Palma de Mallorca

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Palma de Mallorca featuring a beach as well as a large group of people
Scenic beaches, historic castles, museums and an aquarium make up this picturesque city on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca.

Palma de Mallorca is the picturesque capital of the Balearic Islands. Many travelers are attracted to the area’s sandy beaches and historic center filled with ancient churches, castles and museums. Visit the national park, the aquarium and other significant landmarks.

Sunbathe on Cala Mondrago Beach and take a refreshing dip in the sea. Enjoy picturesque views and tranquil settings on the coast. Just east of this area are many resorts around the Palma Beach district.

Visit the 13th-century Basilica of St. Francis in the city center and admire its baroque façade and elegant windows. Explore arcades, tombs and columns in the building’s interior. From the Palma Cathedral, a giant gothic structure, enjoy views of the sea and the Parc de la Mar (Park of the Sea). The collections and exhibits atEs Baluard Modern Art Museuminclude more than 500 works of art from contemporary artists.Take the kids to see colorful fish at the Palma Aquarium, where you can dive with sharks and learn about marine life.

Discover the 14th-century gothic Bellver Castle west of the city. It is remarkable due to its circular shape, rare among European castles.

See Lluc Monastery in the island’s northwest area. Take a walking tour to appreciate the remarkable architecture and listen to its famous boys’ choir. While in this part of the island visit the charming Port de Soller Lighthouse.

Make a trip to Cabrera National Park, a group of islands south of Mallorca. Join a guided boat tour of the preserved area to see exotic animals, such as the sargantana lizard.

Reach Palma de Mallorca by flying to the island from most major European cities. Get a bus or taxi or drive a rental car from the airport to the city center, a journey of about 5 miles (8 kilometers). You can also get to the city by ferry from Spanish cities including Barcelona.

Palma de Mallorca is an ideal spot for a vacation, whether you want to relax by the beach, discover rare and exotic wildlife or learn about art and history.

Where to stay in Palma de Mallorca

Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments
Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments
3 out of 5
Carrer de la Carabela, 7, Palma de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, 7610
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$211 per night from 11 Sep. to 12 Sep.
Stay at this 3-star spa hotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a sauna. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,002 reviews)
"Solid location - great beach scene, good restaurant options, need a cab ride or car to quickly get to Palma. Close to the airport. Property was clean, seemed recently updated / well maintained. Staff friendly. Great value. Parking was reasonable but we had an electric car and their advertised car ..."

Reviewed on 10 Aug. 2022

Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments
HM Palma Blanc Hotel
HM Palma Blanc Hotel
4 out of 5
Carrer de Ramon y Cajal 12, Palma de Mallorca, 07011
The price is AU$239 per night from 4 Sep. to 5 Sep.
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 bars/lounges and a full-service spa. Popular attractions Port of Palma de Mallorca and ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (34 reviews)
"Excellent new hotel. Very clean, good location with a short walk to the old town, super friendly staff."

Reviewed on 8 Aug. 2022

HM Palma Blanc Hotel
INNSiDE by Melia Palma Bosque
INNSiDE by Melia Palma Bosque
4 out of 5
Camilo Jose Cela 5, Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, 07014
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$241 per night from 11 Sep. to 12 Sep.
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly hotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a children's pool. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (494 reviews)
"Beautiful and fun hotel. The swimming pool is amazing. If you are looking to stay in this proper one should definitely upgrade and get a room with a balcony."

Reviewed on 29 Jul. 2022

INNSiDE by Melia Palma Bosque
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Aparthotel Fontanellas Playa
Aparthotel Fontanellas Playa
4 out of 5
Calle Caravel la, S/N, Palma de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, 7610
The price is AU$227 per night from 31 Aug. to 1 Sep.
Stay at this 4-star beach aparthotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the comfy rooms and the ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (883 reviews)
"Everything was good but some ants."

Reviewed on 12 Jul. 2022

Aparthotel Fontanellas Playa
Apartamentos Ben-Hur
Apartamentos Ben-Hur
2 out of 5
Calle Mar Menor 24, Las Maravillas, Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca Island, 7610
Stay at this family-friendly aparthotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (37 reviews)
Had a great time.
"The apartment was really good and the staff very friendly and helpful. We loved the location too, next to the beach and near to the city."

Reviewed on 30 Oct. 2021

Apartamentos Ben-Hur
Palma Suites Aparthotel
Palma Suites Aparthotel
4 out of 5
Plaça Mercadal, 8, Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, 07002
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the WiFi in their ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (379 reviews)
Perfect place to stay in Palma
"Fantastic hotel right in the middle of Palma, really convenient, great rooms and fabulous staff - Javier couldn’t have been more helpful."

Reviewed on 11 Jul. 2022

Palma Suites Aparthotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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