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The Balearic Islands feature a variety of different beach towns to visit, but once you spend some time in the town of Cala d'Or you may want to stay for a while. Located in the southern half of the east coast of Majorca, Cala d'Or has lovable small village feel. Located about 65 km east of Palma de Mallorca, the drive from Son Saint Joan International airport should take less than 2 hours by car hire Majorca.
The highlight of this little town is its pedestrian zone in the town center, around the area of Cala Gran. There you can find various shops, bars and restaurants. What you won't find however, are the waterparks, mini-golf, and other attractions like what you find in Alducia. The beach at Cala Gran is the largest in town. Near here is the Cala d'Or Cove, from which the town gets its name. This pine-fringed cove is perfect for an afternoon with a sun lounger and parasol, both of which can be rented at the beach.
Cala d'Or harks its humble beginnings from a small traditional Mallorcan fishing village, which has grown into today's a modern purpose-built resort. Covering and area of over 4 km, including sandy coves and creeks, this beach town has avoided the commercialization of other Balearic areas, you will not see any huge discos or high rise buildings here.
With the freedom of your own Majorca car hire you can visit the Sunday morning market in the nearby town of Felanitx. This is recognized as being one of the best on the island, and is well with the visit. Pick up some locally made pottery, as well as local fruit and produce.