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Colònia de Sant Jordi holiday guide

Discover the wonderful local area of Colònia de Sant Jordi, Ses Salines, and find inspiration for your holiday.

Things to see and do in Colònia de Sant Jordi

The beaches of Mondrago park in Mallorca is a major attraction

Mondragó Park

The nature park of Mondragó (Santanyí) is the most scenic and picturesque place in the entire southeast region of Mallorca. The park extends behind two white sandy beaches (s’Amarador and Cala Mondragó) and offers almost 800 ha of unspoiled Balearic wildlife to enjoy. There are numerous walking routes which lead about in the park and info-boards telling about the species found here. If you are more fond of relaxing, you can look forward to two of the very best beaches in Mallorca.

From Colonia de Sant Jordi

  • ~22 km

  • ~25 €

boat trip to the island of cabrera

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Boat trip to Cabrera

If you are in this area, you can not miss out on a boat trip to the nature park and archipelago of Cabrera located south of Mallorca’s coasts. Cabrera is is magical place, beautiful and interesting, which is why a visit to the islands is an extremely popular thing to do from Colonia de Sant Jordi. You can choose between a number of different trips, half day, full day, sunset sail etc., all of them are popular and you will have good value for money as this is a unique experience.

unspoiled beach called es trenc in campos mallorca

Platja d’es Trenc

About 6 km from Colonia de Sant Jordi you will find the largest unspoiled beach of Mallorca, the Platja d’es Trenc. The beach offers a staggering length of 1900 meters and an average width of 25 meters, with plenty of space for both beach activities and sunbathing. The beach is part of a large protected natural area that is unique because of the fine dunes and eco-system behind it. The water is low and very clear, perfect for all ages to enjoy.

bike rental in colonia de sant jordi

Rent a bike and go on adventure

Cycling is one of the most popular things to do in Mallorca, and the area around Colonia de Sant Jordi is no exception. Hundreds of kilometers of asphalted roads lead about in the charming countryside that surrounds the coast, simply perfect conditions for pedaling. On a bike, you will be able to easily reach the many charming villages hamlets, hidden gems in the coves and the incredible vantage points overlooking the coastline.

scuba diving in colonia de sant jordi mallorca

Go scuba diving

Mallorca is renown for its beautiful reefs, mysterious undersea caves and hundreds of fascinating species living under the surface of the sea. Join a scuba diving excursion from Colonia de Sant Jordi and go on an unforgettable adventure in the deep blue, where you will meet the a whole new world of life and colors.

Artestruz ostrich farm and park in Campos Mallorca

Visit the Artestruz ostrich farm

Artestruz is an ostrich farm located some 10 km from Colonia de Sant Jordi, a fun and fascinating place to visit. These curious oversized birds are as fun to interact with as they are looking at. At Artestruz you can feed them, learn a lot about them, visit the babies and even ride an ostrich.

botanicactus is a botanical garden located in ses salines in mallorca island

Visit the Botanicactus botanical garden

Botanicactus is a botanical garden covering more than 50,000 m2 land located in Ses Salines, just 7 km from Colònia de Sant Jordi. As the name suggests, Botanicactus is specialized in cactus of various tropical kinds. Besides from the great selection of cactus sorts, the botanical garden also offer about 25,000 m2 of indigenous Balearic species such as olive trees, pomegranates, almond trees, pines, cypresses, orange trees, eucalyptus and much more. The visit is both beautiful and interesting, absolutely worth it if you have any interest in flora.

Things to see near Colonia de Sant Jordi

The sanctuary of Sant Salvador is an attraction in Felanitx

Santuari de Sant Salvador

The sanctuary of Sant Salvador dates back from the mid-14th century where it was built as a refuge from the Black Death. It has since functioned as a monastery and place of worship and divine veneration. Today, you can visit this historical place situated at 405 meters altitude offering the most breathtaking panoramic views of the southeastern Mallorca. It is a great destination for cyclists and walkers who will enjoy the steep ascent up the mountain.

From Colonia de Sant Jordi

  • ~35 km

  • ~40 €

the salt factory in ses salines in mallorca island

Guided visit to the salt factory Salinas d’Es Trenc

The salt mines of Ses Salines are mythical and has been exploited since prehistoric times when ancient Phoenicians, Carthaginians and Romans extracted it, in other words, an indigenous product of Mallorca. Come visit and book a guided tour of the salt mines and factory, and discover the entire process of how this tasteful product is produced. The salt of Ses Salines is some of the purest in the world and has been categorized as a luxury product.

From Colonia de Sant Jordi

  • ~5 km

  • ~7 €

Talayotic village els Antigors

If you have interest in archaeology or history, then a visit to the ruins of this prehistoric village is an obvious choice in this area. At the site you can discover the remains of a prehistoric village established around 1,100 BC, its outer walls and the characteristic “talaiots” that gave name to an entire culture with their tower-like megalithic constructions.

From Colonia de Sant Jordi

  • ~8 km

  • ~10 €

Markets, fairs and festivities

Weekly market

Every Wednesday morning the local market in Colobnia de Sant Jordi is held. At the market you can purchase and sample a wide range of local delicacies and products, ranging from leather goods to fresh produce.

Should you miss the market on Wednesday, you can visit the market in Ses Salines on Thurdays.

Annual fairs and festivities

April

Festes de Sant Jordi / Fira de Sal

Every year, towards the end of April, the patron saint of Colònia de Sant Jordi, Saint George, is celebrated with a great party in the village. For a wekk, the town will be full of fun and cultural activities and events for you to enjoy, for example exhibitions, photography contests, live concerts, dances, food stands and more.

Coinciding with the celebration is the annual salt and spices fair which pays homage to the main product of the area, salt. You can look forward to a big market and both spices, herbs, foods and crafts, but also, a lot of gastronomical experiences. Special dishes are served at extremely low prices during this week, all with a twist of the local salt.

Where: Colònia de Sant Jordi

When: End of April

June

Sant Joan

Come and celebrate the night of Sant Joan in Colònia de Sant Jordi on June 23rd. Bonfires and lights illuminate the beautiful southern coastline of Mallorca, where demons and traditional figures from the regional folklore dance to the sounds of typical rhythms accompanied by an exciting audience.

Where: Colònia de Sant Jordi

When: June 23rd

October

Opportunities fair

During October, the stores of the area empty their stock and put it all on sale for discounted prices. This is a great opportunity to get some shopping done or find the perfect present for someone you love.

Where: Colònia de Sant Jordi

When: October

Location & Map

From Palma International Airport

49 km

40 min

55€

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

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 Llombards

Cala Llombards is an outlandish and tranquil holiday destination, perfect for the self-catering holidaymaker who appreciates sea views and seclusion from mass tourism. Cala Llombards is a rather small and quiet destination, where you will find accommodation in a villa or flat with stunning location and views close to the many golden coves in the area. Choose Cala Llombards for a holiday base in solitude.

Cala Santanyí

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

Campos is one of the most southern municipalities 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.

Felanitx

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Weather & Climate

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Tourist information

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

Find an open pharmacy near Colonia de Sant Jordi

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
Airport50 €
Palma60 €
Pollença80 €
Alcúdia70 €
Valldemossa70 €
Sineu40 €

502 - Santanyí - Palma
Timetables and stops for 502 here

  • Santanyí
  • es Llombards
  • ses Salines
  • Colònia de Sant Jordi
  • Campos
  • Llucmajor
  • Polígon Son Noguera
  • s’Arenal
  • Aeroport
  • Palma

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