Calvia Hotels - Calvia Majorca
A lively municipality that's home to all sides of Mallorcan life. If you're looking for a wild week of clubbing, soaking up the sun, exploring the historic mountainous areas or all three , Calvia provides it. The area lies in the west of the island, not far from the capital, Palma. It has within it borders Palma Nova, Magaluf, Illentas, Portals Nous and Santa Ponsa. It is a real holiday makers dream. It is easy to get to all of the major resorts as many roads are built specially to assist visitors. Calvia has string of amazing beaches and a more traditional inland town, from which the district takes its name.
Calvia Attractions - Beaches, Sun, Sea, Water Sports and Golf
The beaches themselves are numerous and are characterised by white sands
and calm turquoise waters. Their warm, benign nature makes them
perfect for snorkeling and diving, as well as a range of other water sports.
in between are dozens of impressive golf courses, adorned with
palm trees and backed by epic sea views.
Party Like a Local - Fiesta
The city council and more local neighbourhood associations are in charge
of the partys and they know how to do it right. There are 7 main
fiestas. Most of these are based around old religious festivals. They include:
- January 5th - The feast of the Epiphany
- 17 and 20 January - Alimara is when fires are lit for San Sebastian and San Antonio
- Carnival - is held before Easter with splendid costumes and a family atmosphere,
followed by more for the adults.
- After Easter a traditional sharing of food in the fields gets the local
- June 24 - is a holiday for Saint Joan, who is the patron Saint of the
- July 25 - The Feast of Saint James is one of biggest and most loved local fiestas.
- Summer holidays abound with every neighbourhood doing its thing. They
love to party like its 2222!
Coastal Resorts for the Young and Families
The coastal resorts of Magaluf and Palma Nova are famous for their huge
range of 24/7 bars and clubs, and the hedonistic lifestyle which
comes with them. Don't be put off if you're looking for something
are as many destinations catering for families as those focused
on the twenty-somethings.
While the coast is undoubtedly stunning, the geography a little further inland just as beautiful. A little more rugged, it's a huge site for natural preservation. Traditional Mediterranean villages are tucked away on rocky outcrops. Many of which are favourites of climbers. The town of Calvia itself is a mix of the old and the new. As well as its early 17th-century church and traditional architecture, it also boasts some great family attractions nearby, such as the large Aquapark; and Mallorca Marineland, with its performing dolphins and sea lions.