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Jun 19, 2020

Es Trenc and Ses Salines: living in paradise

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Today we discuss one of the most beautiful and well-known beaches on the island of Mallorca. Es Trenc. Renowned for its very long 2 km stretch of white sand and perfectly crystal-clear water. You might feel as if you have suddenly stepped into the Caribbean when you’re here, the picturesque scene is out of this world.

Located just off of the town of Ses Selines, a quaint coastal resort with traditional Mallorcan townhouses, with café’s on most corners.

It is a very relaxed area, all year round, although summer it definitely livens up with both tourists and locals making their way to experience the beauty this place has to offer. You’ll find a few chiringuitos (a beach restaurant or bar) plotted along the sand where you can relax, enjoy a fresh glass of mojito or crisp local wine.

While you’re in the area it is definitely a good opportunity to try one of the classic fish restaurants such as Can Pep, offering only the freshest of dishes with local fish caught in the area as well as the famous Paella which if you love seafood and rice this is a definite must-try. Enjoy your meal on their sunny terrace with unique panoramic views over the bay across to the islands of Cabrera which are just off of this side of Mallorca, a boat ride away.

Photo credit dishes: Above right: Salicornia Restaurant- Webpage / Down left: Can Pep Restaurant – Facebook

On the shores of Colonia Sant Jordi, at the East end of Es Trenc beach is Salicornia restaurant. A cutting-edge restaurant with a seafaring tradition that offers local fish dishes in a warm ambience and stunning setting overlooking the bay and port. Perfect to enjoy on a warm summers evening, with a light breeze cooling you down through its open-setting. The design is a chic modernised beach style using Mediterranean colours and patterns to bring out the Mallorca elements in its interiors. One of its unique features are the different varieties of hanging lampshades through the restaurant. A beautiful setting for a Mediterranean experience.

Es Trenc is also known for its salt production. Las Salinas covers a vast area of shallow ponds which they use to produce salt and offer it across the islands of the Balearics. You can visit these production centres and mountains of salts, you’ll be surprised how beautiful they can be!

Living in the area of Ses Selines is a special experience, it’s very tranquil all year round. Particularly in the winter months when all the foreigners have gone home. There is still life however amongst locals and beauty to be seen all around, from morning or sunset walks on the beach to hikes through protected nature parks in the area.


You can find some impressive modern villas in the area such as this one in Ses Selines, surrounded by idyllic Mediterranean garden with a amplious entertaining area around the swimming pool with Sonos system. With high ceilings and breath taking views from most rooms, this is a one of a kind home if you are looking to live close to the East coast.


Charming and quaint, this private home offers a spacious living area within a residential community in Sa Rapita. With a private pool and terrace perfect to enjoy the warm summer evenings with friends and family. Sa Rapita is a number one spot for many locals who want to escape the hustle and bustle of Palma and head to the coast, it is at one of the ends of Es Trenc and enjoys the beautiful Carribean like waters.


If you prefer a more finca style home, this spectacular home is 1000m2 and is actually a rural boutique Hotel minutes-drive from the town of Campos, and a short drive away from the beautiful coastline. The hotel has been up and running for many years, keeping its loyal guests per year. Separated in to double rooms, suites and private villa with pools, this unique finca has 3 separate building plots ready to construct 3 spacious finca homes within luscious tropical gardens that surround them. A great opportunity for someone who is interested in the hospitality or event industry.

If you have any questions about finding your perfect seaside home on the island, don’t hesitate to contact one of our Real Estate agents and they will be happy to advise you.