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Palma de Mallorca: Half-Day Catamaran Tour with Buffet Meal

1. Palma de Mallorca: Half-Day Catamaran Tour with Buffet Meal

Be welcomed by the crew at the pier in Palma and board the modern catamaran and set forth away from the marina on a southward sea journey. If conditions allow it, the sails will be used instead of the engine so you can experience sailing on the open sea. Anchor at Cala Vella and admire the incredible crystal clear water. Enjoy free time here to go swimming and snorkeling (equipment available for rent onboard), or just sun-bathe from the deck listening to relaxing music. During this time your crew will prepare a generous gourmet buffet using fresh ingredients. Tuck into a delightful variety of dishes made with quality ingredients. Choose from several delicious offerings with vegetarian options also available. On the way back, sail through the Bay of Palma and look out for the Cathedral of Palma and the Bellver Castle. Listen to your crew as they provide you with local tips about what to do during the rest of your time in Mallorca. If you have selected the afternoon time slot, admire views of the magnificent sunset on your return to the marina. As you sail in the calm of the evening, you can also enjoy chilled-out tunes played by the onboard DJ.

From Ibiza: Beach Hopping Cruise with Drinks and Snacks

2. From Ibiza: Beach Hopping Cruise with Drinks and Snacks

Step aboard your cruise from San Antoni harbor and breeze along the dazzling Ibiza coastline. While traveling, take in the pleasant sights from the water and indulge in a variety of fresh fruit and snacks as well as up to 4 refreshing beverages. Dock at and discover two amazing cream-colored beaches, Cala Bassa and Cala Conta. Spend one hour at each unique beach to sunbathe and swim in the clear waters. As you hop between the beaches, catch a glimpse of Es Vedra and Conejera. During your adventure, sip on up to 4 drinks, including beer, soft drinks, and sangria. Nibble on a variety of snacks such as croquettes, cured meats, prawns, fresh fruits, and sweets as you relax and admire the scenic views. Return to the boat to travel leisurely over to a secluded bay where you'll practice some paddle boarding and snorkeling. Your guide will assist you throughout, making sure you have a safe and fun experience. Finally, set off on the return leg of the journey and relax as you sail back to the harbor. If you have selected the afternoon option, you can admire the views of a beautiful sunset to finish the day.

Palma de Mallorca: 5-Hour Catamaran Cruise

3. Palma de Mallorca: 5-Hour Catamaran Cruise

Climb aboard a catamaran and cruise from Palma de Mallorca to the beach resorts of Portals Vells or Cala Vella, depending on the wind conditions. Admire the cruise ships and yachts of the rich and famous as you depart the Port of Palma and sail along the spectacular south coast. Upon arrival at your destination, drop anchor and jump in for a swim in the turquoise waters just a few meters from an idyllic beach. Top up your tan in the Mediterranean sun and soak up the ambience of your surroundings. Use the complimentary masks and look for the local marine life on a snorkeling adventure before continuing to your second stop where you can swim again.  During the trip, make 2 stops, 1 in Cala Vella or Portals Vells and the other in another cove next to it. Climb back on board for a buffet meal of a selection of barbecue meats (chicken breast, skewers, and sausages), fresh salads and cake for dessert. Soft drinks and Mineral water are included during the whole trip and also wines from Mallorca and Sangria during the meal.  Choose from a morning departure at 10 AM or an afternoon departure at 3:30 PM and enjoy 5 hours of leisure. Sail back to Palma de Mallorca at the end of the day.

Alcudia: North Coast Catamaran Cruise with Lunch

4. Alcudia: North Coast Catamaran Cruise with Lunch

Set sail from Port d'Alcudia and discover the best coves and hidden spots of Mallorca's spectacular north coast. Choose between a daytime or sunset experience and climb aboard a catamaran to cruise along the coast. Pass a picturesque islet, the Aucanada Lighthouse, and the hidden cove of Es Coll Baix Beach. Cross the Bay of Pollença, drop anchor at Cala den Gossalba, and discover one of the most dramatic hidden coves close to the famous beach of Formentor. Take in breathtaking views of Mallorca's majestic mountains and sparkling blue sea. Cool off in the crystal-clear waters and make use of free snorkeling equipment, canoes, and standup paddle boards or just relax on the nets and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. Enjoy a lunch of barbecued meat, pasta salad, bread, and fruit with drinks aboard your catamaran. Then, sail back towards Port d'Alcudia and enjoy a last stop for a swim before you reach the port.  

Ibiza: Snorkeling and SUP Paddle, Beach and Cave Cruise

5. Ibiza: Snorkeling and SUP Paddle, Beach and Cave Cruise

This amazing boat trip around Ibiza combines fun and relaxation. This cruise takes you to explore many beautiful beaches and small islands, caves, reefs, historical landmarks, and natural reserves along Ibiza’s coast. When the tour stops at each site, you are encouraged to enjoy the clear waters and snorkel to discover the Spanish reefs. There are 2 stops and you have 50 minutes at each stop to snorkel.

