Why should a superyacht choose Mallorca?

Mallorca, an all-time destination for those who are looking for warm sun, stunning beaches, a well communicated city centre and amazing gastronomy. Its capital, Palma de Mallorca, has been rated several times as one of the best cities in the world to live, and one of the most popular superyacht destinations in Europe all year round.

Mallorca has a unique reputation in the yachting industry thanks to the wide offer of services addressed to yachts, comfortable marinas, luxury, and top brand products in an enclave of great beauty and heritage value, making it a perfect destination for both yacht crew and guests.


Palma is the capital city of the island. The capital city of the Balearic Islands is located in the Bay of Palma, on the south coast of Mallorca.  Lively, trendy, and buzzing Palma city will draw your attention.

Visit one of the wonders of Palma, the Bellver Castle the only round gothic style castle in Europe, dated from the XIV century and offering some spectacular views of the city and the Bay of Palma de Mallorca.

Next stop is a visit to the Cathedral, La Seu a jewel of the Mediterranean gothic era. Witness the magisterial work of Gaudi and the largest Rosetta window of the gothic style in the world. S’Hort del Rei gardens are the main gardens of Palma right next to the Cathedral.

Walk through the historical old centre of Palma, discovering the city’s many styles of architecture from private mansions, old palaces, courtyards, the Jewish Old Quarter, the town hall located at Plaça de Cort to the mayoral residence and modernist buildings.

Also optional is a stop to taste the typical Mallorcan ensaimada in one of the city´s oldest bakeries, served with either warm chocolate sauce or almond ice cream, depending on the time of the year. You can also continue to tantalize your taste buds with other Mallorcan products such as olive oil, almond liqueur, cheeses, wines, sobrasada sausages, jams, etc. Or you perhaps can also choose to finish the day with gastronomic tapas and assorted wines.


Port Adriano

Port Adriano is a marina for boats up to 100 metres long in the South-west of Mallorca, Balearic Islands.

Designed by Philippe Starck, there is no doubt that this is the most modern and best equipped marina in the Mediterranean. Its innovative concept is expressed not only in the marina’s aesthetics, but in an authentic improvement in comfort for users: berths and shopping area with parking places in the shade, absence of traffic in front of the boats and shops, concealed cabling, 24m2 of storage space in front of the berths, terraces in the sun and shade, an esplanade for events, etc.

The marina features stores with prestigious international brands for nautical goods, boatyards, and luxury boat brokers.  Well-known top-quality fashion brands are there, too. In addition, Port Adriano has an excellent range of international ‘cuisines’.

With continuous events throughout the year, with concerts and cultural activities, it is the liveliest port in Mallorca and an essential part of the island’s leisure offer.

Puerto Portals

In the middle of the bay of Palma de Mallorca, Puerto Portals opens to the sea as the most glamorous nautical and leisure complex in the Mediterranean.

Located just 10 km from the centre of Palma and 16 km from the airport, the marina has 650 berths from 8 to 60 meters in length and an exclusive shopping area with a wide variety of quality complementary services: restaurants, bars, boutiques, nautical companies, jewellery shops and perfumeries, among other services.

Club de Mar Mallorca

Club de Mar Mallorca has 575 moorings and can accommodate boats from 8 meters to 135 meters in length, with a waiting dock for boats up to 350 meters.

The club has a comprehensive commercial and service area ranging from boutiques, restaurants as well as a chandlery and mechanical workshop. As complementary services, it has a meeting room, games, bars, swimming pool, children’s club, and everything you need to make your stay more pleasant and comfortable.

The main advantage of Club de Mar Mallorca is its location: situated on the seafront of Palma de Mallorca, capital of the Balearic Islands. Its position close to the city centre and shopping centre makes it unique among the yacht clubs and marinas of the island.

Marina Port de Mallorca

A welcoming marina the whole year-round Marina Port de Mallorca, has been a leading port in the Mediterranean right from the beginning, thanks to its team who are whole heartedly focused on working towards the quality and excellence of its facilities, that are both state-of-the-art and sustainable.

Its prime location in the heart of the Seafront Promenade in Palma de Mallorca makes it a unique marina in the Balearics and a port with moorings for boats up to 50m in length for all 365 days of the year, brimming with life in the centre of one of the most special and popular cities in Europe.

But its real value is being both one of the most welcoming yet also private marinas at the same time – thanks to its excellent security and absolute discretion, where clients and the marina team can become great colleagues and friends.

The marina awaits you with great enthusiasm and with open arms.


The Evolution team in Mallorca is led by Xisco Notario. His in-depth knowledge of the area allows him to advise expertly on cruising itineraries, berth opportunities, VIP entertainment and navigational laws across Mallorca. Whether you have guests on board or are spending time in a yard, Xisco and his team are available 24/7 to provide the necessary and bespoke solutions as well as peace of mind for your entire visit to Mallorca.

