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Guide to Cala D'Or - Tourist and

Travel Information

 

Latest tourist and travel information to

Cala D'Or, Marina, Restaurants, Beaches, Hotels and local attractions

 


beautiful scenery near harboursmall bay in Cala D'OR

Cala D'Or                                                                                      Cala D'Or Bay


The Resorts

The resorts of Cala D'Or and Cala Egos lie together in the Municipality of Santanyi in the south east of Majorca. The journey takes around 1 hour by car or taxi from Palma de Mallorca Airport.  This area is a particularly popular destination with couples and families from Britain and Germany and France.


Cala D'or was one of the first major tourist resorts in the East Coast of Mallorca with most of the buildings themed on traditional low level whitewashed Ibicencan style. Most of the Villas, Apartments and even Hotels had to stick with this theme thus you will not find any high rise buildings in the area adding to the charm of the area.


Over the years further tourist development expanded Cala Egos only to be slowed down when the economic crisis began.



Cala D'Or and Cala Egos offer many all-inclusive holidays, a popular choice for many tourists. However you will still find apartment holidays together with private apartments and villas for rent if self-catering is the preferred option for you.


Check Out our selection of hotels or for more information on tour operators flying to Mallorca with discounts see here.


Cala Egos shops & restaurantsCala D'or main street

Cala Egos shops & restaurants                                             Cala D'Or main street


Cala Gran beachThe yacht club, at the marina

Cala Gran Beach                                                                        Yacht Club Cala D'Or Marina

 

Beaches

The coastline of is made up of many small coves and beaches varying in size from 20m-60m, Cala Ferrera, Cala Serena, Cala Esmerelda, Cala Gran, Cala D'Or, Cala Des Pou to name a few. However the Cala Gran beach is the largest and main beach at (60m).  


Shopping

The main shopping areas stem from the Cala Gran Hotel and beach. Cala Egos has a smaller selection of shops.


As you approach Cala D'Or you will find a large Eroski supermarket (chain supermarket) where you will find a good selection of fresh fish, meat and provisions for your holiday. There is a smaller Eroski in Cala Egos although this supermarket is only open during the peak tourist season.


There are 3 chemists, one in Cala Egos in Avenida Sa Marina (near Eroski) and 2 in Cala D'Or town centre, Avenida S'Espalmador (near Esmerelda Park) and the other Avenida Tagomago (near Aparthotel Las Rocas)







Where to find the Tourist Information Office

You will find the Tourist Information Offices, one beside the Police Station (behind the Marina) and the other in the streets behind Cala Ferrera (Avenida de Cala D'Or.

See contact information and more Tourist Offices here

See more from Illes Baleares website here


The beautiful marinamondrago bay

Cala D'Or beautiful Marina                                                      Mondrago Bay Walkway


 


The Marina or Port has a sincerely cosmopolitan feel and is very beautiful.


Portofino Restaurant Terrace

harbourside restauranttown centre restaurant


You will find many Restaurants, Cafes and Bars within the walkways where you can enjoy a glass of wine or dine beside the collection of marvellous yachts.


The Marina is busiest in the evenings when many tourists and locals come to dine in one of the restaurants. You will find varied cuisine from traditional Spanish, Mallorquin, Italian, Chinese, Japanese and even British!

In the town centre you will also find an excellent selection of restaurants and cafes, something to suit all tastes.


mondrago beach pavement cafe at the harbour cala d'or

Mondrago Bay Beach Cafes at the Marina                          Marina Cala D'Or Pavement Cafes

 

local busCar Hire and Transport

Car hire is readily available from many tour and ticket offices in the resorts or you can arrange this on the internet before you arrive collecting the car at Palma Airport.

You can travel by local bus to Palma or other destinations around the Island. For more information on Car Hire, Buses and Routes see Transport







 

Tourist Attractions, Boat Trips, Markets

A large market is held on Sundays in the nearby village of Felanitx, this is well worth a visit! You can take a short taxi trip or if you prefer there is a local bus which will take you there. See more information on bus routes from Cala D'Or


You can arrange various Boat Trips along this coastline visiting Porto Colom, Cala Mondrago, Cala Figuera and also Sea Adventure or Coast Discovery exploring the nearby coves and ports along the East Coast. You could also arrange a trip on a Sea Rider, a short trip on a fast boat, very enjoyable! You can arrange most trips from Boat Ticket Offices in the town centre or from the Marina/Harbour. See Boat Trips around Mallorca. Other sailing and diving activities can also be arranged.


boat trip from cala d'orthe covessea rider available from marina

Boat Trips                                                    Coves around Cala D'Or                            Sea Rider from Marina


There are several tourist attractions around Cala D'Or, Caves of Drach/Hams, Jumaica Tropical Park and Safari Zoo in Sa Coma, If you are going to visit the Caves of Drach, we would also recommend a visit to Porto Cristo where the scenery is very beautiful.



caves of drach

Caves of Drach

Porto Cristo Manacor

Caves of Drach are well known and have an underground lake. There are hourly Motzart shows to enjoy.

 


 

safari zoo

Safari Zoo - Sa Coma

Safari Zoo is on the Porto Cristo - Son Servera road and is approx a 30 minutes drive from Cala D'Or.

This is a great day out for the family. You have the option to drive around the park in your car or take the little tour train, stopping at various points.



jumaica tropical park

Jumaica Tropical Park

On the Porto Cristo - Porto Colom road (near to Calas de Mallorca)

Jumaica is a tropical park on the east coast approx 15 minutes from the resort. Families enjoy the small mini zoo where children can see species of birds and animals.

 


See these and a host of other attractions and excursions from around Mallorca with prices and opening times.



We hope that you have enjoyed our guide to the resort of Cala D'Or




 

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for Insider Tips!

We highly recommend a boat trip from Cala D'Or as the scenery is amazing with many beautiful coves.


Guide to Cala D'Or - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Boat Trips Cala D'Or
  

Enjoy a glass of wine or meal at Cala D'or Marina, soak up the cosmopolitan atmosphere.


cala d'or marina

Visit Caves of Drach at Porto Cristo, take a local bus, it's much cheaper than arranging a trip.


      

Visit Mondrago beaches and conservation area, you won't be disappointed.


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