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Beaches

  • Cala Estància

    Cala Estància

    A great beach which has been artificially restored and is protected by two breakwaters. This beach is ideal for families as it offers calm, shallow waters, and is also identified as a ‘no smoking beach’. The quality of water at Cala Estància is testimony to its blue-flag status. It is next to the Club Nàutic de Sant Antoni...

  • Cala Major - Sant Agustí

    Cala Major - Sant Agustí

    Located in the middle of the west coast, 250 metres of natural sand makes Cala Major-Sant Agustí one of the best and most attractive places in the city for people from all walks of life. Protection from the northern winds ensures a temperate climate all year round, making it ideal in the summer and winter.

  • Can Pere Antoni

    Can Pere Antoni

    Another of Palma’s great beaches stretching more than 700 metres long and 30 metres wide with a unique advantages: views of the cathedral. This makes it an inspirational bathing spot with a luxury urban skyline. Can Pere Antoni is also easy to access on foot and by bike thanks to the Paseo Marítimo which connects it to&n...

  • Ciutat Jardí

    Ciutat Jardí

    Ciutat Jardí beach is located between two lateral and two frontal breakwaters , which has facilitated the establishment of a colony of seabirds. It is easy to access and marked out by the promenade that links Palma Beach with Can Pere Antoni, and has a variety of services, hotels, bars and restaurants.

  • Palma Beach

    Palma Beach

    Imagine yourself there: 6 kilometres of fine, white sand. Next to it, a sea of crystal-clear waters. In summary: Palma Beach is a busy, lively haven sat next to the Paseo Marítimo (Seafront Promenade) boasting a wide selection of services and opportunities for all kinds of water sports: surfing, paddleboarding, kayaking …

Swimming areas

  • Cala Gamba

    Cala Gamba

    Located in the Paseo Marítimo (Seafront Promenade) area, Cala Gamba hasvast sandy spaces with access to the sea, best at the section near the Hospital de Sant Joan de Déu. This bathing area is 50 metres long by 10 metres wide with coarse, brown sand and a rocky bed covered with underwater plants. As it is a...

  • Cala Nova

    Cala Nova

    A picture-postcard cove mixing sand and pebbles measuring just 15 metres long but protected from the wind and the waves.  As it is a natural bathing area, Cala Nova does not have access for people with reduced mobility or its own lifeguard service, although the beach rescue service provides good monitoring.
     
    The cove is spilt into...

  • Es Carnatge

    Es Carnatge

    This natural coastline area is located in the centre of the Bay of Palma, 5 kilometres from the city centre and next to the airport. The area shelters tiny sandy coves with rocky access to the sea, among which Cala Pudent is noteworthy. This cove covers coastline of geological interest where you can also find Posidonia oceanica, commonly...

  • Es Penyó

    Es Penyó

    A sandy bathing area with calm waters. An artificial breakwater frequently used by cormorants surrounds the bay to the south, whilst to the north is the Ciutat Jardí beach. You can access Es Penyó on foot or by bike from Ciutat Jardí and by car from Torre d'en Pau.
     
    As it is a natural bathing area, it does not have access...

  • Passeig d’es Molinar

    Passeig d’es Molinar

    As the name suggests, Passeig d’es Molinar is a seafront promenade with access to the sea over artificial rocky breakwaters that have created small sandy coves. The tiny cove of Portitxol, just 90 metres long and 20 metres wide, stands out. This swim spot is mainly frequented by local residents and is well connected...

  • Punta dels Graells

    Punta dels Graells

    Popularly known as “Dique del oeste”, this is a small bathing area situated at the foot of a cliff. Its rugged nature means that it is constantly exposed to south-easterly winds and is accessed via a rocky route. Landslides are known to occur in stormy weather. 
     
    As it is a natural bathing area, Punta des Graells does not have...

  • Roques de Cala Major

    Roques de Cala Major

    This urban cove has a concrete platform used to access the sea. Located near the port of Cala Nova, Roques de Cala Major is accessed via steps from Av. de Joan Miró and from Carrer Margarita Retuerto.

  • Son Caios (Clot d’en Bernadet)

    Son Caios (Clot d’en Bernadet)

    If you like snorkelling, this little cove with an abundance of Posidonia oceanica (Neptune grass) and a marine environment is a great place. Opposite the bathing area is the La Galera islet, an area with great marine biodiversity and crystal-clear waters. 
     
    As it is a natural bathing area, Son Caios does not have access for people...

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