Playa de Canyamel

Canyamel beach is situated in a small holiday resort of the same name. Playa de Canyamel is enveloped by a nature reserve, with nature walks and bird watching being many visitors’ favourite activities.

Playa de Canyamel is a blue flag beach in Mallorca and is an ideal location to enjoy some snorkelling or swimming while taking the day to relax.

Key Facts

  • Beach length: 290m
  • Beach depth: 80m
  • Beach type: sandy
  • Showers: Yes
  • Sunbeds to rent: Yes
  • Lifeguard: Yes
  • Refreshments: Yes, beachside cafes and a shop close by
  • Toilets: Yes
  • Watersports: Yes, pedal boat rental and sailing, windsurfing and diving schools
  • Postcode: 07589

What is Playa de Canyamel Like?

Playa de Canyamel has a fine-grained white sandy beach and crystal-clear water. If you’re boating, the surf conditions make it easy to set anchor. Showers, changing rooms and public toilets are plentiful, and you can rent sunbeds with parasols.

The beach is easily accessible to wheelchairs. Platja de Canyamel is susceptible to overcrowding in high season but usually is pleasant and relaxed due to its location and size.


Playa de Canyamel is on Mallorca’s northeastern coast, approximately 10 km from the nearby towns of Artá and Capdepera. Mountains and forests surround the beach, and the Torrente Canyamel river joins the sea on the beach’s left side. The Coves d’Artà stalactite cave is a 15-minute walk from Canyamel, and a very playable golf course is nearby.

Restaurants, Bars & Facilities

There are some excellent restaurants and bars in Canyamel:

  • Voro: Mediterranean
  • Can Simoneta: Avant-garde Mediterranean
  • Melassa Beach: Mediterranean fusion
  • The Tapas Bar: Spanish
  • Vintage 1934: Gourmet Mediterranean

Lifeguard & Watersports

There is a lifeguard on duty to provide protection to bathers, and you can hire canoes, paddle boats, and SUP boards.

Is Playa de Canyamel Family-friendly?

The beach is very child-friendly, with shallow water and plenty of space to play, and there’s even a court to play beach volleyball.

Where to Park at Playa de Canyamel

The beach is easily reached by car, and free public parking is available nearby. You can catch a bus from the town of Artá.

Other Nearby Beaches

Nearby Hotels & Resorts

There are some classy establishments close to Playa de Canyamel, including:-

  • Can Simoneta Hotel
  • Cap Vermell Grand Hotel
  • Pleta de Mar Hotel
  • Melbeach Hotel & Spa
  • Predi Son Jaumell

Playa de Canyamel Map