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The majority of tourists heading to Mallorca Island are simply looking to soak up the sun; however a visit to Palma de Mallorca is essential for lovers of culture, history, and architecture. Boasting its own impressive white sandy beaches, the city is full of lively attractions and fascinating walks, and has recently developed a more upmarket reputation thanks to its world-class restaurants and the designer boutiques popping up around the area.

Things to see

Cala Mayor Beach is close to Palma de Mallorca, with many major resorts based around this busy stretch of beach. It often attracts families, with kids splashing in the clear seas and adults stretching out on sun loungers. In the city you’ll find the dramatic Mallorca Cathedral which is designed in a classic Catalan Gothic style with high-ceilings, giant stained glass windows, and intricate stone carvings that give the building an ethereal feel. In front of the cathedral is Parc de La Mar, a pleasant outdoor space with a large fountain, palm trees, and shady spots where you can sit and relax. The Plaza Mayor de Palma is also full of interesting historic buildings, set around a stylish town square. Here you can sit outside one of the pavement cafés or restaurants and watch the colorful street performances, or just enjoy people watching in this lively and buzzing area. Bellver Castle is just a few miles north of Palma de Mallorca, and is a classic example of the Gothic architecture of the island, with bold turrets and an imposing structure.

Hotels in Palma de Mallorca

The city boasts some of the most exclusive resorts on the island, so you can easily find luxury hotels in Palma de Mallorca. You’ll find hotel guestrooms with plenty of extra amenities such as air-conditioning, balconies, sea views, minibars, complimentary WiFi, designer toiletries, welcome gifts, and premium bedding. Most hotels also have plenty of facilities to ensure a comfortable stay such as restaurants, bars, outdoor pools, poolside bars, and Turkish baths. Some places also have full service spas available, with face and body treatments, massages, and other pampering delights.

Where to stay

Palma de Mallorca is the capital of Mallorca Island and boasts many of the lively clubs, cultural events, and historical attractions that tourists visit the island to see. Down the narrow cobbled streets of Old Town you’ll find both quirky and stylish boutiques, with designer stores sitting alongside colorful market stalls selling locally made goods. In the newer part of town you’ll find high-rise hotels catering to families and the party crowd, and at night there’s a lively clubbing scene that lights up the streets with neon. Most people come here for the beaches, and although the popular ones can get busy during peak season, there are plenty of white sandy beaches just a few miles away from the main tourist hubs.

How to get to Palma de Mallorca

Just east of the city you’ll find Palma de Mallorca Airport which has regular flights arriving from across Europe. Many visitors simply pick up a rental car or book private transfers, and if you’re staying in the city it’s only a short drive to the major resorts. There’s also a regular shuttle bus service to the Intermodal Station at the heart of the city, and from here you can use the fast, reliable metro service to get around. Palma de Mallorca Son Fuster Station and Gran Via Asima Station are both close to popular tourist areas, and since there are only 2 simple metro lines it’s easy to navigate the system.

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