As we have already mentioned in previous articles, cycling and cycle tourism are booming in Mallorca. Many cyclists and touring cyclists from all over the world come to Mallorca with the intention of staying for a while: some for pleasure to practice their favorite sport and others to prepare for the upcoming competition season. If you are one of those cyclists this article will interest you, because we are going to reveal which are the 10 best Cycling Friendly hotels in Mallorca.
We all know that when it comes to booking a hotel room, each person has their own needs and budget.
Nowadays there are 138 Cycling Friendly hotels in Mallorca and many of them are specialized in offering the best facilities to those who practice this genuine sport.
After a slow and fine research with quite a bit determination, we have created a list of the 10 best Cycling Friendly hotels in Mallorca, based on your possible needs as a cyclist when booking your hotel nights:
- To have a lockable storage room for your bike.
- Possibility of refreshments before the start of your training: water, fruit, etc.
- Washing area for your bike.
- Lockers to store personal belongings.
- Tools at your service to make the changes you need.
- Personalized cycling routes.
Travel insurance for cyclist
Do you think you have everything ready to practice cycling in Mallorca and fully enjoy your bike?
Surely you have already thought about buying your plane ticket, the equipment for your bike and having it ready to come to Mallorca, and you are currently looking for your accommodation, but have you thought about travel insurance for cyclists during your vacations in Mallorca?
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Cycling Friendly is a quality label given to hotels for cyclists following a line of consulting, quality certification and comprehensive provision of cycling services to demonstrate that they are prepared and have the necessary facilities and/or staff.
Cycling friendly was born with the idea of making life easier for cyclists, favoring the cycling tourism profile and promoting cycling in Mallorca.
These awards are divided into 3 categories: golden, silver, bronze; from the highest to the lowest value of the award.
Cycling Friendly began by awarding hotels for cyclists in Mallorca but this model worked so well that it crossed borders to extend all over the country.
Map of the 10 best Cycling Friendly hotels
Apart from the technical needs that your bike may require, we know that the budget is also very important for you, therefore in this list you will find the best Cycling Friendly hotels in Mallorca, in several locations on the island and for differents types of budget, so you have no excuse not to come to Mallorca and stay for a while enjoying cycling and cyclotourism.
So we have depicted the Cycling Friendly hotels in Mallorca on a map below for you to locate them quickly.
Hotel Mediterranean Bay, Cycling Friendly SILVER
The Hotel MLL Mediterranean Bay – Adults only is a four star hotel located at the end of the promenade in Playa de Palma, 350 meters from the beach of El Arenal, just in front of the Club Nautico S’Arenal.
It is one of the cheap hotels in Mallorca that we have in this list that we have made for you and it is also located in a key area if your intention is to move around the south and southeast of the island. From the Hotel Mediterranean Bay to the Cabo Blanco lighthouse and Cala Pi takes 1h and 1h 15′, respectively, by bicycle; or if you prefer to ride a longer route you can go to Colònia de Sant Jordi which will takes you about 2h 35′.
It has a sauna, swimming pool and outdoor jacuzzi.. In addition to these services, we should talk about a modern cycling center, the MLL Cycling Center, which features:
- Bike washing station.
- Garage with tools to keep your bike always ready.
- Storage area with locks to keep your bike safe at all times.
Hoposa Hotel & Apartaments Villaconcha, Cycling Friendly GOLD
Hoposa Hotel & Apartaments Villaconcha is located just 4 minutes away from Puerto de Pollensa beach and, therefore, located in an area with access to excellent cycling routes in Mallorca.
This hotel has earned their way the distinction of Cycling Friendly hotel in Mallorca as it is carely designed for the cyclist by having:
- Bike route maps that you will be able to access once you are at the hotel.
- Repairing shop, washing area and access to tools.
- Sport shop .
- Bike rental available.
- It has special menus, very important for an optimal and complete preparation of the professional cyclist.
- If you prefer cycling in Mallorca with your own bike, they offer you anunpacking, assembly or packing service just for 50€ .
