East Mallorca's coast is full of small coves with lovely fine golden sand beaches like the beaches at Cales de Mallorca and at Cala Romantica and some with small pebbles like the cove of Cala Bota which is completely surrounded by nature. There are also several larger beaches like the beaches of Cala Millor, Sa Coma, Canyamel, Portocristo and Cala Ratjada's Son Moll beach.
North Mallorca is characterized by the rocky mountain shores of the Tramuntana mountains, which hide gems like the beaches of Cala Sant Vicenç with their breathtaking views, but there are also two of the most well known beach resorts on Mallorca, Port de Pollensa and Alcudia, which both have long beaches with fine white sand stretching into the horizon. One of the most gorgeous beaches in North Mallorca is the beach of Formentor, Platja de Formentor, which is pictured on many postcards.
South Mallorca has one of the most well known beaches of Mallorca, Es Trenc, which is a several kilometer wide fine white sand beach mostly in its natural state, with only a few bars and cafes at the Sa rapita end of the beach and the rest of the beach is surrounded by dunes. South Mallorca also has the large beach of te popular resort Platja de Palma and in the Southeast there are numerous pictoresque little bays like those in the resort of Cala D'Or and the natural park of Cala Mondrago.
West Mallorca's most well known beaches include those in the popular resorts of Magalluf, Palmanova, Santa Ponsa, Peguera and Cala Mayor, but there are also lovely smaller coves like those of Portals Vells, which are surrounded by nature. There are also lovely smaller beaches in the resorts of Portals Nous and Illetes. Meanwhile the smaller resorts of Camp de Mar and Sant Elm offer crystal clear waters with exceptionally intense turquoise waters.