Cala Ratjada

The port town of Cala Ratjada

Cala Ratjada is a popular holiday resort on the northeast coast of Mallorca. Here you can not only visit beautiful beaches, a lively harbor and a historic castle, but also explore nature and the landscape on various hiking and biking trails. Here are some highlights not to be missed:

The market of Cala Ratjada

Every Saturday you can buy fresh produce, local specialties, handicrafts and souvenirs at the market near the port. The market is an ideal place to experience the flair and culture of the island.
The Beaches: Cala Ratjada has several beautiful beaches that offer something for everyone. Whether you prefer to relax on the fine sand, swim in the crystal-clear water or try out water sports such as surfing or diving, you will find the right bay here. The most popular beaches include Cala Agulla, Cala Mesquida, Son Moll and Cala Gat.


The lighthouse

One of the landmarks of Cala Ratjada is the lighthouse, which stands on a promontory at the easternmost point of the island. It was built in 1861 and is still in use today. From here you have a spectacular view of the sea and the coast. The lighthouse can be reached on foot or by bike and is a popular photo opportunity.


Villa Banca March

Villa Banca March is a magnificent 19th-century villa built by the wealthy March family of bankers. Set in a large park with exotic plants and sculptures, it now houses a museum displaying the family's art and culture collection. The villa is a testament to the luxurious lifestyle of the time and an interesting place for art lovers.

Hike

From Cala Agulla you can start several hikes with different levels of difficulty and distances. On the beach you will find signs with the different routes and information to plan your hike. A nice hike takes you via Capdepera, up to the radio station, from there over the ridge towards Font de sa Cala. The path is the so-called strawberry tree path, as there are countless strawberry trees along the way. Another hike takes you along the coast from Cala Ratjada to Canyamel, where you can admire the picturesque coves and cliffs.


To go biking

Cala Ratjada is also a good starting point for cycling tours in Mallorca. You can rent a bike or bring your own and take advantage of the various cycle paths that lead you through the countryside. A popular route is the round trip from Cala Ratjada via Artà, Colonia de Sant Pere, Betlem and back. You can explore the Parc Natural de la Península de Llevant nature reserve and enjoy the view of the sea.
Cala Ratjada is a versatile destination that has something for everyone. Whether you want to relax, be active or enrich your culture, you'll get your money's worth here.
Font de Sa Cala is a small town on the northeast coast of Mallorca that belongs to the municipality of Capdepera. It is about 4 km from the well-known holiday resort of Cala Ratjada and offers a quiet holiday close to nature. Here you can enjoy a beautiful sandy beach that slopes gently into the sea and is ideal for families with children. Also, there are some restaurants and bars nearby where you can taste the local cuisine. If you are looking for more variety, you can do many excursions and activities from here that will show you the beauty and diversity of the island. Here are some suggestions of what to do in Font de Sa Cala and the surrounding area.