Canyamel local holiday guide
Things to do in Canyamel
Golf is one of the most popular sports in Canyamel, namely because some of the most challenging courses are situated here. With 10 km from Canyamel you have access to four amazing 18-hole golf courses full of challenges that will make it difficult but extremely fun to play up to your handicap. The courses are set in beautiful surroundings and all clubs have great clubs houses where you can enjoy a refreshment.
Canyamel is perfect for cycling the huge network of asphalted roads makes it easy to get out and about in the beautiful nature. There are numerous places to visit, thrilling turns that ascends and descends in the hill and mountains in the Llevant. Another important thing that makes cycling fantastic in here is the fact that traffic is usually lower in this part of the island and the roads broader.
Reach the most incredible and breathtaking vantage points in the Llevant mountains by entering the nature park located in nearby Artà. In the Llevant mountain park you can discover unspoiled Balearic wildlife, follow numerous scenic paths and routes and feel the total freedom of not being limited in any way, the world is open to you. In the mountain park you will also discover points of interest such as the Betlem hermitage, ancient barracks and ruins of watchtowers.
Attractions & Points of Interest
Torre de Canyamel
The biggest landmark of the area is the Torre de Canyamel, an old fortress used for protecting the local population against raids from the sea. During the 16th and 17th century, Mallorca faced numerous brutal raids of corsairs trying to capture hostages and loot the villages. Nowadays, the old fortress is used as a venue where you will find changing exhibitions on display. Next to the fortress is a great restaurant renown for its suckling pig and homegrown commodities.
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 Capdepera
It is easy to be fascinated by old castles and fortresses from the Middle Ages, and in Capdepera you can visit one of these. The Capdepera castle was constructed iin the early 14th century just after the archipelago had been conquered by the Catalan troops. Throughout the centuries the castle expanded with the villagers lived inside the walls. From the watchtowers you can spot the neighboring island of Menorca, as well as you can browse the many sections of the construction getting a good feeling of how life used to be here. Every years in May there is a big medieval fair and market held in the castle, a fun and cultural event worth visiting.
Sa Torre Cega
Former summer residence of Leonora and Joan March is now transformed into an amazing exhibition space that you enjoy a visit to. The sculpture collection is an extension of the collection found in the March palace in Palma, personally handpicked by art connoisseur Bartolomé March. The botanical gardens of Torre Cega has been under reformation by renown landscape gardeners such as Russel Page, Leandro Delgade and Gabriel Alomar, who has all contributed to the splendor of these magical gardens. If you wish to visit the interior you can book visits and guided tours.
Beaches in Canyamel
About the area of Canyamel
Canyamel is a small and tranquil beach town that has been developed for touristic purposes. The area mainly aims for an adult and mature audience, as well as parents traveling with infants. Many of the best hotels and apartments in Canyamel are situated by the beach front making it an obvious choice for complete relaxation and luxury.
Location and how to get here
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 pilgrimage 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 Bona is the perfect destination on the east coast if you are looking for an atmospheric and lively restaurant environment and charming harbor area. Cala Bona is great for couples and small children families, who come to the Mallorcan east coast to enjoy the versatile area and international audiences. Cala Bona offers a wealth of charming sea front holiday rentals, as well as a wide selection of superb hotels for both families and adults only. You want to choose Cala Bona for your holiday on the north east side, if you want to mingle in a charming marina area.
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 traveling 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.
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, cosy atmosphere and amazing views over the sea. Porto Cristo is almost full of tourists every day during the summer season, because of the 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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