Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Visit Palma de Mallorca – An Island City

Palma de Mallorca is the largest city on the Island of Mallorca. It is the chief and capital city of the Balearic Islands, which lie off the East coast of Spain. Since the 19th century, the city has brought in people from all over the world, causing a growth in the economy of the island. It serves as both a commercial centre for trade purposes and also, with its old architecture, remains today a perfect holiday spot for people.


Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Whether the purpose of your trip to Palma is for business or relaxation, there are always things to do in Palma de Mallorca. The Palma de Mallorca Aquarium and beach are sure to relax your mind and bring peace within whilst enjoying the awe of nature. When it comes to healthy living, physical activity always plays a major part in P de M. The city arranges the challenging TUI Marathon every year.


Palma de Mallorca Shopping

Palma city is home to over half the population of Mallorca and the city is filled with modern hotels and shopping malls that grab people’s attention. The main shopping areas in Palma are Avinguda Jaume III and Passeig des Born for boutiques, and the pedestrian streets around Placa Major for small-scale specialist shops. Many shops specialize in high quality shoes and handbags.


Palma de Mallorca Nightlife

The city, bustling with people throughout the day, has its own unique way of entertaining people at night. The nightlife in Palma de Mallorca is best spent in its restaurants, which serve all cuisines from Indian and Asian to local and Mediterranean dishes. The nightclubs please tourists with music and beverages. Concerts are constantly arranged around areas like Palma Arena, the ONO stadium and Palma Auditorium.


Enjoy Palma de Mallorca Beaches

People visiting Palma never miss Alcudia Beach where they find a beautiful stretch of fine white sand. Cala Agulla is a blue flagged, golden sandy beach with pine trees along the coast line and there are many other beaches that are worth a dropping by too.


Palma de Mallorca Aquarium

The Palma de Mallorca Aquarium was developed by Coral World International, and contains replicated habitats and ecosystems of the world’s seas and oceans – so you get a real feel of being submerged under tropical waters. Besides huge fish tanks, the aquarium has a garden with a huge play area for kids.



Best time to visit Palma de Mallorca

The holiday season in Palma lasts from the end of April until October, and from November to April the temperatures range from 20-28 degrees Celsius (60-70 degrees Fahrenheit), so may require a jacket in the evenings. A good schedule helps to explore everything Palma de Mallorca has to offer!


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Palma de Mallorca Facts

Population401 270
AirportSon Sant Joan, Spain (PMI)

Palma de Mallorca average temperatures

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites Mallorca - Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana

The cultural landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana is a great example of Mediterranean agricultural landscape that has needed transformations due to its steep morphology and scarce resources. With a combination of Arabic water management technology and the Christian agricultural knowledge, the landscape consists of farmed terraces and underground irrigation channels, and it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Palma de Mallorca Marathon

Run a marathon in one of Europe's main touristic places! This isn't just a marathon, it is a full weekend of events that suits both experienced athletes, beginners and it is also a good event for families since there is a Kids Run available. With an average annual temperature of 18 degrees Palma the Mallorca is the perfect for a marathon. The course takes along the promenade of Palma Bay overlooking the Cathedral on the other side. Continuing through the historic downtown and much more making it a beautiful run.

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Golf in Palma de Mallorca

Golf Son Gual was called the "undisputed best course in Mallorca" by the magazine National Club Golfer in 2014, and it is easy to see why. The course is in top condition, the views are amazing, the holes are challenging and the facilities are in world class. It is located just outside of town on the Ma-15 highway so it is easy to get there by car. If you want something closer to the city of Palma, there are three courses that lie just next to each other: Arabella Golf Son Muntaner, Arabella Golf Son Quint and Arabella Golf Son Vida. There is a reason why golfing enthusiasts turn to Mallorca all year long!

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Water Parks in Palma de Mallorca - Thrilling slides at Western Water Park

Just outside of Palma, in Magaluf, you’ll find the Western Water Park. A fun water park for everyone with thrilling water slides and pools. This is also a great place for families with children because the smaller ones have their own special water park to splash around in! At Playa de Palma you’ll find another water park, this one called Aqualand Waterpark. This park offers the thrill seeker a lot of fun water slides and a also a fun wave pool. If you feel like taking a break from the bathing you can go catch a parrot show, check out the mini-zoo or the children’s farm.

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