Cala Galdana is one of the prettiest coves on the island in which to enjoy nautical sports such as light sailing, diving, motor boating, etc. Excursions on foot that will take you in 20 minutes to adjacent, still unspoilt, coves cala Mitjana y cala Macarella.
Although this area overlooks the beach, the steep incline has forced a lot of development away from the beach itself. The whole area is becoming increasingly protected to preserve its natural beauty with only a couple of monstrosities marring the landscape.
Cala Galdana is located on the S coast, 25 mls W of Mahon and the airport. The resort is split by river running into stunning bay, with most of resort concentrated on flat flood plain backed by pine-clad hills and steep-sided valleys. Steep incline to beach on S side of river.
The area is most popular with those who appreciate a good beach and are prepared to fight for their space, as the resort’s undeniable beauty is making it increasingly popular.
Fans of hiking, mountain biking and water sports tend to choose Cala Galdana. It is not a place easily negotiated by those with mobility difficulties.