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postheadericon Water sports in Majorca

Summer envelops the island of Majorca and turns it into a beautiful scenario full of beaches and coves bathed in high temperatures, making the yearning for a dip in the delicious Mediterranean Sea totally irresistible. You may prefer to feel all the excitement of gliding over the water at full speed as you sail the waves or maybe you dream of exploring the bottom of the ocean while discovering a great variety of marine species and plants.

What ever you want to do, it is certainly true that holidays in Majorca are there to be enjoyed, to have new experiences and more than anything, to explore the beauty of the Majorcan coast and soak up its crystal clear waters and a great way to do that is by practising a sport on the shores of the Mediterranean. If you love water sports, check out the list we have prepared from Sol Hotels of the 5 water sports that you can practise on the island of calm.

Surfing

Surfing in Majorca is becoming fashionable. Who would have thought that in a destination where the sea is a true haven of peace, a sport like this could be practised? But you can, and in fact there is a whole community of surfers and kite surf fans who usually meet at Son Serra de Marina beach to ride the waves from time to time.

Paddle surfing

One water sport in Majorca that is becoming more popular nowadays is paddle surfing, or SUP, which consists of moving over the water on a board with the help of an oar and the movement of your own body. This activity has great health benefits, and you can learn how to do it in the specialised centres that you’ll find in most of the Majorcan coastal resorts.

Kayaking

This is ideal to practise as a couple. There are lots of centres that offer kayak and canoe rental at very competitive prices. You can tour the small islets and access secluded beaches.

Diving

In order to discover the diverse marine fauna of the island, there are several areas to dive in Majorca, such as Sa Dragonera, El Toro, Cabrera, Cala Ratjada and Sa Madonna, among many others.

Wakeboarding

If you want to experience an adrenaline rush, wakeboarding is the sport for you. This activity consists of riding over the sea at full speed on a small board whilst being towed along by a boat. How long will you be able to keep your balance?

Have a holiday full of excitement and enjoy the wide variety of water sports you can practise on the island by staying by the beach in our Sol House, situated on the beach at Magaluf, and Sol Beach House, on the Cala Blanca beachfront.

postheadericon Smart Options for Effective Boat Trip

If you need help choosing a vessel for your holiday, contact us and we will help you find a sailing yacht, motor boatand catamaran or luxury yacht, regardless of whether the ship is in our or any other charter or another marina. In accordance with your wishes, we will try to provide you with the best offer.

After you choose a boat, we will reserve it for you for several days so that you have enough time for consultations and coordination with other members of your team.

The vessel is considered to be ordered after payment of the first part, of the total cost of the agreed rental amount, i.e. after payment of the entire rent, if the boat was booked a month before the voyage. Payment can be made by bank transfer. Fine opportunities for the best Boat trip are now here.

What documents are needed to manage the ship?

The person who manages the vessel must have a recognized ship management permit specifying the size and tonnage (the permit must be issued by the competent authorities of other states in agreement with the Croatian maritime administration, which confirms the validity of the permits for the management of boats and yachts under the Croatian flag) and also have permission to use a radio station on a boat or VHF radio certificate.

How do you know which permissions are valid?

You can send us your permits and we will check them for you, also you can look at the official website of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs:

  • Recognized certificates for operating boats and yachts
  • Rent a boat with or without a skipper (bareboat)?

Skipper: If you do not have the necessary permits or you have, but you want to relax on your way and shift responsibility and steering the boat to someone else, MP boats will find for you a professional and reliable skipper with whom you will be traveling really comfortable and carefree.

Burbot: If you have the necessary permits and the necessary knowledge and skills to operate a boat, you can rent a boat without a skipper. In this case, the skipper is you and you are fully responsible for the boat and your team. morans

But if you are still not confident in your ability to manage ships and maritime security, we recommend that you hire a skipper for your personal safety and the safety of your team.

What should I take with me?

Personal things, summer clothes and shoes, swimwear, beach towels. Lightweight and soft travel bags are more suitable than heavy bags, because they are easier to store after unpacking. Soft, non-slip shoes or sneakers are necessary to ensure your safety on board, sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, light sweater, jacket or windbreaker. For sailing in the winter, you need sailing equipment.

What is a deposit?

The deposit is payable at check-in, in cash or by credit card. If the boat returns to the marina without damage or loss of equipment, the entire deposit is returned to the guest at the end of the trip. When there is damage due to the fault of the guest or any other member of the crew or passengers, the agency from the lien retains the exact amount of the damage caused. In case of damage, which is greater than the amount of collateral, the agency retains the full amount, and the remaining costs are covered by the insurance company.