Cala Bona local holiday travel guide
Things to do in Cala Bona
Here you will find a wide range of wonderful activities and attractions to indulge in, in or near Cala Bona.
Enjoy a coastal cruise
Fresh sea breezes, Mediterranean sun and crystal clear water. Jump onboard one of the catamaran boats departing from the pier and enjoy a few hours of relaxation where you get to see the paradise island from the seaside and go for a swim in the hidden lagoons.
Cycling is a sport everyone can enjoy and from Cala Bona you have the whole island right at your feet. If you prefer to stay around the local area, you can look forward to hundreds of kilometers of road networks in perfect condition taking you to some of the most picturesque places in the Llevant region.
There is a very special feeling to passing through beaches, woods and countryside sitting on the back of a horse. Tt is a feeling of being one with nature and one with this powerful animal, as the rhythms of the horseshoes bounce you through the beautiful landscapes that surrounds Cala Bona. Horseback riding is a great activity that everyone should try. The Rancho Willy stables are found on the outskirts of Cala Bona.
Tel. +34 676655221
Can you play to your handicap? Are you willing to put it to the test? Then you are in the right area! Not far from the great beaches of Cala Bona you will find some of the best and most challenging golf courses in Mallorca; Son Servera Golf Club, Canyamel Golf, Pula Golf and Capdepera Golf, four amazing courses waiting for you to swing by.
Enjoy a fun and comfortable ride in the mini train while getting familiar with the local areas of Cala Bona, Cala Millor, Costa del Pins. The mini train departs from the Carrer de na Llambies in the port area every hour between 9:30 and 4:30.
In the neighboring town of Cala Millor, just 10 minutes from Cala Bona, you will find the karting circuit. Get your inner adrenaline junkie satisfied and feel the rush as you step on the pedal and feel the power kick in.
Tel. (+34) 971 586 599
Fantasy Park Cala Bona
Fantasy Park is a small amusement park in the heart of Cala Bona full of fun activities for the family and particularly the smallest. Karts, jumpers, boats, inflatable castles and much more awaits in this fun oasis. There is also a bar and terrace area where you can enjoy relaxing under the Mediterranean sun while the children are having fun.
Points of Interest
Below you can find inspiration on things to see in the local area. As for those points of interest found in Son Servera village itself, it is recommended that you visit during a market day or fair/festival.
CUEVAS DE ÁRTÀ
One of the great tourist attractions close to Cala Bona, is the Cuevas de Ártà, or simply, the Caves of Ártà. Come discover the fascinating world of stalagmites and stalactites illuminated by colorful light creating a cabinet of mysterious silhouettes. This attraction is for both young and adults to enjoy, so don’t turn it down.
CASTELL DE SA PUNTA DE N’AMER
A visit to this old fortress is an excellent idea that everyone will find interesting. The fortress was built as a result of the many pirate raids against Mallorca back between the 16th and 18th centuries, but was also used as a military post during the Spanish Civil War. From the platform you can enjoy the amazing views of the coves and imagine how soldiers fought to keep enemies out. There is a small exhibition in the fortress and a cafeteria next to it.
TORRE DE CANYAMEL
Torre de Canyamel is not just an imposing construction and landmark, but also a home to a great restaurant renown for its suckling pig. Torre de Canyamel was built as a defensive structure that people could take refuge in in times of crisis and pirate raids.
The New Church of Son Servera is a spectacular and unique sight worth visiting. It was designed by Joan Rubio, Gaudí’s business partner, the same person whom designed the beautiful facade of the church and bank of Sóller. Església Nova was never finished, which has left it as a beautiful yet different landmark.
PARISH CHURCH OF SON SERVERA
The parish church of Son Servera is a cute little village church built on top of a former watchtower that protected the village back in the days. The church is particularly popular during the holidays and on New Years Eve when some great ceremonies and events take place here.
MEMORIAL OF THE 1820 PLAGUE
In 1820 a terrible bubonic plague hit the area and killed many people. The village of Son Servera was put in quarantine to stop the spreading of the virus, and this memorial reminds us of the importance of showing community spirit and honor those who sacrificed.
Beaches in Cala Bona
The beach in Cala Bona is perfect for infants and children, because you can go pretty far out before the water reaches your navel. There is plenty of space for everyone to relax and have fun in the sandy beach area, where you can also rent sun loungers and parasols.
