Best coves and beaches in eastern Mallorca


If you're traveling to Mallorca, chances are you've already done some research on the best beaches and coves on the island. If so, it's good to know that many of Mallorca's most highly regarded coves and beaches are located on the eastern side of the island. Knowing their locations will help you decide where it's most convenient to stay based on the plans you've made for your trip.

Below, we'll take a look at some of the best beaches and coves on the eastern coast of Mallorca. Note them all in your travel guide or save them on your Google Maps list so you don't miss any of them.


Here are the best beaches and coves on the eastern coast of Mallorca

If you're clear that one of the main activities you want to do during your visit to Mallorca is to explore the best coves on the island, immerse yourself in their crystal-clear waters, and enjoy the natural surroundings that many of them offer, then we recommend choosing well-located accommodation to save time on commuting. Our Predi Son Jaumell hotel is located near Capdepera, very close to coves and beaches on the east side of Mallorca, such as Cala Mesquida and Cala Agulla. In our rural hotel, you'll have access to the best services in a unique setting, as we are located in a 14th-century building declared a historical heritage of Mallorca.


Among the best beaches and coves on the eastern side of Mallorca, we recommend the following:

1. Cala Llombards

Cala Llombards is a peaceful cove located in the southeast of Mallorca. This beautiful beach is characterized by its white, fine sand and turquoise waters, surrounded by low cliffs covered in pine trees. The cove is quite narrow, giving it a sense of intimacy and tranquility. With easy access and parking, this beach is perfect for families and has a beach bar where you can enjoy refreshments and snacks.

cala llombards

2. Cala Mesquida

Cala Mesquida, located in the northeast of Mallorca, is a stunning beach known for its beautiful natural surroundings. This wide strip of golden sand is bordered by dunes and pine forests, creating a truly impressive landscape.


3. Cala Agulla

Despite its popularity during the summer months, the beach maintains its sense of serenity and tranquility. The beach features fine golden sand and crystal-clear waters that vary between shades of blue and green, depending on the light and weather conditions. Cala Agulla is ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports such as diving and snorkeling.

cala agulla

4. Cala Mondragó

Cala Mondragó is part of the Mondragó Natural Park, recognized by UNESCO for its biodiversity. The cove is divided into two beaches, S'Amarador and Ses Fonts de n'Alis, both with fine sand and crystal-clear waters. The area is perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and exploring marine life. There are trails that lead through the park, offering spectacular views.

5. Cala Varques

Cala Varques is one of the most pristine and beautiful coves in Mallorca. Located on the east coast of the island, it is known for its white, fine sand and turquoise crystal-clear waters. It's an idyllic spot for nature lovers and perfect for diving and snorkeling due to its rich marine life. In short, it's a pristine beach accessible only by foot or by sea, famous for its underwater cave.

6. Cala Bona

With its relaxed and family-friendly atmosphere, it's the perfect place for a peaceful vacation. The area has several small beaches, ideal for swimming and sunbathing. The harbor, filled with colorful fishing boats, offers a variety of restaurants and bars where you can enjoy local cuisine. Visitors can also stroll along the promenade, visit local shops, or explore the nearby area by bike. Cala Bona offers an authentic Mallorcan experience, combining natural beauty with a rich local culture.

7. Cala Murada

With its golden sandy beach and turquoise waters, it's the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun. The cove is ideal for families and those looking for a quieter atmosphere. Although it's a less crowded destination, it offers a variety of services, including restaurants, shops, and umbrella rentals.

8. Cala Torta

Away from the resorts, this cove offers a natural and serene setting with clear blue waters and soft white sand. Access to Cala Torta can be a bit challenging, but the reward is a virtually untouched beach paradise. There are not many facilities here, so bring your own supplies.

9. Cala Ratjada

Cala Ratjada is a charming tourist destination on the northeast coast of Mallorca. Known for its lively fishing port, it offers a vibrant mix of local culture and natural beauty. The area features white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters, such as Cala Agulla and Son Moll. The promenade is full of restaurants, bars, and shops, making it an ideal place to stroll and enjoy local cuisine.

10. Caló des Moro

Caló des Moro is a stunning cove located on the east coast of Mallorca. This small beach, surrounded by rocky cliffs and lush vegetation, is a true hidden paradise. Access can be challenging, as it requires a hike along a steep path, but the panoramic views and crystal-clear turquoise waters more than make up for the effort. Caló des Moro is ideal for snorkeling enthusiasts, thanks to its rich marine life.


And that concludes our tour of some of the most beautiful beaches and coves in eastern Mallorca. As you can imagine, each of these beaches has its own unique charm, making them must-visit destinations for any traveler exploring the east of Mallorca.