Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Cala d'Or - Majorca Travel Guide
An elegant yet friendly resort with lovely sand beaches and a stunning marina.
•Cala D'Or has a well deserved reputation as a picturesque and popular resort.
•The beach at Cala D'Or: There are several beautiful beaches in the Cala D'Or area. They are mostly sandy, sheltered with coves and crystal waters.
•Watersports at Cala D'Or: Diving, sailing, glass bottom boats, fishing, speedboats, kneeboarding, snorkelling, water skiing, banana boats.
•Top Beach Tip: Watch out for jellyfish at Cala Pou.
•Is Cala D'or child friendly? Here is what our holidaymakers said: "The beach at Cala D'or is child friendly and my daughter had a wonderful holiday." - "Cala Mondrago beach beautiful, sheltered and not too big -never lost sight of the kids from the beds we lay on!!" - "Great for families and couples wanting a slower pace but not out in the sticks." - "Local restaurants were all child friendly and did carry out too." - "Local mini train is excellent for getting about with the kids." - "Many of the restaurants have play areas and bouncy castles."
•Sport in Cala D'Or: Cala D'Or Sports centre has 5 floodlit tennis courts, Golf Poniente (about 20 mins away).
•Family Entertainment near Cala D'Or: The Western Water Park (Magaluf), the Jumaica Tropical Park (Porto Cristo), Aqua City (Arenal),Auto Safari, (Cala Millor), Nemo Submarine (Magaluf), Marine Land (Portal Nous).
•There is an excellent choice of restaurants serving traditional and international cuisine.
•The nightlife is sophisticated with al fresco dining, jazz bars, karaoke, tribute bands and cocktail bars. Only a couple of 'British' pubs.
•Sightseeing: The Caves of Drac, Palma, the port of Soller, beautiful Valledemossa, Inca, and Manamor for the leather market on thursday morning (30 mins away by bus or taxi).
•Entertainment excursions: The Pirates Adventure, the Son Amar variety show .
•How much should I tip in Spain? Restaurant 5-10% Bar - a few coins, Taxi - 10%.
•Just over 2 hours from most UK airports. Transfers to Cala D'Or - about 1 hour 30 minutes
•Holidays to Cala D'Or: We have an excellent choice of holidays in Cala D'Or.
•Hotels in Cala D'Or: We have excellent hotels in Cala D'Or, all with our lowest prices guaranteed.
•Cheap Flights to Cala D'Or: We have cheap flights to Cala D'Or. The flight takes just under 2 hours 30 minutes from UK airports.
•Car hire in Cala D'Or: There's so much to explore, you would be wise to hire a car. We can offer great deals on car hire in Cala D'Or so check us out when completing your holiday booking.
•Transfers to your hotel in Cala D'Or: We can book your transfers from the airport to your hotel in Cala D'Or. We can also book UK airport car parks online, plus travel insurance and currency exchange for your holiday.
•Cala D'Or Hotel Reviews: Written exclusively by genuine customers who have booked and stayed in the hotel.
Did you know? The Caves of Drac are a magical network of caves and grottoes with stalactites and stalacmites formed over millions of years.
Posted by john at 10:07