Cala Gat

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Cala Gat

The Cala Gat is a small, situated between cliffs bay on the northeastern side of Majorca 100 meters north of the port of Cala Rajada. \ N \ nCala Gat means "cat bay". To this name she came through the numerous stray cats who used to live near the bay and in the cliffs above all. The animals fed mainly on leftover food or the beach visitors of specially brought along by tourists lining. Due to the curbing of stray animals by the Mallorcan authorities are now to be found in the bay only a few cats. You have a few hundred meters further moved to the lighthouse, where even today provide tourists plenty of food for wildlife. \ N \ nThe about 80 m long bay with fine sandy, about seven meters wide beach is surrounded by a wooded, rocky coast. Since the beach drops relatively strong, it is for younger children less suitable than the other beaches Cala Rajadas. In previous years, the Cala Gat was known for the many sea urchins, who lived on rocky edge. Due to the increasing seaside tourism these animals are today largely disappeared from the bay. \ N \ nThe up to 20 meters deep bay provides a well-suited for beginners diving area. In the interesting underwater landscape with caves and grottoes can be found despite the generally decreasing in the Mediterranean stocks of aquatic animals, a large fish. So here blue neon fish, moray eels and octopuses are other, equally at home as mussels and snails. \ N \ nUnder insiders is the Cala Gat also called "drunkard Bay" because here earlier youth celebrated unnoticed beach parties. Today this has fallen sharply because of the over extensive entertainment venues in town. For tourist-oriented infrastructure include hotel, beach chairs and a small beach.

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