The small south-coast village of Sa Rapita in the Campos municipality hosts Mallorca’s more beautiful natural beaches. S’Arenal de sa Ràpita is the neighbouring beach to the famous Es Trenc, offering the same unspoilt beaches with clear, shallow water and a relaxed atmosphere.
The beach backs onto white sand dunes and a Mediterranean pine forest, making it one of Mallorca’s more picturesque natural beaches.
- Beach length: 1.1 km
- Beach depth: 25 m
- Beach type: Fine white sand
- Showers: Yes
- Sunbeds to rent: Yes: sun loungers and parasols
- Lifeguard: Yes, during the summer months
- Refreshments: Yes: a beach bar
- Toilets: Yes
- Watersports: No, but it’s a great surfing and windsurfing venue
- Postcode: 07639
What is S’Arenal de sa Ràpita Like?
S’Arenal de sa Ràpita has fine white sand (ideal for beach sports), shimmering clear water and plenty of space for sunbathing. The beautiful shade afforded by the pine forest provides some respite to bathers on hot days.
S’Arenal de sa Ràpita fronts the small village of Sa Ràpita. Besides a busy marina and the beach, there are a few small markets, some restaurants and cafes, and a chemist. Some Mallorcans drive out to Sa Ràpita just for the homemade ice cream made and sold at Heladeria Cardinelli, while some people stop there on their way to a neighbouring beach.
Restaurants, Bars & Facilities
S’Arenal de sa Ràpita has a beach bar on the beach, and Sa Ràpita is home to several restaurants and bars, including the following:
- S’ Oratge Restaurant: Mediterranean, European and Spanish
- Chivi Restaurant: Mediterranean, Fusion & Vegetarian Friendly
- Cardinelli Heladeria: Coffee & Tea, Cafe with homemade ice cream
- Bodega Amelia: British cuisine
- Restaurant RIVA Boathouse: Steakhouse and Grill
Lifeguard & Watersports
The beach has a lifeguard on duty during the peak season and busy summer months, and while there are no watersports on offer, the small town is popular among surfers and windsurfers.
Is S’Arenal de sa Ràpita Family-Friendly?
The water at S’Arenal de sa Ràpita is shallow and clear, making it ideal for younger children and less adventurous swimmers. Soft sand and plenty of space for children to play means that the pretty unspoilt beach is perfect for families with youngsters.
Where to Park at S’Arenal de sa Ràpita
There is a pay car park at the marina, about 300m from the beach, and public transport stops nearby.
Other Nearby Beaches
Several other beaches are nearby to S’Arenal de sa Ràpita, within easy travelling distance.
Nearby Hotels & Resorts
One hotel is available in Sa Ràpita, although others are in nearby towns.
Residence Club Deluxe
Residence Club Deluxe includes a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, terrace and garden, with apartments featuring WiFi and free private parking.