Cala D’Or (Spanish for ‘Golden Bay’) is a delightful, sheltered coastal resort on the southeast coast of Mallorca.
If you’re looking for a holiday villa or apartment to rent in Cala d’Or, then the team at Balearic Villas have all the local knowledge, and fantastic properties, you could ever need. They will carefully select your luxury villa to perfectly match your holiday requirements.
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Luxury villa rentals in Cala D’Or, Mallorca
At Balearic-villas.com have a superb choice of holiday villas and apartments available to rent here at a wide range of prices. Here’s a guide to some of the sights and sounds of Cala d’Or to help you make the most of your dream holiday.
Boat trips – take a trip on one of the local glass-bottomed boats. If you really want to push the boat out you could hire the classy 16m yacht ‘Vita Bel II’ which is moored in Cala d’Or.
Caves of Hams – interesting cavernous formations and beautiful underground lake. Just a short drive from Cala d’Or.
Caves of Drach – Mallorca’s most spectacular and popular cave attraction in nearby Porto Cristo. Open from April to October.
Cala Gran – Cala d’Or’s largest pine-fringed cove beach. Sun loungers and parasols available for hire. Roped-off area for safe swimming.
Es Trenc – beautiful beach of golden sand and turquoise waters. Fringed by pine trees and sand dunes, it is also very popular with naturists.
Cala Llonga Marina – one of the best marinas on Mallorca’s east coast. Moorings for up to 565 boats.
Mallorcalandia Fun Park – plenty for the kids to do at this nearby children’s attraction. Go-carts, trampolines and hours of fun.
Felanitx Market – this nearby Sunday market is regarded as being one of the best in the whole of Mallorca. A special bus to the market from Cala d’Or is put on each Sunday.
Annual Fiesta – Cala d’Or’s ‘Fiesta de la Mare de Deu del Mar’ (Feast of Our Lady of the Sea) is held in mid August every year. Look out for the spectacular maritime procession around the harbour area.
International Jazz Festival – usually held in July each year. A must for music fans.
Cycling – good area to enjoy cycling if the rigours of the Tramuntana mountains in the north of the island are a little too much for you. Great way to explore the lovely coves of Cala d’Or.
Your perfect holiday accommodation in Cala d’Or
Originally a small fishing port, ‘Cala d’Or’ is actually the collective name for six coastal resorts in one, all featuring small, pretty marinas. These are Cala Gran, Cala Serena, Cala Ferrara, Cala Gran, Cala Llonga and Cala Esmerelda.
Holidaymakers naturally love the smart, modern resort of Cala d’Or. In addition to the idyllic, sheltered cove beaches, the town itself has an attractive Andalucian ‘pueblo’ feel to it, neither too big nor too small.
It’s true to say that Cala d’Or is widely regarded as one of the finest resorts on the east coast of Mallorca. Hardly surprising given its collection of beautiful little coves backed by pine tree-laden cliffs and sheltered from the wind. The area is ideal for swimming in the crystal clear waters as well as various other water-related activities.
Cala d’Or is a magnet for sun worshippers too – this eastern coast of Mallorca, enjoys the most hours of sunshine in the whole of the island!
So whether it’s a cool, contemporary villa, or a cosy, modern apartment overlooking the sea, we have a variety of rental accommodation options for you to choose from. You are sure to find your ideal holiday home from home here at a good value price.
Let’s Go Scuba!
If you enjoy maritime related pursuits, Cala d’Or is the perfect rented holiday destination. As well as swimming, snorkelling, fishing, pedalo hire and boat trips, you may fancy your hand at scuba diving. You’ll find a scuba diving centre at Cala Ferrera and there is also a dive centre on Cala Gran Beach.
You’ve arrived in the smart east coast resort of Cala d’Or late in the afternoon and the sun is shining. You unpack, take a quick look around your rented villa, and it’s time to relax after your journey. So you gather friends and family round to share a few tasty nibbles. After a pleasant siesta, it’s time to explore all the Cala d’Or area has to offer. As the sun begins to set you take a stroll around the resort’s delightful marina checking out the millionaire yachts before stopping for a refreshing beer in one of the small harbour side café-bars.
Feeling a little peckish, you settle on one of the local restaurants. Seafood appears to be the order of the day here, so you choose something tasty such as ‘paella marisco’ (seafood paella) from the menu, as well as a bottle of chilled white Mallorcan wine to compliment.
After a post-prandial digestif you make your way home to your holiday villa in the barmy evening light. It’s been a busy first day in Cala d’Or and you sleep like a log. Because tomorrow your real holiday begins with a fabulous boat trip!
How to get to – and around – Cala d’Or
Cala d’Or is roughly 40 miles east of Palma and its International Airport. If arriving at your holiday rental accommodation by hire car from the airport, initially join the Ma-19 motorway heading towards Campos. At Campos turn onto the Ma-5120 direction Felanitx. From here, continue eastwards, following the signs to Cala d’Or.
You can of course choose to tae a taxi from the airport instead and hire a car once in the resort. Taxis take about an hour and a half and cost roughly 70 euros.
Regular, reliable buses run from Cala d’Or into Mallorca’s capital city of Palma every day of the week as well as to Manacor and Cala Ratjada. There is also a tourist ‘mini train’ to shuttle you along the coast to the beaches at Cala Esmerelda, Cala Llonga and Porto Petro.
So whether you’re looking to rent a fabulous holiday villa for family and friends or a chic, contemporary apartment for a well-earned romantic break, we at Balearic Villas would be happy to help you find your dream rental property in the Cala d’Or area of Mallorca.
One thing’s for sure, as soon as you arrive at your holiday rental accommodation in Cala d’Or you’ll immediately want to explore this fabulous coastal resort!
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