The lively seaside town of Cala Ratjada with its approximately 6,000 inhabitants is located in the east of the island of Majorca, on a projecting into the sea rock outcrop, about 11 km west of Arta and 65 km away from the capital Palma. He is regarded as the most important port and the most important holiday of the congregation Cap de Pera.
Starting the '50s, the original fishing village that got its name mainly by the Roche fishing (Ratjada = rays) and continues to be one of the most important fishing ports on the island, is developed into a popular tourist destination. However, he has retained his original Mallorcan atmosphere.
The village and its boardwalk have a comprehensive selection of bars, restaurants, shops and inviting cafes. The nightlife is with its clubs and discos are quite active.
He also offers a range of leisure activities such as horse riding, sailing and diving courses and is playing a popular spot for hikers and nature lovers, as the Nature Park Llevant, one of the most beautiful natural parks in Mallorca with its many unspoilt coves its rich fauna and Flora is practically right outside the front door.
Those looking for relaxation on the beach, has it not far from Cala Ratjada: its five beaches (from south to north) Cala Moll, Cala Gat, Cala Agulla, Cala Cala Mesquida Moltó and are all accessible by more or less long walks and very clean and maintained. The nature reserve beach of Cala Mesquida is surrounded with picturesque dunes and, through its shallow waters and the emerging wind at high waves for absolute bathing fun. In the back of the bay nude is practiced.
Excursions can be problems to the local harbor by boat to Porto Cristo and Cala Millor companies. Speedboat the neighboring island of Menorca can be reached from there in just about 75 minutes.
An ideal destination is the nearby charming town of Arta with its historical sights, markets and cultural events. In the municipality of Cap de Pera is located on the biggest fortress of Mallorca, the castle 'Castell de Capdepera'. There is celebrated every year in May, the 'Mercat Medieval', a historical market, the tourists and locals transported back in time to the Middle Ages.