Palma de Mallorca or simply Palma (Palma, Palma de Mallorca / Palma de Mallorca) is the historical and tourist center of the island of Mallorca (Majorca), as well as the main city and port of the Balearic Islands.
The city of Palma is the largest on the island of Majorca.
It is located in the southwestern part of the island of Majorca, in the Palm Bay of the same name (Mediterranean Sea).
On the southeastern outskirts of Palma is the only airport of the island of Majorca - the international airport of Palma de Mallorca (Aeroport de Palma). The airport regularly sends and receives flights from many European cities, as well as from Asia, Africa, including direct flights connecting Majorca with Russia. Flights to Majorca →
Palma de Mallorca on the map
Palma is one of the oldest cities in Europe, the chronicle of which traces its history back to the Roman conquests in 123 BC.
Today, Palma is one of the most visited cities of the Balearic Islands, preserving in its structure the historical center where an Arab city called Medina Mayurka once stood, from which almost nothing remains, as well as historical sights, museums, cathedrals, palaces, shopping streets and, of course, beaches.
Beaches of Palma
Palma cannot boast of beaches, although there are some pretty good ones in the city.
The city, for the most part, is visited by guests of the island in order to see historical sights and as a starting point for arrivals and departures to the island, as well as to travel around the island. There is a bus station in Palma, several train routes and two metro lines run (for more information about moving around the island from Palma, see this article below).
Near the center of Palma is the only beach - this is the beachKan Pete Antoni (Platja de Ca'n Pere Antoni). The rest of the coast of the city center is occupied by the embankment and the port.
The beach of Ca'n Pere Antoni (Platja de Ca'n Pere Antoni) has a length of 735 meters, with an average width of 15-30 meters.
There is fine light sand on the beach. In high season, the beach has all the necessary infrastructure. More about Can pere Anthony Beach...
The rest of the beaches of Palma are located in the west and east directions from the center of Palma.
To the west along the coast is the beach of Cala Major (Playa Cala Major), which is one of the most picturesque near the center of Palma.
The length of the beach is just over 200 meters, and its average width is 50 meters.
On both sides, the beach is surrounded by rocky formations, and in the center there is a small breakwater, which is used by vacationers as a place for sunbathing.
There is fine light sand on the beach. In the high beach season, there is such an infrastructure and a cafe-bar on the beach. More about Cala Mayor Beach...
Near the beach you can stop
- 5-star Nixe Palace Hotel with an outdoor pool, garden, 3 restaurants, bar, gym, free Wi-Fi and a free spa with sea views and a thermal complex, Turkish steam bath, ice fountains and heated sun loungers. Link to the hotel
- 4-star boutique hotel Be Live Adults Only La Cala Boutique with an outdoor swimming pool, a sun terrace and an outdoor bar. Link to the boutique hotel
Closes the western side of the city of Palma district of St. Agusti (Sant Agusti), the coast of which is mainly rocky and rocky. There is also a small sandy beach of Cala Nova (Playa Cala Nova) and the port marina of Kalanova (Port Calanova). More about the St. Agusti district...
In the eastern direction of Palma - from the historical center and behind the beach of Can Pere Antoni there are two residential and tourist areas of the city:El Molinar and Es Coll dien Rabassa.
The coast of the El Molinar area is characterized by a small marina Es Portixol (Es Portixol) and a beach strip stretching for 1.6 kilometers.
The coastal beach line of the area is divided into small beach areas by rocky artificial formations. The beach strip is narrow. On the beach there is light sand, in places rocks and rocky formations. The sea water is clean, the depth comes quite sharply. Learn more about the El Molinar area...
The coast of Es Col dien Rabassa, also known as Gentilicio (Es Coll d'en Rabassa / Gentilicio), stretches for a little more than two kilometers, is characterized by several beach areas, as well as coves, with rocky shores that have access to the sea and a coastal natural park.
The sandy beach of Ciutat Hardi (Platja Ciutat Jardí) is notable in the area, where all the necessary infrastructure is present during the beach season. More about the Gentilikio area...
Primorsky Boulevard and the port of Palma
Starting from the center of Palma and in a south-westerly direction, the embankment stretches along the sea for a distance of more than 4 kilometers Paseo Maritimo (seaside boulevard Paseo Maritimo) and is the port of Palma with a marina.
Along the boulevard there are places for walking and relaxing, sculptures. Learn more about Paseo Maritimo...
Part of the Seaside Boulevard near the historical center of the city forms the street Paseo Sagrera (Passeig Sagrera), which is one of the most picturesque streets of Palma. Learn more about Paseo Sagrera Street...
