the waterside which is specked with cafes, and stretches along the coastline.