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An (unbiased) comparison of 8 top Mallorca cycling holiday/tour companies

So, you’re planning a Mallorca cycling holiday. You’ve found our host of guides to cycling in Mallorca, our GPX routes, our suggestions for where to stay.

You know you could follow them and have a great time.

But a little bit of you (or perhaps a lot) wants more support. Perhaps you’re short of time and want someone to take the hassle out of booking everything. Perhaps you want someone who can flex our routes to make them longer or shorter, or more hilly or more coffee stops. Perhaps you want someone to offer a bit of coaching, a support vehicle, some moral support and camaraderie.

So you start to look at Mallorca cycling holiday tour options.

And it’s a nightmare! There are so many options! Which to choose?!

That’s how we felt.

So we wrote this article. 

We've taken eight of the best known Mallorca cycling holiday tour operators and here we compare what they offer. The idea is that it lets us all see, in one article, the differences between each company. 

We hope you find this comparison of Mallorca bike tour operators useful. Let us know in the comments below!

Notes:

This article is based on information on each operator’s website. We were surprised how little detail was generally available (and it's possible we missed something when preparing this article or the situation has changed since we wrote it), so please be aware that the information here is not 100% accurate. Please don’t rely on it and check direct with the operator(s).

The prices usually assume two people occupying a room. If you want single occupancy, expect to pay more. Also carefully check the trip inclusions - we’ve just summarised the situation below and the inclusions may well vary for each trip.

We don’t have any commercial relationship with any of the operators listed in this article and no one has paid to appear here.

This article on the questions to ask before you book a bike holiday, will also be useful.


Mallorca cycling tours: a comparison

Cycling Holiday Tours Mallorca 

cyclingtoursmallorca.com

"Cycling holiday tours in Mallorca"

Where do the tours start?

Cala Bona (except for the Island Tour)

Just Mallorca or other destinations too?

Just Mallorca.

How many years have they run tours in Mallorca for?

The owner has lived on the island for 27 years. He has ridden and competed there during that time and specialises in Majorca cycling holidays. They can also provide specific triathlon training.

How many fixed tour dates do they offer each year?

They offer their services all year round and offer a special Island Tour in late March 2020.  Other than this tour, there are no fixed start dates for tours you can join.

What's the maximum group size?

Their website doesn’t specify this.

How much does a 4 day trip cost?

From €95 a day with standard package.

How much does a 7 day trip cost?

5 nights / 4 days cycling Island tour from 900 per person.  


There’s no organised 7 day trip available on the website, though note they offer daily rides you can join.

What's included?

The standard package for their advertised 27-31 March 2020 trip includes transfers from and to airport, hotels all half board, bike hire (Pinerrello Utegra) 2 x Tour Guides, one at the back and one at the front, luggage transportation to each hotel, backup vehicle at all time with water and snacks en route.

Do they offer bespoke trips?

Yes, you can specify the day or days and the route.

Any other notes?

No

Happy cyclists on a Mallorca Cycling holiday

Group of happy cyclists with Mallorca Cycling

Love Velo

lovevelo.co.uk/mallorca 

"Cycling holidays for everyone"

Where do the tours start?

Various parts of the island dependent upon which tour you select.

Just Mallorca or other destinations too?

LoveVelo offer tours in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Australia and the America

How many years have they run tours in Mallorca for?

Their website doesn’t specify this.

How many fixed tour dates do they offer each year?

No fixed start dates advertised. They advertise 15 different tour options on the island of 3, 4, 5 and 7 night duration. You choose the location on the island for your stay.

What's the maximum group size?

Not specified on their website.

How much does a 4 day trip cost?

3 nights from £155

4 nights from £455

5 nights from £595

How much does a 7 day trip cost?

7 nights from £625

What's included?

Accommodation, airport transfers, routes, bike hire, emergency assistance are offered but it is best to check their site against a specific tour for exact details. You can choose your hotel from a number they use across the island.


Strangely, there is no mention on the website to guided rides being offered.

Do they offer bespoke trips?

They offer tailor-made Mallorca cycling camps made for individuals, group and clubs

Any other notes?

