With blissful beaches and laid-back living, Cala Bona is the perfect spot for your next getaway. Located on Majorca’s sun-drenched east coast, this destination is particularly popular with sun-seeking families and couples, especially those craving a beach break with plenty of charm.
There’s a wealth of beauty to be found in Cala Bona – from its picturesque quay to its bustling marketplaces. The town has an old-style feel, made up of meandering streets and a charming promenade with its fair share of shops. Explore its gorgeous seafront, shop for souvenirs or linger at a café with a drink in hand – a trip to Cala Bona is all about embracing the need for rest and relaxation.
Despite being a small town, there’s plenty to keep you captivated. The beach is likely to be the mainstay of your holiday, with its sprawling stretches of sand. If you don’t fancy lazing on the beach, however, there are a number of nearby attractions – from zoos to nature reserves.
Alcudia is just a short jaunt away, promising plenty in the way of stunning sands and sea. For those in seek of culture, there is a historic old town to discover. Meanwhile, those more inclined to kick back and relax will enjoy a trip to the harbour, where you’ll find a number of restaurants.
Nearby Palma Nova offers Majorca’s more adventurous side. By day, you’ll find adrenaline-inducing water sports and family entertainment while the evening makes way for excellent nightlife in the form of clubs, bars and discos.
Puerto Pollensa makes for an excellent day trip with an authentic Majorcan feel. This small town boasts a varied landscape – from its majestic mountain backdrop to its cobbled promenade and stylish marina.
Exploring Cala Bona…
For those inclined to want to return home with a few treats, Cala Bona offers more than enough in the way of retail opportunities. There are several boutiques dotted around the town, as well as the usual high street stores. If you want an authentic shopping experience, however, it’s well worth visiting one of Cala Bona’s markets. Nearby Son Severa is home to a regular market each Friday, selling everything from leather goods to handmade lace and embroidered tablecloths.
Embrace laid-back nightlife
While there might be places in Majorca that favour noisy karaoke clubs and bustling bars, Cala Bona isn’t one of them. Instead, get set to enjoy sundown in the best possible way, with a visit to one of the town’s seafront bars. The promenade is home to quirky British-style pubs, while the inner streets remain home to some traditional Majorcan haunts – perfect for a quiet drink.
Explore the water
Cala Bona is surrounded by water, making it the ideal spot to take part in a little activity. Whether you fancy a paddle in the sea, a swim or even trying a bit of snorkelling, there are numerous beauty spots to take advantage of.
Visit the Caves of Drach
A short boat trip will take you to Majorca’s iconic Caves of Drach, a set of caverns adorned with hundreds of stalagmites and stalactites. While the site is a wonder in its own right, it’s worth visiting in the evening, when guests are treated to a classical music concert. The acoustics are perfect, making for a memorable experience.
Beaches in Cala Bona
You won’t be short on beaches to visit on your trip to Cala Bona, with each offering something different. The two main beaches are both sandy, making them a great setting for an afternoon in the sunshine with the family. You’ll find numerous sunbeds and sunshades dotted around the area, as well as toilets and showers. For the little ones, there is even a playground located nearby.
For those seeking something more sedate, there are a number of sandy coves situated in the resort. Perfect for couples looking for a romantic retreat away from the tourist-led areas of Majorca.
Cuisine in Cala Bona
This part of Majorca is known for its excellent cuisine, so expect to see a number of restaurants in the town and down beside the harbour. Authentically Majorcan food features highly on many of these menus, and seafood proves particularly popular. You’re likely to come across many fresh fish dishes offering whatever has been caught that day.
Tapas is a favourite with locals and tourists alike, showcasing the very best of Majorcan cuisine. Of course, if you want to make the most of Cala Bonas’ local dishes, it’s well worth trying a Paella – this iconic dish is a Spanish as well as a Majorcan favourite.
Restaurants in Cala Bona
Cala Bona’s restaurants reflect the resort’s traditional fishing town charm, with many eateries having stood the test of time. Around the harbour, family-run restaurants dish up a mix of local cuisine and international flavours. Gorge on seafood or traditional tapas, or enjoy a glass of wine from one of the surrounding regions.
Eateries in Cala Bona are family-friendly, making it the ideal spot to take the little ones. Children are welcomed to most, if not all restaurants in Cala Bona, and you’ll often find a child-friendly menu offered by welcoming owners.
Whether you’re seeking a blissful beach getaway or a chance to relax, Cala Bona should be next on your to-visit list. From its charming surroundings to its picturesque seafront. Savour local cuisine, enjoy historical sites or embrace a range of water sports – there’s more than enough to keep you occupied.
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