Mallorca is the perfect holiday destination for watersports thanks to its warm summers, island breezes and scenic coastline.
There are plenty of watersports centres offering equipment hire and lessons in activities like sailing, scuba diving, wakeboarding and kite surfing all around the island. Alternatively, thrill seekers can enjoy rides in speedboats, jet skis or banana boats.
|Popular Watersport hotspots in Mallorca|
|Diving||Try Scuba diving courses all around the coast of Mallorca; there should be one close to you wherever you are staying|
|Kite-surfing||Try the wild and remote beach of Son Serra de Marina in the north east|
|Sailing||Sailing lessons and boat hire are possible in most of the marinas in Mallorca|
|Snorkelling||You can hire snorkelling equipment in most resorts, the best snorkelling tends to be on the south coast and on the east coast|
|Surfing||Ride the waves at the Surf simulator in Magaluf|
|Wakeboarding||There is a Wake-boarding centre in Alcudia|
|Windsurfing||Practise Windsurfing in the Bays of Palma & Alcudia|
Family watersports resorts
Major family resorts like Port d'Alcúdia and Magaluf have plenty of watersports to keep the kids entertained. Banana boats, ringos, parasailing and flying mattresses are among a range of inflatable fun to be had on the sea. Pedalos, paddleboards and kayaks are available for hire at most of the bigger resorts, usually from the beaches. This includes popular spots like Puerto Portals, Port de Pollença, Cala Millor, Cala d'Or and Porto Cristo.
Watersports on day trips
It's often possible to borrow watersports gear from some of the boat trip or yacht charter companies on the island. The equipment may be included in part of your package but do remember to ask before taking your trip, so as not to miss out!