Palma: Best Things to Do

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Mallorca is the largest island in all of Spain with Palma as its center

 The island's best attractions for tourists are the beautiful sceneries of the beaches

It's best to enjoy the beauty of the city by having a walking tour or you can rent a bicycle to stroll around

Muro Beach and Cap de Formentor are must-visit places in the island

And for the culinary, eating the authentic taste of Fideua accompanied with the Licor de Hierbas must be added to your traveling list



Complete your traveling by shopping at Plaza Mayor. Located in the Old Town of Palma, this shopping center is also one of the city's historical landmarks. This market is the center of the social and cultural hub in the city where you can find many locals and tourists there. Not only local crafts and products offered in the market, but you can also find many restaurants, cafes, galleries, and street artists. Get mingling with the locals here!

Plaza Mayor, Palma de Mallorca

This prominent public square known for its frequent outdoor craft market also has shops & cafes

Address : Plaça Major, s/n, 07003 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain


Try the traditional liqueur namely the Licor de Hierbas. It is a herbal liqueur made of anise and aromatic plants like camomile and mint. It has dry and sweet varieties. The sweet one contains less alcohol content than the dry one. It is usually drunk in a small glass after meals. And for the meals, you can try a fideua. It is a large portion of noodles mixed with seafood and seasoned with lemon.


Mallorca has a unique Catalan culture that is different from the common cultures in Spain. The Castilian Spanish people have their own dialect, customs, and dress that you can see in their traditional festivals. They mostly speak in Catalan and some in Spain.


Mallorca has a Mediterranean climate that has is comfortable for traveling. The most comfortable weather for outdoor activities is from July to September. In spring, you can have a wonderful time walking through the city with flowers bloomed everywhere.


Enjoy walking or cycling on the windy coastal road around Port Andratx. This beautiful harbor features the stunning coastal view of the island. You will have a beautiful view of the Tramuntana mountain range and the sceneries around the port.

Port Andratx

Place where you can walk around and enjoy cycling with the view of the Tramuntana mountain range and the sceneries

Address : Carrer Zorrilla, 07157 Port d'Andratx, Illes Balears, Spain


Palma de Mallorca is located on the south coast of Mallorca. This city is the largest and busiest city of tourism in Mallorca. Not only filled with many historical sites and buildings, but Palma is also lined by numerous galleries, restaurants, bars, and handmade goods stores. One of the famous places that you can find in Palma is the Almudaina Palace. This historical building is used by the Royal Family for various events.

The Almudaina Palace

Originally an Arabian fort, this grand palace is used by the Royal Family for various events

Address : Carrer del Palau Reial, s/n, 07001 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain


Choose the most suitable hotel to stay in Mallorca. You can measure your budget and find the most strategic location based on your trip itinerary. If you are looking for a lavish stay in the city, book a room in Palacio Ca Sa Galesa. This hotel offers the best deal of price and accommodation for your stay in Mallorca's center. The hotel provides an elegant room with whirlpool tubs, coffeemakers, speedy free Wi-Fi, and a flat-screen TV. They also have a restaurant, indoor pool, and sauna in the hotel to complete your stay. But, if you are looking for a budget stay in Mallorca, Son Fogueró can be one of your options. This hotel offers a reasonable price for a comfortable stay in Mallorca. Every room in the hotel features a TV and a private bathroom with a bathtub or shower to choose from. With the Mallorcan style of furniture, they provide an outdoor swimming pool in their garden.

Palacio Ca Sa Galesa

The most strategic hotel location and offer everything you need

Address : Carrer de Miramar, 8, 07001 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain

Son Fogueró

Stunning hotel in town & has a lot of atmosphere

Address : Carretera de Sineu a Maria de la Salut, km 3, 4, 07519 Maria de la Salut, Balearic Islands, Spain


Have a fine dining experience in Adrian Quetglas Restaurant. This two-Michelin-stars restaurant serves the best Mediterranean cuisines in town. But if you are looking for a street food restaurant, Naan Street Food is where you go. This small restaurant offers a variety kind of street foods and drinks such as classic burgers, traditional tapas, and sharing cocktails. Have a quick meal in the area and feel the local atmosphere.

