Guide to Cala Ratjada (Rajada) - Tourist and Travel Information

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Cala Ratjada Guide with Information on Agulla Beach, Cala Gat, the Harbour, Hostals, Nightbars and nearby things to do

Cala Ratjada, a busy resort in the far north east of the Island, is a top favourite destination with tourists travelling to Mallorca.


From the Airport you can use public transport by taking the No1 Bus to Plaza de Espana then connecting with the TIB Cala Ratjada 411 bus direct to the resort.

Cala Agulla Beach Cala Rajada Harbour

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Cala Ratjada and neighbouring Cala Agulla sit on opposite sides of the headland. Tourist development over the years has resulted in both resorts merging together creating a vibrant bustling area. The magnificent beaches, amazing scenery together with the beautiful natural woodlands make it beyond doubt one of the most beautiful regions in Mallorca.

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Cala Agulla, Cala Gat and Son Moll

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The natural beauty of Cala Agulla, with fine golden sands and clear blue sea set against the backdrop of the Mountain, has to be seen to be appreciated.

You will find Sunbeds, Parasols, Pedalos and Lifeguards on duty during the main tourist season May-October.

Cala Agulla is a favourite with Surfers, who come from all areas to Surf the Waves. Take care as the beach is well known for its strong currents - pay attention to the flag displayed.

Cala Agulla Beach Forest Area Cala Agulla Sand Dunes

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At the end of the beach you will see the most amazing natural Forest. This Woodland, a protected area, starts near the main road into Cala Agulla and extends down to the beach and coastline. This is the perfect place to cool down, especially in the hot summer months, with the trees providing welcome shade. At the end of the trail you will find some tiny quieter coves.

You can walk to the beach through the Forest or if you prefer to take the car, you can drive alongside the footpaths which lead to the designated car park. There is a parking fee during the Tourist Season. The beach is also accesible by foot from the main road Avenida Cala Agulla.

In the Cala Ratjada area there are several other excellent beaches. Cala Gat, a beach close to the harbour, has turquoise blue waters and a small sandy bay. A new pedestrian walkway has been built linking this beach to the Harbour.

Son Moll is a fairly large beach on the opposite side of the Harbour from Cala Gat. This beach has Sunbeds, Parasols, Pedalos and Lifeguards.

Having a car enables you to visit some other nearby beaches such Cala Mesquida and Playa de Canyamel.

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Cala Ratjada Harbour

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The picturesque Harbour is one of the few remaining operational fishing ports in Mallorca. You will see the fisherman daily bringing their catch to the Port and later mending their vast nets.

Various boat trips can be arranged from Ticket-Tour offices in the resort or from the Harbour. A ferry operates from Cala Ratjada to Menorca with a regular timetable.

From the harbour it is also possible to hire a private boat for a day, look out for the signs.

We recommend taking a walk along the Pedestrian Promenade from the Harbour to Son Moll where you will find a variety of Restaurants specialising in fresh fish. If you walk a little further along the coastline, you will eventually reach the town of Font De Sa Cala which has a small sandy beach and some shops.


You will find excellent Hostals (small hotels) and Hotels of all types in Cala Ratjada and Cala Angulla. Many of the larger Hotels offer All-Inclusive Holidays which have become very popular in recent years. Renting a private apartment is a popular choice for many people who enjoy having more space and flexibility during their holiday.

Where to Eat

Guide to Cala Ratjada (Rajada)  - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Restaurants and ShoppingAround the Harbour and throughout the resort there is a tremendous amount of choice of Restaurants and Cafes with all types of cuisine.

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Shops in Cala Ratjada

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The resort has many types of shops and boutiques. You will find a Lidl and Mercadona Supermarket on the main road as you drive into Cala Ratjada. You also have a large Eroski Supermarket between Cala Ratjada and Cala Agulla where you can buy fresh meat, fish and all necessities for your holiday at very reasonable prices.

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If you need a Chemist you will find one on the main street, Calle Leonor Servera and the other Avenida Cala Agulla.

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The weekly market is held in the square in Cala Ratjada every Saturday from 0900 to around 1300. There you can buy all the usual souvenirs including the local cured pork sausages (Embutits) local Cheeses and freshly cooked Chickens. If you miss this market you can travel to Arta on Tuesday mornings or the village of Capdepera on Wednesdays. If you visit Capdepera you can also make the trip to the Castle and enjoy the magnificent views including being able to see over to Menorca on a clear day.

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Disco Pubs, Bars and Clubs in Cala Ratjada

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Guide to Cala Ratjada (Rajada)  - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, NightlifeCala Ratjada has a good reputation for Disco Pubs, Bars and Clubs. You will find Bolero, CoCo Beach House, Chocolate or Physical providing evening entertainment for locals and tourists until the early hours. In fact many locals from other nearby towns and villages go there for nightlife on a regular basis.

Nearby things to do

View from Capepera Castle Capdepaera Castle

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Rancho Cala Rajada Harbourside Cafes, Restaurants

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There are numerous things to do close to Cala Ratjada and in the North and East of Mallorca.

The Castle in Capdepera, a 45 minute walk or a few minutes drive from the resort, is an inexpensive and worthwhile visit. You have reputable Horse-riding schools on the main road into Cala Agulla, where you can book lessons or treks.

If you enjoy Waterparks you could visit the Alcudia Hidropark independently by car or travel little further to one of the larger parks in the south of the Island.

The Caves of Arta are magnificent as are the most popular Caves or Drach in Porto Cristo.

Find more information on nearby tourist attractions and other fantastic trips of interest in our guide.

The Cala Ratjada TOI - Information Office is located in Calle Leonor Servera, 41.

Please contact us for advice or to ask a question.

Guide to Cala Ratjada (Rajada) - Tourist and Travel Information

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Guide to Cala Ratjada (Rajada)  - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Font de sa Cala Beach

Beach at Font de sa Cala, near to Cala Ratjada

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