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.

canyamel marked on map of mallorca island


Things to do

Things to do and see in Canyamel

golfing on beautiful golf course in mallorca


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.

cyclist cycling on a mountain road in mallorca


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.

group of people hiking and walking in mallorca


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.

hotels and marina in cala ratjada mallorca

Marine Activities

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 old fortress in capdepera mallorca

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.

Visit the ancient fortress and the restaurant

stalagmite and stalactite caves of cuevas de arta in canyamel mallorca is a major tourist attraction to visit


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.

Visit the Arta caves

capdepera medieval fortress and castle on a hill in mallorca is a tourist attraction

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.

Visit the medieval castle in Capdepera

torre cega and march palace is an exhibition space in cala ratjada mallorca

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.

Indulge in unique art collections at Sa Torre Cega

Where to stay

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.

five star luxury hotel pleta de mar in canyamel mallorca

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.

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sea views from a balcony at a beach hotel in canyamel mallorca

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.

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sa torre apartment hotel in canyamel mallorca

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.

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Canyamel beach

beach of canyamel holiday resort mallorca

The beach of Canyamel is beautiful and features fine-grained golden sand, and protection from winds from the rocky cliffs of Cap Vermell.

Length 290
Width/depth 80
Blue flag Yes
Showers Yes
Toilets Yes
First aid Yes
Parking Yes
Wheelchair access Yes
Kiosk Yes
Practical Info


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

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Typical taxi fares

Destination Approximate price
Airport 80€
Valldemossa 90€
Port de Pollença 52€
Alcúdia 42€
Sineu 50€
Porto Cristo 27€
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