As you can see, it is a very complete hotel that also has 4 outdoor pools, 1 outdoor semi-Olympic pool heated to 28º, a large gym, Spa and hypoxia chamber.
Undoubtedly one of the best Cycling Friendly hotels in Mallorca.
La Goleta Hotel de Mar, Cycling Friendly BRONZE
At Goleta Hotel de Mar you will be in one of the best and most envied locations for cycling in the north of Mallorca. You will enjoy many advantages for hotel cyclists such as:
- Welovecycling welcome gift.
- 4 customized bike routes to and from the hotel.
- Room card access to a secure bicycle access.
- Access to tools and locks.
- Access to washing machine and dryer (self-service).
- Preparation of picnics adapted to the cyclist’s needs (extra cost).
- Specialty shops Pinarello Experience & 2gocycling just under 100 metres from the hotel.
Cyclists who want to enjoy routes in the north of the island choose this Cycling Friendly hotel in Mallorca. Goleta Hotel de Mar has created 4 personalised tours that combine flat and mountain routes that start at the hotel’s door and go to La Victoria, Faro de Formentor, Sa Calobra and as the main stage, with 124 km, to El Puig Major, the highest point on the island at 1436 metres.
To top it all off, free coffee and tea is available…as well as high-speed Wifi
VIVA Blue & SPA, Cycling Friendly GOLD
The location of Hotel VIVA Blue & SPA is a present for nature lovers as it has Albufera’s Park just behind the hotel, the area is a great place to take long walks and observe the existing palmiped fauna; and the sea only 200 metres away, 3 minutes walking. Specifically, it is located next to Playa de Muro, one of the cleanest and most ecologically responsible beaches in Mallorca with almost 5 kms of sandy beach and awarded with the prestigious Blue Flag.
This Cycling Friendly hotel in Mallorca is the quintessential cycling hotel with one of the most modern Cycling Station on the island. An outdoor semi-Olympic size swimming pool, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, heated in the winter months, Spa, fully equipped gym and massage services on request are available for your use and enjoyment.
There are specialised facilities for cyclists where you can benefit from:
- Bicycle storage room equipped with padlocking system and video surveillance.
- Cycling shop.
- Tools at your disposal.
- Area for cleaning your bike.
Finca Es Torrent, Cycling Friendly
We leave hotels to one side to immerse ourselves in the magic of rural fincas as an alternative to Cycling Friendly hotels in Mallorca. Finca Es Torrent, in Campos, offers a different location from the previous cycling hotels on the island.
Finca Es Torrent is a 15-minute drive from the beach of Ses Covetes and 6 km from Campos. You will enjoy gardens, terraces and an outdoor swimming pool; the peace and quiet of being surrounded by nature and the exclusivity of an estate.
Rural properties have that extra touch of exclusivity and rest that a sportsman or woman needs for their recovery.
Among the services offered to its cycling guests are:
- Bicycle rental.
- Private garage for bycicles
- Bicycle washing area.
- Recommended specialised routes.
- Possibility of preparing a picnic for the route.
Finca Es Torrent has prepared 3 cycling routes for Mallorca of varying difficulty:
- The Three Hermitages: a 107 km route along the San Salvador Sanctuary, the Montisión Hermitage and the Cura Sanctuary where you will visit several towns and villages of Mallorca.
- Cabo Blanco: with this bike tour in Mallorca you will enjoy cycling along the high cliffs near the bay of Palma until you reach the Cabo Blanco lighthouse (one of our favourites!).
- Coll de Sa Batalla: if you came looking for pure long-distance cycling in Mallorca with a summit finish, the 127km distance to the Coll de Sa Batalla, almost in the village of Lluc, will meet your expectations.
Bahía de Alcudia Hotel & SPA, Cycling Friendly GOLD
We return to the hotels to bring you a reference for lovers of healthy living and cycling in Mallorca.
The 4-star Bahía de Alcudia Hotel & SPA is a true and clear representation of what a Cycling Friendly hotel in Mallorca should be. In possession of GOLD status, it must be for a reason.
