Cala Blava, Majorca, Spain
A small resort with relaxing atmosphere only 3 km from bustling El Arenal and 15 km from Palma Airport.
Cala Blava which means Blue Cove, is a secluded resort predominantly a residential area situated on the far east side of the Palma Bay. An ideal location for a peaceful holiday within easy reach of the bustling resorts of El Arenal, Playa de Palma and Ca'n Pastilla, along with the islands capital Palma.
With towering cliffs, rocky inlets and secluded coves this stretch of coastline is protected and has retained its natural beauty.
Cala Blava is a sand and stone cove accessed by a stairway, it's just 30-metres in length and 20-metres wide. Situated next to a housing development its remote location means there are no facilities.
The neighbouring resort of El Arenal features the islands largest water park it offers a variety of water attractions with adrenaline chutes, children's play-areas and a relaxing lazy river, ensuring a fun-day out for all ages. Also in the resort is a Jurassic Park themed 54-hole crazy golf course.
The Palma Aquarium is found just outside Palma between Ca'n Pastilla and Playa de Palma, combining education and fun it's suitable for all ages and is a great place to learn all about marine life and more. There are 25 aquariums home to a wide variety of Mediterranean species, a further 24 with tropical fish, and the deepest shark tank in Europe. Outside there's a play-area for children, Mediterranean and jungle gardens.
The Marineland which is located in the resort of Portal Nous around 20 km away is a popular attraction for families with young children, the park features an aquarium with rays and sharks, and the shows include performing sea lions, parrots and dolphins.
The city of Palma is a must-see with winding streets, historical sites, museums, pavement cafes and chic shops Palma has plenty of places to explore and relax. Some of its major attractions include the gothic La Seu Cathedral, the Palace de L'Almudaina and the Castell de Bellver.
For an enjoyable day out take the train from Palma to picturesque Soller and enjoy the scenic journey while seated in vintage carriages, a pleasurable and popular tourist attraction. Once in Soller you can extend your trip onto Port de Soller, where a vintage tram connects with the arrival of the train.
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