Majorca offers excellent opportunities to realise your sporting ambitions, you only have to choose from a wide range of activities regardless of your age and level of fitness. Even beginners can master water, land and air. Nowadays, there exist many companies specialised in outdoor activities. There is also a great variety of activities for those who like to combine sports with a good dose of excitement. If hiking bores you, try any of these exercises:
→ Coasteering is a brand new adventure activity for families holidaying in Majorca. It is a combination of swimming, abseiling, climbing and rock scrambling. It means to advance along the coastline by adventure snorkelling, diving, swimming and climbing.
→ Canyoning: it is the ability to descend the canyons safely using different techniques such as abseiling, swimming, wading and rock scrambling. It comprises descending, climbing and jumping. Beginners can start in easy canyons while experts look for new challenges.
→ Cliff jumping: as an amused half day activity, it is perfect to include it as part of a multi-activity day. It is a combination of abseiling and jumping. It is a great opportunity to push your limits.
→ Hang-gliding: flying without control devices, it is the most natural way of flying. You steer with your body, and it is this special form of controlling the flight that provokes the feeling of freedom and adventure. Under the right weather conditions, pilots can fly for hours.
These adventure sports can be practised in many places across our idyllic island. Santa Ponsa is a perfect destination for adventure sport lovers. Located on the southern coast of Majorca, this popular spot is full of services and facilities as regards adventure sports such as schools, guides, specialised companies and it is close to many areas perfect to practice some of these exercises: Andratx, Palmanova, Paguera, Palma… Gran Isla manages three family-friendly hotels in Santa Ponsa: Pirates Village, Plazamar Serenity Resort and Jutlandia Family Resort.
Another spot which is perfect to practice any of these activities is Alcudia. It is placed on Majorca’s northern coast. It is an area full of caves, canyons, cliffs, mountains… Gran Isla manages a 3-star resort called Piscis Hotel, which is the ideal accommodation for couples looking for some active holidays.
At Gran Isla Hotels’ reception desks, the staff will offer you an unparalleled customer service and suggest the activity that best suits your needs. They can also provide other services such as car rental, maps and tourist information.