Come to the playa de palma and discover the plans you can not miss in any way on your trip to Mallorca
Playa de Palma, or Platja de Palma, as the Mallorquins call it, is one of the most extensive and popular beaches of Mallorca and the Balearic Islands. Therefore it is not surprising that it is not only extremely popular among tourists, but also it includes one of the biggest variety of cultural and leisure offer, restaurants and all kinds of services. Why? For its great beauty and its incredible length, about 6 km that includes the areas of Can Pastilla, S'Arenal, Coll d'en Rabassa, Can Pere Antoni, El Molinar and Les Meravelles. Today, from Hoteles Saint Michel, we bring you 6 plans that you can or should do in Playa de Palma to live an unforgettable vacation.
It is the water park of Mallorca par excellence, and one of the essential plans that you must do in Playa de Palma, especially if you travel with children. Located inS'Arenal, Aqualand offers a day of pure fun for the whole family. The park usually opens from May until August, with a schedule between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm or 6:00 pm. The park has four areas: Adrenaline Fun, with iconic attractions such as the Tsunami, the Kidzworld, the Family Fun area, and finally, the Chill-out & Play, which has the Congo River and a large Jacuzzi. There is also a gift shop, restaurants, photo lab and hammock service to relax in the sun.
Visiting Palma Aquarium, the aquarium of Mallorca, is an ideal plan for the whole family, but if you travel to Mallorca as a couple, alone or with friends, it is also a "must see" of Playa de Palma. Delve into nature and discover Mediterranean flora and fauna, tropical jungles that reproduce the Amazon or incredible species such as piranhas and sharks. Palma Aquarium offers a unique experience in which to learn and interact with the sea creatures. In fact, there are activities and exclusive experiences that you cannot miss, such as diving with sharks in the Big Blue, one of the deepest tanks in Europe.
3.FAN Mallorca Shopping
There are no holidays in Playa de Palma without spending a day at the FAN Mallorca Shopping. There you can enjoy an afternoon, a day or even several days, with a shopping marathon in stores like Primark, Mango and Flying Tiger, or going into a movie in the Artesiete Fan cinemas. There is also a wide range of restaurants and cafés such as Starbucks, the leisure and adventure center Dock39, Carrefour, and several health and beauty, fashion and home stores.
4.Cathedral of Palma
About 2 minutes away, in front of the beginning of Playa de Palma, there is the beautiful Cathedral of Palma, better known as La Seu. It is one of the most famous religious buildings in Spain and Europe as it is a temple of Levantine Gothic style built in front of the Palma Bay and has the largest rosette in the Gothic world. Twice a year, there is a phenomenon called "The Feast of Light", which shows how the light enters through the colourful glass of the largest rosette and creates an impressive drawing of light right under it.
5.Platja de Palma
With its fine sand and crystal clear waters, Playa de Palma always invites you to take a dip with views of the entire bay or, depending on where you are, the cathedral. One plan is to enjoy sunbathing, bathing, playing volleyball, and then go for a drink or a picnic in a beautiful terrace of Portixol.
Snorkelling, paddle surfing, kayaking, canoeing, boat trips ... all you can dream of! Take a walk around Playa de Palma and you will see all the options of aquatic activities that are at your disposal, there are countless of them. Still, among the most recommended is to practice diving and discover the seabed, and take a boat trip.
Staying at Playa de Palma
If you come on holiday to Playa de Palma, in Mallorca, at HSM hotels we have several hotels that will make your stay on the island enjoyable. In Playa de Palma, we have HSM Golden Playa hotel, a four-star hotel on the beachfront, or HSM Venus Playa hotel, a super cosy hotel in a quiet residential area only steps away from the best leisure offer.
In the area of El Arenal, we have HSM Reina del Mar hotel, just a few steps from El Arenal Beach, with an outdoor pool and a wide range of activities. We also have HSM Son Verí hotel, a modern hotel, very close to the beach and the Aqualand, and ideal if you are traveling as a couple or with friends. We are waiting for you!