S’Amarador is an award-winning glorious white sand beach that is part of the protected Mondrago National Park (south east Majorca, close to Cala d’Or), and so is beautifully unspoilt. Surrounded by cliffs and pine forests, the beach is made from soft white sand and is small at 150 metres long but has a depth of 50 metres. It is actually one of the larger beaches in this corner of Mallorca – most of the other beaches are in much smaller sheltered coves. There are sunbeds and parasols to rent, and a small bar for refreshments. Toilets and showers are available. Free car parking is available about a five minute walk away.
2. Cala Romantica
The sea is calm and safe and ideal for water sports and diving enthusiasts. Cala Romantica is one of the widest beaches measuring approximately 160 metres by 100 metres. The beach at Cala Romantica is lined with sunbeds and parasols in the summer months, and pedalos can also be hired. There are toilet and shower facilities on the beach and two restaurants which offer some much needed respite from the sun in summer. Cala Romantica also enjoys the benefit of a car park at the back of the beach which makes it popular with day trippers, and notably local residents on a Sunday which can lead to a very crowded beach.
3. Cala Barca
Cala Barca is a small but pretty bay on the edge of Mondrago Park in the south east of Mallorca. It’s 35 metres long by 25 metres deep and has golden sand. The beach itself is small and can become crowded in peak season but it its much prettier than some of the beaches further up the coast in Cala d’Or as it is surrounded by pine and oak trees. The The bay is long and thin so the water is sheltered and calm and popular with divers and snorkelers. The beach club in the shaded area behind the beach serves food and drinks. You’ll also find showers and toilets on the beach, but there is no lifeguard service. You can walk to this beach if you are staying in Portopetro (about one kilometre) otherwise it’s best to drive – you can follow signs from Porto Petro or s’Alqueria Blanca. Free parking is available at the beach.
4. Cala Mondrago
Cala Mondrago is a small Blue Flag beach situated within Mondrago National Park in the south east corner of Majorca. It measures 75 metres in length and is around 60 metres deep. The white sand is soft and silky and slopes gently down into the clear blue seas. It has been protected from development and is considered to be one of Mallorca’s most beautiful areas, with it’s sand dunes, pine forests, beautiful coastline and rocky coves. Despite it’s fairly remote location, it is extremely popular because of its beautiful natural setting. The shallowness of the sea makes it very good for small children. Snorkelling is also a popular activity thanks to the clarity of the sea. There are sun loungers and parasols to rent and a bar and restaurant for refreshments. There are ramps for the disabled and lifeguards are on duty.
5. Cala Agulla
Cala Agulla is a beautiful blue flag golden sand beach that is surrounded by glorious pine forests and the mountains of Llevant Natural Park. It is situated in a protected area close to Capdepara and Cala Ratjada in the north east of Majorca and as such, remains largely natural and unspoilt. The sand is fine, and the sea is clear and shallow. The beach is around 0.5 km long and averages a depth of 50 metres. You can rent sunbeds, but there are no watersports here. Lifeguards operate on the beach and there are toilets. There is a beach bar and restaurant, and car parking is available at a charge of 3 euro’s.