This town located in the ‘Llevant’ of Mallorca whispers its history to you as you explore its streets, festivals, culture, art, markets, beaches and incredible nature.
Here we are going to find out more about Cala Millor and everything that this town in the east of Mallorca has to offer. Be amazed by its history If you visit the “Es Castell” defence tower, located in the Natural Area of Special Interest (ANEI) of “Sa Punta de n’Amer”, between Cala Millor and Sa Coma, you will discover how the town used to defend itself from the constant pirate attacks. Built in the 17th century, it served as a lookout point between the neighbouring towers of Porto Cristo and Cap Roig, and formed part of the defensive system that surrounded Mallorca.
Adjacent to Cala Millor, we arrive at Cala Bona, where you will be captivated by its charming fishing port. Afterwards, as you stroll along the Costa de los Pinos viewpoint, you will be delighted by the breathtaking panoramic view of the bay and the beauty of the sunrise. The town’s streets are the setting for an unexpected urban art route called ‘Color Millor’, an open-air museum by the artist SATH that you can also visit in Son Servera, Sant Llorenç, Cala Bona, Sa Coma, S’Illot and Son Carrió.
How about a stop at ‘Els rentadors”? These public washhouses were built in Son Servera in 1905 by the architect Juan Guasp, in collaboration with Pedro Orlandis. The story goes that he gave the town a thousand pesetas so that the people of Son Servera would have a place to wash their clothes. The Nova Church of Son Servera is also a space worth visiting. One unique feature of the building, commissioned to the Catalan Joan Rubio Bellver, a collaborator of Antonio Gaudí, is that it remains unfinished to this day.
Continuing with your holiday plans, if you go to S’Illot you will find one of the most important sites of the Talayotic and Postalayotic culture; this prehistoric settlement is open to the public.
Nature and tradition, 365 days a year
Another of the town’s great attractions are its traditional markets: in Cala Millor, it takes place every Monday; in Son Servera the market offers over 200 stalls and is held Friday mornings; and in Sa Coma, you will find it every Wednesday.
Spending a quiet day strolling around or enjoying water sports on its beaches are also another couple of delightful ways to spend your time. The sandy beach at Cala Millor stretches out for 2 km and is perfect for a day out; and Cala Bona beach is one of the most accessible beaches in the whole of Mallorca, with all the services you could need and no architectural barriers. The beach of Sa Coma is almost 1 km long and, if you are looking for peace and quiet, visit the small beaches on the Costa de los Pinos, such as Es Ribell or Es Ratjolí. If you are passionate about nature, make sure you take an excursion to Punta de N’Amer, 200 hectares where communities of dunes, garrigue, pine groves and rocky areas exist alongside each other, in addition to various species that are native to the Balearic Islands. Hiking, cycling and golf are also some other options to consider for an active holiday in the area.
Cala Millor is also famous for its traditional festivals, such as “Sant Antoni” in January, or the Fiestas del Turista in September, a week full of activities for the whole family, among many other celebrations. And if you are a lover of culture, at the “Auditòrium Sa Màniga” in Cala Millor or the “La Unió” theatre in Son Servera you will find no end of thrilling music, theatre, dance, circus acts and shows aimed at families.
Garden Hotels would also love to welcome you at the Cala Millor Garden Hotel, our adults-only establishment, 200 metres from the beach, with all-inclusive services, a wellness centre, a gym and cycling facilities.