The Palma Evolution office is located in the Paseo Maritimo, next to the marinas, and the team is looking forward to welcoming you to Mallorca. They are a one-step solution to all your inquiries always with a personal, attentive, and friendly manner.

If you are interested in cruising Mallorca and the Balearics this season do not hesitate to get in touch with them at palma@evolutionagents.com

Why should a superyacht choose Costa Brava?

The Costa Brava (Rugged Coast) is the northern Catalan coast stretching between France and the region known as Catalunya Nord (Northern Catalonia), earning its name due to the large, unusual rock formations and its wild landscape, both picturesque and captivating.

This region is considered a transit area between the south of France and Barcelona, and Port Vendres, on the French side, provides the perfect pick-up or drop-off point for guests who wish to head to Barcelona or the Balearics.

It is an exclusive and unknown area offering many natural hideouts and protected anchorages from where you can explore hidden, unspoiled areas, many of which only have access from the sea.


The Costa Brava offers an array of possibilities for visitors attracted by the climate, cuisine, natural environment and leisure activities in the area, as well as the hospitality of its people.

The Costa Brava has much to offer its visitors – you can visit eight spectacular natural parks (such as Natural Park of Cape Creus), enjoy exquisite Michelin-star rated cuisine that combines tradition and innovation (El Celler de Can Roca, for example), discover the region’s rich cultural heritage through Greco-Roman ruins, breathtaking villages (such as Port Vendres, Cadaqués, Roses, l’Estartit, Palamós, Calella de Palafrugell, Sant Felíu de Guixols, Tossa de Mar or Pals) and the work of Salvador Dalí. Enjoy an extensive range of memory-making activities that include hot air balloon rides, skiing, golf, water sports, and simply unwinding at one of the region’s many spas.

It is an extraordinary place that invites you to experience all its charm and character to the fullest with first-rate premium experiences and the most exclusive services.


Club Nàutic Feliu de Guíxols

This is a beautiful port, very well placed in Costa Brava to provide shelter during the local Tramuntana winds or uncomfortable seas, with 430 berths for yachts up to 80m. The marina is located right on the edge of the the charming little town of Sant Feliu de Guíxols rich in charming restaurants, shops and hotels.

The marina offers many attractions and facilities: water sports, sailing school and a wide gastronomic range at its first-class restaurant. Close by you can also find a wide variety of anchorage options, for day of watersports or just to enjoy the beautiful views of the coastline.


The Port of Palamós is a unique port located in the important fishing and trading town of Palamós, located in the central zone of the Costa Brava in a natural bay and enjoying an excellent climate.

The port of Palamós is in one of the deepest bays of the western Mediterranean, sheltered from the strong north winds and safe for all types of vessels. It can accommodate vessels up to 150 meters and is a perfect base for exploring the areas of Girona and Emporda.

Port Roses

Port Roses lies on the eastern side of the stunning bay of Roses, at the start of Cap de Creus and just perched on the edge of the town centre, it provides welcome protection from the often-strong winds in this area.  The private marina can offer berths up to 40m and the commercial dock can welcome vessels up to 150m.  The bay also offers a perfect anchorage spot for all sizes.


What truly puts the Costa Brava on the map as a desirable cruising destination are the many protected bays nestled into the convergence of coastal cliffs creating the perfect shelter for anchoring with dramatic views and calm clear waters.

Cala Tamariu. Cala Fornell-Aiguablava. Cala de Montjoi. Puerto de Cadaques. Cala de Port Lligat are just some of our favourites with crystalline waters and plenty flora and fauna to attract divers and snorkelers.


For all Costa Brava based vessels, Kerry Allerton and her team will be your main contact to oversee a smooth and successful visit. They are available 24/7 to provide the necessary and bespoke solutions as well as peace of mind.

The Evolution team in the Costa Brava offers a worry free and rapid procedure if entering the French territorial waters via the France – Spain Mediterranean border, processing and delivering the required SAD clearance, issued by the Port Vendres Customs Authority. Evolution can facilitate vessel clearance into French waters in Port Vendres.

If you are interested in finding out more on any of the above information and more, please contact costabrava@evolutionagents.com

Why should a superyacht choose Barcelona?

Barcelona city is Spain’s major Mediterranean port and commercial center, globally known for its unique lifestyle and physical beauty.

Located in the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula and bathed by the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is a city very well connected by land, sea and air. The Pyrenees mountains, the dramatic coastline of the Costa Brava, vineyards and beautiful Catalan hills are all within a few hours drive and its international airport provides a quick connection with all the major capital cities of the world.


Thanks to its privileged location, Barcelona enjoys a warm and pleasant climate throughout the year, meaning a multitude of cultural and recreational activities are available for outdoor lovers.

