Cala Millor – North East Coast of Majorca
Holidays in Cala Millor are really popular because so much is on offer and because of this fact it attracts all type of holiday makers. The resort is purpose-built, with everyone in mind and that is probably the reason that it makes the place such a fantastic tourist attraction. With the almost token white sands and crystal clear waters that seem to plague these Mediterranean islands, it makes this place so desirable and the shallow waters safe for children to play.
Cala Millor is the largest and liveliest resort in the north east of Majorca and with its name translated into English it reads ‘better bay’ so it is safe to say the locals appreciate it.
Cala Millor – Fun and Activities
To further back up the opinion that Cala Millor is a fantastic tourist’s destination the area is covered in shops, restaurants, bars, markets, entertainment venues and of course an endless supply of sun accompanied by a mile long stretch of beach.
There are some great water sports to get involved with such as a banana boat rides, jet-skiing, snorkelling, paragliding and para-sailing. A calmer alternative is taking a pleasant boat trip along the coast and visiting preserved coves. For those who haven’t got their sea legs just yet there is plenty to be done on land including go-karting, tennis and there is also a 9 hole golf course available nearby. Hiking and cycling trails are popular excursions as they run past ruins, painting a picture of the islands history for visitors. Other attractions include a water park, safari, and the Drach underground caves.
Shopping options are aplenty with many souvenir shops local craft and leather shops, jewellery shops and clothes stores. There is a reliable bus service connecting Cala Millor to many other resorts.
Depending on your reasons for holidaying you may want to visit Cala Millor’s neighbour Cala Bona which is a quieter and reserved area of the island and it has a small harbour.
Cala Millor – Food and Nightlife
There are many restaurants to choose from in Cala Millor covering most of the popular international dishes such as Italian and Chinese, among others, as well as local Spanish meals. Oxford Blue, Alahambra, Antonio Montoro and Cafeteria Restaurante Bella Vista are some of the top restaurants available. Fast food favourites are also situated around the area.
There is a good nightlife on offer in the resort, mainly bars but there is a club for the younger crowd (Palace Q) which remains open till the early hours. There is a British feel to the entertainment found in the bars with most offering quiz nights, karaoke and even bingo. Hotel entertainment will also be available offering live shows; the types of shows depend on the accommodation.
Cala Millor - Weather Info
Cala Millor enjoys good summers with consistent sunshine throughout the day during its peak period which falls between May and October, with temperatures reaching the 30°C mark. It also endures little rainfall in this time. Winter is slightly colder and has some rainfall so preparing a couple of jackets if you’re travelling in those months is advised. Although the temperatures aren’t drastically low there is a breeze that blows in off the coast that makes things a little more chilly, though in the summer that same breeze is a pleasant bonus to the hot, hot heat.