Compare holidays to Palma de Mallorca and look forward to touching down in the Balearic Islands off the east coast of Spain. The capital of Mallorca pleasingly combines its natural beauty with local development, and you can discover how seamless this is with our holidays to Palma de Mallorca from Stansted.
Located in the western Mediterranean, our holidays to Palma de Mallorca will whisk you to the largest city and capital of the Balearic Islands. There are a number of great attractions to keep you busy, including a wonderful old quarter, and you can also spend plenty of time relaxing and soaking up Mallorca’s ambience and sunshine.
The historic centre is a superb spot for a wander, throwing up a myriad of quaint cobbled lanes and the magnificent Catedral de Mallorca. There is a museum housed in the cathedral’s chapter room, while the nearby Museo de Arte Español Contemporáneo is an ode to contemporary art and boasts pieces by esteemed Spanish artists such as Picasso, Gris and Dalí.
The Castell de Bellver is one of Mallorca’s most renowned sights, perched high atop a hill and offering stunning views back down over the bay. You should be able to pick out the Paseo Maritimo from up here, the area along the port where yachts and boats are chartered and where you’ll also find a great selection of bars, pubs and clubs.
Most travelers to Palma de Mallorca will be looking to find a suitable beach to kick back on, and there’s certainly plenty of choice depending on what style you're after. Just a couple of miles west of town lies Cala Major, offering crystal waters, a child-friendly atmosphere and plenty of restaurants and bars. Ciudad Jardín has a lovely white sand beach in a nice neighbourhood that is surrounded by the La Torre d’en Pau Park.
Perhaps you're after some family fun in which case the Aqualand waterpark should fit the bill. Similarly, the Easter celebrations are lively and the same can certainly be said of June’s Nic de Foc, which literally translates to ‘Night of Fire’.