Discover Cala Ratjada holidays 2019 / 2020
Holidays to Cala Ratjada are packed full of shopping, festivals, beaches and nightlife. Whatever you enjoy doing you will find it in this bustling town in 2019 / 2020. Located on the sunny east coast of the Balearic Island of Majorca, this former fishing village is still home to plenty of culture and history while boasting all of the modern amenities and activities you’ll need to enjoy a relaxing holiday in the sun. Spend your days on the white sandy beaches, make the most of the water sports on offer or head to nearby resorts such as Cala Millor and Sa Coma and get to know this beautiful corner of the world.
At a glance
- Time Zone: GMT +
- Average flight time: 2h 30m
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Holidays to Cala Ratjada are well known for their proximity to the sea. This former fishing port is now home to a large marina where you can watch luxury yachts and boats passing by as you enjoy a drink by the sea or rent a boat for the day and be your own captain. The beaches themselves are long stretches of soft white sands which shelve gently into the clear water, ideal for families and those who want to try their hand at some water sports. If you prefer to stick to the land there is an 18 hole golf course where you can practice your swing amid some incredible views or simply wander the pretty streets of the town, stopping off in whichever restaurant takes your fancy. Majorca is a wonderfully accesible island with tonnes of beautiful bays, fabulous walks, and vibrant cities and resorts to explore and everywhere reachable in a coupl of hours.
Whether you prefer a romantic candlelit meal as you listen to the sound of the waves lapping the shore or something light and lively in the centre of the town holidays to Cala Ratjada are a foodie’s paradise. Wander through the town and drop into cafés, pizza bars, traditional Spanish restaurants and tavernas. The paella is a must, as is a taste of some of the delicious local seafood caught just off the coast of Majorca and transferred almost straight onto your plate. If you enjoy a glass of wine there are plenty of local options, as well as international choices, cool beers and exotic cocktails.
The soft golden sands of Cala Ratjada’s beaches are ideal for families travelling with little ones who like to splash and paddle in the sea. The sea here is shallow and clear, perfect for children, while older kids will enjoy the many water sports available. Try stand up paddle boarding, sailing, snorkelling or even scuba diving. Alternatively, you could really go in for a thrill and try out water jet packs! If you prefer something more sedate and like to explore the local area by land, buggy hire is also available, as well as mountain bike and city bike hire.
Action & Adventure
There’s plenty of action on holidays to Cala Ratjada, with something for everyone. Try some sedate activities at the beach and experience the stunning underwater world of Majorca with snorkelling and scuba diving trips. Alternatively, get that adrenaline pumping with sailing or stand up paddle boarding. And for the very ultimate? Strap water jets to your feet and see how long you can stay in the air before crashing back into the sea. If you’re an explorer there are also cycling tours available, as well as Segway hire or you could horse ride through the beautiful scenery surrounding the town.
Life in Cala Ratjada tends to revolve around the pristine beaches. And it’s easy to see why. Long stretches of white sand will greet you as you wander down to the sea and set up for the day. is Playa de Son Moll is the main beach ot the resort, from here you can watch as the little ones paddle and make sand castles, or take a cooling dip when the sun gets too warm. Cala Ratjda sits in the middle of some of Majorca’s most beautiful bays. Half an hours walk will find you at the beautiful Cala Agulla, a golden sanded palm fringed jewel. Cala Gat is even closer, literally next door to Cala Ratjasa’s own stunning shore. There are smaller coves to explore all along this coastal fringe, and renting a boat for the day is the ideal way to find your own secluded patch. Even lively Alcudia and the many beaches of Alcudia bay is under an hour away by car. You are spoilt for choice when it comes to lazing on stunning soft-sanded shores and listening to the lapping of waves. If you prefer something more active why not sail, snorkel or canoe and explore the beautiful shoreline from a different angle? Watersports and activities are available at Cala Ratjada and many of the nearby beaches.
Although holidays to Cala Ratjada are full of sand, sea, sun and relaxation there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy a night out as well. In the town itself you’ll find a choice of five clubs where you can dance the night away to classic pop hits or more modern chart toppers, as well as plenty of bars for those who prefer a more sedate evening. If you’re looking to simply relax with a delicious drink head to the marina and try one of the cosy bars which line the shore. Here you can settle down with a cocktail and enjoy some live music or chat with the locals who will love telling you about their town.
Couples will love the relaxed atmosphere of holidays to Cala Ratjada, with plenty of opportunities to simply soak up the sun on the warm sands of the beach, relax under a parasol with a good book or go for a dip. Water sports such as scuba diving and snorkelling are also available, as well as stand up paddle boarding. Explore the town and rent a bicycle or Segway or simply enjoy the pretty streets on foot. For the ultimate in romantic activities you can even take a balloon ride and enjoy the stunning views over the sea and luscious surrounding countryside.
Holidays to Cala Ratjada are all about the relaxation, but those who want to learn about the fascinating culture of the island and the area will find plenty of opportunities as well. Simply wander the streets and soak up the stunning architecture of Majorca, book yourself a bike or Segway tour or even try a buggy ride around the local scenery. The Capdepera Lighthouse is worth a visit and provides some beautiful views, while Sa Torra Cega is a stunning example of the incredible architecture Spain is so famous for. If you prefer a more relaxing day one of the best ways to get to know the culture of the town is to head to a taverna and try out some of the delicious local produce, seafood and wines.