Cala Vinas – Majorca

 

Transfer Time – 1 hour

Best for – couples and families wanting a quiet resort and a secluded beach

Cala Vinas is located on the south west of the island of Majorca, with a lovely laid back atmosphere, it is a perfect destination to relax and unwind and enjoy some Spanish sunshine. Should you wish for something a bit livelier no and again, Palma Nova and Magaluf are only 1.5 kilometres from Cala Vvinas making it easy to experience a change of scenery.

The beach at Cala Vvinas is a beautiful small cove of white, soft sand which gently shelves into the most incredible crystal clear waters. The sea is still and shallow and makes it perfect for kiddies and non swimmers and the bay is fabulous for snorkelling too. There are no water sports on Cala Vinas beach, however there are masses to choose from in Palma Nova, a mere 1.5 kilometre walk or 2 minutes in a taxi. There are plenty sun loungers and parasols to hire and even in high season the beach remains uncrowded, and for lunch or a cool drink, there are a few beach cafés and restaurants.

Evenings in Cala Vinas are a relaxed affair, enjoying a lovely meal and sangria in one of the few restaurants and then wandering around the village and taking a drink or two in the bars and pubs, all offering a laid back ambiance. For something a little different, take a wander into Portals Nous, enjoy a meal Al Fresco on the harbourside and marina, watch the world go by and enjoy the shops and cafés that this beautiful resort has to offer. For something livelier, head for Magaluf, with its masses of bars, international restaurants and discos which are open until the early hours. You can really have your evenings any way you like, with so many options near to Cala Vinas, its no wonder this is proving to be a popular choice for all ages.

Cala Vinas is located in the perfect position to get out an see a little bit of this fantastic island, glass bottomed boat trips are a great way to get around and you see some wonderful things on route, i.e., dolphins, marine life and visit some stunning beaches and villages only accessible by boat. Marineland is another popular choice for all ages groups, with sea lion shows, dolphin shows and various other acts, makes for a fun filled day out. Car Hire is very reasonable in Majorca, why not hire a car and take a trip into the islands capital of Palma, with is amazing historical sights and wonderful shops too. The Caves of Drach are another day trip, where you take an boat trip on an underground lake and see stalactites and stalagmites and then have the chance to visit the stunning town of Monte Cristo. There are water parks, Mediterranean gardens and even a jungle, should you wish to explore, or maybe you just want to sit back and enjoy this little piece of heaven.

Joanna Baker

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23 years and counting which included 2 years YTS with Team Travel, 3 years in Crete as a rep for LTS/Sunworld. 11 years in Lincoln/TUI (6 years self-employed), 8 years with Low Cost Sunshine

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