Time to get your daily dose of Vitamin Sea.
Mallorca has beaches that fit every mood. The beauty about an island in the Mediterranean is that every boundary touches the sea. From the Serra de Tramuntana Mountains that stretch from the northwest to the southwest, historic Alcudia and Pollença, to the birding regions of the island - S'Albufrera Nature Park on northeast coast, Cala Mondragó and Es Trenç then finally the greater city beaches of the Palma-area, you really can find anything you want.
Some beaches are more crowded than others. And even the crowded beaches have areas that will offer a bit of seclusion. Keep reading to find one that is just right for you.
Cala D'Egos #
Looking For A Special Cove or Cala? #
Affordable Mallorca's selection of our favorites changes annually based on a few variables – tourists’ numbers, jellyfish, cleanliness and accessibility. While some of our favorites remain on the list each year, we are careful to ensure the beaches are maintained to high-standards. As with all our recommendations, if you want to offer feedback, please send us an email to [email protected].
The 10 Most Stunning Coves of Mallorca
Mallorca has some of the best beaches in Europe. Whether you prefer the fine sand of Cala Mondragó, the rocky outcroppings around Sant Elm or a mixture of both in Pollensa and Alcudia, your new favorite beach is waiting to be discovered.
Want To Take Your Pooch For A Swim? #
To get away from the beaten path with your four-legged friends, here's a guide to dog-friendly beaches. Remember to bring leashes as others might be looking for the same respite. This list was curated by one of our writers who made her personal recommendations. If you have any other suggestions, please drop us a line at [email protected] and we'll make sure to do our research to add to the list.
For a quick list of dog-friendly beaches from the southwest near Andratx to the north near Alcudia and beyond, take a look.
In the North #
Whether you are day tripping or planning to spend a few days in the north, this historic paradise offers beauty for every price point. Explore the area to see Talaiot Archeological Sites and Roman ruins.
Fomentor's Top Three Beaches Named as Best in the World
Check this out! Formentor has three of the top 25 beaches in the world named by Flight Network in 2019. Given the drop in tourists for 2020, we expect Formentor to stay on the list and push to Number One.
For a Pampering Treat: Beach Clubs #
Let's face the facts: Sometimes we all need a treat. Next, find a list of the best beach clubs to enjoy a bit of pampering for the younger set. With COVID-19 (hate to remind you all), these clubs might become quite 'affordable' because the 2020 Tourist Season will be greatly reduced in time and visitors will be fewer.
Take a look at our choices and make sure to call to see if they are open. Many places are closed for the season. But keep these places on your list in any event as they are worth noting for a future splurge.
Mallorca's Best Beach Clubs
Here's a short list for places around the island - including Palma - for you to have fun, kick back and enjoy a cocktail (or two!).
Richard Branson's Hideaway Nearby #
A seasonal place that is best experienced from May through mid-October, Banyalbufar is a step back in time. The nearby villages of Estellencs and Esporles offer diversions. During the tourist season, this area offers much for Food and Drink while feeling like a quiet walk back in time.
If you feel like a Lifestyle Reset, this area is one great place to get away and return to yourself. To see more, be sure to watch the video in the article below.
Banyalbufar - The Most Hidden Treasure
Richard Branson LOVES this place so much he has created an exclusive resort nearby. Read our profile then plan to spend a few days enjoying this fabulous respite from the world.
Want A Beach Party? #
Here's a look at one festival coming up - Sant Joan (Saint John the Baptist) on June 23rd. This happens in the midst of the Correfoc - a blow-out four-nights full of partying. Correfoc's happen in January and June. The June event always coincides with Summer Solstice and 2020 will be no different.
While no one knows how the festivals will be celebrated yet, we can assure you that villages will find a way to honor Sant Joan and celebrate the Summer Solstice. Check back with us closer to the event, follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to get up-to-date event information.
Beach Party Guide
June 23rd is the Annual Sant Joan Festival. While we aren't sure about this year's event due to COVID-19, here's a look at where you can enjoy a party to celebrate Sant Joan and the Summer Solstice.
For More on Mallorca's Beaches #
For more on Mallorca, search our database function by moving your cursor to the top of the screen where there is a magnifying glass image and search for a name or type in "Beach" to get a list of articles. We're sure you'll find a place that calls to you.
By Affordable Mallorca
26 May, 2020