Mallorca East coast
The eastern part of Mallorca treats
its visitors with a diversity, which is hard to find anywhere else
on the popular holiday island. Mountains, sand beaches, rocky bays,
modern holiday resorts and charming villages - this part of Mallorca
has it all.
This diversity also applies to the
beaches. Here you will both find remote bays and long sand beaches
near some of the most popular holiday resorts in Mallorca.
However, the east coast is best known
for the beaches that are located deep inside the most beautiful
rocky bays. In Spanish, this beach type often includes the word cala
and the most prominent examples are the five lovely beaches near the
holiday resort Cala d'Or.
Further to the southwest, you will find another famous cala: the
natural beach Cala Mondrago,
which is located in a beautiful national park.
For those who feel like taking a
longer walk (min. 5 km), the marble bay
Marmols is very tempting with its beautiful rocks and
crystal clear water. The walk is through a rather impassable
terrain, so there are usually not many visitors at the beach - not
even during the high season. The 15-minute walk to the just as
beautiful natural beach,
Cala Varques, is less demanding,
but then you will also meet more people during July and August.
The east coast of Mallorca has many
popular holiday resorts, the biggest ones being
Cala Ratjada. All three holiday resorts have a lot of
action with large all inclusive hotels, lots of shops, a wide
selection of restaurants, large beaches and an active nightlife for
the young people. The lovely Cala dOr is a bit more exclusive and
quiet and has many returning visitors.
Behind the coast, you will find many
interesting towns that are worth a visit. In particular the town
Artà, which will treat you with a genuine and authentic Mallorca
experience despite its tourist influence. In the small narrow
streets, it is possible to buy products from the many local artisans
and craftsmen and on Tuesdays, the local market is buzzing with
life. Another exciting town is Felanitx, which is known for its wine
production. Here you can visit the local market on Sunday mornings.