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Top Choice Mediterranean in Cala Ratjada

Es Coll d'Os

This family-run finca (rural estate) restaurant feels light years away from some of the tacky tourist places in Cala Ratjada. Sit on the vine-draped terrace for a meal that tastes profoundly of the seasons, creative…
Top Choice Historic Building in Cala Ratjada

Sa Torre Cega

Named for the 15th-century 'blind tower' (unsighted by similar watchtowers) at its centre, this coastal estate was built in the early 20th century by the noted architect Guillem Reynés Font. The beautiful Mediterran…
Bar in Cala Ratjada

Royal

A much-loved sunset spot, the Royal has a classy terrace overlooking the narrow end of the harbour. There's live music from 8pm on Thursday (DJs), Friday (flamenco) and Saturday (jazz) and the kitchen pumps out a hi…
Seafood in Cala Ratjada

Ca'n Maya

This central, long-running restaurant (established 1938) is perhaps the most authentic and low-key of Cala Ratjada's seafood joints. Its glassed-in harbourside terrace is ideal for lingering over fried squid, razor …
Beach in Cala Ratjada

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 protected, in recognition of its importance to local birdlife. There…
International in Cala Ratjada

Restaurante del Mar

A Swiss couple run this restaurant, with breezy sea views from the terrace. The big deal is seafood, including a superb parrillada (barbecue), with five kinds of fish, shellfish and grilled vegetables. Otherwise the…
Lighthouse in Cala Ratjada

Far de Capdepera

This lighthouse on Mallorca's easternmost tip is the endpoint of a lovely drive, walk or cycle through pine forests, around 1.5km east of Sa Torre Cega. Sitting 76m above the sea, it began operating in 1861, and the…
Bar in Cala Ratjada

Café Noah's

The sea views are entrancing from the terrace of this slick lounge bar: straddling the waterfront promenade, it's a prime spot for people watching and cocktail sipping. Inside there are comfy leather sofas and DJs t…
Beach in Cala Ratjada

Cala Mitjana

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 many visitors, but you'll still have company in the height of s…
Beach in Cala Ratjada

Font de Sa Cala

South of Cala Ratjada is Font de Sa Cala, where the crystalline waters are perfect for snorkelling. The serene, 100m-long beach is surrounded by a harshly beautiful rocky coast, swaddled in pines.