No

The iconic switchbacks of Mallorca's Col de Soller cycling climb, what the best cycling holidays Mallorca are made of

The iconic switchbacks of the Col de Soller in Mallorca (photo credit: Mallorca Cycling)

Mallorca Cycling

mallorcacycling.co.uk

"For every rider"

Where do the tours start?

January/February in Palma

March onwards in Puerto Pollença

Just Mallorca or other destinations too?

Just Mallorca.

How many years have they run tours in Mallorca for?

They have been running cycling holidays in Mallorca for many years

How many fixed tour dates do they offer each year?

No fixed start dates advertised other than for a stolen goat weekend, 27-30 March 2020.


They say they offer trips from weekend getaways to 7 day trips between January and October.

What's the maximum group size?

10-15 cyclists maximum.

How much does a 4 day trip cost?

From £399 for standard package.

How much does a 7 day trip cost?

From £599 for standard package. 

What's included?

Standard package – 4* accommodation, half board, airport transfers (free for groups of 4 or more), discounted bike hire, daily guided rides.

The 7 night trip also includes evening drinks.


Do they offer bespoke trips?

Yes, bespoke plans can be made for any group.

Any other notes?

They also offer bespoke luxury cycling breaks – prices on application.

Stuart Hall Cycling Mallorca

stuarthallcycling.co.uk

Where do the tours start?

January - southern Mallorca

February to May - Puerto Pollença

April (for Mallorca 312) - Playa de Muro

September to October - Puerto Pollença

Just Mallorca or other destinations too?

They are based in Mallorca but offer tours to many different parts of Europe including Italy, France, Corsica, UK and Pyrenees.

How many years have they run tours in Mallorca for?

Stuart Hall has been riding the roads of Mallorca since 1987.

How many fixed tour dates do they offer each year?

There are fixed dates for 2020 in the form of a January training camp, Spring cycling camp, Autumn cycling camp and Mallorca 312 camp.


The offer varies a bit between the training camps. For example the January camp is just 17-25 January 2020 whereas the spring cycling camp is 13 February - 22 May and arrival and departure dates are flexible - you can do as many days as you want.


There are three groups each day on average (one group in January, 5+ in peak periods). 

What's the maximum group size?

Website states average is 10-20.

How much does a 4 day trip cost?

4 night Mallorca 312 package – from £490

How much does a 7 day trip cost?

7 day fixed dates training camps from £375-490. 


What's included?

Accommodation, half board, guided rides, return airport transfers with bike.


They reserve the right to use a shuttle service for flight arrivals and departures scheduled to arrive/depart between 10pm and 9am. If this is not possible or you would prefer a private transfer, there is an £80 per person surcharge per transfer during these hours.

Do they offer bespoke trips?

No, though note the flexibility regarding start date and the number of groups.

Any other notes?

No

View down onto cyclist from bridge on Mallorca Sa Caobra road

The infamous bends of the Sa Calobra

Mallorca Cycling Tours

mallorcacyclingtours 

"the Mallorca cycling experts"

Where do the tours start?

Puerto Pollença

Just Mallorca or other destinations too?

The only other destination they offer is Australia for the Tour Down Under. The website refers to provisional plans for weeks in Italy and France but there are currently no confirmed dates.

How many years have they run tours in Mallorca for?

They say they have over 20 years experience in organising Mallorca cycling holidays.

How many fixed tour dates do they offer each year?

In 2020 they are offering 14 tour dates from January through to November, but they are open all year round and you can go for a long weekend or as long as you like.

What's the maximum group size?

Typical group size is 6–12 but on busy weeks they may have 40-50 riders.

How much does a 4 day trip cost?

You need to contact them online to obtain a price.

How much does a 7 day trip cost?

Prices for 7 nights range from €699 to €1099 for the standard package.

What's included?

Standard package - airport transfers from Palma airport, 4* accommodation, bike storage, support vehicle (with min. group size), coaching, choice of guided rides, half board, early breakfasts, drinks and nutrition on longer rides.

Do they offer bespoke trips?

Yes for groups of 10+ which can be tailored to your requirements.


Also note that you can choose the dates and duration of your trip.

Any other notes?

Also cater for women only cycling holidays.

