The stunning Mediterranean island of Majorca emerges as one of Europe’s most popular destinations for some cyclotourism and there’s plenty of reasons why. It’s typical that we associate the Spanish island with being the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing holiday with your loved ones, but it offers so much more. The prestigious natural landscapes that can be found in throughout the island guarantee cyclists an array of different challenges whilst being able to admire the incredible surroundings. Whether you are an advanced cyclists or whether you enjoy a pleasant day trip to discover the charm of the Mediterranean coastline, at Gran Isla Hotels, we want you to be able to fully enjoy your escape to Majorca with your loved ones and so we have prepared some information on cycling around the hotels for you.
What makes cycling in Majorca so popular?
The imposing Tramuntana mountains, located at the foot of our hotels in Santa Ponsa, provide a variety of up and downhill routes whilst being home to some unique charming towns filled with culture such as Deia, Valldemossa and Soller.
We already know about the illustrious white sandy beaches and awe-inspiring coves that can be found in Majorca. We already advised 6 of the best beaches that you can visit in the area back at the start of year, but what better way to discover them all than a coastal route taking in the sea breeze…
And nothing adds to your cycling journey through the beautiful landscapes like the Mediterranean sun. The pleasant climate on the island is one of the pulls that brings cyclists from all over Europe to Majorca, with perfect temperatures for two-wheeled adventures in the Spring, early Summer and start of Autumn.
But what makes the difference here in Majorca are the routes themselves. You can find good road access for cyclists with a wealth of cycling lanes, whilst drivers on the island are aware of the popularity of cycling holidays in Majorca, so in general are more understanding and cautious to the two wheeled road users.
What are the best routes you can find in Calvia?
Santa Ponsa – Calvià – Es Capdellà – Peguera – Santa Ponsa
The 25.4km route that is a loop of the north of the region, taking you from the beautiful beaches of Santa Ponsa to the foot of the Tramuntana Mountains and its pine forests, which imposes challenges of its own. This route has a moderate difficulty level.
Magaluf – Son Ferrer – el Toro – Santa Ponsa – cruce Andratx-Palma – Palmanova – Magaluf
Another looping circuit, this time a 19km route takes you on a journey around Calvia’s most prestigious holiday destinations with some delightful views of the Mediterranean Sea. The route itself features a number of cycling paths and emerges as a great choice for amateur cyclists seeking some adventure. It is also possible to start the route at any point of the itinerary.
Why not stay at one of the Gran Isla Hotels?
When you’re not on two wheels, what better way to spend your holiday than to relax in a modern and comfortable apartment or next to the pool with all-inclusive services? The Gran Isla hotels in Santa Ponsa and Palmanova boast an array of facilities, apartments and entertainment for all ages. Pirates Village, the themed hotel in Santa Ponsa transports you on a fantasy adventure during your break, whilst the seafront Hotel Tropico in Palmanova lets you stay just a couple of feet from the magical Mediterranean Sea. Plazamar Serenity Resort and the Jutlandia Family Resort both offer an unforgettable stay in the utmost comfort just a few minutes from the beach in Santa Ponsa. Book your stay today with the most exclusive deals and at the best price online on the official website of Gran Isla.
A holiday to Majorca provides you with a plethora of possibilities to help you relax, explore or indulge throughout your stay. If you love getting on two wheels and discovering new places, then what better way to spend part of your break? The region of Calvia is filled with natural beauty and has great access between various towns, making it easier than ever to enjoy an action packed day out on your next family holiday in Santa Ponsa or Palmanova.
Fun-filled family holidays with Gran Isla Hotels