Mallorca is a popular destination for the quality of its beaches, which are of fine sand and turquoise waters, for having a nature full of many nuances and for its lively leisure activities. Many of these beaches coexist in urban environments that make life easier for people with certain needs, which include those families who are traveling with children.
If you are planning to go with children to the beach you should know that you will find some beaches in Mallorca more suitable than others, as some of them have more difficult access, tides and/or complicated sea conditions or they do not have facilities.
Therefore, we have compiled a list where we show you which are the 5 best beaches in Mallorca to go with children, taking in account factors such as:
- Easy access parking.
- Accessibility and easy access with pushchairs.
- Low depth beaches.
- Bars and restaurants near the beach.
- Possibility of renting hammocks and/or parasols.
- Sand beaches, which are more comfortable than rock beaches.
- Toilets, changing rooms or washrooms facilities.
- Shaded areas.
- Fresh water showers to remove the salt at the end of the day.
- Lifeguard and first aid posts.
- Children’s playgrounds in the surrounding area.
- Nearby supermarkets to buy fresh water or food.
Enjoying Mallorca’s beaches with children
When you are considering a holiday destination, you have to consider many things: budget, weather of the selected destination at that time of the year, luggage… and we know that all this takes on a bigger dimension when you are traveling with children.
At Yo soy Mallorca we know the island, we are familiar with its beaches and we also know what kids need to enjoy themselves, to be safe and to give you the peace of mind you deserve, which is also very important!
Do you want to know which are the 5 best Mallorca’s beaches to go with children? Take note of this!
Puerto de Alcudia beach
Playa de Alcudia is located in the area of Puerto de Alcudia, in the north of the island. This beach is perfect to visit with children as it is entirely sandy and sheltered from strong waves. Kids will be able to play without being covered by the water, as it is shallow for a large distance.
This beach is equipped with all the necessary facilities for the convenience of families: lifeguard, showers, hammocks and parasols for hire, and restaurants; as well as the possibility of practicing a multitude of water sports and activities such as kayaking, windsurfing and water skiing.
As it is located in the coastal town of Puerto de Alcudia, you will also find supermarkets, bars, restaurants and small self-service shops that will provide you with fresh water and snacks to take to the beach.
Playa de Muro
Playa de Muro is undoubtedly a perfect beach to go with children and one of the best beaches in Mallorca, in general.
Awarded with the Blue Flag, it is the only Spanish beach that has made it into the ranking of the 25 best beaches in the world in the “Best of the best by Travellers’ Choice (Tripadvisor)” awards in the year 2022.
It is located in the north of the island on a privileged environment, since nature and beach form the perfect combination, but without renouncing to comfort, as you will have at your disposal all the facilities you may need, such as bars, restaurants, self-service shops, pharmacies and even medical centres nearby, as well as deck chairs and parasols for rent, lifeguard and showers on the beach itself.
Do you want to know more about Playa de Muro? We tell you how to get there, what to do, where to eat and where to stay in Playa de Muro. Check here for all the information.
Located in Cala d’Or, one of the best places to stay in Mallorca, in the municipality of Santanyí you will find Cala Gran. This beach is comparable to Playa de Muro in terms of its beauty and availability of services and for holding the Blue Flag award.
The Mediterranean sea waters, which are calm and peaceful in themselves, are even more so in Cala Gran. It is an inlet of water sheltered by cliffs, which will protect you from the easterly winds, and with a beautiful seabed, so tranquillity in its waters is guaranteed for you and your children.
The big difference with the previous beach is its small size, which means that during the summer season it is quite busy despite being the largest cove in the Cala d’Or area.
It has a leafy pine forest under which you can take shelter from the harsh Mallorca sun and it has walkways that make it easy to get to and from the beach with pushchairs, a restaurant, toilets, showers, hammocks and parasols for rent, and a lifeguard.
Another one of the best beaches in Mallorca to go with children is Son Moll beach, in the northeast of the island.
This beach is located at the entrance of Cala Ratjada, in Capdepera, a tourist town par excellence, so you will find all the necessary facilities for the comfort of the family, both on and off the beach. Restaurants, shops, shopping centres, self-service stores, souvenir shops, pharmacies… and even a couple of beach bars on the seafront.
Although surrounded by hotels and apartments, some of them quite high, it has calm, shallow waters and a landscape of rocks and pine trees to the right, which reduces the human impact on the environment.
It is a family friendly beach and it is safe for children. It has lifeguard services, showers, toilets and sunshades and deckchairs for hire.
In the south of the island and moving to another area, to end this list of the 5 best beaches in Mallorca to go with children, we recommend Palmanova beach.
This beach will delight children as it has various water activities and a play area just outside the beach. It has a substantial surveillance team, as although it is a calm water beach, it is very large, with a width of 500 meters.
It has changing rooms, toilets, showers and parasols for hire, as well as trees under which you can take shelter from the sun.
For you, who want your children to have everything they need, the beach is located in the village of Palmanova, so you will also find supermarkets, pharmacies, bars and restaurants close by.
And so far our recommendations for enjoying a day at the beach with your children during your holidays in Mallorca.
In all the options shown here you will find supermarkets, restaurants or bars to eat, bus stops, taxis, comfortable and easy access, sandy beaches with calm waters and first aid services, hammocks and parasols to rent, showers and toilets.
We invite you to consult our Mallorca’s beaches guide and get to know the rest of the beaches and coves that the island has to offer. You can filter by location, type of beach, facilities and occupancy level. You may find other options that you like or that suit your needs better.
What do you think about this list? Let us know any questions you may have about spending a great day at the beach with your kids during your holidays in Mallorca and we will try to solve them for you.