Glorious almond blossom with bike resting against tree

Spring in Mallorca - one of the best times to ride here

Sportive Breaks

sportivebreaks.com

Where do the tours start?

Port d’Alcudia

Just Mallorca or other destinations too?

They offer cycling breaks in a number of other countries such as France, Italy, Spain, Sicily, Slovenia and Corsica. They also offer packages to the main sportives and gran fondos in Europe

How many years have they run tours in Mallorca for?

Their website doesn’t specify this.

How many fixed tour dates do they offer each year?

Between March and May they offer a Weekender Package, 5 days/4 nights (Wednesday to Sunday) and a Week Package, 7 days/6 nights (Monday to Sunday) offering guided cycling tours in Mallorca.

What's the maximum group size?

They state that the normal group size is 12 cyclists.

How much does a 4 day trip cost?

4 nights from £399

How much does a 7 day trip cost?

6 nights from £499

What's included?

Accommodation, half board, airport transfers, daily guided rides, ride nutrition, mechanical support (not specified in detail)

Do they offer bespoke trips?

No

Any other notes?

Transfers are arranged for a specific time so check before booking your flight or be prepared to pay extra.


They also offer Mallorca 312 packages.

Sun Velo

sunvelo.com

Where do the tours start?

Playa de Muro

Just Mallorca or other destinations too?

Mainly cycling holiday tours in Mallorca but they do offer tours in Switzerland during the summer months.

How many years have they run tours in Mallorca for?

Unknown.

How many fixed tour dates do they offer each year?

Spring season 8 March - 26 May 2020

Mallorca 312 Sportive - 25 April 2020

Autumn season 5 September - 18 October 2020

Winter endurance camp February 2021 

What's the maximum group size?

Their website doesn’t specify this.

How much does a 4 day trip cost?

4 night minimum stay on holidays

How much does a 7 day trip cost?

Spring £90 - £110 per day

Autumn £105 - £119 per day

Mallorca 312 – 4 nights from £595

What's included?

Standard package in Spring season – 4*accommodation, half board (buffet style), guided rides (4 levels departing each day)


Note inclusions different for different trips.

Do they offer bespoke trips?

No but flexibility to select your arrival and departure dates

Any other notes?

4 night minimum stay on holidays.

There is a charge for airport transfers.

cyclists climbing up hairpin on mallorca 312 route

Mallorca is a fantastic choice for groups

Arrivo Cycling

arrivocycling.com

"Cycling holiday experiences"

Where do the tours start?

Puerto Pollença and Playa de Muro

Just Mallorca or other destinations too?

Cycling holidays in Mallorca and some gran fondos in Spain, Sweden and Germany.

How many years have they run tours in Mallorca for?

Their website doesn’t specify this.

How many fixed tour dates do they offer each year?

Mallorca Cycling Weekender 8-12 May 2020 and 18-22 September 2020.

What's the maximum group size?

There is no information regarding this on the website.

How much does a 4 day trip cost?

Cycling Weekender - 5 days/4 nights from €499

How much does a 7 day trip cost?

Playa de Muro Cycling Experience - 7 days from €400

Puerto Pollença Cycling Experience - 7 days from €350 


Note comments below regarding bespoke trips.

What's included?

For the two Cycling Weekender trips - 4* hotel, half board, transfers from Palma airport (with bikes), daily guided rides, mechanical support throughout (not specified in detail), bike storage (one of the trips also has a support car).

Do they offer bespoke trips?

Playa de Muro Cycling Experience and Puerto Pollença Cycling Experience are a sort of bespoke trip as you choose your own dates and services. For example the 7 day prices above do not include guiding. 4 day packages also available.

Any other notes?

They also offer Mallorca 312 accommodation and entry packages.

Our conclusion

We hope you've found this a useful overview of the kinds of Mallorca cycling holiday operators out there and the differences between them.

Some of the biggest differences we noticed between operators were:

  • where they're based
  • how many weeks of the year they're based in Mallorca
  • whether they have fixed departure dates or not
  • the level to which you can bespoke your trip
  • whether transfers are included in the price or not and
  • how transparent they are on group size.

Have you used any of these companies? We'd love to hear your experiences - comment below!

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