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Events and happenings in Cala Bona
There are a number of annual fun and cultural events happening all year round in the area of Son Servera, Cala Bona, Cala Millor and Sant Llorenc. In this section you can read about the annual events in Cala Bona and Son Servera.
Mare de Deu del Carme
On July 16th, the old fishing village of Cala Bona celebrates the patron saint of seamen, Our Lady of Mount Carmel. In the days leading up to the 16th, you can enjoy a range of fun happenings such as outdoor dinners, a huge craft market, concerts, street performances and much more. The highlight of the day itself, is the procession at sea accompanied by music which happens in the harbor area.
During the last week of September, Son Servera and Sant Llorenç de Cardarssar joins up and arranges one of the most extensive festivals of the year, the Tourism Festival. All over the areas of Son Servera, Sant Llorenç des Cardarssar, Cala Bona and Cala Millor, you can look forward to a full stacked program of fun, cultural and tasteful activities. On the tapas routes, you can get unique and delicious tapas and pinxos for almost no money, along with free tapas tastings in some of the hotels and bars. There will be a series of fun sports competitions and games, such as a beach volley tournament or the traditional Catalan Human Tower competition. There is also opportunity to meet some of Mallorca’s most beloved traditions such as the dancing giants and firework shows. Exhibitions and extended markets, workshops, open house events in the Pula Golf and other leisure businesses and of course a lot of concerts to set the mood. It is an entire week of just fun and good times, and a really good time to be visiting!
About the area of Cala Bona
Cala Bona is one of the most beloved beach destinations on the east coast of Mallorca, especially because of the friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Cala Bona is a great choice of holiday destination is you are looking to mingle with other holidaymakers, enjoy the renown beaches of Mallorca and indulge in various leisure activities.
From Palma airport
The Llevant region
Llevant has its name from the Serra de Llevant mountain range that dominates the norther landscapes of the region. Llevant is an exciting region to travel in; you get wonderful beaches, impressive mountains, scenic nature, interesting heritage and a wonderful combination of authenticity and modern tourism.
Artà is the cultural capital of the east side of Mallorca, the town and surrounding area is like an open-air museum exhibiting the most emblematic building constructions on this side of the island. Artà is a great choice of holiday base if luxury and romance is to be combined. The accommodation and holiday offers in Artà are plenty and indeed versatile, because you can choose from fincas, flats, villas, hotels and agroturismos, you can even choose if you want an urban holiday base or a rural countryside oasis. The local area of Artà is full of treasures and cultural heritage, exhibiting the long and interesting history, such as the fortified church of Sant Salvador, the talayotic village of Ses Païsses and the many impressive manors documenting the wealth of the area. Artà is also the gate to the Llevant mountain park where amazing and scenic wildlife and vegetation awaits you, along with breathtaking viewpoints and historical constructions. If you have not yet visited Artà, now is the time.
Cala Millor offers you a 2 km wide sandy beach, hundreds of bars and restaurants, modern amenities, simply an all-round family fun holiday destination on the Mallorcas east coast. Holiday offers in Cala Millor includes beach front holiday flats and modern family hotels, packed with all modern facilities and amenities to create the perfect frame for your holiday here in Cala Millor. Cala Millor attracts an international audience, so you are sure to find dishes all all kinds in the restaurants and bars.
Cala Ratjada is a charming old fishing village located on the northeastern tip of Mallorca. Cala Ratjada accommodates both adult couples, families travelling with children and infants and groups of friends traveling together. Holiday offers in Cala Ratjada consist of modern flats, villas and hotels in the town, some even with sea and beach front location. You want to travel to Cala Ratjada for activity offers, vibrant restaurant life and international audience.
Cales de Mallorca
Cales de Mallorca is a young holiday destination found on the east coast of Mallorca. This purpose-built holiday destination enjoys two wonderful golden beaches, all brand new hotels and a great location close to infrastructure. In other words, this is a destination made to accommodate diversity and versatility.
Canyamel is a golfers favorite holiday destination when it comes to sea and beach resorts. Canyamel offers a fantastic selection of adults only hotels and holiday rentals for you to choose from. Canyamel is a great choice for romance and active holidays on the Mallorcan north east coast, especially golfers and cyclists loves Canyamel for its great location close to some of the best and most challenging golf courses on Mallorca, and the hilly terrain with asphalt roads. Canyamel is renown for its selection of luxury hotels and resorts, meaning that the audience here are adults only.
