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Peguera – also known as Paguera – is a holiday resort in the municipality of Calvià, Mallorca, and has been nicknamed “Little Germany” due to its popularity with German visitors. The resort is located about six kilometres north of Santa Ponsa and near Camp de Mar and consists of three fine sandy beaches: Peguera Romana, Torà and Palmira de Peguera – all amenities appreciated by holidaymakers looking for a day of sun, sea and fun. Peguera is also a good place to stay if you want to explore the nature of southwest Mallorca, as there is good access to hiking trails and it is also within easy reach of some of the villages in the Serra de Tramuntana. The municipality is very international; Peguera is known for its cleanliness and in the centre of Peguera you will find all kinds of services and restaurants for tourists. Peguera also has direct access to the motorway to Palma, which is only thirty minutes away.

History and culture of Peguera

The development of tourism began in the late 1950s, and since then residential development has grown around the town. Every year Peguera hosts a large German beer festival, which attracts beer drinkers from all over the island. For eating and drinking, Peguera has a variety of bars, cafés, villas and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. In Santa Ponsa, just a few minutes from Paguera, the Spanish version of the Oktoberfest takes place. There is also a good selection of German restaurants in Peguera. Shopping – The shopping is mainly in Avenida Peguera, which is not directly by the sea (where there are more restaurants and bars), but parallel to the seafront. Here you will find all kinds of clothes and accessories for a day at the beach, but also gift articles and leather goods. There are also supermarkets and grocery shops. Peguera is mid-priced, which attracts visitors from the rest of the region. If you want to shop in designer boutiques, we recommend taking a taxi or making a trip to Port Andratx, which is very close by.

The most important sights in Peguera

The main attraction of Peguera is the safety of the beaches, which are child-friendly and have all the amenities. Cala Fornells is a little quieter than the main beaches and this is where the wonderful hotel ‘Petit Cala Fornells’ is located. As befits a seaside resort, you can enjoy all kinds of water sports here and take all kinds of excursions around the island. We invite you to read this guide to discover the best that Mallorca has to offer.

Things to do in Peguera

Lounging on the beach is one of the favourite pastimes of visitors to Peguera, but if you’re looking for something different, there are plenty of options, such as tennis. Check out our guide for even more information.

Peguera is one of the places on Mallorca where you can watch surfers, and although Peguera is not a centre for sailing, there is the possibility of boarding a catamaran and renting a boat. You can also hire a boat to visit Sa Dragonera.

Peguera is a good area for walkers and cyclists and is the starting point for the excursion to Es Capdella. This path has a low level of difficulty, but there are other paths with a higher level of difficulty for those who want to explore the area. There is also a jungle trail that connects Peguera and Capdella – it’s worth taking the time to explore this incredible nature. If you want to get some exercise, there are several beach clubs and resorts nearby. If you’re staying in Peguera, it’s worth taking a trip to Camp de Mar with its small café/restaurant accessible via a jetty. Camp de Mar is also home to the Andratx golf course.