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C'an Pastilla - Mallorca - Balearic Islands

Balearic Islands draws the sun loving tourists to the superb beaches, trendy resorts and lively nightlife. The excellent climate with some 300 days of sun per year make Balearic Islands one of the preferred holiday destinations in Spain Chartering a private yacht in these sun-splashed islands gives you the opportunity to visit quaint villages, caves, prehistoric monuments, museums and monasteries. Each of the Balearic Islands has a distinct landscape and unique qualities that make it special to visit. The Balearic islands are divided into Gimnesias (Mallorca/Majorca, Menorca /Minorca and Cabrera) in the North, and Pitiusas (Ibiza y Formentera) in the South-West.
Mallorca is the largest of the Balearics. It is only 75 kilometres from north to south and 100 kilometres from east to west, yet its typically Mediterranean landscape varies from the fertile central lowlands, to the precipitous cliffs of the north west coast. Mallorca is famous for dazzling caves, refreshing clean waters, sandy beaches. Sitting along its 250 miles of coastline are more than two dozen sports harbours and yacht clubs. Palma, the capital of the island. Boasts a range of restaurants, night-clubs, bullrings and historic sites like Bellver Castle, Gothic Cathedral, Cloister of St. Francis and Miro Art Museum. On the other parts of the island, you can explore quaint villages, the medieval Capuchin Monastery and Roman ruins near the Moorish city of Alcudia.

Much of the town really only dates back to the early 1960's, when as a small fishing village, it began to adapt to meet the increasing tourist boom, and it has to be said that many of the buildings and facilities still date from that period. C'an Pastilla is a very picturesque resort with a cosmopolitan feel. C'an Pastilla consists narrow main streets, with an central church set among tightly packed streets, beside a very picturesque harbour and marina perfect for sailing enthusiasts which is the home to a number of yachts and pleasure craft.

The resort sits at the western end of a 21/2 mile stretch of beach called "Playa de Palma", which is joined by a wide promenade to Arenal in the east. The beach itself is very popular and shelves gently into the sea, the beach does have excellent facilities, including lifeguards on duty everyday, and a wide selection of water sports to suit all abilities.

With the exception of Palma the capital, the resort of C'an Pastilla is the nearest resort to the airport which takes usually around 15 to 20 minutes.