Calas De Mallorca Holidays
A small, family-friendly resort on the east coast of Majorca, Calas de Mallorca is popular with families and couples looking for a peaceful Spanish escape. The beaches are the town’s main drawcard. And there are several to choose from. Head to Cala Domingos Grans for golden sand and warm, clear waters for swimming and snorkeling. Or soak up the rays against a picture-perfect landscape of limestone cliffs at Cala S’Almonia cove. In the evenings, the town centre is the hub for food and entertainment. Be sure to taste a traditional paella before you leave your holiday in Calas de Mallorca.
Temperature: 10-26 (°C) °C
Calas de Mallorca experiences a typical Mediterranean climate with long, warm summers and mild winters.
Flight time from UK:
Approximately 2 hours
Calas De Mallorca, Majorca
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Relaxation is is top of the agenda at this family-friendly resort in Majorca. Beach enthusiasts have a choice of several sandy strips to soak up the sun, while water lovers can enjoy the usual selection of water sports and activities. For your culture fix, go for tapas at one of the smaller, more authentic restaurants. And don’t forget to check out the local treasures on offer at the Felanitx Sunday market.
With a range of long sandy strips to choose from, beach lovers will be spoilt for choice in Calas de Mallorca. Calas Domingos is the largest of the beaches and is very popular with locals and families. Sunbeds are reasonably priced and there is a range of water sports available. For more peaceful tanning, Cala S’Almonia cove offers picture-perfect limestone cliffs, clear, turquoise waters and a variety of charming beachside shops and restaurants. Buy an ice cream from the kiosk and watch the world go by from your favourite sandy spot. Cala Antena and Cala Domingos Petit are other popular beaches in Calas de Mallorca.
From traditional Spanish joints to family-friendly restaurants, there are plenty of places in Calas de Mallorca to eat. Don’t leave before you taste the food at a local tapas bar. There are plenty in the town centre to choose from. For dinner with a view, explore the bars and restaurants along the seafront. Many offer international cuisine as well as more traditional Spanish dishes. For a real taste of the local culture, try the croquettes or paella.
Visiting the weekly markets is one of the most popular things to do in Calas de Mallorca. The Sunday market in nearby Felanitx is the most famous on the island. Expect to find everything from traditional handicrafts and pottery, to handmade jewellery and local food products. Traders expect you to haggle, so have a price in mind before you buy. The Manacor market on Mondays is a great place to purchase clothing and accessories, as well as traditional foods such as Majorcan sobrassada (raw cured sausage).
Language: The language spoken in Calas de Mallorca is Spanish
Currency: The currency used in Calas de Mallorca is the Euro (€)
Local time: Calas de Mallorca is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time
Fly: Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) is approximately 63km from Calas de Mallorca
Tourist information: Further Calas de Mallorca tourist information can be found here
Visa & Health: Before your holiday to Calas de Mallorca, visit here for recommendations and advice on visas and health
Beach lovers: Cool off in the warm waters of Cala Domingos Beach.
Amateur Divers: Explore the Mediterranean’s rich marine life on your first diving experience.
Night owls: Enjoy drinks and karaoke until the early hours at one of the town bars.
Temperature: 10-26 (°C)
Calas de Mallorca starts to warm up from mid-spring, with the average temperature hovering in the high-teens (°C) by the end of the season. For the best beach weather, visit Calas de Mallorca during the summer, when you can enjoy highs of 32 and up to 13 hours of sunshine a day. Rainfall increases dramatically in autumn, but the weather is still warm, with average highs of 19 even at the end of the season. While winter sees less rain, but cooler temperatures in the mid-teens (°C).
Cultural festival: For two days in January, locals light bonfires, sing traditional songs and roast botifarrons (blood sausages) in honour of Sant Antoni Abat, the patron saint of animals. The celebrations finish with a huge parade and blessing in front of the church in Manacor.
Carnival: Beginning on the Thursday before lent, Calas de Mallorca’s annual carnival features a week of street parades and fancy-dress parties. Find your sparkliest piece of clothing and join the party.
Spring festival: Enjoy a jam-packed programme of activities, including open-air concerts and sporting events at the Primavera Festival in nearby Manacor each June.
By Car: Hire a car and explore the town at your own pace. Rental companies can be found at the resort and the airport.
By bus: Local buses can take you to Palma, Manacor and Porto Cristo. Services are generally more frequent during the busier summer season.
By express 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.