Cala s'Almunia is a very small town
consisting of just 30-40 houses. Itís not far from the southern tip
of Mallorca, and the closest major town is Santanyi 5 kilometers to
The beach in general
The beach in Cala s'Almunia shares its name with the town, but is
also called Es Maquer. It is incredibly beautifully situated in a
rocky bay surrounded by pine trees.
The small beach is just 10 meters
long and 30 meters wide. There are a few rocky outcroppings on the
beach itself, but there are also areas of sand/gravel. During
certain periods, however, there is hardly any sand on the beach. The
water is crystal clear and very inviting for swimming.
There are no toilets or other
facilities near the beach. Parking is along the small streets, and
from here a long, steep stairway goes down to the beach.
A path goes from the more popular
beach of Calo des Moro to Cala s'Almunia. The path continues to the
southern tip of Mallorca, Cap de Ses Salines. The entire trip is
about 8 kilometers long and takes three hours on foot. A beautiful
trip for those who are up to it.
The water at the beach is shallow, but there is rarely much room
to play on the beach. Note also the long, steep stairway down to the
There is great possibilities for snorkeling in the beautiful
bay. The rocks are often used as jump-off points, but make sure to
check the water depth first!
There are no restaurants or bars near the beach. The closest
restaurant is in Cala Llombards a few kilometers away.
Nearby holiday resort
The slightly larger town of Cala Llombards is located a few
kilometers to the northeast. Here, there are a number of private
vacation homes in addition to a beautiful beach. The closest real
holiday resort is
Santanyi 4 kilometers to the northeast - a relaxed resort
with a few large hotels and a handful of restaurants.