A Porto Pietro holiday, what more could you want?
A holiday in Porto Pietro is everything a relaxing holiday should be. This traditional fishing village really gets you in touch with an authentic feel of Majorca. Situated just south of the well established Cala D’Or resort, Porto Pietro is a hidden gem.
What to expect from a Porto Pietro holiday
Quiet times are guaranteed with this tranquil haven, but that is not your only option. Jump on the mini train to neighbouring holiday destination of Cala Mondrago, where you will find not only a first class nature park but also picturesque landscapes to hike or cycle in.You really will be able to take things at your own pace on a holiday to Porto Pietro.
Diving and fishing are popular activities that can be enjoyed along much of this glorious coastline. You have two beaches on your doorstep, sunny Calo des Homos Morts and Calo de sa Torre. The village also offers you with a marina, shops, restaurants and some glorious walks.
A major benefit of Porto Pietro’s less touristy feel is that its bars and eating establishments are not affected by seasonal opening hours. Mostly all of its facilities are open all year round. Many of the people that you will encounter in this small friendly village are local residents who will be able to provide an insight into traditional customs and who will no doubt be able to make some diverse and wonderful menu recommendations! For more resorts in Majorca,click here.
Seafood is the region’s specialty and a walk down to the cafes and bars at the bay will provide a rich range of cuisines, for those who like to challenge their palettes. While you are there be sure to try ensaimada a delicious spiral bun dusted with icing sugar- a delicacy particular to Majorca and fideua ,a local alternative to paella made with noodles rather than rice that is unique to the region.
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Despite being a relaxed and sleepy place Porto Pietro is home to La Cueva , a quiet little nightclub, although for faster paced and more diverse night life you would need to make the journey into Cala D’Or .Evenings will mainly be spent enjoying the air and listening to the sound of the ocean lapping against the side of the fishing boats docked for the night. If you are the kind of person who is seeking some hard earned peace and quiet, then a holiday to Porto Pietro with lastminute.com is just the Majorca you are looking for.