Porto Colom is a wonderful laid back resort full of charm and character and only 1 hour drive from Palma. The resort is situated on the Eastern Coast of Mallorca and is home to a natural harbour and sandy beach. Porto Colom has the largest natural harbour on the Island and is srrounded with beautiful turquiose waters and bobbing colourful fishermans boats. The harbour has a wide range of restaurants, bars and cafes offering refreshment from a days sightseeing. The majority of the fayre is fresh seafood and there is no better place to sample this.
Porto Colom is a traditional fishing village and has maintained its authentic charm through the pretty fishermans cottages and boats, narrow streets, laid back atmosphere and pretty waterfront promenade. It really is a picture postcard resort.
Cala Marcal is the most popular beach in the area, this is a sheltered cove and is a superb spot for swimming. There are sunloungers with parasols and beachfront restaurants.
Porto Colom is surrounded by local landmarks. The lighthouse of Porto Colom being one of the most prominant. This 19th Centuary lighthouse offers panoramic views and is definitely one to visit.
For keen walkers, Colom is close to Sa Punta de Ses Crestes offering rugged cliffs with stunning coastal views and various walking trails with viewpoints along the way. This is a gentle circular route around the Port and is roughly 4.2km long. There are other walking trails in the area such as Cala Romantica - Cala Varques - Cuevas.
Also in the area are several historical landmarks the Church of Sant Jaume with its well known bell tower being the most popular.
Porto Colom is an ideal location for nautical enthusiats with fishing trip opportunities in abundance as well as a variety of water sports including Kayaking and paddleboarding.
Porto Colom is the ideal family resort in Mallorca for those looking for sandy beaches and a resort that maintains a natural charm.
If you like the sound of Porto Colom, we have a superb 7 bedroom villa with stunning sea views. This is a large modern villa with a minimalistic feel with plenty of space. The outdoor space is fantastic with a good size pool and large L shaped sofa with plenty of sunbeds for everyone to enjoy.