Cala Llombards local travel guide
Discover the tranquil and beautiful local area of Cala Llombards, Cala des Moro and Cala s’Almonia here.
Things to see and do in Cala Llombards
Enjoy the magical Caló des Moro beach
One of the most picturesque beaches is located here in Cala Llombards, the Caló des Moro. The beach is nestled between two rocky cliffs protecting it from winds only letting calming sea breezes enter. The beach has a modest measurement of 30 meter in length and 20 meter in dept, but very shallow water perfect for snorkeling and swimming.
Discover Mallorca on a bicycle
Whether you are here for training or recreation, renting a bike is one of the best ways to discover the island and its many beautiful areas. Cala Llombards is perfectly connected to the rest of the island via the well-kept and very extensive network of asphalted country roads.
Visit the Mondragó nature park
Discover the most magical Balearic wildlife and views over the coast, as you stroll about in the beautiful Mondragó park, located 10-15 km from Cala Llombards. Mondragó is home to hundreds of indigenous species of birds, flowers and other species living in perfect harmony in the nearly 800 ha large nature park. Mondragó is also home to two amazing beaches offering silky soft white sand and crystal clear low water.
- ~12 km
- ~15 €
Visit the Artestruz ostrich farm
Try something different, visit the only ostrich farm in Mallorca and learn about these curious birds. At the Artestruz farm, you can feed the ostriches, see the babies (when it’s time) and even ride an ostrich. Moreover, you will learn about ostrich products and you can purchase ostrich eggs.
- ~15 km
- ~18 €
Enjoy a day at Mallorca’s largest natural beach
Cala Llombards is home to a few of the most beautiful beaches on this side of the island. However, is you are looking for more space you can head over to PLatja d’es Trenc, the biggest unspoilt beach with a length of 1900 meter.
- ~20 km
- ~23 €
The curious horse shoe rock that erects from the water is the icon of the area of Cala Llombards. It is both beautiful and mysterious at the same time, worth stopping to take a photo of.
Botanicactus is a big botanical garden covering a surface of more than 50,000 square meter. The garden offers a unique exhibition of tropical cactus and indigenous Balearic species, as well as a lake area of 10,000 square meter. A visit to the Botanicactus garden is a great way to discover and learn about the Balearic nature.
- ~7 km
- ~10 €
Visit the town of Santanyí
Santanyí is the main town of the municipality in which Cala Llombards is located, a very charming and interesting place to visit. In the heart of Santanyí you will find a nice little square full of bars and restaurants where most of the life is happening. Also at the square is the beautiful parish church of Sant Andreu in which the original medieval chapel has been preserved. There are a number of interesting local shops and galleries to discover in Santanyí, as well as a collection of landmarks worth visiting. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, you should go and visit the market for a vibrant and fun atmosphere as people haggling over all kinds of products.
- ~6 km
- ~8 €
Visit the salt mines
Not far from Cala Llombards you will find the island’s largest salt mine and factory. The salt of Mallorca is a sought for luxury product that has been developed to come in various tastes. At the factory, you will learn about the salt of Mallorca, why it is so special and, sample some of the many varieties. A guided tour takes about a half an hour and is really interesting, especially if you love food.
- ~15 km
- ~17 €
Santuari de Consolacion
If you are up for walk in the hills, you should visit the old hilltop sanctuary positioned in 210 meters height. The sanctuary has been a place of worship for centuries, as peasants went here to pray for rain. Between the 16th and 17th centuries the chapel was expanded and a fortified wall was built to create a refuge for the population to escape to during times of pirate attacks.
- ~12 km
- ~15 €
Castell de Santueri
The old fortress of Santueri was one of the last stands of the Moorish population by the time of the Catalan conquest in the 13th century. The fortress carries a number of interesting legends testifying to the importance of this place located in over 400 meters altitude overlooking the entire southeast coast. Castell de Santueri has been placed on a top 10 list of the most spectacular fortresses in all of Spain.
- ~25 km
- ~30 €
Markets, fairs and festivities
Every Saturday morning the local market in es Llombards is held. It is a charming little farmers and craft market that provides an authentic experience.
If you are looking for a bigger market place, head to the main town of Santanyí on Wednesdays or Saturdays for a much bigger and more tourist friendly market.
The village of Llombards hosts two annual events where local traditions are celebrated.
Festivitat de Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo is the patron saint of the village of Es Llombards, and honored on August 8 with a celebration. The week leading up to August 8th will have a fun program of activities for all ages including popular races, food, workshops, concerts and much more.
Where: Es Llombards
When: August 8th
Festivitat de la Immaculada Concepció
During the beginning of December, the small village of Es Llombards celebrate its patron saint, Our Lady of Immaculate Conception. This is a great time to visit as you will experience a series of traditions and see how the locals celebrate in typical Mallorcan style.
