Alcudia Beach is a huge hit with families, thanks to its easy-access facilities and shallow waters. Seafood restaurants, ice-cream shops and beach bars hug its seven-kilometre-long arc of fine white sand. There’s also a bunch of watersports companies offering banana boat rides and renting out pedalos, if you fancy getting out on the water. Alcudia Beach serves up the best of both worlds – half of the beach is buzzing with activity, but, as you head towards Playa de Muro, the crowds slip away.
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For a beach that’s as quiet as is it beautiful, Cala Varques is spot on. This unspoilt stretch of sand on Majorca’s east coast sits between the popular resorts of Porto Cristo and Calea de Mallorca. It’s a 15-minute walk from the nearest car park, but the views when you set foot on this sandy beach are so worth it. Think powder-soft sand – ideal for bucket and spade action – lapped by gin-clear waters.
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To slip away from the crowds, you can catch a boat from the port of Alcudia to Cala Tuent. It’s a half moon-shaped stretch of shingle on the northwest of the island, and is framed by steep cliffs fringed with pine forests. There aren’t any beach bars or restaurants here, so it’s worth bringing a picnic basket if you’re planning to stay a while. Torrent de Pareis, near Sa Calobra, is a great option, too. Or, for even more untouched beauty, head to Mondragó Natural Park – it’s just a 15-minute drive from Cala D’or.
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It’s quite common for beaches on Majorca to come with sand dunes of fine golden sand – and these beautiful beaches look more natural and rugged than those in busier resorts. Cala Mesquida, on the northeast coast, is a must-visit. You’ll find a long stretch of porcelain-coloured sand backed by a blanket of dunes and greenery. It’s also been blessed with calm, sky-blue water. And a constant gentle breeze means it's perfect for watersports like body boarding and windsurfing.
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If your beach ethos goes along the lines of ‘the bigger the better’, Cala Millor is for you. It’s the longest beach on Majorca’s east coast, running from Cala Bona right down to the rustic Punta d’Amer. This Blue Flag number is backed by a promenade lined with shops, bars and restaurants, so it’s perfect for days on the sand. The beach sits in a sheltered bay, top and tailed by two rocky headlands – this means the water’s calm, clear and ideal for splash-making little ones.
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And for more sand-skirted breaks, take a look at best beaches in Greece, Cyprus, Italy and Turkey. Or if you’re after a beach holiday but you’re not sure where to go, check out our best beach holiday destinations.
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