Must see attractions in Southern Mallorca

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    Cap de Ses Salines

    Follow the Ma6110 highway 9km south of Llombards to reach the Cap de Ses Salines, a beautiful bluff on Mallorca's southernmost tip with a lighthouse (Far…

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    Capocorb Vell

    At this sprawling prehistoric village, you can wander along rocky pathways and beside rough stone structures that date to 1000 BCE. The site, which…

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    Cala Llombards

    A petite cove defined by rough rock walls topped with pines, Cala Llombards is a truly beautiful place. A beach-hut bar and sun loungers shaded by palm…

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    Cala Pi

    Reached via a steep staircase (follow the signs along Cami de la Cala Pi), this beach is only 50m wide but it is a beauty, stretching more than 100m…

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    Es Pontàs

    One of the top photo-ops on the south coast, this natural arch in between Cala Santanyí and Cala Llombards is a simply stunning sight. If you're fortunate…

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    Cala Mondragó

    Surrounded by coves, dunes and low hills, served by a bar and restaurant and blessed with clear, calm waters, this protected blue-flag beach has most…

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    Platja des Trenc

    Platja des Trenc, the largest undeveloped beach on Mallorca, runs 2km northwest from the southern edge of Colònia de Sant Jordi. With long stretches of…

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    Far de Cap Blanc

    You can't enter this lighthouse at Cap Blanc, which dates to 1863 with a light-beam that was originally fuelled by olive oil. But you can approach the…

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    Cala Santanyí

    Cala Santanyí's popular but not overcrowded beach is the star in a scenic show that also includes a gorgeous, cliff-lined cove and impossibly cobalt…

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    Platja de Ses Covetes

    This 200m sweep of pale, silky sand and gin-clear water forms part of the Reserva Marina del Migjorn de Mallorca (a protected marine reserve), so no…

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    Castillo de Cabrera

    Attacked, damaged and rebuilt repeatedly since its 14th-century origin, this squat hexagonal tower guards Cabrera's eastern harbour. At one point it was…

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    Botanicactus

    Just outside Ses Salines is Botanicactus, Mallorca's largest botanical garden. Not just given over to cacti, its 15 hectares bristle with palms, bamboo…

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    Platja de Ses Roquetes

    This broad stretch of white sand is lapped by clear, shallow waters, and looks across to a scattering of small islands. Nudism is allowed.

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    Sa Plageta

    Surrounded by low pine-clad hills, this peaceful beach is a delightful place for a picnic and/or watery romp.

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    Artestruz Mallorca

    The main attraction at this ostrich farm is the chance to see, stroke and feed the birds, which kids will love; they're also active at night. Meals …

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    Poblat Talaiòtic dels Antigors

    About 1km south of Ses Salines (follow the signposts off the road to Colònia de Sant Jordi) is this neglected archaeological site. There's no visitors'…

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    Cova des Pas de Vallgornera

    In Vallgornera (3km east of Cala Pi), half a dozen caves burrow their way through the rock underfoot. Some are truly impressive, with underground rivers…

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    Es Celler

    This restored farmhouse contains an ethnographic and natural history collection. Outside is a small botanic garden where you can see many endemic Balearic…