Are you thinking of spending a holiday on the paradise island of Mallorca? This island in the middle of the Mediterranean is one of the tourist destinations par excellence, especially during the summer season because it has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The turquoise waters and its incredible landscapes make this place a real paradise and attract many visitors every year. Whether it's the beaches, the climate or the tranquillity and relaxed philosophy that have earned Mallorca its nickname "Island of Calm", you won't regret visiting this place during your holiday.
During your stay, it is important that you choose well the area where you will stay or where you will spend most of your time. Cala Major is a tourist and coastal area located in the western part of the bay of Palma, the capital of the island. Over the years it has become one of the most popular and most visited beach areas near Palma and it is no surprise! The amount of tourist accommodation, the proximity to Palma city centre and the wonderful beach of Cala Major make it a perfect place for a dream holiday and one of the favourite places for families to stay on the island.
Cala Major beach is very close to the Porto Pi area, just a few minutes from the centre of the capital. This beautiful beach has the great advantage of being in the middle of the urban area, so its access is very easy. The beach of Cala Major is a blue flag beach and has great dimensions, so it is perfect to spend an unforgettable day with family or friends enjoying a dip in the sea. The little ones in the house will enjoy playing with the waves and building sand castles on the shore while the parents relax.
Although it is a very popular and quite busy beach, with its 200 metres of fine sand, you will have plenty of space to relax and sunbathe. The beach has plenty of services and lifeguard stations during the high season to ensure the safety of the bathers, so you won't have to worry during your day in Cala Major.
On the beach of Cala Major you will enjoy a day in a paradise of turquoise waters and all the amenities. The area has a large number of hotels, restaurants and other establishments so that you will not lack anything during your day at the beach on the island. In addition, this white sand beach has very good family facilities and offers the opportunity to practice some water sports such as snorkelling or even rent paddle boards or kayaks to enjoy a different day at sea. If you need to take a break after so many activities you have nothing to worry about, near Cala Major Beach you will find restaurants, bars and cafes in the area where you can eat something, recharge your batteries or enjoy some drinks on a terrace overlooking the sea, can you think of a better plan?
The beach of Cala Major is not the only thing this busy area has to offer. The plans and options for leisure are countless and you will always find something to do in Cala Major. As well as enjoying the sun and the Mallorcan coast, there are many other things you can do in Cala Major during your free time.
One of the most indispensable plans is to get to know the capital of the island. Palma de Mallorca is a city full of life and great beauty, so a walk through the streets of its old town is a highly recommended option to spend an afternoon on the island. The medieval architecture, the cobbled streets and the monuments found in the city will amaze everyone. During your walk through the city, don't forget to visit some of the most interesting tourist and cultural sites such as the impressive Cathedral of Mallorca or the innumerable artistic and historical museums in the city centre.
Another visit that we cannot recommend enough is the visit to the impressive Castell de Bellver. This curious medieval construction with a circular floor plan and surrounded by a dense pine forest is of incredible beauty and offers views of the city and the bay of Palma that impact all visitors. You can take guided tours of the castle, which is very close to Cala Major, and get to know all its corners and secrets while enjoying a unique experience.
If you are looking for something different to do in Cala Major, you can take advantage of an afternoon of shopping in the area. In Cala Major there is no lack of shops and businesses of all types, and very close to this tourist area is the Porto Pi shopping centre, with countless clothing and shoe shops where you can spend a perfect day of shopping.
You won't find it hard to find a place to eat in Cala Major either, although you may find it a little harder to decide among the wide range of restaurant options the area has to offer. As it is such a tourist area and receives so many visitors every year, besides being in the capital of the island and very close to the centre, you will find many establishments. The offer is very wide and you will find from international and national food to the most exotic and different varieties of cuisine. Without a doubt we recommend that you take the opportunity to try some of the traditional dishes of the island in a typical Mallorcan restaurant, so that you can get to know the authentic flavours of the Mediterranean, you will love them!
The MLL Hotel Blue Bay is the perfect place to stay during your visit to Cala Major. Just 500 metres from the beach of Cala Major and with great facilities it is the perfect place to enjoy your holiday in Cala Major in the best possible way. With an outdoor swimming pool, modern and well equipped rooms and a great location, MLL Hotel Blue Bay will be your ideal hotel. Furthermore, being both close to the beach and the town centre will allow you to get to know the island thoroughly and enjoy a unique experience.