Discover the beautiful Balearics

Ease your way out of Palma de Mallorca and combine independent sailing with a social twist in breath-taking surrounds and ideal cruising conditions. Drop anchor and swim ashore to a spectacular cliffside cala as you reach along the island’s southeast corner. Visit one of Mallorca’s 31 stunning Blue Flag beaches.

Enjoy an afternoon sangria party, or dig into post-sailing paella or charming old fishing town. Explore the very best of Mallorca with the security of a Sunsail Lead Crew on our brand new flotilla itinerary.

2018 flotilla dates coming soon. 

7
Days

Highlights

  • Gothic cathedrals and cliffside calas
  • Stunning sailing conditions
  • Sandy anchorages and stern-to moorings
  • Welcome sangria party
  • Visit the famous Dragon Caves
  • Discover the untouched Cabrera National Park
Day 1

Marina Naviera Balear, Port de Mallorca

The day's sailing

0 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Shopping Shopping
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Begin your Balearic adventure on arrival at our Mallorca base. Capital of the Balearics islands, Palma de Mallorca is home to one of the largest marinas in Europe, and is just 8km from the airport. Spend the afternoon investigating the winding cobbled streets. Marvel at the magnificent gothic cathedral that watches over the town and lose yourself in the alleyways where you will find numerous tapas bars, restaurants and cafes. Meet up with your lead crew and share a drink with fellow flotilla crews at an evening sangria party.

Day 2

Cala Pi

The day's sailing

19
Nautical miles
2 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Shopping Shopping
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Break free from the marina and head southeast for an 18.7nm stretch to Cala Pi. A cala is a narrow cut in the sheer cliff coastline, usually accompanied by a sandy anchorage. Cala Pi is a particularly attractive little fjord-like cala, with old fishing houses , stern-to moorings and a smattering of characterful restaurants. Free Evening: Dine aboard or ashore.

Day 3

Cala Figuera

The day's sailing

21
Nautical miles
4 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Shopping Shopping
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

The longest sail of the journey, today’s coastal passage skirts around Mallorca’s southernmost point on the way east to the almost-untouched Cala Ferrera. Stop off for lunch and a swim at one of the many sandy beaches and calas along the way, from Playa Es Trenc, with 2km of white sand, to the secluded Cala s’Almunia. We’ll hold a short briefing at 5:30 p.m, after which you’ll be free to wander around the old port at your leisure.

Day 4

Porto Cristo

The day's sailing

16
Nautical miles
1.5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Shopping Shopping
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

The large and bustling town of Porto Cristo, our destination on day four, is famed for its beautiful beaches and abundance of shops and restaurants. Incredible blue-green water and its position in a long, sheltered inlet have made Porto Cristo a popular yacht stop for decades. One you’ve had a drink in the traditional atmosphere of this working fishing town, head along the coast to delve into the ‘Dragon Caves’.

Day 5

Cala Mondrago

The day's sailing

15
Nautical miles
1.5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Shopping Shopping
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Travel to the tranquil Cala Marcal, a great lunch spot, for a patch of swimming and snorkelling. After lunch, set sail for Cala Mondrago, famed for its pristine beaches and topaz-blue waters. Venture ashore and check out the sprawling national park, or relax and regroup ahead of the evening Beach Party. Evening: Briefing on the beach, Beach Party.

Day 6

Free Sailing Day

The day's sailing

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Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Shopping Shopping
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Free day. Sail wherever you please. Join forces with others and explore Cabrera National park together, or go it alone and plot a course for Cala Blava.

Sa Rapita

Sa Rapita is home to one of the best beaches in Mallorca, Es Trenc, two kilometres of white sand and clear waters. There’s a marina with the necessary facilities close by the town, with great views to the south, across the sea. Sa Rapita is the perfect choice for a quiet, peaceful stopover before heading to Cabrera or back to Palma.

Cabrera National Park

An uninhabited island, Cabrera National Park is an almost untouched oasis just a stone’s throw away from Mallorca. Rich in natural life as well as beauty, this is the perfect stop to get away from the hustle and bustle of the bigger islands

Day 7

Marina Naviera Balear, Port de Mallorca

The day's sailing

0 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Shopping Shopping
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Enjoy the mountainous coastline as you cruise back into Palma. If there’s time to spare, explore the narrow streets and shops of this ancient town. Visit the striking cathedral, and celebrate a superb week of sailing with an end of flotilla paella party on the dock.