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About Alcudia

The historic town of Alcudia is situated to the north east of Mallorca - about 62kms from Palma - and nestles in the southern part of the Bay of Pollenca, behind mountainous headlands.

About Barcelona

The port of Barcelona has a far-reaching maritime history.

About Costa del Sol, Costa de Almeria

The Costa del Sol covers the Spanish Mediterranean coastline from the border at Gibraltar, running eastwards and taking in the famous luxury resort of Sotogrande, the infamous playgrounds of Marbella and Puerto Banus and the popular beach areas along the coast to Malaga, beyond the Costa de Almeria then reaches to Almeria and on to Cabo de Gata in the south western tip of Spain.

About Formentera

The small picturesque island of Formentera lies eleven nautical miles and a short boat trip away from the port of Ibiza.

About Ibiza

Ibiza and neighbouring Formentera are the two most southern Balearic Islands.

About Mallorca

The Balearic Islands are one of Spain’s autonomous regions, with Palma de Mallorca its capital.

About Menorca

Menorca is the quietest and least developed of all the Balearic Islands.

About Spain

Spain covers a vast area, both within the MED with its long southern coastline from Gibraltar to Barcelona and The Balearic Islands; its north coast onto the Atlantic/ Bay of Biscay – where Cap de Finisterre offers a formidable bolt-hole when gales are blowing, not to mention some of the best seafood in the world and the welcome pit stop of The Canary Islands for those yachts en-route from the Med to the Caribbean.

About The Canary Islands

Some seven hundred miles to the south west of the Straights of Gibraltar and a few hundred miles off the northwest African coast, lie the rugged volcanic islands of Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hiero.​These seven islands, all belonging to Spain, range from cosmopolitan tourist destinations to quiet isolated outposts.

About Valencia

The people of Valencia and the surrounding area are famous for their colourful and noisy ‘fiestas’ notably ‘Las Falles’ in Feb/March where the city comes alive with parties, parades and events.

About Vilanova

Vilanova lies virtually halfway between Barcelona and Tarragona in the province of Catalunia and has the third largest port in the region.Less than half an hour from the city of Barcelona and El Prat International Airport there are excellent connections to European and international destinations.

Balearic Marine Cluster

Considering the nature and geography of the Balearic Islands, the sea has always been the engine of the economy of these islands and the gateway to the Mediterranean for the superyacht fleet.

About Port Adriano & Santa Ponça

Port Adriano – formerly a small fishing port – is now one of the most modern marinas in the Mediterranean.

About Port de Sóller

Port de Sóller lies to the North East of Palma, some 3kms from the town of Sóller and approximately 12kms from the picturesque village of Deia.

Camp de Tarragona

For information on High-speed A.V.E trains.