The resort itself is positioned on the cliff tops on the east side of a deep inlet. The west side is undeveloped.
Cala en Porter has all the expected facilities, including a train service that transports tourist from the centre of the resort to the beach via the steep winding road.
There is a local bus service from Cala'n Porter to the bus station in Mahon where buses are available for the rest of the island, in summer there are approximately 6 buses into Mahon a day.
On the headland of the resort are the caves of Xori which used to be a prehistoric dwelling but has been made into a bar and restaurant thats perched high on the side of a steep cliff with some stunning views.
There are several tourist shops selling souvenirs and gifts as well as supermarkets. There is a small Spanish bank with 24 hour access to the ATM facilities. There is also the islands largest family entertainment centre called ‘The Fun House’ with faclities for all the family including snooker, soft play ball centre, wii, sports tv, nintendo and aracde machine plus evening entertainment.
There is a good selection of both Spanish and English bars and restaurants in the centre of the resort. Many of the bars offer varied to suit all ages and tastes.