Southern Mallorca attractions

National Park in Illa de Cabrera

Parc Nacional Marítim-Terrestre de l'Arxipèlag de Cabrera

Nineteen uninhabited islands and islets make up this national park, unique in the Balearic Islands. The archipelago comprises dry, hilly islands known for their birdlife, rich marine environment and healthy populati…
Lighthouse in Ses Salines

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 dating back to 1863. There's not much here, but stretching out alo…
Aquarium in Colònia de Sant Jordi

Centro de Visitantes Ses Salines

At the northeastern end of town, watched over by a whale-skeleton sentry, this stone-and-glass swirl of a building is part aquarium and part interpretation centre for the offshore marine environs of the Parc Naciona…
Beach in Santanyí

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-leaf umbrellas constitute the extent of human intervention. The…
Archaeological Site in Cala Pi

Capocorb Vell

At this sprawling prehistoric village, you can wander along stony pathways and beside rough stone structures that date to 1000 BC. The site, which includes 28 dwellings and five talayots (square and round stone towe…
Beach in Cala Pi

Cala Pi

Reached via a steep staircase (follow the signs along Cami de la Cala Pi), the beach is only 50m wide but it is a beauty: stretching more than 100m inland and flanked on either side by craggy cliffs that ensure the …
Beach in Parc Natural de Mondragó

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 bases covered.
Beach in Colònia de Sant Jordi

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 frost-white sand, azure water and a restful setting among pine …
Beach in Santanyí

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-coloured waters. The beach sits at the bottom of a ravine of sorts…
Castle in Illa de Cabrera

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 converted into a prison for French soldiers, more than 5000 of…