Romantic Playa de Palma awaits: its beaches, food, sports, and more!

Discover the family-friendly city of Playa de Palma—amazing beaches, gourmet restaurants, and top sights from El Arenal Beach to Palma Aquarium.

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Where to stay in Playa de Palma

Can Pastilla
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Can Pastilla

Beaches, Dining, Shopping

4/5 (56 Ratings)

Hop off your plane and reach the beach in minutes in this smaller Majorca town not far from busier Palma.

Top Hotels in Playa de Palma

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments
3 out of 5
Carrer de la Carabela, 7, Playa de Palma, Mallorca
$65
per night
Oct 16 - Oct 17
4.2/5Very Good! (1,221 reviews)

Located in Can Pastilla, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Playa de Palma and Palma Aquarium. El Arenal Beach is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.

4.2/5Very Good! (1,221 reviews)

"location to beach/town/airport room (pool view) was very good (air conditioning/outlook/decor) food choice was excellent"…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments
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Iberostar Selection Llaut Palma
5 out of 5
Avenida America 2, Playa de Palma, Palma de Mallorca
$120
per night
Oct 20 - Oct 21
4.5/5Wonderful! (337 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa de Palma and El Arenal Beach. Palma Aquarium is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away.

4.5/5Wonderful! (337 reviews)

"The hotel is new and modern. The room was spacious and with excellent facilities. The food was varied and excellent with a wide selection for vegetarians and meat /fish eaters.Excellent staff with a very attentive and professional guest manager and staff."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2019

Iberostar Selection Llaut Palma
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Hotel Caballero
4 out of 5
Carrer de Neopatria, 3, Playa de Palma, Mallorca
$74
per night
Oct 1 - Oct 2
4.1/5Very Good! (922 reviews)

This family-friendly Playa de Palma hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa de Palma and Palma Aquarium. El Arenal Beach is 1.9 mi (3.1 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (922 reviews)

"Nice, clean. Uncomfy bed (2 singles pushed together)"…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

Hotel Caballero

Popular things to do in Playa de Palma

Palma Aquarium
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Palma Aquarium

4.5/5 (14 Ratings)

Walk through a tunnel surrounded by sharks and see over 8,000 species of marine life at one of the best aquariums in the Mediterranean region. 

Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma
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Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma

4.5/5 (177 Ratings)

One of Mallorca’s most famous landmarks, Mallorca Cathedral showcases beautiful Gothic architecture and pieces by some of Spain’s greatest artists. 

Bellver Castle
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Bellver Castle

4.5/5 (75 Ratings)

This fantastically preserved 14th-century castle offers stunning views across the city and a glimpse into Mallorca’s rich history. 

Top activities in Playa de Palma

Guided Palma Open-Air Bus & Walking Tour
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Guided Palma Open-Air Bus & Walking Tour

$22

Acquaint yourself with centuries-old architecture, charming cobblestone squares, and world-class shopping possibilities on this excursion to Mallorca's storied capital. After a tour that introduces you to the Gothic Bellver Castle and the Old City, take time to browse shops and explore on your own.

Purobeach Palma Sunbed Pool Area
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Purobeach Palma Sunbed Pool Area

$44

Come and join us for the day! Sunbeds reservations include towels and a welcome tray with fresh fruit, mineral water, and smoothie shot. Prices are per person. Reservations are held until 12 p.m. (noon).

Sala VIP Lounge at Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI)
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Sala VIP Lounge at Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI)

$37

Kick up your travel-weary feet with a first-class relaxation experience in a Sala VIP lounge. This peaceful oasis offers a convenient escape from the airport bustle, complete with amenities such as Wi-Fi, TV, snacks, and refreshing drinks.

Scooter Rental in Center of Palma de Mallorca
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Scooter Rental in Center of Palma de Mallorca

$35

Explore Mallorca's most famous sites from the back of your scooter. Plan your own route and move easily from one place to another on 2 wheels. Find plenty of opportunities for the perfect photo, stop whenever you want, and enjoy the pleasant Mediterranean climate.

Palma Aquarium
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Palma Aquarium

$53

Dive into an undersea adventure at Palma Aquarium. With more than 8,000 animals from 700 different species, a large play area for kids, a huge jungle roof garden, and a wide range of activities, this aquarium offers plenty to explore and fun for the entire family.

Family Kayak & Fast Boat
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Family Kayak & Fast Boat

$56

During the tour, we will go in the spectacular bay of Cala Sant Vicenç, under impressive cliffs over 300 meters, we will have fun doing cliff jumping and snorkeling in clear water, where we could discover fish of different sizes and colors and, if sea conditions allow us, we will go with our kayak in the Long Cave, which we can only access from the sea.

Reviews of Playa de Palma

4.5

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
36
4 - Good
33
3 - Okay
9
2 - Disappointing
1
1 - Terrible
1

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Sep 8, 2019

Lots to do, close to Palma, beaches not so kid friendly.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Sep 3, 2019

High season tooo much people but nice

3/5 - Okay

Svetlana

Aug 13, 2019

Well, it’s ok, if you’d like to spend all your vacay on the beach, but in case u’d like to see more of the city it’s better to choose another location (closer to Palma).

1/5 - Terrible

Verified traveler

Jul 26, 2019

Take the whole package out of your deal.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jul 26, 2019

Many thanks to the kind staff Xisco and Fatima in the restaurant Eva in the bar Jarmila at réception help full

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jul 15, 2019

had our locked car broken into, money and items stolen, on walk back saw grafitti painted on wall my HP lap top stolen, not a safe place, unlucky, they need more police or security