Canyamel, Mallorca, Things to do and see and hotels
Canyamel is a small and tranquil coastal area developed from the wonderful beach of Cala Canyamel. The area mainly aims for an adult and mature audience looking for secluded and exclusive facilities. The hotels in Canyamel are of high standard and ready to accommodate high expectations.
Canyamel is the perfect area for both romance and physical activities. The surrounding area is particularly loved by golfers, walkers, cyclists and sailers.
Things to do and see in Canyamel
Golf is one of the most popular sports in Canyamel, namely because some of the most challenging courses are situated here. With 10 km from Canyamel you have access to four amazing 18-hole golf courses full of challenges that will make it difficult but extremely fun to play up to your handicap. The courses are set in beautiful surroundings and all clubs have great clubs houses where you can enjoy a refreshment.
Canyamel is perfect for cycling the huge network of asphalted roads makes it easy to get out and about in the beautiful nature. There are numerous places to visit, thrilling turns that ascends and descends in the hill and mountains in the Llevant. Another important thing that makes cycling fantastic in here is the fact that traffic is usually lower in this part of the island and the roads broader.
Reach the most incredible and breathtaking vantage points in the Llevant mountains by entering the nature park located in nearby Artà. In the Llevant mountain park you can discover unspoiled Balearic wildlife, follow numerous scenic paths and routes and feel the total freedom of not being limited in any way, the world is open to you. In the mountain park you will also discover points of interest such as the Betlem hermitage, ancient barracks and ruins of watchtowers.
Canyamel is located on the north-eastern coast of Mallorca, a perfect area to discover some of the island’s most diverse attributes. Head up to Cala Ratjada, about 10 minutes from Canyamel, and join of the many yacht cruises leaving from the marina. The cruises are perfect for a relaxing half day or full day on the sea. You will visit some of the hidden coves and lagoons, as well as see the dramatic Llevant mountain range rise high above you. There’s also the opportunity to jump in the crystal clear waters for a swim.
Torre de Canyamel
The biggest landmark of the area is the Torre de Canyamel, an old fortress used for protecting the local population against raids from the sea. During the 16th and 17th century, Mallorca faced numerous brutal raids of corsairs trying to capture hostages and loot the villages. Nowadays, the old fortress is used as a venue where you will find changing exhibitions on display. Next to the fortress is a great restaurant renown for its suckling pig and homegrown commodities.
CUEVAS DE ÁRTÀ
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.
Castell de Capdepera
It is easy to be fascinated by old castles and fortresses from the Middle Ages, and in Capdepera you can visit one of these. The Capdepera castle was constructed iin the early 14th century just after the archipelago had been conquered by the Catalan troops. Throughout the centuries the castle expanded with the villagers lived inside the walls. From the watchtowers you can spot the neighboring island of Menorca, as well as you can browse the many sections of the construction getting a good feeling of how life used to be here. Every years in May there is a big medieval fair and market held in the castle, a fun and cultural event worth visiting.
Sa Torre Cega / Palau Ca’n March
Former summer residence of Leonora and Joan March is now transformed into an amazing exhibition space that you enjoy a visit to. The sculpture collection is an extension of the collection found in the March palace in Palma, personally handpicked by art connoisseur Bartolomé March. The botanical gardens of Torre Cega has been under reformation by renown landscape gardeners such as Russel Page, Leandro Delgade and Gabriel Alomar, who has all contributed to the splendor of these magical gardens. If you wish to visit the interior you can book visits and guided tours.
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.
Hotel Pleta de Mar – Adults Only *****
Treat yourself to a hotel stay at Pleta de mar – Adults Only, a hotel located in beautiful natural surroundings close to the beach. The hotel is stylishly and elegantly decorated with attention to detail for the best comfort and convenience during your stay.
Melbeach Hotel og Spa – Adults Only ****
If you are looking for the supremely best views in the whole of Canyamel, then this hotel offer is just the thing. Melbeach is located directly on the beach in the bay and there are unique sea views from all of the extremely delicious rooms of the hotel, as well as from the lovely Mediterranean restaurant. The hotel is perfect for couples looking for the best location for the sun holiday.
Apartamentos Sa Torre
If you’re looking for a cozy little apartment in a quiet neighborhood in Canyamel, then Apartamentos Sa Torre is one of the best options in the area. The apartment complex is no more than a few minutes from the lovely beach, and the apartments are suitable for both couples and small families.
The beach of Canyamel is beautiful and features fine-grained golden sand, and protection from winds from the rocky cliffs of Cap Vermell.
National police: 091
Local police: 092
Guarda civil: 062
Maritime emergencies: 900 202 202
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Bus lines 400
Typical taxi fares
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