Cala Matzoc

Eleven kilometres from Artà, or a 20-minute trek along the coast from Cala Estreta, Cala Matzoc comes into view. A quiet cove of sand and stone, it backs onto a hill where the ruins of Torre d'Albarca, a prehistoric talayot (watchtower), still stand.

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1. Cala Estreta

0.51 MILES

This pretty, rock-bound cove has crystal-clear water, but no great expanse of sand, or bars to attract holidaymaking hordes.

2. Cala Mitjana

0.71 MILES

To the landward end of a long, cliff-lined inlet you'll find this little patch of golden sand. A 20-minute walk from the car park at Cala Sa Nau deters…

3. Cala Torta

0.96 MILES

Deep water, nudism and exposure to the elements mean this isn't really the ideal family beach, although it is certainly very comely.

4. Cala Mesquida


Cala Mesquida's beautiful sweep of sand (nearly 300m long) and nearby dunes and pine scrub are not just appreciated by human visitors. The area is…

5. Platja de Cala Agulla

3.74 MILES

At the northern edge of town this horseshoe-shaped beach wraps around a calm, pale-sand bay lapped by turquoise waters on the edge of a pine-cloaked…

6. Castell de Capdepera

4.08 MILES

Lording it over Capdepera is this early-14th-century fortress. A walled complex built on the ruins of a Moorish fortress, the castle is one of the best…

7. La Antigua Farmacia Melis Cursach

4.21 MILES

The former home and workplace of Antònia Melis Cursach, bequeathed to the city on her death, is now a museum, preserved to look just as an 18th-century…

8. Platja de Son Moll

4.62 MILES

Cala Ratjada's most accessible beach is the busy 200m strip of the Platja de Son Moll, just in front of Passeig Marítim, in the centre of town.