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Fixed Base Guided Cycling from 4-Star Viva Blue

Flexible packages and ride schedules allow you to ride with like-minded cyclists led by qualified cycling coaches including a multiple Commonwealth games cycling medalist who has been riding the Mallorcan roads for over 20 years.

  • Half board hotel
  • Mallorca —Llubí
  • Activity Type
    • With guide
    • Training camp
    • Fixed base
  • Features
    • Bar
    • Bike tools
    • Cooking facilities
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Family rooms
    • Garden
    • Hot tub
    • Indoor pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Sauna
    • Secure bike storage
    • Terrace
    • TV/DVD
    • Wifi



Cycling in Majorca with SunVelo gives you the opportunity to ride in groups of like minded people led by qualified cycling coaches and experienced group leaders under the guidance of multiple Commonwealth games cycling medalist Alastair Irvine. SunVelo group rides whether training based or more relaxed are planned, organised and structured to make the most of your cycling time. A week with SunVelo will help you add significant mileage to an existing training plan. Cycling in Majorca provides the ideal training camp destination or good times touring on the bike.

Many people ride with us in the spring and autumn who also want to escape a damp and frozen UK winter. December and January training camps provide the opportunity to ride in an organised and structured environment and gain base conditioning. In essence we will replicate what the many pro teams also do out in Mallorca using the empty roads over the winter period. The pros are out on the island for several weeks in December and January building their core and a strong base before adding tempo and speed work ahead of a racing season. Alastair adds we are staying in a hotel practically next door to Team Sky, we hope to “look” as nearly impressive although likely travelling somewhat slower!”

Single occupancy available at £59 per day, including:

  • Guided Rides
  • Highly Skilled Professional Mechanic

Optional extras

  • Hire a full carbon bike from £19 per day.
  • Private direct return transfers from £98 (please note during winter you may find car hire deals less expensive on the internet).


  • Sunday – A flat to undulating route with minor challenges. (300 to 600m of climbing)

  • Monday – An undulating challenging route with some climbs. (500 to 700m climbing)

  • Tuesday – An very undulating route with the addition of a hill challenge. (700 to 1000m of climbing)

  • Wednesday – A social relaxing recovery ride day.

  • Thursday – A challenging day of mountain and hill climbing. (1200 to 1800m of climbing)

  • Friday – A flat start before some easy gradients with a flat ride home. (400 to 700m of climbing)

  • Saturday – A mainly flat route with a few gradual gradients. (200 to 400m of climbing)



Fast paced riding developing disciplined and coordinated close group riding skills. Typically 80 mile to 100 mile plus days using all the variable terrain types and climbs Majorca offers. A structured program that builds strength and speed.

The performance group is orientated toward those riders with sporting aspirations, it is facilitated to be progressive and disciplined developing core cycling fitness at training a strong endurance base. Core conditioning is the physical objective and the benefit of Majorca’s roads ensures this core conditioning will be attained with a speed element that will raise the base riding speed of those within the group.

The group will be structured and co-ordinated to gain positive development from utilising group riding. Skill development using pace line formations, pace judgement and close formation bike handling will make these groups challenging and rewarding with emphasis on the protocol and dynamics of organised cycling.

Using the variety of Majorca’s terrain and road network the progression of the group will introduce various challenges over the duration of your stay to ensure each day is varied and demanding.

If you are a racing cyclist, time trialist, triathlete or perhaps seeking high performances at sportive events, this is the group to consider, the group will be facilitated so as everyone is inclusive and contributing, this is about team riding where everyone has a role to play, the opportunity to be part of a co-ordinated team ride, how the professionals ride, the chance for a fantastic and challenging cycling experience.


Tranquil country lanes leading to beautiful rural villages. From orange groves to vineyards and hidden valleys to mountain top monasteries. Moderate paced sportive group riding typically covering 80 to 110km per day depending on terrain and coffee/lunch stop options.

The SunVelo sportive group is the iconic group to cycle in, a degree of on bike fitness is required before you arrive in Majorca, it is physically challenging and will take on some hill climbs and descents but is primarily about the enjoyment of cycling through the countryside of Majorca.

This is the group that sits down to dinner with all the stories to tell of the places they’ve discovered and the experiences they’ve had.

The group is structured and co-ordinated to ensure efficient cycling with the objective of going to places of interest, all sharing the pace and riding as an organised and coordinated sporting group.

