11 of the most beautiful beaches in the Balearics
Picture-perfect beaches in Mallorca
Including Cala Murta and Cala Varques
Mallorca is home to dramatic scenery and some of the best beaches in the Mediterranean. Head south to picture postcard perfect Cala Murta, with its pebbly ground and shallow azure waters. Flanked by Cap de Formentor’s razor-edge cliffs offering breath-taking scenery of the Mediterranean, with views stretching out as far as Menorca, this is no ordinary sunbathing spot.
Alternatively head to Cala Varques which is a boater’s paradise. Only reachable by boat (or foot), surrounded by dramatic cliffs, rocky coves and white sand stretching to an almost fluorescent turquoise ocean, this secluded spot offers a welcome relief from the nearby overcrowded resorts. If you’re feeling adventurous venture out to the secret underground caves (the entrance is carved into one of the nearby cliffs)…