The east coast’s largest resort, Cala Millor is a popular vacation and second-home destination on Mallorca. It is no surprise that this magnificent holiday location attracts many visitors and property buyers. The beach here is considered by many to be one of the island’s best, with turquoise water and fine sand. Moreover, apart from modern infrastructure, it offers a diverse range of services: from clubs and sports centres to upscale restaurants.
Many properties in Cala Millor, including apartments and villas, are just a few steps away from the sea and enjoy panoramic views overlooking the coastline.
Why Cala Millor Property?
The area has a significant percentage of permanent residents. It is mostly preferred by British and German citizens, who have settled down here or own a second home property in this location, attracted by the excellent facilities available to please all tastes.
Although Cala Millor has a quite wide appeal, a broad variety of quality properties, services, attractions, landscapes, and tranquil and safe environment of the area makes it ideal for families with small children and more mature individuals.
Where is Cala Millor, in Mallorca?
The area is shared between the municipalities of Son Servera and Sant Llorenç des Cardassar. Conveniently, Cala Millor is located just 3km away from the central town of Son Servera. The island’s second largest town of Manacor also can easily be reached by car. The capital of Palma de Mallorca is within an hour’s drive.
The area’s central attraction is its extensive beach (Blue Flag awarded) with amazing crystal clear sea and gently sloping sands. Its shallow water makes it ideal for children to play in. Of course, during the busy holiday season, the beach gets very crowded but there is still a lot of fun to be had by families.
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A pleasant palm tree lined promenade borders the beach, which is the largest car-free stretch in Mallorca apart from Palma. It is a perfect spot for walking and cycling, enjoying the sea air and marvellous views.
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Also, this is a spot to take refreshments in one of the many cafés or bars, and having a dinner in a superb restaurant.
For shopping lovers, there are many clothing shops, jewellers, and boutiques, featuring renowned international brands.
The promenade links to the neighbouring holiday town and fishing port of Cala Bona in the north, which practically is now almost becoming a part of the Cala Millor. In the south, it runs all the way to the small quiet resorts of Sa Coma and S’Illot.
Chris Parker, Cala Bona (CC BY-ND 2.0)
Apart from sun and sea, and simply relax on the beach, the resort offers many possibilities to practice all kinds of sports through tennis courts, golf courses, sports gyms and spa centres.
Here you’ll find the wide range of water sports activities, including diving, water skiing, paddle boarding, and a windsurfing school. You can also go sailing and visit other coastal resorts.
Many walking and cycle routes begin in Cala Millor. In its surroundings, the nature enthusiasts will admire Punta de N’Amer, which offers a more natural coastline to explore. This small peninsula, a declared Natural area of Special Interest, is a home to a variety of scenery with the diversity of flora and fauna, an emblematic Castle, and the watchtower that is a good lookout point over the beautiful bay.
Toni Coll, Punta de n’Amer (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Just two kilometres from Cala Millor, the hill of Na Penyal offers fantastic views of the entire coast. Its surroundings are also ideal for hiking.
In summer, Cala Millor is very lively and has a large selection of discos and bars providing evening entertainment.
Nevertheless, even in the winter months, the lively vibe here is never completely out. The resort has its own cultural centre of Sa Màniga Auditorium. It is a venue for all-year-round cultural performances, such as ballet, theatre, films, and music.
On Cala Millor’s streets, you’ll find many sculptures and other art works by local artists.
There is no local market here, but you can head inland to the nearby towns where markets are held, such as Son Servera (every Friday), Arta (every Tuesday) or Manacor (every Monday).
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