Cala Llombards, Mallorca, Things to do and see, hotels, beach
Cala Llombards is just one of the many small gems of bays that Mallorca’s beautiful southeast coast hides. Cala Llombards will be especially attractive to you who have a desire for a holiday in a secluded area, close to nature and the sea.
In many ways, Cala Llombards is reminiscent of a typical cottage area – many foreigners have even bought houses in the area – which aids the feeling of exclusivity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Best places to stay in Cala Llombards
Holiday Home Cala Llombards
Located just 2 minutes walk from the beach, this modern holiday villa is an obvious choice for a holiday base in Cala Llombards. The villa offers a lot of great facilities, among others. pool and fully equipped kitchen, forming the setting for a relaxing and worry-free holiday in a private and tranquil atmosphere. The villa has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, making it ideal for a small group or a family going on a beach holiday in quiet surroundings.
Casa Antonio is a holiday villa that bids you welcome in cozy homely settings, where you can enjoy pure relaxation. The villa is located close to the coast, in undisturbed quiet surroundings, where the roar of the waves are the only sounds you hear. Outside you will find a nice large furnished sun terrace with huge private pool, a perfect area for relaxation, sunbathing and a fresh dip every now and then.
Beaches near Cala Llombards
Calo des Moro
The stunning beach of Calo des Moro has been subject of thousands of photographs from Mallorca, one of the most iconic beaches on the island. Calo des Moro is beautifully nested between the rocky cliffs decorated with pines and bushes. The water is crystal clear, with a sandy ground, which is excellent for diving and for anchoring small boats, with a depth that ranges from three to four meters off the beach.
|Sun lounger rental||No|
Cala s’Almonia or Almunia is a small natural beach dominated by rocks and cliffs. Nevertheless, the Almonia beach is quite picturesque and a tranquil place to relax.
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Markets & Events
Weekly market in Llombards
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
National police: 091
Local police: 092
Guarda civil: 062
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.
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Carrer de la Rosa, 1
Telephone: +34 971 82 95 95
Taxi fare examples
|Palma center||70 €|
|Port de Pollença||90 €|
Bus lines 500
Click here to find timetables and bus stops
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.
501 – Cala d’Or – Palma Timetables and stops for 502 here
- es Llombards
- ses Salines
- Colònia de Sant Jordi
- Polígon Son Noguera