/ NEW ARTICLE: Deep Water Soloing Guide to Mallorca
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Under 'When to go' it's worth making the point that in July/August the sun is v high in the sky and therefore doesn't get into the back of some of the caves to dry them. Condensation can be a problem (as well as it being very hot!)
Good point Tom, I've added that, cheers.
2 wee questions for experienced Mallorca pros: is there really no camping? Anyone know? We are going in 2 weeks (for 10 days) and would love some advice on nice and also cheap places to stay. Tried airbnb apartments but it's not super cheap unless there's a few sharing.
Also are scooters cheap and easy to hire for getting around.
Not sure about scooters but there's plenty of camping. There's a big campsite at the Monnastery at Lluc, which admittedly isn't very close to the main deep water soloing venues but is close to a lot of good sport crags in the mountains. When I stayed there in 2008 it was free but I think its 5 euros a night now.
There is also Hipocampo, which is very close to Cala Barques in a place called Calas de Mallorca
The website says its great for climbers and deep water soloing.
To say there are no campsites on the island is absolute nonsense.
Cheers, camping it is!
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