Adrian Quetglas Restaurant

If you looking for the best Mediterranean cuisines, you can find here!

Address : Passeig de Mallorca, 20, 07012 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain

Naan Street Food

This restaurant offers a variety kind of street foods & traditional tapas

Address : 16, Carrer de Caro, 07013 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain


Start your day with a cup of coffee and traditional Mallorcan breakfast in Café Can Martí. This good vibe cafe serves a variety of Portuguese dishes. This friendly cafe only serves foods made of fresh ingredients in a traditional style. But, if you are a coffee addict, La Molienda is where you go. This cafe claims to serve the best quality coffee in Palma. With the nice decor and interior, this cafe is also known to serve fresh organic foods in town.

Cafè Can Martí

They offer great place & traditional Mallorcan breakfast

Address : Carrer de Can Sales, 7, 07012 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain

La Molienda

The best quality coffee in Palma

Address : Carrer del Bisbe Campins, 11, 07012 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain


Have a vibrant nightlife in La Lonja, Palma. This district has numerous clubs and bars to spend your sleepless nights. The first place to go is the Jazz Voyeur Club. Here you can have a live music performance of Jazz musicians and the great atmosphere of a Spanish night club. But if you want a pleasant drinking experience in the city, you can go to Abaco Cocktail. This bar is set in the city center. As one of the world-famous bars in Palma, they will serve you the delicious cocktails with the unique architecture of the old wooden doors and old era decor. Have a glass of Abaco cocktail with good ambiance and classical music played.

Jazz Voyeur Club

Fabulous place with great music & good cocktails

Address : Carrer dels Apuntadors, 5, 07012 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain

Abaco Cocktail

Spend the night at Abaco Cocktail to amazing experience

Address : Calle San Juan, 1, 07012 Palma, Balearic Islands, Spain


No trip is completed without visiting the Muro Beach or Playa de Muro Beach. It is one of the longest beaches in North Mallorca with six kilometers long coastline. With the golden sand and crystal blue water, you will have a relaxing holiday at the beach. The beach is filled with hotels, restaurants, bars, lounges, and parasols to fulfill your needs. But if you are looking for the cultural site of Mallorca, Palma Cathedral (Catedral-Basílica de Santa María de Mallorca) is where to go. This gothic style cathedral has a vast beautiful surrounding to offer. With 121 meters long, you will be blessed with the well organized with beautiful interiors of stained windows an amazing exterior of the gothic architecture.

Muro Beach

Popular for swimPopular for swimming & basking, this 6-km

-long sand beach offers restrooms, showers & lifeguards

ming & basking, this 6-km

-long sand beach offers restrooms, showers & lifeguards

Palma Cathedral

Ornate Gothic edifice overlooking the sea, with a vast rose window & wrought-iron canopy by Gaudí

Address : Plaça de la Seu, s/n, 07001 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain


Capture the natural views around the Serra de Tramuntana mountains range. Spread across Mallorca, this mountain range offers various unique beauty spots that area undoubtfully picturesque to capture. One of the beautiful spots that you can capture around the mountain range is the coastal area. Cap de Formentor is the first recommended place to visit. You can portray the best spot of the edge cliff of the coast from the lighthouse namely Lighthouse of Cap de Formentor. Another beautiful scenery you can visit in the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range is Sa Calobra beach. It is one of the most visited beaches in Mallorca. Located in the heart of the mountain range, it takes a 1-hour long journey to reach the area. The best spot to capture is from the restaurant on the top of the mountain where you can see the full views of the beautiful sea.

Lighthouse of Cap de Formentor

The best spot of the edge cliff of the coast from the lighthouse

Address : Diseminado Poligono 9, 231B, 07460, Illes Balears, Spain

Sa Calobra

Sa Calobra is a small village in the Escorca municipality on the northwest coast of the Spanish Balearic island of Majorca

Address : 07315 Escorca, Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain