Sailing holidays near El Arenal

Best places and sailing routes for your sailing trip near El Arenal. Sailing season details, trade winds and everything you need for perfect sailing holidays.

Marinas in El Arenal

El Arenal or S'Arenal is a resort town. It is located in the south of the island of Mallorca. It was divided into two administrative parts by the riverbed of the Torrent des Jueus. 


This settlement used to be a small fishing village. Now it is a tourist destination with beaches, marinas, restaurants, and developed infrastructure.

Sailing season
May — September
Travel season
April — October
Marinas in this location
Boats in this location

Main facts about region

Telephone code:
Catalan, Spanish
UTC+1, in summer UTC+2
Euro (EUR)
16 841

Sailing trip in El Arenal

The city is located on the eastern side of the Bay of Palma. This is a great alternative to crowded marinas.


El Arenal Club Nautico Marina can accommodate up to 600 boats. This place is considered one of the oldest in Mallorca.


A popular beach among tourists and yachtsmen is Playa de Arenal. It is called the best beach on the island.


Many lovers of rest on a yacht choose El Arenal. From here you can start your yacht journey. This city is located 5 km from the airport.


If you are traveling on a yacht with children, we recommend visiting the largest water park in Mallorca, Aqualand El Arenal. It is located near the city of El Arenal.

El Arenal - Yacht Charter Sailica
El Arenal - Yacht Charter Sailica
El Arenal - Yacht Charter Sailica

Yacht routes in El Arenal

In 7 sailing days, you can sail the entire island on a yacht. Be sure to visit the secluded and picturesque coves. 


Here is an example of a sailing route in El Arenal:

  • El Arenal — Sa Rapita — Cala Figuera — Porto Cristo — Cala d'Or — Cabrera — Palma — El Arenal.

An example of a route on a yacht from El Arenal around the island for 7 days:

  • El Arenal — Cabrera — Port Colom — Cala Ratjada — Port d'Alcudia — Port Soller — Palma de Mallorca — El Arenal.
Club Nautic Arenal
14 yachts

Nearest airports

Palma de Mallorca Airport is 15 minutes by car from the center of El Arenal.

Yachting season and weather in El Arenal

You can sail on a yacht all year round. The best time for yachting is from May to September. The holiday season lasts from April to October. In August, the water temperature is + 25 °C, and the average daytime temperature is up to + 30 °C. Winters are short, mild, and rainy here. The average temperature is 12 °C. 


In summer, the prevailing winds blow from the north (from mainland Spain). The wind is usually stronger in spring and autumn. In winter, the wind blows from almost any direction. Therefore, we recommend that you definitely check the weather forecast.

Water temperature in sailing season +22...+25 °
Air temperature in sailing season +26...+32 °
Wind speed in sailing season 5−15 knots

Weather forecast for yachting in El Arenal

For information about weather conditions, use the following services:

  • — site-guide to Mallorca;
  • — accurate weather data, satellite imagery, cloud cover;
  • weather — a site with accurate synoptic data.