Playa de Palma is a large and well known resort in the Bay of Palma, close to the main airport. It is the closest beach resort to the capital city Palma de Mallorca making it a great spot for enjoying beach life and exploring the city of Palma. Playa de Palma is built along along a beach, which has given the resort its name, that streches from Can Pastilla to El Arenal (also called s'Arenal).
Playa de Palma has a lots of restaurants, shops and a lively nightlife. There are plenty of sports and activities available on the beach, but Palma de Mallorca is also close with its numerous cultural attractions and the Aqualand water fun park of El Arenal isn't very far either.
Special holiday offers Playa de Palma
General Information on Playa de Palma
The western part of Playa de Palma that is near to Palma de Mallorca is called Can Pastilla. There is a small harbor in Can Pastilla which is surrounded by a small town with local apartments and narrow and busy streets. On the street level of these apartments there are cafes, small restaurants and interesting local boutiques. Right next to the harbor along the beach boulevard there are good seafood restaurants serving traditional Paellas and dishes made out of fresh fish.
Getting Around in Resort
- on foot
- mini train
- pedal car
- public bus
The beach boulevard has a great view to the Bay of Palma and especially at sunset the atmosphere is really nice for an evening walk along the boulevard. Bicycle is another great way to get around the resort cause there is an excellent cycling path that goes along the beach from S'El Arenal all the way to the Palma. If you don't feel like walking or cycling, you can always take a mini train ride which operates between El Arenal and Can Pastilla. There are also pedal cars that you can hire for you children.
Tourist Information in Playa de Palma
Municipal Tourist Information
Municipal T.I.O Playa de Palma - Mallorca
Plaça de les Meravelles s/n
07610 - Playa de Palma
Tel: +34 971 264 532
Fax: +34 971 264 532
General emergency tel: 112
Ambulance tel: 061
Fire department tel: 085
Spanish police general tel: 091
Healthcare and Doctors in Playa de Palma
Many hotels have a doctor visit the hotel premises several times a week, but you can also go to the medical centers directly.
El El Arenal Medical Centre
C/ Terral 37
07600 S'El Arenal
tel: (+34) 971 44 21 71
tel: (+34) 971 44 11 66