Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands of Spain (Islas Baleares in Spanish) are one of the top tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, attracting visitors from all over the world to the archipelago's extensive coastline and breathtaking scenery. The group of islands is composed of Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera, each with their own unique attractions and landscape and all definitely worth a visit.
Whether you're drawn by the beaches, the culture, the scenery or the nightlife, the Balearics have so much to offer, it's difficult to know where to begin!

Majorca is one of the most popular tourist destinations for families and holidaymakers. Whatever you're looking for in a vacation, this island has it all. Extensive beaches and coves as well as water sports, entertainment, restaurants, golf and culture can be found wherever you are on the island making it a particularly attractive visitors spot. Whether you're after a day of activities or relaxing sunbathing, Majorca prides itself on being an inviting island to any kind of visitor.

Minorca is often the island considered the closest thing to paradise in the western Mediterranean. A varied coastline of rocky shores in the north evolving to white, sandy coves in the south with a wealth of diversity to discover in between. Water sports are also widely available in the islands crystal blue waters which include sailing, water skiing, diving and windsurfing. In comparison to the other islands located in the Balearic archipelago, Minorca is viewed as a place of complete calm, peace and a completely natural oasis of relaxation where nature and landscape are its principal attraction.

Ibiza stands as one of the most well-known tourist destinations under the Spanish umberella, but not necessarily for the reasons you may think. Of course, to many it is known as the party island; where top-rated clubs and bars are among its principal attractions, however there is so much more to Ibiza than its nightlife. In fact, Ibiza is said to be one of the most beautiful of the Balearic Iislands with an inspiring wealth of cultural history and legacy. Its beaches and coves are composed of fine, golden sands with a lush natural backdrop and home to extensive marine life making it perfect for scuba divers.

Formentera is the Balearic Island most commonly forgotten due to its size and location south of Ibiza. In the past it was only accessible by boat from the Ibizan coast, but now there is regular access available from the Spanish mainland. White sandy beaches blanket much of the islands coastline bordered by cliffs that line their backdrop. Everything about Formentera screams natural beauty which is exactly what it is. With a population of just under 10,000 and a wealth of culture to explore, Formentera is the perfect getaway location for complete relaxation and tranquillity.


  • Playa d´Alcúdia (Majorca) - The perfect location for a day at the beach. Easily accessible, well-equipped and perfect for water sports, Alcúdia beach has everything to offer as one of the top beaches on the island.
  • El Arenal/Palma Beach (Majorca) - Located in one of the more popular destinations on the island, Palma beach is home to extensive white, sandy beaches and crystal waters.
  • Sa Coma (Majorca) - A Blue Flag beach perfect for a relaxing stroll or scuba diving.
  • Son Xoriguer (Minorca) - A popular family beach, known for its clean, clear waters and golden sand.
  • Sa Caleta (Minorca) - A small, peaceful cove lined with trees perfect for a relaxing afternoon of sunbathing.
  • Santa Eulària (Ibiza) - A white sandy beach leading into calm, clear waters, this beach has all the facilites you may need as well as water sport equipment.
  • Ses Figueretes (Ibiza) - Located in the hub of Ibiza, this is one of the islands best equipped beaches with an extensive promenade lined with restaurants and bars.
  • Migjorn (Formentera) - The longest beach on the island covering the entire southern coast. Unforgettable scenery and lush vegetation make this beach stand out amongst others.
  • Illetes (Formentera) - One of the best places to view the island of Ibiza, this area is also home to very few buildings making the landscape particularly beautiful and scenic.

Of course there are hundreds more beaches to choose from across the four Balearic Islands, each with their own unique attractions allowing you to select the perfect location to suit your needs.