Located in Alcúdia bay, this pretty wooden jetty is one of the most photographed spots in Mallorca.
Cala Formentor or Cala Pi de sa Posada is an inlet in the interior of which is located Cala Gentil, as well as Platja de Formentor, the famous hotel with the same name and in front of its coast the Illa de Formentor. The nearest village is Port de Pollença, at 14 kilometres.
Hotel Formentor is internationally well known thanks to the famous artists and politicians who stayed here, as well as because of the important events which are organized here. Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Charles Chaplin, Gary Cooper, Cary Grant, Peter Ustinov, John Wayne, Claudia Cardinale, Joane Fontaine, Jane Birkin… and others have been here.
This sandy area is very long but narrow and it is formed by very fine-grained sand of a very clear and white colour. There is a very thick and green pine and holm oak wood on the headland of Formentor that surround this beach. The branches of the trees nearly touch the crystal clear water of the Mediterranean Sea on this wonderful coastal area.
S’Almunia is situated at nine kilometres from Santanyí. The name comes from the nearby Cala es Maquer and this rocky sea inlet. This part of the coastline of Santanyí is a jetty eroded by the sea and the wind on the rock, and the few flat areas are used as solarium by the swimmers. The access to the water has to be done by the ramps to introduce the boats into the sea
Caló des Moro nestles between high natural walls that are home to pine trees and shrubs. The crystal-clear water, open to the winds from the east-southeast, has a sandy seabed that is excellent for diving and for beaching small boats.
This beautiful beach is located at 3 km from the old town.
Small pebble beach with clear water and views to Formentor beach.
There is a car park next to it.
Cala Llombards is a beach of golden sands and clear, turquoise water in the town of Santanyí. It features a large stretch of white sand that extends many metres inland. The cove is flanked by high cliffs. It measures 55 metres by 150 metres, and is usually relatively busy.
Cala Torta or S’Aduaia is the largest beach in Artà, Mallorca, and has fine white sand. Boats have no trouble anchoring here, and it can be reached by bicycle from Capdepera.
Beaches Sant Joan and sant Pere are situated at three kilometres from Alcúdia, between Punta de Manresa and Platja de Sant Pere. Are beaches the only two sandy areas of this rocky coastal stretch of Alcudia. The accessibility by car is easy following the signs toward the village of Mal Pas that lead to this beaches. On this headland there is Castell (Castle) de Manresa, a fortress built on a platform of 28 metres to defend the bay of Pollença. There are some hundred metres in the sun between this beaches and the fortress.
Located in Puerto de Alcúdia, this fine white sand beach is 7-km long. It’s the largest beach on the Balearic Islands stretching along Alcúdia bay. The most accessible, the one with the widest sport and fun facilities and the safest one. Alcúdia Bay boasts many other beaches belonging to the neighbouring councils of Playas de Muro, Can Picafort and Colònia de Sant Pere.
Muro beach is 5.2 km long. It is one of the longest beaches in the Balearic Islands. Due to its special characteristics, it is divided into four beaches (Platja de Muro-Sector I, Platja de Muro-Sector II, Platja de Muro-Es Comú and Platja de Muro-Capellans). All the beaches have crystal-clear waters, calm to moderate waves and fine golden sand. One particularly notable feature is the pine wood in the Es Comú area, which is closed off to traffic.