The Balearic Islands off the eastern coast of Spain are Mediterranean safe havens for the yachting set. Ibiza is known for the parties, Formentera for the solitude, Mallorca for its marina and provisions, and Menorca for its UNESCO reserve. You’ll hit a vacation homerun if you round all these bases! A charter yacht cruise will help you do it right. Try incorporating the following:
Serra de Tramuntana, Mallorca. This limestone mountain range runs along Majorca’s coast and provides tremendous views as well as a nice alternative to a completely beach-centric vacation. Hike, bike, walk, or ride! Just make sure you see this natural wonder for yourself. Driving poses a challenge for some visitors so you might want to consider one of your other options when it comes to seeing the villages and monasteries tucked up on this ridge.
Playa de ses Illetes, Formentera. Formentera is the smallest of the Balearics, and fittingly it is the least “spoiled.” This particular spot is a beach lover’s beach with the clear water and white sand that everyone fantasizes about when picturing his or her ideal day at the beach. Biking is a popular way to visit different beaches, and Playa de Llevant is another one worth seeing. The boats on the horizon remind you that your yacht may be the best way to visit several of these sandy alcoves.