Cala Mesquida



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Cala Mesquida
The area is most suited to the middlemarket holiday maker; best suited for families with younger children.

Couples are well catered for in hotel. The energetic will enjoy plentiful outdoor sporting opportunities.

Accommodation consists of a 4-star hotel, aparthotel and all-inclusive all under same management; holiday village of 1-star bungalows.

Some private villas/apartments for rent. The area is graced with a long wide stretch of beach with beautiful fine light sand in a natural bay backed by thickly vegetated rolling dunes and sheltered by a rugged pine-covered mountainside. Its clear pristine waters are good for swimming and water sports, of which there are many. A flag system indicates water conditions throughout the day. There is also a small bar and water-sports centre at the beach.

Entertainment in the area includes: water sports, horse riding, parascending, kite-flying (off season), walking and cycling trails. Hike to Son Jaumell watchtower perched on top of nearby mountain. Nightlife is centred around hotels with own cabarets, live music, competitions and discos. Small music bar/restaurant. A couple of privately owned snack-bar-type restaurants are about the lot for restaurants with no upmarket options.

Excursions from the area include: half day trips to Capdepera market and medieval castle. Full day excursions include: Thursday market in Inca; Arta (town and caves); Caves of Drach; Ham Caves. Manacor Pearl Factory. Valldemosa and North; Palma shopping.