The Best Beachwear Boutiques in Mallorca
beach baskets © Roberto Faccenda / Flickr
When visiting an island like Mallorca, with its many beautiful beaches
, fashionable beach clubs
and marinas full of gleaming yachts, it’s good to know where to go to update your summer wardrobe. With beachwear sold widely across the island, there’s no shortage of places to buy your new bikini, but we’ve narrowed it down to a list of the best beachwear boutiques it has to offer.
Pink Flamingo Urban Spa & Boutique, Palma
Spa, Health Spa
The ultimate place to get yourself beach-ready, the Pink Flamingo Urban Spa & Boutique
offers spa treatments such as waxing and manicures, as well as stocking a fantastic selection of beachwear. With brands such as Heidi Klein, Seafolly and Orlebar Brown on offer, the store has everything from bikinis and men’s swim shorts to cover-ups, flip-flops and sandals, resort evening-wear and a good range of accessories.
KOS Beach Boutique, Illetas
This beachfront store in Illetas is the perfect place to refresh your summer wardrobe with a fantastic selection of designer pieces. There’s a real Balearic feel to the selection at KOS Beach Boutique, with lots of white cotton and linen, colourful sarongs, chic swimwear and straw hats. There’s also a distinct Scandinavian influence with brands such as Chill Norway, Line of Oslo and Odd Molly on offer, as well as Ibizan brand Charo Ruiz and many more.
Cassai Home and Fashion, Ses Salines
Set in the picturesque and chichi town of Ses Salines, this charming shop sells mostly homeware but also has a limited collection of beachwear in the form of kaftans and other cover-ups, all with a vintage feel. Cassai Home and Fashion is located in an old house and spread across a number of different rooms piled high with all manner of eclectic interiors items. There’s a tiny room in the middle of the store, lined with rails of floaty bohemian dresses and tunics, which also houses a fantastic range of baskets. A lovely place to wander around, this is the kind of shop that makes you want to buy all kinds of things that you never knew you needed.
Kidama, Puerto Portals
The Kidama boutique is located in the stylish port Puerto Portals, with much of their clientele being the well-preened women arriving on the many large yachts in the area. This family-run shop boasts a handpicked selection of elegant designer clothing, colourful shape-enhancing swimwear, gem-embellished purses and statement jewellery. Popular brands here include Roberto Cavalli, Missoni, Paule Ka and Colombo Cashmere to name but a few.
Shop, Bazaar, Market
in the small resort town of Sant Elm, is a café and clothing boutique where you can shop and then enjoy sea views with a refreshing drink. They stock a wide variety of Mediterranean-style fashion and accessories, with beautiful striped beach towels, hats and sunglasses as well as the usual cover-ups and tunics. They sell many Spanish brands such as Hoss Intropia, Sita Murt, Pura Lopez and Lola Cruz, alongside international favourites including Paul & Joe, Scotch & Soda and Havaiana. There is a second branch in Port Andratx.
For men’s printed swim shorts in a vast range of patterns, Vilebrequin
, located in the heart of Palma’s old town is the place to go. The swimwear is not cheap but is excellent quality – the brand is well-established and has stores all over the world. For the extra cute factor, they do a father and son range of swim-shorts in matching fabrics. For the full range of men’s, women’s and children’s wear you can shop online and have it delivered to the Palma store.