Explore some of the best beach resorts in Mallorca. While you might come to Mallorca to explore the Drach Caves, tour the Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma, or ride the Sóller train, sometimes you just want to kick back. With an abundance of eateries, multiple pools, and countless activities, that’s when the beach resorts in Mallorca really shine.
From excellent wellness treatments to private beach access and from stunning sea views to a Mallorca yacht charter, there’s something for everyone in each of these Mallorca beach resorts.
St. Regis Mardavall in Puerto Portals
Located between the popular tourist town of Palma Nova and the superyacht marina of Port Portals, this gorgeous beach resort leans more towards the swankier. It overlooks a gorgeous stretch of the coast and is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens.
It is home to one of the largest spas in Europe—the Arabella Spa. There’s also a Gourmet restaurant that offers Michelin-star dining and an enormous three-tier pool. And these are just some of the many superlative facilities within the resort that complete the five-star experience.
Hotel Pleta de Mar in Canyamel
Cocooned in lush woodland, facing the sea, the 5-star Pleta de Mar is perfectly integrated with its natural surroundings. When it comes to combining natural beauty, tranquillity, and luxury with such aplomb, few Spanish hotels compare to Pleta de Mar.
The hotel has a wonderfully laid back atmosphere that allows you to enjoy its surroundings at leisure. You can choose between an al fresco spa with steam rooms and a heated pool as well as two saltwater pools.
In addition to spa treatments, the hotel also offers yoga and pilates classes. If you are up for a nautical adventure, the resort even has its own speedboat.
As you know, Spain is famous for its sheltered beaches, and one of the most beautiful beach resorts in Mallorca, the Albardans beach, is just a few steps from the hotel.
Viva Cala Mesquida Resort & Spa near Artà
Combining fabulous seascapes and warm service with excellent facilities, this 4-star resort is a relaxing yet lively oasis for couples and families alike.
Viva Cala Mesquida enjoys an elevated position above the beach. It’s just a 5-minute walk from the main street, which offers a supermarket, few gift shops, a pharmacy, and… that’s it! Cala Mesquida is ideal for those who prefer peace and quiet.
The hotel boasts simple decor, with an emphasis on wooden furniture, neutral-shaded furnishings, white walls, and tiled floors. The well-maintained grounds around the hotel are softened with shrubs, flowers, and mature trees.
This fine example of beach resorts in Mallorca has three outdoor pools, an indoor pool in the adults-only Balneum Spa, and a children’s splash pool. The spa features treatment rooms as well as a sauna, hammam, gym, and two hot tubs. Viva Cala Mesquida also has a gift shop, launderette, and hairdressing salon.
From horse riding and cycling to snorkelling and scuba diving, there are many activities you can enjoy in the area. So that there’s never a chance of getting bored, there is a daily sheet of activities for guests of all ages.
Nixe Palace Hotel in Cala Major
Hotel Nixe Palace is just a 5-minute drive from central Palma. It’s located right on the beachfront in Cala Major. With an outdoor pool, indoor pool, spa, and three restaurants, this beautiful seaside retreat ticks all the boxes.
Close by, you will find the island’s best nautical clubs and the 14th-century Bellver Castle. There are also a few golf clubs in the area.
Built in 1957, this grand and glitzy hotel attracted the likes of Grace Kelly and Errol Flynn during its golden age. The Santos family renovated and upgraded the hotel in 1996, bringing back its star quality.
On the premises, you’ll find just about every facility imaginable. The full-service spa includes a sauna, steam room, whirlpool, heated pool, and four treatment rooms. The resort also has a heated outdoor pool with underwater music.
Nixe Palace Hotel organises lovely musical entertainment on a regular basis, such as guitar, piano, and harp evenings out on the terrace or in the lobby bar.
The flagship restaurant, A Popa, specialises in seafood and Mediterranean fare. Highlights on the menu include Sóller red prawns, tuna carpaccio, and paella.
Meliá Antillas Calviá Beach Hotel in Magaluf
Offering luxurious spa treatments, fun fitness classes, and fresh Mediterranean cuisine, in a prime location in one of the best beach resorts of Mallorca, the new 4-star Meliá Calviá Beach is a super swish resort hotel.
The building was totally remodelled in 2016. Now, parts of Meliá Antillas Calviá Beach look more like a gallery than a hotel. It boasts a modern seaside style that was created using natural textures and tones, including wood, stone, sisal, and basketwork.
There are indoor and outdoor pools, as well as a small pool for toddlers and babies. You will also get access to a more private and very stylish sundeck and outdoor pool if you stay in one of the rooms in The Level category.
Treatments at the luxurious YHI spa include papaya and pineapple exfoliation and the Balinese massage. During the evenings, there is low-key entertainment on the restaurant terrace.
The covered terrace is a great place to sample local specialities, such as savoury cocas, and enjoy spectacular views across the bay. The restaurant also serves international cuisine, including good Italian and Asian dishes.
Hotel Espléndido in Port de Sóller
Hotel Espléndido combines the laid-back Mediterranean style with the best of Scandinavian design. It is just a stone’s throw from one of the best beach resorts in Mallorca, on the boardwalk of Port de Sóller.
Built in 1954, the hotel has preserved a distinctly vintage feel with its fifties design, lighting, and furniture. At the same time, the dazzling central chandelier sets a cool and contemporary tone.
The bright open plan lobby with its relaxed seating, retail store, and central cocktail bar is popular with locals as well as guests. On the second floor, you will find a spa centre with waterbeds, sensory showers, a hot tub, heated pool, sauna, and hammam.
The hotel also has a leafy terraced roof garden with two pools and a bar. One pool is for adults while the other is for families. On the ground floor, you’ll find a cosy Bistro restaurant that offers a diverse à la carte menu.
These are just some of the best beach resorts in Mallorca.
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