Explore breathtaking caves in Mallorca with a yacht charter
by Johannes Haller on Aug 03, 2023
- Caves in Mallorca – you should definitely explore these
- Routes and boat tours – this is the best way to get to the caves of Mallorca
- Activities in the caves of Mallorca
- Explore the caves of Mallorca on a yacht - we have the best recommendations for your yacht charter in Mallorca
- The spectacular caves of Mallorca are waiting for you
Mallorca has been the most popular travel destination for Germans for many years. The reason for this is clear, because the largest Balearic island offers many opportunities to spend a great holiday. Most holidaymakers fly to Mallorca to enjoy the sun, beach and sea and of course to celebrate parties. But Mallorca has much more to offer than sand and bars, some of it lies below the surface of the earth. We're talking about spectacular caves. The island of Mallorca consists of soft limestone that is susceptible to erosion. This allowed various cave and grotto formations to develop over many millennia. In total, the island offers around 4,000 caves. However, not all of them are open to visitors, but about 200 of these caves can be visited. If you have always wanted to see great stalactite caves that offer different, very impressive stalagmites, stalactites and stalagnates and sometimes even waterfalls and swimming lakes, you should take the opportunity and go on an exploration tour during your vacation. The best way to explore these breathtaking caves is on a yacht charter in Mallorca. In this article we will show you what wonderful caves are waiting for you in Mallorca and how you can easily explore them by renting a yacht.
Caves in Mallorca – you should definitely explore these
There are many different caves in Mallorca that can be explored. However, some are more for adventurers because they are difficult to access. There are also some that can only be reached by diving. Today we will introduce you to the caves that you can explore without any problems or special equipment. The Coves del Drac and the Coves del Hams are particularly popular. The largest caves on the island are the Coves d'Artà. The Coves de Campanet in the north of the island and the Cuevas de Génova in the south are currently a little insider tip. These are accessible to visitors, but are not yet as crowded as the better-known caves can be. So if you prefer smaller but less crowded caves, these two are just right for you.
Coves del Drac (Cuevas del Drach)
The Coves del Drac, also known by the Castilian name Cuevas del Drach, are one of the most famous caves in Mallorca and offer an absolutely impressive backdrop. They are located on the east coast of Mallorca, near Porto Christo. It is a cave system that is 1,700 meters long and houses various lakes. One of these lakes is Lago Martel, the largest underground lake in Europe. The lake is 177 meters long, 40 meters wide and has a depth of up to 9 meters.
Coves del Hams (Cuevas del Hams)
The Coves del Hams, Castilian Cuevas del Hams, are also located near Porto Christo. In German, the name means something like “cave of fish hooks”. The cave is known for its stunning formations reminiscent of fishing hooks. The Coves del Hams are a very impressive cave system that stretches over 350 meters in length. In total, the cave system is around 3,000 square meters in size.
Coves d'Artà (Cuevas de Artà)
Also on the east coast of the island of Mallorca is one of the largest and most impressive cave systems on the island, the Coves d'Artà, also known in Castilian as Cuevas de Artà. The cave system is located near the town of Canyamel. The caves are around 40 m above sea level. The stalactite cave is very large and consists of different halls in which very impressive stalagmites and stalactites combine to form meter-high columns.
Coves de Campanet
The Coves de Campanet are located in the north of the island of Mallorca near the town of the same name. In contrast to many other caves that are open to the public, the Coves de Campanet are not located directly on the coast, but rather a little further into the interior of the island on the edge of the Tramuntana mountains. There is no mass tourism here yet; the tours take place in small groups. Just rent a car, you won't regret it.
Cuevas de Genova
The Cuevas de Génova can be found directly in the capital Palma, more precisely in the Génova district. They offer a completely different cave experience than the Coves de Campanet, but have not yet been overrun by mass tourism. The reason for this is that the Cuevas de Génova are also privately and family-run. Guided tours are also offered here, but there are only very small groups. Therefore, it is advisable to book well in advance.
Routes and boat tours – this is the best way to get to the caves of Mallorca
Most of Mallorca's spectacular caves are located directly on the island's coast. If you would like to explore one or more of these caves, simply rent a boat and take it to the caves. Here are a few tips on the best routes you can take.
Route along the east coast of Mallorca
The route along the east coast of the island not only offers you great views of the sea, but also impresses with a fascinating landscape. If you take this route, you can explore three of the caves featured, the Coves del Drac, the Coves del Harms and the Coves d'Artà.
Boat trip to Palma
If you prefer to explore the caves, which are less crowded, you can take a boat tour to Palma. There you can visit the Cuevas de Génova. If you are interested in exploring the Coves de Campanet, simply rent a car and drive there from Palma. It's just around 50 kilometers to the caves. This trip is definitely worth it.
No matter which cave you want to explore, they are all worth a visit. Discover the breathtaking caves along the coast of Mallorca and immerse yourself in a world full of magic and adventure. Each cave has its own story to tell and will give you unforgettable experiences. Your boat tour in Mallorca will be an incomparable journey into the beauty of nature!
Activities in the caves of Mallorca
The caves in Mallorca are all an impressive example of what nature can create. Not only can you visit these caves, there are also a variety of activities on offer there.
Most caves have guided tours where you can not only admire the rock formations, but also learn a lot about the history and myths surrounding the caves. We at Haller Experiences would be happy to advise you and also book the tour for you.
Many of the caves also have lakes where you can take a boat ride. Swimming and diving are also often possible there. This allows you to explore not only the beauty of the caves, but also the underwater world.
Some caves host concerts, such as the Coves del Drac. There, musicians give a classical concert from illuminated boats, which visitors listen to. Afterwards you can drive across the lake yourself.
Explore the caves of Mallorca on a yacht - we have the best recommendations for your yacht charter in Mallorca
The best way to explore Mallorca's spectacular caves is to take a tour on a Haller Experiences yacht. Simply rent one of our yachts, cruise around the island and visit the caves that interest you most. Choose a day trip or spend a whole week on the boat. No matter which option you choose, with our yachts you will always get the most out of your cave exploration in Mallorca. This adventure on one of our large Frauscher boats or another yacht will be an unforgettable experience for you and your family and friends.
There are many exciting ideas waiting on our website to make your yacht charter in Mallorca a unique experience.
When planning your yacht charter, pay particular attention to the size of the group, but also take the budget and your personal interests into account. If you want to explore more than one island, it's best to book a multi-day tour. Then you can not only explore the beauty of the caves, but also do other activities. Find picturesque beaches, visit sights, experience Palma's nightlife or simply relax on board your yacht.
The spectacular caves of Mallorca are waiting for you
The caves in Mallorca are among the most spectacular attractions this island has to offer. A visit to these caves should definitely be on your vacation plan.
A yacht charter tour gives you the opportunity to experience the island's caves in a special way. Let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of nature and get to know the island better. Such a tour is not only for nature lovers, but also for adventurers and anyone who simply wants to experience something on their vacation and not just lie on the beach.
It's best to book your yacht charter in Mallorca today. This will make your holiday on Mallorca an absolutely unforgettable experience. Do you have any questions or requests? Just write to us, we will be happy to help you!