Cala d'or Holidays
The stylish, purpose built resort of Cala d’or is located on the southern half of Majorca’s east coast. The resort has grown around a Majorcan fishing village and its low rise buildings and cobbled streets have helped it to retain its small town feel and traditional atmosphere. A selection of sandy coves and rocky bays make Cala d’or holidays a good choice for beach lovers, while foodies can explore the trendy waterside restaurants that line the town’s marina.
July and August see average daytime highs of around 29˚C with very little rain and plenty of sunshine. May, June and September are also generally warm and dry in Cala d’or, with daily averages in the mid twenties.
Palma de Mallorca Airport is around 60 kilometres west of Cala d’or. Shuttle transfers take one and a half to two hours while the journey by hire car or taxi takes around one hour.
Book a beach holiday to Cala d’or with Airtours and make the most of All Inclusive deals throughout the summer months. It’s a good destination for families, couples and groups wanting to enjoy this sophisticated part of Majorca.
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Cala d’or is one of the prettiest and most stylish resorts on Majorca with its choice of beaches, great restaurants and sophisticated marina attracting visitors from far and wide. The town’s location on Majorca’s pretty east coast makes it a good base if you’re looking to explore the island’s sights and attractions. Spend your days relaxing in a secluded cove, hire a boat to discover nearby beaches or find a spot at one of the resort’s waterfront restaurants and enjoy a spot of people watching.
Cala d’or is home to a great choice of restaurants with everything from Spanish and Italian to fresh seafood. The most stylish eateries can be found lining the town’s marina offering outdoor dining and great views of the Med. Local specialities include Panada (a rich meat pie), Pa’amb Oli (a Majorcan bread topped with garlic, tomatoes, ham and olive oil) and, of course, Paella.
Hire your own boat and explore the secluded coves and empty beaches the lie along the coast from Cala d’or. Sail down to the nearby Mondrago Natural Park to see some of Majorca’s most beautiful countryside or drop anchor in a deserted pine-fringed cove and enjoy your own slice of the Mediterranean. If you’d prefer someone else to take on the captain’s duties, regular boat trips take holidaymakers up and down this rugged stretch of coast.
Beaches: Stay in Cala d’or and you’ll have seven beaches and coves to choose from, the largest of which is Cala Gran. Water is clean, clear and calm making this stretch of coast suitable for families and diving and snorkelling.
Food: A choice of upmarket eateries lines the town’s harbour with further restaurants and cafes located around the pedestrianised areas close to Cala Gran.
Relaxation: Quieter and more laid back than many of Majorca’s larger resorts, Cala d’or is a good choice for anyone looking to relax, soak up some sun and enjoy the Spanish way of life.
Language: Spanish is the official language in Cala d’or and throughout Majorca.
Currency: They use the Euro (€) in Cala d’or.
Local time: GMT plus one hour.
Fly to: Cala d’or is 60km east of Palma de Mallorca airport.
Flight time from UK: Around 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Tourist Information: Discover more about Cala d’or at http://www.majorca-mallorca.co.uk/cala_dor.htm.
Visa & Health: Check https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel- advice/spain before you travel for the latest information on holidays to Cala d’or.
Temperature: High summer averages of around 29˚C and mild evening temperatures.
Best time to visit Cala d’or: If you’re searching for sun, the best time of year to enjoy All Inclusive holiday deals to Cala d’or is between June and August when the days are long and the weather is warm. July has the least chance of rain while May and June offer cooler temperatures and less crowded beaches. You’re more likely to see rain in September but with the average sea temperature at around 25˚C, a few clouds won’t matter.
By taxi: There are usually plenty of taxis available in Cala d’or so it should be easy to find a cab when you need one. Longer journeys, like trips to the airport, should be booked in advance.
By hire car: If you want to get out and see more of what Majorca has to offer, a hire car is a great way to do it. There’s a few places to pick up a car in Cala d’or and at Palma de Mallorca airport.
By bus: Regular buses connect Cala d’or with Palma, Felanitx and other destinations across the island.
On foot: Cala d’or is small enough to explore on foot. If you get tired of walking, take one of the two road trains, which connect the resort’s centre with nearby beaches.
For fiestas: The fiesta of La Mare de Deu del Mar, the biggest and most impressive in Cala d’or, takes place on the 15 th August. The highlight of the event is a maritime procession around the resort’s pretty harbour.
For jazz: Held every year in July, the Cala d’or International Jazz Festival has a brilliant programme of local and international performers. Concerts take place in venues across the resort throughout the month.
For shopping: The Sunday market in the nearby town of Felanitx is known for being one of the best on the island. Jump on a bus or hire a car and grab yourself some bargains.