Palma de Mallorca

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Palma de Mallorca showing 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
The price is $126 per night from Aug 29 to Aug 30
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 our reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (999 reviews)
"Overral amazing Experience! We will definitely be returning with our daughter next time. This time was just us as a couple. Also the management team left out champagne because it was my partners birthday which was amazing too! All staff are brilliant especially around the bar area!!"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 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 $148 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
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 Aug 8, 2022

HM Palma Blanc Hotel
BQ Aguamarina Boutique Hotel
BQ Aguamarina Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Carrer de Sant Antoni de la Platja, 41, Can Pastilla, Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, 7610
The price is $168 per night from Sep 1 to Sep 2
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale, and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (397 reviews)
"I had never heard of BQ hotels. I booked this because I needed a kid friendly property with a pool and easy beach access. I was very pleasantly surprised. This property offered all of that and a very welcoming, friendly and helpful staff. The rooms were decent sized and clean. The AC worked well ..."

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2022

BQ Aguamarina Boutique Hotel
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.
 Apartahotel Fil Suites
Apartahotel Fil Suites
4 out of 5
Carrer de la Ferreria 14, Palma de Mallorca, Illes Balears, 07002
The price is $147 per night from Aug 22 to Aug 23
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, free bicycles on site, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the helpful ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (291 reviews)
Excellent
"Lovely modern apart/hotel. The rooms are very spacious and I had booked the smaller out of the 2 and was considering upgrading but there was no need! Ideal for my family of 3 with a 3 month old. It had everything we needed. Restaurants are a walk away. Can Antoni beach near by although not the best ..."

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2022

Apartahotel Fil Suites
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 $149 per night from Aug 31 to Sep 1
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 Jul 12, 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 Oct 30, 2021

Apartamentos Ben-Hur
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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