BALEARIC ISLANDS

Great parties or true escape

While the Balearics are known for world class party spots, a charter here goes far beyond Ibiza’s nightclubs. These Spanish islands offer some of the best beaches in the world, long sweeping bays and a myriad of different islands, each with its own unique identity. Discover them all on our 8-day Balearic Islands itinerary.

Dance until dawn at the clubs In Ibiza. Shop and get your culture fix in Puerto de Andratx. paddleboard at sunset and play golf on Dragonera. Snorkel marine reserves. party in cliffside caves in Mahon. Discover the history and gastronomy of Palma.

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Ibiza

Ibiza Town

1.5nm

day 1

Ibiza - Ibiza Town

Ibiza - Ibiza Town

Party time

Arrive on board your charter yacht to a welcome cocktail and sumptuous lunch prepared by the yacht’s chef. Explore the old town with its historic cathedral and 16th century citadel walls. Go shopping in the maze of stone alleyways or hit the beach for sunbathing or watersports. Head back to your yacht to prepare to party. Start off at Kyupiddo, a Japanese fusion restaurant overlooking the port, for dining with a view, then head to one of Ibiza’s top nightclubs and dance until dawn.

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Ibiza Town

Formentera

12.7nm

day 2

Ibiza Town - Formentera

Ibiza Town - Formentera

Beach relaxation

Wake up to the peace and calm of Formentera. Enjoy a late breakfast then spend the whole day lazing on one of the many deserted beaches. Take a yoga session on the pure white sand or go snorkelling in the clear waters and exquisite reefs. Choose between either the popular Es Moli de Sal on Playa Illetas and the Gecko Club on Playa Migjorn, both of which are perfectly positioned for watching the sun sink below the skyline over martinis. Enjoy dinner onboard while sitting at anchor soaking in your holiday surroundings.

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Formentera

Puerto Andratx, Mallorca

65.8nm

day 3

Formentera – Puerto Andratx, Mallorca

Formentera – Puerto Andratx, Mallorca

JETSET hangout

Puerto Andratx is a calming retreat ideal for superyacht guests. Explore Andratx itself or go shopping in the glitzy Passeig del Born in Palma. Visit the Centre Of Contemporary Art  (CCA), a unique cultural experience of art and nature in a beautiful setting. Indulge in a luxurious spa treatment in gorgeous surroundings at the boutique hotel Castell son Claret, and in the evening, enjoy a gourmet dinner in the hotel's Michelin starred restaurant, Zaranda.

Choose your favourite island in the Balearics. Or onboard a fast charter yacht, hop between them all and discover the unique character of each.

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Puerto Andratx

Puerto Pollenca

62nm

day 4

Puerto Andratx - Puerto Pollenca

Puerto Andratx - Puerto Pollenca

PORT TO PORT

Visit the island of Dragonera, designated a Natural Reserve in 1995. Cruise up the coast for lunch in Ca's Patro March, the over-sea restaurant featured in the BBC’s acclaimed series ‘The Night Manager’. Head off for a round of golf at Son Gual, one of the most exclusive golf courses on the island, and rejoin your yacht in Puerto Pollenca on Mallorca’s northeast coast. Paddleboard at sunset with your GoPro then have dinner at Argos, another Michelin starred restaurant.

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Puerto Pollenca

Ciutadella, Menorca

35nm

day 5

Puerto Pollenca – Ciutadella, Menorca

Puerto Pollenca – Ciutadella, Menorca

BEACH HEAVEN

Once the capital of Menorca, Ciutadella is a grand historical city with a pretty harbour surrounded by beautiful coves and beaches. Try Cala Mitjaneta, a clear blue cove with high cliffs either side accessible only by sea. Alternatively, Cala Macarelleta or Cala Turqueta are breathtaking and Cala Pregonda's marine reserve has great snorkelling. Start the evening with a pomada, the local cocktail of gin and lemonade, then sample the island's speciality, Caldereta de Langosta, a type of lobster stew.

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Ciutadella

Mahon, Menorca

47nm

day 6

Ciutadella – Mahon

Ciutadella – Mahon

CAMI DE CAVALLS

With elegant architecture and a laidback vibe, Mahón is the perfect introduction to the unhurried Menorcan way of life. Visit the Xoriguer gin distillery in the port for a tasting. Treat yourself to a pair of abarcos, the classic Menorcan sandals. Visit the spa at the Torralbenc hotel or go horse riding following the old Cami de Cavalls route. Spend your evening at the Cova d'en Xoroi Club, a stunning location set into cliffside caves, the ideal spot for sunset cocktails and dancing until sunrise.

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Mahon

Cala d’Or, Mallorca

65nm

day 7

Mahon – Cala d’Or, Mallorca

Mahon – Cala d’Or, Mallorca

iridescent seas

Stop en route south at Canyamel, a pretty town with lots of small bays. Snorkel in the crystal clear water. Explore Hell, one of the caves in the fascinating Cuevas de Arta, so called because of its rocks resembling monstrous animals and its hellish, magical quality. Take in the view as you arrive in Cala d’Or, a seaside village overlooked from a distance by the medieval Castel Santeuri, and paddleboard or kayak in its many inlets. Stroll around the marina and choose one of its waterside restaurants for dinner.

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Cala d’Or

Palma de Mallorca

42nm

day 8

Cala d’Or – Palma de Mallorca

Cala d’Or – Palma de Mallorca

ADIOS AMIGOS

Wake up in Palma de Mallorca on your final morning for a champagne breakfast onboard, followed by a visit to the glorious 13th-century Gothic cathedral. If time allows before your onward flight, experience a gastronomic lunch at the restaurant of the Hotel Convent de la Missió under Michelin starred chef Marc Fosh. Alternatively, try La Boveda, a traditional tapas bar near the harbour, for your last taste of Spain.

Don’t make the mistake of thinking the Balearics are only for party-seeking teenagers. That’s a tiny corner of a largely unexplored and beautiful part of the world.
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