The hidden coves of Palmanova and Magaluf

December 17, 2020

There is no #mallorcalover who does not dream of discovering the best beaches and coves on Mallorca. Their dreamlike settings become a favourite place to spend time with loved ones, relish in those secluded moments, take long walks or simply bid farewell to the day as the sun sets behind stunning landscapes.

No matter the season. The beauty of the Mediterranean excels at any time of the year, especially when viewed from the southwest coast of Mallorca. This part of the island offers a glimpse at hidden stretches of land and sea in an atmosphere that is as magical as it is unique.

The idyllic beach at Portals Vells – also known as Sa Caleta – or the remote Cala del Mago are two of the best known and most coveted beaches in the area. However, there are other authentic treasures hidden shyly amidst the spectacular landscape.

Today, we want to draw you closer to these little-known coves in Palmanova and Magaluf, which, for sure, will take your breath away. Precious hideaways located in unparalleled surroundings; whose image will remain forever engraved in your memory. Just take a look at some of the photos…

Our Top 5 dream coves in Palmanova and Magaluf

Palmanova and Magaluf have numerous natural beaches, crystal clear waters, long stretches of fine white sand… all of which provide the perfect setting for a unique experience. Such great beauty and choice, complemented by delicious cuisine, a wide variety of things to do during the day and at night as well as an extensive range of hotels and accommodation.

There are so many different ways to have a great and memorable day at the beach in the southwest of Mallorca that the choice is sometimes difficult to make. Let us make it easier for you. The Palmanova and Magaluf Hoteliers’ Association invites you to discover some of Mallorca’s must-visit hidden coves. Five secret or little-known beaches in Palmanova and Magaluf that are sure to impress.

SON CALIU COVE: beautiful scenery and stunning cliffs

This small and charming cove is situated just a few kilometres from the heart of Palmanova. It is divided into three well-defined areas: a sloping stretch of golden sand and Posidonia (a guarantee of clean waters); a more built-up area with hotels, sun loungers and parasols; and a third section with pine trees, rocks and cliffs. A perfect example of beauty and contrast at its best.

Son Caliu cove is 80 metres long and 15 metres wide.

PUNTA NEGRA COVE: a Mediterranean delight

Located very close to the Punta Negra headland, this cove has a charming jetty, the star attraction. Situated just a stone’s throw from Palmanova and some of the most renowned hotels in Mallorca, it is 50 metres long and 7 metres wide.

Its highest point offers the most exceptional views of the landscape, the forest and the Mediterranean Sea. The water is ideal for diving enthusiasts in Mallorca.

ES CALÓ DE LA BELLA DONA: unwind in the heart of nature

This captivating sandy and rocky cove has a hidden entrance and is located in the well-known Sol de Mallorca residential area (Calvià). There is a trick however to reaching this beautiful spot: follow the path at the corner of Calle Embat and Avinguda Joan Miró and continue along it behind a house. This unusual feature makes the journey in itself a great experience, and one that will leave you gasping in amazement when you arrive at your destination.

Es Caló de la Bella Dona is about 40 metres long and 10 metres wide.

CALA AIXADA: a beautiful, rocky hideaway with aa amazing staircase

This small, rocky and shade-less cove is also found in the Sol de Mallorca residential area (Calvià). Thanks to its staircase, you can get in and out of the sea easily.

This natural area is 300 metres long and 15 metres wide.

CALA FALCÓ: nestled among cliffs, pines and mountains

This gorgeous sandy and rocky cove, 50 metres long and 60 metres wide, is situated very close to the Cala Vinyes residential area (Calvià). It is known for its beautiful crystal-clear waters and for being surrounded by low hills and pine trees which provide shade and reach all the way down to the sea. A majestic and romantic landscape shaped into an earthly paradise.

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