A Guide To Nudist Beaches in the Balearic Islands

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

Nudist beach in Levante, Formentera (Balearics Islands, Spain)
••• Nudist beach in Levante, Formentera (Balearics Islands, Spain). Taller de Imagen (TDI) / Getty Images

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