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.

cala figuera marked on map of mallorca

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Things to do

Things to do in Cala Figuera

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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.

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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?

scuba diving from the coast off mallorca island

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.

watchtower torre den beu at the cliffs over cala figuera in santanyi mallorca balearic islands

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.

Learn more about Torre den Beu

horseshoe shaped large rock known as es pontas in mallorca

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.

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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.

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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.

Where to stay

Best places to stay in Cala Figuera

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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.

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Beaches

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.

Gallery

Pictures from Cala Figuera

Market & Events

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

July

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

Facts & History
Practical Info

Emergencies

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

Find an open pharmacy anywhere in Mallorca

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

Find a pharmacy

Town Hall

Carrer de la Rosa, 1
Telephone: +34 971 82 95 95

Taxi fare examples

Destination Approximate price
Airport 70 €
Palma center 80 €
Port de Pollença 80 €
Alcúdia 70 €
Valldemossa 80 €
Sineu 50 €

Bus lines 500

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503 – Portocolom – Palma Timetables and stops for 503 here

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