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With its own swimming pool and access to everything else on offer around its sister hotel, Cala Azul Resort, there's loads to do at Inturotel Esmeralda Gardens. It's also close to ... Continue reading

With its own swimming pool and access to everything else on offer around its sister hotel, Cala Azul Resort, there's loads to do at Inturotel Esmeralda Gardens. It's also close to the pretty little bay of Esmeralda, so it's no wonder guests return year after year.

Facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool with sun terrace At Cala Azul Resort: Three outdoor pools
  • Indoor pool (Apr, May and Oct only)
  • Free Wi-Fi (selected areas)
  • Supermarket and laundry service (at Cala Azul Resort)
  • Snack bar At Cala Azul Resort: Two buffet restaurants (depending on occupancy)
  • Pizzeria
  • Three snack bars
  • Two bars/lounges with satellite TV
  • At Cala Azul Resort: Tennis
  • Gym
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Crazy golf
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table
  • Video games
  • Cards
  • For children: Cots
  • At Cala Azul Resort: Sauna
  • Whirlpool (Apr, May and Oct only)
  • At Cala Azul Resort: Frequent activities and evening entertainment
  • Regular barbecues

Accommodation

Room facilities

1 bedroom apartments (2-4 people) have separate twin bedroom, living area with 2 sofa beds, bathroom (bath with shower), kitchenette with cooking rings, kettle*, fridge and toaster, air conditioning and balcony. *Local charge payable.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Inturotel Esmeralda Gardens in Cala d'Or. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

All these options at no extra cost.

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Inturotel Esmeralda Gardens in Cala d'Or easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Inturotel Esmeralda Gardens with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above. Package holidays to Inturotel Esmeralda Gardens are available from Airtours .

Like most holiday resorts in Mallorca, Cala d'Or (Golden Cove) evolved from a local fishing village after its charms and idyllic setting were 'discovered', in this instance, by a group of avant-garde artists who settled here in the 1930s. They built their white, flat-roofed houses around the picturesque fishing harbour, and soon the word spread. Cala d'Or became a desirable spot to have a holiday home, or for a relaxing seaside vacation.

The original village and harbour was situated in one of the small rocky coves with sandy beaches, called 'calas', which abound on Mallorca's east coast. The resort has now spread out to encompass several of these coves, all now beset with attractive hotels, apartment blocks and villas. It is a very chic resort, recommended for families because most establishments cater extremely well for children.

There are numerous adjacent smaller resorts and quaint villages clustered around the calas all along the south-east coastline, connected by a good bus service, which means visitors can make excursions to explore the delights of places like Cala Egos, Puerto Petro, Cala Mondrago, Cala Figuera, Cala Santanyi and Cala Llombarts. The Cala d'Or marina is the heart of the east coast resort area, attracting the fashionable yachting set.

Resort Rating

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Watersports

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Nightlife

Sightseeing

Beach

Restaurants

Activities

Cala d'Or has seven beaches, of which the largest is Cala Gran, all with fine white sand and clear shallow water for holiday makers to enjoy. The larger beaches have good facilities offering watersports including sailing, windsurfing and scuba-diving. Those wishing to venture further afield can take a 'champagne cruise' along the coastline, ride a mini-train to picturesque Cala Mondrago with its two lovely coves, or take excursions to the villages of Cala Figuera, Puerto Petro, Sa Colonia de Sant Jordi or the isle of Cabrera. Most hotels offer full entertainment programmes for children, and there are trampolines and mini go-karts at Mallorcalandia, as well as mini-golf in the town centre.

Restaurants

Cala d'Or's upmarket restaurants are situated around the marina, which is usually abuzz with a lively international crowd enjoying a variety of cuisines. The centre of town offers fast food outlets, tapas bars, pizza parlours, burger joints and several British pub 'n grub type establishments. Eateries that come highly recommended in Cala d'Or are Acuarius, Shangrila, Restaurante Vicente and Casablanca.

Nightlife

Nightlife in Cala d'Or is tasteful and stylish, rather than frenetic, centred around the many cocktail bars and discos. Don Ron Heroes Bar is one of the places to go for a good night out in Cala d'Or. The latest music rocks Linekers, and the most popular nightclubs in town are Disco Alfa and Farrahs Planet Ibiza. Hollywoods is the local karaoke bar, while the Dirty Duck pub is known as the gay-friendly establishment.

Shopping

Cala d'Or is known as the best shopping district on Mallorca, its main shopping street, Avinguda Tagomago, filled with chic boutiques, leather shops and galleries appealing to locals and holidaymakers alike. Designer clothes and shoes, in particular, are available at reasonable prices. Souvenir shopping is fun with the wide variety of local crafts, traditional pottery and glass, and olive wood carvings available at several stores, and at the Sunday morning flea market in Felanitx. Visitors can also find bargains in designer sunglasses, jewellery and perfume. Those in self-catering apartments who need sustenance will find all they require at the resort's biggest supermarket, Caprabo, near the resort entrance. The supermarket opens until 9pm every night (except Sundays, when it closes at 2pm).

Negatives

Cala d'Or is definitely a family-oriented holiday resort, not catering for the 18-30 single set, particularly those who enjoy a wild night-life. The music bars and discos are usually quiet by 2am. The main resort beaches can become enormously crowded, particularly during July and August, and holiday-makers have to be up and about early if they hope to secure a sunbed for the day. It is possible to bus, or hire a car, to travel to nearby less populated beaches and coves, but these are not likely to offer all the facilities of the resort beaches.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Spanish,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.73

This week's weather forecast

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31°C Low 24°C
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