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Snorkelling spots in Mallorca – The Underwater Adventure

By Amirthavarshini - July 29, 2020
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Everybody loves to fly. But have you ever tried flying underwater? It is far better than flying in the air because there are beautiful things around you. Say “Hi” to the school of fish friends and explore the corals while snorkelling in the lovely spots of Mallorca in Spain. Just strolling around the golden beaches of Mallorca will not complete your trip. Its time to go a step forward snorkel in the best beaches of Spain. The beaches in Mallorca are not only famous for sunbathing paddling but also for offering an amazing snorkelling experience. If you are keen about exploring the subaquatic world, you are on the right page. Continue reading this article and get to know about the famous snorkelling spots in Mallorca.

beautiful snorkelling spot in Mallorca
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Snorkelling spots in Mallorca

  • Cala Varques
  • Cala Llombards
  • Cala Morlanda
  • Cala Deia
  • Cala Sant Vicenç
  • Cala Estellencs

Cala Varques

First, in the list of best snorkelling spots in Mallorca comes Cala Varques. Cala Varques is a tiny yet beautiful cove on the eastern coast of Mallorca. It is a remote area which is perfect for a private and secluded tour with your loved one. Located at a distance of 15-minute walk from the road, this beach is not suitable for families. With stacks of rocks lined up on both the sides of the bay and still, crystal-clear water the place is perfect for an amazing snorkelling experience. Since there are no tourist amenities such as restaurants and bars, it is advised to carry snacks and water during the trip. 

Cala Llombards

turquoise water of Cala Llombards- best snorkelling spots in Mallorca
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Cala Llombards is a typical beachgoers paradise. Located in the southeastern part of the Island, Cala Llombards is a perfect place to snorkel, swim and simply walk around. A narrow strip of sand along with low cliffs is all about this region. Spot plenty of local sealife congregates near the rocky sea walls that sets the atmosphere right for lively snorkelling. Since the sea is gentle and calm, the place is truly safe to dive deep and explore the unexplored. You can also walk around the rocky inlets and dive into the deep ocean. You can easily reach the beach by road. There’s also an added advantage of spacious free parking here.

Cala Morlanda

Cala Deia is hands down the best spot to snorkel in Mallorca. Unlike other beaches in Mallorca, you cannot find a long stretch of smooth sand to lie down, relax and sunbath. Whereas, Cala Morlanda comprises of a rocky trail and a cliff-like structure surrounding the sea. This region is not suitable for a picnic trip or a family getaway. However, Cala Morlanda is a perfect spot for snorkelling experience in Mallorca with a thin population and utmost privacy. You will have the best underwater exploration here with umpteen schools of fishes and other aquatic animals. At close proximity to the beach, lies a small resort and a traditional fishing village of S’lllot. You can relax and rejuvenate in this locality which is at a walking distance from Cala Morlanda.

Cala Deia

Everything simple and subtle has its own charm and grace. Similarly, the small, scenic and sandless beach of Cala Deia has gained a lot of fans from around the world for its natural beauty. Located on the northwestern coast, you will get an amazing view of the mountain village located near the beach. Since the beach is full of boulders, rocks, pebbles and slippery stones, traversing through the trails of Cala Deia is quite challenging. However, once reached, you will enjoy the best of nature in all possible ways. The bountiful sea life and crystal clear waters around the rocky headland is truly a treat for snorkelling enthusiasts. Also, do not miss trying out the two welcoming restaurants. You will be amused to know that one of these restaurants is featured in The Night Manager show featured in BBC.

Cala Sant Vicenç

breathtaking view at Cala Sant Vicenç
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Enjoy the best snorkelling experience at the luxury of high-end resorts and other amenities. Located in a low valley in the northeastern coast, Cala Sant Vicenç is a high-end resort offering three sandy coves. This serene and calm area is blessed with an amazing snorkelling atmosphere. Since these coves are surrounded by cliffs and rocks, you can choose to jump from any of them according to your wish. Finish the exciting snorkelling experience and stretch your legs at the shore where you can enjoy the mountainous views and sunsets. While returning, storm into the bars and restaurants lined up along the shore. Also, do not miss visiting Port de Pollensa, which is at a distance of 15-minute drive from the resort.

Cala Estellencs

crystal clear waters of Cala Estellences
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Cala Estellences is a double retreat where you can get a glimpse of a rocky beach as well as a dense pine forest. Beautifully tucked at the bottom of a rigid cliff, this small cove is by far the best spot to snorkel in Mallorca. Explore the rocky coast of the cove where you can spot amazing aquatic assets. On the other hand, the other side of the cove is also equally dramatic for a perfect snorkelling experience. Apart from snorkelling, Cala Estellences also acts as a fishing harbour. Do not miss tasting the lip-smacking snacks and beverages at the terrace cafe here. Since the parking facility is limited in this area, it is advised to park your vehicle at the nearby village. An advantage of doing so is that you can stroll around the picturesque village and capture beautiful pictures on your way.

Its time to put on your goggles, traverse into the underwater world and lose your senses away while experiencing the visual retreat. Nature has so much to show and teach us that no school or college will teach us. You cannot learn the whole of nature lessons in your lifetime. However, you can try covering up a lot while snorkelling in Mallorca. Everything underwater is so beautiful and breathtaking. One must experience it while moving in harmony with the aquatic friends. Take a trip to the snorkelling spots in Mallorca and find your invisible gills under the ocean. Head to the Pickyourtrail website and start planning a trip to Spain right away!

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