Capdepera is a cozy and charming little village isolated at the top of a mountain, offering stunning views overlooking the shorelines and the Llevant mountains. Capdepera is home to the emblematic old castle of same name, from where you can see all the way to Menorca. Accommodation offers in Capdepera include an famous luxury agrotourismo (producing finca/farm), and some lovely holiday villas and flats for rent. Capdepera is located close to the nature and marina area in Cala Ratjada, resulting in a versatile luxury destination
Font de sa Cala
Font de sa Cala is a small holiday resort located in the north eastern area of Mallorca, close to Canyamel and Capdepera. Font de sa Cala is an obvious choice for adults looking for a romantic and picturesque holiday resort located in solitude in a small cove on the north-east coast. Accommodation and holiday offers in Font de sa Cala, are stunning hotels with seafront location and charming villas and flats for rent for you who wants to go self-catered. Regardless of your preferences, Font de sa Cala has all facilities and amenities to spoil you and your partner.
Manacor is the second largest city on Mallorca. Manacor holds a big cultural heritage and offers a wealth of interesting places of interest to explore and indulge in. Accommodation offers in Manacor are many, and the area also attracts a mixed audience due to its enormous size. However, Manacor is especially loved by people who wants a little of everything, but still enjoys a withdrawn holiday base in tranquil surroundings. Many accommodations offers in Manacor are fincas and villas situated in the rural countryside around the city, allowing direct access to the huge network of country roads.
Porto Cristo is the perfect holiday destination on the Mallorcan east coast if you fancy a charming marina area with many restaurants, cozy atmosphere and amazing views over the sea. Porto Cristo is almost full of tourists every day during the summer season, because of the world-famous stalactite caves, Cuevas del Drach, which gives the town a vibrant and lively atmosphere. Porto Cristo is mainly an adult holiday destination, where the good life and relaxation is in focus.
s’Illot is a rather small beach resort located on the east coast of Mallorca close to Sa Coma. s’Illot is popular amongst adults and active tourists, who come to enjoy romance and the many activity offers in the surrounding area. s’Illot is a good resort to visit most year round, except maybe November – March where it is too cold on the east coast, thus no restaurants and bars are open. Choose holiday in s’Illot if you are looking for adult audience and a more intimate feeling.
Sa Coma is a very popular summer holiday destination on the east coast of Mallorca. Sa Coma offers a large range of hotels with fantastic views over the beach and sea from the balconies. Sa Coma is a great choice of destination if you are looking for an all-round resort on the east coast to accommodation family and friends. Sa Coma is a relatively new holiday resort, with modern facilities, international restaurants and superb new hotels to choose from.
Sant Llorenc des Cardassar
Sant Llorenc des Cardassar is a rural village that not everyone hears about. Sant Llorenc is a great choice of holiday base, if you are looking to escape the mass tourism on the island, but still have good access to a versatile scenario of fresh countryside and beaches. Accommodation and holiday offers in Sant Llorenc are many, and very different, however, recommended is on of the finca or petit hotels in the area, offering serenity and luxury for you and your partner.
Son Servera is a small and sleepy village located a few kilometers inland from the popular summer holiday destination of Cala Bona. Son Servera is particularly popular among golfers, hence of the many challenging and beautiful golf courses situated in the nearby area. Accommodation and holiday offers in Son Servera includes some of the most charming and romantic finca hotels and luxury resorts in the local area, a guarantee for the perfect escape.
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- National police: 091
- Local police: 092
- Guarda civil: 062
- Fire: 080
- Maritime emergencies: 900 202 202
Find an open pharmacy in Cala Bona
To find an open pharmacy, or opening hours of a certain pharmacy, simply follow the link below to search a nearby local pharmacy.
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Tourist information center in Cala Bona
Passeig del Moll, 14-16
Tel. +34 971 813 912
Monday to Saturday: 9:00 – 15:00
Closed from November to March
Public transport to/from Cala Bona
- Vilafranca de Bonany
- Porto Crist
- Sa Coma
- Cala Millor
- Cala Bona
- Son Servera
- Costa dels Pins
- Port Vell
- Port Verd
- Cala Millor
- Cala Bona
- sa Coma
- Coves Drac
- Coves Hams
- Coves Drac
- sa Coma
- Cala Millor
- Cala Bona
- Port Verd
- Port Vell
- Cala Rajada
- Can Pastilla
- Platja de Palma
- Coves Hams
- Coves Drac
- sa Coma
- Cala Millor
- Cala Bona
Tel. 971 562556 / 971 586969