Cala Ratjada (Ratjada Cove) still resembles the old fishing village that was so important in Majorca some years ago. The old fishing port of Cala Ratjada has maintained its traditional character with a number of old fishing boats from the past such as the llaüts co-existing with the more modern boats. A great way to discover this little resort town in Capdepera is by taking a walk along its sports and leisure marina lined with restaurants offering outdoor dining. Cala Ratjada has other points of interest such as spectacular coves, beautiful beaches, environmentally protected areas, nature and cultural richness. This natural paradise awaits you near Hotel Son Jaumell.
Cala Ratjada has incredible coves just waiting to be discovered. The best way to see them all is by strolling along the promenade that unites Cala Gat with the cove of the Sa Pedruscada rock. Along the way, you will pass by small fisherman homes and Cala Son Moll. Cala Gat is a small sandy beach brimming with tamarind trees and palmettos and crystal-clear waters perfect for a swim. During your walk, you will come upon the impressive Capdepera Lighthouse, on the easternmost point of Majorca which was built upon a crag with a 58-metre incline. This spot provides you with one of the best views of the surrounding areas, and on a clear day, you can even see as far as the island of Minorca. Cala Agulla is a blue flag beach located about a 15-minute walk from the centre of Cala Ratjada. Surrounded by forests and pine woods, it is the perfect place for sports activities such as hiking. Son Moll is a bustling urban beach with white sand and crystal-clear waters, located in the heart of Cala Ratjada.
In addition to a walk through its lovely streets, Cala Ratjada is the perfect holiday destination for cultural tourism and great fun for art lovers. 10 minutes from Hotel Rural Son Jaumell, you will discover Sa Torre Cega, a watchtower which was built to protect from pirate attacks in ancient times. In 1911, it was converted into a Palace for the March Family and is now a museum with a botanical garden and an exceptional collection of 40 sculptures in its interior. You can visit the garden as well as the exhibit with prior reservations.
Cala Ratjada also has an interesting environmental and scenic aspect. The coastal area near Cala Agulla has been designated a protected area due to the great variety of birds that inhabit the area, making it one of the best locations for bird watching. Cala Ratjada also has a marine reserve with incredible ecological and fishing resources. Nature lovers will truly enjoy their visit to Cala Ratjada, an authentic natural paradise in Majorca.