Porto Colom is a traditional fishing village that lies 12km north of the resort of Cala D’or. Despite being relatively popular with tourists, Porto Colom has managed to retain much of its historical charm with sheltered bays, boathouses and lighthouses all key parts of the landscape. It has some crystal clear waters to swim in and some of the best beaches on the island, including the blue-flag Cala Marcal.
Low cost holidays to Porto Colom are very readily available and flights to Majorca depart from most regional airports. The resort of Porto Colom can be reached relatively easily from Palma airport. Make sure you check out the Cheekytrip comparison site to compare cheap deals from your local airport. Flights to Majorca tend to take around 2 hours 30 minutes which is great for a short break or travelling with a young family.
Porto Colom is at its most busy during the summer period - from Spring until Autumn. Temperatures often reach the lower 30s on most days throughout this period making it a very reliable destination when it comes to the climate. Prices tend to be slightly cheaper outside of these months from Autumn to Spring but not massively as this place is an affordable choice all year round. Visiting in the summertime is best for anyone who wants to soak up the sun and enjoys the buzz that comes with higher tourist numbers whereas visiting in the offseason might be a good idea if you want to do a bit more exploring in the cooler temperatures.
The region boasts some exciting and unique attractions compared to other parts of the island. One of the standout ones is the Santuari de Sant Salvador. A winding road will take you all of the way to the top of Puig Sant Salvador, one of the highest peaks in the area with stunning views of the surrounding towns and countryside. You will also find a former sanctuary that was formerly home to monks that is now an accommodation option for tourists. Closer to sea level, the area has some fantastic beaches and caves to explore including the famous ‘Ham’ and ‘Drac’ caves.
As well as the accommodation up in the hills, Porto Colom enjoys a nice mix of all inclusive beachfront hotels and ones that are set back in more rural areas. There are a selection of boutique or budget hotels to choose from too, depending on your price and taste preferences. Some of the finest restaurants on the island can be found down at the town’s quayside area. The restaurants serve a mixture of local and international cuisine and are perfect for relaxing and watching the world go by.
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