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Cala Bona, Mallorca, Things to do and hotels

Cala Bona is a wonderful and family-friendly holiday destination that has retained much of its originality and charm, while developing with good facilities.

Cala Bona offers a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere, perfect for the family with young children or the couple who want a quiet base with access to white sandy beach.

Boats anchored in the marina in Cala bona, Mallorca island, Spain.



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Why visit Cala Bona

Is Cala Bona a good holiday destination?

Cala Bona is a popular resort developed from an old fishing village, which gives it a touch of authenticity. It’s a rather small resort compared to many other destinations, which makes it easy to get around and reach the wonderful beach which is never far from you.

During the summer months, Cala Bona becomes quite busy, but never in an uncomfortable way. Unlike the adjacent resort of Cala Millor, Cala Bona retains a more laid back vibe.

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 the amazing beach


sandy beach with blue shallow waters in Cala Bona, Mallorca island, Spain.

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.

Cala Bona beach is 453 meters long and 32 meters deep, plenty of space for both relaxation and play in the soft light sand. The beach in Cala Bona has all imaginable facilities that ensures a superb beach trip.

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.

Go cycling

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.

Horseback riding

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.

Go golfing

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.

Mini train

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.

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.



Caves and tourist attraction of Cuevas de Arta in Canyamel, Mallorca.

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.

Visit the Cuevas de Arta, a great experience for the whole family


Old coastal fortress of Castell de sa Punta de n'Amer in Mallorca, Spain.

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.

Walk to the Punta Amer fortress and enjoy the magical views


Medieval fortress and watchtower of Torre de Canyamel in Mallorca, seen from below the massive fortified walls.

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.

Torre de Canyamel fortress


Open-air unfinished church Església Nova in Son Servera village, Mallorca island.
A view into the unfinished church of Església Nova in Son Servera

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.

Visit the Església Nova open-air church

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Cala Bona is located in the northeastern part of Mallorca, approx. 72 km (~44 miles) from the airport.

You have several options for transfers.

A taxi will take about an hour and cost you about 90 euros.

You may also use the airport bus, A42, which will take about 1:40 hour and cost 15 euros.



You can easily walk between the two adjacent resorts along the beautiful beachline. It’s a nice and tranquil walk that should take you about 25 minutes.

Unfortunately, Cala Bona does not have its own weekly market. However, just a few km from the resort you can visit the village of Son Servera which offers a weekly market on Fridays.

Events in Cala Bona

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.



Tourism Festival

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!

Support Local

Supporting local communities during your travels can have a profound impact. Stock up with groceries locally, stop in an artisan shop or enjoy a refreshment at a restaurant or bar. Now more than ever, these small businesses need support from travelers near and far.

Practical Info

Useful Numbers

Emergency: 112
National police: 091
Local police: 092
Guarda civil: 062
Fire: 080
Tourist Office: +34 971 813 912

Public Transport

Bus lines: A42 (Airport), 412, 441, 454

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