Cala Bona is a small coastal town which lies on the East coast of the Island of Mallorca very close to the Cala Millor. Unlike its neighbor which is rather a purpose built area, Cala Bona was traditionally an old fishing port which has been expanded throughout the years to become the popular holiday resort that it has become today.
Cala Bona is also a popular yacht charter destination in the area and hosts a beautiful port called Puerto de Cala Nova which can accommodate to 187 yachts having a maximum length of 9m.
The marina is also close to Puerto de Porto Cristo, Club Nautico Puerto Colom, Puerto Deportivo Ca’n Picafort and Puerto de Porto Petro.
While chartering your yacht in the area, you will discover many sandy coves which are often protected by rocky outcrops and the several beaches nearby are clean and the waters sparkling clear and shallow.
Along the palm lined promenade that runs the entire length of Puerto de Cala Bona, you will find numerous sporting activities including wave rider boats, scuba diving and fishing. You can also enjoy a trip on board a glass – bottomed boat along the scenic eastern coast where you will discover a rich marina flora and fauna.
During your visit in Cala Bona, you will see many interesting sights worth exploring like the famous horse riding which is one of the most popular attractions in the area. You can also visit the Auto Safari Zoo where you find a large variety of African animals.
You will also find some good golf courses and you are particularly recommended to visit the famous Pula Golf. Even though the entry fees reflect the high standard of the course, you will have the opportunity to enjoy some marvelous scenery with the spectacular views like the 15th hole.
Despite attracting many visitors every year, Cala Bona has successfully managed to maintain its unique relaxed traditional atmosphere. In the town center, you will find large number of gift and souvenir shops where you can buy leather goods, embroidered linens, and ceramics goods to bring back home.
You will find many traditional bars and restaurants down by the harbor that provides a perfect setting to enjoy an evening meal with the reflected lights of the candles.
After visiting the town of Cala Bona, you can also sail towards some popular attractions on the East coast like the famous Drach Caves where you will discover an incredible array of illuminated stalactites and stalagmites.