Seaside Park in Palma
The Seaside Park (Spanish: Parque del Mar, Catalan - Parc de la Mar), also known as the "Park of the Sea" or the park by the sea, is located near the city walls of the old city of Palma and is one of the largest parks in the city.
The park was built in the 1970s on an empty site, after the construction of the highway and the embankment.
In the park: a salt lake with a fountain, places for walking and relaxing, trees and palm trees, an esplanade, sculptures, several cafes and restaurants and a covered parking lot. More about the Seaside Park...
Old Town of Palma
The Old Town of Palma is the center of the city, where the main tourist life takes place and the bulk of the most famous and visited attractions of Palma de Mallorca are located.
The old Town of Palma is characterized by boulevards and narrow cobbled streets, small squares, cathedrals and churches, the main of which is the Cathedral of Palma.
Also in the old town there are: Almudena Palace, Arab baths, museums and historical buildings, standing in dense rows along the streets and in which cafes, restaurants and bars, shops, boutiques and accommodation facilities (hotels, apartments, guest houses, hostels, etc.) are now located.
The Old Town is separated from the Seaside Park by the old city wall (now restored) along which you can walk and from which you can enjoy beautiful panoramic views, including the Bay of Palma (the Mediterranean Sea). More about the old town of Palma...
Attractions of Palma
Due to the centuries-old and rich history in Palma there is a considerable number of attractions that have absorbed different architectural styles: mainly Gothic and modern, there are also features of classicism.
The main attractions of Palma include
Cathedral of Palma
The Cathedral of Santa Maria, also La Seu (Spanish: Catedral de Santa María de Palma de Mallorca), is the main dominant of Palma.
The Gothic-style cathedral was built on the site of an Arab mosque in 1230-1630.
Over the course of history, various architects have worked on the cathedral, including Antonio Gaudi, who at the beginning of the 20th century adapted the interior of the cathedral to new liturgical and pastoral requirements.
Today, the cathedral can be visited for a fee, as well as with an excursion to walk through the "funerary world of the cathedral" or its terraces, from which to admire the panoramas of Palm Trees and the Mediterranean Sea.
Cathedral address: Plaza de la Almoina S/N 07001 Palma de Mallorca.
Cathedral website: catedraldemallorca.
The Royal Palace of Almudena or Almudain (Palacio Real de La Almudain) is located opposite the Cathedral of Palma.
The palace was built in 1281 on the foundation of the previously existing Arab fortress-Alcazar and served as the residence of the kings of Majorca.
Today there is a museum in the palace. Entrance is paid.
Palace address: Palau Reial s/n. 07001 Palma de Mallorca.
Museum website: palacio-almudaina.
The Royal gardens were the gardens of Almudena Palace and are known as Parc Hort del Rey or simply Parc Rey (Parc Hort del Rei / Jardines de S'Hort del Rei).
Currently, the Royal Gardens are a small public space - a shady park area with Arabic-style fountains, a pergola, sculptures, lush vegetation and places to relax. More about the Royal Gardens...
The Bishop's Palace or Bishop's Palace dates back to the final establishment of the episcopal see in 1238 and to Ramon de Torrella (1238-1266) as the first bishop of Majorca.
Since the palace has been modified over the course of history, it does not represent stylistic unity, although it mainly corresponds to the Gothic style.
The building has a rectangular shape and an inner courtyard. Access to the courtyard is through the main facade with a gate built in 1616.
In the center of the courtyard there is a monument to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, created in 1932 in honor of Archbishop Josep Miralles Sberta (1930-1947). The work of sculptor Mikel Arcas. On the pedestal of the monument are the coats of arms of the bishop, the city of Palma, Pope Pius XI and a commemorative inscription.
Today, the Diocesan Museum of Christian Art of Mallorca (Museu Diocesa) is located within the walls of the bishop's palace.
The address of the palace: Carrer del Mirador, 5 (Palau Episcopal) 07001 Palma.
Museum website: museuartsacredemallorca.
The Palace of Darkness (Palau March) was once the residence of the rich and famous Markov family (Palau March) and one of the most luxurious mansions of Palma.
The building attracts a beautiful outdoor terrace with views of part of the old town of Palma.
Now the building houses the Parliament of the Balearic Islands and a museum with collections of sculptures, paintings and reconstruction of part of the palace.
The address of the palace: Carrer del Palau Reial, 18, 07001 Palma.
