Beaches of Mallorca
Images + descriptions of many of the beaches and bathing locations around Mallorca - both well known and remote gems.

Map Courtesy of Imray Publications
Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation. 

- proceed down page to view beaches clockwise from Formentor headland or Click Here.

- click below for sector of coast of interest
   NE Mallorca                    East Coast Mallorca
   SE Mallorca                    SW Mallorca 
   West Coast Mallorca       North Coast Mallorca

- or click on specific beach / resort below
  ( for 2010 72 beaches in the balearics have been awarded the coveted Blue Flag status indicated by BF below - it should be remembered that some of the smaller and perhaps more remote beaches have probably not been considered for Blue Flag status).
NE Mallorca  

   Formentor Beach / Platja de Formentor
   Bay of Pollensa / Pollenca     BF 
   Bay of Alcudia                      BF
   Can Picafort / Son Baulo       BF

   Sa Canova beach / Platja de Sa Canova
   Cala Mitjana
   Cala Torta
   Cala Agulla                          BF
   Cala Ratjada / Cala Rajada

East Coast Mallorca

  Cala Sa Nau / Cala Sa Nou

SE Mallorca   

   Cala D'Or                            BF
   Cala Mondrago                    BF
   Cala Santanyi                      BF
   Cala Llombarts
   Cala Es Moro
   Cala S'Almunia
   Cala Es Moquer
   Platja Des Dolc / Playa Des Dols / Des Dols Beach                     
   Es Trenc Beach / Platja Es Trenc / Playa Es Trenc
   Playa de Palma / Platja den Arenal                                   BF   
SW Mallorca 

   Cala Major                            BF
   Portals Nous
   Palma Nova                           BF
   Magalluf / Magaluf                 BF
   Cala Vinas / Cala Vinyes        BF
   Cala Falco / Falco Beach
   Sol de Mallorca
   Cala Portals / Portals Vells
   Santa Ponsa / Santa Ponca     BF

   Paguera / Peguera                 BF
   Cala Fornells
   Cala Monjo
   Camp de Mar                         BF
   Cala Llamp
   San Telmo / Sant Elm            BF

West Coast Mallorca  

  Section under development

North Coast Mallorca

   Puerto Soller

NE Mallorca.

Formentor Beach / Platja de Formentor.
Aerial view of Formentor Beach / Platja de Formentor near the historic Hotel Formentor (guests have included UK war time Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Peter Ustinov, Tito Citaddini, the Count of Keyserling, the Princess of Wales, Charlie Chaplin, Rainaldo Luza and Douglas Fairbanks - see Celebrity Mallorca) and Isla Formentor on the southern edge of Formentor peninsular. A popular sandy beach with clear waters.

Bay of Pollensa / Pollenca.          BLUE FLAG BEACH
The bay of Pollensa boasts long sandy beaches - popular with sun worshippers, swimmers and watersports enthusiasts. The southern end of the bay attracts kite surfers. Can attract stormy seas in Winter.

Bay of Alcudia.                         BLUE FLAG BEACH
A long stretch of sandy beach and shallow waters - backed by quality hotels and popular with families.

Can Picafort / Son Baulo.          BLUE FLAG BEACH
Sandy beach at Son Baulo, Can Picafort.

Sa Canova beach / Platja de Sa Canova.
Long sandy beach between Can Picafort and Cap de Ferrutx.

Cala Mitjana.
Cala Mitjana, adjacent to and North West of Cala Torta.

Cala Torta.
Cala Torta, adjacent to and South East of Cala Mitjana. Remote sandy beach ( with seaweed deposits ) and clear waters for swimming.

Cala Agulla.                          BLUE FLAG BEACH
Cala Agulla - North of Cala Ratjada / Cala Rajada - a popular sandy beach and anchorage.

Small sandy Cala and beach North of Cala Ratjada / Cala Rajada.
A popular small sandy beach and anchorage.

East Coast Mallorca.

Cala Sa Nau ( Cala Sa Nou ).
South of Porto Colom - a popular beach and well sheltered anchorage.

SE Mallorca.

Cala D'Or.                                      BLUE FLAG BEACH
Images of Cala D'Or - an early Mallorcan tourist resort based on the numerous inlets ( calas ) with sandy beaches and quality hotels. Now with a well sheltered Marina, overlooked by a elegant Yacht Club and well served by bars and fine restaurants. 

Cala Mondrago.                              BLUE FLAG BEACH
A short distance South of Cala D'Or - within a nature reserve - with sandy beaches one of which boasts a European Blue Flag - popular sheltered anchorages.

Cala Santanyi.                           BLUE FLAG BEACH
An attractive small bay with sandy beach - beach side bars and restaurants.

