Top 4 things to do in Palma
The small yet bustling city of Palma, in Mallorca, is indeed one of the most popular ones in Spain, and truthfully, in the entire world. In fact, it was named the best city to live in the world back in 2015 by The Sunday Times UK. Though it isn’t an enormous city, there are certainly plenty of things to do and see, so not to worry! Today, we’ve gathered four of what we consider to be the top trendiest things to do in Palma. That way, your visit will run real smooth without any hassle.
1. City sightseeing & shopping day-trip in Palma
A must plan in Palma is, obviously, heading out to the city centre for some sightseeing and a shopping spree. Impressive art, in all its forms and variants, is present across the entire city of Palma. It’s characteristic architecture, the ever-present Mediterranean Sea guarding the capital and seen from almost any spot or its imposing Cathedral are just some of the precious gems you’ll find.
Undoubtedly, you must plan to visit the Palma Cathedral (known as “La Seu”) and the Royal Palace of La Almudaina, situated one next to the other. You’ll be in for a treat! Also, you will be able to find many offers for interesting city tours around there. Note down that among the best things to do in Palma is also visiting Es Baluard Museum and the famous Castell de Bellver, a Gothic-style castle built in the 14th century about 3km from Palma city centre.
If you’re looking for the best shopping trip ever head over to the popular Jaime III Street, full of high-end stores. When you reach the end, you’ll find yourself right by the Paseo del Borne, where again, you will find numerous other shops and top restaurants and cafés (make sure you stop for a quality coffee at Cappuccino Grand Café).
2. Exclusive rooftop experience in Purohotel Palma
Who doesn’t love a sunset? And what about one with sweeping views to the city of Palma and right by the Mediterranean Sea? That’s right. One of the best things to do in Palma is to indulge in one of the Sunset Experiences hosted daily at the rooftop of Purohotel Palma from 6:30 PM.
Enjoy live music in a modern Majorcan setting and right in the heart of the city’s old quarter. Resident and guest DJs will play the best beats while you cheer on with a glass of bubbly and experience one of the 5 delectable food menus, all while the sun says goodbye. A beautiful, magical and mindful moment in the Mediterranean!
3. Unwind at the urban Purospa
There’s nothing like an enriching and soothing experience at Purospa after a shopping or sightseeing trip in Palma, we can promise you that! Dream away and relax with one of the exclusive wellness experiences or a natural, organic treatment at the spa, only to later indulge in a fresh cocktail at the rooftop. Keep in mind that Purospa is partnered with Seaskin, an exclusive brand renowned for its quality organic products that also shares the establishment’s Mediterranean lifestyle philosophy.
4. Explore Palma and its surrounding areas
Another one of the best things to do in Palma is to explore the city and the nearby areas or towns by bike or e-scooter. It’s certainly a fun and easy way of uncovering some of the island’s most magical spots if they’re a bit too far to walk to. You might want to head to the famous Mercat de l’Olivar food market, cruise your way along Palma bat down the Paseo Marítimo, take a quick trip to Illetas beach or visit a magical nearby village such as Valldemossa. If these all sound like a grand plan to you, remember that you may rent out a comfy emoto or an electric GoCycle bicycle designed by F1 McLaren engineers at the Purohotel Palma. Explore Mallorca in an easy, fun and sustainable manner!
Where to stay in Palma?
If you’re looking for the ideal urban boutique hotel in Palma centre, it goes without saying that a stay at Purohotel Palma is your best option. It is located at the heart of Palma’s famous old town, a walk away from the trendy neighbourhood of Santa Catalina and minutes from major sights such as the Cathedral or Es Baluard. Plus, as we’ve mentioned earlier, it offers an array of the most marvellous experiences and events in the city, where sophistication, relaxation and fun are ever-present. Here’s an insider tip: locals and visitors alike absolutely love the Sunset Experience, offered daily at the Purohotel Palma rooftop, as well as the stylish trips down to Purobeach Palma (booking the Purobeach Pack), an ideal plan to unwind in a chic sun lounger all day.
So now, are you ready to visit Mallorca in the most fashionable way? We hope you enjoyed this collection of the top 4 things to do in Palma! If you’d like to experience these (and a whole lot more) and want to stay in the centre of it all, you can easily book your stay at Purohotel Palma getting in touch with us via the website.