The Museum of Mallorca (Museu de Mallorca) is a state-owned and located in a building (the house of Can Aiamans or Ca la Gran Cristiana, built in 1634), which was acquired by the City Council of Palma in 1971 and transferred it to the state to house the Museum of Mallorca.
The house retains most of the pentagonal structure of the Baroque period, which was changed only by modifications made during the 19th century, although Gothic traces are still visible.
Museum address: Calle de la Portella, 5.
Museum website: museudemallorca.
The Arab baths in Palma (Banys arabs de Palma / Arabic baths Palma) are one of the most ancient and symbolic historical monuments in Majorca.
Arab baths are one of the few examples of Muslim architecture on the island and the only baths of this kind in Palma, although it is known that initially there were more baths - at least five.
Only a part of the baths has survived to this day, which is a small structure with several entrances and internal rooms, including a room intended for taking hot baths - the so-called Caldarium.
The Arab baths are a museum. Entrance is paid.
The address of the Arab baths: Carrer de Can Serra, 7. Learn more about Arab baths...
La Lonja Building
The building of La Lonja / La Lonja or "Palma Market" (La Lonja de Palma de Mallorca or Sa Llotja) is one of the masterpieces of Gothic architecture in Majorca.
The building was built between 1426 and 1448 by the architect and sculptor Guillermo Sagrera (hence the name of the street) as the headquarters of the Board of Trade.
The plan of the building is rectangular, with one main interior space divided into twelve sections by peculiar columns.
The exterior of the building is decorated with towers with battlements and small sculptures; it has arched windows and doors.
Currently, the building opens its doors only during exhibitions and cultural events.
Address La Lonja: Placa de la Llotja, 5.
Es-Balouard - Museum of Modern Art in Bastion
The Es Balouard structure was formerly the bastion of San Pedro (Bastion of San Pere or Bastion of St. Peter / Bastio de Sant Pere), which, in turn, was part of the old Renaissance wall of the city.
The bastion was built between 1575 and 1578 in order to strengthen the defensive wall of the city and was a walled protection and observation building.
Now the former bastion houses the Es Baluard Museum of Modern Art (Es Baluard).
There is also a panoramic terrace and a restaurant in the bastion.
The terrace and outdoor areas, as well as the museum premises on some days, can be viewed free of charge.
Es Balouard address: Plaza Porta de Santa Catalina, 10.
Basilica of St. Francis
The Basilica of St. Francis (Basílica de Sant Francesc) has a 13th-century facade that was renovated after a lightning strike in the 17th century.
The basilica is made in a typical Majorcan style, with a huge sandstone wall and fine carvings with a rose window in the center. The basilica complex includes an inner courtyard.
Inside the church is the tomb of Ramon Lulli (1235-1316), who became a hermit after an unsuccessful seduction trip, and who was stoned to death after he tried to convert Muslims in Tunisia.
Near the basilica there is a statue of another famous major missionary, Fra Junipero Serra, who lived in the city monastery.
Entrance to the basilica complex is paid (5 euros).
The address of the basilica: Plaça de Sant Francesc, 7.
Palma Town Hall
The Town Hall of Palma de Mallorca or the Mayor's Office of Palma (the building of the City Council of Palma - Ayuntamiento de Palma de Mallorca, Catalan name: Ajuntament de Palma) is located on one of the central and busiest squares of the city - square Court (Plaça de Cort).
The three-storey town hall building has a Baroque facade with elements of Gothic and Mannerism - a traditional major style. It was built between 1649 and 1680 by architects Pere Baucha, Michele Oliver and Bartomeu Calafat.
A visit to the town hall is possible.
Address of the Town Hall: Plaça de Cort, 1. Learn more about the Palma Town Hall and its visit...
Majorca Council Palace
The Palace of the Council of Majorca (Palau del Consell), which attracts attention with its Neo-Gothic facade with four towers, adjoins the City Hall of Palma from the Royal Palace Street (Carrer del Palau Reial).
The building was built to house the old provincial council. The construction was carried out by architect Joaquin Pavius between the 19th and 20th centuries, and meant a complete reconstruction of the building of the old city prison (1230-1870).
The lobby of the building, which can be visited, is distinguished by a grand staircase leading to the second floor, where a gallery and a meeting room with a great wealth of ornaments are located.
The address of the council building: Carrer del Palau Reial, 1. More about the Majorca Council Palace...
Can Forteza Rey House and El Aguila Building
The House of Kahn Forteza Rey and the Edificio El Aguila are architectural monuments that were erected in 1908-1909.
