Cala Varques

Central East Coast

This isolated scrub-backed beach is one of the loveliest on Mallorca's east coast: nearly 100m long, and sloping down into brilliant turqouise sea.

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1. Cala Sequer

0.43 MILES

Sequer is a tiny sequestered toenail of sand between sheer rock walls: great if you fancy the walk to get there, and the unbroken solitude once you arrive.

2. Cova del Pilar

0.78 MILES

This stunning sea cave, some 8km south of Porto Cristo, is best explored by kayak.

3. Cala Magraner

1.02 MILES

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4. Cala Romántica

1.38 MILES

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5. Coves del Drac

3.08 MILES

Over-visited, probably overpriced, the Coves del Drac are by no means overrated. Of all Mallorca's accessible cave complexes, this is the least…

6. Coves dels Hams

3.42 MILES

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7. Passeig de la Sirena

3.54 MILES

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8. Cala s’Arenal

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