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The island of Mallorca enjoys a wide variety of beaches and coves with a multitude of facilities.

many people and make the beach very crowded despite the fact its more than three kilometers long!

This year, 60 of the island’s beaches will be given a blue flag - the European Foundation for Environmental Education’s will award the beaches that meet the requirements for water quality, environmental management, safety and security.

Located within the Natural Reserve of Mondragó, this cove has two main beaches one of which S’Amarador it is the largest and least crowded.

Here are a few of our favourite beaches that we recommend in Mallorca.

Cala Millor

This is the longest beach on the east coast, stretching from Cala Bona to the wild cape of N’Amer a Natural Area of Special Interest. There is a wide track for walking, skating or cycling, a beautiful sandy beach and several tourist establishments for eating, drinking or shopping. The east of Mallorca is a well-kept secret, avoid the big tourist resorts and you will find beautiful coves and historic villages.

Cala Portals Vells

Is located within the Natural Area of Special Interest of Cap de Cala Figuera. This bay is an important nesting area for many white birds. The beach restaurants specialize in seafood and rice dishes. To the right of the beach is the interesting cavern of ‘la Mare de Déu’.

Es Trenc

Is considered one of the best beaches in Mallorca, whose transparent waters attract

Cala Mondragó

Playa de Formentor

Situated on the peninsula of Cap de Formentor, this is a narrow beach, where the pine trees run along the length of the beach and are always close to the crystal clear water. The Serra de Tramuntana ends at Cap de Formentor, the northern tip of the island. Discover the best spot to photograph the island.

Cala Varques

Is a virgin beach in a Natural Area of Special Interest on the east coast, within the municipality of Manacor.

Cala Tuent

Is at the foot of Puig Mayor, the highest mountain in Mallorca, surrounded by mountains, pine and olive trees. Access by boat is much simpler you will reach the beach much more easier, being able to contemplate the wonderful view of the mountains and the crystal waters.

Cala Calobra

Is 38 kilometers from Sóller, located between Morro de sa Vaca and Morro de Ses Felles, and under the shadow of Puig the highest peak in the Balearic Islands.

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A unique guide in Owners' and Captains' hands. Indispensable information, itineraries plus hints and tips, updated laws and rules, support a...