Es Fortí is most likely the only remaining fortress remaining in this particular area
Unlike most other of the fortresses and watchtowers guarding the coasts that were constructed during the 15th and 16th centuries, es Fortí was built a bit later, in 1730, during the Spanish War of Succession.
Climb to the top of es Fortí and enjoy the magical views over the Cala d’Or resort and the stunning coast.
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Santanyí belongs to the Migjorn region, and is located in the south-eastern corner of Mallorca. Generally speaking, it belongs to the most dry areas of the island making it obvious for cultivation of figs, almonds etc. However, Santanyí is a coastal area and you will find a range of great beach destinations such as Cala Santanyí, Cala Llombards, s’Almonia, Portopetro and Cala d’Or which is the most touristic of the holiday destinations in southern Mallorca. Santanyí carries an eventful cultural heritage full of stories of pirate attacks, smuggling and big export adventures, which makes it an interesting place to visit and discover. The heart of Santanyí is the main square of the old town, an ambient place surrounded by bars and restaurants which gives life to the “yellow town”. Wednesday and Saturday are market days in Santanyí, where you can sample some of the local delicacies and products while bargaining good prices of various stuff.