It is located in the northwest of Mallorca, in a wonderful area in Puerto de Alcudia, 200 metres from the beach (3 minutes walking distance).
It has services such as:
- Bicycle storage station (additional charge).
- Workshop with tools for use by the athletes themselves.
- Fruit and fresh water.
- Bicycle rental.
- Specialised routes and guides for all levels: Formentor-Lasarell, Pla de Mallorca.
- Other services on request.
Finca Binibona Parc Natural, Cycling Friendly SILVER
The rural estate Binibona Parc Natural is a real paradise, a Cycling Friendly hotel in Mallorca in every sense of the word. It is located in the foothills of the Sierra de Tramuntana mountain range, so you could also go on a hiking route. This area is also a cycling paradise in Mallorca.
Set in breathtaking surroundings, it enjoys unbeatable views of the entire Pla de Mallorca and is within easy reach of destinations of interest just 20 minutes’ drive from the hotel, such as the aforementioned Playa de Muro, Pollensa and Alcudia.
Guests have free use of the sauna and gym, as well as a workshop and garage for bicycles.
Hotel Abellons, Cycling Friendly
Also in Binibona is the Finca Parc Natural Hotel Abellons. Like the previous one, it is located in a protected nature reserve, ensuring idyllic scenery and tranquillity in abundance.
This scenery provides the perfect setting for cycling routes through Es Raiguer among endless fields of olive and carob trees. Routes that have as their final destination:
- Santa Llucia and Santa Magdalena, 53 kms away.
- A beautiful route of 81.2 km to Orient, very close to Sóller.
- Puerto de Pollença and Sa Calobra.
You will be able to enjoy an outdoor swimming pool with tremendous views of nature that cannot be described in words, you just have to experience it.
This finca offers its guests the best services, making it a good choice as a Cycling Friendly hotel in Mallorca:
- Bicycle rental.
- Workshop with tools.
- Bicycle cleaning.
Hotel Espléndido, Cycling Friendly Bronze
The Hotel Espléndido is a landmark in Puerto de Sóller and is an excellent resting place for those who cycle in Mallorca and come from the monstrous slopes and gradients of the Sierra de Tramontana. Here you can enjoy the “warrior’s rest”.
It was built in 1954 and today it has undergone a thorough and tasteful renovation that has turned it into a modern hotel while maintaining the essence of the hotel it once was.
Undoubtedly the best Cycling Friendly hotel option in Mallorca in Puerto de Sóller due to its privileged location: 1 minute from the beach, 10 minutes by car to Sóller and 25 km from Palma.
It has an unbeatable rating on Booking, currently 9.2 out of 10.
Tramuntana Tours is located next to the Hotel Espléndido and has a wide range of road and mountain bikes; hybrid and electric. They also have bicycles for kids.
El Vicenç de la Mar hotel, Cycling Friendly GOLD
Welcome to El Vicenç de la Mar, a 5-star hotel and a Mediterranean oasis of peace and tranquillity where your mind and body will meet to rest. There is no better definition for this Cycling Friendly hotel in Mallorca, which has been awarded the GOLD label.
It enjoys an unbeatable location, as it is just 1 minute from the beach of Cala Molins, which for us is the best of the 4 beaches that make up the bay of Cala San Vicente: Cala Barques, Cala Clara beach, Cala Molins and Cala Carbó.
The El Vicençs de la Mar hotel has absolutely everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible. It is one of the most complete spas in the north of Mallorca with a relaxation area, sauna and a multitude of services aimed at personal wellbeing.
The services offered are:
- Parking for bycicles.
- Tools garage.
- Bike rental.
- Spa and swimming pool.
Another of the extra services offered by the hotel outside of cycling is the gastronomic offer provided by one of the most important chefs in the Balearic Islands, Santi Taura, who has designed each of his menus for the hotel with local and seasonal produce.
What did you think of our selection of the best Cycling Friendly hotels in Mallorca? We hope you have found this article useful in helping you decide on booking your accommodation on the island. Do not hesitate to write to us if you have any questions, we will be happy to help you!