The Caves of Drach are located on the east coast of Mallorca, specifically in the town of Porto Cristo, these caves are one of the Island’s main tourist attractions, and are, without doubt, some of the most remarkable ones on the island, as they have a horizontal extension of about 1,200 metres and a maximum depth of 25 m. below ground level,
The classic tourist attraction Caves of Drach – or Coves del Drac – is a crowd pleaser for many reasons, not least of which is that these 4 fantastic caves form a truly remarkable hydrogeological formation. An enormous underground expanse of undulating sandstone and semiprecious agates creates an imaginarium of weird formations, against which delicate bouquets of stalactites and stalamites glisten. This exquisite ornamentation frames Europe’s largest underground sea, 177m(581 feet)-long Lake Martel.
As if all this weren’t enough to tempt the tour buses, expert illuminator Carlos Buigas mounted a multicolored light show spectacular that puts Ibiza’s wildest clubs to shame, while boats filled with classical musicians perform Chopin, Martini, and more in an acoustic shell unlike any other in the world. One can only hope that they will not wake the Drac de Mallorca, the Dragon of Majorica, who disappeared sometime during the Dark Ages, though no one is quite sure to where