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Top Beaches in Mallorca

The island of Mallorca offers newlyweds a choice of more than 70 sun-kissed beaches ranging from long strands of white sand lined with parasols and sun loungers that provide every kind of leisure activity imaginable, to unspoiled beaches fringing secluded coves accessible only by foot or boat.

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Playa de S´Illot, Mallorca

Playa de S´Illot, Mallorca – Image courtesy of mallorca-majorca.de


Mallorca Beach Guide

The best of Mallorca's beaches, include…

Cala Millor, Mallorca

Cala Millor

Dig your toes into the soft white sand of this 1.7km-long beach that stretches along a seafront promenade lined with palm trees and facing the clear turquoise waters of a wide bay.

Facilities on this 35m-wide beach include thatched parasols and sun loungers for hire, various water sports such as pedalos (foot-pedal boats), showers, toilets, lifeguards and a range of bars, restaurants and hotels that line the promenade.

Cala Millor is located on the east coast, around 72km from Palma.

Playa de S'Illot, Mallorca

Playa de S'Illot

(East coast) – Unwind on this small, 350m-long white-sand beach that fronts a string of hotels, with restaurants and bars nearby.

Facilities on this 35m-wide beach include parasols and sun loungers for hire, pedalos (foot-pedal boats) and lifeguards.

Playa de S´Illot is located on the east coast of Mallorca, around 70km from Palma.

Porto Cristo Beach, Mallorca

Porto Cristo

Relax on this small white-sand beach that sits facing a sheltered bay and bush-clad cliffs topped with villas.

Facilities include parasols and sun loungers for hire, pedalos (foot-pedal boats), lifeguards and a range of bars, restaurants and hotels close by.

Porto Cristo is located on the east coast, around 66km from Palma.

Playa de es Trenc, Mallorca

Playa de es Trenc

(South coast) – Pick your own spot to sunbathe on this 11km-long stretch of white sand set between vegetation-covered sand dunes and a stunning turquoise bay.

Facilities include parasols and sun loungers for hire, pedalos (foot-pedal boats), a bar and restaurant.

The southern headland is home to the resort of Colonia Sant Jordi, which offers a choice of hotels, bars and restaurants.

Playa de es Trenc is located on the south coast, around 40km east of Palma.

Playa Illetes, Mallorca

Playa Illetes

Unwind on this small, 120m-long white-sand beach fringed by pine trees and shelving into a turquoise cove framed by rocky headlands, just a short drive from Palma.

Facilities on this 25m-wide beach include parasols, sun loungers and pedalos (foot-pedal boats) for hire, with a choice of bars, restaurants and hotels just a short stroll away.

If the main beach gets crowded, just wander over the small rocky promontory to a second smaller sandy cove.

Playa Illetes is located in the tourist resort of the same name on the south coast of Mallorca, around 11km east of Palma.

Playa Magaluf, Mallorca

Playa Magaluf

Dig your toes into the soft white sand on this 900m-long beach that curves around a turquoise bay facing the picturesque Illot de sa Porrassa, a small island that lies around 1km offshore.

This 35m-wide beach, rated by many as the best beach on the south coast of Mallorca, sits in the centre of Magaluf, one of the biggest resorts on the island.

Facilities on this 35m-wide beach include parasols, sun loungers and pedalos (foot-pedal boats) for hire, toilets, showers and lifeguards, as well as a choice of bars, restaurants and hotels just a short stroll away. Water sports available include surfing, jet skiing, waterskiing, parasailing and banana boating.

Playa Magaluf is located at the western end of the Bay of Palma, on the southwest coast of Mallorca, around 15km from Palma.

Playa Palma Nova, Mallorca

Playa Palma Nova

This 500m-long golden-sand beach shelves into a delightful cove fringed by rocky headlands, with two similar sandy beaches lying on either side – Son Caliu and Son Matias.

Facilities on this wide beach include parasols, sun loungers and pedalos (foot-pedal boats) for hire, as well as toilets, showers and lifeguards and a choice of bars, restaurants and hotels just a short stroll away.

Away from the beach, discover a range of leisure activities and theme parks all within easy reach of the resort of Palma Nova.

These include: Aqualand water park, the crazy-golf attraction at Golf Fantasia, the dolphin and seal shows of Marineland, a go-karting circuit, pony trekking, bungee jumping and a choice of challenging golf courses nearby.

Playa Palma Nova is located on the Bay of Palma, on the southwest coast of Mallorca, around 13km from Palma.

Cala de San Vicente, Mallorca

Cala de San Vicente

Relax on the soft white sand of this tiny, 80m-long beach that faces a turquoise inlet framed by hillsides and towering cliffs.

Facilities on this 25m-wide beach include parasols, sun loungers and pedalos (foot-pedal boats) for hire, with a choice of bars, restaurants and hotels just a short stroll away.

Cala de San Vicente is located close to the tip of the rugged northwest coast, around 8km north of Puerto de Pollença and 63km from Palma.

Playa de Formentor, Mallorca

Playa de Formentor

Pick your own spot to sunbathe on this very scenic, 900m-long white-sand beach fringed by shady trees and shelving into the clear turquoise waters of a sheltered bay framed by tree-clad mountains.

The 10m-wide beach faces the tiny isle of Formentor, with pedal boats, parasols and sun loungers for hire and an open-air bar for drinks and food.

Visit for a day or stay longer at the exclusive Hotel Barceló Formentor.

Playa de Formentor is located on the rugged northeast coast, around 10km north of Puerto de Pollença and 72km from Palma.

Playas de Pollença, Mallorca

Playas de Pollença

Relax on this 1km-long white-sand beach that gently shelves into the crystalline waters of a wide bay framed by picturesque mountain ranges.

Facilities on this 35m-wide beach include pedal boats, parasols and sun loungers for hire, as well as a choice of beachfront bars and restaurants.

Playas de Pollença fringes the popular Puerto de Pollença, which is located on the northeast coast of Mallorca, around 64km from Palma.

Playa Puerto de Alcúdia, Mallorca

Playa Puerto de Alcúdia

Choose your own spot to sunbathe on this 50m-wide beach that stretches for more than 2km around the Bay of Alcúdia before merging into neighbouring Playa de Muro.

Relax on soft white sand dotted with palm trees and swim in clear turquoise water that is perfect for families with young children.

The beach faces the popular resort of Puerto de Alcúdia, which boasts a wide range of beachfront bars, restaurants and hotels. Beach facilities include pedal boats, parasols and sun loungers for hire, as well as a range of water sports including surfboards, jet skiing, waterskiing, wind surfing, kite surfing, paragliding and banana boating.

Puerto de Alcúdia is located on the northeast coast, around 52km north of Palma.

Playa de Muro, Mallorca

Playa de Muro

Get lost along this 5.5km-long beach of soft white sand sitting alongside a bay of clear turquoise waters offering perfect swimming conditions.

Backed by sand dunes scattered with low vegetation and pine trees, Playa de Muro forms part of an 8.5km-long beach that stretches along the Bay of Alcúdia, beginning at Can Picafort and ending at Port d´Alcúdia.

Choose an unspoiled section for a picnic or stay close to the beach’s facilities, which include parasols and sun loungers for hire as well as a range of bars, restaurants and hotels.

Playa de Muro is located on the northeast coast of Mallorca, around 62km north of Palma.


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Latest update Top beaches in Mallorca: 19 August, 2017


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