Calas de Mallorca holidays

Located on the stunning east coast of Majorca, Calas de Mallorca holidays boast golden sand beaches, making it a popular choice with families and couples. It’s more relaxed and peaceful than many of the busier towns on the south west coast of the island. There’s still plenty to do with a wide choice of activities, restaurants, bars, and entertainment on offer in this modern, purpose-built resort. The crystal clear water at Cala Domingos Grans beach is ideal for swimming and snorkelling. Or soak up the rays with the striking limestone cliffs at Cala S’Almonia cove as your backdrop.

Things to do

Your holiday to Calas de Mallorca can be as relaxing or active as you want. Enjoy the sunshine and a little splash in the sea at one of the beautiful sandy beaches in the area. If you’re looking for another beach, head to Cala Domingos Grans for golden sand and warm, clear waters for swimming and snorkeling. Why not try something new from the wide selection of water sports on offer in the town? You can hunt for souvenirs at the nearby Felanitx Sunday market, or take your pick from the wide variety of cuisine available, from authentic tapas or delicious paella to fast food and that family favourite, ice cream!

Great sightseeing

There’s lots of great sightseeing you can do in and around Calas de Mallorca. Hire a car for a few days and explore different parts of Majorca, whether you’re visiting attractions in the north or capital Palma de Mallorca on the south coast. From spectacular monasteries that sit on top of mountains to mysterious caves and interesting museums, there’s lots of things to keep you busy away from the beach.

Spectacular beaches

Your thoughts probably won’t be too far away from the beach on your holiday to Calas de Mallorca though, and there are some stunning ones to choose from. Sit back and soak up some golden sunshine on a secluded beach off the beaten track, or visit spots like Calo des Moro with its famous views. When you want to go swimming and snorkelling, the crystal clear waters of the Balearic Sea are waiting for you.

Relaxing nightlife

Whether you want to be active or spend your days lounging around in the sun, Calas de Mallorca won’t disappoint. Don’t miss the town’s traditional Spanish restaurants and local family-run bars, perfect for long evenings out. Pull up a chair at a seafront restaurant with views out across the water, and don’t forget to try local specialities like the croquettes and paella.

Temperature: 10-26 (°C)

Calas de Mallorca experiences a typical Mediterranean climate with sunny, warm summers and mild winters. 

 

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Calas de Mallorca is best for...

Beach lovers: Relax on the soft sand of Cala Domingos Beach. 

Amateur Divers: Make the most of the clear water with a snorkeling or diving trip to explore the Mediterranean’s rich marine life.

Family fun: Find a bar in the town with a traditional Spanish guitarist playing or enjoy drinks and karaoke until the early hours. 

Fast facts for Calas de Mallorca

Language: The language spoken is Spanish.

Currency: The currency is the Euro (€).

Local time: Calas de Mallorca is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Palma Airport. The transfer time to Calas de Mallorca is 1.5 hours.

Flight time from the UK: The Calas de Mallorca flight time is 2.5 hours.

Tourist information: Further tourist information can be found here www.seemallorca.com.

Visa / Health: Before your holiday, visit here for recommendations and advice on visas and health www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain.

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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Getting around Calas de Mallorca

By car: Hiring a car lets you explore the island to find hidden beaches or head up into the mountains in the north. You can rent a car in the town centre, or pick one up at the airport for even more choice.  

By bus: Local buses can take you to Palma, Manacor and Porto Cristo. Services are generally more frequent during the busier summer season. 

By road train: During the summer, Calas de Mallorca runs a road train service from the hotels to the beach. Check with your reception for timetable information. 

Events in Calas de Mallorca

Cultural festival: For two days in January, locals light bonfires, sing traditional songs and roast botifarrons (a local type of blood sausage, which tastes much better than it sounds!) in honour of Sant Antoni Abat, the patron saint of animals. The festivities conclude with a huge parade and blessing in front of the church in Manacor. 

Carnival: Calas de Mallorca holds an annual carnival, which starts on the Thursday before Lent. There’s a whole week of celebrations, from parades to fancy-dress parties, so be sure to pack your glad rags and join the party.

Spring festival: Nearby Manacor hosts a full programme of activities every June. From open-air concerts to sporting events, there’s lots to see and do. 

Calas de Mallorca weather

Temperature: 10-26  (°C)

Highs up to 32°C and an average of 13 hours of sunshine a day make the summer months the ideal time to hit the beach. The weather and sea temperature stays pleasantly warm right into the autumn, although the chance of rain is much higher. In the winter months it’s dryer and temperatures hover around the mid-teens, making it a very popular time for cyclists to visit. It starts to warm up from mid-spring, with temperatures hitting the high teens by the end of the season.

 

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