Cabrera national park
Cabrera - an exciting natural reserve
Just an hour's boat ride from Mallorca's south coast lies the exciting natural area of Cabrera, consisting of islands and rocks that has been a national park reserve since 1991. The archipelago counts a total of 19 uninhabited islands, and it has shaped one of the most singular and best preserved coastal landscapes in the Mediterranean. The natural reserve covers an area of 100 km2, of which 87 are water.
In addition to the special nature, you'll also find interesting cultural places to visit, including a 14th century castle.
You can commence your outing to Cabrera by boat, starting from Mallorca's south coast at Colónia de Sant Jordi, and you have the opportunity to choose between a relaxing full-day tour or a faster experience around the island by speed boat. The boat trip itself takes 45 minutes, approx., after which you'll have the opportunity to spend 2-3 hours in fantastic surroundings - and complete peace and quiet - in the middle of nature.
Apart from a few jeeps belonging to the handful of residents who focus on the preservation of nature and sea, the only mode of transport is your shoes. So make sure to bring a pair of good hiking/ walking shoes, because the tracks can be a bit uneven - especially if you want the full experience, taking you up to the old fortress from where you have a spectacular view of the bay.
It's a destination that's considered an absolute must by many. And especially if you're a lover of nature, you'll be in for an unforgettable treat.