Porto Cristo is a small picturesque town which lies on the eastern coast of the island of Mallorca. The town is located on a gently sloping ground with a rocky coastline and is surrounded by low pines and scrub-covered hills, orchards and cultivated farmland.
Porto Cristo is famous for hosting the most popular destination in the area, the local caves of Drach.
Porto Cristo is a well-known yacht charter destination and attracts many visitors every year, especially the yacht charter community who come into the area to visit the historical ruins and the famous Roman ship, newly discovered.
The Club Nautico de Porto Cristo lies within Porto Cristo and offers about 205 berths for yachts having a maximum length of 18m. It located within easy distance to Puerto de Porto Colom, Porto Petro Marina and to Puerto de Cala Ratjada.
You really cannot visit Porto Cristo without visiting one of the underground cave complexes in the area like the famous Coves del Drac (the Dragon caves) and event though, there are often long queues in the summer season, it is worth seeing.
During your visit in Porto Cristo, you will have the opportunity to discover the entire Manacor region which is famous for its artificial pearls.
The harbor area is also an important landmark of the town of Porto Cristo where you will often see numerous fishing boats bringing in their daily catch.
From the port if you look out into the distance you will be able to see the famous Sanctuary of Sant Salvador.
Another big attraction in the area is its fantastic beaches. All in all, its coast stretches with uninterrupted beautiful white sand with safe access to the sea.
One of the most popular activities is the high-octane watersports such as waterskiing and parasailing and the opportunity to see the fascinating wildlife and natural beauty of the coast by snorkeling or scuba diving.
You can happily spend a day building sandcastles or splashing around in the wonderfully clean sea, or simply relax.