Cales de Mallorca, Mallorca, Things to do and see and places to stay
Calas de Mallorca is one of the newer and ever-growing holiday destinations of the East Coast for families of all sizes.
The area and the small town surround three smaller bays, with associated beaches with good child-friendly conditions and fine facilities.
Calas de Mallorca is a great base for a family or beach holiday in scenic surroundings, without too much hustle and bustle – yet with facilities to entertain all ages.
Things to do in Cales de Mallorca
Rent a bike
The terrain of Manacor municipality is perfect for road cycling, there is something for all levels. The extensive and well-kept network of asphalted roads makes it hassle-free to get out and about on the island, you can reach the most scenic and picturesque places while enjoying the fresh air under the Mediterranean sun.
Ride the mini train
If you are traveling with children or infants, they are going to live a trip in the mini train that circuits Cales de Mallorca every hour. A ride in the mini train is a great way to get familiar with your holiday base, to know where all the bars and shops are located at and, of course give the children a fun time.
Scuba diving excursions
Diving is a fun and memorable activity and, one of the most popular things to do in Mallorca. You will discover and explore the deep blue sea, the colorful reefs and maritime life that lives in perfect harmony under the surface of the Balearic sea. You will dive to caves, valleys and reefs full of color and life.
Visit the Rafa Nadal Experience Museum
Explore the career of the Mallorcan tennis star, Rafa Nadal with an entry ticket to the Rafa Nadal Museum Xperience in Manacor, about 10 minutes by car from cales de Mallorca. Test your skills on an unforgettable adventure using the latest technologies in audiovisual media and interactive displays. Among other things, you can: Enjoy a fun and interactive experience for all the family, test your sporting skills, compete in the latest generation sports simulators and sharpen your senses with Michael Phelps, Cristiano Ronaldo and Usain Bolt.
Cuevas del Drach (Dragon Caves)
One of Mallorca’s main tourist attractions is located just a short drive from Cales de Mallorca, the fascinating Dragon Caves. These fascinating underground caves of hundreds of thousands of stalagmites and stalactites that has been created throughout millions of years makes for a memorable trip suitable for all ages. At the bottom of the caves you will discover the largest underground lake in Europe, Lago Martel. Here, an orchestra will perform a classical concert for you and you can jump in one of the boats and go for a sail in the illuminated caves.
Sanctuary of Sant Salvador
The old sanctuary of Sant Salvador is situated at the summit of the mountain of same name, in over 400 meters altitude. The sanctuary was built in the mid-14th century as a place for the population to take refuge during the rage of the Black Death. Sant Salvador is undoubtedly one of the most popular landmarks in the nearby area, offering the most breathtaking views from the many panorama points. If you are by foot, then you can follow the old pilgrim path marked by the 12 stations of the via crucis.
Where to stay in Banyalbufar?
Banyalbufar is an amazing place to stay; the tranquility, the nature, the views and the charm – all factors that make this area worth considering for a holiday base.
HYB Eurocalas ****
This large hotel, consisting of both apartments and family rooms, is designed and built to create an optimal setting for families with young children. The beach is just a few minutes from the hotel, as well as the town center.
HSM Apartamentos Calas Park
If the idea of a spacious bright apartment with balcony and sea view tempts, then the apartment hotel here is just the thing. The newly renovated bright apartments are just minutes from the beautiful large beach, Cala Domingo, and also offer large nice pool. Every day and evening there is entertainment for the little ones, with shows, activities and games, while you can relax and enjoy the Mediterranean sun.
The beaches in Cales de Mallorca
Cala Antena beach is narrow, and it is the result of a sea inlet of 170 meters. This part of the coast is located between cliffs with scrubland, and on the right part there are some mountain walls and hotels, whereas the left part is lower and unspoilt.
Cala es Domingos
The natural environment is characterized by the pine trees, scrubland and rocks. This beach is long and large, 150 metres both, and it finishes with a fork, Cala es Domingos Petits or Cala Tropicana and Cala es Domingos Grans, which have the same wide entrance and they are divided by a steep rocky headland, which can be passed on foot or on the seaway, and this is where the biggest part of residences and hotels are.
Annual events and happenings
Festes Populars de Cales de Mallorca
Festes Populars is an initiative brought to Cales de Mallorca for you to see and enjoy some of the real Mallorcan traditions. At the festival, there will be performances of the xeremiers (Mallorcan bagpipes), folk dances, a market, fire shows etc. This is a great chance for you to really feel the Mallorcan soul.
Cales de Mallorca tourist office
Passeig de Manacor, s/n
Tel. +34 662 350 859
Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 to 14:00
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.
When on the page, select ‘Mallorca’ from the list and then select the town you need a pharmacy in from the drop down list.
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Bus lines 400
Click here to find timetables and bus stops
Line 424 – Cales de Mallorca – Manacor hospital Timetables and stops for 424 here
- Cales de Mallorca
- Son Macià (Manacor)
- Hospital Manacor
From the airport to Cales de Mallorca
If you want to make use of public transport from Palma airport to Cales de Mallorca, you need to take airport bus line A42 to Manacor and then shift to line 424 to Cales de Mallorca.
Line 424 – Cales de Mallorca – Manacor hospital Timetables and stops for A42 here
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