Travel facts about palma

Create memories for life in one of the world’s most thriving cities, Palma. Relax on beautiful beaches, explore the amazing culture, or embark on senseless shopping.

Palma. Relax on beautiful beaches, explore the amazing culture, or embark on senseless shopping.

The City

With about 400,000 inhabitants – Palma is the capital of Majorca, a city with great cultural offerings in architecture, culinary desires, arts, entertainment and shopping.

Flight time

Transportation

The plane lands at Palma de Mallorca (PMI) airport. Bus or taxi from the airport to the Alzina Living location takes about 15 minutes and cost about 20 EUR.

Activities

Beachlife, bicycling, roller skating/skiing, tennis, squash, horse riding and five golf courses around the bay of Palma and much more.

Sun & bathing

There are many great beaches near Palma- Cala Mayor 5.5 km, Illetas 10 km, Playa de Palma 15 km and Palma Nova 15 km.

Food & Drink in Palma

You can find all types of restaurants in Palma. The island in total can boast of having approx 2 700 restaurants. In Santa Catalina there are many local and good traditional restaurants, and all of these are within walking distance from the Alzina Living neighbourhood.

Currency and credit Cards

Euro (EUR). It is not difficult to find ATMs in Palma, except perhaps in the more remote parts of the city. Do you have difficulty finding one, you can find some at Plaza Reina and Passeig des Born.

Weather and climate

Palma is a great destination year around, with typical mediterranean climate. High season in Palma is from mid-June through August – with a perfect temperature of about 30 degrees at midday. July has the sunniest days, and the water temperature is at its highest in August, with around 25 degrees. If you prefer weather corresponding to a nice, northern european summer you should consider traveling in spring or autumn. In May, the average temperature is about 22 degrees, and 27 degrees in September. In September and October you will still experience a nice water temperature.

Palma is also a great place to travel in the winter. There can be up to 20 degrees during daytime even in December and January.