Drach Caves, also known as Cuevas del Drach are situated in the island of Mallorca, near the locality of Porto Cristo. These are four caves with depth of 25m and length of 4Km. All these caves are connected to each other . Name of these four caves are Black Cave, White Cave, Cave of Luis Salvador, and Cave of the French. There also is a lake called Martel Lake with depth between 4 to 12 meter and it is considered as one of the largest underground lakes in the world.
Drach Caves are formed of Limestone and are major tourist attraction in Mallorca or Majorca Island with various stalacite formations as the highlight of the attraction.
Highlights of Drach Caver or Cuevas del Drach
The Flag: the first thing you will see on entering.
Baths of Diana: Turquoise water like you've never seen
Roof details: They grow 1 cm. every 100 years
Small lake: Seeping water has shaped the cave
Snowcapped Mountain: An incredible formation
The Concert: The Lake Martel concert has been offered since 1935. It consists of pieces of classical music and lasts 10 minutes. The Light effects during the concert will remind you of a sunrise over the lake. The instruments used for the concert are a quartet consisting of cello, harpsichord and two violins.You can either take a boat or cross the bridge.
Boat trip: Not to be missed
Lake Martel: One of the largest underground lakes in the world
From November 1 to March 10: 10:45 h, 12:00 h, 14:00 h and 15:30 h.
From March 11 to October 31: 10:00 h, 11:00 h, 12:00 h, 14:00 h, 15:00 h, 16:00 h and 17:00 h.
Other nearby activities include
Beaches: Porto Cristo’s beach offers a pristine setup where you can just rent an umbrella for the day and relax! With water slides and restaurants around, it fits best for kids as well.
Glass Bottom Boat Cruise: Fun way to explore the sea , aquatic animals as well as corals through glass bottom of cruise boat.
Villages: Visit nearby villages and get a taste of real Mallorquín food and people
Diving: The coast of Porto Cristo is ideal for diving because of its clear waters, wildlife and caves.
Boating: There are many companies at the coast which offers different boat rental services and sailing trips. Boating and exploring go hand in hand at the east coast of Majorca.
Restaurants & Cafes: There aare restaurants surrounding the coat ,you can enjoy seafood as well as majorcan food here.
Perlas Majorica: Watch the production of organic man-made pearls at the factory
How to Reach
Transit lines that pass near Cuevas del Drach are
Bus: 412, 454
The closest stations to Cuevas del Drach are: Coves Drac is 288 meters away, 4 min walk; Ctra. Coves is 406 meters away, 6 min walk;