Platja de Formentor

Northern Mallorca

A fine ribbon of pale, pine-fringed sand, with crystal-clear water; it can get busy in summer. Parking costs €10 for the day.

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Nearby Northern Mallorca attractions

1. Talaia d’Albercuix

1.01 MILES

You can climb a couple of kilometres up a side road from the Mirador de Sa Creueta to the Talaia d’Albercuix watchtower (380m), built to warn of pirates…

3. Mirador de Sa Creueta

1.27 MILES

This popular lookout 3km northeast of Port de Pollença gazes out over dizzying views along the ragged north coast.

4. Platja s'Illot

4.04 MILES

A curtain of pines rises behind Platja s'Illot, a pretty cove beloved of locals where crystal-clear water and an islet makes it great for a spot of…

5. Cala Carbó

4.08 MILES

Around the headland to the east, Cala Carbó is the smallest and least visited of Cala Sant Vicenç's beaches.

6. Cala Molins

4.23 MILES

The biggest and busiest of Cala Sant Vicenç's four beaches, with rows of parasols on a deep sandy strand, easygoing access into the shimmering pale…

7. Ses Tres Creus

4.24 MILES

On the way up to the Talaia d'Alcúdia or the Puig de Romani and around five minutes from Ermita de La Victòria, keep an eye out for Ses Tres Creus, three…

8. Cala Clara


Pretty Cala Clara is small and perfectly formed, around 30m wide with clear, shallow, minty-blue water.