Mallorca Cycling Holidays, Bike Tours & Training Camps at Hotel Duva in Puerto Pollensa
Cycling is an important part of our life here in Mallorca and as a cycling hotel offering the very best in Mallorca cycling holidays we have made it our business to know all there is to know about cycling on the island.
Mallorca cycling holidays - Near great cycle routes
Location is essential on Mallorca cycling holidays. Training camps for cyclists need to be well positioned and easily accessible from the main cycling routes. Duva sports hotel is located on the main Pollensa to Puerto Pollensa road, ideally placed to act as base camp for some of the best cycling routes on the island
Whether you head for the for Tramuntana Mountains and the Cape of Formentor, boarder the coast or roll in the flat central plains, cycling in Puerto Pollensa covers the whole spectrum of cycling and provides ample routes for all levels.
The preferred pro cycle training routes near Puerto Pollensa are Sa Calobra and most of the Tramuntana, which runs along the entire southwest to northeast coastal ridge of the island. This is the ultimate cycling challenge with sheer climbs and vertiginous descents over miles of traffic free roads.
A 5 Km climb from Puerto Pollensa will take you to the lookout (Mirador) of Formentor, not a long distance but a challenging ride. For a longer loop and spectacular scenery continue on to the Cape of Formentor.
It is also within walking distance of town, restaurants and cafes and the beaches are a mere 10 minutes away while the flat plains in the centre of the island are a short cycle from the hotel.
Mallorca cycling holidays at a specialist cycling hotel
Duva sports hotel is a specialised cycling hotel offering Mallorca cycling holidays with all the services and facilities you require.
Cycling has taken off in recent years here on the island and many hotels claim to be bike friendly, but not all hotels are suitable for Mallorca cycling holidays.
We understand that your needs as a cyclist differ from those of the average holiday maker. Your best choice is to spend your Mallorca cycling holidays at a hotel designed to cater to your specific needs, fully equipped and well positioned as a base for your cycling tours around the island.
Why choose a Sport hotel for your Mallorca cycling holidays?
The benefits of choosing a cycling hotel in Mallorca are considerable, but the main reason is that with us you just come and cycle and we take care of the rest.
Mallorca cycling holidays at a sport hotel mean you have a bike area with lock ups, garages, ramps and mecchanics on hand, bike hire shop and rental facilities, gym and spa and wellness centres, swimming pools and indoor cycling rooms, nutritional meals, cooking facilities and staff who are knowledgeble about the island's cycling routes, weather and roads, and who can arrange cycling transfers, support vehicles and help should there be an emergency.
At Aparthotel Duva we do exactly that, and we do it well.
We are offer the perfect base for your Mallorca cycling holidays.
Sport hotel services and facilities
Mallorca cycling holidays can take their toll on you and your bike so it’s important to choose a sport hotel with the best service and facilities.
Your need a safe and comfortable place to rest, fully equipped and with the specific needs of the cyclist in mind; a state of the art gym and spa on hand, an indoor pool. Massage services and a cycle shop are elementary.
Then there is your location of course. You will need a base in Mallorca close to the best cycling routes, and a great cycling cafes nearby.
At Duva sport hotel we are particularly well placed to offer you all the facilities you need for your Mallorca cycling holidays.
Cycle lock up and storage
One particularly important factor in providing a base for Mallorca cycling holidays is bike storage.
Our bike lock up has ramp access for cycle support vehicles and separate bike cages for groups of up to seven bikes.
Next to our bike workshop and behind the pro cycle shop, the cycling area is easily accessible and ensures the safety of your bike is taken care of. You can relax and regroup with the team on your Mallorca cycling holidays safe in the knowledge that at the end of the day your bikes will be safely locked up.
Our specialist sport hotel has a fully equipped bike workshop on the hotel premises and a cycling specialist on hand to repair, refit or hone your bike and get it ready for the following day.
We also have a pro-cycle shop on the premises selling and renting bikes and extra cycling kit.