Since the buildings are located nearby, they are visually perceived as a single architectural ensemble of the modernist style. Facades of buildings are distinguished by abundant sculptural decorations, windows and balconies.
The buildings are located on the Marquis Palmer Square (Placa del Marques del Palmer). More about the buildings of Can Forteza Rey and El Aguila...
The Can Corbell Building
The Can Corbell building, may be known as Can Corbella (Building Can Corbella) is one of the most original buildings of the historical center of Palma.
Can Corbella is located on the corner of the Court Square and St. Domingo Street (Carrer de Sant Domingo).
The building has 5 floors and a tower. It was built by architect Nikola Literes at the end of the 19th century by order of the rich and famous Corbell family at that time.
The architecture of the house is made in the so-called neo-Mudejar style (Spanish-Moorish style or Moorish Revival style), in which a mixture of Arabic elements and Christian ornaments are visible. Learn more about the building and the St. Domingo Street...
Plaza Mayor (Catalan name: Plaça Major), which means "big square" is the main and one of the most visited squares of the city of Palma de Mallorca.
The square has a rectangular shape. Along the perimeter of the square there are 3- and 4-storey buildings with porticos on the ground floors - covered galleries supported by columns. Thanks to these buildings, the square forms an enclosed space. Through the covered galleries (passageways) you can access the neighboring streets.
Cafes, restaurants and shops are located on the ground floors of the square buildings. On the square itself, the public is entertained by street performers, and underground parking and shopping galleries are located under the square. More about the Major Square...
Can Balaguer or the house of the Marquis Reguer (Cal Marques del Reguer / Can Balaguer) is a historical building, also known as the House of Blanes (Can Blanes, La casa Possible).
The history of the house dates back to the 16th century.
The house has a remarkable courtyard, and going up to the second floor, you can get into the interior of the house, which consists of an interweaving of rooms and a corridor, including an entrance hall, a bedroom, a fireplace and a dining room, decorated in the style of the 19th - early 20th centuries, including furniture and household items.
The house also has three rooms (spaces) that are related to Josepe Balaguer (a musician living in the house in the 20th century): an art gallery, a music room and a Louis XV room.
House address: Carrer de la Unio, 3. More about the Balaguer House...
The Grand Hotel building is one of the most striking and important examples of modernism on the island of Majorca.
The hotel was designed by architect Luis Domenech y Montaner in 1903. The facade of the building is richly decorated with sculptural elements and ceramics.
The building has been restored and today is a cultural center that contains a permanent exhibition of paintings by the Spanish artist Ermenehildo Anglada Camaras.
Address of the Grand Hotel: Placa de Weyler, 3. More about the Grand Hotel...
On a hill 112 meters above sea level, surrounded by a forest park area, is the castle of Bellver (Castell de Bellver) with a circular plan, which is a fortress in the Gothic style and erected in the early fourteenth century by order of King Jaime II.
Currently, a museum of the history of the city is located within the walls of the castle, exhibitions are held, there is a cafe, and panoramic views open from the territory.
Castle address: Carrer de Camilo José Cela, s/n 07014 Palma.
Castle website: castelldebellver.palma.
San Carlos Museum
The Military History Museum of San Carlos (Museo Historico Militar de San Carlos) is located in the fortress of St. Carlos, built in the 17th century and now presenting the military history of the Balearic Islands in various monographic halls.
Museum address: Carretera del Dique Oeste, s/n 07015.
Museum website: Museos/baleares.
Tourist sightseeing buses in Palma
Hop-on hop-off tourist buses run around the city, for which it is possible to purchase 24 and 48-hour tickets.
Buses run on two routes with 20 stops near the most iconic places of Palma. The 48-hour ticket also includes a boat tour through the port of Mallorca in Palma.
There is an audio guide, including Spanish, Catalan, English, German, French, Italian, Chinese and Russian.
Learn more about routes, stops, audio guides, prices, etc. for sightseeing buses, you can find out and buy tickets here →
Official website: city-sightseeing-spain.
Horseback riding in the Palm Tree
If desired, and for a fee, you can ride in a horse-drawn carriage in the center of Palma.
Horse-drawn carriages are waiting for their guests near the Almudena Palace and from the south-eastern side Royal Square (Placa de la Reina).
Markets in Palma
The iconic and largest market in Palma is the Olivar grocery market (Mercat de l'Olivar).
This is the central covered market, which also houses cafes, bars and a large Mercadona supermarket on the ground floor.
