Mallorca offers many contrasts from the
excitement of the cosmopolitan city of Palma
to the seducing, idyllic inland landscapes.
The island that has even seduced the King of
Spain, the largest of the Balearic Islands
plays a leading role in the international
tourist industry and this summer plays hosts
once again to the top men's and women's
Beach Volleyballers on the World Tour.
Last year's men's tournament established
the sport on the island, where the Brazilian
duo of Emanuel/Tande battled out a 78 minute
epic grand final over Baracetti/Conde to
capture the first ever title in Mallorca.
Now a double-gender event, the sand will
sizzle from 3-8 September with the premiere
teams on the world circuit.
year's Podium (Men)