Cala Ratjada is a coastal town with about 3.000 people in the north-east of Mallorca (Llevant), administratively part of Capdepera, in the seventeenth century were created the port of Cala Ratjada.

Soon there were established fishermen. Among other species, there were many “stingrays” (= Rajada in Mallorquín) and crabs. Although fishing quotas in the XXI century were limited, Cala Rajada is still the second most important fishing port of Majorca, after Palma.

Cala Ratjada has the character of a fishing village with a historic harbor, but its economy is based mainly in the tourism, in the summer the place is frequented by many tourists, especially Germans.

Would emphasize its beaches and areas like; Cala Agulla, Son Moll, Cala Gat, Font de Sa Cala, Cala Mesquida and Canyamel, its fabulous fishing port where you can take boat trips to Porto Cristo and Cala Millor, and visits to other very close as Capdepera populations (with its medieval castle), Son Servera and Arta.

A boat travels daily in summer from the port of Cala Ratjada in 65 minutes to the neighboring island of Menorca. In the vicinity of the city’s historic houses, the ruins of a watchtower “Sa Torre Cega” (= La Torre Ciega). You can admire Joan March’s Palace, nearly 60,000 m² of gardens, created by British landscape architect Russell with a collection of contemporary sculptures (including Auguste Rodin, Henry Moore and Max Bill).

In the East of Cala Ratjada a path leads through a wild landscape, typical of the Balearic Islands, with rocky coves to the lighthouse, you can also see the ruins of a medieval watchtower, the “Torre Embucada”.

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