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Activities in Mallorca 2024

activities in mallorca

Discover the best activities you can do in Mallorca in 2024

In this article, we present 10 activities you can’t miss in Mallorca. From exploring the most paradisiacal beaches on a catamaran to driving a Polaris Slingshot through the Sierra de Tramuntana, discovering the island’s nature on a quad or by boat, and much more. Whether you’re traveling with family, as a couple, or with friends, there are options for everyone. So, take note and get ready for an unforgettable vacation in Mallorca. Let’s get started!

Here are 10 activities to do in Mallorca in 2024

Cruise to Es Trenc and Es Caragol

activities in Mallorca - catamaran ride

This summer, enjoy a catamaran ride along the dreamy beaches of Es Trenc and Es Caragol on the southeast coast of Mallorca

From the Colonia de Sant Jordi pier, board a catamaran that will take you along the southeast coast of the island. Anchor near the coast and swim in the crystal-clear waters of Es Trenc. Then, head towards Es Caragol Beach, passing by the picturesque Cape Salines lighthouse, where you can enjoy a swim and a buffet lunch on the catamaran.

Once you’ve regained your strength, we’ll set course back to the starting point. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful day on these stunning beaches of Mallorca.

Excursion to Ses Covetes, Cala s’Almunia, and Caló des Moro

aerial view of Es Caló des Moro in Mallorca

These three coves (Ses Covetes, Cala s’Almunia, and Caló des Moro) are three of the best beaches in the south of Mallorca. In fact, they have gained great popularity in recent years, so the best way to visit them may be with an organized tour. This way, you won’t have to worry about transportation and getting all the beach essentials.

Apart from swimming in their waters and sunbathing, you can also try paddle surfing, explore their seabeds by snorkeling, or play in the sand.

Tramuntana Mountains Polaris Slingshot Tour

activities in Mallorca - Polaris Slingshot tour

Experience the thrill of driving a Polaris Slingshot through the Sierra de Tramuntana. This two-seater, three-wheeled vehicle allows you to feel the speed and adrenaline in a unique experience on the island

When booking, you can choose between two tour options: a 2.5-hour tour along the coast of Calvia and a 4.5-hour tour through the Sierra de Tramontana. In both tours, you can enjoy stunning sea views, visit a viewpoint in the area, and stop at iconic places such as the port of Andratx and the cathedral of Palma.

To drive the Polaris Slingshot, you must be at least 23 years old and have two years of driving experience with a valid driver’s license.

Kayak Tour in Cala Major

Cala Major - Cala Mayor

The beach of Cala Major, in the heart of Palma Bay, is a sandy area with calm waters perfect for activities like paddle surfing or kayaking. If you want to get started in this sport, hiring a guided tour like this is a great idea.

Starting from the nearby nautical club, we paddle through the waters near Cala Major, accompanied by a guide who will show us the most interesting places. The activity is adapted for all levels, even for people who have never used a kayak before.

Jet Ski Rental in Cala Nova

watercraft activity in Cala Nova

If you prefer a more intense experience, a good option is to rent a jet ski (for two people) at the nautical club of Cala Nova, next to Cala Major. From here, you can freely explore the coasts of Palma Bay.

To book this activity, it is essential to have the navigation license (very easy to obtain with a 2-hour theory and 4-hour practice course). Naturally, only the pilot needs to have it.

Quad and Snorkel Tour from Palma

activities in Mallorca - quad and snorkel tour

Get ready for an adventure on a quad through the interior of Mallorca and a snorkeling stop in Palma Bay!

At the meeting point, you’ll gather with the group and start the exciting 65-kilometer quad route through six beautiful villages in the island’s interior. The route takes you through asphalt and off-road paths, bordering Mount Randa and passing through the picturesque Algaida. After enjoying the rural landscapes, you’ll reach the coast of Son Veri, where you’ll have 45 free minutes for snorkeling or taking a dip. At the end of the adventure, you’ll return to the starting point. You can choose between the driver option or the driver plus one companion option, and no previous experience is required!

Free Tour of the Jewish Quarter in Palma

free tour of the Jewish quarter in Palma de Mallorca

If you’re traveling alone or as a couple, and not in a large group suitable for hiring a private tour, a good option to explore the medieval heart of Palma is to do it with this free tour, at the end of which you can reward the guide with a tip.

With this route that starts in Cort Square, you can learn about the history and legacy of the Jews in Mallorca, expelled in the late 15th century, and their converted descendants, the xuetes. Despite the disappearance of many medieval buildings, the experience is most interesting and enriching.

Adventure in Alcudia Bay: Kayak, Coasteering, and Snorkel

Aerial view of Alcudia Beach

The northern part of Mallorca is a fantastic vacation destination. A great way to explore it is through this adventure-filled excursion: a kayak tour, a coastal excursion for coasteering (jumping into the water from the rocks), and finally, snorkeling, followed by lunch and return to the starting points.

If you are staying in Can Picafort, Playa de Muro, Alcudia, Puerto de Alcudia, or Puerto de Pollensa, you can avail of hotel pickup and drop-off. Otherwise, you should join the group at a designated meeting point.

Drach & Hams Caves Day Trip + Porto Cristo

Cuevas del Drach

This comprehensive excursion, with various pick-up points in Andratx and the bay of Palma, allows us to explore the town of Porto Cristo and, above all, visit the nearby underground cave complexes: the Dels Hams Caves and the magnificent Cuevas del Drach.

These underground cave and gallery complexes are one of the great natural wonders that Mallorca houses, and almost a must-visit for travelers to the island for a century.

Scuba Diving Baptism in Santa Ponsa

Santa Ponsa

The underwater landscapes of Mallorca are as beautiful and picturesque as those on the surface. If you’ve never tried scuba diving, the waters of the island are a perfect place to start this activity.

In particular, in Santa Ponsa, there are several diving schools, and it’s a perfect place for beginners due to easy access and the tranquility of its waters. Once you gain some practice, the nearby Malgrats Islands are a spectacular diving spot to put your newly acquired knowledge into action.