If Mallorca is your next destination, read on and discover the best coves on the largest of the Balearic Islands. Without a doubt, you will be visiting a perfect paradise for a dream holiday, in a unique setting of crystal-clear beaches and extensive stretches of sand. Although it may seem incredible, the Mallorcan island has more than 300 coves.
The ideal thing to do is to car hire in Majorca, so that you can visit one of them every day and make the most of these stunning natural spots. If that is your plan, here are the 10 most spectacular coves in Majorca.
The 10 most spectacular coves in Mallorca
Sa Calobra cove
One of the most special coves in Mallorca. It gives you the chance to enjoy the Torrent de Pareis beach as well, a window onto the Mediterranean Sea in the Tramontana mountain range. It is a window onto the Mediterranean Sea in the Tramontana mountain range, which you can reach by following a path and passing through a cave, and to get to Sa Calobra cove you have to take the MA-2141 road. It is one of the most impressive roads in Spain, which, through its curves, crosses a difference in height of around 900 metres.
It is one of the most popular coves for family enjoyment. It is located in the Mondragó Natural Park, in the southern part of the island. It is a natural spot of great beauty with an extensive pine grove that shelters an impressive beach of fine sand. Among its peculiarities is the progressive water inlet, which makes it a safe beach to enjoy with children.
It is situated very close to the tourist centre of Cala Ratjada, at the easternmost end of the island of Mallorca. It is distinguished by the turquoise tones of its waters and the beautiful pine groves and mountains that surround it.
In summer it becomes one of the most popular beaches for young people as a starting point or as a focal point for parties, and has been declared a Natural Area of Special Interest and a Site of Community Interest due to its great natural wealth and beauty.
It is characterised for being one of the most popular and crowded coves in Mallorca. It is a place where you can enjoy both its marvellous beach and the natural environment that surrounds it. It is located in the southeastern part of Mallorca.
It is very close to a town with the same name, well known for its Ibizan architecture. On this beach you can find all kinds of services and attractions to enjoy an unforgettable family holiday.
It is located in the Tramuntana mountain range, at the foot of Puig Major, an area where beaches are not as common as in the rest of the island. It is a pebble cove, surrounded by pine groves and centuries-old olive groves.
It is 200 m long and has thicker sand. It offers you a very peculiar natural environment, perfect for discovering other nearby coves, such as Sa Calobra or Torrent de Pareis.
Cala Millor is a beach that forms part of a coastal complex on the east coast of the island. It is 1.8 km long and 35 m wide. It is a true paradise of crystal-clear waters and fine sand, where you can enjoy all the services and facilities of a beach enclave that has been awarded a beach flag. As it is shallow, it is perfect for families and the disabled.
In Cala Millor you can also practise water sports such as surfing, kayaking and windsurfing. You can also go hiking along the coast or visit the wine region in Felanitx.
Considered one of the quietest beaches in Mallorca, it is located in the southwest of the island, in the town of Calvià in Peguera. It is distinguished by its rocky outcrops, turquoise waters and coarse sand. Located on the beachfront, it has restaurants, hotels and houses. It is the ideal beach for those who are looking for a quiet day at the beach. Among its main attractions is the artificial solarium that facilitates access to the beach.
Very close to Cala Fornells is Punta de na Sardana, a point from which you can enjoy spectacular views of the beaches of Santa Ponça, Peguera and Caló de ses Llises, as well as the Illa des Malgrat.
It is located next to Magaluf and Palmanova. It is 80 m wide, but with a lot of sandy area. It is perfect to enjoy with the little ones as it is very well sheltered from the waves and very easy to access. It has a U-shape that closes in two beaches joined by a promenade flanked by palm trees. It also offers services such as lifeguards, showers, sun loungers and parasols, among others.
It is an area with excellent underwater and maritime conditions for anchoring boats of less than 12 m in length.
It is located in the north-eastern part of the island, in the municipality of Son Servera. It used to be a fishing area, as can be seen in the breakwaters that divide it into three marvellous small coves.
It is shallow, which is why it is one of the most visited beaches by families with children, the elderly or those with mobility problems.
It is located in the south of Mallorca, in the municipality of Santanyí, right at the mouth of the Torrent des Màrmols. It is an unspoilt beach safeguarded by cliffs of around 20 m in the shape of a triangle. It is characterised by being impressive and very bright.
Its waters are transparent and have a beautiful turquoise colour. Pebbles and rocks emerge on its shore and the calmness of its waters makes many people classify this beach as a natural swimming pool.
Now that you know the 10 best coves in Mallorca, plan your route by car so that you can visit and enjoy each of them to the fullest. Get the best deals on car hire in Mallorca with K10 Rent a car, enjoy a 10% discount here. Each cove offers you a unique and magical landscape where you can enjoy an unforgettable holiday in direct contact with nature and surrounded by unique environments.