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Martin i Soler

Operated by Balearia on the Alcudia Barcelona, Alcudia Ciutadella & Barcelona Ibiza routes

Launched in 2009, the Martin i Soler is part of the Balearia+ series meaning it's faster, much greener and more luxurious than a conventional ship. Onboard this modern ship you'll find a bar, cafeteria, self service restaurant, a choice of cabins, comfortable seating lounges, children’s play area,luggage lockers, a solarium, swimming pool, games room and a shop.

Onboard Cabins / Reserved Seating

The Martin i Soler features numerous 4 berth air conditioned en-suite cabins with 2 seat table and wardrobe, 2 double cabins adapted for passengers with reduced mobility and 4 luxury suites with 2 king size beds. All cabins are modern with a minimalistic interior design.

This ship also has a 'Neptune' Lounge which is a pre-reserved spacious seating area featuring fully reclining black leather seats and electrical sockets.

Onboard Food and Drink

The Martín i Soler has several bar and restaurant facilities including a self-service restaurant with something to suit all tastes as well as a Pizzeria. The restaurant offers a children’s menu and low-calorie options. In the summer months there is ice-cream café during the day and chill out bar in the evening.

Onboard Shopping

In the onboard shop you can buy cosmetics, perfumes, chocolates, sweets, clothing, gifts, travel essentials and more.

Additional Onboard Facilities

On the decks there are deckchairs and benches where you can relax and enjoy the crossing as well as a swimming pool with outdoor bar and several relaxation areas.

The Martín i Soler also features permanent mobile phone coverage through the SEANET network which provides international satellite coverage (calls carry a surcharge which varies depending on the operator). Wi-Fi is available for a small fee during the crossing too.

Travelling with children

Children will not get board during their crossing on the Martín i Soler. There's a dedicated play area for young children and a games room for the older children.

Accessibility

Baleària’s staff members, both on board and on land, are available to assist passengers with reduced mobility however it is advised to mention if assistance is required both when making the reservation and when checking in.

There are also lifts connecting all the passenger decks.

Please Note: Whilst we have taken great care in making our Martin i Soler guide as accurate as possible, onboard facilities, services and entertainment may vary depending on the date and time of year that you travel, facilities mentioned may change without notification and ferry companies reserve the right to operate vessels other than those mentioned at time of booking without prior notification.

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Martin i Soler Reviews

3.5
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86% of our customers recommended this ship

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  • Punctuality:3.9
  • Cleanliness:3.7
  • "Relaxing time."

    We had lovely, 2hours of sailing from Menorca to Majorca on a very clean ship.

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    Reviewed 07 July 2015 by John who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "FERRY TO ALCUDIA"

    All good, except the loading at Barcelona, which was slow and chaotic, and at Alcudia on the way back, which was slow.

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    Reviewed 29 June 2015 by Jeff who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "A great way to travel"

    We travelled overnight to Alcudia and had a cabin. The return was during the afternoon and we were very comfortable and enjoyed a good meal. The cabin was clean and very comfortable. The early call at 04:30 was not good, but necessary. Staff were helpful and friendly and the service was punctual. Definitely better than travelling by air.

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    Reviewed 18 June 2015 by Philip who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Felt like personal service"

    We were handled very nicely and quickly in a very confusing atmosphere which made it very useable. All personnel were very helpful and accommodating. Thank you

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    Reviewed 06 June 2015 by Mitchel who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Very good service but be careful"

    Lovely, efficient crossing, but on exiting the port at Barcelona, we had our tyre slashed and were robbed when we pulled into repair it. We made a police statement and apparently gangs on small motorbikes are targeting foreign number plates, when you get to traffic lights they have spikes on their shoes, slash your tyre and then alert their colleagues further up the road! Ferry service was excellent but this has put us off using this crossing again.

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    Reviewed 29 May 2015 by Anonymous who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "A nervous sailor."

