Things to do in Cala d’Or

Things to do in Cala d’Or

Guide

In Cala d’Or you will find everything you need to enjoy your holiday. It offers paradisiacal beaches with the best of the Mediterranean, water and land sports, streets full of life with many shops, restaurants and nightclubs. It is also a very popular destination for people who want to relax and enjoy nature.

The best coves in Mallorca

Visit its beautiful coves of golden sand and crystalline waters framed within the rocky landscape that gives it that feeling of being far away from everything. Enjoy the paradisiacal scenery and take home the most beautiful photographs to show off your holiday. Diving enthusiasts will find the opportunity to swim and explore the waters. It also offers water activities full of adrenaline and fun.

Boat rentals

This is one of the activities that no tourist should miss during their stay in Mallorca. Enjoy a pleasant ride on the sea and let yourself be seduced by the Mediterranean breeze. You can stop for a refreshing swim or go snorkelling at the bottom of the sea. Most of the boats offer meals and drinks, you can also prepare a delicious barbecue on board. The characteristics of the trip will depend on the boat and the package you have booked. Options include boat rentals, private yachts, catamaran excursions to explore the coastline and much more.

Promenade

Cosas que hacer en Cala d'Or

Your holiday is not complete if you don’t enjoy a nice meal by the sea. Along the promenade of Cala d’Or you will find many restaurants with open terraces to enjoy the sea view. Taste delicious local and international dishes, prepared by outstanding chefs with experience in fusion cuisine, lots of creativity and excellent presentation. You can also share delicious sunset cocktails with your partner and friends after strolling along the promenade and enjoying the view.

Water activities

Cala d’Or is one of the favourite places for divers, enjoy the underwater life and discover the most beautiful corals of the Mediterranean. If you are a beginner, you can book any of the courses offered by the diving schools with multilingual instructors.

Land sports

At the Valle d’Or Golf Club, golf lovers will find a place to take the stress away and enjoy a game of golf while taking in the beautiful views of the bay.

On the other hand, cyclists will find different routes with different levels of difficulty to explore the city or ride along the nature trails in the mountains. You’ll find bicycles of all kinds and even e-bikes for less demanding rides.

Tennis players also have their place, rent a tennis court at the cala d’Or tennis club. Here you can hire professional tutors to help you improve your technique. The club offers racket hire and a bar to relax after the match.

Nightlife

This is an important point for those looking for fun at night. Of course, Cala d’Or has plenty of nightlife, with many terraces overlooking the sea and bars that are open until dawn, especially in summer. Enjoy cocktails and drinks with your friends to the sound of good music. Occasionally you can find live music with local bands or dance to the mixes of guest DJs.

Local festivals

Mallorca is characterised by the joy of its streets, where you can enjoy many fiestas throughout the year. If you go in the first week of August you can enjoy the patron saint’s fiestas, which include sporting events and concerts.

Craft markets

Mallorcan artisans come to the market to offer their creations, you can buy clothes, local snacks and many gifts.

Some craft markets are held in Mallorca between May and October. You will find one every Sunday in Plaza Toni Costa. During the holidays there are also craft markets where you can buy nice souvenirs to take back to your family.

A walk through the caves of Drach in Porto Cristo

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This is an exciting walk where you will discover the wonder of the largest caves in Europe. These are underground caves thousands of years old with lots of stalagmites and stalactites. They have strategic lighting and the soothing sound of classical music to liven up the walk.

Historical Monuments

A 25-minute walk from the marina of Cala d’Or you will find the Es Forti military fortress. A majestic historical monument built to defend against pirates.

Another place where the more adventurous go is the sanctuary of San Salvador. It is located 509 m above sea level and offers privileged views of the mountains and the sea.

We also invite you to visit the historic village of Santanyi. A charming place full of typical houses built with stones. It is a very popular village with tourists because of its local market, art galleries and designer boutiques.

Mondragó Natural Park

This is a nature reserve of unparalleled beauty located only 6 km from Cala d’Or in the south of Mallorca. It is made up of four coves where you can stop to enjoy the tranquillity of its waters and golden sands. Walk along its nature trails with viewpoints overlooking the bay. Mondragó is a bird protection area where you can see various native species and some mammals such as penguins and hares.

You can also go horseback riding on an excursion to explore the Mondragó nature reserve. Choose between different types of rides and get ready to enjoy a different kind of day on the back of a horse.

Boat Charters in Mallorca

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