Font de sa Cala, Mallorca, Things to do and see, beach and hotels
Font de sa Cala is a rather small beach resort in the northeast part of Mallorca. The name comes from a natural stream in the local area.
Font de sa Cala is a great choice of destination if you are looking for something quiet and tranquil, perfect for couples and families with infants.
Popular things to do in Font de sa Cala
Head up to the nearby Cala Ratjada to find one of the stables where you can rent a horse and join an amazing excursion on a horseback. The northeastern part of Mallorca is incredibly beautiful, with the Llevant mountains rising behind the stunning coastlines. There are multiple excursions you can join, both sunset rides and daytime rides.
From the harbor in Cala Ratjada you can go on a boat cruise around the stunning coastline. There are a number of different cruises to choose from, dolphin safari, sunset cruises or day cruises with glass bottom boats.
If golf is your game then you will be thrilled to know that some of the most challenging courses is found in the nearby area from Font de sa Cala. Capdepera, Canyamel, Son Servera and Pula golf, four 18-hole courses full of bunkers, ponds and trees awaits you to see if you can play to your handicap. All of them have excellent club houses to enjoy a refreshment after a good game.
Take a dive under the sea and discover a whole new world of beauty and life. Swim through mysterious caves, open valleys and colorful reefs, while taking pictures and meeting fascinating species.
Walking in the Llevant
Walk along gravel paths and unbeaten tracks to find the most breathtaking vantage point and unspoiled Balearic wildlife. The nearby Llevant mountain range offers a wealth of amazing nature to indulge in, many marked routes and a number of panoramic viewpoints. You can also enjoy walking in the area around Capdepera and Cala Ratjada, for example to the beautiful old lighthouse or the ruins of the old Son Jaumell watchtower.
Cuevas de Arta
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
One of the most well-preserved and historical castles is situated just a short drive from Font de sa Cala, the impressive Capdepera castle. The fortress was erected in the early 14th century shortly after the Catalan conquest of the archipelago, to guard the coast and protect the new settlers of the island after centuries of Moorish domination. At the castle you can discover how life was hundreds of years ago, as well as enjoy the magical views of the coastline from the old watchtowers.
Torre de Canyamel
Torre de Canyamel is an old fortress dating from the late Middle Ages when the area was divided by private landowners. It was set up as a refuge for the population to seek to in times of crisis. Nowadays the fortress is an exhibition space with changing collections on display. Next to the tower is a great restaurant worth trying.
The Sant Salvador church is one of the most emblematic and iconic buildings in the northeastern part of Mallorca. It is situated at the summit of the holy hill of Artà, and you will need to climb a 180 step stairway to reach it. The church was originally built on the site of a Moorish mosque, but was destroyed in the 19th century after being used as a hospital for victims of a terrible plague. The church is surrounded by a fortified wall dating from the Middle Ages and used for protecting the population. From the church you can enjoy the most amazing views of the area and Artà town.
Climb the holy hill of Arta and visit the Sant Salvador church
Església Nova is a unique open-air church designed by famous Catalan architect Joan Rubio, whom was a partner of Antoni Gaudí. The church was never finished, nevertheless, still incredibly beautiful.
Where to stay in Font de sa Cala?
AluaSoul Carolina – Adults Only ****
AluaSoul Carolina is beautifully situated on the cliffs with direct views of the Mediterranean Sea, and right down to the scenic beach of Font de sa Cala. On the roof terrace you can relax in the cloud bar or in the jacuzzi while enjoying the warm sun.
Iberostar Pinos Park ****
The hotel offers a range of child-friendly facilities such as a playground, playroom, mini golf, kids’ club, table tennis and much more. In the evening there is entertainment on stage. Rooms are family-friendly, spacious and have a balcony with views. The hotel is located right next to the beautiful beach around which the area is built, an idyllic place to enjoy the holiday with the kids.
Hotel Na Taconera ****
The hotel offers bright inviting rooms, large restaurant, delicious sun terrace at the top overlooking the entire bay and beautiful pool area. At the hotel you will also find a range of wonderful wellness activities such as a gym, yoga class, personal training, massage and sauna that complete a relaxing stay.
Beach of Font de sa Cala
The beach of Font de sa Cala is beautifully nested between low cliffs with pine trees. The water here is very calm and not deep, perfect for small children. The beach contain fine-grained golden sand that has been artificially deployed to develop this stunning touristic area.
Due to an underwater flow the water in Font de sa Cala is slightly colder than many other nearby resorts.
National police: 091
Local police: 092
Guarda civil: 062
Maritime emergencies: 900 202 202
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