Where: Es Llombards
When: December 8th
Location & Map
From Palma International Airport
More destinations to discover and explore in the Migjorn region
Migjorn covers the south and south-eastern areas of Mallorca. Migjorn offers some of the most beautiful beaches of the island, both golden and white sandy beaches are to be found in the many coves around the coastlines. With exception of Cala d’Or, the Migjorn region mainly attracts an adult audience looking for tranquil surroundings close to nature and the local soul of the areas.
Cala Figuera is among the most picturesque holiday destinations in the southeastern Mallorca. This charming small fishing village offers a scenic and romantic holiday destination for couples and friends coming for an escape from mass-tourism or a romantic get-away. Cala Figuera is a great choice of holiday destination if nature and activities should be combined with romance.
Cala Santanyí is a picturesque and charming little holiday destination located in the south-east corner of Mallorca in a scenic cove. Cala Santanyí mainly attracts an adult audience seeking a romantic setting with direct access to the beautiful unspoiled Mediterranean nature.Accommodation in Cala Santanyí includes a few charming adult hotels and a selection of charming holiday villas and flats with great views.
Campos is the most southern municipality of Mallorca. The area includes the very popular natural beach of es Trenc, some very charming rural countryside districts and of course the many delicious restaurants found here. Campos town itself is a quiet and pastoral village surrounded by beautiful rural landscapes, where you will find the best accommodation here in a rustic finca with pool and modern amenities, perfect for couples and friends.
Colónia de Sant Jordi
Colónia de Sant Jordi is a rather small holiday resort located in the south area of Mallorca, in the municipality of Ses Salines. Colónia de Sant Jordi is build up around a marina and fishing harbor, adding some authenticity to the resort. The resort mainly attracts an adult audience and the accommodation offers reflects the needs of a child-free holiday base in the south of Mallorca.
Felanitx is an area of many faces, located on the east side of Mallorca. Felanitx offers a wealth of cultural activities and historical places of interest. The area is crowned by the iconic monastery of Sant Salvador, offering breathtaking panoramic views overlooking the entire east coast of Mallorca. Accommodation in Felanitx includes charming rural fincas and villas ready to offer the perfect frame for couples and friends traveling to the beautiful area of Felanitx.
Llucmajor is a very big area, which includes as well popular beach areas as traditional Mallorcan town life. Llucmajor is located just east of Palma, it starts in the bay of Palma, and follows the southern coastline to the beach of Sa Rapita. Llucmajor exhibits a former wealthy area of Mallorca, hence the many beautiful architectural pearls and manor houses in the local area. Accommodation offers in Llucmajor ranges from luxury finca hotels to charming flats and villas in the countryside. Llucmajor is especially loved by golfers and cyclists who come to enjoy the unique location of this destination.
Portocolom has always been known as a destination focusing on the best things in life; great food, beautiful sea views and romantic settings. Portocolom is the perfect place to enjoy the scenic Mallorcan southeast coast, it offers both beaches, charming harbor area and good infrastructure. Portocolom as a holiday destination in the Southeast of Mallorca, is an obvious choice for so many reasons and the accommodation offers here are almost impossible to filter, because they are all so wonderful.
Portopetro is a charming and picturesque little marina situated in a scenic cove in the southeastern corner of Mallorca. The picturesque area was also the reason that famous Danish architect, Jørn Utzon, built two homes in the nearby area. Portopetro is renown for its romantic attraction force and the wild Mediterranean nature areas that enhance the feeling of peace. Portopetro is an obvious choice for a romantic escape for couples looking for a tranquil holiday destination in the south-east corner with good access to roads and unspoiled nature.
Santanyí is known for its versatile characteristics, combining the best of both the rural districts and the coastal areas of Mallorca. Santanyí is the most southern municipality of Mallorca and includes popular holiday destinations such as Cala d’Or, Cala Figuera and Portopetro. Santanýi is generally a very picturesque area with lots of charm and local soul.
Ses Salines has its name from the enormous salt mines that has predominated the industry of this area already back from the Bronze Ages. The salt of Ses Salines was believed by the Romans to have a healing effect on the body why a recreation resort with natural salt baths were created here. Ses Salines is a wonderful area that combines the best of Mallorcan beaches and the charm of the rural countryside, resulting in a versatile area that attracts a broad audience.
- Emergency: 112
- National police: 091
- Local police: 092
- Guarda civil: 062
- Fire: 080
- Maritime emergencies: 900 202 202
Find an open pharmacy near Cala Llombards
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 municipality of Santanyí.
|Palma center||70 €|
|Port de Pollença||90 €|
Public bus connections to/from Cala Llombards
There is only one public connection from Llombards, in the village itself. To get to Cala Llombards and s’Almonia, you need to arrange a taxi.
- es Llombards
- ses Salines
- Colònia de Sant Jordi
- Polígon Son Noguera