The Best Christmas Plans in Palma
During December, the historic centre of Palma becomes an endearing Christmas postcard. The island is tinged with golden hues and comes to life with the scent of roasted chestnuts and a desire to celebrate Christmas in a special way. These are the best Christmas activities in Palma:
1. SLEEP IN AN OASIS URBANO AND WAKE UP FEELING RENEWED
Puro Hotel Palma offers you a wellness retreat in the city's heart, perfect to renew energy and disconnect on your Christmas holiday in Palma. It is situated in the heart of the Old Town in Palma, just a short walk from the best shopping avenues in Palma: Paseo del Borne and Jaime III, ideal for your Christmas shopping in Palma.
2. ATTEND THE CHRISTMAS PARADES
Mingle among the island's residents and enjoy the family atmosphere of the Christmas Parades in Palma, which take place just a few metres from our hotel. With your stay at Puro Hotel Oasis Urbano, you will have one of the best spots to see the Christmas Parade in Palma on the 5th January, celebrating the Three Kings' arrival on the island.
3. LISTEN TO THE FAMOUS "CANTO DE LA SIBIL·LA”
El Canto de la Sibil·la (Song of the Sybl) is a tradition that dates back to the 13th century and has been declared an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Don't miss this impressive spectacle that takes place during the Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve, held at the Cathedral of Palma, just a few steps from Puro hotel Oasis Urbano, as well as in the charming Monastery of Lluc, in north west Mallorca.
4. CELEBRATE AT BEATNIK RESTAURANT
Considered one of the best restaurants in Palma, Beatnik Restaurant & Bar, situated inside Puro hotel Oasis Urbano and Puro Grand Hotel, is perfect to celebrate Christmas in Palma in a different way thanks to its transgressive fusion cuisine, whose proposals include Christmas, New Year's Eve and group menus, are great for celebrating with friends or family. That's without mentioning its buzzing atmosphere with live music and signature cocktails.
5. DON’T MISS THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON
This magical event occurs on the 23rd November, the day before Black Friday, in the famous Plaza de Cort, where the City Hall of Palma is located. Enjoy the light show before the traditional Christmas lights switch-on in Palma that will extend the following well-known streets and avenues: La Rambla to San Miguel, Plaza España to Plaza Cort, and Borne.
6. ICE SKATING BY THE SEA
Every year, Puerto Adriano, the famous port designed by Philippe Starck, holds its Christmas Fun Park, featuring the largest ecological ice rink on the island during the Christmas season.
Port Adriano has a 300m2 rink and a 30m long slide for the whole family. In addition, you can enjoy exhibitions and ice skating lessons, as well as a Christmas concert.
All set for your Christmas getaway to the city?
We look forward to welcoming you to Puro hotel Oasis Urbano and experience this wonderful time of the year in the heart of Palma.