The largest of the Balearic Islands, Mallorca, is world-renowned for its famous beaches, coves, climate, landscapes and breathtakingly beautiful mountains... But did you know that Mallorca is one of the most popular places in Europe for cyclo-tourism?
If you are a cycling enthusiast and you love to discover wonderful places on two wheels, cycling in Mallorca is perfect for you. The island has a vast number of cycling routes, so whether you are a beginner or an advanced cyclist, you will have no problem finding the cycling route in Mallorca that suits you best.
The weather in Mallorca is one of the main attractions of the island. The temperate Mediterranean climate of Mallorca makes it possible to enjoy its wonderful scenery all year round. Rainy days in the winter months are rare, which means there are plenty of sunny days to enjoy cycling.
In winter, when in most northern European countries, it is close to 0 degrees, whereas in Mallorca it is the perfect weather for cycling. The peak season for cycling in Mallorca is the months of March, April and May. Many cyclists also reappear when temperatures begin to cool down after the heat of summer, usually in October and November.
Every year professional and club cycling teams come to train and take part in some of the competitions that mark the start of the cycling season in Mallorca, such as the Mallorca Challenge. Many of these competitions pass through the Serra de Tramuntana, given its high gradients and the wide variety of available routes, the mountains provide the ideal challenge.
As we mentioned above, there are a lot of different cycling routes in Mallorca, you don’t have to worry about which route to take, there is one to suit everyone.
Depending on what you are looking for, you can find gentle routes where you can savour the beautiful landscapes and the wonderful weather of Mallorca, as well as more demanding cycling routes with high inclines that run over longer, more challenging, distances.
And don’t forget it is only in Mallorca where you will find the amazing Serra de Tramuntana. This mountain range has 10 peaks that exceed 1,000 meters in height and is a true favourite among cyclists, it offers an amazing number of routes and if you want to take a ride on two wheels in Mallorca, and you’re looking to push yourself to the limit, then the Sierra de Tramuntana is perfect for you.
It is not surprising that every year more cyclists decide to head to Mallorca to enjoy their holidays, Mallorca is a paradise for those who those looking to improve their technique and enjoy the sport.
Thanks to the great demand for Cycling in Mallorca in recent years, there are more and more designated routes and facilities for cyclists, and riders now have all the support and equipment they are likely to need during their cycling holidays in Mallorca.
Out on the road, you will often find signs and directions providing all the details of the route. This makes touring around easier, each road is clearly marked, or if you prefer, you can also get many cycling maps free of charge.
At the Astoria Playa, we are happy to provide you with all the information you need to enjoy the different routes around our beautiful island. In addition, our team will be happy to answer any questions you have about enjoying your sport to the fullest while staying with us. In short, if you want to enjoy cycling in Mallorca the Astoria Playa has everything you need.
In our Hotel Astoria Playa, we are very aware of just how many of our guests visit us to go cycling, we aim to provide our guests with everything they need to make the most of their cycling holiday in Mallorca.
At Astoria Playa hotel we have a 200m² bike centre, a place where, thanks to our state-of-the-art security system, among many other things, our guests can leave their bikes.
But apart from the facilities for your bike, we also like to make sure our cycling guests are looked after too. That's why, at the Astoria Playa you can enjoy the best Mediterranean cuisine, which includes a wide variety of healthy and filling dishes.
After enjoying a day in the saddle touring in Mallorca, here at the Astoria Playa have all the comforts of home that you need to rest and recharge your batteries ready for the next day in the saddle.
At the Astoria Playa, we have two large swimming pools, making it an ideal place to cool off after spending your day touring around Mallorca. We also have a great Jacuzzi for you to rest your tired legs.
For those looking for more intimate downtime, at the Astoria Playa, we also have rooms with a private hot tub.
If you want to enjoy wonderful landscapes and incredible routes, as well as exceptional weather, and a hotel where you know you will have all the comforts and support you need, then we recommend you choose the Astoria Playa as your perfect destination.
This summer we are waiting for you! Why not go Cycling in Mallorca?