Cala d’Or is a stylish resort that sits on the south east of the holiday island of Majorca and which is popular with families and couples alike wanting a break in the sun.
Like many resorts across the Balearics, Cala d’Or was once a small fishing village but has now developed into a top class destination for those wanting to holiday overseas.
Benefitting from good weather throughout the year, Cala d’Or is home to a range of accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets, with plenty that reflect the sophisticated nature of the modern day resort.
In and around Cala d’Or there are no fewer than seven top class beaches that benefit from fine white sand and clear waters, although none of them are particularly large.
Instead, the beaches are based around secluded coves that are ideal for relaxing and topping up your tan. There are plenty of larger beaches just a short trip away if you so desire.
As is the case across the island, you can enjoy a range of watersports off the coast, with plenty of cafes and bars nearby to provide refreshments.
Within easy reach of Cala d’Or, you can expect to find some of Majorca’s best golf courses as well as plenty of chances to enjoy a game of tennis; making the resort ideal for those with a love of sports.
The fashionable resort is also known across the island as being a top class shopping destination – so there’ll be plenty of opportunity to indulge in some retail therapy.
Cala d’Or is home to a number of beaches where you can relax and take in the sun. Head for Cala Gran and the fine white sands and stunningly clear waters are universally popular, with the Blue Flag rated beach being well suited to families. But there are other options where you can escape the crowds and enjoy some peace and quiet – the choice is yours.
Mondrago Natural Park
The Mondrago Natural Park is a short trip away from Cala d’Or and is well worth a visit for anyone who wants to embrace some of Majorca’s scenic beauty. The park is home to a number of unspoilt beaches that can be accessed through various hiking trails, with plenty to reward those who decide to take a stroll through the scenic landscapes.
Hit the shops
Head for the main street in Cala d’Or - Avinguda Tagomago – and you’ll be able to find a wide selection of stores selling all kinds of designer goods. As well as trying to find a bargain, there are also a number of smaller boutiques where you can buy traditional goods that have been produced in the local area.
The different beaches around Cala d’Or are great for trying your hand at watersports and there are various activities to enjoy. You could give diving a go, hit the surf, try volleyball on the beach or enjoy a more relaxing ride on a pedal boat.