Holidays in Porto Petro are spent relaxing on the sandy beach, dining by the harbour and sipping cocktails by starlight.
Sleepy south Majorca
Tucked into Majorca’s south east corner, Porto Petro is a peaceful village that wraps around a pretty, natural harbour. Since fishermen set up camp here, back in the 13th century, it’s remained a quiet, laidback place – ideal for a relaxing break.
By the harbour
As a former fishing village, Porto Petro’s focal point is the marina. Here, glistening yachts bob on the inky-blue waters. And, all the way around it, there are whitewashed cottages, craft shops, and traditional restaurants where freshly-netted seafood is the order of the day.
The Mondragó Natural Park is five minutes down the road. This protected parkland has scooped awards for its stunning beaches, which offer up talcy white sands and calm, see-through waters. It’s a paradise for hikers, too, with ancient ruins, rocky coves and fragrant plants dotted along four different routes.
Nearby Cala d’Or
The town of Cala d’Or is less than 10 minutes’ drive away. At three times the size of Porto Petro, it lines up a total of seven sandy coves, as well as plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. The bright lights of Palma, the island’s capital, are around an hour’s car journey from here, too.
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