Majorca’s best beaches for children

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Family holidays offer parents a great opportunity to spend some quality time with their children away from the house. Due to the hustle and bustle of city living in the UK, many mums and dads may struggle to appreciate how good it is to just relax and chill out with their kids.

This is why jetting off to sunnier climes has become so popular and a regular destination is Majorca. One of the Balearic Islands, it has long been established as a great place for family holidays, thanks to its accessibility, favourable food and drink prices and its family-friendly beaches.

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 What are families looking for?
Going to the beach always makes up a large part of a family holiday. However, there are some facilities that will make certain beaches more appealing than others. These include lifeguards, toilets, showers, bars and restaurants. Having these amenities close by means parents can keep their kids well stocked up on food, which should make the whole experience much more enjoyable.

 

Read on to find out more about the best beaches in Majorca:

Font de Sa Cala
Stretching for 15 acres, this beach offers crystal clear waters and fine sand. Recommended by MumAbroad, it can act as an idyllic location for the whole family to relax and enjoy the sun, although remember the sun cream. Nearby activities include sailing, horse riding, tennis and walking if your children start to get bored.

Cala Esmeralda
Situated 14 km from Portocolom, this beautiful beach is famed for the greenish blue colour of the water when the sun is out. It is also quite unspoilt, which means parents do not need to worry about being bothered by loads of people. Perfect for those families keen to kick back and lap up the sun.

Platja de Magaluf
The beach in Magaluf is located 7 km from Calvia and services one of the most popular parts of the island. It attracts local swimmers and holidaymakers alike and can be a great spot for families looking to swim out and enjoy

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the water. A range of water sports will also be offered.

Alcudia Beach
A blue flag beach boasting fine white sand that runs alongside the resort’s golden mile of bars, restaurants and hotels. The safe shallow water means it is perfect for families, as kids can play around without parents have to worry about their swimming ability. The beach stretches for 3.4 km, so there should be no fighting over deck chairs! Best of all, a number of boat trips set off from this beach, so if families feel like a different experience, they are perfectly placed to do so.

Cala Formentor
Recognised as one of the most beautiful beaches in the area, it is very popular with holidaymakers because of its cleanliness. it is 7 km to the north-west of Port de Pollenca and it has a range of excellent facilities, such as toilets, showers, lifeguards, sunbeds and parasols. There is also good disabled access.

As can be seen, there are plenty of great beaches for people to choose from in Majorca. Individuals should not be afraid to explore a couple of beaches. If you are looking for somewhere to stay when on a holiday in Majorca, Cosmos has a range of properties that will suit.

 

 

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3 Comments

  1. August 5, 2013 / 6:04 pm

    we got home from 10 blissful days in Majorca last week, first time there and loved it but we were in Cala del Mallorca and it was small with tiny little bays – the beaches were beautiful but so full you were sat on top of people. Wish I had of seen this post before we went, as we hired a car and went exploring and past through Portocolom a few times

  2. BakedPotato Mummy
    April 5, 2014 / 5:34 pm

    We’ll be in Mallorca in both June and Sept this year so it’s useful to know where is good. We don’t usually venture far from the resort pool but Potato loves the sea so we should do this time. Thanks for this x