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The Touristic Guide of Playa de Muro in northern Mallorca

Aerial View of a Coast Line with Beach in Playa De Muro

Aerial View of a Coast Line with Beach in Playa De Muro


The beach in the north of Mallorca, Playa de Muro, is considered by many tourists and residents to be the best on the island. It is the longest and widest beach in Mallorca. The beach has the Blue Flag award. A truly heavenly place can easily beat the Maldives and the Caribbean Islands. 

Table of contents:

  1. What is Playa de Muro

  2. Playa de Muro map

  3. Infrastructure and accessibility of Playa de Muro beach

    1. Equipment of Playa de Muro beach

  4. Webcam Mallorca Playa de Muro

  5. Weather and water temperature of Playa de Muro

  6. Hotels of Playa de Muro

    1. The best hotels in Playa de Muro
  7. Holiday property rentals in Playa de Muro

  8. Rental of cars, bicycles, and equipment on Playa de Muro beach

  9. Playa de Muro promenade

  10. Playa de Muro landmarks

  11. Shopping in Playa de Muro

  12. Sports and active recreation in Playa de Muro

  13. Restaurants, bars, and clubs in Playa de Muro

  14. How much does a vacation in Playa de Muro cost

Playa de Muro in Mallorca

What is Playa de Muro 

The length of Playa de Muro is 6 km. The width of the beach is 25m – 40m. The snow-white sand is so fine-grained that it creaks underfoot. You will never want to get out of the sea. Its turquoise-azure colour with absolute transparency and a comfortable temperature for swimming makes you come back here again and again.

Playa de Muro is located between the towns of Port de Alcudia on the west and Can Picafort on the east. Famous tourist towns like Sa Pobla, Pollenca, Muro and Port de Pollenca are also near the beach.

The main resort town on the coast of Playa de Muro is the city of Can Picafort. We have posted a detailed review of Can Picafort for tourists' convenience.

The Playa de Muro beach is divided into four main parts. 

Platja d'Alcudia

It's a long section of the beach that originates from the town of Port de Alcudia and extends east for 3 km.

Primarily the guests of the hotels in Alcudia and Puerto de Alcudia go here. It's a beautiful, smooth beach with comfortable sunbeds and fantastic scenery. The sand is fine and white. There are restaurants, bars and shops near the beach and throughout the pueblo of Port de Alcudia. Suitable for youth recreation and relaxation with friends.

Playa de Muro

It is the eponymous section of the beach, following the Playa d'Alcudia. Its length is 1 km.

It is the most popular part of the beach. And as a result – it is the busiest in the tourist season. The sand on the beach is fine and snow-white. The entrance to the water is flat and long. It's suitable for families with children and lovers of water sports entertainment. Hotels, Restaurants, cafes, bars and shops are directly on the first line of the beach. There is convenient and free Parking for cars along the coast.

Es Comú de Muro

The beach section is 1.5 km long.

It is a quiet beach. It is within the area of Parc Natural de S'Albufera Nature Reserve. Traditionally, there are practically no noisy tourist establishments and shops in the protected areas of Mallorca. However, pristine nature, quiet rest, the dunes along the beach and, of course, the stunning sea compensate for this. Suitable for romantic trips and retirees.

Es Cappellans

The last section of the famous Playa de Muro is along the town of Can Picafort.

It is one of the most recognizable resorts in Mallorca. Most tourists who have stayed here at least once often return to Can Picafor to repeat their best vacation.

The beach here is lively and quite noisy. There is a wide selection of restaurants, bars, the best hotels in the north of Mallorca, shops and various leisure activities for all ages. Suitable for family holidays and the elderly.

          

Playa de Muro map

Playa de Muro on Google Map 

Playa de Muro on Google Map 

Infrastructure and accessibility of Playa de Muro beach

The Playa de Muro beach in Spain is considered one of the best. The reason for this is more than its length of 6 km. Playa de Muro is a beach with snow–white, fine-grained sand that crunches under your feet.

At the same time, the entrance to the water is long. You'll have to walk at least 15-20 meters until the depth increases. It's excellent for children and fans of swinging on the waves or lying on an inflatable mattress.

The water in the sea is crystal clear at any depth. For lovers of snorkelling and paddle boarding, it is a true paradise. Here, you can also fly with a parachute, take water skiing lessons, ride a jet ski and ride a banana boat.

Straw Umbrella on the Beach, Playa de Muro

Straw Umbrella on the Beach, Playa de Muro

Equipment of Playa de Muro beach

You will find a better-equipped beach in Mallorca than in Playa de Muro. You can rent comfortable deck chairs with straw umbrellas if you don't want to lie on the sand. Renting a sun bed will cost 14 euros for the whole day.

