Four cycling routes to explore Mallorca in winter not far from your holiday villa in Pollensa

The new year has begun and at Pollentia Rentals we don’t know a better way to get it started than enjoying sport in an idyllic environment. The island is a luxury setting with an ideal climate and a fantastic infrastructure for sport. If you are thinking of spending a holiday in one of our holiday villas for cyclists in Mallorca, you will be more than happy to know that the largest Balearic Island is a well-known international circuit for cycling fanatics. The best routes, the best services and breath-taking views…What more could you ask for? We want you to start your 2020 in a healthy and fun way which is why, our holiday rental agency in Pollensa would like to suggest a series of extraordinary cycling routes showcasing our island. Don’t miss a thing!

 

The Formentor road and a spectacular end at its lighthouse

Our home is in the north of Mallorca and therefore, we know that staying at one of our holiday villas in Pollensa is an excellent way to access one of the most popular routes on the island: the road to Formentor. Located in the most northerly point of Mallorca, the road to Formentor is one of the most famous routes on the island and sweeps through the mountains with incredible roads until you eventually reach the Formentor lighthouse, with views over the  Mediterranean Sea.

 

Dare yourself to explore all the Serra de Tramuntana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

If you would like to increase the difficulty and intensity of your cycling holiday in Mallorca, we recommend trying a route that covers all the Serra de Tramuntana. It is the largest mountain range in Mallorca, declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO, which covers a 120 kilometre route from Andratx in the the south west to your holiday villa in Pollensa. During this route you’ll pedal along the highest road on the island, Puig Major, and pass Can Costa, Cap de Bosquet, es Grau and el Coll de sa Gramola the total height gain over this route is around 2,500 metres. Along the way you will have the chance to visit the charming towns of Sóller, Deià, Valldemossa, Banyalbufar and Estellencs. All have excellent coffee stops for tired cyclists!

 

The heart stopping horseshoe bends of Sa Calobra, not far from your holiday villa for cyclists in Mallorca

This is a route which requires a high level of expertise and of medium distance: Sa Calobra, the snake, a small yet mighty place where you will find one of the most spectacular roads on the island. Using your holiday villa for cyclists in Mallorca as your starting point you will enter the mountains climb past Lluc to the conveniently placed café which marks the start of Sa Calobra, enjoy the descent from here.  Once at the bottom the only way out is up, the 10 kilometre climb, taking you back to the café is tough but rewarding, in the early season, you will see many pro cyclists training on the climb.

 

A relaxing cycling route in the north of Mallorca

Are you in the mood for a relaxing day on two wheels? Don’t worry, with your holiday villa in Pollensa you will also find easy routes. Take the route along the wetlands of s’Albufereta, visit Cala San Vicente for lunch where you will be able to see one of the most beautiful coves of Mallorca and during the tranquillity of winter, one of the most hidden away areas of the Island. Don’t let this opportunity to disconnect on this idyllic island pass you by.

 

Contact our holiday rental agency in Pollensa...and get pedalling

Mallorca offers much more than just sun and sea. And cycling routes with these views and the climate just prove it. If you have a query or request, we are always at your available. Contact one of our agents and we will help you with everything you need. If on the other hand you would like to enjoy a holiday in Mallorca but in another location, take a look at our catalogue of holiday villas for cyclists in Mallorca and pick the one which is best suited to your needs. We will be waiting for you in paradise!

 

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