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The Mallorca Escape - October 2024

The Mallorca Escape - October 2024

 

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ESCAPE DATES : OCTOBER 13TH TO 19TH 2024

The Mallorca Escape - Supported by Basso

If the idea of escaping the cold winter to a warm and sunny climate to ride bikes, drink coffee and climb epic mountains sounds like your thing, then the BoC Mallorca Escape is for you. 

Cycling Paradise

The small island of Mallorca is a firm favorite among amateur and pro cyclists for many reasons. The roads, the climbs, the weather, the cafes, bars and restaurants, the chance to see and ride with pros year round... And that's without mentioning Sa Calobra, one of the most fun climbs, and descents, in all of Europe.

The BoC Mallorca Escape is your chance to ride the very best of Mallorca, supported by the Band of Climbers team. Together we'll climb every epic ascent, but also discover some hidden roads, climbs and towns you may never have discovered solo.

Fuelled and Ready

The October BoC Mallorca Escape is based at one of Mallorca's most loved cycling hotels, the 4-Star Cabot Pollensa Park Spa. Your stay on the Escape includes full use of the hotel's swimming pool, gym, spa, and of course, breakfasts and dinners each evening.

With support from our nutrition partners OTE sports, your place on the Escape also includes all the energy bars and gels you need to get you over Mallorca's greatest climbs.

Escape Itinerary

The itinerary of the trip is as follows (although it is subject to change based on weather conditions)

Day 1 : Arrival + La Victoria

Distance : 65km : Elevation 350m.

Day 2 :  Coll de Femenia, Coll d'Orient, Coll de Soller, Puig Major

Distance : 144km : Elevation 2800m

Day 3 : Coll de Femenia & Sa Calobra

Distance : 120km : Elevation 2000m. 

Day 4 : Cap de Formentor + Sineu Velodrome (Rest Day)

Distance : 126km : Elevation 1450m

Day 5 :  Andratx to Port de Pollenca - Point to Point Queen Stage

Distance : 127km : Elevation 2900m

Day 6 : Coll de sa Batalla, Coll de Soller & Coll d'Orient

Distance : 140km: Elevation 2500m.

Day 7 : Departure Day 

There is no ride planned for departure day. Any flights from Palma Airport should booked after 9am in order to join our scheduled transfer to the airport. 

This Escape is limited to just 12 riders

What is Included?

  • 6 night stay in a shared twin room in the 4 Star Cabot Pollensa Park Spa in Port de Pollenca complete with Swimming pool, Gym, Bike Storage and Tools, and more....
  • Daily cooked breakfasts and evening dinners
  • Daily supported rides by the Band of Climbers rider team
  • Transfer to Port de Andratx 
  • Energy gels and bars from OTE Sports
  • Airport transfers to and from Palma Airport
  • 1 x Exclusive Band of Climbers 2024 Escapes Jersey

What is not included?

  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Spare parts or equipment
  • Medical Cover
  • Bike hire
  • Coffee or cafe-bought snacks/lunch during rides
  • Drinks over dinner
  • Additional nights accommodation if arriving early or departing late

 

Please note all guests will be required to sign an entry waiver in order to take part in a Band of Climbers Escape. The waiver will be sent to you after your place on the Escape is confirmed. 

Escape Costs

Total cost for the Escape based on a shared twin room is £1250.00 per person. £200 non-refundable deposit is payable upon booking your place, with the balance of £1050 to be paid 14 weeks before the Escape begins.

A single room is available with a supplement of £300. Please note single room occupancy must be booked with the deposit upon booking your place. We can't guarantee a single room will be available closer to the Escape.

All prices include VAT and taxes where applicable. For any questions about the trip, please email us at hello@bandofclimbers.com.

Basso Bike Rental

Basso Bike rental is available. We can offer Basso Astra or Basso Diamante bikes, with Ultegra Di2 and wide-range cassettes for the mountains. A Basso Astra with Insurance is €260 for the duration of the Escape. 

Recommended Flight Info 

Arrivals : Please fly into Palma de Mallorca Airport BEFORE 11:00am on Sunday 13th October 2024, in order to join our scheduled transfer for our riders at circa 11:30am. If you cannot find a flight that lands before 11:00am. We suggest flying in a day early, on the 12th, and staying in an airport hotel overnight (not included).

Departures : Please book a return flight AFTER 09.00am from Palma de Mallorca Airport on Saturday 19th October to your chosen destination. Our scheduled transfer is based on the earliest flight time of all guests. But your flight should not be before 09:00am due to the transfer time to the airport. Any flights booked before 09.00am will require a private transfer at an additional cost of £150. 

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