Sailing the Balearic Islands
Combine high performance sailing with the holy trinity of the Balearics archipelago. White sand and the azure sea. Experience the thrill of world’s famous regatta and discover the hidden gems of these islands peaceful cruising under sail. Elevate your charter adventure to memories of a lifetime.
Explore the 1.723km of Balearic coastline - that’s as much as Portugal. We created a unique itinerary along some of the 375 beaches, including a visit to Sa Calobra - Mallorca’s wild child; kayak into pristine sand hidden beaches and paddle through a natural amphitheatre of cliffs; anchor off a serene beach on Formentera like Playa Migjorn or the famous Illetes beach front where the only beach club is the one on your yacht or kitesurf off Playa de Llevant. We created this itinerary for the sail and action fanatics among us that are in search for the ultimate sailing adventure in the Med, and the cherry on top of the cake will be watching the final of the 37th America’s Cup edition in Barcelona up close.
Start your voyage at the beautiful Port de Sant Antoni in Ibiza. The destinations were thought in a way that the sailing routes are short but ideal to hit that perfect 30º angle. Like this you will have all the time to fully enjoy the amazing beach fronts and hotspots along the islands but also all the diving hotspots for incredible diving adventures.
On Ibiza, hit the vineyards on Italian Vespa motorbikes or Formentera, make use of one of the water toys to a beach club. Head to the lost Balearic Island, Cabrera, explore this vast fragrant island, uninhabited but for 12 park rangers. Snorkel around the 19 islets set within a 100km2 protected zone. Spot cetaceans, fin whales, risso's dolphins, and humpbacks whales. It’s pure and unrefined nature. The next morning, wake up in Eastern Mallorca, where life is a beach. Cala Barca means tranquil mornings, breezy lunches and gorgeous sunsets combined with sundowners.
Set sail to Menorca’s most beautiful beaches, Cala Mitjaneta and Cala Trebalúger, where the footprints at sunrise are yours alone. Explore Menorca’s quiet coastline by sea kayak or hop ashore for mountain biking. The sunset at Cova d’en Xoroi is truly phenomenal, this location has cocktail bars built into cliffs and a disco that rocks until dawn. The next morning enjoy your breakfast with a view on the incredible cliffs of the UNESCO-protected peninsula Cap de Formentor. Head out on a tender and discover the cave diving. Rock climb above the ocean. Snorkel on locations with scorpionfish and rainbow wrasse. Continue the voyage through Valldemossa Marina to a Balearic Eden, Dragonera Island, where the diving is epic and is Guarded by geckos and falcons, its natural treasure surrounded by two shipwrecks on 30m depth. The next morning Wake up in Andratx, a gorgeous natural harbour ringed by pine forest. Explore Mallorca’s most feral corner by 4x4 atv. Together with your onboard V&J specialist head to Cala d'Egos. This sandy swoosh is secreted between crashing cliffs.
Overnight we will set sail to Port Vell, Barcelona to witness the greatest final of the sailing regattas, the America’s Cup.