Located on the sprawling south coast of Majorca, you’d be forgiven for thinking that this resort offers little more than sand, sea and sunshine. While it doesn’t possess the neon lights and hustle and bustle of its lively neighbouring city of Palma, there is still a lot of fun to be had on holidays to Playa de Palma. Whether you’re looking to enjoy its pristine beaches, a fantastic range of beachside activities, a spirited nightlife - or to use it as a base to explore some of the delights found nestled in the Balearic Islands, you’ll find a great many things to do on your holidays in Playa de Palma.
Playa de Palma holidays are the ideal choice for families, with plenty of child-friendly attractions to discover. Aqualand in El Arenal is one of Spain’s biggest water parks, boasting thrilling rides and plenty of water slides, while Palma’s aquarium offers an opportunity to explore the myriad of marine life that can be found in the depths of the surrounding waters.
If you’d rather take full advantage of its stunning white sands, you’ll find plenty to do on the beach. Sun-worshippers will enjoy lazing on a sunbed with a cocktail in hand, while little ones can splash about in its shallow waters. If you’d rather up the ante, try your hand at one of the many activities to be enjoyed on your trip to Playa de Palma. Whether you’re a keen wind-surfer or enjoy a spot of volleyball, you’ll find something to keep the adrenaline flowing.
When the sun does eventually set, you’ll find some great nightlife on offer. In keeping with its family ethos and laid-back vibe, you’ll discover plenty of bars and restaurants serving up mouth-wateringly fresh food, cooling drinks and an eclectic range of music - the perfect way to unwind on your holidays in Playa de Palma.
For those couples keen for a bit of partying but also in need of down time and relaxation Playa de Palma could be you perfect choice.
In close proximity to the lively resorts of Palma and Magaluf, you can make the most of the party scene in the evenings knowing you can retreat back to the peace and tranquillity of Playa de Palma.
A great day on holiday can be spent on a day trip to Mallorca’s’ capital Palma. This historical and cultured city has much to offer a couple on a romantic break, from sightseeing to shopping.
The city is also known for great gastronomy and is a must visit for all foodies.
Playa de Palma has many of its owns bars and restaurants, catering for all sorts of tastes and many of the hotels offer up their own evening entertainment.
However, if you’re after a real wild night out head into Magaluf where there is an abundance of raucous clubs and bars. Alternatively, head into the nearby capital, Palma, for a more refined evening, upmarket restaurants and sophisticated bars.
The beautiful and spacious THB El Cid Hotel is in a great location. Super close to the beach the hotel also boasts great sporting and spa facilities. Otherwise, consider the HSM Alejandria Hotel.
Lounge on the sun terrace by the pool enjoying the poolside bar service or saunter the 400 meters across to the beach.
Playa de Palma is a great choice for your next family beach holiday. Lively and vibrant, the resort has long been a popular destination with young families after a blend of adventure and retreat.
The resort is conveniently just a short transfer from the airport on the south east coast of Majorca.
Aqualand el Arenal, the largest water park in Majorca, is not for from Playa de Palma and is a great attraction for the whole family. Another favourite for kids and grown-ups alike is the Palm Aquarium.
If you fancy a change from the quiet pace of life in Playa de Palma however, consider a day trip to the buzzing capital Palma or the electric Magaluf.
The beach stretches for 6 km along the coast and is great for a spot of sunbathing or adrenaline fuelled water sports.
A small train runs along the full length of the coast, so should you fancy a change of scenery just hop aboard and explore a new patch of sand.
A short distance from the gorgeous El Arenal beach is the Hi Hotel Lancaster. Complete with outdoor pool and separate kids area this hotel is a family friendly favourite.
Alternatively, the THB Maria Isabel, nestled amidst a lovely green garden, is another great base for a family holiday and is in close proximity to both the town centre and beach.
Playa de Palma is 6 km of white sand stretching from C’an Pastilla to El Arenaland and is great for all kinds of seaside activity, from watersports to sunbathing.
Whatever your tastes are in regards to beach activity you’ll be more than satisfied with what’s on offer here.
A top attraction for youngsters and those simply young at heart alike is Aqualand el Arenal. The islands biggest water park can be found on the outskirts of the resort of Playa de Palma.
Set amidst luscious green scenery, the park boasts a wave pool and numerous white-knuckle water slides.
Beautiful and stylish and nestled in glorious seafront settings, MG Café is a favourite restaurant for those on holiday to Playa de Palma.
Enjoy good quality affordable Mediterranean cuisine in a splendid setting or sit back on the beachfront sofas to watch the sunset.