The Mediterranean-style market building was built in 1951 and was subsequently restored, which allowed the market to have a large hall.
The market has stalls with fruits and vegetables, fish and seafood, meat and poultry, cheeses and sausages, as well as a shopping gallery with non-food products.
The market is located in the old town of Palma, at the address: Plaça de l'Olivar, 4.
Market website: mercatolivar.
There are also other, smaller markets in Palma. For example, the Santa Catalina covered municipal Market (Santa Catalina Market, Mercat de Santa Catalina), which still retains the features of the traditional markets of Majorca and where you can buy typical local products.
There are also bars and cafes in the market.
The market is located in the Santa Catalina area, at: Placa de la Navegacio.
Market website: mercatdesantacatalina.
Main shopping streets, shopping mall and casino in Palma
In the center of Palma there are many shops, boutiques of local and world brands, as well as souvenir shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and coffee shops where you can taste both Spanish and local, as well as pan-European cuisine (fish, seafood, meat, vegetables), as well as local pastries, for example Ensaimada.
The main shopping streets of the city are: Columbus Street (Calle Colon, Catalan - Carrer Colom / Colom), St. Michael's Street (Carrer de Sant Miquel / San Miguel), Born Boulevard (Passeig del Born) and Jaime III Avenue (Av. de Jaume III).
A large shopping center called "Porto Pi" (Porto Pi Centro Comercial) is located in the western part of the city, in Portopi district, at: Avinguda de Gabriel Roca, 54.
In the mall there is a casino Majorca (Casino de Mallorca).
The distance from the historical center of Palma to the shopping center is just over 3 kilometers.
Shopping center website: portopicentro.es .
Casino website: casinodemallorca.
Where to go from Palma. Excursions to and from Palma
- The caves of Genoa (Cuevas de Genova), located in the residential quarter of the same name, accidentally discovered during the construction of a well in 1906 and forming underground galleries of calcareous origin, connected by natural corridors.
The caves have a walking route of almost a kilometer and descend to a depth of 36 meters.
- Palm Aquarium, located in the resort town of Can Pastilla.
Aquarium address Palm trees: Carrer de Manuela de los Herreros, 21.
Palm Aquarium website: palmaaquarium.
The sights of Majorca are more remote from the city of Palma de Mallorca
From Palma, you can go almost anywhere on the island, while visiting small historical towns and urbanizations, beaches and coves, as well as castles, caves and other attractions of the island.
You can visit: the beautiful city of Soller and the picturesque Port de Soller, an ancient city Valldemossa, a mountain village Deia (Deia), Alfabia gardens (Jardins de Alfabia), the castle Castell d Alaro, Luxky monastery (Santuari de Santa Maria de Lluc), the famous Dragon caves of Porto Cristo (Coves del Drac), the castle of Capdepera (Castell de Capdepera), the picturesque harbour of Port d'Andratx, zoo Natura Parc, etc.
For lovers of hiking (hiking), you can go along the Archduke's Way (Camí de l'Arxiduc), which is a hiking route (trail) connecting Valdemossa with the cliffs of Deja and the peaks of the Tramuntana mountain range.
The path was opened at the end of the 19th century by order of Archduke Ludwig Salvator and now represents one of the most classic mountain routes on the island.
In addition to the Archduke's Way, the Serra de Tramuntan Mountains are well developed with numerous hiking trails that are ideal for hiking and cycling.
How to get around the island from Palma
You can move around the island by car, which is convenient, since you can go around several places on the island in a day. You can rent a car at the airport or in the center of Palma. You can pick up and order a car here →
You can also travel by bus. Bus service on the island is well developed, and you can get to many points of Majorca.
The Bus Terminal in Palma is located near the old town and is located underground, on the Plaza de Espanya. You can go down the escalators from the main entrance or the elevators located behind the bus station in the Parque Infantil park.
We recommend specifying bus routes on the official website of the carrier: tib.org .
In addition to buses, you can get to Soller from Palma by historic train, and from Soller to Port Soller by historic tram.
The railway station in Palma "Ferrocarril de Soller" is located near the bus station, at the address: Carrer d'Eusebi Estada, 1.
Website of the historical train and tram: trendesoller. Learn more about how to get to Soller and Port de Soller...
Excursions to and from Palma on the island
If you don't want to move around and explore the island on your own, or you don't have time for it, then you can always go on one of the excursions, both by land and by water.
How to get to Palma
Most tourists arrive on the island by plane, although you can also get by sea from Barcelona, Valencia, Denia and the neighboring Balearic Islands.
