A Guide to Nudist Beaches in the Balearic Islands

Where you can strip off in Ibiza, Mallorca, Minorca and Formentera

Spain, Balearic Islands, Ibiza, Cala Salada Beach
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There is no shortage of nudist beaches in Spain—with the beautiful weather and a relatively easy-going society, many travelers of the "clothing-optional" variety seek out Spain as a holiday destination. Some even decide to relocate permanently!

However, like all beaches, you'll want to do your research beforehand. Not all beaches have the same rules, and some may be more secluded than others, depending on how keen you are on sharing the beach with others.

Below is a list of all the nudist beaches in the Balearic Islands, according to Las Mejores Playas.

Whether you're a seasoned nudist or new to the scene, you can learn more about nudism in Spain by reading these articles:

On the list below, we've categorized the beaches by island, with the town and area listed as well. As you can see, there are quite a few, so feel free to sample several and compare and contrast your experiences. Happy sunbathing, and don't forget the sunscreen!

Ibiza

  • Playa de ses Salines (Migjorn) - Sant Francesc de ses Salines
  • Playa Cavallet - Sant Francesc de ses Salines
  • Playa d´en Bossa - Sant Francesc de ses Salines
  • Cala Talamanca - Talamanca - Ibiza
  • Cala Olivera - Sta. Eulària des Riu
  • Playa Es Canar - Es Canar - Sta. Eulària des Riu
  • Playa Es Figueral - Es Figueral - Sant Carles de Peralta
  • Playa Aigues Blanques - Sant Carles - Sant Vicent de sa Cala
  • Cala Xarraca - Portinatx - Sant Joan Baptista
  • Cala Bassa - Port des Torrent - Sant Antoni de Portmany
  • Cala Tarida - Cala Tarida - Sant Joseph

Mallorca

  • Playa des Dic (del Dique del Oeste o d´es Grell) - Palma de Mallorca
  • Playa Es Trenc - Sa Ràpita - Colònia Sant Jordi
  • Cala S´Almunia - Santayí
  • Cala Bafri - Porto Colom
  • Cala Varques - Porto Cristo - Manacor
  • Cala Petita - Porto Cristo - Manacor
  • Caló d´en Rafalino - Porto Cristo - Manacor
  • Cala Moltó - Capdepera - Artá
  • Cala Sa Mesquida - Capdepera - Artá
  • Cala Torta - Artà
  • Cala Sa Canova - Son Serra de Marina - Sta. Margalida
  • Cala Son Real - Son Serra de Marina - Sta. Margalida
  • Playa Coll Baix - Alcúdia
  • Cala Es Canyaret - Llucalcari - Deià
  • Playa Caló des Monjo - Calvià
  • Cala Bella Dona - Calvià
  • Cala El Mago – Calvià

Minorca

  • Cala Mesquida - Sa Mesquida - Mahón
  • S´Illa d´en Colom - Mahón - Alaior
  • Playa Es Tamarells del Nord - Es Grau - Mahón
  • Playa Es Tamarells del Sud - Es Grau - Mahón
  • Playa Sa Torreta - Mahón
  • Playa En Tortuga - Mahón
  • Cala Presili - Mahón
  • Cala Roja - Ses Salines - Fornells - Es Mercadal
  • Playa Ferragut (Cavalleria) - Es Mercadal
  • Cala Mica - Es Mercadal
  • De Binimel-la a Cala Pregonda - Es Mercadal
  • Cala Calderer - Es Mercadal
  • Cala del Pilar - Ferreries
  • Playa Algairens - Citadella de Menorca
  • Cala Macarelleta - Sta. Galdana - Ferreries
  • Cala Fustam - Es Migjorn Gran
  • Cala Trebeluger - Sant Tomàs - Es Migjorn Gran
  • Playa Sant Adeonato - Sant Tomàs - Es Migjorn Gran
  • Playa Binigaus - Sant Tomàs - Alaior
  • Playa Son Bou - Sant Tomàs - Alaior
  • Cala Coves (Biniadris) - Urb. Cala en Porter - Alaior
  • Playa Punta Prima - Punta Prima – Alcalfar

Formentera

  • Playa Sa Torreta - Es Pujòls - Sa Savina
  • Playa S´Alga - Es Pujòls - Sa Savina
  • Playa Sa Senyora - Es Pujòls
  • Calas Bocs Grans y Petits - Es Pujòls
  • Playa Illetes - Es Pujòls - Sa Savina
  • Playa Pas den Adolf - Raco de ses Ampolles - Es Pujòls
  • Playa de Llevant - Es Pujòls
  • Cala Saona - Sant Francesc de Formentera
  • Playa els Arenals (Mal Pas) Sant Francesc de Formentera
  • Playa Migjorn - Sa Savina
  • Playa Es Caló (Ses Plagetes) - Es Caló - Mola
  • Playa Es Pujòls - Es Pujòls
  • Playa Sa Roqueta - Es Pujòls