Pollensa wasn´t made for cyclists, but it could well have been. Nestled between the craggy peaks of the majestic Tramuntana mountains, climbs to 1000 m a 40 km ride away, 168 km if you loop the entire eastern range and a central plain with nothing but olive trees and the occasional sleepy village, Pollensa is ideally placed to serve as base camp for cycling in Mallorca and by renting cycling villas in Pollensa (Mallorca) you ensure you are where the action is.
Renting cycling villas in Pollensa is a great way of combining an arduous week long training regime in Mallorca with some well-deserved down time in an exclusive setting. It is also a great way of combining the needs of a mixed party on holiday, cycling villas with private pools can be enjoyed by the whole family!
What the cyclist needs in Mallorca is a base, somewhere comfortable and easily accessible with a safe lock up for bikes. Ideally one of our villas, luxury cycling villas in Pollensa, with a private pool to soothe your tired legs and a big terrace to enjoy the evenings after a long day on the road.
Cycling villas in Pollensa are luxury homes which have been refurbished to appeal to cyclists visiting the Mallorca. Access routes and the driveways leading to the villas have been asphalted or at least smoothed over so you can cycle right up to the house.
A safe lock up or garage to store your bikes away for the night, a pump and lubricant, these are the little details we don´t take for granted, because we know that good cycling villas in Pollensa need to make your cycling holiday in Mallorca as easy and hassle free as possible.
Out of season, training camps and pro cyclists use the island´s mountain roads as training grounds to prepare for the major cycling events. All our cycling villas in Pollensa have washing machines and dryers, comfortable beds with high quality mattresses and plenty of space to store your kit. They also have large wrap around terraces with BBQs overlooking the swimming pool and lawns and wide open views of the surrounding countryside and the craggy peaks of the mountains you climbed this morning on the horizon.
Out of season in Mallorca the roads clear of the exhaust fumes and rental cars that plague them in the summer months and the island generally takes a deep breath. Staying at cycling villas in Pollensa out of season gives you the opportunity to enjoy the island at its best, with a milder climate, empty roads and beaches and most interestingly, lower prices.
If you are planning a cycling trip in Mallorca then you have probably been looking into cycling routes and have discovered the varied and wonderful terrain packed into this relatively small island. Mallorca has 700 km of roads and cycle paths available, right across the Tramuntana mountain range and zig zagging all over the rest of the island too.
The locals know that cycling has become the alternative tourism in Mallorca and welcome it gladly, turning their private villas into cycling villas, customizing them to suit cyclists. The best cycling villas in Mallorca are located in the north of the island, in Pollensa, along the most popular routes and with easy access onto roads, but as the island is small and the roads are good, getting onto the route from your cycling villas in Pollensa is a relatively easy affair.
There are good reasons why Mallorca as a whole and particularly Pollensa, has become a mecca for cyclists in recent years.
The thousands of cyclists that come to cycle every year know that Mallorca has good fully signed posted cycle routes on well-maintained roads with low traffic levels and respectful local drivers, high mountain passes in the Serra de Tramuntana for the hardcore climbers and tranquil flat roads for the leisure cyclists on the large central plain in the middle of the island.
The weather is an important factor to consider too, especially if you are planning on spending a week or more outside all day, cycling from dawn to dusk. And great all-year-round weather is not to be frowned on. Mallorca boasts 300 days of sun a year so if you avoid the rainier winter months you can be pretty certain you will be dry.
Getting your cycling villas in Pollensa is a short 1 hour drive form the airport, and Mallorca is easy to get to with frequent and cheap supply of flights from across Europe and most airlines happy to carry your equipment and bikes. And if you would rather avoid the extra hassle and expense, then there are tons of cycle hire and repair shops in Pollensa and all over Mallorca.
And then there are so many villas for cyclists in Pollensa, cycling villas ideally placed on cycle routes, primed to cater to the specific needs of sports people, training camps and cycling groups in need of a comfortable and functional base in Mallorca to regroup and recharge between rides.
The Tramuntana cycling loop from Pollensa or Alcudia to Esporles and back again, takes in 167 km and 2700m of climbs over a rocky terrain of sheer mountain peaks and vertiginous descents over the whole of the east Tramuntana of Mallorca.
A slightly shorter, 125 km classic route goes from Pollensa to Bunyola via Soller over Coll d´Orient, Coll de Soller and Puig Major, and then back via Alaró and Campanet. This is a very popular cycling route in Mallorca.
For the more leisurely cyclists, the central plain of Mallorca is a mesh of quiet lanes through orange and lemon groves, almonds and olive trees and sleepy forgotten villages. Setting off from the cycling villas in Pollensa you can take in most of the centre looping round at Llucmajor and stop off on route to savour authentic Mallorcan cuisine at rock bottom local prices.
The locals know that cycling has become the alternative tourism and welcome it gladly, turning their private villas into cycling villas, customizing them to suit cyclists. The best cycling villas are located along the most popular routes and allow easy access onto the roads, but as the island is small and the roads are good, getting onto the route from your cycling villas in Pollensa is a relatively easy affair.