mallorca caves

Caves Mallorcan these caves now make interesting exploration

Explore Caves of the Dragon and Hams Mallorca Island

Caves Mallorca

mallorca caves
mallorca caves

Caves Fancy a little adventure on your next Mallorca Holiday then these caves are interesting to explore. Extra info about Caves in Spain

Books Maps things of Interest on Balearic the Islands

Mallorca – The Caves of the Dragon and Hams

Porto Cristo, on the east coast of Mallorca

In Porto Cristo, on the east coast of Mallorca, there are two caves: Cuevas dels Hams and Cuevas del Drach, cavern of the dragon. The caves have formed by water being forced through the entrance from the Mediterranean Sea.

A beautiful and popular tourist attraction in the eastern region of the island.

The Caves of Drach (Catalan pronunciation: [kɔvəz ðəɫ ˈdɾak], modern Catalan spelling: Coves del Drac, Spanish: Cuevas del Drach, English: “Caves of Drach”, lit. “Dragon caves”) are four great caves that are located in the island of Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain.

They are in the municipality of Manacor, near the locality of Porto Cristo. They were first mentioned in a letter 1338.

The caves extend to a depth of 25 m, reaching 2.4 km in length. The four caves, called Black Cave, White Cave, Cave of Luis Salvador, and Cave of the French, are connected to each other.

mallorca caves

mallorcan caves
mallorca caves

They have formed by water being forced through the entrance from the Mediterranean Sea, and some researchers think the formation may date back to Miocene.

There is an underground lake situated in the caves called Martel Lake, which is about 115 m in length and 30 m in width.

It’s named after the French explorer and scientist Édouard-Alfred Martel, who is considered the founding father of speleology (the study of caves). He was invited to explore the cave 1896.

A German cave explorer, M.F. Will, had mapped the White and Black cave in 1880. Martel found two more, as well as the underground lake.

Caves mallorcan caves

They are open to the public and one of the main attractions on Mallorca. The visit ends with a short classical concert performed by four musicians on a boat.

Mallorcan Caves

Aparthotel Ona Aucanada   D’es Mirador, 5, Port d’Alcudia  Mallorca

Three swimming pools, a gym, a modern spa and free parking are available at this complex. Aucanada Club offers apartments and villas with a terrace in Alcanada, 56 km from Palma de Mallorca. More

Modern Spa

Each apartment and villa at the Aucanada Club is air conditioned and heated. The bedrooms open onto a small balcony and there is a terrace off the living room. The bathroom includes a bath and a shower.

The hotel’s Aucanada Spa offers a range of relaxation and beauty treatments, as well as a spa circuit.

Public areas include a garden and bar.

Aucanada Club is in a residential area in Alcanada, in the Bay of Alcudia. The beach is only 700 metres away. Alcanada Golf Course is also within walking distance.

£43 Average price per night

Mallorca-Hotels mallorcan caves

We speak your language! Hotel Rooms: 73

Click above for Discounted prices of Hotels Apartments, Guest Houses and Villas on Mallorca Island Spain.

1000 Places to See Before You Die

Discerning world traveller Patricia Schultz hand picks the 1,000 most astonishing destinations in the world and brings them to life in lively, evocative prose that reveals why the place is so wonderful.

Best time information and the essential contact information will help you get there.

What’s different about the new edition? Every entry has been reviewed and assessed to make sure it’s still worthy of inclusion in the book, then re-written 200 all-new entries.

It features 25 countries that were not included before, including Qatar, Greenland, South Korea, Estonia, and the Maldives. It has a greater variety of hotel and restaurant choices, including more budget-conscious options.

Wild flowers of Majorca Minorca and Ibiza 

Mallorcan Caves

Visitors to these islands in search of sun and sea are often surprised by the glorious wild flowers, abundant particularly in the spring and late autumn.

Many are curious to know more about them.

This book offers a means of identification on three levels.

For the complete beginner there are illustrations of most of the more striking wild plants (and of a few cultivated ones).

photo size,16,32,45,mallorcan Optimised April 12 P 95 W 100 Sept 23 H 77 414927 July 19 F

Mallorcan Caves

Spain Info

Spain Info, caves.
Please select the best selected properties on our stuning island mallorca

San Francisco De Asis, Urb Marina, San Fulgencio, 03177, Alicante, Spain

Site Disclaimer

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to provide accurate information, no liability will be accepted for misinterpretation, misrepresentation, errors or omissions - the information provided by our Websites is for use as a guide only and is issued in good faith as information..
All photographs images and FILM material is subject to the understanding that as they are in the public domain they can be used and shared as seen to be appropriate and unless showing a sign that they are covered by copyright law. This also covers Social media operations.