Some of the main tourist attractions of the city are the impressive architectural jewels of modernism designed by Antoni Gaudí, such as Sagrada Familia or Park Güell. You must not forget to visit the emblematic districts of El Gótico (where you can visit the Gothic Cathedral), Montjuic (with the Spanish Village and the Montjuic Fountain) or the Picasso Museum.

Another of its great attractions is not only the richness and variety of Catalan gastronomy but its world-class standing in terms of high quality and Michelin-starred restaurants. For those looking for international flavor and creativity, there are 22 Michelin starred restaurants to choose from. 

Not forgetting also that the primary cava production area lay less than an hour away as well as the red wine havens of Priorat and Emporda, offering a wonderful day out for tastings, tours and lunches.


Barcelona’s main marinas are located only 20 minutes by road from the international airport and a few minutes from the city center.

Marina Port Vell

Marina Port Vell is the most elegant destination for superyachts, perfectly positioned in the heart of Barcelona, a few minutes walk from the city center and the beach and 25 minutes from main airpot in Barcelona. Originally built for the 1992 Olympic Games, the marina completed its transformation into a luxury facility a few years ago and now offers 151 berth for yachts up to 190 meters with a crew gym, crew social area, parking, storage and high security.

Thanks to its location, luxury facilities and professional services, Marina Port Vell guarantees a perfect and complete experience for both crew and guests.

Marina Vela Barcelona

Marina Vela Barcelona has 130 berths available for vessels from 12 to 90 meters. This new marina is located at the entry of the port and it is mainly focused to 45-50mts vessels. W Hotel and MB92 shipyard are 2 minutes away and the center town 7 minutes by taxi ride.

Offering parking, good storage facilities (40m2 spaces), tender dry-docking as well as restaurants and exclusive office spaces for yacht services within the newly renovated complex, this marina is a very welcome newcomer to the Barcelona superyacht scene.

If there is something that stands out about this marina, it is its accessibility and privacy. The innovative facilities and excellent services tucked away from the beating heart of the city, yet still within reach, makes Marina Vela Barcelona a smart choice for captains and Owners.

Port Fòrum

Port Fòrum lay a little further north of the city at only 15 minutes by car and public transport and offers within its facilities more than 200 berths from 10 to 80 meters in length, distributed over 7 pontoons.

Located closed to the modern Diagonal Mar neighborhood, you can find shops, parks, restaurants, major hotels and various sports, leisure and commercial activities close by without needing to head to the city center, turning it one of the quietest ports in Barcelona. The marina also offers tender storage and maintenance and contractor services within its grounds.


Thanks to more tan 10 years of experience, our local knowledge and a Good relationship with the local authorities,the Evolution team in Barcelona offers comprehensive and complete service that guarantee an exceptional and stress-free stay in the city and surroundings.

Our Provisions & Interior department, led by Colin and Mónica, partner with the best suppliers near and far to guarantee top quality products, custom prepare adn packaged and delivered at your convenience.

Clara manages our Customs & Logistics team to provide the expertise needed in this difficult sector, from transportation of tenders and high value owner ítems to every day shipping and Storage solutions.

Dani, Mila and Ignaci run our Contractors & Spares team, offering in-depth knowledge of technical and mechanical systems and spare parts onboard and can recommend the best local skilled support to achieve your projects.

For all your crew and Concierge support such as itineraries, port clearance, reservations, medical, immigration, accommodation, transport services and much more Kerry and Sonia are available 24/7 to provide the necessary solutions as well as peace of mind.

In order to guarantee these services and many more, the team is available 24/7 by email and you can find us during office hours strategically positioned between MB92 and Marina Port Vell at Passeig Joan de Borbó, 80-84, Local L, 08003, Barcelona.

If you are interested in finding out more on any of the above information and more, please contact us at barcelona@evolutionagents.com.

Why should a superyacht choose Valencia?

Valencia, one of the most dynamic cities in Spain, is a recommended visit when in Mediterranean waters.

The city is perfectly connected, with most of its gastronomic offer, cultural sites and international airport located only 20min from the main marinas, making it a perfect destination for both yacht crew and guests.


Valencia, the third largest city in Spain, offers a great variety of cultural treasures, world-class restaurants, stunning beaches and plenty of entertainment.

The historic center of this Mediterranean metropolis will take your breath away, with buildings such as the Central Market, one of the most beautiful markets in Europe, and the Torres de Serrano where you can take in a panoramic view of the city. Another must-see is the City of Arts and Sciences, the world-famous cultural leisure complex designed by the renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.

In addition, Valencia is best known for being the birthplace of delicious Paella and tasty Valencian horchata – a popular drink made of chufas, which are tiger nuts. Make sure you don’t leave the city without enjoying both things by the beach!


