Temperature: 9-25 (°C)
Cala Bona starts to warm up in early spring, with the mercury hovering in the high teens (17-19°C) by the end of the season. The summer months, between June and September, are hot and dry, with highs of 30°C providing the perfect conditions for swimming in the sea. Warm weather in the low 20s make October and November great months to enjoy a Cala Bona holiday, if you want to avoid the crowds. Winters in Cala Bona are mild and quiet.
Beach lovers: Find your favourite sunny spot on Cala Bona’s beautiful, sandy beach and simply lay back and relax!
Families: Treat the kids to a fun day out at Safari Zoo.
Relaxation seekers: Soak up the stunning sea views as you linger over a meal at a harbour restaurant.
More about Cala Bona
Language: While the main language spoken in Cala Bona is Spanish, most of the locals speak good English.
Fly to: Palma Airport. The transfer time to Cala Bona is 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Currency: The currency used is the Euro (€).
Flight time from the UK: The Cala Bona flight time is 2.5 hours.
Local time: Cala Bona is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time.
Tourist information: Further Cala Bona tourist information can be found here.
Visa and health: Before your holiday, visit here for recommendations and advice on visas and health.
Balearics Sustainable Tourism Tax: You’ll need to pay a Sustainable Tourism Tax which has been introduced by the Balearic Government to help with environmental and tourism improvements. The charge is between €1-4 per person per night, plus 10% VAT, subject to change, and varies based on the official star rating of your accommodation. Children under 16 won’t have to pay and guests staying for more than nine nights will receive a reduction. For further information please click here.
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By car: Hiring a car is the best way to get around if you’re planning on exploring beyond the resort. The roads in Majorca are generally good and the airport has a choice of international car-hire companies, offering competitive prices.
By bike: Cycling is a popular way to explore this compact resort. Cala Bona’s waterfront promenade has a great cycle path that extends up as far as neighbouring Cala Millor.
By bus: Catch the local bus for easy transport to Cala Millor, Palma and other neighbouring towns.
The Fiesta of Sant Antoni is one of the liveliest public holidays Cala Bona has to offer. Take your holiday to Cala Bona around 17 January and you can expect two days of spectacular celebrations. Join the fun as locals roast botifarrons (blood sausages), sing traditional songs, and gather on the streets for a spectacular parade. The party goes on well into the night, so get your dancing shoes on!
Carnival: Find the sparkliest piece of clothing in your suitcase and head out onto the streets of Cala Bona for the annual carnival. Held for one week in February, this event is the biggest outdoor party of the year.
Easter: Horns and drums ring out on the streets of Cala Bona to mark the start of the Easter celebrations. While it’s still very much a religious festival, it’s got that dynamic energy and sense of fun that Majorcan celebrations are famous for! Festivities continue for the rest of the week with parades and processions.