10 Best Majorca Beaches

by : Ross Marchant

Majorca is located in the Mediterranean, is the largest of the Balearic Islands. It has been very popular as a European beach holiday destination, especially by tourists from not just England but Germany and France. Majorca has steadily grown in population since the 1950'. Many Spanish from mainland Spain move to Majorca to work in the tourist industry. This coupled with the huge tourist population that seems to grow annually, makes Majorca a real tourist hotspot.

The following are 10 of the best beaches in Majorca.

Playa de Palma

Palma is the capital of Majorca and also the Balearic Islands. Playa De Palma while small is ripe with opportunities for a good time. There are a host of restaurants, hotels and discos to serve you once you come in from the beach and sun. Try Tito's for dancing and fun in general, it has the best Disco in Playa de Palma

Sa Calobra

This beautiful little beach was formed by water traveling through the Torrent de Pareis canyon gorge. This makes a wonderful foot tour that goes through the gorge and ends at the beach. The Torrent de Pareis and Sa Calobra are the most popular of the natural wonders in Majorca.

Alcudia Beach

This is a serene beach located in the northern region of the island and it has beautiful fine white sand. This beach is fantastic for young children that do not swim, as it's calm and peaceful.

Palma Nova

Palma Nova is located just west of he capital Palma. Coupled with the bustling resort of Magalluf, Palma Nova is one of the busiest of the Majorcan beaches and offers a promenade along the beach that is traveled only by foot or by bicycle. While there are an abundance of popular fast-food chains, there are also a variety of restaurants serving a variety of food such as Italian, Mexican, French, Italian, Chinese and British. There are quite a few British Pubs here as well.

Calla D'or

This is a beautiful beach resort that is comprised of 8 small coves that provide beautiful beaches to enjoy. The centre of the beach area is ruled by pedestrians and void of auto transport. This makes it an ideal base for families with young children to stay. There are a variety of accommodations that appeal to a variety of vacation budgets.

Es Trenc

Once you park the car and get to the beach it will look fairly crowded, but if you bear to the right for about a 20 minute walk, you will come to magnificent unspoiled beaches. It is important to note there are a few nudist beach areas, so tourists should be aware that you may see some folks enjoying their holidays in their birthday suits.

Calla Millor

Located on the north east coast of Majorca this beach area offers British Pubs that have bingo, karaoke, race nights and live entertainment. There is a golf course here and a variety of water-sports offered. There is also an open-air disco that is fun.

Camp De Mer

This is the place to go if you really want to leave the hustle and bustle behind. You will be treated to a long drive lined by beautiful pine forests.

Puerto Pollensa

This beach is located in the Bay of Pollensa and it is protected from bad weather by rocky formations to the north. A beautiful sandy beach and scenery, with great tourist accommodations makes this a perfect holiday getaway. British vacationers frequent this beach.

Santa Ponsa

The full name of this beach is Platja de Santa Ponsa and it is located on the southwest coast. British Pubs are plentiful here and trees located at the back of the beach are a welcome source of shade.