Valencia’s main marinas are located only 20 minutes by road from the international airport, city center and all gastronomic, sports, cultural and historical offerings, making this city a perfect yacht destination for both crew and guests.

Due to its strategic location, many yachts decide to choose Valencia as a winter base or standby port prior to departing for other destinations such as Palma, Ibiza or Gibraltar. This is usually a very cost-efficient option considering the city’s competitive berthing rates and low utility fees in comparison to other European Ports.

Valencia Mar

This marina is in a quiet, private and well-protected area of the city’s main port, offering round the clock access and security. It offers 18 berths for yachts over 60m and up to 120m.

All superyacht berths here are either on floating pontoons or fixed concrete, providing a lot of ease and safety in the berthing maneuvers.

Valencia Mar is located in a privileged environment, near the Natural Park of El Saler, a few meters away from the beach, 10 minutes from the city and 20 minutes from the International Airport of Manises. They offer a very wide range of activities for the crew’s interest, such as paddle surf, scuba diving and even summer concerts with a view at their cozy terrace, called “La Barraquita”.

La Marina de València

Located next to the promenade of the Cabañal Beach, La Marina de València has become an emerging socio-cultural highlight in the city. Culture coexists with sports, tourism and gastronomy, in a waterfront complex that is already established as a district of innovation.

Among other facilities, this marina offers two docks: The Outer Dock and The Inner Dock, with more than 900 moorings and first-class facilities, able to accommodate yachts from 8 to 150 m.

Varadero Valencia Shipyard

Varadero Valencia is conveniently located in the Real Club Nautico de Valencia, just 15 minutes from the high-speed train station (AVE) and the international airport, and only 5 km away from the city center by public transportation or bicycle. This shipyard offers a team of highly qualified specialists and a comprehensive range of services for the repair and maintenance of yachts, in a facility of 28,000m² outdoors and a 400m² covered warehouse with room for yachts up to 45m.

All in all, Valencia is the perfect combination of the traditional and modern side of Spain, offering everything a yacht could need for its crew and guests on board.


Evolution’s office in Valencia is led by Cristina, Valencian native who has previously worked as a purser on board superyachts. She is an expert in all the current yachting and COVID-related regulations affecting this area and not only provides assistance in Valencia, but also in Alicante and Denia.

She knows the region inside out, and over the years has managed to build a wide and solid network of contacts making sure you’re in the best hands when visiting this area in the Mediterranean coast.

Evolution can also open and manage TPAs in the Valencia area and guide crew, management and contractors through the whole process so that yachts can benefit from this tax regime exempt of VAT charges on repairs and maintenance.

If you are interested in finding out more on any of the above information and more, please contact Cristina at valencia@evolutionagents.com.

Giving back for Christmas: Ocean-friendly gestures

Why not take advantage of the Christmas Spirit and consider implementing new habits in your routine as a way to give back to the ocean? After all, we must thank the sea for keeping us alive, safe, paid and fed, hence it seems only fair that it benefits from the season of goodwill as well.

Here are a few effortless lifestyle choices that can help protect and restore our oceans for future generations:


Say no to single use plastics such as straws, plastic cutlery, coffee cups, water bottles, plastic bags, balloons, plastic-wrapped produce, and take-out food containers. These often end up in the marine environment and never go away!

Glass, silicone, or stainless-steel containers are a good alternative to plastic and much more sustainable, as these can be re-used many times.


There are many products in the market directly linked to causing harm to endangered marine species, as well as supporting unsustainable fishing methods and pollution.

For instance, cosmetic products containing shark squalene, as well as jewelry made of coral should be avoided at all costs, as these imply a threat to important marine species and ecosystems.


Though this might seem odd, chewing gum is actually made of a synthetic rubber that’s plastic, and it’s classified as the world’s second most common form of litter after cigarette butts.

Conventional gum is not biodegradable; therefore, many fish end up consuming littered gum involuntarily, which accumulates toxins overtime. These are then reintroduced into the food chain when we eat the fish.


Selecting the right cleaning products can be a tricky matter, as companies are allowed to stick the words biodegradable, natural and green on pretty much anything.

Here’s a tip that can help: Look for Phosphates on the label.

One might think phosphates are good because they help support and grow algae, but too much of it causes algae to grow too fast and the ecosystem cannot handle it, causing marine life to go out of balance and leading to species decline.

Evolution can supply organic and environmentally cleaning products and we are also able to source more ocean-friendly products.


All life on Earth is connected to the ocean and its inhabitants. The more you learn about its issues, the more you’ll realize that it is time to make a change in your lifestyle in order to help preserve the ocean. Make sure you share that knowledge to educate and inspire others to pitch in.

Saving the oceans might feel like an overwhelming task, but if we all pitch in, every little gesture can make a huge positive impact.