RECOMMENDED COVES IN THE NORTH OF MALLORCA 14, 15 & 16

April 13, 2022 Isabel

14 - Platja de San Joan   15 - Platja de San Pere    16 - Club deportivo de Bonaire

 

Sant Joan beach (14) is located between Punta de Manresa and Platja de Sant Pere, which together with this are the only two sandy beaches in this stretch of rocky Alcudia coast. This sand, flanked by rocks, has a fine white grain and the different residences built in the first line have reduced the dune system, although the surrounding vegetation, thistle, barrón or pine forest, continue to perform their function of fixing this substrate. This coastline is inappropriate for anchoring boats because of its excessively low coast and the scourge of the north wind. The skipper who decides to perform this maneuver will find a sandy bottom under three meters of depth two hectometers from the shore. 0.5 nautical miles away is the nearest port facility, Marina de Bonaire Cocodrilo . GPS position 39º 51,57' 14" N 3º 08,15' 14" E, 3,38 milles from our dock. Estimated speed of arrival at 22 nots - 11 minutos.

Sant Pere beach (15) is located between the Marina of Donaire Crocodile and the urbanization Mal Pas. This beach and the beach of Sant Joan are the only two sandy beaches in this stretch of rocky coast of Alcudia. This sand flanked by rocks has a fine white grain and the different residences built in the first line have reduced the dune system, although the surrounding vegetation, thistle, barrón or pine forest, continue to perform their function of fixing this substrate. This coastline is inappropriate for anchoring boats, because the coast is very low. Buoys two hectometres from the shore mark a bathing area and a depth of approximately four metres is recorded below it. 0.4 nautical miles away is the nearest port facility, Marina de Donaire Cocodrilo. GPS position 39º 51,57’ 14” N 3º 08,15’ 14” E, 3,38 milles from our dock. Estimated speed of arrival at 22 nots – 11 minutes.

The Marina 'The Crocodile' of Bonaire (16) is located in the SE of the Bay of Pollença. The environment of the Port is the residential area of Bonaire. An urban enclave immersed in an area of pine trees, being the tranquility and silence its predominant characteristics. The Port was completed in the year 1.982, You can find the basic nautical services. It consists of 324 moorings, of which fifty percent is reserved for vessels in transit. It has a good port of call and all kinds of repairs can be carried out. In the area of the port, of great tourist activity and leisure services. The day arrival does not cause problems, the most practical thing is to go costeando and recognizing the coast. If we come from the NE, we will find Cabo Gross with the hermitage of the Victory Lady. Both points are close to the port. GPS position 39º 51,59’ 82” N 3º 08,54’ 14” E, 3,57 milles from our dock. Estimated speed fo arrival at 22 nots – 12 minutes.