2018-06-04 Puerto de San Miguel, Ibiza to Cala Portals, Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Spain Goodbye to Puerto de San Miguel We leave early at 7 am this morning as we decided to take a weather window and travel across to Mallorca in reasonable comfort Queen Victoria stands proudly at the entrance to Cala Binirras as we pass We continue north east up the west coast of Ibiza looking back at the morning sun glowing on the rugged coastline Approaching the northern tip of Ibiza we pass a popular bay called Cala Portinatx where we have previously anchored in a couple of times last year Punta Moscarte is a rocky headland at the northern tip of Ibiza with a striking lighthouse with diagonally black and white stripes We travel this morning with the most perfect calm conditions Five hours later travelling in a north easterly direction we see the outline of the popular holiday island of Mallorca As we near Mallorca we pass a number of large super yachts The small islet called Islote El Toro with the popular port of Adriano behind We approach the most southern tip of the western coast of the island of Mallorca The lighthouse at Punta de Cala Figuera which also starts the entrance to the large bay, Bahia de Palma, where the capital city of Mallorca is situated Entering into the large Bahia de Palma we pass the popular small bay called Cala Figuera Slightly north we enter Cala Portals (also known as Portals Vells) which was very busy with boats on anchor of all sizes when we arrived With Ric’s great manoeuvring expertise we managed to comfortably get a spot in the bay!! A cruise ship leaves Palma heading for it’s next port of call Ric had his eye on a better position in the bay once all the day trippers departed A most picturesque sheltered spot in the bay complete with ancient man made caves Looking across to the northern entrance to Cala Portals Dinner of steak and stir fried vegetables is served A few clouds started appearing during the evening and showers were forecast overnight Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.