Cala Figuera, Mallorca, Things to do and see, hotels, market
Cala Figuera is an iconic and very picturesque old fishing village that has retained much of its original charm despite of the increased tourism.
Things to do in Cala Figuera
Enjoy the many small beaches
Cala Figuera enjoys a fantastic location in the southeastern corner of Mallorca, close to many little coves and beaches protected from winds. A 10 minute drive from the village you will find the Mondragó Park where one of Mallorca’s absolute best beaches is found. In the neighboring area of Cala Llombards you will find the picturesque cove of Caló des Moro.
Cruise the coast
What could be more relaxing than a nice cruise along the beautiful coastline of Mallorca? Discover Mallorca’s beauty from a whole different perspective as you cruise by the many golden coves, the lagoons and dramatic rocky cliffs while enjoying the Mediterranean sun warming your body and mind?
Discover the deep blue sea
Want to see something truly amazing? Join a diving expedition from Cala Figuera, Cala Santanyí, Portopetro or Cala d’Or and discover the fascinating world below the surface, where hundreds of colorful species live in perfect harmony.
Walk to the old watchtower and lighthouse
On the cliffs above the entrance to the cove you will find the small lighthouse of Cala Figuera along with the ancient coastal watchtower of Torre den Beu. The watchtower was erected to guard against corsairs that taunted the island for centuries.
Go see the spectacular es Pontas rock
Es Pontas is an arched horseshoe shaped rock that erects out of the water just off the coast between Cala Figuera and Cala Llombards. The rock has probably been millions of years underway to have this unique shape which makes it a true wonder of nature. There is a vantage point on the cliffs, an obvious place to post updates to your instagram.
Enjoy the great network of country roads
Cycling is by far one of the most popular activities to do in Mallorca, and it’s no different in Cala Figuera. The fishing village is well connected to the extensive network of country roads leading about in the charming landscapes.
Go for a nice walk
Walking is something most people can enjoy, and you will find plenty of reasons to stretch your legs in Cala Figuera. Walking along the coastline is an obvious one, enjoying the views of the Balearic sea. But there is also the nearby Mondragó nature park, one of the island’s most beautiful natural areas. You can also climb to the ancient chapel on top of the Consolacio hill and enjoy the magical views over the entire coastline.
Best places to stay in Cala Figuera
Hotel Villa Sirena **
The cozy petit hotel is located directly on the cliffs above the beautiful coast of Cala Figuera, the perfect place to stay if you are looking for both great location and romance. The hotel is just a stone’s drive from Cala Figuera’s eateries, picturesque harbor and shops.
Beaches near Cala Figuera
Cala Figuera does not have its own beach, but in return the neighboring town of Cala Santanyí has a lovely white sandy beach in a beautiful little bay, which can be reached on foot, by bike or by car in a short time. It is also possible to visit the beautiful nature reserve Parc Natural de Mondragó, which with its almost 800 hectare ecosystem, offers two romantic sandy beaches, wrapped in the most beautiful green vegetation.
Markets & Events
There is no weekly market in Cala Figuera, however, on Wednesdays and Saturdays there is a great market in the main town of Santanyí just 5-6 minutes away by car. At the market, you will find a vibrant atmosphere and hundreds of stalls occupying the streets of the town center.
Annual events and happenings
Festes de Carme
Our Lady of Mount Carmel is protector of seamen, hence celebrated in the old port of Santanyí, Cala Figuera. The program has expanded throughout the years to include the entire week leading up to the actual day and, made it more interesting to both locals and tourists. On the day itself, you can experience a great procession at sea which is very beautiful.
Where: Cala Figuera
When: July 16th
National police: 091
Local police: 092
Guarda civil: 062
Maritime emergencies: 900 202 202
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Bus lines 500
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