Majorca: Cala Ratjada
Cala Ratjada, a resort town in the municipality of Capdepera in the north-east of Mallorca, is the closest place to the island of Menorca and is 80 kilometers from Palma. It is an old fishing village that has become one of the most touristic points of the island. There are beaches like Cala Agulla, L'Olla, Lliteres Cala, La Pedruscada and a fishing port. The Lighthouse of Capdepera - which offers a spectacular panorama and the majestic Palau March, which is located on a hill above the village, surrounded by a beautiful collection of statues and sculptures in the gardens. In July, a popular procession is celebrated in honor of the Verge del Carme in Cala Ratjada: the illuminated boats pull in a parade past and old memories are awakened again in this magical Mediterranean dusk.