beach in s'Illot Mallorca S'ILLOT A PART OF LLEVANT

S’Illot local holiday guide

Things to do in s’Illot

S’Illot is a popular tourist destination and there is a bunch of things to do here, both in s’Illot itself and in the neighboring towns of Sa Coma and Porto Cristo.

diving from illot mallorca

Diving

Discover the fascinating blue world under the sea by joining a diving excursion from s’Illot. There are a number of diving centers in s’Illot and Sa Coma simply because this is one of the popular things to do in the area. Dive to undersea caves, meet morays, octopuses and colorful fish and swim through the light green and blue valleys of marine vegetation. You are guaranteed a memorable time.

rent a bike in illot mallorca

Rent a bike

Whether you are training for Vuelta d’España or haven’t been on a bicycle for years, Mallorca is the perfect place for a ride on a bike. S’Illot is perfectly connected to the rest of the island via an extensive network of asphalted roads that will take you through the stunning landscapes to hidden gems and breathtaking vantage points. This side of the island is typically less trafficked and you can really enjoy the fresh air blowing in your face.

glass bottom boat cruise from sa coma

Glass bottom boat cruise

Sail from beach to beach along the east coast of Mallorca in a glass bottom boat and discover all the beautiful hidden gems, caves and coves. During your trip you can enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal clear turquoise water, do sunbathing on the deck and take pictures of the paradise island while relaxing in good company.

horseback riding from sa coma mallorca

Horseback riding

In the neighboring town of Sa Coma you will find the stables Rancho Sa Coma from where you can get a horse, and go for a scenic ride in the beautiful area that surrounds the cove.

the nature of the punta amer peninsula is a beautiful and scenic place to walk

Walk to the Punta Amer peninsula

The peninsula of Punta Amer extends between Sa Coma and Cala Millor, and offers a wealth of Balearic wildlife to discover. There are several gravel paths you can follow that will take you through the scenic nature of this place, home to hundreds of species of flowers, vegetation and animals. At the highest point of the peninsula, you will find the old military fortress known as “es Castell”.

Nearby Tourist Attractions

illot talayotic village excavation site

The Talayotic village

Behind the beac hotels of s’Illot, you will find the excavation site of one of the largest Talayotic villages on the eastern side of Mallorca. It is a free to visit site, full of info-boards that will guide you and tell you how people lived on the island nearly 3,000 years ago.

the punta amer castle fortress in sant llorenc

The Punta de n’Amer fortress

During the 16th and 17th century, Mallorca faces a brutal threat from the sea as the Ottoman empire tried to gain full control of the Mediterranean basin. As a result of numerous attacks from corsairs, the fortress of Punta de n’Amer was erected as part of an extensive defense network of the coasts. The fortress was taken into use again during the Spanish Civil War as a communications outpost. There is an interesting small exhibition inside, and you can climb to the platform on top to enjoy the magical views of the bays of Cala Millor and Sa Coma.

From s’Illot

  • ~3 km

The caves of Cuevas del Drach in a major tourist attraction in Porto Cristo

Cuevas del Drach (Dragon Caves)

One of Mallorca’s main tourist attractions is located just a short drive from s’Illot, the fascinating Dragon Caves.

These fascinating underground caves of hundreds of thousands of stalagmites and stalactites that has been created throughout millions of years makes for a memorable trip suitable for all ages. At the bottom of the caves you will discover the largest underground lake in Europe, Lago Martel. Here, an orchestra will perform a classical concert for you and you can jump in one of the boats and go for a sail in the illuminated caves.

From s’Illot

  • ~7 km

  • ~10 €

cuevas del hams are an tourist attraction in porto cristo

Cuevas del Hams

Cuevas del Hams, also known as “the fishhook caves”, are another set of caves found in the nearby area of Porto Cristo. These caves are a little less hyped that the Dragon Caves, however, still spectacular and interesting to see. Moreover, a visit here will also grant access to a small botanical area where you will learn about the local environment and wildlife.

From s’Illot

  • ~8 km

  • ~10€

Nearby towns and villages

local travel guide to Manacor, Mallorca

Visit Manacor

Manacor is the second largest township of Mallorca, a city full of great restaurants, shopping options and points of interest worth visiting. Manacor has a rich history as a productive area and, was one of the first villages founded outside Palma in 1300. Some of the points of interest you should visit in Manacor include the Sant Vicenc Ferrer convent, the Neo-Gothic parish church and the market on Mondays.

