Cala Millor is a large tourist resort on Mallorca´s east coast, divided between the municipal districts of Sant Llorenç and Son Servera; it has more than 25,000 tourist beds in hotels and apartments. The resort spreads along the coast and occupies a fair section of the bay on which it lies. Cala Millor´s main attraction is its long beach, which is nearly 2 km long and which has a promenade that runs its entire length. There is a wide range of quality accommodation available, with most hotels and apartments located right on the sea front, with a pedestrianised zone behind them. Many tourists come to these hotels year after year in order to enjoy their holidays in Mallorca, either with their families or friends. There are also all sorts of shops here and a large selection of bars and restaurants, of which Tià Jass is worth a mention; this restaurant is located in a unique, modern building on the street of Carrer Bon Temps, and diners can enjoy some of the best specialities of Mallorcan cuisine here.
Those looking for night-time action will also find plenty of options in Cala Millor, as the resort´s nightclubs and late-night bars provide great meeting points for people of different nationalities.
Cala Millor also offers sports facilities. There are various bicycle-rental points, and cycling is the ideal way to get around, as the area is flat and there are many car-free zones; it is also possible to enjoy tennis, squash, football, beach volleyball, diving, golf, etc. Many of these activities are laid on by hotels, though the facilities at Club can Simó are very good.
The first hotel – Hotel Eureka – was built in 1933, at a time when there were only small farmhouses in the area, which were used to store algae for livestock and as summer houses. Like other places on the Mallorcan coast, with the tourist boom of the 1960s came the mass construction of hotels and apartments. Since then, private establishments and public spaces have undergone numerous renovations and improvements.
The beach at Cala Millor, which is 1,750m long and 35m wide and which has clean crystal-clear waters, is one of the island´s busiest in summer. The construction of hotels and apartments next to the coast has destroyed the dunes that once stood here, and this has caused problems in the natural regeneration of the sand, meaning that sand has had to be artificially regenerated.
Services: a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars; lifeguards; showers; sports; sun loungers, parasols and pedal boats for rent.
A lovely place
Cala Millor has a long level promenade on the sea front which is great for just strolling along. The beach is really nice and very safe. Look out for the sandcastles. It has got a long strip of bars, shops and restaurants open until midnight running parallel with the promenade behind the sea view hotels.