The best of the Balearic Islands Itinerary

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Beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters and phenomenal waterfront restaurants – discover the best of the Balearics on a charter with West Nautical. 

Day 1 – Puerto Portals to Port Andraitx

Welcome to Mallorca, you are in Puerto Portlas, the most exclusive marina in Mallorca. With its relaxed but vibrant eclectic mix of restaurants, bars, cafes and boutique shops.
After settling into the yacht with refreshments you can relax and enjoy the coastline as you sail to the anchorage at Cala Fornells. This is a lovely spot to anchor with wooded cliffs and clear water. Here your crew will prepare a buffet style lunch with fresh produce for you to savour.

Then it is a short sail into the stunning bay of Port Andraitx, a lively port with an array of fabulous waterfront restaurants with wonderful views out over the harbour.

Distance to travel 20nm

Day 2 – Puerto Andraitx to Puerto San Miguel (Ibiza)

Enjoy an early breakfast onboard before setting sail for Ibiza, leaving one set of breathtaking scenery for another. En route you are likely to encounter marine life including dolphins and in exceptional circumstances whales.

Lunch will be served on-board and you should arrive in Puerto de San Miguel late afternoon, anchoring in the picturesque bay.
Your crew will take you ashore on the tender where two of the best recognised restaurants on Ibiza can be found.

Distance to travel 55nm

Day 3 – Puerto San Miguel to San Antonio

After the long crossing the previous day, a more leisurely day awaits whereby after breakfast on-board you will have a short sail to the anchorage at Cala Portixol, a hidden gem only accessible by boat or on foot. Here you will find a tiny fishing community with traditional huts and craft. You will have the opportunity to explore ashore, a perfect place to snorkel in the turquoise waters, go paddle boarding and kayaking.

After lunch and plenty of time to enjoy the location it will be onwards to the infamous port of San Antonio where you will overnight in a marina and the associated facilities.
San Antonio is the second largest town in Ibiza, once described in ‘Time Out’ as “arguably the clubbing capital of the Universe”, it has something for everyone.

Highly recommended is a visit to ‘Sunset Strip’ where you can watch a spectacular sunset from a choice of cocktail bars and cafes. A huge variety of restaurants line the seafront here, so plenty for you to ponder.

Distance to travel 12nm

Day 4 – San Antonio to Ibiza Town

Enjoy breakfast on-board before setting sail for another gem of a bay at Port Roig on your way to the island’s capital Ibiza Town. Port Roig is a wonderful place to sunbathe and make full use of the on-board toys. A perfect setting or another relaxing day before sailing onwards to one of the most spectacular cities in the Mediterranean.

Ibiza Town more than lives up to its’ reputation with panoramic views from its’ battlement, a treasure trove of history, mystery and discoveries, spanning 25 years are encapsulated in this UNESCO World Heritage site. It has white washed houses and streets, labyrinth style in the Old Town (D’Alt Vila) and an amazing selection of restaurants and bars.

You will overnight here in one of the many marinas close to the town.

Distance to travel 15nm

Day 5 – Ibiza Town to Formentera

The anticipation of going to the ‘Caribbean’ of the Mediterranean – Formentera should spur you on to get underway straight after breakfast. As you approach this island the glare off the sun-bleached beaches is striking as is the light turquoise sea.

You will anchor off one of the many gorgeous beaches at Playa Espalmador. Fabulous beach bars are sprinkled along this beach offering choices where you can eat excellent food while wriggling your toes into the sand, complete paradise. Your crew can run you ashore on the Jet Rib and collect you when you are ready to come back on-board.

You will then overnight in the quaint harbour at La Sabina on Formentera, just a short 15 minutes from the beach anchorage. La Sabina offers a variety of restaurants and bars as well as an alternative array of ‘pop up’ clothing and jewellery shops that run the full length of the back of the harbour.

Distance to travel 11nm

Day 6 – Formentera to Puerto Portals (Mallorca)

After breakfast, on-board it would be a mid-morning departure to make time for a stop off with the option of a swim off the beach at Espalmador.
Then it’s the sail back to the home port of Puerto Portals in Mallorca.

Lunch will be served on-route with an anticipated arrival back on the home berth in the early evening. This is to ensure there is plenty of time to spend your last evening enjoying the full use of this prestigious nautical and leisure complex that this marina, has to offer.

Distance to travel 75nm

Day 7 -Puerto Portals

The time has come for your goodbyes to the crew and final disembarkation and transfer to the airport.