6 of the Best Beaches in Mallorca
Mallorca offers some of the best beaches in the Balearic Islands. With infinite white sandy beaches perfect for sunbathing, tiny inlets with amazing snorkelling opportunities and secret secluded coves only reachable by boat, it’s no wonder so many people head to this beautiful island for a holiday. Mallorca’s magnificent landscape make the beaches here picturesque, beautiful and unique. Here we’ve picked our six best beaches in Mallorca for you to discover.
This picture-perfect beach in the Southeast of the island is where you want to head for a chilled out beach day in Mallorca.
With the nearest town being 10km away, it’s a less family-friendly beach more popular with couples and naturists. With its adult atmosphere, you can really relax here in peace on the beautiful stretch of white sand. The shallow water at the shore soon becomes deep midnight blue meaning if you arrive by boat, it’s easy to anchor up close to the shore with just a short swim or dinghy ride to the beach.
The beach is a perfect place for sunbathing but if you’re looking for something a bit more fun, the deeper waters and low cliffs are a great spot for some sea diving. Cala Varques is one of the best beaches in Mallorca for adults and couples, especially those seeking that perfect Instagram shot!
This large blue flag beach is arguably one of the best beaches in Mallorca for families.
The approach to this glorious beach is unforgettable. It’s roped path of fine white sand leads you to a large stretch of beach surrounded by the stunning mountains and pine forests of the Llevant Natural Park. With great facilities of sunbeds & parasols and shallow waters overlooked by a lifeguard, it is easy to relax with young family here.
Cala Sa Nau
Popular with private boats, this bay is sheltered by the surrounding pine trees, producing a still tranquil cove.
If you’re looking for best beaches In Mallorca for snorkelling, then Cala Sa Nau beach needs to be top of your list. Full of astounding marine life, this little hidden bay is a beautiful spot to snorkel. Although small, this beach has showers, toilets and sun loungers and a quaint little beach bar can provide you with refreshments.
Sa Calobra is a beach like no other.
Access to this beach is by a stunning windy road featuring amazing views (a cyclists dream challenge) or a breathtakingly five-hour hike through the Torrent de Pareis canyon. The reward of this hike is a spectacular sand & pebble beach sheltered by the huge cliffs of the Tramuntana Mountains. The turquoise waters, stunning surroundings and magnificent sunset make this beach truly unique.
Cala Llamp Bay
This bay has so many contributing factors as to why it’s somewhere really special.
It’s setting, surrounded by the cliffs of the Tramuntana mountains not only create stunning views but protect the bay from weather resulting in calm, serene crystal-clear waters. The mountains have created a rocky landscape perfect if you want to check out the marine life and the tranquil waters mean swimming in this bay is easy and pleasurable.
Just around the corner from Port d’Andratx, this bay can only be reached by car or boat. Although it doesn’t have a beach, the Gran Folies Beach Club just above this bay offers sun loungers, parasols, and a restaurant supplying you with all you need for a memorable day at Cala Llamp Bay. The remarkable sunset from this bay is well worth staying for.
Calo d’es Moro
Challenging to access by foot but easily accessible by boat make Calo d’es Moro one of the best secret beaches of Mallorca.
This beach has it all. Caves, cliffs, greenery and translucent turquoise waters that reflect the clouds, make this a dreamy beach for sun seekers. With just a small patch of sand, you will want to head here early to stake out a spot. It will be worth the early rise because this beach is magnificent.
Mallorca’s beaches are amongst the most beautiful in the world. The reflective crystal waters and secret hidden coves are remarkable and make for the most scenic & rewarding beach holiday.