What is it like to live in Cala Ratjada?

Cala Ratjada is much more than an important commercial point on the Island of Majorca. It is a vital point for tourism on the island, in addition to being in a perfect area as a starting point for tourist activities in the rest of the island, for this reason, tourists usually rent properties in the area for several days. Also, many people have decided to make Cala Ratjada their home.

History of Cala Ratjada

Mallorca and Menorca meet in Cala Ratjada, which is the closest city between the two islands, on the Mallorca side. For this reason, it has always been considered an important commercial port between the two islands, not to mention that it is also one of the most important fishing spots on the island. 

From the city it has always been possible to see the islands of Menorca and Ciutadella in the distance, when the weather is good, having a dreamlike view towards the horizon. The history of the city is ancient, when the Romans used it as a port for their ships.

During the Middle Ages, the town became an important center of fishing and maritime trade. In the 20th century, Cala Ratjada began to become a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors with its beautiful beaches and vibrant nightlife. 

Today, Cala Ratjada is a highly valued tourist destination, with a wide variety of hotels, restaurants, bars and shops to meet the needs of visitors.

Living in Cala Ratjada: 5 particular features that you should know

Living in Cala Ratjada can be very pleasant. The town has a warm and sunny weather for most of the year, which makes it ideal for those who enjoy the sun and the sea.

Plus, Cala Ratjada offers a wide variety of recreational activities, such as walks along the beaches, hiking in the surroundings, and water sports such as diving and windsurfing. Some peculiarities of living in Cala Ratjada are:

  • Its beautiful natural landscapes

In areas close to Cala Agulla Beach and near the forest, you can find impressive and incredible natural landscapes. Right in these areas, we have properties that offer a sense of calm and easy access to the tourist attractions of this region, such as our House/Villa C1224, with 170 m2, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a swimming pool, and a fantastic sea view.

However, if you want something very close to the beach in Es Pelats you may find an excellent option for it. In this natural area we have the 812 m2 plot T1124 available for you, perfect for building a detached housel.

  • Busy and commercial urban center

In Cala Ratjada you will find natural landscapes that will give you peace and tranquility, but this location also stands out for its city life, so it is not at all a bad idea to find a good property right in the financial and commercial heart of the city. 

To start a new business you must have appropriate facilities, such as our 296 sqm urban plot T1280 with, where it can be built from a hotel, a large house or several floors. 

Life in Cala Ratjada’s middletown offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. It is an ideal place to meet the local community and participate in activities and events. Plus, it has a wide variety of bars, restaurants and shops, which makes it an ideal place for leisure and entertainment.

  • Outdoor activities

Living in Cala Ratjada is an excellent decision if you are a person who likes to move outdoors. In this city you can find some of the best beaches in all of Spain, which have golden sand and a silent room, where only the waves of the sea can be heard.

If you like activities that require physical effort and a bit of adventurous skills, you can also practice hiking and climbing, since the city limits are full of mountains and nature trails. 

Now, if you are patient enough to fish, Cala Ratjada is positioned as one of the best spots in Mallorca for sport fishing. In this region you will find fish of all kinds and its waters favor the catch.

One of the best beaches for these activities is Son Moll beach, one of the most popular in the area, so a nearby house would allow you to enjoy a privileged location near the beach and close to the services offered by the zone.

  • Activities in the city center

Cala Ratjada is a dynamic and vibrant city on the island of Mallorca, known for its impressive nightlife and numerous leisure options.

The city center is the perfect place for those looking to enjoy a night out and experience all that the city has to offer. From lively bars to nightclubs with live music, there is something for everyone in the heart of Cala Ratjada.

If you are looking for something to do, both day and night, these places will not fail you if you are looking for fun in Cala Ratjada.

  • “El Timón” Restaurant: This restaurnt is well know for its mediterranean food and its views to the sea. It is located on Calle del Faro, number 12.
  • “La Terraza” Bar: this bar is a popular place to have a drink and enjoy the nightlife. It is located at De La Marina Street, number 8.
  • “Ozone” discotheque: This nightclub is one of the most popular in Cala Ratjada and offers live music and DJ’s. It is located on Calle de la Playa, number 5.
  • Golf club “Golf Son Servera”: This golf club is one of the best in the area and offers a beautiful golf course surrounded by sea views. It is located on Carretera de Son Servera, number 55.
  • Cultural heritage

Cala Ratjada is rich in cultural and historical heritage, with many sites worth visiting for those interested in local history and culture. One of the most emblematic sites of the city is the Castle of Capdepera, built in the 14th century and located on the hills above the city.

Another very emblematic place is the church of Sant Pere, an old church located in the nearby town of Capdepera. The church is known for its Gothic architecture and impressive bell tower, as well as its detailed frescoes and wood carvings.

If you want to be close to these and other places of interest, you can buy our apartment A389 with the rights of a 131 m2 private garden, with an area of 124 m2 and an excellent location. In addition, it is semi-private since this block consists of only 6 neighbors.

Conclusions about Cala Ratjada

Cala Ratjada is a town with a lot to offer, from beautiful beaches and outdoor activities, to a vibrant urban center with a rich cultural heritage.

With a wide variety of options for leisure, gastronomy and tourism, it also preserves beautiful properties such as our house/chalet C1352 with 3 houses, 2 apartments, garages, which could be a little more than 9 thousand square meters of area in total. Something amazing if you think big.

In short, this port city is an ideal destination for those looking for a relaxing vacation or a place to live in a natural and welcoming environment. In addition, its proximity to other interesting towns such as Cala Agulla makes it an attractive option for those looking to explore and enjoy everything that the island of Mallorca has to offer.

If you need advice about properties for sale or rent, we are here to serve you. Contact us and we will assist you in a gentle and personalized way.

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