Cala Millor, Majorca, Spain
Cala Millor is one of the best tourist resorts in Majorca and offers visitors water sports, family entertainment, restaurants, bars and discos.
A purpose-built resort set around the long stretch of sandy beach that gently shelves into the calm waters of the bay. Cala Millor has all the amenities for a relaxed and enjoyable holiday by the sea.
Palma Airport is about 65 km away, with a transfer time of around 2 hours.
The beach in Cala Millor is long and wide, with fine sand that gently slopes into the clear shallow sea, ideal for families with younger children. A long promenade lined with shops, bars and restaurants runs the length of the beach and into neighbouring resort of Cala Bona.
There's a wide variety of watersports available including pedalos, banana boat rides and a windsurfing school. Sun-loungers and parasols are available to hire all along the beach.
Things to do
There are plenty of entertainment options in and around the resort with trips on glass bottomed boats to various resorts along the Majorcan coastline, cycling routes, horse riding at Rancho Willy's stables in neighbouring resort Cala Bona and the Fantasy Park children's play-area with a bouncy castle, trampolines and a go-karting track.
The nature reserve of Punta den'Amer is situated at the southern end of Cala Millor, with its easy to follow path, a popular walk which takes you to a 17th-century watchtower and a café where you can relax and enjoy the views.
Out and about
Cala Millor has two pedestrianised walkways; the beach promenade runs the length of the resort and into neighbouring Cala Bona and is lined with a wide choice of restaurants and cafes. Passeig Cristòfol Colom runs parallel to the promenade though not as long and features a number of boutiques and shops.
Hiring a bike to get around the resort is a fun and easy way to explore the area, the resort is flat and there is a cycle route into Cala Bona and Son Servera. If that seems to energetic for you there are plenty of buses and taxis available, as well as a mini-train which travels the length of the resort and beyond to Cala Bona and Sa Coma.
Cala Millor has a lively nightlife, with plenty of bars and pubs, karaoke and family friendly bars, as well as discos open till the early hours.
There are plenty of tourist attractions in the surrounding towns and resorts providing lots of opportunities for day trips out. A popular attraction is the Caves of Drach in Porto Cristo, its home to a large subterranean lake and features many caverns with a magnificent range of stalactites and stalagmites. Also in Porto Cristo is the Jumaica Tropical Park, a popular choice for families for the mini zoo where children can enjoy the birds and small animals.
For golfers there are two exceptionally good championship golf courses in the area, Pula is the closest with 18-holes and Golf Son Servera which has 9-holes.
Golf Paradise in Sa Coma offers golf of a different kind with 54-holes of crazy golf, set in tropical gardens. Another attraction close by is the Auto Safari Zoo, an enjoyable day out for families, where you can drive yourself around the park or ride on the zoo train.
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