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Colonia Sant Jordi: things to do, excursions and tours

On this page is a list of excursions, tours and things to do in Colonia Sant Jordi to help you to plan your Holiday.

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What to do in Colonia de Sant Jordi during your holidays?

Located in the east of Mallorca, Colonia de Sant Jordi is a well-known fishing port and tourist center of this part of the island. Colònia de Sant Jordi began as a fishing village, and its name has its origin in the ancient millenary salt pans that were already used by the Romans to obtain salt. In Colonia de Sant Jordi there are many things to do and places to visit, and endless organized excursions to different tourist attractions.

Beaches and boat trips

Sea lovers will enjoy numerous options in Colonia de Sant Jordi. On the one hand its beaches: the beach options are varied, from the quiet beach next to the port, to the sandy beach of Es Trenc, plus the numerous coves that are in the surroundings such as the wonderful Cala Cargol or Cala Carbo.

But without a doubt, one of the biggest attractions in Colonia de Sant Jordi, is to enjoy a boat trip to the Cabrera National Park, visiting the island, its castle, enjoying bathing in its waters and the Blue Cave. All excursions depart from the port, and you can reserve them on the web. If possible, reserve your boat trip to Cabrera Island well in advance as this tour gets booked up during the summer months.

Restaurants in Colonia de Sant Jordi

In Colonia de Sant Jordi there is also a wide range of restaurants. On the promenade you will find restaurants and bars where you can enjoy some very good meals of fresh fish every day when the day's catch arrives at the port.

A walk in Colonia de Sant Jordi

For those who like to walk, there is a very pleasant walk that runs along the coast of Colònia de Sant Jordi and is perfectly indicated. It is very easy to follow, and in an hour and a half you can do it, and enjoy the wonderful views of the sea, the coast and even the profile of the island of Cabrera in the background.

Visit the towns around

An interesting activity is to rent a bicycle to go biking around, where there are many options of places to visit. The area around Còlonia de Sant Jordi is a flat land and its roads are little-traveled, which makes it ideal to visit some of the surrounding towns such as Ses Salines, Campos, Sa Ràpita, Ses Covetes, Santanyi and Felanitx.

Visit a market

The Colònia de Sant Jordi market is on Wednesday afternoons. In the surrounding towns you have these markets: in Ses Salines on Thursdays, in Santanyí on Mondays there is a fleemarket and the weekly market is every Wednesday and Saturday. And in Campos, the weekly market on Thursdays and small market on Saturdays.

Saltworks of Es Trenc

Another interesting visit is the saltworks of Es Trenc to learn the whole process behind this now famous sea salt. Guided tours are made every day, and it is necessary to book in advance.

Thermal Spa of Fontsanta

For those looking to relax, on the outskirts of Colonia de Sant Jordi, we find the thermal spa of Fontsanta, one of the most highly rated in Mallorca, and where the only natural thermal springs of the Balearic Islands appear. A good suggestion is to combine your visit with a delicious meal in the restaurant there.

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