Calvià is a historic city that is located in the centre of the most popular municipality on the island, after the capital. It has an exceptional geographical location to that of the Serra de Tramuntana and has a great variety of hotels and holiday resorts so that you can enjoy this magnificent town of Mallorca.
Therefore, we bring you all the necessary and important information so that you can make the most of your holidays on the island, doing the best activities and getting to know the most incredible places in the Mallorcan town.
Calvià Mallorca is a municipality that dates back to 2,000 BC, basing its most recent history on agriculture, as in the 13th century landowners made huge efforts to cultivate the arid land in the region.
But it was only in the 19th century that tourism began to develop well in the region, attracting many people who were looking for an atmosphere of relaxation and direct contact with nature.
This exposed situation was the one that made that they began to create diverse hotels in Calvià, to lodge the guests that came of visit from different destinies from Europe, turning them one of their favorites.
The current importance and richness of Calvià can be seen in the modern facilities it has, being nowadays one of the most important municipalities of the island.
Main tourist attractions in Calvià
As we mentioned before, Calvia Mallorca is a point in itself of great tourist interest, without a doubt. Its historical atmosphere and prehistoric and modern architecture, at the same time, attract thousands of visitors during the year.
Among the most important buildings in the town that are perfect to be visited are: the ancient ruins of a Roman villa, built on the ruins of a church. There is also the imposing and amazing church of Sant Joan Baptista, a clear example of classic architecture.
In addition to these ancient buildings, you will also find beaches and mountains, with each site having different hotels in Calvià Mallorca for all tastes and at different prices, adapting to the personal needs of the tourists.
The proximity to the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range provides easy access and, at the same time, is close with a large number of routes, perfect for mountain bikers and hikers.
But if you are one of those who doesn’t like to walk so much, don’t worry, as there is also a cycle path that goes all the way around the area and has a large selection of wide routes, which are very accessible to everyone.
If you are more of a beach person, we can tell you that no less than ten of the beaches in the area have the famous “blue flag” which lists them as impressive for their quality, giving them recognition from the environmental education foundation.
There is no doubt that Calvià is a dream destination and ideal for those who love nature and the beach. There are many things to discover in the region, don’t think twice and visit Mallorca Calvià.
Restaurants and Hotels in Calvià
In the centre of Calvià there are various restaurants and cafes, which offer cuisine of all kinds and for all tastes, whether international or regional.
One of them is the so-called “Mesos Ca’n Torrat”, which is a first class traditional restaurant where the owner and his family are in charge of preparing and serving the most spectacular meat and fish dishes in the area.
Within Calvià there are not many hotels, as most of them are located in the surrounding area, as this is where most of the visitors are concentrated.
Our hotel Sun Beach Santa Ponsa is one of them. It stands out because of its location, as well as its facilities and everything it has to offer. One point in its favour is that it is not the typical hotel, but rather complete apartments, which gives you the independence you need on your holiday.
As they are apartments, people can enjoy themselves to a greater extent, as they have more space and more possibilities to do in the room. You don’t need to control the dining room hours, as you have your own fully equipped kitchen.
Another point in your favor is that you have apartments of different sizes, so the price of the apartment you choose will be adjusted according to the number of people going, so you don’t have to pay a fortune if you are only 2 people.
In addition, it has many more features: free wifi everywhere, television, and a large swimming pool next to your apartment, so you won’t have to go far. If you feel like leaving your apartment, you can enjoy all the common areas: gym, bar, swimming pool, cafeteria, among others.
Life in Calvia
The fact that this town is located in the centre of the municipality of Mallorca has not affected the inhabitants of Calvià in any way, as they have taken care to preserve its traditional charm.
So most of the properties you see here are traditional houses and apartments that have been renovated over time.
From the resorts, it is very easy to access the region and the residential areas that are a tradition on the island, which has caused many entrepreneurs to set up their international companies in this area. These companies generate economy to the area and to the citizens, which is of great benefit to all.
Most of the houses located here enjoy spectacular views, both to the Mediterranean Sea and to the countryside. So it is a good place to invest in buying a property.
It is important to note that every Monday there is a market that offers a large section of food and clothing, as well as traditional crafts.
Municipalities of Calvià
This municipality of Calvià Mallorca has ideal places for all tastes, ranging from the towns of Santa Ponsa, where our hotel Sun Beach is located, Palmanova, Magaluf, Portals Nous, to the quieter and more elegant Illetas, among many others.
On the other hand, we have to mention Puerto Portals, which is one of the best known ports in Mallorca, being a very busy place to go shopping or enjoy a nice coffee in its beautiful surroundings.