There are plenty of fresh water showers, free-of-charge toilets, volleyball courts and catamarans on the beach.

A large number of lifeguards are constantly on duty on the beach. Also, servers from nearby restaurants and beach clubs will offer you fresh fruit.

Playa de Muro beach is the safest beach in Mallorca. Families with children, the elderly, people with disabilities, and young couples rest here comfortably. Also, locals who come here for the weekend from all over the island highly appreciate this beach. 


Webcam Mallorca Playa de Muro

Current webcams for Playa de Muro

Current webcams for Playa de Muro

If you want to see the beach in real-time, we recommend these cameras: 

Playa de Muro and Es Comú de Muro

Playa de Muro

The most famous part of Playa de Muro beach

East of Playa de Muro 

Weather and water temperature of Playa de Muro

The beach season in Playa de Muro starts in June and ends in November. In the summer months, the average water temperature is 25 degrees C. In the autumn months, the average water temperature is 21-22 degrees C, which is considered comfortable for swimming.

Average annual water temperature in Playa de Muro

Average annual water temperature on the coast in Playa de Muro

In winter, the average water temperature is 15 degrees C. In spring, 16 – 17 degrees C. Also, during this period, it is often windy. Hence, you can comfortably engage in kite or windsurfing. The long entrance into the water makes these activities even more convenient.

The warmest month in Mallorca's Playa de Muro is August. At this time, the temperature here can easily reach +35 - +40 degrees Celsius. At night up to +25 degrees. The average temperature in Playa de Muro in August is +32 degrees during the day and +23 degrees at night.

Average temperature in Playa de Muro

The coldest month in Playa de Muro is February. At this time, the temperature can drop to + 10 degrees Celsius during the day and up to +5 degrees at night. The average temperature in Playa de Muro in February is +14 degrees during the day and +10 degrees at night.

Hotels of Playa de Muro

Beautiful beach with a pier - Playa de Muro

Playa de Muro beach in Spain is the most popular tourist destination on the island of Mallorca. It is not surprising that there are several hundred hotels here designed for different tourists:

  • hotels for seniors on Playa de Muro

  • hotels on Playa de Muro for adults only

  • family hotels

  • apart-hotels of Playa de Muro

  • premium class hotels

  • budget hotels

  • all-inclusive hotels

  • hotels on the first line of the sea on Playa de Muro

Here, you can easily find a hotel that will meet your requirements and wishes. However, it is worth booking a room in advance. This way, you can save money on early booking. And you will not find yourself in a situation where the best hotels of Playa de Muro have sold out all the rooms. It is worth booking a hotel in Playa de Muro at the beginning of the year in January-February.

The price range for Playa de Muro hotels is wide. You can expect an amount from 75 € to 550 € for one night per room for two adults. 

The best hotels in Playa de Muro

Hotel’s name and address

Number of stars

Rating on Booking.com

Description

The cost of accommodation during beach season for two adults

Iberostar Selection Playa de Muro Village

5 *

8,1 – very good

The hotel is on the first line of the sea. An all-inclusive vacation is possible. It is part of the Iberostar Group Playa de Muro

From 350 €

Grupotel Parc Natural & Spa

5 *

9,2 – excellent

It is a luxury hotel on Playa de Muro, located on the first line of the sea. It has a spa centre, beautiful rooms, sea views, an airport shuttle and many animation programs for guests.

From 350 €

Iberostar Playa de Muro

4 *

8,5 - very good

It's another hotel of an extensive hotel system of the Iberostar Holding on Playa de Muro. The hotel is on the first line of the sea in the most popular part of the beach. Playa de Muro Beach Hotel.

From 250 €

Las Gaviotas Suites Hotel & Spa

4 *

8,5 - very good

This hotel meets all the criteria of a five-star hotel. However, it is on the second line from the sea. You'll have to walk 150 meters on a good road to the beach. But it definitely won't overshadow your stay in Playa de Muro. On the contrary, it will allow you to explore the surroundings and buy souvenirs.

From 180 €

Grupotel Los Principes & Spa

4 *

8,1 - very good

It's an inexpensive hotel on the first line of Playa de Muro. Good location and professional staff. Suitable for family holidays. There is no extra charge for children. Playa de Muro Beach Hotel.

From 160 €

Zafiro Bahía

4 *

8,2 - very good

It is one of the most popular hotels in Playa de Muro. It is open from March to November. It is better to book rooms at least 7 – 8 months before the planned vacation.

From 220 €

Valentin Playa De Muro

3  *

8,7 - amazing

This hotel has an excellent combination of price and quality. The bungalow hotel for adults on the first line will not leave you indifferent. It's an inexpensive hotel in Playa de Muro.

