Cala d’Or is a popular resort area, on the southeast coast of Mallorca, in the Balearic Islands of Spain. The region is famous for its yacht marina, in Cala Llonga. There are several other calas, or coves, in the area, including Cala Esmeralda, Cala Ferrera, Cala Gran and Cala Serena. The area is beautifully scenic, with pine-fringed coves and charming sandy beaches, overlooking the clear and warm turquoise sea, as well as pretty white adobe-style buildings. To the north of Cala D’Or, the medieval Santueri Castle stands watch over S’Horta village, with views along the coast.
Cala d’Or is justifiably famous for its range of excellent restaurants, whether on the beachfront or in the marina, as well as several waterfront bars.
The Mondragó Natural Park, to the southwest of Cala d’Or, offers a haven for birdwatchers, with many species of birds, including ospreys and shags. There are also various boat trips on offer, as well as all the popular water sports, like snorkeling, scuba diving and windsurfing. Golf is also available, at Vall d’Or.
The following describes eight, guest-reviewed properties available in Cala d'Or.
This charming, family-run guest house is just a two-minute walk from Cala d’Or Beach and the Cala d’Or Marina. Casa Ceiba Maria offers an outdoor pool as well as a spacious sun terrace. Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast on the terrace with views over the garden. While located in a tranquil and quiet location, the guest house is within easy reach of several shops, bars and restaurants and all the main attractions. Buses stop 300 meters (984 feet) from the guesthouse, to take visitors to Mondragó Nature Reserve, while the Vall d’Or Golf Resort is a 7 km (4 mile) drive away. The rooms at Casa Ceiba Maria guest house are tastefully decorated with private bathrooms. The property offers free WiFi and parking is available on site.
The modern Inturotel Cala Esmeralda is an adults only hotel, set on the seafront, just two minutes’ walk from the beach and a short distance from the centre of Cala d’Or. The property offers three outdoor pools, set in attractive gardens. There is an on-site restaurant, as well as a snack bar overlooking the beach and a lounge bar. The reception is available 24 hours a day. Free WiFi is on offer and free parking is available nearby. Rooms are modern and stylish with air conditioning and either a balcony or a terrace. Satellite TV is available in the rooms, as well as a minibar. Each room has an en-suite bathroom, with shower. Some suites have a private pool or penthouse terrace.
Located in a tranquil cove, the Hotel Cala Dor is set in a historic building, previously used as a military headquarters during the Spanish Civil War. It has been renovated into a charming hotel, offering beautifully scenic views over the sea and lush gardens from each of the rooms’ balconies. The elegant restaurant offers fine dining with panoramic views over the cove and across the sea. There are also snacks and refreshments, on offer, in the poolside café and another café down at the beach. The bar offers guests delicious cocktails. The hotel has a pool to cool off in the hotter weather and there is a gym on site, as well as a hot tub and sauna.
La Perla de Cala D’Or offers holiday rental houses, just a six minutes’ walk from the beach. There are two pools in the complex and free WiFi is on offer. Each air-conditioned unit offers satellite TV, fully equipped kitchens, a terrace and garden. On the property, there is a shared solarium or sun terrace, and free parking is available. For an additional fee, there is a padel tennis court, available for guests. The property is located 2.5 km (1.5 miles) from the centre of Cala d’Or, with its many restaurants, bars and shops.
Ona Village Cala d’Or is an attractive apartment complex, located six minutes’ walk from the beach and surrounded by a garden with an outdoor pool. There is an on-site bar where guests can enjoy a refreshing drink. Each unit features a balcony and living area with a CD player, TV with satellite channels and a DVD player is available, in some units. Each unit offers a kitchenette with an oven, microwave, fridge, coffee machine and toaster. Each private bathroom offers a shower and bidet.
Ona Village Cala d'Or
Address: Voltor, 5
Price: from 66 USD
Sauna Family rooms Air conditioning Free parking Internet services Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Invoice provided Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
Apartamentos Parque Mar is located on the beachfront, in Cala d’Or, just five minutes’ walk from the beach. The property offers a heated pool and a children’s pool. Sports facilities in the complex include a tennis court and volleyball, as well as a billiards table and ping-pong table for guests. The property offers daily entertainment for both adults and children, with a nightclub and children’s club available. The on-site restaurant offers a buffet, as well as themed special dinners with live music. There is also a pool-side snack bar and a bar where guests can enjoy cocktails. The property offers well-equipped, attractively decorated apartments, each with a balcony or terrace and sea views.
Ferrera Park Apartments are located just a five-minute walk from Cala Ferrera Beach. The property offers a seasonal outdoor pool and sun terrace with steps down to the beach. Each bright and spacious apartment features a balcony with sea views, with the exception of one apartment on the ground floor, which has a terrace. Each offers a living room with satellite TV and DVD player. Apartments offer one or two bathrooms as well as a well-equipped kitchen with microwave, washing machine and fridge/freezer. Free WiFi is available at the reception.
Sentido Tucan is a modern, adults-only hotel, located 100 meters (328 feet) from Cala Gran Beach and overlooks the sea and the beach. The property has a large outdoor pool and sun terrace. The hotel offers an air-conditioned restaurant as well as a snack bar. Live entertainment is in the bar, during high season, including cabaret. The hotel has a fitness centre, sauna and hot tub. Some of the comfortable rooms offer sea views and all have an en-suite bathroom with a hairdryer.
Enjoy sun, sea and fun in Cala d'Or
Make a point of visiting this popular and attractive resort on your next trip to Mallorca, in the Balearic Islands. With so much on offer, you can enjoy the holiday of a lifetime.
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