The name Cala Ratjada means “Bay of Lightning”, a picturesque fishing village that has become a popular a popular holiday destination over time.
When international visitors leave Mallorca after the summer, Cala Ratjada becomes a quiet fishing village. The quiet area in the middle of pine forests and untouched nature is the most distant tourist center of Palma airport.
It is located in the northeastern part de Mallorca and belongs to the municipality of Capdepera. The beaches of Cala Ratjada attract bathers due to their white sand and crystal clear water. It is a natural paradise and its beaches and nature play an outstanding role.
The port of Cala Ratjada still retains its traditional character with numerous fishing boats, including the traditional Mallorcan Llaüt.
The east coast is one of the best places for diving and surfing, as the waters are a little more rough than those of the rest of the island.
Every Saturday morning on the Plaza del Pins in Cala Ratjada there is the market staff, where you can find household items, clothings, groceries and handmade items that are part of standard repertoire of the various stands of the Mallorcan markets. Fruits and vegetables not only look wonderfully colorful, they are always very fresh and of the highest quality. The Cala Ratjada market is aimed at tourists and residents alike.