The small beach resort of Cala Murada is located on the south east coast of the Balearic island of Majorca. Just 50 minutes from Palma airport, this former fishing village has become a luxurious and relaxing resort boasting a beautiful beach and a tranquil atmosphere. Populated with attractive villas and leafy gardens, Cala Murada is named after the sandy cove (cala) it is built around. The surrounding coastline is dotted with many other small coves and beaches that visitors can discover by walking the scenic coastal trails.
Cala Murada’s beach has been awarded a Blue Flag for cleanliness and has gorgeous, golden sands leading down to calm, blue waters. Backed by cliffs, the sheltered location of the cove makes it a lovely spot for swimming and snorkelling, and a safe place for children and inexperienced swimmers. The beach has good amenities, with a lifeguard, beach bar, sun loungers, and umbrellas. The neighbouring beaches, Gran Cala Domingos and Cala Domingos Petit, are a short walk away along the coastal paths.
The town of Cala Murada has a good selection of shops, cafes, and restaurants to choose from, as well as a traditional weekly crafts market. The neighbouring town of Cala D’Or has a far livelier bar and restaurant scene and is within easy reach for a night out. Cala Murada is a great base for visiting some of the area’s other towns and sights, such as Felanitx with its impressive castle and bustling markets, or the stylish town of Porto Cristo with its famous Dragon Caves. Golfers have the excellent Val D’Or 18-hole golf course, less than 10km away.
Beach lovers: Cala Murada’s beach is beautiful, clean and sandy. The sheltered waters are great for swimming and snorkelling. The surrounding coastline is also a beach lover’s dream, with many similarly stunning coves and beaches to discover. Walking the coastal paths is a great way of discovering these hidden treasures.
Relaxation: This is a quiet resort, with a few cafes and restaurants, but a relaxed and quiet night time atmosphere. It’s a great retreat for escaping the hustle and bustle, and for recharging your batteries. For this reason, Cala Murada is popular with couples, and families with small children
Caves: Whether discovering the small, rocky coves and caves along Cala Murada’s coastline, or visiting some of the regions larger, more famous, caves like the Caves of Drach, this area has many fantastic caves and rock formations.