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The Best Sports Hotels in Mallorca

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The Best Sports Hotels in Mallorca

Posted by Dennis on December 14, 2020
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Below you’ll find a list of the best Sports hotels in Mallorca. You’re probably well aware that Mallorca is a popular sporting destination. It’s popular for many reasons, its accessibility from mainland Europe, the sporting infrastructure, it’s affordable, and of course for its amazing Mediterranean cuisine.

The climate plays an important role too. Mallorca enjoys typical Mediterranean weather. The most popular time of year for sports holidays on Mallorca are Spring and Autumn. During the winter, the weather can get chilly, but on most days, you can still enjoy mild weather. The summer months of July and August can get extremely hot. But that usually doesn’t stop me, in fact, I quite like the heat, and with around 11 hours of sunlight, you can easily beat the (extreme) heat by setting out nice and early.

But where is the best place to stay? I’ve handpicked some of my favourite sports hotels in Mallorca for you, all in and around the resort area of Alcúdia. But why in Alcúdia?

Active holidays in Alcúdia

Alcúdia lies on the north coast of the island and is just a 40-minute drive (approx. 60 Km) from Palma airport. It’s one of the most popular resorts on the island and offers a unique combination of both a family beach resort (Port d’Alcúdia) and a charming and authentic local atmosphere offered by the medieval old town (Alcúdia).

This part of the island is a favoured destination by cycling and triathlon enthusiasts and is a popular training camp base for professional cycling teams.

I’m fortunate that my in-laws own a house in this area, so it’s a place I know well and where I spend a lot of time in the summer.

There are endless cycling routes for riders of all levels. The area surrounding Alcúdia has coastal routes and flat inland plains as well as easy access to some serious mountain climbs that the Serra de Tramuntana has to offer.

Similarly, triathletes love to come here too, the bay of Alcúdia and the bay of Pollença offer ideal open-water swimming conditions, not to mention the endless running routes, from scenic coastal routes to quiet rural country roads.

Numerous sports hotels in Alcúdia that cater to cyclists and triathletes and have their own on-site cycling centres and semi-Olympic swimming pools with state of the art equipment.

So, it’s no coincidence that Alcúdia hosts so many prestigious and internationally recognised sporting events.

Sporting Events in Alcúdia

Ironman Mallorca

Event date: 16.10.2021

Ironman 70.3 Mallorca

Event date: 16.10.2021

 

Mallorca 312

Event date: 24.10.2021

Long Course Weekend

Event date: To be confirmed

TIP!

For Cycling holidays in Mallorca, consider taking out a rescue service policy with Mallorca Bicycle Rescue. In case you’re body or bike breakdown beyond repair, you’ll be picked up and taken back to your hotel.

Best Sports Hotels in Mallorca

Hotels in the Alcúdia area have adapted their facilities and services to the needs of sports lovers, adding cycling centres with bike rentals, semi-Olympic pools, and premium gyms. Your rest and recovery are also valued and complimented by special meal plans for athletes, Spa circuits, and sports massages in the Wellness centres.

VIVA Blue Hotel & SPA

Four-star family-friendly hotel by Playa de Muro.

  • Semi Olympic lap pool
  • Cycling centre
  • Gym
  • Spa & Wellness

Luxury family cycling holidays

Zafiro Palace

Five-star family-friendly hotel in Puerto de Alcúdia.

  • Official Sponsors of IRONMAN 70.3 Mallorca
  • Semi Olympic lap pool (low season)
  • Cycling centre
  • Gym
  • Spa & Wellness

Alcudia cycling holidays

VIVA Golf Adults Only

Four-star Adults Only 18+ hotel in Puerto de Alcúdia.

  • Beachfront hotel
  • Cycling centre
  • Gym
  • Spa & Wellness

PortBlue Club Pollentia Resort & SPA

Four-star family-friendly hotel located between Alcúdia and Port de Pollença.

  • Semi Olympic indoor lap pool
  • Cycling centre
  • Gym
  • Spa & Wellness

Family cycling holidays Alcudia

VIVA Edén Lago

Four-star family-friendly hotel by Playa de Muro.

  • All-Inclusive (optional)
  • Cycling centre
  • Gym
  • Spa & Wellness

Cycling holidays Alcudia

Zafiro Tropic

Four-star family-friendly hotel in Puerto de Alcúdia.

  • Official Sponsors of IRONMAN 70.3 Mallorca
  • Cycling centre
  • Gym
  • Spa & Wellness

Hoposa Villaconcha

Four-star family-friendly hotel located in Port de Pollença.

  • Semi Olympic lap pool
  • Cycling centre
  • Gym
  • Spa & Wellness

cycle holiday Alcudia

Bahia de Alcúdia Hotel & Spa

Four-star family-friendly hotel in Puerto de Alcúdia.

  • Cycling centre
  • Gym
  • Spa & Wellness

So whether you simply want to stay in shape on your family holiday, have a training escape with your local sports club, or to attend one of the many sporting events in the area including Mallorca 312 or the Ironman Mallorca, then Alcúdia is really the place to be, no matter the occasion.

Furthermore, being surrounded by like-minded people and having access to premium sporting facilities is such as a great motivator. Check out my blog post 7 Reasons to Stay in a Sports Hotel for more benefits of staying in a sports hotel.

In conclusion, for the ultimate active holiday experience, make sure you book yourself into one of the many amazing sports hotels in Mallorca!

 

 
 

 

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