It is a fishing port with charming corners, and a seafaring aspect reflected in its lighthouse, constructed in 1860.
Porto Colom is in a quiet location which has a traditional craftsmanship, local dances and its own gastronomy. This Mediterranean town has countless differences from others and is full of the ancient stories of secluded coves in which JS Hotels has two establishments, Hotel JS Cape Colom and Aparthotel JS Es Corso.
The coastline is 42 metres above sea level, with numerous exotic virgin beaches of exceptional beauty, such as Cala Marçal, with fine sand and rock, and S’Arenal, one of the most famous of the island. This is not to mention the wide variety of difficult-to-access coves which must be reached on boats which make excursions from the port.
Its seafaring spirit, its traditional craftsmanship, and its own gastronomy make up the identity of the town of Porto Colom. Ancient stories, secluded coves, charming towns and, above all, endearing people, show the beauty of the Mallorcan spirit.
How to get to Porto Colom from Palma:
There are different options for reaching Porto Colom from Palma. By car, travel in the direction of the Son Sant Joan airport, by the Ma-19 motorway for 2km (5 minutes), between Palma (s’Arenal) and Llucmajor, until arriving in Campos. In Campos, following the directions for Felanitx you will find the road towards Porto Colom. The journey may take 30 to 40 minutes.
By bus, there are routes connecting Palma and Felanitx, connecting with Porto Colom. Both leave daily from the ports of each town.