Are you itching to take to the road on your bike, but your partner or family are not as enthusiastic as you are about cycling?
Does it feel a little unfair that you get to enjoy a break doing what you love, and they don’t? Do you need a ‘pass’ to go on another cycling break, knowing full-well that it’s never really anything more than a half-hearted “off you go!”
It’s a ‘catch 22’ situation; bring them with you and leave them behind at the hotel, or don’t and leave them behind at home.
What if we told you that we have solution to this problem?
Our guilt-free packages are specifically designed to offer a fantastic cycling experience for you and your cycling buddies, as well as a plethora of things to do for those who think that the sunshine symbolises a more laid back break.
We can organise activities that go above and beyond just sitting around the pool, and guarantee that whoever you travel with will be far too wrapped up in what they are doing to even notice that you are biking away to your hearts content.
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They take to the road, you take to the sky! Mallorca is a beautiful island and seeing it from the air is a unique way of taking in the views with an experience that you’ll remember long after you’ve returned home. Flights last for approximately 20-30 minutes and showcase the Soller Valley, Valldemossa and the sprawling, beautiful coastline that wraps itself around the island.
For something a little bit different, we can fly you to the beach resort of Camp de Mar, to enjoy some aquatic activities, a gastronomic lunch and then be transferred to the comfort your very own private yacht to while away the afternoon, sailing home serenely whilst enjoying the sun and afternoon cocktails.
Prices from £275 pp with a minimum three people per trip.
Get on a yacht or motorboat and take to the seas for a full day on the water. Mallorca has over 200 miles of exquisite coastline for you to explore, so it would be rude not to! Something for everyone; you can fish, sunbathe, or sail from beauty spot to beauty spot, simply enjoying the views.
Prices from £500 per trip for a maximum of four guests on a 30ft sailing boat. Prices from £1000 for a full day sailing and group sizes up to 12 guests on a 50ft boat. Full and half days are available. Exclusive Sunseeker motorboats are available upon request from £2,000 per day including your very own Skipper.
For the wine connoisseurs amongst you, then a trip to one of Mallorca’s family vineyards is a must. Many of these traditional Mallorcan family businesses offer much more than a tasting experience; take a tour of the vineyard, learn about the vintner’s process, participate and learn what it takes to create award-winning wines, and finally top it off with a stunning al-fresco meal during the summer, or amongst the barrels in front of the fire during winter.
Prices from £75 pp. A truly unique experience that’s not to be missed. Salut!
Some of the finest brands in the world boast a home in sunny Palma, with labels such as Cartier, Hugo Boss, Mulberry and Louis Vuitton all welcoming shoppers, alongside high street Spanish favourites like Adolfo Dominquez, Bimba y Lola, Massimo Dutti, Desigual and Zara.
If retail therapy is something that makes your holiday complete, then Palma is the place to be. Fantastic tapas bars and restaurants are dotted throughout the streets and you are only ever a few steps away from a first-class restaurant serving delicious Spanish food.
There is nothing better than finding a bargain abroad, and with a retail experience as brilliant as Festival Park on the doorstep, it only makes sense for the avid shopper to pay a visit.
All your favourite brands have stores here, including Calvin Klein, Diesel, Mango, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Oakley, Vans, Guess and Quicksilver, so you can shop ‘til you drop! The cinema is a great place to rest your legs after a long day, and there are plenty of food outlets to stop for a few moments rest between the shops and refuel.
Got kids? Then the Monkey Park indoor play space is the perfect place to let them loose and flatten their internal batteries!
If there is one thing that a holiday is for, it’s relaxation. If you don’t fancy leaving the luxury of your hotel, then let the in-house spa therapists take the strain. So many different treatments to choose from to help you feel refreshed and relaxed - just in time for the sweaty cyclists’ return! See each hotel’s details for more information on what they can offer.
Let your partner push off on their ride, whilst you tee off at some of the finest golf courses in the world, with Son Muntaner, Alcanada Golf and Pula Golf all based in Mallorca.
We can organise your golf day before you even step foot on the island, and can even put you in touch with some local clubs in order to have a proper game.
Game, set and match! Mallorca is, of course, the home to one of the finest tennis players in the world. Rafael Nadal is just one of Mallorca’s many sporting heroes and you can follow in his footsteps with some tennis coaching of your own. See each hotel for their facilities or speak to us about arranging some tennis coaching to suit your experience.
Mallorca is an island of many mysteries, and as well as catering to couples, singles and solo travellers, it has a great selection of family-based activities that will keep the kids occupied, as well as bring out the inner child in you!
If tired children at the end of the day is what you are looking for, making room for that all-important evening chill time with your partner, some of the following options are right up your street:
Waterparks on holiday are pretty much a rite of passage, and not taking the kids to splash about when you’re away is borderline criminal! Looking after everyone from your white-knuckle-slide riders, to your timid toe dipping toddlers, Aqualand Waterparks are designed to cater to everybody. One things for sure, you will all go home after having a brilliant time!
Oh ooby doo – I wanna be like you-hoo hoo! Watch your little monkeys become little Mowglis as they swing through the ropes at the Jungle Parc! One of the best attractions on the island, the kids can zip line here, there and everywhere, dive into cargo nets, swing on Tarzan swings and make their way across rope bridges! Did we mention they’re all high up in the trees? This is one for those who fancy a bit of an adrenaline rush!
A marine amusement park complete with dolphins shows and pretty parrots, there is so much to do at Marine Land that your kids won’t know where to look next!
Watch and feed the penguins, see just how clever the sea lions are, and learn all about wildlife and how to protect it.
Since opening in 2007, Palma Aquarium has been a sure-fire choice for families who want to keep the kids enthralled with something they wouldn’t normally see. The experts and marine biologists who work at the aquarium not only show you all of the exciting life that is constantly swimming beneath us, but also how to conserve marine life and keep the planet beautiful.
Fancy swimming with dolphins? That can be arranged, too!
Boing boing boing! Palma Jump is the first trampoline park in Spain, and you can watch your kids in this indoor trampoline centre jump around like kangaroos ‘til their heart’s content.
For under 5’s, parents or guardians can jump with their kids. Feeling left out? Don’t worry! Adults can throw back the years and jump, too!
Remove all ideas of a jam-packed zoo with the odd exotic animal peering out from behind a cage; this place is more on the nature reserve scale, as opposed to your regular local safari park.
A real conservation project that helps to protect and heal injured animals, the park works with the best interests of the animal always at its heart, whilst providing one of the most beautiful places to see a range of exotic wildlife, from birds to boars, meerkats to monkeys, and turtles to tigers, all housed in a beautiful setting.
Tell us what you want from your luxury cycling holiday in Mallorca and we’ll get the wheels in motion!
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If not bringing your own, we can give you access to some of the best, lightest performance bikes on the market, all with the specifications that you need in order to get the very best cycling experience.
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