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Top 11 sunset hot spots in Mallorca

Our favourite hangouts to watch Mallorca’s sun go down.

featured in News & reviews Author Jose Rains, Mallorca Reporter Updated

Wherever you are in the world, sunset is a magical time of day. However, when blessed with being on the island of Mallorca, you’re inundated with options on where to spend those special golden hours with numerous superb sunset locations.

Here’s our top recommendations on where to spend your sunset hours, whilst in Mallorca:

  1. Sa Foradada (West Mallorca, Deià)
  2. Cassai Beach House (Southeast Mallorca, Colonia Sant Jordi)
  3. Treehouse by UM (Palma)
  4. Assaona (Palma)
  5. Mini Bar (West Mallorca, Port de Sóller)
  6. Hotel Illa d’Or (North Mallorca, Port de Pollença)
  7. Mhares Sea Club (East of Palma)
  8. NOMI (East Mallorca, Porto Colom)
  9. Cala Conills (Southwest Mallorca, Sant Elm)
  10. Sunset boat trip (Anywhere on the island)
  11. Serra de Tramuntana (West of Mallorca)
Sa Foradada, Deia

1. Sa Foradada - Deia

Sa Foradada claims to have not only one of the best sunsets in Mallorca but of the world. This restaurant and bar is located on a cliff edge in the west of the island, near Deià. Its secluded, rustic setting just adds to the atmosphere as the sky and sea light up with an explosion of golden light. Book to avoid disappointment, then kick back and relax with a traditional Spanish paella and watch one of the best sunsets in the world.

Cassai Beach House Restaurant, Colonia de Sant Jordi

2. Cassai Beach House - Colonia Sant Jordi

Several guides will agree that it’s simply a sin to leave Mallorca without having watched the sunset from Es Trenc Beach. The crystal-clear waters, never-ending sand dunes and lush green surroundings, create a magical haven dressed in Mallorca’s best natural palettes. Cocktail enthusiasts seeking elegance and charm should head to Cassai Beach House located in neighbouring town Colonia Sant Jordi, it is set within an old fisherman’s house but has been transformed into a modern, avant-garde venue, serving top quality cocktails and mouth-watering food.

Tree House by UM, Palma de Mallorca

3. Tree House by UM - Palma

Found on the 2nd floor of popular Palma city centre marina - Moll Vell, Tree House by UM is an urban favourite for trendy types seeking alt beats, good vibes and epic vistas on the south coast’s seafront. The open-air sushi lounge serves elevated signature cocktails and a fine selection of wine alongside a superb Japanese fusion menu with sumptuous sushi and flavoursome bitesize sharers. You’ll find a real mix of clientele here from charter guests, (and their crew…) to city dwellers and thirsty tourists, all soaking up the last of the sun on the beautiful terrace and drink in hand.

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4. Assaona - Palma

After a heavy day of city centre exploration, everyone deserves to put their feet up and unwind with a cocktail. Assaona, offers the ultimate holiday vibe, right on the edge of Palma’s city centre. This upmarket beach club is found at the end of the capital’s seafront promenade, east of the cathedral and on the cusp of quaint fishing port, Portixol. From here you can luxuriously watch the sun dip lower and lower into Palma’s city centre skyline, with a splendid view of the entire Bay of Palma. This hybrid restaurant-come-beach club boasts a cool and Ibiza-esque boho vibe, with a relaxed rattan and luxurious interior. Here you can expect high-quality cuisine, a large range of cocktails (ensure you peruse their signature menu) or just a crisp, thirst-quenching beer. Take your bikini for a dip in the sea, which sits right on their doorstep thanks to the adjoining Platja de Can Pere Antoni.

Top 8 sunset hot spots in Mallorca for 2019

5. Mini Bar - Port de Soller

A stroll along Port de Sóller’s promenade, drenched in the magical light of Mallorca’s golden hour is an absolute must. To help further savour the moment, we recommend a visit to Sóller’s Mini Bar and its elevated terrace overlooking the seafront. It offers the best sunset seats in the bay, with views over the port, catching the last rays of light before the sky is painted with a grey and pink twilight. For the ultimate experience, compliment this excellent spot and colourful performance with a local G&T and Mallorquin olives.

Top 8 sunset hot spots in Mallorca for 2019

6. Hotel Illa d’Or - Port de Pollença

Whilst this hotel faces south, as the sun casts the last of its golden rays across the beautiful island of Mallorca, the sky is set ablaze, enriching the surrounding view of Port de Pollença with even more beauty. From the terrace of Hotel Illa d’Or, enjoy the silhouette of anchored yachts in the bay as the water shimmers in the light. The lovely hotel offers a wide range of cocktails and other delicious treats, ensuring a heavenly experience all-round.

Top 9 sunset hot spots in Mallorca for 2019

7. Mhares Sea Club - near Palma

If indulgence is what you’re after, Mhares Sea Club a short drive away from Palma, offers an exclusive 5-star sunset experience. In addition to the mesmerizing magical sights that Mallorca’s sunset bestows here, you have the added opportunity of being able to soak it all up from the comfort of your massage table, sun bed or hammock with one of their exceptional ‘Mhares Experiences’. Finish your weekend in style with a cocktail in hand, at one of their Sunday DJ sunset sessions.

NOMI Restaurant, Porto Colom

8. NOMI - Porto Colom

For a special sunset experience away from the crowds, the natural arch at Porto Colom lighthouse offers the perfect place. Located in Raconas, the iconic lighthouse is a must-see, with the best panoramic views from the cave opposite. Considered one of Mallorca’s prettiest towns, not everybody knows about this special fishing village, but if you are in the area NOMI restaurant is our go-to for exceptional seaside dining, offering the perfect location to indulge in cocktails or some delicious food in the burnt orange light at sunset.

Cala Conills Restaurante, Sant Elm interior

9. Cala Conills - Sant Elm

Located in front of the famous Sa Dragonera natural park, the west-facing fishing harbour and holiday resort of Sant Elm, is a superb place to watch the sunset dip below the Dragonera islet. With several beachside bars and restaurants to choose from, with Cala Conills a top pick for seafood specialities, including fresh fish and paella dishes and of course washed down with a good glass of vino blanco. Alternatively, you can seek out their extra special panoramic views by taking the trail that follows the coast to Punta Blanca, or for an alternative perspective, take a boat to Sa Dragonera, to watch Mallorca light up before the sun goes down.

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10. Sunset boat trip

If you fancy pushing the boat out (pun intended), making your sunset a truly unforgettable experience… then why not consider one of Mallorca’s sunset boat trips? A number of companies offer sunset cruises around the island, but if you’re after romance, a sailing yacht is a sure way to seal the deal… Prices usually include a glass of champagne and other drinks, as well as snorkelling equipment and life jackets. Enjoy unobstructed views of the sunset, directly from the water in style!

11. Sierra de Tramuntana

Like what you see? The west coast’s rugged mountain range known as the Serra de Tramuntana, offers many vantage points for a secluded picnic and jaw-dropping views in privacy. If you want to create an exclusive atmosphere alongside gourmet cuisine, why not order a bespoke picnic package from one of our handpicked caterers?