The Balearic island of Majorca plays host to some of the most amazing beaches as well as historical sights and nightlife. Having your holidays in Majorca provides you with a great opportunity to soak in the sun rays and have some fun under the sun. Nonetheless since your time on the sunny Majorcan soil will probably be limited, here are 5 of the best and most famous beaches you can visit and enjoy the azure blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea!
The blue flag Cala Mayor situated close to the city of Palma is amogst the best the island has to offer. Host to golden sand and countless facilities this is a great place to visit if you want to make proper use of your time under the sun. The beach is easily accessible by bus or taxi and the numerous sun loungers and beach bars dotting the area make up for 24/7 entertainment. However, if you happen to book your holidays in Majorca in order to relax on a secluded beach you should look elsewhere as this beach is well-known and busy throughout the year.
An almost endless stretch of fine white sand, this beach is a marvel to behold! If you are here for watersports, you will be well catered for as the facilities around the area range from boat trips to diving and anything in between! Being a resort beach, the Alcudia beach has all the necessary amenities on offer and its friendly shallow waters are perfect for swimming with small children. As with the aforementioned Cala Mayor, its fame makes up for most of the people visiting so expect it to be busy especially during the summer months.
Calla Agulla is a beautiful beach whose golden sand is ideal to relax on and work on your tan. Crowned by unspoilt pine forests and awarded with a blue flag, this beach is really close to what you might have dreamt of before your holidays in Majorca. Beach volleyball is all the rage so if you like it then you’re in for a full day of playing under the warm Mediterranean sun! If you happen to visit with children, you can rest assured about their safety as lifeguard coverage is well organised and the waters are mostly friendly and relatively shallow.
Developed for tourists by the Iberostar Club Cala Barca, this is a wonderful small beach favoured by snorkelers and divers for its calm waters and rich underwater landscape. This is also a great place to visit with family as its waters are calm and friendly to anyone who might jump in for a swim. The beach club offers food and drinks so rest assured that your needs will be covered if you decide to visit.
Camp de Mar Beach
This magnificent beach, adorned with white sand and green waters is a feast to the eyes and not only. Located on the South West of Majorca, the Camp de mar is great for families and anyone in between as it is very well organised and also provides for the disabled. If you feel like exploring, you can discover the small rocky coves around the beach by swimming or renting a pedalo and when you get hungry? Well this is when it gets more fun! The unmissable restaurant on the small island ‘La Illeta’ is a great place to dine surrounded by the water and easily accessed on foot by the small wooden bridge starting from the beach. This beach also happens to be the start for boat tours to the nearby small island of ‘Sa Dragonera’ thereby providing you with quite a few options during your holidays in Spain.