Situated just south of El Arenal and 20 minutes drive away from the main city of Palma, Cala Blava is a small suburb with its own pebbled urban beach. With views looking out over the bay of Palma, a holiday rental apartment in Cala Blava is ideal if you are the sort of person that wants to enjoy the tourist facilities and infrastructure that Majorca has to offer, but on your own terms. Restaurants, shops and other necessities are just five minutes’ drive away in El Arenal, whilst Palma is a further 15 minutes. A rental car is not essential, but you may find it convenient.
There are many things to do whilst on holiday in Cala Blava, and most of them revolve around the sea. At El Arenal, there are a full range of activities on offer, such as water skiing, swimming and of course the ever popular sun bathing! El Arenal is also home to a water park should you wish to mix the thrills with spills! If you would like a change from the beach and water, then a game of tennis or round of golf are all possible. Horse riding trips can also be arranged, and the mountain region in the north of the island lends itself to some interesting mountain biking.
As mentioned before, El Arenal is just five minutes away, and you will most likely be visiting this town more than once during your holiday in Cala Blava. Palma is 20 minutes’ drive away from your self catering accommodation in Cala Blava, and is definitely worth the trip made there. It has a fascinating history and architecture to match, with unique castles, palaces and cathedrals. With a rental car, you might like to take a drive over to the eastern side of the island, where there are two caves that can be visited as part of an hour long walking tour. The feeling of stepping into some primeval world is certainly worth the time spent in reaching them.
The good weather that Majorca enjoys is one of the reasons that the island is such a popular tourist destination. The summer time is the best season to visit, where temperatures can hit regular daytime highs of 30 degrees Celsius. Remember to apply plenty of sunblock! Don’t worry about packing raingear for your summer holiday in Cala Blava – there is practically none during the months of July and August. Some people choose to book their holiday rental apartment in Cala Blava during the autumn or spring. The heat is not so hot during this time, with averages of 23 degrees. December and January are the colder months, and the temperature can drop to 10 degrees – Still far warmer than the UK though!
Palma has one of the busiest airports in Europe during the summer, and (PMI) connects with many major UK cities. These include London Stansted (STN), Manchester (MAN), Gatwick (LGW), Bristol (BRS) and Birmingham (BHX). There are dozens of airlines servicing these and other routes, including British Airways, Thomson Airways, BMI Baby and easyJet. If planning your holiday in Cala Blava for the busier summer months, booking the villa and the flights well in advance is to be advised.