Due to its location, Palma de Mallorca counts with exceptional weather, with the average annual temperature of 18ºC. Thanks to its excellent air and maritime communications it is a close destination from the main European capitals. In addition to this, there is a wide range of high quality hotels near the city centre. All these elements make the city an excellent choice for urban tourism throughout the year.
The capital city of the Balearic Islands is well known and appreciated as a tourism reference for sun and beach holidays, but it is also an ideal destination for city breaks. Palma is an vivid, amusing and cosmopolitan city; an attractive destiny 365 days a year and not only during high season. The city offers a rich cultural wealth, gastronomic culture, sports and leisure time activities, which can be experienced at any time of the year.
Palma de Mallorca’s magnificent beaches have made the island in one of the most well known destinations in the world. The city stretches out throughout both sides of the bay in five beaches and eight swimming areas, long sandy areas with crystal-clear water where you can enjoy the sun or the sound of the waves. Platja de Palma, Cala Major, Can Pere Antoni, Ciutat Jardí, Can Pastilla or Cala Estancia are some of the beaches where you can guarantee unforgettable and comfortable holidays. In addition to this, significant events are held in the Majorcan city such as Princess Sofía regatta and the sailing championship “Copa del rey de vela”, a luxury no other city holds.
Palma is an excellent place to stay. From there, you can go on excursions and explore all the corners of the island. All the impressive places in Mallorca are no more than an hour away from the capital, which makes the journey more comfortable and practical. You can plan visits to Serra de Tramuntana (with numerous hiking routes surrounded by nature); the Northern area of the island, with beaches and beautiful landscapes; Coves and wonderful natural areas from the East; Large sandy beaches in the South and the rural and gastronomic world from the inner area.