Tips from the pros
Years of accommodating cyclists from all over the world, welcoming cycling teams and clubs, speaking to the pros and catering to the needs of so many different cyclists have granted us the experience and know-how to be able to offer all kinds of tips on Mallorca cycling holidays, traning camps and alternative cycling routes, inform you on the weather or state of the roads, suggest cycling cafes and restaurants to stop on the way and tell you about sportives you may be interested to take part in.
Our hotel staff will also be happy to assist in any way they can.
Our cycling friendly restaurant
Mallorca cycling holidays need to provide a menu designed especially for the nutritional needs of a cyclist.
We offer nutrient packed food for sport as an essential element to your training programme and to set you up for a day out on your bike. We provide early breakfast, because cyclists set off at dawn and need to start the day with a healthy balanced meal and cater to any special diet requirements.
Mallorca cycling holidays for large groups
Cycling is not only a solitary activity and Mallorca cycling holidays are often best enjoyed in a large group.
We often have teams and cycling clubs staying with us at Duva sport hotel, especially in the cooler months when the island´s roads are safe and free of traffic and summer temperatures have dropped to more comfortable cycling levels.
Mallorca cycling holidays offer cycling groups the possibility of travelling and staying together in one central place, with the added benefits of self-catering apartments, iplus an indoor gym and spa, and fully equipped meeting rooms available to plan cycling holiday routes and future Mallorca cycling holidays.
Mallorca Spa hotel
We have gone to town here and thrown in a luxury Spa and Wellness centre for good measure. So not only can you top up your training in our indoor gym but enjoy the immeasurable health benefits of a professional massage in the Spa.
At Club Duva we take fitness extremely seriously and we understand that your training doesn’t happen only out on the roads but needs to continue back at the hotel and that after a long day on your bike and your body will be in need of a stretch, pull and tug.
Our gym boasts an indoor cycling room and a heated swimming pool. We have professional massage services on site and our in house Duva massage therapist is a specialist in sports massage with experience with cyclists and triathletes.
Spending your Mallorca cycling holidays with us means staying somewhere where you have all these facilities on tap. Mallorca cycling holidays and health and sport go hand in hand so rest your body and unwind your mind with one of our treatments at the Club Duva Spa.
Cycle hire at your hotel
Too make your Mallorca cycling holidays easy and ultimately, cheaper, we provide bike hire at the hotel.
At Duva Sports Hotel have a small shop of theirs on the hotel premises providing cycling rental and support to our cycling guests.
It is a stress free option which requires absolutely no effort on your part.
We stock a whole range of bikes from amateur to professional. All you have to do is call ahead and we will prep your bike of choice ready for your arrival.
They will measure you up with a bike that perfectly suits your size, needs, budget and level. Choose from a full range of carbon and titanium standard and compact frames and MBTs. All cycling hire bikes come with computer, pedals, pump, lock and saddle pack included in the price. The gear ratios are standard, compact and triple chain sets, and all run 12-27.
Mallorca Cycling Cafes
There are countless cafes and restaurants along the seafront and around the central square in Puerto Pollensa. Having spent most of your day exploring the island's mountain climbs and byways, it is always a pleasure to kick back with cycling chums and team mates over a cool drink and good meal.
There are a number which attract the cycling crowd and serve as a meeting point on everyone's Mallorca cycling holidays.
The most popular is Tolo's Bar or Restaurante Tolos on the front, opposite the marina in Puerto Pollensa. It has become a cycling institution with cyclists congregating every morning for the official and unofficial ride outs and hearty breakfasts in front of the sea. Ending the day here is also part of the ritual, having spent a day on your bike, a chilled beer with the team at a cycling cafe in Puerto Pollensa provides a welcome rest, a chance to regroup and refuel.
Sea.Bar.Is which is also on the beachfront in Puerto Pollensa has a trendy, beachy vibe, offering snacks and refreshments, tea and cake, but also exotic cocktails in the evening, this is the perfect beer stop after a long ride and a fabulous cycling hangout on your Mallorca cycling holidays in Puerto Pollensa.