Cala Bona, situated on the east coast of Majorca, offers a quiet relaxing base, with plenty of traditional Spanish charm. Cala Bona is said to be a more quieter resort than its neighbor Cala Millor, but the close proximity of these two resorts gives visitors of Cala Bona the same advantages of the larger resort, while providing a calmer holiday atmosphere within the resort itself.
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Cala Bona is, home to several small sandy beaches, dotted with rocky coves, with stretches of golden sand. Most of the beaches are sheltered, and the waters of the area are clean. Many hotels are on the beach, and there is a good choice of accommodation in Cala Bona. The working harbor is the heart of the Cala Bona, and visitors can sit and watch the fishermen out on the boats, supplying the catch of the day for the local restaurants.
Cala bona also offers some interesting places to go. Of these, you should think about seeing Rancho Willy, a well established local stable from where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of the resort and sample the peace and beauty of the Mallorcan countryside. Another fascinating excursion that you can take while you are in Cala bona is that of going on a glass bottom boat. These boats will take all the way towards Cala Ratjada or south to Porto Cristo. As you travel to your destination, and back you will have the chance of seeing various forms of marine life passing beneath you.
Being a small fishing village, main attraction is fiesta of Virgen del Carmen, the patron saint of all seamen. This day is celebrated with a special Mass, torchlight boat procession and various concerts in the harbor.
A visit to Cala bona makes it easy for tourist to enjoy the nearby towns. Just 10 kilometer from the resort is the famous caves of Arta. Towards the south of resort is the zoo of Sa Coma which is a safari park where the animals roam free and the visitors can watch them from their cars or from safari busses that tour around the park. And if you love to play golf then don’t be disappointed ,the Golf course of Son Serveran is located near the resort and is just three kilometers north from Cala Bona.
Entertainment in the small village of Cala Bona is mainly based around the hotels in the resort, with most visitors settling for a drink at one of the bars and then dinner at one of the many fantastic restaurants in the town. There is a wide selection of cuisine on offer, and plenty of restaurants offering local fish and seafood. As it is a tourist oriented resort you’re likely to find much more English food than Mallorcan cuisine. There are also plenty of places selling pizzas, burgers and all the usual kids food .The shops in Cala Bona offer souvenirs, beach supplies and local goods, and the local market in San Servera takes place on Fridays.
In all fairness, Cala Bona is particularly suited for those families seeking a cost efficient relaxing break. So hurry and get your ticket for enjoying finest weekend break!