The beach runs along the front of the resort and is ideal for all the family. The area from the marina to the right is wide enough and long enough to never be crowded, however the are few bars near the beach at that end so if you are thirsty you may need to walk a little distance.
From the marina to the left , the beach is narrower but benefits from being in the pedestrian area and there are lots of lovely bars and restaurants all along the beach that stretch right along the pine walk up to the Illa do’r hotel.
Formentor beach is a secluded beach right on the northern tip of the island. You can get to Formentor by either bus, car or ferry. The beach itself is a sandy beach with crystal clear blue water. The only thing you need to watch out for are jelly fish which can drift in to bathing areas at certain times.
A relatively new feature on the beaches are red cross stations which are manned should you need assistance. They also fly a colour coded flags to let bathers know if it is safe to swim or not:
The colour codes are as follows: Green – safe to swim, Red – do not swim, Yellow – danger swim with caution, Orange – lifeguard on duty. (see below)
The sun in Puerto Pollensa can be deceptively hot, when you are sunbathing it is essential to wear a suncream with a high factor to protect yourself from harmful UV rays. You can get easily dehydrated in the sun so drink plenty of fluids.
You can also hire sun loungers at a cost of 4euros for a sun lounger per day on most beaches. (see below) and pedalos can be rented by the hour too.