Today Can Picafort is a tourist destination of Mallorca which has a wide range of hotels and restaurants. In the early 70s, Can Picafort was a small fishing village with 200 inhabitants. With the passage of time was transformed into a resort with almost 10,000 hotel beds.
In the district of Son Bauló is a small protected natural area called Son Real where you can see a lot of wildlife such as may turtles, red pheasants, hares, rabbits, weasels, dormice and algerian hedgehogs. In this area there are some important archaeological excavations. Most of them date from before the Roman era. The most famous are the Royal Necropolis or the Cemetery of the Phoenicians.