The Sant Joan beach, in Alcúdia, Mallorca, is renowned for its beauty and is one of the area’s most popular. This vast golden sand beach with crystal-clear waters that gradually become deeper make it suitable for swimmers of all ages.
It’s family-friendly and has a wide array of services. There’s great restaurants and bars, not to mention sun-lounger and parasol rental services. What’s more, water activities such as jet skiing and parasailing. Still not convinced? Check it out for yourself.
Characteristics of the Sant Joan beach
This 200 metres-long and 15 metres-wide beach has very fine golden sand and crystal-clear waters. The further you go into the sea, the deeper it gets, making it suitable for swimmers of all ages. What’s more, it has everything you need for an incredible day at the beach.
The Sant Joan beach in Mallorca is buzzing in summer, while still holding onto its natural charm. There’s nowhere quite like it to enjoy the sun, swim, do water sports or simply relax in a one-of-a-kind environment.
What sports can you take part in on Sant Joan beach?
Sant Joan beach has no shortage of water sports and activities. To name but a few:
Swimming. Its calm and shallow waters are perfect for swimming in. As such, it’s a good place to get your kids used to swimming in the sea.
Beach sports. Here, you can play beach volleyball and beach football, among other games.
Windsurfing, paddle surfing and kitesurfing. The conditions in the bay of Alcúdia are great for these. What’s more, you can easily rent the gear you need from one of the many local companies.
Kayaking. Another popular activity in the zone. Explore the coast and discover tucked-away coves.
Diving and snorkelling. If you’re up for exploring underwater world, you can do it on your own or take part in one of the many diving excursions.
Boat trips. Boat trips are available to show you the Mallorcan coast from the sea. Some tours even have stops where you can swim or go snorkelling.
A stone’s throw from the Sant Joan beach in Alcúdia, you can enjoy a host of other sports such as cycling and hiking. It’s also a reference point from which to enjoy rich Mallorcan cuisine.
Coves close to Sant Joan Beach
There’s no shortage of beautiful coves, an original way to discover the Alcúdia and its surroundings. The following are some of the highlights:
Cala Formentor. Located on the peninsula that bears its name, in the north of Mallorca. It’s renowned for its white sand and crystal-clear waters, and you can take in stunning views along the way.
Cala San Vicente. This cove is located in the north-east of the town and is perfect for swimming and relaxing. It’s made up of three smaller coves: Barqués, Clara and Molins. There are several beachside restaurants and bars serving mouthwatering local food.
Cala Murta. It’s located in the Llevant peninsula natural park. It’s a quiet spot, perfect for hiking and soaking up nature.
Cala de Sa Calobra. It’s renowned for its access along a winding road down breathtaking cliffs. This is a small beach surrounded by extraordinary cliffs.
Cala Torta. It stands out for its natural beauty and how relaxing it is. There’s nowhere quite like it for diving and exploring the seabed.
Cala Pi. The beach at this cove has fine sand and turquoise waters. As well as enjoying the sun and sea, you can check out the nearby defence tower, that dates back to the 17th century.
Cala Mesquida. Located in the northeast of Mallorca, this large beach stands out for its golden sand and dunes. It’s an incredible spot for water sports such as windsurfing. Nevertheless, we don’t recommend it if you’ve got kids due to the frequent strong currents.
Cala Agulla. It’s renowned for its fine white sand and crystal-clear waters. It’s also a great place for water sports.
Cala de Sa Pobla. It’s a stone’s throw from the town of Sa Pobla and is an excellent place to unwind and enjoy nature.
Come visit this beach in Mallorca now!
Mallorca has a mild climate so you can make the most of the maritime environment all year round. It has incredible places for hiking, cycling or simply going for a leisurely stroll. Ideal Property Mallorca offers a selection of holiday rentals, whether you’re looking for something long-term or just a short getaway. Sant Joan Beach and its surrounding area is one of the most sought-after due to its beauty, contact with nature and wide range of activities on offer. If you’re looking for somewhere to stay in Mallorca, get in touch with us!