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Cala en Fonoll
Cala Fonoll
Andratx
Type of beach sand
Cala en Fonoll also known as Cala Fonoll

Cala en Fonoll or Cala Fonoll is situated at 2,2 kilometres from Andratx in the bay of Port d'Andratx. This small coastal stretch of the municipality of Andratx is surrounded by cliffs.
On one of the sides a hotel has been built on the coastline, whereas on the other side there are residential houses.

The beach and the ground have the same composition, gravel and greyish pebbles. The marine and underwater conditions allow the anchoring of boats if the wind from the west is not too strong. If this should happen, the navigator is recommended to anchor his boat behind the breakwater of Port d'Andratx, the port facilities located at 0,2 nautical miles. At one and a half hectometres from the coast of Cala Fonoll there is a depth of eight metres on a stony ground.

The accessibility by car is easy follow the signs. After the Club de Vela Port d'Andratx you will find camino Cala Fonoll that takes you to this quiet coastal corner, or you can also reach it through calle sa Pedrera. You can park your private car for free in this area. You can also reach this cove with the public transport. The nearest bus stop is in Port d'Andratx, and you have to walk the rest of the distance. There is a ramp on the beach that leads to Cala Fonoll.

These characteristics explain that the beach is not crowded at all.

Information about this beach may change. To confirm the data or consult changes or new features, please contact the municipal tourism office below:
Tourist Information - Andratx
General information on the island:
Tourist Information - Mallorca

  • Toilet
  • Litter bin
  • Restaurant
Municipality information Andratx

The municipality of Andratx is situated at the western end of Majorca, where the Serra de Tramuntana has the lowest mountains (Moleta de s'Esclop, 928 metres) and the coast is characterized by the small coves and high cliffs (up to 300 metres high), with valleys in the interior. The origin of the name is uncertain (four possibilities, celtic, arab, latin or catalan).

The big ecologic richness of this territory explains that 95 percent of the extension is protected by law, with sa Dragonera, the small island with the biggest extension of the Balearic Islands (2,88 hectares, 3,7 kilometres long, na Pòpia, a hill of 353 metres and natural reserve since 1995), la Trapa (Zona de Especial Protección para las Aves) and the agricultural valleys of Andratx, s'Arracó and Camp de Mar (Áreas Naturales de Interés Paisajístico).

The coastal area in rich in very old and medieval shipwrecks. King Jaume I d'Aragó and his troop anchored between sa Dragonera and Sant Elm on the 7th of December 1229, three days before conquering Majorca. Between the 15th and the 17th centuries it suffered pirate attacks. Port d'Andratx was the most important Spanish port infrastructure in the 19th century, for the transport of soap toward the mainland and America. The construction and the tourism lead the economy since the end of the seventies of the 20th century.

Its cultural variety includes Molins de sa Planeta, towers So na Gaiana and Sant Carles, Son Orlandis, Son Bosc, Son Mas.
The municipality has 12 beaches.
Main technical data
  • Length of the beach: 
    63 meters
  • Type of access: 
    For pedestrians
    For vehicles
    For boats
  • Average width: 
    29 meters
  • Access for disabled people: 
    Yes
    No
  • Degree of occupancy: 
    High
    Medium
    Low
  • Anchoring zone: 
    Yes
    No
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