Have holidays at your own pace in Calas de Mallorca
However, the centre of Calas de Mallorca has a relaxed charm of its own, and with three peaceful coves you’ll always be close to a beautiful beach at this resort. The smallest beach, Cala Antenna is perhaps the most enchanting of all as its entirely secluded on both sides by high shrub-covered embankments. Being protected by headlands has its advantages in the water too, and the sea is very safe for children here. Calas de Mallorca also has a Centro Comercial, around which most of the British pubs and authentic Spanish restaurants are based.
The location of Calas de Mallorca is also perfect for exploration because it is on the very centre of Majorca’s eastern coast. So whether you head north or south, you’ll find activities and attractions galore. For instance, travel north and you’ll reach stunning underground caves and entertaining zoos, head south and you’ll see tropical parks and a great golf course. Everything is within reach during your holidays in Calas de Mallorca, it just depends on how much you’d like to do.
The perfect location for exploring the east coast of Majorca
Holidays in Calas de Mallorca are located on the centre of Majorca’s east coast. This means they’re ideally placed for exploring the many man-made and natural attractions that are dotted along this area. If you’re prepared to travel a little, you’ll find you have access to ancient caves, exotic zoos and even an artificial pearl factory!
In Calas de Mallorca itself, much of the daily and nightly entertainment is centred around the many all inclusive hotels here. However, there’s still a fun adventure playground that’s open every evening throughout the summer. It’s a great way to keep the kids entertained, as it features all manner of activities, from trampolines to a huge bouncy castle.
For a change of pace, the Tropical Park Jumaica is around 10km away at Port Colom. This impressive park has towering palm trees and huge bamboo shoots, some reach so high they block out the sun! It’s a lovely place to come to wander under the shady walkways, taking in the ambience and sweet smell of hundreds of colourful plants and flowers. You may even see some exotic birds.
Calas de Mallorca is just 14km away from the charming town of Porto Cristo. This traditional Spanish fishing village deserves a mention as an attraction in its own right, with some of its sandstone houses peering right over the cliff at the water’s edge. However, many people come to Porto Cristo to visit the famous caves located here. The Caves of Drach are famed for a glistening underground lake, which you can take a boat ride across whilst listening to a live classical orchestra. The Caves of Ham are also nearby and boast a huge array of molten wax-like stalactites.
Plus, for a family activity that children may prefer, Porto Cristo also houses the Exotic Parque Los Pajaros. Here you can see cute and colourful parrots put on a special performance, as well as a little children’s zoo and an exotic garden filled with cactuses and tropical plants.
There’s yet more delights to be found if you travel 18km inland to the larger town of Manacor. Often described as the home of the Majorcan pearl industry, in Manacor you can visit a pearl factory that develops artificial pearls using clear glass and fish scales. The pearls are of an amazingly high quality, and look just like the ones found in the sea. On your visit, you can watch how the pearls are made and then take your pick of the ones sold in the factory shop.
If all this sightseeing has got you craving some sport, the Vall d’Or Golf Course is just 12km away. This thoughtfully designed 18-hole course is surrounded by fragrant olive, almond and pine trees and some of the hillier holes offer spectacular views of the nearby town of Port Colom.
Mediterranean and international flavours
It’s likely that you’ll be enjoying all inclusive holidays in Calas de Mallorca, so your food and drinks will already be taken care of. For example, have all inclusive holidays at the Globales America Hotel with Jet2holidays and you’ll have full access to a restaurant, snack bar and pizzeria, as well as weekly paella, barbecue and sangria parties. They’re the kind of parties that are worth being invited to!
But should you choose to venture out of your hotel, you’ll find a small but excellent selection of local restaurants in Calas de Mallorca, largely located at the Centro Comercial. There’s everything available here, from traditional Spanish restaurants to Chinese and Italian cuisine.
Travel a little further out from your resort and you’ll find a wealth of eating options at Porto Cristo and Cala d’Or. Still being a fully fledged fishing village, Porto Cristo has some fantastic seafood restaurants nestled right by the coastline. Enjoy a fine dinner of locally caught fresh fish all washed down with a glass of chilled white wine. Cala d’Or’s restaurants are dotted right across the resort, from the marina to the beaches themselves.
A peaceful trio of golden coves
Holidays to Calas de Mallorca incorporate three quiet coves within the area of the resort. The largest, Cala Domingo Grans, has radiantly blue water and is encircled by Majorcan greenery that makes your sunbathing even more pleasant. The sand here is of the fine, lightly golden variety too.
In fact, all three of the beaches at Calas de Mallorca have supremely soft sand ensuring walking around on the beach is very comfortable. Cala Domingo Petits has a smaller stretch of this fine sand and it’s also seemingly a little more open than Cala Domingo Grans. However, the main advantage here is that it’s also a little quieter, and the lack of shade makes it a whole lot warmer.
Last but not least, Cala Antenna is a very narrow beach and certainly the most secluded of the three. Here you can really relax and unwind as both sides of the beach are covered by high embankments covered with Mediterranean shrubs and plants.
British bars and pubs on a sun-baked strip
As we mentioned in our Attractions & Activities section, much of the entertainment in Calas de Mallorca is centred around the all inclusive hotels here, and its much the same case for the nightlife. Stay at the Calas de Mallorca Resort Hotel with Jet2holidays and you can enjoy a daily evening entertainment programme spread across the lounge bars, pool bars and mini cinema.
If you’ve like to spend an enjoyable evening outside of your hotel, you’ll find most of the bars in Calas de Mallorca at the local Centro Comercial. Although the nightlife here is relaxed, there are still British and Irish pubs to choose from, as well as more authentic Spanish tapas bars. Families are always welcomed, and children will find lots of games and activities in many of the local bars. Plus there’s also a lively club which stays open till very late for partying the night away.
Travelling a little further from Calas de Mallorca, Cala d’Or to the south has the lion’s share of bars along the eastern coast. Bars are spread across the entire resort, with many in the main square or at the resort’s pretty marina.