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Cala Major beach
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Cala Major (Cala Mayor) is situated only a few kilometres west of Palma de Mallorca.

The resort was very popular in the early years of mass tourism in Mallorca, but then its popularity diminished and it most of all became a residential area. Lately there has been renewed interest in Cala Major and a lot of money has gone into its redevelopment.

The beach in general
The lovely beach of Cala Major is 200 meters long and 80 meters wide.

It has recently been regenerated with fine sand and is now better and larger than before. The water is crystal clear.

The beach tends to be crowded during July and August, especially on Sundays where the locals themselves visits the beach.

Child friendly
The beach is very suited for children. 

Water sports  
Only pedal boats.

Beach restaurants
Along the beach promenade you will find a lot of restaurants and bars.

The city behind the beach
Cala Major is a good place to spend the holiday if you want to be close to Palma de Mallorca.

Expedia offers a wide range of hotels in Cala Major, some of the best are the three Luabay hotels, all direct at the beach.

Cala Major is also known for the luxurious Palacio Marivent, the summer residence of the Spanish royal family, and the art museum Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró (surrealist painter Joan Miró).

 

Cala Major beach Mallorca - photo by Rodrigo Janantonio

Cala Major beach Mallorca - photo by Rodrigo Janantonio

Cala Major beach Mallorca - photo by Rodrigo Janantonio 

 
 
   

Cala Major map
Cala Major beach from above.

By moving the map a little to the south east you will find Palacio Marivent. The Joan Miró museum is about 400 meters to the north east.


Cala Major GPS coordinates
39°33'08" N  -  2°36'22" E

 

   
 

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