The allure of the Balearic Islands explored via a yacht charter – Flux Magazine

words Alexa Wang

A yacht charter through the beautiful Balearic Islands will make everyone’s heart beat faster this spring. Escape the winter blues and embark on an unforgettable journey to one of the most alluring superyacht destinations in luxury, comfort and privacy.

Made up of the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera, this famous Spanish archipelago has inspired artists and creatives for centuries. Home to stunning stretches of coastline filled with pristine beaches, seaside towns and historic sites, discover for yourself why the Balearic Islands have become a hub for yachts. From the thriving nightlife of Ibiza to the fascinating culture of Majorca to the divine beauty of Menorca, each of the islands offers visitors a slice of the sophisticated Mediterranean lifestyle.

Enjoy Ibiza nightlife

Ibiza, the white island in the Mediterranean, has firmly cemented its reputation as Europe’s summer party capital. Although the island has much more to offer besides its amazing clubs and bars, for those looking to indulge in a vibrant, thriving and vibrant nightlife, a visit to this island is a must. With many beautiful anchorages located around the island, visitors can choose which legendary clubs and bars they want to frequent. The bustling port of San Antonio is a great place to start as it is home to the ever-popular beach clubs of Kumharas, Sunset Ashram and Cafe del Mar. For those looking to dance until sunrise, Es Paradís is a great choice . Drop anchor at Cala Gracioneta and enjoy dinner and drinks at El Chiringuito, a small, authentic and cozy restaurant, before dancing the night away at Es Paradís. The world famous beach club Nikki Beach Ibiza, near Playa S’argamassa, offers visitors plenty of space to eat, drink, relax and dance by the beautiful Mediterranean Sea.

Embark on a trip down memory lane in Mallorca

The largest island in all of Spain, Mallorca has been inhabited since 7000 BC due to its important geographical location. The perfect island to soak up famous Spanish history and culture, the island’s scenic beauty has also been a source of inspiration for creatives from Joan Miró to Robert Graves. Home to the capital of the Balearic Islands, Palma, visitors will learn all about the island’s fascinating past as they stroll through its beautiful streets. The impressive La Seu Cathedral is one of Mallorca’s most important heritage sites and was built on the site of a former mosque. The spectacular Almudaina Palace is a prime example of the city’s fine Gothic architecture, while the old town features peaceful courtyards, Baroque architecture and pretty Renaissance squares.

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Escape into nature in Menorca

Menorca may be overlooked compared to its larger sister islands, but it’s home to some of the most dazzling beaches and scenery. Boasting more beaches than Mallorca and Ibiza combined, it is the perfect destination to visit after a few days of partying and exploring, where visitors can retreat to the idyllic peace and tranquility of the island. With much of the island protected by its UNESCO listing, its coastline also remains largely untouched and unspoiled by mass tourism. For visitors looking to relax in seclusion, the hidden twin coves of Cala Macarella and Cala Macarelleta provide the perfect anchorage spot. The island is also home to the second largest natural harbor in the world, where visitors will undoubtedly enjoy the magical views while cruising the capital city of Mahon.