Located in places of great natural beauty, the Majorcan golf courses are true paradises of peace which attract thousands of people from all nations who come to visit the island throughout the year. One of the peculiarities of golf is that the best time for its practice in Balearics is in the low season, not coinciding with the months of more tourist affluence in Majorca. The excellent climatic conditions of the Balearics allows the playing of golf throughout the whole year, this, next to the quality of hotels and residences available, go some way to explain the interest of those so fond of the Majorcan golf courses.
Mallorca has a road network of 1,250 kms, 675 of which are local and secondary roads with an average width of 6.50 m. approximately, and 20% of these are in the mountains.
Throughout the winter, the leading European teams visit the Island because they appreciate its deal conditions for training. Professional cyclists who have visited Mallorca have a highly favourable opinion of the Island. Stephen Roche (winner of the Tour de France, the Tour of Italy and the World Championship) came to Mallorca on the advice of the great Miguel Indurain. As Roche says “Mallorca is quite fascinating! It has a great climate and great scenery and it offers unbeatable conditions for both holiday cyclists and professionals.”
From February to March, amateur teams spend their well-deserved holidays enjoying their favourite sport on local lanes, travelling through lovely countryside around the small villages in the interior, where they can also find the real cuisine and culture of the Island.
Mallorca is an island that boasts a wide array of incredible landscapes. This translates into itineraries in the mountains, along the coastline and across the plains. Impressive views of the Tramuntana Mountains to the west, with several peaks measuring over 1000 m high and up to 1450 metres in Puig Major’s case, and the Llevant Mountains to the east, with their lower profile that reaches 561 m at its highest point, reflect the islands’ most rugged terrain. The marina to the south and north and the central plain conceal landscapes that astonish hikers who adventure along their paths.