Palma beach

A perfect beach for family holidays

Palma beach, located in the same-name bay and stretching for 6 km on the southern coast, was recognized to be one of the best places in the islands with the conditions suitable for recreation of tourists of any age and social status. The vast resort area 8 km away from Palma de Mallorca, with more than 500 hotels located on its territory, accepts several millions of tourists from different countries of the world, attracted by soft Mediterran climate, high quality service, and the versatility of leaisure organization options.

Beach description

The municipal beach of Palma, awarded the "Blue Flag", is located against the background of luxury resort complexes, snow white private villas, and luxuriant Mediterranean vegetation. It stretches from El Arenal to Can Pastilla. Entrance to the beach is free.

  • Palma is covered with fine white and golden sand.
  • The even slightly sloping sea entry without depressions, pits, stones, or sharp sells is especially attractive for families with small kids.
  • There are equipped children's water slides, game complexes and playgrounds with clockwork toys, and there is a cafe with children's table.
  • Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy a short walk by shallow water, after which they can swim or dive, feasting eyes upon the picturesque underwater world.
  • Palma is a popular beach of the island visited by young people, families with children, and elderly tourists.
  • is equipped with playgrounds for beach football, tennis, volleyball, mini golf, and basketball. A bicycle track is located behind the beach.
  • Life-saving service provides safety of the guests.
  • Safe access for people with special needs is provided.

When is it better to go

The beach season on the coast of Spain falls on the period from May to October. The water and air temperature reaches the most comfortable levels, thereby guaranteeing tourists a perfect vacation. 

Video: Beach Palma



Beside the beach, there are numerous hotels and apartments of various level where tourists are provided high quality service. The best resort complexes located at the first line include:

  • HSM Golden Playa 4*, distinguished with excellent infrastructure, numerous kinds of entertainment, and high class service. Guests are offered the services of a parking lot, a gym, a sauna, a solarium, a jacuzzi, open and closed swimming pools. Suites are equipped with air conditioners, bathrooms, telephones, TV sets. There are suites with balconies overlooking the sea.
  • THB El Cid Class 4* offers its guests a gym, tennis court, a solarium, a sauna, and swimming pools. Guests can use the services of a hairdressing saloon, laundry, and dry cleaning. There is a bicycle rental. Comfortable rooms are equipped with the necessary household appliances.
  • the hotel Pure Salt Garonda 5* offers luxury rooms overlooking the sea, equipped with TV sets with satellite channels, air conditioners, computers with free Wi-Fi, mini bars, and hair dryers. Guests can use the services of two restaurants, a fitness center, a closed swimming pool, a SPA center, a hammam, and a sauna. Tour agency is open.


  • On the beach and close to it, there are numerous diners, bars, cafes, restaurants, where you can offer dishes of Spanish and international cuisine. Guests are offered the services of restaurants and bars on th territory of first line hotels.
  • Beach equipment rentals are open, offering sling chairs, umbrellas, deck chairs for a cost not exceeding €5. Shower cabins and water closets are provided.
  • Diving, snorkeling, windsurfing equipment is available. Parasailing, water ski and scooters are extremely popular.
  • There are many parking lots behind the beach.
  • In the neighborhood of Playa de Palma, there is a tremendous amount of boutiques, souvenir stores, clubs. There are supermarkets, trade and leisure centers with SPA salons, an aquarium, an aquapark, and a zoo.

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Useful information

  • Due to breakerwaters, the height of waves on Palma Beach  is much lower than on the other beches of this coast.
  • During the entire resort season, it is sunny but not hot, humidity os low, which is especially importnat for the recreation of small children.
  • The serious demerit is considered to be the beach high crowding from July to September, but on the most part of territory, you have a possibility to choose a place away from active neighbors.

The beach participates in ratings:

5 place in rating Mallorca 1 place in rating Palma de Mallorca 1 place in rating Magaluf 38 place in rating TOP-50: Best sandy beaches in Europe 7 place in rating The best sandy beaches in Mallorca 17 place in rating The best white sand beaches in Spain 1 place in rating Mallorca beaches with white sand 30 place in rating The best white sand beaches in Europe
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