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resort Illetas, also known as Illetes, is located 10 km southwest of
Palma de Mallorca, between
The beach in general
Platja d'Illetas, which is the largest beach in Illetas, is
beautifully situated inside a bay. The beach is surrounded by
hotels, but the many large trees contribute to a cosy atmosphere at
The lovely sand beach is about 200
metres long and up to 50 metres wide. It is possible to rent sun
lounges and sunshades at a section of the beach, and these are very
popular during the high season. In the back of the beach, it is
possible to buy different massage types and, naturally, there are
also showers and toilets at the beach.
The small beach Cala Comptessa is
located to the south of the beach, only a few minutes away on foot.
And a bit further to the south, you will find Cala Xinxell in very
Visitors coming by car will be able
to park in the streets behind the beach. In July and August, it may
be difficult to find an empty parking space, and a bit of patience
will be required.
The water is very shallow and there are rarely any waves. During the
height of summer, however, there is not much room to play.
Water sports activities
It is possible to rent water bikes, but apart from that, there are
no water sports activities.
There are three restaurants right behind the beach, and several of
the tables have a great view over the bay. One of the restaurants is
also a beach bar, serving cold drinks and ice cream.
Illetas holiday resort
Illetas is an exclusive holiday resort not far from Palma de
Mallorca. The hotel standard is generally high, and most of the
hotels have four or five stars; including the romantic Barcelo
Illetas Albatros, which is reserved for adults.
Along the winding main street, Paseo
de los Illetas, there is a small selection of restaurants and bars
as well as some small tourist shops. In the northern part of town,
there is a small centre with a supermarket.
If a day of shopping is desired,
Palma de Mallorca is not far away. A bit further to the southwest,
you will find Portals Nous, which is home to some of the best
restaurants and most exclusive nightclubs in Mallorca.