Cala Santanyi is a small and relatively unspoiled holiday resort, which is located approx. 10 km southwest of the larger holiday resort Cala d’Or.
The beach in general
Cala Santanyi has a nice and large sand beach, which is located deep inside a rocky bay. The beach is very similar to the beaches in Cala d’Or, but the beach in Cala Santanyi is more spacious.
The beach is approx. 130 metres long and 80 metres wide. The sand is fine-grained, whereas the water is very clear and almost always calm. The beach offers all the usual facilities, such as sun lounges, sunshades, showers and toilets. During the high season, the beach is supervised by a lifeguard.
Behind the beach, there is a large parking space for visitors arriving by car. This is also where the bus from Cala d’Or stops.
There is usually plenty of room to play at the beach. The water is relatively shallow and there are hardly any waves, so in general, the beach is very child-friendly.
Water sports activities
Water bikes can be rented at the beach. Furthermore, the snorkelling conditions along the rocks are good and you will be able to see a lot of beautiful fish.
There are many submerged caves and holes in the area. The diving centre in the town arranges trips to many of these spots.
Behind the beach, there are a few restaurants and bars. There is also a small supermarket nearby, where you can buy refreshments.
Cala Santanyi holiday resort
Cala Santanyi is a small and relaxed holiday resort in scenic surroundings. It has a fine selection of restaurants as well as a few mini markets and tourist shops.
There are also some large hotels and private holiday apartments in Cala Santanyi. A popular hotel is the three-star Hotel Pinos Playa, which is beautifully located in peaceful surroundings and close to the lovely beach.
It is recommended to rent a car and visit some of the many beautiful beaches, small towns and nature reserves in the area of Cala Santanyi.
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Cala Santanyi map
As you can see from the map, the beach is located inside a nice bay surrounded by large trees. A bit to the southwest, you will find Cala Llombards, which is also a very lovely beach.