If you’re looking for a great getaway for your 2017 summer holidays, take a look at Sa Coma, a popular purpose-built beach holiday resort on the eastern coast of stunning Majorca. Sa Coma has the clean white sands, bright blue waters and Mediterranean weather that Majorca holidays are so popular for, as well as plenty of family-friendly attractions and restaurants. The resort has so much to see and do, you’ll never be short of options to keep the children entertained, from mini-golf to go-karting and zoos to family restaurants and water parks. Sa Coma is also a great option if you’re looking for a destination for a couple’s holiday in Majorca. There’s plenty of great cocktail bars and lounges, as well as some fantastic discos. For those who enjoy learning more about Majorcan culture, there’s also the historic capital of Majorca, Palma, within easy reach for a day trip, and the exhilarating Caves of Drach to explore.
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Sa Coma, Majorca
At a glance
- Currency: Euro
- Language: Spanish
- Time Zone: GMT +1
- Average flight time: 2h 25m
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Sa Coma has a fantastic range of attractions, both within the resort and a bit further afield. Take the family on a trip to Mini Golf Paradis for a fun and active day out at the well-maintained 18-hole course. Another family favourite is the Safari Zoo in close-by Cala Millor, featuring both smaller animals and safari animals such as rhinos, tigers and lions. Here you can opt to drive your own car through the zoo on a designated course, making it easy to keep the whole family comfortable as you experience the excitement of coming face to face with magnificent safari animals. For those who prefer more cultural attractions, there is the Punta de n’Amer medieval watchtower or a day trip to the historically important capital city of Palma.
Wine and Dine
As a purpose-built holiday restaurant, it’s no surprise that Sa Coma has a great selection of restaurants, cafes and bars. Whether you’re looking for fine dining restaurants or a casual place to eat with the family, Sa Coma has something for everyone. For those travelling with families and young children, there are many family-friendly restaurants with kids’ menus. If your Majorca holiday is strictly adults-only and you’re looking forward to enjoying the wonderful local wines, there’s a good selection of European and traditional Majorcan fine-dining restaurants, as well as plenty of pizzerias and international establishments serving Chinese, Indian and American cuisine. If your Majorca holiday is on a tight budget, there’s also a number of British-style cheap and cheerful pubs, delis and bars serving traditional fish and chips and other British classics.
When it comes to holidays in Majorca, Sa Coma is easily one of the most family-centred resorts. The Blue Flag beaches nearby, family-friendly restaurants and good choice of daytrips make it simple to get up and go each day and easily find something to do as a family. The resort was built back in the 1980s as a purpose-built family resort town, with a pedestrianised promenade and plenty of laid-back places to eat. There’s also a good selection of shops, perfect for lazy days browsing souvenirs and bargains. With a go-karting track and mini-golf course within walking distance from Sa Coma resort, it’s easy to keep the kids entertained throughout your holiday. Another great attraction for families is the Safari Zoo, a fantastic and well-kept zoo that gives you the option of either driving through the zoo in your own vehicle or taking a trip on the zoo’s own mini train.
Action and Adventure
As a purpose-built family-friendly holiday resort, Sa Coma itself has little in the way of adrenaline-pumping things to do. In and close by to Sa Coma, action is centred around the beautiful beaches, mini-golf course and go-karting track, which are ideal for most families looking for safe and fuss-free fun activities. The wider area has plenty of exciting things to do for adrenaline junkies, including the Ranxo Ses Roque Horse Riding Centre and Hidropark Waterpark at Port d’Alcudia, Mallorca Wakepark and ChainGuide MTB Tours at Alcudia and Pollensa Bay Sailing Sunset Boat Tours at Puerto Pollensa.
On the outskirts of Sa Coma, on the road which leads to Cala Bona and Cala Millor, you’ll find the Auto Safari Zoo, where visitors can choose to drive around the 3 kilometre circuit in their own vehicle or take the zoo mini train. If you have a hire car and can travel around the resort, or are happy to take a taxi a little further afield, you’ll find more exciting attractions include the Caves of Hamm and Caves of Drach, both at Porto Cristo.
Life's a Beach
One of the main draws of Sa Coma is, without a doubt, its selection of beautiful sandy beaches. Sa Coma has a series of Blue Flag beaches that line the edge of a scenic horseshoe-shaped bay, creating a naturally sheltered beach environment that is ideal for families and those who prefer to stay out of the hot Mediterranean sun in the middle of the day. The best beaches in the area include Cala Millor, Sa Coma Beach, Cala Romantica and the Canyamel Beach. In Sa Coma, there’s a picturesque promenade with pedestrian zones and plenty of restaurants, cafes and bars selling refreshments, keeping you and your family cool and comfortable in the sun. You’ll also find plenty of sun loungers and parasols to protect you from the harsh rays of the sun, as well as more than 1 kilometre of clean and soft white sands that all the family will love to explore.
The nightlife in Sa Coma itself is centred around a handful of vibrant bars in the town, but most establishments close by midnight. For many holidaymakers, the restrained nightlife in Sa Coma is part of the appeal, as families with small children will have no problem heading out in the evenings for an enjoyable night with the family. If you prefer your nightlife a bit more exciting, it’s easy to reach any of the nearby resorts to make the most of the more vibrant party scenes there. Some of the best nightclubs in the area include La Havana Nightclub in Cala Millor, famous for its Latin music and night-long opening hours, the Lolly Pop Disco in Cala Millor, Disco Bolero in Cala Ratjada and Charly’s Discotheque in Ca’n Picafort.
While Sa Coma is undoubtedly a family-focussed resort, the beautiful beaches in and around Sa Coma are often visited by holiday couples too. As nightlife in the area is quite limited, elderly couples and those who prefer peaceful evenings will enjoy holidaying in Sa Coma, avoiding the bustle and noise of many other holiday resorts in Majorca. Sa Coma offers a good fuss-free holiday experience for couples with plenty of casual restaurants and refreshment stands, stunning beaches and plenty of other resorts within easy reach. Cala Millor is easily reached by taxi or taking a longer stroll, making it easy for younger couples to reach popular nearby nightclubs and bars and then return to their hotel in Sa Coma to get a good night’s (or day’s) sleep after partying the night away.
As a purpose-built holiday established in the 1980s, Sa Coma itself has little in the way of history. The culture of Sa Coma revolves around fun, with plenty of laid-back family-friendly restaurants and bars, a nearby mini-golf course and go-karting track. The relaxed atmosphere makes Sa Coma ideal for families and couples alike looking for a fuss-free holiday without the need to travel very far for amenities and places to eat, but it is easy to travel to the surrounding towns if you’re looking for more cultural attractions.
A visit to Palma is essential, particularly if this is your first holiday in Majorca. The city has a large amount of historical sites including the beautiful Palma Cathedral, imposing Bellver Castle and the historic palace of the Royal Family, the Almudaina. Palma itself is a melting pot of different cultures throughout history, showcasing European and Arabic styles, as well as some historic landmarks dating back to the Roman era. Palma is also home to the Museu de Mallorca, a former 16th century palace which is now dedicated to commemorating the history of Majorca. The Arab baths that stand here are the last remaining building in Palma from the Moorish period and are nestled in plush green gardens, making for a relaxing and educational day out.