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The Beaches of Mallorca

By Viator, July 2013

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Let’s be honest, if you come for one thing in Mallorca, it’s probably the beaches. Indeed, with turquoise waters, white silky sands, do you really need any other reason to visit the Balearics’ largest island? No, no you don’t. So here are a few of Mallorca’s best beaches, and how to get the most out of them.

Es Trenc

Feast your eyes on the brilliant blue waters of this two-kilometer-long southern shoreline. Not attached to any resort, Es Trenc beach offers a more remote seaside getaway than others, but still with all the amenities of larger beaches: lifeguards, restrooms, restaurants, and sun bed rentals. Adding to its off-the-beaten-track flare are the nearby protected sand dunes and wet lands (situated behind the beach), where you can spot wildlife and, during cooler months especially, a host of migrating birds.

Get an even better view of Es Trenc’s crystalline shores on a Mallorca Cruise and Snorkeling trip, during which you can spend your day swimming in the seas, spying the underwater world beneath you, and lunching aboard a catamaran.

Sa Calobra

You’ll have to work for the treasure that awaits you at Sa Calobra, though, as this isn’t a beach that you can easily stumble upon. To get there, you must traverse twisting mountainous roads before eventually arriving at the northwestern cove. But the journey doesn’t end there: First you’ll discover a pebbly beach, but the real reward sits beyond a rocky and well-lit tunnel through which you must trek before arriving at its shores. Note that while you may find paradise along this far-flung beach, that you won’t, on the other hand, find any proper facilities (unless you return back through the tunnel).

Cala Formentor Beach

Set upon a backdrop of pine trees is this one-kilometer-long but typically only eight-meter-wide beach. Along its shores, you can find shade under the trees, or venture into the shallow waters, even renting jet ski or pedal boats for a little more offshore action. Or, see a different side of the beach by arriving via boat on a Panoramic Mallorca Boat Trip to Formentor Beach. During your cruise, you’ll coast the waters off the Menorca Cape, Coll Baix, Pinar Cape and Bay of Pollensa, before enjoying some swimming and sunbathing time at Formentor.

While you can arrive at many of the island’s shorelines via boat or of course car, you can add more adventure to the journey by going on an independent Scooter Tour of Mallorca. With your two-wheeled rental, you set the itinerary, covering as much of the island, and of course the beaches, as you wish.

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Mallorca Independent Scooter Tour with Rental

Discover Palma de Mallorca and surrounding Mallorca attractions in an exhilarating way – on a scooter! With this scooter rental, set your own itinerary and ...  Read more

Location: Mallorca, Spain
Duration: Varies

From USD $39.53

Historical Palma de Mallorca Scooter Tour

Discover the main historical sights of Palma de Mallorca in an exhilarating way – on a scooter! On this Mallorca scooter tour, your guide will escort you to El ...  Read more

Location: Mallorca, Spain
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $39.53

Mallorca Coastal Road and Scenic Villages Tour by Scooter

Explore Mallorca’s beautiful beaches and lush forests on a scooter! With this exciting scooter tour on Mallorca, drive along the island’s southwest coast and ...  Read more

Location: Mallorca, Spain
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $65.88

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