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Beaches in Palma de Mallorca


Ca'n Pere Antoni or City Beach
Ca'n Pere Antoni or City Beach

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This is the closest beach to Palma City centre just a short walk from the Cathedral. If you are staying in central Palma it is convenient and has toilets, showers and a life guard on duty. It's location makes it poplar with the locals.

This is a natural beach with fine sand and calm water. The beach is 735m long and 25m wide. A cycle route and promenade run behind the beach ( a great place for cycling). The beach has a restaurant / cafe (at the Cathedral end) with lots more at the eastern end. Visitors can rent sunbeds and parasols.

 

Ciutat Jardi

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This popular calm bay is located in front of a residential area of low buildings and gardens is often used by Majorcan families. (approx. 4 miles east of Palma city).

The beach offers good services that are easily accessible by foot as well as for disabled with toilets, showers and sun lounger rental. The waters are shallow and the beach is 450m long. You can stroll or take a bike along the promenade which is lined by elegant hotels. There is a great childrens playground.

The area is just 5 minutes away by car from the airport and from the city centre.

 

Cala Estància

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The sand is golden and delicate in this small bay - the water is calm and transparent. It is very protected by the wind, making it possible to enjoy throughout the whole year.  The beach is good for snorkelling. (approx. 6 miles east of Palma city).

The beach is 220 metres long and 37 metres wide.  There are toilets and showers and a life guard on duty. At one side of the beach is the sailing club of Sant Antoni de la Playa.

 

 

Playa de Palma Beach
Playa de Palma (S'Arenal)

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Playa de Palma is situated 8 miles east of Palma city centre and is the largest beach within the municipality of Palma. The beach is over 3 miles long and about 50 metres wide.

The beach promenade has recently been refurbished, and a cycle path runs along it. There are toilets and showers and a life guard on duty. Sun loungers and parasols are available to rent. The water is shallow, hence great for families.

There a numerous cafés, bars and restaurants plus most water sports are available.

 

Cala Major Beach
Cala Major

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Cala Major is one of the most popular beaches in Palma since it is located very close to the city (approx. 4 miles west). This sheltered bay is calm and the water is shallow, hence great for families. The beach has been recently regenerated. The beach is 200 metres long and 80 metres wide.

There are toilets and showers and a life guard on duty. Sun loungers and parasols are available to rent.

it is also a preferred destination in winter, due to its protection from northern winds.

 

Illetas Beach
Illetas Beach  

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Situated about 6 miles west of Palma de Mallorca, between Portals Nous and Cala Major. Illetas as a resort is quite exclusive mostly with 4 or 5 star hotels. The beach is 200 metres long and 50 metres wide with a lot of trees surrounding it.

There are toilets and a life guard on duty. Sun loungers and parasols are available to rent.

There a number of cafés, bars and restaurants and beach clubs not forgetting the pedalo's.

 

Portals Nous
Portals Nous (Oratori)

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Situated about 7 miles west of Palma de Mallorca, beyond Illetas is Portals Nous. With a great Beach Bar at one end and Marina at the other. The views across to the small island in front of the beach are very beautiful.

There are toilets and showers and a life guard on duty. Sun loungers and parasols are available to rent.

There a number of great bars and restaurants and beach clubs plus watersport equipment hire.