Yoga & meditation on Mallorca
Even though meditation and yoga aren’t in fact the same thing, they are highly related as the mental effects of yoga are calming and balancing on the mind.
Mallorca, which by many people have been highlighted as having a heeling effect, offers so many places in the nature that simply draws you closer to the ground to become one with the nature.
We will tell you the very best places for you to do yoga and meditation on Mallorca, just keep reading.
What is it about Mallorca and this healing effect?
Mallorca have since early days been known for having a healing effect. Some examples of this effect, was highlighted by archduke of Austria, Ludwig Salvatore, and composer Frederick Chopin, who both suffered from lung illnesses. The mild climate and fresh clean air on Mallorca along with the unique eco systems of the mountains, makes the island a paradise for finding the best inner balance.
Beach of cala tuent
Cala Tuent, is probably the best place in free nature to do your meditation and yoga on all of Mallorca. Reason? The beach of Cala Tuent faces directly west, which means the sun sets here. Just sit down, watch and listen to the soft waves that gently glided back and forth in the cove, while the glowing orange sun warms your body and mind. Meditation or yoga at the beach of Cala Tuent, can only be done in the very early morning hours or as said, during the sunset. From 9-10 o’clock, the enormous masses of cyclists and tourists will be overflowing the area down here which is located right next to the popular Sa Colobra.
Formentor has long been known as one of the most scenic places of Mallorca. The peninsula pointing north, offers a great selection of beautiful coves and viewpoints, ideal for cleaning mind and soul with some meditation or yoga exercises in complete tranquility.
Mondragó natural park, Santanyí
Sitting on the rocky hills overlooking the clear water from the peaceful bay of Mondragó meet with the Mediterranean sea, is nothing less than pure therapy.
Mondragó has two stunning beaches, but you want to make the 10 minute climb to these hills where you can be alone with the pine trees, the bushes, flowers and the sea.
Because Mondragó is located south east, you want to come here early in the morning or around midday to get the most beautiful sights.
Coastline between Cala Millor and Cala Bona
Even though Cala Millor and Cala Bona are both very popular tourist destination during the summer, the stunning coastline here should not be lieft out when talking about ideal places for doing a little stretching.
It is not rare to find people sitting on their mats and carpets here in the early morning hours as the sun rises over the glittering water surface.
Mallorca's Top sightseeing attractions
Palma cathedral La Seu is an amazing sight, both from the inside and outside. Palma cathedral is one of the biggest in Europe, and great artists like Gaudi have worked on the amazing temple. There are guided tours and you can even visit the rooftop terraces offering magical views.
The Antique Train
The antique train is a great attraction for young and adults. The ride takes you through some of the most beautiful areas of the Tramuntana, passing through orange plantations, olive groves and green valleys. The authentic feeling of the old marhogany cars bumping along the rails completes the experience.
Castell de Bellver
Castell de Bellver is a unique castle, due to its round shape and splendid location on a hilltop above Palma's bay. Much of Mallorca's most dramatic times are linked to the Bellver castle, and you will also find Palma's historical museum here. It's a great attraction for all ages.
Cuevas del Drach
Cuevas del Drach (Dragon Caves) is a great attraction to visit for all ages. Inside the stalagmite and stalactite caves in Porto Cristo, you will meet a true wonder of nature, along with the biggest underground lake in Europe on which an orchester will play a beautiful live concert on before you can enjoy a short ride.
Santuari de Lluc
Santuari de Lluc is a monastery situated deep in the highest areas of the Tramuntana, in divine natural surroundings. Lluc is a great attraction for everyone, you can discover the ethnological museum, enjoy a concert by the famous child choir, visit the botanical gardens and see the holy Madonna.
A visit to the ethnological museum of La Granja in the mountain village of Esporles takes you on an interesting journey back in time to discover how life in mallorca was for the wealthy landowners and their servants. La Granja is a museum suitable for all ages, there is plenty to see and do here for young and adults.
Sa Dragonera is an island and protected nature reserve just off the coast of Sant Elm, Andratx. Sa Dragonera is home to indigenious lizards that are very human-friendly, and has become a trademark of Mallorca. About on the beautiful island, you can walk along multiple trails to some of the most amazing vantage points and find ancient watchtowers from the time of pirates.
The royal Almudaina Palace is closely linked to multiple epochs in the history of Mallorca. The ancient palace was built as the seat for the Moorish governor back in the 10th century, and was the first building in the city of Palma as we know it today. Inside you will discover an impressive collection of ancient artifacts and artworks, along with the authentic surroundings of the palace that is now used by the royalties of Spain when visiting the island.