Majorca, like the rest of the Balearic Islands, is a great exponent of marine and terrestrial biodiversity. Its strategic location in the Mediterranean basin, united with the insularity factor and the resulting geographical isolation, has contributed an environmental and agriculture level to this situation. For nature fans, Majorca is an ideal destination due to its wide variety of scenery and its climate, with mild winters and warm summers, adequate for outdoor activities all throughout the year.
There are many offers of ecotourism routes in Majorca. Accordingly, there are up to five protected natural areas, which are rich in natural and cultural heritage. The best natural exponent of the Balearic archipelago is the National Maritime- Terrestrial Park of the Cabrera, located 10 kilometres south of Cap de Ses Salines and which can be visited in boats which leave from the Colonia Sant Jordi (Majorca). A paradise for fans of bird watching tourism and also a place full of history. Different Mediterranean towns and civilisations passed through this area, leaving their mark.
There are other alternatives to design ecotourism routes in Majorca in some of the four National Parks of the island. S’Albufera de Mallorca, located in Alcudia, is the greatest marsh in the Balearic Islands, ideal for bike rides. Las calas de Mondragó is a combination of coves and ravines in Santanyí, with a great variety of birds and flora. The Península de Llevant, is a coastal and mountainous area with numerous botanical endemisms and a rich ethnological heritage, located in the town of Artá. Finally, Sa Dragonera, formed by the island of Sa Dragonera and the small islands of Es Pantaleu and Na Mitjana, located in front of Sant Elm (Andratx). It is a continuation of Serra de Tramuntana in the sea, with a great amount of endemisms and variety of birds,