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Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to the beach the first day we arrived. I had put under the foods and magazine a little purse with a bit of money to pay for the chairs in case we needed something and my phone. We went in the water, when...More

Thank Sylvie-chouchoune
Reviewed 4 days ago

I quite like it that it is so small, and you have so many food options close by. 2 Beds and Umbrella was €16 I think, really worth it, but they go early in the morning, before 9:00 Also was a clean beach, with nothing...More

Thank Cliff E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Calor Mayor first time 1968. Have been returning for many years and thought they could not improve area but it was beautiful. The cleanliness and colour of sea was stunning. Well worth paying environmental tax.

Thank jan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little beach, with facilities and bar next to it-perfect for soaking up the sun. Great views across the Palma bay

Thank veeney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the nicest beaches close to the downtown of Palma. There are multiple nice hotels, shops, restaurants within walking distance and you can easily rent an umbrella as shade from the sun. However all the local hotels have them and are easily...More

Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best locations for swimming, and clear sea - some waves on certain days and much splashing from everyone, couples and families

Thank royandjan2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Palma by the Marina and went to Cala Major twice by taxi (7-8 euros) and got the bus back (can't remember the cost but about 3 euros for two). Nice clean beach, good swimming (quite shallow water). Public toilets were on back...More

Thank lentheman
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We stayed in Cala mayor in August. We have stayed here many times but this time we was on the beach and had my iPhone and purse stolen. It was our last day returning back that evening. The ethnic girl and her boyfriend on the...More

1  Thank yorkshirepee
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Almost every resident, receptionist, waitress know that this beach has a lot of thieves, we did not know...our bad. Our backpack got stolen while we were in the water. Please pay special attention to your stuff. The beach is nice.

2  Thank LauraL8935
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Small and very busy beach, all sunbeds and umbrellas taken first thing so we had to put our towels on the sand. There are a couple of beach cafes, one very expensive and the other better priced but not much on the menu. The beach...More

1  Thank summerholtraveller
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7 February 2018|
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Response from MihaK2013 | Reviewed this property |
There is a ramp to get to the beach, but from there on to the sea is sand, which is quite soft.
23 May 2016|
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Response from Johann M | Reviewed this property |
about 4km from the dockside with luggae and the shape and condition better take a taxi
9 May 2016|
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Response from 373Yorkshire | Reviewed this property |
Their was no charge!