Palma Nova is a resort packed with life, and a holiday here will ensure you’ll never be short of something to do. Three beaches, theme parks and attractions galore provide you with plenty of activities during your stay. Sun-seekers will love the sandy beaches and bright Mediterranean sun. So, don’t forget your suncream or sunglasses in this gorgeous coastal hotspot.
Due to its centric position, a holiday to Palma Nova also allows you the chance to check out other resorts. Magaluf is just a short walk away and you can frequent the bars, beaches and restaurants at both resorts with ease.
With two water parks, Marineland and Aqualand, submarine trips and a go-karting track, the fun doesn’t stop in Palma Nova. The Western Park combines a Wild West show with a water park – giving the young at heart among you a chance to feel like a real-life cowboy as you watch the show. The whole family will love the House of Katmandu. Test your putting skills with a round of crazy golf or get frightened by the scary Cave of Shivers.
Staying in Palma Nova allows you to visit Palma City easily. The capital has great restaurants and is the culture hub of Majorca. A day trip to the capital is the perfect way to mix things up and make the most of what this stunning area has to offer.
You can visit Palma Nova quickly and conveniently with easyJet holidays, making a beach holiday here the perfect break or summer escape.
Compared to its neighbours, Torrenova is quiet and can offer more peace and relaxation than your standard Majorcan holiday. It doesn’t mean Torrenova lacks in atmosphere, as the resort can be just as lively as the others nearby. Shop at the clothing stores, drink at the bars and dine at one of the many excellent restaurants that are peppered around Torrenova.
Magaluf has the reputation of being one of Spain’s liveliest resorts – and it’s certainly earnt it. Life is centred around the great beach in Magaluf and every day is perfect for a beach break. The white sand coast has restaurants and bars galore dotted around the shoreline. It remains one of Majorca's top holiday destinations even after a decades-long relationship it possesses with tourists worldwide.
Portals Nous is very different than Magaluf, and some call it "a world away" from its neighbour. The relaxed atmosphere is perfect for families or couples who like to take their time at the local cafes. Golfers will love the renowned course at the resort which offers 18 challenging holes.
Exploring Palma Nova....
Playa de Palma Nova
Playa de Palma Nova is the busiest of the three beaches in Palma Nova. You will find plenty of sun loungers and umbrellas to rent, or just bring a towel and work on your tan on the soft sand. There are also a number of water sports to try your hand at, from surfing to jet-skiing. Playa de Palma Nova has everything you could imagine for a beach holiday that has it all.
Majorca boat trip
Lose your land legs and hit the high seas. Palma Nova allows visitors several opportunities to take boat trips out into the Mediterranean Ocean. Once there, you will be able to see the Majorcan coastline and experience sailing on the Med.
Marineland offers you the chance to see a wide array of animals in one place. Dolphins, penguins, sea lions and sharks are all available to see at Marineland, so make sure you remember your camera. Not only can you see wildlife, but Marineland also puts on shows throughout the day.
Bellver Castle is a 14th-century structure that overlooks Palma. Over 700 years old, the castle provides dramatic views of the city and coastline. The castle's three large towers encompass a central courtyard. Climb to the top of the castle and look down onto the courtyard and moat that surrounds the castle for an unmissable photo opportunity. After you return to ground level, head to the beach and grab a cold drink as you watch the waves come crashing in.
Based around seafood, pork and vegetables, Majorcan cuisine may seem simple, yet it tastes anything but. Whichever Majorcan dish you try, you'll find it to be truly unique and delicious. Many Majorcan recipes are based on traditional ingredients and these give the local cuisine a unique taste you won’t find anywhere else. Majorca's cuisine is unsurprisingly very Mediterranean, and you will find plenty of salad, light lunches and sandwiches to suit the warm summer weather. Oh, and don’t forget the delectable glasses of red wine.
Palma Nova restaurants
Whatever you’re looking for in a holiday, you will find it in Palma Nova. From local tapas and seafood to international and fast food restaurants, there is a wide variety of places to eat and drink. Many of the seafood restaurants will serve the best of the haul caught merely a few hours before – seafood here really is as fresh as it comes. And if bustling nightlife is your bag, you’ll also find it in abundance nearby.
For the perfect beach holiday, Palma Nova has everything to make your ideal holiday a reality. Letting your hair down in Palma Nova can be cheaper than you think with easyJet holidays, with low deposits and great value deals. Save even more money by booking your hotel and flight together, leaving you with the best bit – planning your perfect Palma Nova holiday.
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