Cala Figuera is amongst the most iconic places in all of Majorca. This charming old fishing port, is the main portrait of several postcards from Majorca.
Cala Figuera is located in an emblematic nature environment, in the very south eastern corner of Majorca. Down here, you will easily blend in with the locals, making it all feel like you are an actual citizen of Cala Figuera.
Cala Figuera would be an obvious choice of holiday base, if you prefer to get away from the hustle and bustle that comes with too many families with small children, be close to a bunch of activities, but not be without popular holiday facilities.
Attractions to see near Cala Figuera
Cala Figuera itself is quite the attraction, however, if you are looking for more “typical” attractions, you’ll need to head just a bit west, to see the amazing rock formation called “es Pontas”, a gate-looking rock standing out in the water. As such, there is no “real” attractions in the local area. You can head into the main city of Santanyí, where you’ll find the old church and the old fortiled city wall and prison.
Restaurants and food culture in Cala Figuera
What makes the cuisine special down here in Cala Figuera, is that you can enjoy fresh fish caught from the local marine area, which are normally protected. But because of Cala Figueras more isolated location, and therefore lack of sufficient income from tourism, the Balearic government has allowed local fishermen to provide the restaurants with fish within certain allowances.
That set aside, Cala Figuera offers an international menu card, satisfying most tongues. You will find everything from typical Mediterranean cuisine, to fast food. The price level in Cala Figuera, is just above average, in return, you get a stunning view over this idyllic old port.
Accommodation options in Cala Figuera
Cala Figuera offers a small selection of hotels and apartments for rent. As Cala Figuera continuously becomes more popular every year, it might be a good idea for you to start looking for accommodation early in your holiday planning.
Popular activities & sports around Cala Figuera
The fresh Mediterranean air, the wild life and colorful landscapes that makes this gorgeous area, is perfect for a bunch of outdoor activities. Cala Figuera is particular popular among cyclists, divers and hikers, who will find optimal conditions for enjoying this amazing part of the island.
Another very popular activity near Cala Figuera, is the protected nature reserve of Parc Natural de Mondragó. This paradise-looking reserve, has two lagunas with silky sand beaches and is home to more than 2400 species of vegetation and animals. These are the two beaches that holidaymakers in Cala Figuera use.