Visiting Mallorca’s Cape De Formentor
Cap de Formentor is the eastern end of Majorca’s Formentor peninsula. This is a part of the Balaeric Island Majorca in Spain. The closest airport to this beautiful holiday destination is Palma Mallorca Airport. From there you may choose to rent a car, or hire a bus or taxi to reach your favorite hotel in Cap de Formentor or adjoining Port d’Alcudia or Port de Pollenca.
Things to do during your vacation at Cape De Formentor
1) Formentor Lighthouse– This was opened way back in 1863, giving this place recognition. The drive to Formentor Lighthouse was a refreshing experience. There are great views on the way and you may even choose to use a bicycle to reach the spot. When you reach your goal, there is a nice cafe to relax however; the prices might be a bit exorbitant. So you may choose to carry your own picnic basket and enjoy the view. The view during the sunset is simply breath-taking. There are lots of hairpin bends and many of you might find the drive a little nerve racking, however, after you reach there, you will find it totally worth the pain.
2) Mirador Es Colomer Formentor– If you are a bit of the adventurous kinds, then take a bicycle and ride up to the viewpoint way up in the Sierra Tramuntana mountain range near Puerto Pollensa. This point will allow you to see Mallorca in all its wild and rugged beauty. The Mirador d’es Colomer is perched over 300 metres above sea level and the beauty of this place will surely captivate you. You can also use a car to drive, up, however you will have to be a bit careful as there are hair-pin bends and cyclists en route.
3) Scuba Mallorca– This place is located about 12.8 km from Cap de Formentor on the Port de Pollenca, Majorca Spain. So if you are a water baby, do not miss this opportunity. You may book a diving session on the internet with Scuba Mallorca. Most of the tourists are impressed with the friendly and professional staff, well maintained equipment and clean and tidy dive centre. After the dive, enjoy the relaxing hot shower and proceed to the next destination.
4) Mirador de Sa Creueta– This place is located 12.7 km from Cap de Formentor on Peninsula de Formentor which is 5 Km from Port de Pollenca, Majorca Spain. You may choose to go to this windy and rugged coastline. Most of the visitors prefer to go to this spot during the early sunrise time or the sunset time.
This small sleepy town does not have much to offer, however, if you are planning to relax in a less crowded destination, then this might be the place. There is adjoining Port d’Alcudia, which is 14.3 KM from Cap de Formentor. You may choose to visit the Alcudia Old Town, enjoy the Challenge Mallorca boat ride, no frills excursions and quite a few other things there. In Port de Pollenca which is again just 12.7 KM from Cap de Formentor, you may choose to enjoy the Tudor dawn sailing charters, Boquer Valley (Val de Boquer) walks, Rozamar private sailing experiences, pine walks and a few other things. So what are you waiting for? Log on to your computer and book the tickets for your summer vacations now.