Sailing in Palma de Mallorca, Spain on a Sailo yacht charter

The Balearic’s biggest island is a sailing hotspot

Home to both the rich and famous, as well as sunseekers looking for a great vacation, sailing in Mallorca is a year round activity. Find your Mallorca yacht charter to explore this incredible island.

Although it’s an island in the Mediterranean, there is actually a very diverse landscape around the coast of Mallorca. Sailing in Mallorca gives you the opportunity to discover hidden beaches, far flung islands and incredible snorkelling spots. 

The island is blessed with miles of olive groves, rugged mountain landscapes, a jagged coastline packed full of beaches and towns full of millennia of history. With a Mallorca yacht charter you’ll be able to take your time to really discover some of these hidden gems and enjoy the leisure of seeing a side to Mallorca normally reserved for the luxury yacht set.


One week sailing in Mallorca

Setting sail from Palma de Mallorca with a private yacht charter will give you lots to think about. Do you circumnavigate the island of Mallorca, or do you hop over to Ibiza for a few days?

Sailing around Mallorca you’ll be able to discover dramatic scenery such as Dragonera, or to explore towns such as Port de Soller, nestled in the mountainous north of the island. With a private boat rental you can take as long as you like in each place, or simply enjoy the view from the deck of your private yacht.

Although Mallorca is no slouch when it comes to a party, the hedonists among you might be tempted by the bass and beats emanating from Ibiza. Whatever you decide, a week sailing in Mallorca probably won’t be long enough!


Yacht Charters, Your Style…

Experienced sailors might prefer to charter a classic sailboat or a catamaran rental in Mallorca catamaran rental in Mallorca. But you’ll also find fantastic luxury motor yachts for a taste of the high life, perfect for arriving into your next port in style.

The sailing conditions in Mallorca are often very friendly to novice sailors. However, you’ll easily be able to find your boat either crewed or bareboat, however you prefer. And with pleasant temperatures year round, sailing in Mallorca is great fun whenever you decide to visit.


It might be a family vacation, or you might be enjoying a party, honeymoon or anniversary. Whatever your sailing style, you’ll find boat hire for both your tastes and budget on Sailo.


La Lonja Marina, Palma de Mallorca

Marina Naviera Balear

Discover Port de Soller, Mallorca


This port town is found deep in Mallorca’s northern mountain range, and is normally reached via a fairly arduous drive overland. Arriving with a Mallorca yacht charter, you’ll be able to enjoy the mountain vistas as you arrive from the sea. This beautiful town is a highly recommended stop on your sailing itinerary, with a seafront promenade, excellent tapas restaurants, boutique shops. There’s also a charming old tram rattling around the streets which links the town of Soller to Port de Soller.


The Caves of Drach


One of the main natural attractions for visitors to the island, make sure to add the Caves of Drach to your Mallorca sailing itinerary. Home to one of the world’s largest underground lakes, Lake Martel, it’s a fascinating place to visit and makes for some great photos. The caves are viewed via a private boating tour, and you can buy tickets either in advance or at the location. Located in the town of Porto Cristo, there is a large marina for easy mooring as well as a great beach and shops for your supplies.

Explore Dragonera


Just a short sailing trip from Palma de Mallorca, Dragonera is a small dragon shaped island off the west coast of Mallorca. With a private yacht charter or boat hire, you’ll be able to explore at your own pace and enjoy a bit of tranquility. The island is known for its wildlife both on land and in the water, so be sure to bring your snorkel. As Dragonera is uninhabited, be sure to bring a picnic, and to take all your rubbish home with you when you’re finished.

Baia de Pollença Beaches and Bays


In the summer months, it can be hard to find a quiet corner of Mallorca, but not in the north east of the island. Beyond Port de Pollença and Alcudia, you’ll find two peninsulas that are harder to access from land and make the perfect place to explore with a Mallorca yacht charter. As you round these headlands you’ll spot hidden bays hidden below tree fringed cliffs which are perfect for a quiet day on the beach. There’s also lots of great snorkelling here, so don’t forget to pack a mask.

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