Mallorca has so many beautiful beaches worth a visit and most beaches are incredible. If you have the opportunity, we recommend that you rent a car and go around the island to find your favorite places. Below you can read about some beaches that we like to visit and which are also rated as some of the most popular on the island.
A favorite is, Es Trenc which extends several kilometers of white sand and turquoise water. Classed as one of Mallorca’s most beautiful beaches as it is located within a nature-protected area where hotels have not been established. Be there early in the morning to easily find parking. A visit here is a must.
Alcudia – Playa de Muro
This beautiful beach is perfect for the family. The water is crystal clear and you have to walk a bit reach deep water. This beach stretches between Alcudia and Can Picafort and therefore there is plenty of space, so it’s not a must to be early to get a space. Here you can rent sun beds and you are close to restaurants.
If you are looking for a smaller beach, close to Palma you should definitely visit Illetas. However, be there early in the morning since the place is very popular and usually get full after a couple of hours. The water here is absolutely amazing. Many Swedes are happy to come here and it has become more and more popular every year.
On the north side of Mallorca you will find Cala Formentor, a beach that stretches about 1 km and is about 8 meters wide with white fine sand and turquoise water. Surrounded by pine trees and mountains it is the optimal place for relaxation. Here you will also water activities to perform for those who want to be more active.
Playa de Palma
If you do not want to go as far or take the car then Playa de Palma is a great option. By bus it takes about 20 minutes and there are easy stops near the beach. Playa de Palma is the beach that stretches between Can Pastilla and El Arenal. If you want peace and quiet, you should stay closer to Can Pastilla and for those who are looking for a a beach party should visit the part of Arenal. Here the water is usually very clear and the beach is very wide so there is plenty of space. There are water activities to perform and sun bed to rent. Restaurants are located along the beach. Also suitable for families with children who want to be close to all facilities.
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