Popular Lettings in Cala d'Or
Highlights in Cala d'Or
- Stunning coves
- Breathtaking beaches
- Luxury for your senses
- Ancient fort of Es Forti
- Amazing marina
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Holiday Rentals and Lettings in Cala d'Or
Cala d'Or has a fantastic selection of self-catering villas, many of which have swimming pools, BBQ areas and views overlooking the sea. Being a small town, the majority of these villas are located a stone’s throw from the sea. To get away from the crowds while remaining close to the beaches, look no further than the area around Punta de Sa Galera to the south of the town centre. For smaller groups who want to be in the centre of the action, there are a number of apartments right on the main beach Cala Gran.Traditional Mediterranean accommodations resort
In Cala d'Or most of the buildings have the traditional low level whitewashed Ibicencan style, often fringed with lines of pine trees. Most of the villas and apartments built in the last few decades had to follow this style, so the area has no high rise buildings, adding to its charm.
Holidays in Cala d'Or
The area and getting around
This picturesque southeastern beach resort Cala d'Or or ‘Golden Bay’ in English is a popular, family-friendly tourist area in the east of the Spanish island of Mallorca. It is situated an hour’s drive from the island’s airport in the capital Palma. The small and cozy town is built around a number of stunning coves, each of which have their own distinctive character and a beach varying in size from 20-60 meters in width. A mini train is available for visitors to travel from the centre resort to its various beaches.Pedestrianized streets for great relaxed shopping
The main shopping area is located between the Cala Gran Hotel and the main beach Cala Gran. It is a large pedestrianized area with numerous shops and boutiques that makes for great browsing. At the main entrance to the town there is a large Eroski supermarket for all your daily needs.
Travellers and activities
Despite being a small town, foody lovers are completely spoilt for choice in Cala d'Or. Try out Mediterranean, French, Japanese and even Polish cuisine at the harbour in both formal, upmarket and more casual settings. Or take a walk into the pedestrianized centre of town and sample authentic Mallorcan, Italian and Asian dishes. For local food, Rucula Restaurant is highly recommended. For opulence and a second-to-none ambiance at Port Petit Restaurant you can literally dine like royalty; it was a favourite of the former king of Spain Juan Carlos.Cala d'Or for couples
This area is a particularly popular destination for couples from Britain and Germany and France. For a memorable, romantic day, head to Plage Cala d'Or, arguably the most beautiful beach in the town, completely clean and boasting soft sand wonderfully clear water. You can also jump in from the surrounding rocks and enjoy some fantastic snorkeling. All that beach frolicking got you thirsty? There is a lovely bar right on the beach, Cala Gran Cocktail Bar, where you and your partner can enjoy a refreshing cocktail as the sun goes down!
The island of Mallorca enjoys an average of more than 300 full days of sunshine throughout the year,so don’t forget to pack your sunscreen!
Top 5 travel tips in Cala d'Or
A 15 minute walk from the town, Es Forti is a 17th century ruins of a fort. Notice boards explain its past as a lookout for the residents of Mallorca in its day. It offers a gorgeous view above the bay of Cala Egos, and with its cannons and loopholes it also makes for an exciting place for children to visit.2. Parc Natural de Mondragó’ nature reserve
This nearby nature reserve houses Cala Mondragó, considered one if not the most beautiful beach in Mallorca. There are no buildings to disrupt the natural ecosystem of the beach, and the park has a number of trails where you can enjoy relaxing walks.3. A veritable cycling heaven
The location of Cala d’Or on the coast but close to the Serra de Levante makes it an ideal destination for cyclists. Choose the relaxing coastal road that takes you past the multitude of bays in the area or opt for the more challenging inland routes that pass through the mountains.4. Take a boat trip to a hidden paradise
Some of the coves of Cala d'Or are hidden away and only accessible by sea. Several companies offer full and half-day boat trips leaving from Cala d'Or.5. Marina De Cala d'Or
A simply stunning marina, it is a rich man’s playground, home to EUR 10 million+ luxury yachts. The marina boasts a wide array of restaurants and cafes open all day and until late at night, as well as luxury and exclusive shops and boutiques.