Son Jaumell watchtower, excursion in Capdepera.
Excursion to the Son Jaumell watchtower from Cala Agulla. Distance 6 km, time 1:40 h, easy
Update 09/02/23. The Son Jaumell watchtower is located in the municipality of Capdepera near the town of Cala Ratjada. It is a small mountain of 277 meters high where a watchtower that dates from the sixteenth century is located.
From the top we can contemplate the northeast coast of the island, the beach of Cala Mesquida, the beach of Cala Agulla or the town of Cala Ratjada. On clear days you can also see the coast of Menorca.
"The first section of the excursion to the Watchtower of Son Jaumell is easy and runs through the Mediterranean forest."
From the Cala Agulla car park to the top of the mountain there is about 3 km of route and it takes about 50 minutes to reach the top, it is a relatively easy climb and can be combined with other points of the Peninsula de Llevant.
On the excursion to the Atalaya de Son Jaumell half of the way passes through pine forests and as you climb the mountain there is less vegetation. It is important to be equipped with enough drink, especially on hot days, since shadows are scarce at the top.
"From the top of the Son Jaumell Watchtower you get spectacular views of Cala Mesquida and Cala Agulla."
Next to the Son Jaumell watchtower we find beautiful beaches such as Cala Agualla or Cala Moltó.
The excursion to the Watchtower of Son Jaumell is recommended to do both in a group of friends and in family with children as it is an easy tour.
How to arrive:
The starting point of the excursion to Son Jaumell is at the beach of Cala Agulla, in the town of Cala Ratjada. In the northern part of the town of Cala Ratjada is located the path that leads to Cala Agulla indicated in the maps as Cami de Cala Agulla