Cala dOr Weather November Averages, Spain
What's the Weather like in Cala d'Or in November
Some travellers overlook the small former fishing village of Cala d'Or, Spain, due to the presence of other nearby resorts such as Palma which are far more well known. However, those who do discover the beauty of this intimate resort on the Balearic island of Majorca return year after year for a relaxing and warm holiday.
Pleasant temperatures remain in November. Although it may not be sunbathing weather anymore, the frosty conditions like in the UK are unheard of in Cala d'Or, which enjoys an average temperature of a comfortable 14°C. At night, the mercury may drop to a somewhat chilly average low of 8°C, but during the day, it climbs to a pleasant average high of 18°C. Both of those average temperatures decrease in the course of the month. The average low drops from 13°C in the beginning of the month to 8°C toward the end, while the average high falls from 23°C to 18°C.
Average Sea Temperature
The temperature of the Mediterranean Sea averages 19°C this time of year.
Rainfall is high by Majorca standards in November. In fact, this is by far the wettest month of the whole year, with 13 days with rainfall and a total amount of precipitation of 95mmn comparison, the second wettest month, October, receives 63mm. It is a wise idea to bring a raincoat if planning to be out and about quite often during your trip. The probability that rainfall occurs averages 39%, the highest percentage of the entire year. Of all four main types of rainfall that may be experienced, moderate rain is the most common, occurring on 42% of the days with precipitation. Thunderstorms, drizzle and light rain may happen as well, respectively on 23%, 16% and 14% of those rainy days.
Average Sunshine Hours
You can check the weather forecast for Cala d'Or here.
Hotel in Cala d'Or in November
One of the best value hotels in Cala d'Or is the Hotel Ses Puntetes. Rooms here are quite cheap and can accommodate between two and four guests, making it a perfect place to stay for families and groups. The airport shuttle makes a stop here, but larger groups may find it worthwhile to arrange a private bus through the hotel itself. The hotel is located on the resort's main street, Bienvenidos Avenue, close to shops, restaurants and the town's main supermarket. A three-star hotel, Hotel Ses Puntetes has six bedrooms, a restaurant and a bar.
Bars and Restaurants
Before heading out on the above-mentioned moonlight boat trip, enjoy a nice dinner at the Cala d'Or marina, at the Port Petit. If the weather is nice, diners can enjoy terrace seating overlooking the harbour. If it is proving too difficult to choose just one dish from the Spanish-inspired menu, pick the Dégustation menu, offering a little bit of everything for the table.
Things to do in Cala d'Or in November
Vita Bel II
Those celebrating a special occasion, or who simply want to experience a November that isn't burdened with sub-zero temperatures should take a moonlight trip out to sea on the Vita Bel II. Available for charter, this beautiful 16-metre-long yacht also carries guests on a three-hour sunset cruise on full moon dates (so check the calendar carefully!). Strawberries covered in chocolate sauce are included, as is a bottle of Spanish champagne. It really will be a night to remember.
Other Boating Options
In addition to this moonlight boat trip, there are many other boating options in Cala d'Or, from trips on yacht and sailboats to excursions on motorboats and glass-bottomed boats.
People who want to stay firmly on land may want to visit one of Majorca's local weekly markets. The majority of those markets take place from early morning until about noon, so it is advised to arrive rather early. There is a market in Cala d'Or or in a nearby town every day of the week. The Thursday Inca market is especially populart is one of the largest in Majorcand can be visited independently or on organised tours. Many local markets are easily reached by taxi or bus.