Cala Millor - Major Beach Resort
Location: On the Spanish Island of Mallorca
Cala Millor can be found on the Spanish Balearic Island of Mallorca. This popular tourist destination is actually the largest development on the east coast of the island, and is only an hour away by car from the capital, Palma de Mallorca. The island’s main airport on the east side of the capital city is about 70 kilometers west of this beautiful beach resort. It is also pretty close to two other resort towns, Sa Coma and Cala Bona. The beach within the city limits is almost 2 kilometers long.
Culture: Fiestas, Beaches, and Markets
There is always something going on in Cala Millor. In January, you can enjoy the Fiesta of Sant Antoni Abat, the patron saint of animals. The first day begins with lighting bonfires and singing traditional songs while eating local blood sausages. The second day consists of quite a colorful parade. For Easter, you can enjoy three days of parades, celebrations, and even a performance at the church. The beaches are where everyone wants to be, with perfect sand and blue waters as well as a promenade for walking and cycling. There are parasols available for rent, and if you get hungry or thirsty, bars and restaurants can be found along the coastline. Lastly, if shopping is your favorite pastime, check out the local market every Friday morning.
Activities: Golf, Adrenaline, and Nightlife
There are over 20 golf courses in and around this area, providing relaxing leisure for sportsmen and a new activity to try for the whole family. Many of the courses are situated in beautiful scenery with the beach or even pine covered mountains as their backdrop. The locals are sure to be friendly when you stick around. If you're looking for more excitement, you can try your hand at water sports. Scuba diving, water skiing, and jet skiing are all popular on the island. There is also a horse stable where you can pay to take a ride during the summer months. When the sun goes down, head to one of the many bars within walking distance of the beach. One of the most popular is The Sportsman's Bar, a locally owned bar offering karaoke, live music, and even trivia nights.