Bike tours in Puerto Pollensa
Adventure holidays, training camps and cycling routes in Puerto Pollensa
Puerto Pollensa packs a surprising punch when it comes to bike tours and cycling routes. For a small place on a smallish island it covers all the basics and throws in a few extras too.
Not many places will give you mild winters, spectacular mountain ranges and well signposted roads. Few towns have over 60 cafes and restaurants to choose from, a huge open Bay, pro level cycling routes and a wealth of cycling and bike hire shops and spectacular cycle routes to choose from.
Puerto Pollensa really is the ideal bike tour destination.
Bike tours in Puerto Pollensa – Mallorca north
The north of the island generally offers the best conditions for pro and amateur bike tours and you can corroborate it with any Mallorca cycling fan; dry warm weather, challenging terrain and cycling friendly hotel accommodation.
You get the Mediterranean climate all over the island, granted, but you don’t get the sport hotels and the fabulous cycling routes that we have around Puerto Pollensa, Formentor and the mountains of the Serra de Tramuntana. Read more about our Hotel in Puerto Pollensa.
Bike tours in Puerto Pollensa for everyone
Whether you are a professional cyclist training for the season´s big cycling events, a cycling enthusiast combining a fun holiday with bike tours, or someone looking for an active escape, you could also be travelling with your family and looking to put in some miles and try out the bike tours in Puerto Pollensa, this little town in the north of the island is the right place to visit.
Planning your bike tours in Puerto Pollensa
Organizing bike tours abroad can be a complicated and stressful affair and though Mallorca is largely cycling friendly, finding a good bike hotel to use as a base for bike tours in Puerto Pollensa is an essential part of making your bike tour holiday is a success. For all our best tips on planning a cycling holiday see: The Ultimate Guide to Cycling Holidays in Majorca.
Finding cycling-friendly accommodation in Puerto Pollensa
Accommodation in Mallorca is as varied as the island itself, with a whole array of places to stay. However, if you are visiting the island for training and bike tours in Puerto Pollensa in the spring and autumn you may find most places closed and a lot of the island´s accommodation is not suitable for cyclists and cooler temperatures.
Your Puerto Pollensa sport & cycling hotel
Where you base yourself will likely determine how well your bike holiday goes and the bike tours in Puerto Pollensa you will be able to do. A good cycling hotel with bike maintenance and storage, a spa and wellness centre and close to routes in the north of the island are your best bet for bike tours in Puerto Pollensa out of season.
Cycle routes for bike tours in Puerto Pollensa
Not for the faint hearted, the Tramuntana Mountains near Puerto Pollensa, in northern Mallorca offer dramatic cliffs and sweeping sea views with some pretty steep ascents while the central plain is ideal for more leisurely bike tours in Puerto Pollensa.
The extreme and varied terrain packed into this small Mediterranean island allows for all kinds of cycling routes in Puerto Pollensa, from extreme cycling routes to relaxing flat biking.
Puerto Pollensa has some great bike tours to choose from. The Bay of Pollensa has an 8 km bike path running the length of the coast from Alcudia to the Port. Or if you want a challenge, then continue up to Formentor for some steep winding ascents and stunning sea views.
The Serra de Tramuntana Mountains run along the entire western coast of the island and coast right past the town, offering spectacular bike tours in Puerto Pollensa. Cycle to Pollensa Old Town and up to the Lluc Monastery. From here you can cycle right across the mountains all the way to Port Andratx in the south.
Sportives in Puerto Pollensa
Aside from bike tours in Puerto Pollensa, there are a few major races on the island. For more info: Mallorca cycling events and sportives
The Mallorca Challenge is the first big cycling race of the year, a 4 day sportive which draws the pro cyclists and international teams to Mallorca to train and tends to run over the last weekend of January or first in February and allows cyclists to take part in as many days as they wish. In fact, more than a 4 day race, the Vuelta, as it is known locally, is a series of one-day races.
The full Ironman Mallorca takes place in the autumn just down the road from Puerto Pollensa in Alcudia.
The Thomas Cook Ironman 70.3 Mallorca also takes place in Alcudia, and is a scenic tour of the north of the island.