Calas de Mallorca Holidays
Calas de Mallorca is a purpose built holiday resort located on Majorca’s east coast. Built in the sixties, most of the hotels and apartments stand on a tall, rocky headland with great views over the glittering Mediterranean. With three sandy beaches on its doorstep and some of Majorca’s most famous attractions just a short drive away, Calas de Mallorca holidays are perfect for family escapes, relaxing beach breaks and romantic getaways.
The summer months in Calas de Mallorca are generally warm and dry, with highs of 28˚C at the beginning of the season and temperatures hitting 32˚C by the end of the summer.
Palma de Mallorca Airport lies 60km west of Calas de Mallorca. Journey times vary depending on transport, with taxis and private transfers taking around 50 minutes and shuttle buses two to three hours.
Book a cheap holiday to Calas de Mallorca with Airtours and enjoy beautiful beaches, warm weather and lots of sunshine. Laid back but with plenty to do, Calas de Mallorca is a great destination for a summer getaway.
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With a great selection of beaches, easy access to a variety of local attractions and a vibrant atmosphere, Calas de Mallorca punches well above its weight when it comes to things to do. Have a go at diving in the colourful Med, explore nearby natural attractions, sample delicious food or simply lie back, relax and soak up some sun. The calm, clear waters here also provide plenty of scope for getting wet and wild with the family.
Use Calas de Mallorca as a base to explore Majorca’s east coast attractions and you’ll discover a completely different side to this sun soaked island. One of the most impressive daytrips from Calas de Mallorca is to the Cuevas del Drach, a network of four enormous caves and an underground lake. Other nearby attractions include the beach at Cala S’Almonia cove, with its limestone cliffs and clear water, and the cosmopolitan town of Porto Cristo.
Protected from the Med by their rocky headlands, the beaches that surround Calas de Mallorca boast clear, calm waters and lots of marine life making them ideal for diving and snorkelling. Equipment can be found in the market in the middle of the resort and in shops throughout Calas de Mallorca. A diving centre is located in the town offering both beginner courses and excursions for more experienced divers.
In Calas de Mallorca there’s a good chance that you’re planning to spend a significant portion of your holiday on the beach, and there’s three to choose from so finding your own spot shouldn’t be a problem. The main beach in the resort is Cala Domingos Gran, a 100 metre long stretch of golden sand. When that’s busy, or if you just want a change of scenery, take the coastal path or the road train to neighbouring Cala Domingos Petit or Cala Antena.
Family holidays: With its good selection of family friendly resorts and easy access to the beach, Calas de Mallorca is ideal for family holidays. All Inclusive deals are available, making it even more affordable to have fun in the sun.
Beaches: Calas de Mallorca is home to three beautiful beaches. Cala Domingos Gran has Blue Flag status, bars and cafes while neighbouring Cala Domingos Petit and Cala Antena are quieter and more relaxed.
Nightlife: Despite its small size, Calas de Mallorca has a good selection of lively bars and eateries catering to a wide range of tastes and interests.
Language: The official language of Calas de Mallorca is Spanish.
Currency: The Euro (€) is the official currency in Calas de Mallorca.
Local time: One hour ahead of the UK.
Fly to: Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) is located around an hour from Calas de Mallorca.
Flight time from UK: The flight time from the UK to Calas de Mallorca is around two hours.
Tourist Information: Find out more about Calas de Mallorca at http://www.majorca-mallorca.co.uk.
Visa & Health: For more information about visas and health for holidays to Calas de Mallorca, visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel- advice/spain before you travel.
Temperature: Daily highs range from 28˚C to 32˚C during the peak summer season.
Best time to visit: Calas de Mallorca starts to heat up in mid spring with daytime temperatures hitting the high teens by the end of May. For the hottest weather and driest days, visit the resort in July and August when the mercury regularly tops 30˚C. May, June and September offer cooler temperatures and less crowded beaches, making them a good choice for holidaymakers looking for a relaxing break in the sun.
By taxi: Taxis are in limited supply in Calas de Mallorca and private transfers to the airport should be booked in advance.
By hire car: For the best choice of hire cars and the most competitive prices, book your vehicle from Palma de Mallorca Airport and drive yourself to the resort.
By bus: Local bus services connect Calas de Mallorca with Palma, Manacor and Porto Cristo. Buses are generally more frequent in the busy high season between July and September.
By train: A road train service connects the hotels in Calas de Mallorca with all three of the resort’s beaches during the summer months.
For carnival: Starting the Thursday before Lent and running until Ash Wednesday, the Calas de Mallorca carnival features street parties, parades and lots of fancy dress.
For bonfires: The Fiesta of Sant Antoni Abat, the patron saint of animals, takes place in mid January. The festival starts with bonfires and BBQs, and culminates in a colourful parade and the blessing of the animals in front of the church.
For fiestas: Every year in mid July the nearby town of Porto Cristo celebrates the Fiesta of the Mare de Déu del Carmen. Featuring parades, concerts and a maritime procession, the event is a great chance to catch some local culture.