Playa del Rey is located very close
to the tiny village of Portals Vells in southwestern Mallorca, about
six kilometers south of the party town of
The distance to the capital city Palma de Mallorca is about 23
The beach in general
Playa del Rey is located in a beautiful setting inside a rocky bay
surrounded by large pine trees.
The 30-meter long and 15-meter wide
beach has fine, light sand and very shallow water. At the right side
of the beach, there are some outcroppings of rocks in the water. The
bay and a small pier effectively protect the beach against waves.
There is an option of renting sunbeds
and parasols at the beach. However, the pine trees always provide
shade on parts of the beach, if you would like to save the money for
a parasol. There is a small parking lot very close to the beach.
The fine-grained sand and the incredibly shallow water makes this
beach perfect for families with children.
Water sport activities
There are no water sports activities, but snorkeling around the
rocks is popular. The slightly more experienced swimmers can swim to
the neighboring beaches, which is a very beautiful swimming route.
There is beach bar that offers the most basic refreshments. It is
possible to walk along the rocks to the restaurants on the
neighboring beaches Platja del Mago and Portals Vells. The latter is
Resorts near the Beach
There are several holiday resorts near Playa del Rey. The closest
are Magaluf to the north and El Toro to the west. Slightly more
distant are Palma Nova and Santa Ponsa, which are among the largest
vacation towns in Mallorca.
spite of this, Playa del Rey is not overrun. This is because most
visitors arriving in the area spend their days on the main beach of
Furthermore, this beach attracts a lot of locals.