The Mallorca resort report: Cala Bona
This smaller resort is also a magnet for those looking for a quiet meal by the water.
Erosion and worsening water quality threaten the islands' beaches
The 2022 Balearic Sea Report has compiled updated information on the state of the islands’ beaches.
Posidonia information campaign at Calvia beaches
Awareness being increased among beachgoers.
Calvia flies its blue flags
Calvia Council spent yesterday morning running up its Blue Flags and Q for quality flags over its award winning beaches.
Briton cleaning beaches
People need to be made more aware of the long term dangers of plastic on our beaches and in our seas"
Letters to the Editor
I see now that some beaches of Majorca are not only known throughout Europe because of the antics of certain tourists over there, they also are famous because of certain journalists that have not any kind of respect for his readers, and above all any kind of respect of the beaches where the most of his fellowmen spend their holidays.
Alternativa complaining about Pollensa beaches' play areas
The residents' association which holds the contract apparently installed only two play areas last year when there should have been ten.
Bylaw banning single-use plastic bags coming in later this month
The new bylaw will also introduce a ban on glass on Palma beaches.
Coastal management powers sought to avoid beach "saturation"
The Balearic parliament has called for the transfer of powers for the coasts, police and airports.
Santanyi wanting minibus service for its beaches
Santanyi town hall is interested in adopting a similar scheme to the one that was introduced in the summer for Es Trenc.
Calvia introducing new rules on cat neutering and dogs on beaches
In the off-season when beaches are not being used in a tourist sense, dogs will be allowed on beaches so long as they are on leads.
Greenpeace raising awareness of plastic pollution
Greenpeace will be staging a rubbish-collection exercise on Es Carbó beach in Colonia Sant Jordi.
Superyachts, beach occupations and tragedy: the week in Majorca
Superyachts were not so super when it came to environmentalist outrage, beaches required order restoring, including the sale of their pebbles, and there was a tragic road accident.
Environmentalists wanting comprehensive plan for the coasts
Some of this is clearly in reference to recent events, such as the parasols and loungers placed on Cabrera and other beaches for "private" enjoyment.
Es Trenc minibus service being considered for other beaches
The government is wishing to change the model of transport in environmentally sensitive places.
Calvia claiming success in illegal fruit selling campaign
An inspection led to the confiscation of 79 coconuts, 24 pineapples and 23 watermelons.
Beaches taken over by superyachts
A beach was taken over by what was in effect a private party, with large designer umbrellas and their accompanying loungers.
Arta demanding greater compensation for environmental conservation
Arta, as is the case with certain other municipalities, foregoes potential revenue by sticking rigidly to a policy of conservation.
Town hall looking to recover the loss of beach at Cala Deya
Documentary material shows that during the 1990s the beach attained its maximum surface.