Mallorca: Visit the Caves of Hams

6. Mallorca: Visit the Caves of Hams

Journey to a world of crystalline caverns with tickets to Hams' Caves in Porto Cristo, Mallorca. Discover the mystical chambers of the caves and marvel at their magnificent stalactite formations. Experience the natural acoustics during a classical concert on the Sea of Venice, an underground lake. Witness the caves' peculiar fish-hook-shaped formations. Explore the 3 main caves, starting with the round cave. Step into its botanical garden with many species of free-flying birds that are native to the island. Experience its special micro-climate that promotes its distinct vegetation. Enter the blue cave to watch the educational documentary, Discovering the Past, presented with blue lighting using cutting-edge LED technology. Learn about the history of Mallorca, its first inhabitants, the formation of the Hams' Caves, and their discovery. Admire Samson’s pillars, the plains of Fra Mauro, and the Pit of Hell, where, in a natural auditorium, they will present Genesis, the history of life, a frenzied time-lapse from the Big Bang to the present day, projected onto the very rock-face of the cave.  See the 12 galleries of the main cave. On the underground lake of the Sea of Venice, enjoy a musical show inspired by the Carnival of Venice with laser lights projected onto the walls of Hams' Caves accompanied by Mozart music.

Ibiza: Cala Salada & Ses Margalides Cruise with Snorkeling

7. Ibiza: Cala Salada & Ses Margalides Cruise with Snorkeling

Head off on a sea adventure around the northern coastline of Ibiza on a catamaran cruise. Stop to swim, snorkel, or paddle in the blue waters, visit the aquarium, enjoy a lunch stop, relax on 2 pristine white sand beaches, and soak up the delightful sunshine along the route. After meeting at the pier, you'll begin boarding for your double-decker motorized catamaran excursion. Following check-in, your guided cruise departs from San Antonio Harbour in the morning. From there the boat will stop at the Natural Aquarium for 30 minutes, providing you with an opportunity to see all of the local sea life. On board, enjoy your choice of cava, beer, sangria, soft drinks, water, fresh fruit, and sweets. The boat will cruise along the unspoiled north coastline to Ses Margalides as your on-board guide provides you with informative commentary. You'll then set anchor for a swim stop at a secluded bay that is only accessible by boat. Have the chance to sunbathe, swim, snorkel, or bodyboard with all equipment included. After enjoying 3-4 hours cruising on board, the boat will dock at the beautiful beach of Cala Salada. You can have lunch at the beach restaurant (costs not included and requires prior reservation through the phone number on your voucher). Enjoy 3 hours to explore and chill out on the 2 beaches of Cala Salada and the Cala Saladeta. In the evening, the boat will pick you up to bring you back to the port of San Antonio. You can also choose to stay on the boat and not get off at the beach, arriving at the port earlier instead.

Ibiza: Jeep Safari Island Exploration

8. Ibiza: Jeep Safari Island Exploration

Start your day with a pickup at your accommodation. Discover places on the island that can't be found by other tourists. View scenery that can only be reached by foot. Take in the western, eastern, and northern parts of the island, along roads and small streets.  Stop at many different viewpoints and beaches, where you'll be able to get spectacular views of the beautiful, natural landscapes of the island. Listen to fascinating stories about Ibiza from your expert guide. Learn about the flora and fauna and the historical events that surround it. Discover the most picturesque beach on the island. Relax on this sandy haven or go swimming in the blue waters of the Mediterranean. Enjoy a fresh baguette on the beach.

Menorca: Kayak and Marine Reserve Snorkeling Adventure

9. Menorca: Kayak and Marine Reserve Snorkeling Adventure

Begin the tour by meeting your guide and group at the local partner's office in Fornells. Jump in your kayak and visit the cliffs of La Mola de Fornells followed by a stop at the Islet of Tirant marine reserve for snorkeling. Dive into the underwater world and discover the beautiful Mediterranean seabed. Continue to the virgin beach of s'Arenelet to hang out and have a cold drink. Swim off the quiet beach and soak up the tranquility of the place. An excursion designed for all ages, bring your friends or family along for a fun-filled day in the sun and sea. No prior snorkeling or kayaking experience is necessary; your expert instructors are there to make sure it's an easy and fun excursion. Return to the meeting point after an exciting three hours of discovering the virgin coast of Menorca.

Menorca: Full-Day Boat Tour with Paella Lunch

10. Menorca: Full-Day Boat Tour with Paella Lunch

Depart from the port of the Ciutadella, before sailing along the south coast of the island, visiting various unspoilt beaches. You'll have plenty of free time at Son Saura and Cala en Turqueta to go swimming or simply relax on the boat and take in the scenery.  At lunchtime, you will enjoy a mixed paella on board, along with a glass of sangria or a soft drink. After lunch, head to another bay called Cala Macarella-Macarelleta. The boat will then head back to the port of Ciutadella.

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What people are saying about Balearic Islands

Overall rating

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based on 2,713 reviews

Mos was an amazing and informative driver, the day was fantastic, I would definitely recommend it. I'll be doing it again next time I'm in Ibiza. The views were beautiful, they knew all the best spots to take some incredible photos. Showed us plants and trees, told us the history of the island and places we were visiting. So glad we decided to do it. Thank you so much. Loved it.

Our guide Sebastian was fantastic! He was engaging, well-read and inclusive so that you felt safe at all transport changes. A great trip well worth the money, I recommend spending a day on this tour when visiting the island.

Amazing experience, there was a lot to see and a lot of pictures to take. the boat ride was something else, i almost threw up and it felt too long but nevertheless i enjoyed the views and everything.

Great boat tour with multiple swimming stops and amazing views!! Would recommend for anyone on a time crunch wishing to see multiple well-known locations in the Alcudia / Puerto Pollença region.

Very good quads and professional guide. He made sure that everyone was comfortable and very passionate. If I visit Mallorca in the future I would definitely go again.