Moving in unison to assist each other to get to a place ensures skill development and after your stay, fitness will be developed allowing you to progress onto bigger sportive challenges.

This is discovering the unknown Majorca, unexpected locations, tranquil country roads, beautiful rural villages, scenic climbs and local cuisine. Days that include rolling roads, hill climbs, orange groves and vineyards, stunning turquoise coves to rocky headlands, Majorca has it all and its waiting for you to see it, smell it and taste it with this sportive group.

Sportive Endurance

A regulated even paced riding group for those looking to build stamina for sportive events and endurance charity rides. Coordinated group riding that is structured to develop fitness and comfort over long distances. Taking in some of Majorca’s most scenic climbs and rolling countryside.

The Sportive Endurance group is specifically designed for anyone looking to build endurance stamina in a concentrated environment with the objective of completing challenging sportives or endurance charity rides.

The pleasure from sportive or charity challenges is being able to complete them in comfort and with a fitness that allows you to enjoy the event and the social ambiance associated with such events. It’s about having the confidence in your fitness and skill to have fun on the bike.

Efficiency of cycling is fundamental and so each daily ride will be structured and co-ordinated to gain from the benefits of group riding and shared pace setting, learning the dynamics and protocols of group cycling technique.

Your stay will increase your fitness and the time cycling will increase your comfort threshold.

Skills will be developed to allow close proximity riding in a group with relaxation and comfort. The pace will be regulated and steady so as to develop core strength and permit recovery, each ride thus increasing core conditioning to give a solid foundation of fitness to allow objectives to be comfortably attained.

A social element is fundamental to this mainstream element of cycling and so routes will visit some of Majorca’s most beautiful towns for coffee and lunch whilst also incorporating the varied beautiful countryside and scenic climbs.

This is the group that focuses on the majority of cyclists involved in the sport, because cycling tends to become addictive, you either have been or you most likely will be cycling more frequently in the future, with friends or may be in a club.

The benefits gained in the SunVelo Sportive Endurance group will positively enhance all your future cycling and make objectives more attainable.


The Touring Group rides at a more relaxed pace, the wonderful views and excellent coffee stops being more important than a high average speed. We find quiet roads with breathtaking scenery, passing through beautiful Mallorcan villages, sometimes riding next to the sea, sometimes into the mountains. We have the time to really appreciate the Mallorcan countryside, to chat and get to know other riders in the group, even the time to stop and take a photograph. Our guided rides vary in length from 50 kms to 80 kms for riders who enjoy getting on their bikes and exploring parts of the island that most tourists never discover. The Touring cycling group is ideal for those that enjoy adventures and using the bike as a means to visit places of interest or if you are new to road cycling and want an introduction to spending the best part of the day on two wheels. Join us, it is always fun!


We at SunVelo are delighted to offer luxury 4-star accommodation at the magnificent twin hotels Viva Blue and Prinsotel La Dorada in Playa de Muro as our cycling bases.

The hotels are sited directly next to each other, built at the same time with the same room and overall hotel site layout.

The famous Playa de Muro beach is a 2 minute walk and the hotels are adjacent to the beautiful S’Albufera Natural Park.

It is an ideal hotel for family holidays because it offers comfortable and spacious apartments and a wide range of facilities, such as a kids’ club, bouncy castle, trampoline, water park and a pirates’ ship. In addition to a fun and extensive entertainment programme for children and adults.

The hotels have facilities which are perfectly adapted for sports lovers and particularly suitable for road cyclists, both amateurs and professionals. The Viva Cycling Centre is one of the most contemporary and best equipped centres in Mallorca, and it has an exclusive meeting room for athletes. They also boast a fully equipped gym for toning, body-building, cardio and stretching exercises.

Post work-out, we offer Spa services such as massages, sauna and jacuzzi. We also have an outdoor heated pool (adults only), which is 22 metres in length and comprises hydro massage, water spouts and a counter-current unit. Diet forms part of our commitment to sport, and we offer menus specially tailored to your needs.

Playa de Muro is situated at the north east of the island and provides arguably the best base for cycling with easy access to the varied flat, rolling and hilly terrain of Majorca.

Half board accommodation includes substantial and varied buffet breakfast and evening meal choices.


Playa de Muro is situated at the north east of the island and provides arguably the best base for cycling with easy access to the varied flat, rolling and hilly terrain of Majorca. The much in demand Playa de Muro beach is a 2 minute walk and the hotels are adjacent to the beautiful S’Albufera Natural Park.