Nature in Mallorca

Beautiful and charming island of Mallorca is not only about sun, sea and sand. Mallorca is home to a variety of flora and fauna, and typical Mediterranean trees such as Aleppo pine, holm oak, olive, almond and carob, as well as citrus varieties. The Serra de Tramuntana mountain range is the island’s most magnificent scenery. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO under the cultural landscape category. Situated in Mallorca’s northwestern coastline is almost 90km long. This beautiful island can be discovered by hiking, cycling or on the boat. Mallorca is a perfect destination for those who to re-connect with nature.

Mallorca is rich with Nature Reserves: Mondrago, Sa Dragonera, Cabrera, S’Albufereta and Llevant Peninsula and few more. The Mondrago Nature Reserve is situated in the south of the island and is famous for its fine white sand beaches and the beautiful turquoise blue sea. Sa Dragonera is a small island in the south west coast of Mallorca. This Nature Reserve is home to 361 different plant species and lizard population, that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Sa Dragonera got its name from its shape of dragon. Cabrera’s Nature Reserve („cabra“ in spanish means „goat“) is situated in south east of Mallorca. There are 19 islands and only one is populated. This Nature Reserve is very popular with hikers. The S’Albufereta Nature Reserve is situated in the north west of Mallorca and it is a perfect place for bird watching. Mallorca is an important stop for many types of migratory birds as well as local species. Llevant Peninsula Nature Reserve is situated in the north east of Mallorca. Beautiful rugged hills, with three peaks of 500m and amazing coastline. For more, please, check XMallorca guide.

Puerto portals

Puerto portals

Puerto Portals is widely known as the most glamorous marina on the island. Located in the south-west of the island, just a 10-minute drive from Palma, Puerto Portals is connected to the more modest...