Palma de Mallorca International Airport (Aeroport de Palma) is located 9-10 kilometers east of the historic center of Palma de Mallorca, at 07611 Palma de Mallorca. Flights to Majorca →
You can get from the airport to the center of Palma (also to the hotel):
By taxi. You can order a taxi / transfer in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, a driver will be waiting for you at the airport with a sign where your first and last name will be written. To order a taxi, it is enough to provide your flight data!
Where to stay in Palma
There are various accommodation options within the city of Palma de Mallorca, ranging from good 5-star hotels with swimming pools and panoramic terraces overlooking the city and the sea, to holiday homes, apartments (separate apartments with all amenities), guest houses and hostels.
Most tourists visiting Palma, for the convenience of sightseeing and trips around the island, prefer to stay in the historical center of the city (in the old town).
One of the best accommodation facilities in the old town of Palma
The 5-star Sant Jaume Hotel features a restaurant, free Wi-Fi, a free spa area with an indoor pool and sauna, as well as an outdoor mini pool on the roof terrace.
The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a minibar, a safe, a coffee/tea maker, a private bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer with a diffuser and a hair straightener.
Breakfast may be included in the room rate. Link to the hotel
The 5-star boutique Hotel Can Alomar offers free Wi-Fi, a restaurant, a relaxation area located on a sun terrace with a mini pool with a hot tub.
The rooms are equipped with satellite TV, king-size beds, seating area, mini-bar, safe, coffee/tea maker. The bathrooms have a bath or shower, hairdryer with diffuser, hair straightener, free toiletries, bathrobe and slippers.
Breakfast may be included in the room rate. Link to the boutique hotel
5-star boutique Hotel Can Cera - Adults Only, located in an 18th-century palace.
The hotel has a free spa center with a sauna and a hot tub, a terrace with panoramic views, a courtyard, a cafe, a bar and a restaurant.
The rooms are equipped with antique furniture, mini-bar, coffee maker/kettle, safe, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, bidet, bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer with diffuser and hair straightener. Some rooms have a balcony or terrace.
Breakfast may be included in the room rate. Link to the boutique hotel
The 5-star Calatrava Hotel features a restaurant, private parking, free Wi-Fi, and a free spa area with a Finnish sauna and hot tub.
The rooms are equipped with a minibar, a safe, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with Smart TV technology, a bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, free toiletries, a hairdryer with a diffuser and a hair iron.
Breakfast is served on the hotel's terrace overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Link to the hotel
The 5-star Palacio Ca Sa Galesa Hotel features a rooftop terrace with buffet buffet and views of the Palm Cathedral, bicycle rental, restaurant, bar, spa and wellness center, free Wi-Fi, parking and family rooms.
The individually decorated rooms are decorated with works of art by Miro, Caldera or Bennasar. Each room has air conditioning, satellite TV, laptop safe, hot tub, DVD player, bathrobes and slippers. Link to the hotel
It should be noted that in the historical center of Palma, buildings, including hotels, are mostly small, which means that most hotels have small panoramic terraces and swimming pools.
Larger hotels and hotel complexes with outdoor swimming pools and wide terraces can be found in the south-western direction of the city from the historical center.
Hotels in this part of the city are located opposite the port of Palma, on a hill, which gives guests panoramic views of the port, as well as enjoying a quieter holiday than those guests of Palma who decided to stay directly in the historical center of the city.
From the accommodation facilities
The 5-star Victoria Gran Melia Hotel offers family rooms, free Wi-Fi, parking, a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, a restaurant and a cocktail bar with a terrace overlooking the port and the cathedral.
The rooms are equipped with a CD player and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning with heating, bathrobes and slippers.
Many of the hotel's rooms offer views of the Bay of Palma.
The room rate can include: breakfast or breakfast + dinner. Link to the hotel
4-star Melia Palma Marina Hotel with a spa, fitness center, seasonal outdoor pool, sun terrace overlooking the sea and the Bay of Palma.
The room rate can include: breakfast or breakfast + dinner. Link to the hotel
The rooms are equipped with a safe and are equipped with non-polluting toiletries. Link to the hotel
All accommodation facilities in the city of Palma de Mallorca, including in the historical center, near the port and beaches, as well as more remotely from those, can be viewed and booked here
Currency and visas
Spain is part of the Schengen area. To visit the country, you may need travel insurance.
Spain is part of the euro zone, because the country's currency is Euro (€). Both cash and bank cards are accepted for payment in many shops, cafes and restaurants.