Porto Cristo Holidays

Porto Cristo
Cheap Holiday to Porto Cristo:

Travel Guide to your Holiday in Porto Cristo:

The resort of Porto Cristo sits quietly on the east of the Majorca and retains much of it's quaint Spanish fishing village qualities.

Porto Cristo is home to one of the islands most popular attractions, the Caves of Drach. Porto Cristo is a low key and relaxed holiday resort with a number of good bars and restaurants. Transfer from Porto Cristo to Palma airport is around 60 minutes by Coach.

Beaches on Holiday in Porto Cristo:

Porto Cristo is sheltered in a natural harbour with the Porto Cristo beach having 350-metres of fine sand with clear calm water. Sun-loungers, parasols and pedalos are available to hire on the beach in Porto Cristo.

Around the Porto Cristo area there are a number of small sandy coves. Cala Anguila and Cala Mendia are about 3km south of Porto Cristo, both are small sandy bays with crystal clear water, facilities are limited though both beaches do have a bar/restaurant close by.

For something a little more remote, Cala Varques is an unspoilt sandy cove situated 10km south of Porto Cristo, there are no facilities here so make sure to take plenty of refreshments.

Things to do on Holiday in Porto Cristo:

The main attraction and the reason for many day trippers to visit Porto Cristo are the Caves of Drach, it features many caverns with beautifully formed stalactites and stalagmites, as well as a large subterranean lake where classical music recitals are performed daily.

From Porto Cristo there are many holiday boat trips available along the east coast including glass bottomed boat cruises visiting nearby resorts, hidden coves and sandy beaches. For a land excursion whilst on holiday in Porto Cristo the town of Manacor is just 10-minutes drive away, famous for its pearls, olive wood craft and lively weekly market which takes place on a Monday.

The Jumaica Tropical Park, found on the outskirts of the Porto Cristo is a popular choice for families on holiday in Porto Cristo, children can enjoy the birds and small animals in the mini-zoo.

Out and about on Holiday in Porto Cristo:

Porto Cristo, as a hilly resort you can expect to find a number of steps throughout, and those with walking difficulties or families with pushchairs may not find it suitable.

Evenings on holiday in Porto Cristo are quiet, with a selection of bars and restaurants to enjoy particularly around the Porto Cristo harbour. For those seeking a livelier holiday Cala Millor is just a short taxi ride away from Porto Cristo and offers a number of lively bars and discos.

The close proximity of both the Caves of Drac and Caves of Hams to Porto Cristo does mean that the days can be busy with visitors in and around the resort. Even so there are a number of cafes, bars and restaurants with enough for everyone.

Nearby attractions to Porto Cristo:

For golfers on holiday in Porto Cristo there are two exceptionally good championship golf courses in the area, Pula is the closest with 18-holes and Golf Son Servera which has 9-holes.

Not far from Porto Cristo, Golf Paradise in Sa Coma offers golf of a different kind with 54-holes of crazy golf, set in tropical gardens. Another attraction close by to Porto Cristo is the Auto Safari Zoo, an enjoyable day out for families, where you can drive yourself around the park or travel on the zoo train.

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