Cala d'Or enjoys the most hours of sunshine in the whole of Mallorca, as well as a collection of beautiful small beaches ideal for swimming in the crystal-clear waters. So it's not hard to see why it is such a popular area in which to own a villa-like property.
For eating out in Cala d'Or, you are spoilt for choice. Unsurprisingly, the finest restaurants are to be found in the marina area. Upmarket and exclusive, Restaurant Port Petit has a delightful terrace overlooking the port of Cala d'Or and specialises in gourmet Mediterranean cooking. One of the most appealing (and swankiest) attractions in Cala d'Or has to be the Yacht Club Cala d'Or. Providing fabulous views of the marina, the Yacht Club also offers visitors an upmarket eating place, the Infinity Restaurant restaurant and bar.
When it comes to accommodation, Cala d'Or has a good range of appealing hotels to choose from. Probably one of the most desirable is the 4-star Hotel Cala d'Or. Situated almost right on the beach, this pleasant and relaxed family-run hotel offers superb sea views as well as a lovely beach bar and restaurant.
If peace and quiet is your preference, try the non-touristy Finca Son Roig a 30-minute drive away from Cala d'Or. This small agroturismo hotel was originally an old farmhouse which has been tastefully renovated. Golfers are in luck too because the Vall d'Or Golf Club is just a short drive outside Cala d'Or. Set in a picturesque location, the 18-hole course also features a fine restaurant and pretty terrace bar.
Staying on an active theme, hiking is also a popular activity in the Cala d'Or area. The hills of the Serras de Llevant Mountains behind the resort being particularly amenable to walkers. Even though located in the far south east of Mallorca, Palma International Airport is easily reached by main road from Cala d'Or, as is Palma city. Regular buses also run from Cala d'Or into the Mallorcan capital every day of the week.
These are just some of the reasons why so many potential home owners come to Majorca looking for villas for sale in Cala d'Or.