From s’Illot

  • ~8 km

  • ~20€

  • Line 412, ~1.85 €

main beach of porto cristo

Visit Porto Cristo

Porto Cristo is more than just the amazing caves, although those are the main tourist attractions of the area, but not the only appeals of the town. Porto Cristo is a place with a long history that goes back from prehistoric times and has left a number of landmarks in the area. Porto Cristo is also home to the Majorica showroom where you can learn about production of artificial luxury pearls, one of the main industries of the area. Porto Cristo is also home to a wonderful and lively marina full of bars and restaurants, as well as  a nice beach.

From s’Illot

  • ~6 km

  • ~8€

  • Line 412, 441, 454, ~1.85 €

local travel guide to son servera mallorca

Visit Son Servera

Son Servera is one of those villages that no one has heard of, nevertheless, one of the most visited municipalities on the Mallorcan east coast. Son Servera is famous for three things; the beach destinations of Costa del Pins and Cala Bona, the beautiful unfinished open-air church Església Nova and the annual almond blossom fair. The village itself is sleepy and boasts true rural charm, with exception of the weekly market on Tuesdays and some of the local fairs and festivals held.

From s’Illot

  • ~7 km

  • ~10€

  • Line 412, ~1.85 €

Parochial church of Sant llorenc in Mallorca

Visit Sant Llorenç

Sant Llorenç is a tranquil and charming rural village found a few kilometers inland from s’Illot. A good time to visit Sant Llorenç would be on Thursdays when the local market is held on the church square, or when local festivals and traditions are celebrated. The village offers a nice handful of landmarks including the Neoclassical church, old mills and Regionalism architecture.

From s’Illot

  • ~12 km

  • ~14€

Beaches in s'Illot

the beach of s-illot in mallorca

Blue flagNo
ShowersYes
ToiletsYes
First aidYes
ParkingYes
Wheelchair accessYes
KioskYes



Events

August

S’Illot night fair

The night fair in the s’Illot beach resort is a fun and family oriented event. A big marketplace full of hundreds of stands are set up along the beach promenade of s’Illot with people mingling and enjoying bargaining over products.

Location and map

From Palma airport

Approx. 68 km
Approx. 60 min
Approx. 80€

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.

Ártà

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 Bona

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

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

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.

Canyamel

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

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

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

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 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.

Sa Coma

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

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.

Weather and climate

S’ILLOT WEATHER

S’ILLOT WEATHER



Tourist information

  • Emergency: 112
  • National police: 091
  • Local police: 092
  • Guarda civil: 062
  • Fire: 080
  • Maritime emergencies: 900 202 202

Tourist office in s’Illot

April – October: Tuesday to Sunday from 9 am to 2 pm. Mondays closed.

Address: Carrer Llevant, 15

Tel. (+34) 971 810 699

E-mail: omitillot@santllorenc.es

Find an open pharmacy in s’Illot

To find an open pharmacy, or opening hours of a certain pharmacy, simply follow the link below to search a nearby local pharmacy.

When on the page, select ‘Mallorca’ from the list and then select the town you need a pharmacy in from the drop down list.

DestinationApproximate price
Airport80€
Valldemossa90€
Port de Pollença60€
Alcúdia50€
Sineu40€
Porto Cristo10€

Public transport to/from Sa Coma

A42 - Airport - Sa Coma
Timetables and stops for A42 here

  • Airport
  • Montuïri
  • Vilafranca de Bonany
  • Manacor
  • Porto Cristo
  • s’Illot
  • Sa Coma
  • Cala Millor
  • Cala Bona


412 - Son Servera - Palma
See timetables and stops on line 412 here

  • Son Servera
  • Costa dels Pins
  • Port Vell
  • Port Verd
  • Cala Millor
  • Cala Bona
  • sa Coma
  • s’Illot
  • Porto Cristo
  • Coves Drac
  • Coves Hams
  • Manacor
  • Vilafranca
  • Montuïri
  • Algaida
  • Palma


441 - Cuevas del Drach - Cala Ratjada
See timetables and stops on line 441 here

  • Cuevas del Drach
  • Portocristo
  • s’Illot
  • sa Coma
  • Cala Millor
  • Cala Bona
  • Port Verd
  • Port Vell
  • Capdepera
  • Cala Rajada


454 - Ca'n Pastilla - Cala Bona
See timetables and stops on line 454 here

  • Can Pastilla
  • Platja de Palma
  • Manacor
  • Coves Hams
  • Coves Drac
  • Portocristo
  • s’Illot
  • sa Coma
  • Cala Millor
  • Cala Bona

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