    The experience of travelling with Balearia as opposed to Iscomar between Cuitadellaa and Alcudia is so much better. We had quite a rough crossing on our return journey, the ferries hadn't run the day before, but I dread to think what the Iscomar would have been like. All in all a very pleasant experience .

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    Reviewed 30 October 2014 by David who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Trip to Menorca"

    Enjoyed the trip sailing to both islands with calm seas and beutifull views of the sunshine and a faraway view of storm and litgning.

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    Reviewed 01 October 2014 by Alberto who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Excellent overnight sail."

    We travelled as foot passengers on the overnight ferry between Barcelona to Ibiza on Wednesday 10th September. Everything from check in at the port to service, help and cabin allocation on board was very efficient.Our cabin was clean and comfortable. We didn't eat on board but did use the bar and found prices very reasonable.

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    Reviewed 25 September 2014 by David who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Fly versus float"

    We were going to fly from Ibiza to Barcelona, however, we decided to save a 500 euros and take the ferry. Turned out to be a great decision. Although it took longer than a flight would have it was a great experience and was a lot of fun. I would choose the same method again.

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    Reviewed 04 September 2014 by Lucas who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "very good crossing"

    A few days ago we travelled on the Balearia Ferry. We were accommodated in the Neptune class and we were amazed by the quality of the seats. They are great, very comfortable. At the return we booked a cabin and we also were surprised that the cabin was spacious and immaculately clean. We were very pleased.

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    Reviewed 24 August 2014 by Miguel who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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    The ferry was good and there is nothing wrong in general. The only thing was that on the outbound we had to book lobby bar, because there were not other accommodation available and during the night the seats are very uncomfortable to sleep. On the return, we booked seats in the Neptuno Lounge and it was marvelous. These seats are comfortable, spacious reclinable almost completely ... Amenities in general (cafeteria, restaurant, ...) good although there were few staff and the waiting time to be served was long.

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    Reviewed 22 August 2014 by Anonymous who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Crossing Alcudia - Barcelona"

    The staff is friendly and the ferry departs and arrives on time, with some delays when leaving the ship. I recommend you that you book Neptune seats as they are very comfortable and will make the journey more enjoyable.

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    Reviewed 21 August 2014 by Anonymous who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Martin Soler"

    All services very good and a very pleasant short journey

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    Reviewed 10 August 2014 by Anonymous who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Summer2014"

    Good value for money

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    Reviewed 09 August 2014 by Rafael who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Wonderful trip to Mallorca"

    The trip went well. Especially the return which was very quick. Good service. Only, the burger on deck wasn’t tasty. It should have been left a little longer on the grill.

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    Reviewed 06 August 2014 by Henk who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Good ferry operator"

    We had a pleasant crossing with Balearia. The reclining seats were very comfortable.

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    Reviewed 04 August 2014 by Van der Hoeven W. who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Annual trip to mallorca"

    For the first time we booked to travel to Alcudia rather than to Palma from Barcelona for two reasons, the price and the journey time (6.5 hrs instead of 8 hrs) The ferry (Martin I Soler) had a lot more to offer than the other ferries we have travelled on. The outward journey was over night and we only booked a serena seat but a Neptune seat would have been a lot more comfortable, the return journey was during the afternoon. We would certainly recommend this ferry and journey. Our only comment is we dont understand why only the driver is allowed to travel on board with the car.

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    Reviewed 28 July 2014 by Terence who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "VERY GOOD"

    it was perfect , a relaxing return

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    Reviewed 14 July 2014 by Anonymous who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Great trip"

    What a gorgeous way to get to Minorca. The ferry was on time and very smooth. Easy boarding and disembarking. Plenty of space on board and great views. An enjoyable experience.

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    Reviewed 07 July 2014 by Kelvin who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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  • "Travel to Formentera"

    The double cabin very comfortable. Lack of information from the crew. The Neptuno seat, most of them don't work properly

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    Reviewed 06 July 2014 by Anonymous who travelled with Balearia on Martin i Soler

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