From 130 €

Allsun eden playa de muro

без звезд

9,7 - excellent

Spend your vacation in Playa de Muro in a luxury villa. Large swimming pools, a spa, a gym complex, luxurious gardens, sun loungers, and much more will be provided for you during your vacation here. The hotel meets the requirements of the "vacation home Playa de Muro."

From 1 500 €

 

Holiday property rentals in Playa de Muro

Many clients of the Yes! Mallorca Property company are acquiring a property on Playa de Muro as an investment. Houses, villas, fincas and apartments in the area of Playa de Muro in the season bring a good income.

Renting an apartment directly by the sea on Playa de Muro can be challenging. Tourist licenses for short-term rental of apartments are difficult to obtain today. Therefore, the best offers get booked in advance. And the owners, as a rule, have their regular customers. Still – it's possible. The cost of renting apartments by the sea in Playa de Muro starts from 150 euros per day. During the high season, this price can be significantly higher.

Rental of cars, bicycles and equipment on Playa de Muro beach

Sports and activities in Playa de Muro
All your rental  needs in Playa de Muro

To rent a car, bike, scooter, ATV or other equipment on Playa de Muro, you do not have to solve any puzzles. You'll find companies that provide similar services on Playa de Muro along the entire length of the beach from Can Picafort to Port de Alcudia. The cost of renting transport here may be higher than the average in Mallorca.

Therefore, if you need to rent a car for the trip, it is better to do it with Centauro company. You can get to the company by a free shuttle directly from the airport. The journey will take at most 5 minutes.

Also, most companies that provide rental services for transport and equipment in Playa de Muro work only during the tourist season from March to November.

Playa de Muro promenade


Pedestrian Bridge to Playa de Muro Beach in Mallorca
Pedestrian Bridge to Playa de Muro Beach in Mallorca

Many tourists who go to the north of Mallorca wonder - is there a promenade on Playa de Muro?

The length of Playa de Muro is 6 km. The promenade goes along the first and second lines, where you'll find many cafes, bars, restaurants, shops, coffee shops, gaming clubs, children's clubs, grocery stores, pharmacies, and transport and equipment rental companies.

Playa de Muro landmarks

Nevertheless, for particularly active tourists who are interested in exploring the location, we can give a few life hacks:

  • If you want to surprise your friends on social networks with photos of fantastic views, use these coordinates: 39.814404, 3.117111. It is the best place for a photo shoot in Playa de Muro. A long wooden pier goes far out to sea. On its edge, you can take a photo without extra people in the background. Small ships depart from the same port with excursions for the whole day to different parts of the island, including the famous Formentor Lighthouse and a trip to the remote Formentor beach.

  • Rent a bike. You can rent a bike at one of the companies located along the entire Playa de Muro promenade or sometimes at the hotel where you stay. So you can ride a bike along the whole beach of Playa de Muro and mark the places you like. The largest bike rental in the area is Hürzeler Playa de Muro.

  • Rent a paddle surf. It is one of the most popular entertainments on the island. A board with a paddle will appeal to both children and adults. It is easy to manage it, and you will get great pleasure.

  • Read our article Can Picafort City Guide — best beaches, hotels, restaurants, and weather information. Here you will find information about the best museums, attractions and tourist destinations in the north of the island, in Playa de Muro. 

Another fascinating way to travel along the beach of Playa de Muro is a mini tourist train. It is a fun and beautiful way to travel. The train starts operating from May to October 30. The fare for adults is 4.5 euros. For children - 2 euros. About the train's schedule and stops, ask the lobby of your hotel.

Shopping in Playa de Muro

Every self-respecting traveller wants to bring with them a souvenir from paradise island. Usually, these are magnets, plates, dishes or postcards. But the North of Mallorca, Playa de Muro, will offer you more intriguing options. Along the promenade, you will find dozens of souvenir shops. But take your time to spend money.

The best places you can buy unusual gifts for your loved ones are the offsite markets in the north of Mallorca. Here, you can buy: 

  • Leather goods: famous local shoes, clothing and leather jewellery made by hand by local artisans;

  • Handmade wicker bags, shoes, hats, jewellery, baskets and interior items made from palm leaves. This type of handicraft is one of the oldest in Mallorca. And in the famous Capdepera fortress, you can visit a two-storey museum dedicated to weaving from palm leaves;

  • Glass products. Glass production in Mallorca is the oldest in Spain;

  • Handmade jewellery, including jewellery made of the famous Majorcan pearls;

  • Handmade clothes by local designers. Fashionistas in Ibiza and Mallorca buy these clothes. You will not find a similar clothing item anywhere in the world;

  • Farm products. Of course, the products of local farmers occupy a special place in the markets. The heyday of farming in Mallorca is the golden era of the island. Various varieties of jamón, wines, local sausage sobrassada, cheeses, olives and olive oil, sweets and dried fruits are only a part of what you will find in farm products at the Playa de Muro market. 

