Cala d’Or, is a beautiful holiday resort situated on the south eastern coast of Majorca, in the Municipality of Santanyi, about 64 km. from the capital Palma de Mallorca and 60 km. from Palma de Mallorca Airport.
Cala d’Or has a great location covering more than 4 km. of beautiful small coves and creeks. The resort welcomes thousands of tourist every year with its fine sandy beaches and crystal clear waters.
Cala d’Or has all the necessary tourist services. There are variety of nice hotels and apartments to choose from. There also nice restaurants, bars, shops and leisure activities at the beach promenade of Cala d’Or.
Things to Do & See
Holidaymakers may walk along the Cala d’Or town centre and Cala d’Or Marina enjoy the lively atmosphere and Mallorcan countryside. Top things to do and see in Cala d’Or include;
- A great day out at the Cala d’Or beaches,
- do water sports, cycling,
- attending to boat trips and sailing via Vita Bel yacht,
- a visit to the the marina at Cala Llonga,
- a visit to Portocolom and Santanyí,
- a visit to Jumaica Tropical Park on Portocolom-Porto Cristo road and Safari Zoo in sa Coma,
- a visit to the Caves of Hams and Caves of Drach located near Porto Cristo.
Fiesta of la Mare de Déu del Mar (Our Lady of the Sea), the local fiesta of Cala d’Or that is held around every 15th of August and Cala d’Or International Jazz Festival that is held during every July is also a great entertainment activity for the festival and music lovers.
As for beaches in Cala d’Or, the Cala d’Or beach is a beautiful sandy beach (40 x 100m.) but a small one. Crowded mostly. Many holidaymakers prefer taking bus and go to Es Trenc beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Majorca, about 36 km. from Cala d’or. Other beaches nearby Cala d’Or from south to north are the small beaches of Cala Gran beach (40 x 100 m.), Cala Esmeralda beach (25 x 25 m.), Cala Ferrera beach (100 x 60 m.) and Cala Serena beach (20 x 20 m.).
As for shopping in Cala d’Or, Cala Gran Hotel and beach area and Cala Egos has a some nice shops. There is a also a large supermarket along Cala d’Or.
As for nightlife in Cala d’Or, holidaymakers may find variety of nice bars in Cala d’Or town centre. Most of the night time entertainment takes place at the Cala d’Or hotels.
Cala d’Or beach
Cala d’Or beach is a beautiful sandy beach (40 x 100m.) but a small one. Crowded mostly.
Vita Bel Yacht Charter
Holidaymakers may attend to Vita Bel’s Yacht Charter and ejoy daily sailing tours or dinner cruises along the beautiful coves along Cala d’Or.
Address: Marina Cala d’Or, Majorca, Spain
Tel: +34 649 18 95 95 ; Web : www.vita-bel.com
Portocolom 11 km. from Cala d’Or
In Portocolom you may explore and enjoy the inlet with its docks, houses and period villas.
Cala Santanyí (es Pontàs) 13 km. from Cala d’Or
From Portocolom, heading to Santanyí, you may drive through the typical hamlets of S’Horta, Calonge and s’Alqueria Blanca.
Jumaica Tropical Park in s’Espinagar, 15 km. from Cala d’Or
Jumaica is a lovely tropical park with a banana field in the Can Pep Noguera complex. Here kids may experience and enjoy many birds and small animals.
Address: Ctra. Ma-4014 (Portocolom-Porto Cristo), buzón 77; km 4,5, 07689 s’Espinagar – Manacor, Majorca, Spain
Tel: +34 971 833 355 ; Web : www.jumaica.com
Drach Caves – in Porto Cristo, 27 km. from Cala d’Or
Drach Caves (Coves del Drach) are popular for their illumination and the Martel lake which is one of the largest underground lakes in the world. Music concerts on the lake and the possibility of crossing it by boat.
Address: Ctra. de les Coves, s/n, 07680 Porto Cristo · Manacor, Majorca, Spain
Access: Bus L412
Tel: +34 971 820 753 ; Web : www.cuevasdeldrach.com
Hams Caves– in Porto Cristo, 27 km. from Cala d’Or
Hams Caves (Coves del Hams) are popular for their peculiar tree-shaped formations (hook chamber). There are also small Prehistoric crustaceans in the interior lake.
Address: Ctra. Ma-4020 (Manacor-Porto Cristo), km 11 · 07680 Porto Cristo – Manacor, Majorca, Spain
Tel: +34 971 820 988 ; Web : www.cuevas-hams.com
Pedalling through the island’s wonderful landscapes, paths, almond groves, orchards and charming villages is a great attraction in Majorca.
Hiking and Nordic Walking
Hiking and Nordic walking is also another popular outdoor activities in Majorca for nature lovers. Majorca offers great natural beauties, mountains and more… The surrounding areas of Majorca is excellent for nature lovers. Holidaymakers may do Nordic walking along the mountain and one coastline routes of Majorca.
Palma de Mallorca – 64 km. from Cala d’Or
Palma de Mallorca is the capital city of Majorca. A great day out in Palma de Mallorca is a great attraction. Holidaymakers may explore Palma de Mallorca by city sightseeing buses. There are many beautiful and historical places to see in Palma de Mallorca that include; the Bellver Castle, sa Llotja (old commercial exchange), the La Almudaina Royal Palace (the old Citadel) and the La Seu Cathedral.