Sailing around The Balearic Islands. Mallorca Yacht Charter.
No matter if land based or on Sailing holidays in Mallorca, head inland & leave your charter in Pollenca Yacht Club or the Ports IB moorings on Pollenca Quay. You will find a small port that has spread. This is the Port of Pollenca as opposed to “Old Town Pollenca” which lies 10 a minute drive inland. Very popular with Brits the port & Pollenca beaches have an upmarket but relaxed seaside vibe with loads to do and a good range of hotels, hostales & pleasant places to eat & drink.
Looking South along the beach the recently part pedestrianised beach front and holiday apartments continue way past a small nature reserve, with sailing (Cat Dinghy windsurf SUP Kite) concessions, restaurants & beach front bars. The far end of the bay towards Alcudia old town is now a super popular Kite surf + a few windsurfers area due to sea breeze making near perfect conditions with a slow rolling swell to add interest further out. The town in this direction is more “useful business” orientated with a good & semi reasonable chandlers, Engineering companies, Dive shops etc & also in the 1st 2 streets that run parallel to the shore the “interesting” restaurants personal favourite being Bodega Can Ferra (Google “Arroz brut :dirty rice”)
Looking to the North & NE the “Pine walk” Pollenca stretches round to the seaplane (Hidros) base and Avenzada castle – a fine and sheltered anchorage if you are renting a boat in Majorca. This is a great little area busy initially with all sorts of establishments (Including a busy modern tourist square 2 streets back) most of which are good even if a little formulaic however as you head away walking past small beach areas some with umbrellas & beds, some freestyle the crowds thin out & the buildings on the shore become residential. There are some finds to be had including the most comfortable Illa D’or Hotel. Looking back towards the harbour there is a fine & huge swimming area great for families that also happens to be in the lee of the mountains (for the prevailing Majorca winds) making for a welcome sun trap when its blowing a hoolie out in Pollenca bay. A pleasant place to get off your charter boat & explore.