Nearest markets of Playa de Muro:

  • Can Picafort Weekly, Friday

April – May: Carrer Isaac Peral, Can Picafort

from June to November: Plaza Major, Can Picafort

Opening hours: 8 AM to 2 PM

  • El Mercado de Alcudia Tuesday

El Paseo Mare de Déu de la Victòria

Opening hours: 8 AM to 1 PM

Coordinates 39.853006, 3.123725

Read more about all the markets of Mallorca in our full review “Markets of Mallorca.”


Sports and active recreation in Playa de Muro

Kite surfing in Playa de Muro
Playa de Muro is a kitesurfing paradise in Mallorca

In addition to cycling in the vicinity of Playa de Muro, you can participate in several sports activities to suit your taste. Here are some of those that are popular in this part of the island:

  • Kitesurfing

  • Windsurfing

  • Snorkelling

  • Cliff jumping

  • Paragliding

  • Hiking

  • Mountaineering

  • Diving

  • Beach volleyball

  • Tennis

  • Karting

  • Paddle surfing

  • Yachting

  • Golf

You can find information about the best golf courses in the Playa de Muro in our article: Golf properties for sale in Mallorca - things to know.

Check the information about the best cycling routes in hotels and forums dedicated to cycling in Mallorca.
 Apartment in Playa de Muro

Restaurants, bars and clubs in Playa de Muro

Most Playa de Muro hotels hold pool parties, foam parties and show programs for their guests daily. If you want to diversify your vacation, you can visit one of the beach clubs in Playa de Muro.

The best beach club in Playa de Muro is Royal Beach. Live music, delicious food and a large selection of cocktails. Address: Carrer Flamencs, 07458 Playa de Muro. Phone: +34 871707127

The best local-cuisine restaurant in Playa de Muro is Restaurant Salqueria Turó. It is one of the most beautiful restaurants located in Can Picafort. The restaurant is on the territory of the old Finca, where you'll experience its unique atmosphere. Address: Ctra. Santa Margalida, km 2, 5, 07450 Can Picafort, Phone: +34 971 52 37 11.

We also recommend visiting the following restaurants and bars:

  1. Moma Restobar – pizza, Mediterranean and Spanish cuisine. Carretera Arta 2

  2. Nisì By Giuseppe – Italian cuisine. C/ Dels Pins 7.

  3. Smith's Cafe-Bar-Restaurant – European cuisine. Calle Buguemvil.Lea 3

  4. Can Gavella - a seafood restaurant. Casetes des Capellans 174

  5. Fusion19 – international cuisine and sushi. Avenida s’Albufera 23

  6. The Black Pig – healthy food. Calle Buguemvil.lea 3

  7. Indian Fusion – Indian cuisine. Avinguda Mèxic 3 Store hum 13/14

  8. Las Palmeras – steakhouse. Calle del Circuit del Llac, 07458 

  9. Dakota Tex Mex – the best burgers in the north of Mallorca. Avenida Albufera 23

How much does a vacation in Playa de Muro cost

Mallorca is an elite resort that is popular throughout Europe. The resorts of Playa de Muro are in the top 3 in Mallorca. Therefore, Playa de Muro is a popular holiday destination for millions of tourists yearly. After a vacation here, most tourists come back every year.

The resort of Playa de Muro is also popular because it is suitable for any traveller. Whether a large family with children, a couple in love, a noisy group of friends, the elderly, disabled people or one person, every person will find paradise here.

Undoubtedly, compared to other resorts, the cost of a vacation in such a place will be higher. A ten-day vacation for one person in Playa de Muro will cost an average of 1000 euros, depending on your needs.

Given the resort's popularity, real estate is also highly valued here. It is a good investment both for rental and subsequent resale. The average cost of 1 m2 on Playa de Muro in January 2023 is 3.476 €/m2. The growth over five years was 40%. It is about the same as the average cost of real estate in Mallorca - 3.587 €/m2.

At the same time, the cost of real estate in Playa de Muro is much lower than the hyped southwest of Mallorca, where the average price is 5,511 €/m2. Therefore, today you can buy a cheap property by the sea on Playa de Muro! Do not miss your chance to invest wisely in the reliable real estate market of Playa de Muro.

In our real estate catalogue, you can choose the best offers to buy real estate in Playa de Muro.

The Yes! Mallorca Property company is the first broker in Mallorca. There are more than 1000 real estate objects for sale in our company's catalogue, including hidden and exclusive ones. We update the database of real estate for sale daily. Hence, it's 100% relevant. Our rating on Google is five stars. Contact us today!



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