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Majorca is located in the Mediterranean Sea and is the largest of the Spanish Balearic archipelago Islands. It has been very popular as a European beach vacation locale, especially by the English, German, and French. Majorca has steadily grown in population since the 1950'. Many Spanish from mainland Spain move to Majorca to work in the tourist industry. This coupled with the huge tourist population that seems to grow annually, makes Majorca a real tourist hotspot. The following are 10 of the best beaches in Majorca. Playa de Palma Palma is the capital of Majorca and also the Balearic Islands. Playa De Palma while small is ripe with opportunities for a good time. There are a host of restaurants, hotels and discos to serve you once you come in from the beach and sun. Try Tito's for dancing and fun in general, it has the best Disco in Playa de Palma Sa Calobra This beautiful little beach was formed by water traveling through the Torrent de Pareis canyon gorge. This makes a wonderful foot tour that goes through the gorge and ends at the beach. The Torrent de Pareis and Sa Calobra are the most popular of the natural wonders in Majorca. Alcudia Beach This is a serene beach located in the northern region of the island and it has beautiful fine white sand. This beach is wonderful for young children that do not swim, as it is peaceful and calm. Palma Nova Palma Nova is located just west of he capital Palma. Coupled with the bustling resort of Magalluf, Palma Nova is one of the busiest of the Majorcan beaches and offers a promenade along the beach that is traveled only by foot or by bicycle. While there are many popular fast-food chains, there are also many different restaurants that serve a variety of food such as Italian, Mexican, French, Italian, Chinese and British. There are quite a few British Pubs here as well. Calla D'or This is a beautiful beach resort that is comprised of 8 small coves that provide beautiful beaches to enjoy. The centre of the beach area is ruled by pedestrians and void of auto transport. This makes it a very safe place for families with small children to frequent. There are a variety of accommodations that appeal to a variety of vacation budgets. Es Trenc Once you park the car and get to the beach it will look fairly crowded, but if you bear to the right for about a 20 minute walk, you will come to magnificent unspoiled beaches. It is important to note here that there are a few nudist beach areas, so just be aware that you might come upon folks enjoying their vacation in their birthday suits. Calla Millor Located on the north east coast of Majorca this beach area offers British Pubs that have bingo, karaoke, race nights and live entertainment. There is a golf course here and a variety of water-sports offered. There is also an open-air disco that is fun. Camp De Mer This is the place to go if you really want to leave the hustle and bustle behind. You will be treated to a long drive lined by beautiful pine forests. Puerto Pollensa This beach is located in the Bay of Pollensa and it is protected from bad weather by rocky formations to the north. A beautiful sandy beach and scenery, with great tourist accommodations makes this a perfect holiday getaway. British vacationers frequent this beach. Santa Ponsa The full name of this beach is Platja de Santa Ponsa and it is located on the southwest coast. British Pubs are plentiful here and trees located at the back of the beach are a welcome source of shade.
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