Cala Llombarts.
Adjacent to Cala Santanyi - sandy safe beach and bay .
One of the most beautiful bays and beaches in Mallorca. Somewhat of a scramble to reach on foot.

Cala S'Almunia and Cala Es Moquer.
Adjacent pictureque calas - popular small beaches and bays - popular with swimmers and sunbathers - a popular anchorage.

Platja Des Dolc / Playa Des Dols / Des Dols Beach.
Reached on foot around the bay Eastwards from Colonia Sant Jordi.  

Es Trenc Beach / Platja Es Trenc / Playa Es Trenc.
Sun, Sea and Sand on Es Trenc Beach - probably the most famous  beach in Mallorca - a magnet for boats, sun worshippers, fitness and yoga enthusiasts.

Playa de Palma / Platja den Arenal.
                                                 BLUE FLAG BEACH
Beach resort with long sandy beach, a marina and nearby major water park.

SW Mallorca.

Cala Major.                              BLUE FLAG BEACH
Sandy beach a short distance westwards from Palma.  

Some small sandy beaches, also with sunbathing and swimming off rocks.

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Anchorages and beaches at Bendinat - West of Puerto Portals.

Portals Nous
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Portals Nous beach adjacent to Puerto Portals.

Palma Nova.                                   BLUE FLAG BEACH
Excellent sandy beaches with water sports and boat trips available. Popular anchorage. Separated from Magalluf to West by the Torre Nova peninsular ( lower LHS image).

Magalluf / Magaluf.                         BLUE FLAG BEACH
Long sandy beach with water sports and boat trips available - nearby water park. Popular anchorage.

Cala Vinas / Cala Vinyes.                 BLUE FLAG BEACH
Small sandy beach.

Cala Falco / Falco Beach.
Small popular sandy beach and anchorage west of Cala Vinas / Cala Vinyes.

Sol de Mallorca.
Small sandy beach and popular anchorage in the Sol de Mallorca.

Cala Portals / Portals Vells.
Two very popular sandy beaches with snack bar and restaurant + sunbathing and swimming off the rocky fringe to the cala. A popular anchorage.

Santa Ponsa / Santa Ponca.       BLUE FLAG BEACH
A large well sheltered sandy beach with shallow water - popular with families. Swimming raft and segregated water sports areas. A popular anchorage for craft of all sizes and with a well protected marina. The venue for occasional beach events and the Annual Moors v Christians battle re-enactment.

Paguera / Peguera.
La Romana beach - popular sandy beach.
                                                        BLUE FLAG BEACH
Tora beach - popular sandy beach - early season surf boarding location. Pedalos and boat trips.
                                                       BLUE FLAG BEACH
Palmira beach - the largest beach of Paguera - popular family sandy beach well served with beach front bars and restaurants. Pedalos and boat trips.
                                                         BLUE FLAG BEACH

Cala Fornells.
Small sandy beaches with additionally sunbathing and swimming off rocks and concrete platforms.

Cala Monjo.
Beach and rock bathing and swimming in this idyllic small bay - a km walk westwards from Cala Fornells. Clothing optional. Popular anchorage for small craft.

Camp de Mar.                                 BLUE FLAG BEACH
Sandy beach with idyllic restaurant on island. Nearby bars, restaurants, hotels and picturesque golf course.

Cala Llamp
Between Camp de Mar and Puerto Andratx. Bathing and swimming off rocks. Adjacent restaurant / beach club with pool.

San Telmo / Sant Elm.                     BLUE FLAG BEACH
Traditional resort with sandy beach in the lee of Dragonara island. Popular mooring. Ferry to Dragonara nature reserve. 

West Coast  Mallorca.

This section under development.

North Coast  Mallorca.

Puerto Soller.
Small sandy beaches to the North and South within the Bay of Soller - well known for superb panoramas, traditional Mallorcan wooden boats ( llauts ), an annual Christians v. Moors battle re-enactment and historic trams.

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     Palma de Mallorca to San Telmo ( Sant Elm ) / Isla Dragonera.
              Palma to Puerto Portals.
              Puerto Portals to El Toro / Port Adriano.
              Port Adriano to San Telmo (Sant Elm) / Isla Dragonera. 
      San Telmo ( Sant Elm ) / Isla Dragonera to Cap de Formentor.
             San Telmo ( Sant Elm ) / Isla Dragonera to Puerto Soller.
             Puerto Soller to the Cap de Formentor. 
      Cap de Formentor to Porto Cristo.       
            Cap de Formentor to Cap de Ferrutx.
            Cap de Ferrutx to Porto Cristo. 

      Porto Cristo to Palma de Mallorca.
           Porto Cristo to Cala D'Or. 
           Cala D'Or to Cap de Ses Salines.
           Cap de Ses Salines to Palma de Mallorca. 

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