Caves to visit in Mallorca
It is far from a secret that Mallorca is home to some of the most unique and fascinating underground caves in Europe. Millions of years of art created by Mother Nature can be visited on the island, some of them are tourist attractions, while others are for either divers or climbers to visit.
These caves were the first to be inhabited in what we now know as Porto Cristo, actually, the first registered family that lived here resided in these caves.
Cuevas del Hams
Cuevas del Hams, is roughly translated into “fish hook caves”, simply because the many stalactite and stalagmites, are formed as fish hooks. The caves are located in the back of the popular holiday resort of Porto Cristo, about 5-10 minutes from the center of Porto Cristo.
Cuevas del Drach
Cuevas del Drach (Dragon Caves) is an impressive tourist attraction for both young and adults. Descent via the stairway into the underground caves where millions of years of nature’s own creations awaits you. At the bottom of the caves you will find Europe’s largest underground lake where an orchestra will perform a concert for you before you are taken for a small cruise on the lake.
Cuevas de Arta
The Ártà caves are some of the most impressive and popular stalagmite caves to visit on the island, along with Cuevas del Drach (Dragon Caves) and Cuveas de Hams. Let yourself seduce by the magical yet mysterious artworks of Mother Nature herself.
Cuevas de Campanet
The Cuevas de Campanet (Caves of Campanet) is a great attraction and a thing the entire family can do. The caves are found just a few km outside the village, and it is very easy to get here by car, bicycle or at foot. The impressive stalactites and stalagmites forms playful figures and creates what looks like a fantasy world deep inside the mountain
Cuevas de Genova
In the local area of Genova (west Palma), you will find the mysterious stalactite caves discovered in the early 20th century. Indulge in an underground adventure, where you get to explore the artworks of mother nature up close in the 3 km long path stretching 40 meters below the surface.