THE BEST OUTDOOR PLANS IN PALMA DE MALLORCA
Palma de Mallorca is the perfect holiday destination where you can enjoy outdoor activities. When you visit the city, you’ll discover charming areas, go for relaxing walks surrounded by a landscape brimming with history, fall in love again and again with the sea, and savour the sweet taste of a delicious ensaimada.
There’s no doubt that the crown jewel of the Balearic Islands is Palma de Mallorca. It’s a city that’s worth exploring and enjoying and which is also home to the Hotel Boutique Palma de Mallorca Posada de Terra Santa, a paradise-like Mediterranean establishment where you’ll be the guest of honour. You’ll take in the peace and quiet in the purest style imaginable in the tradition of the great lords of the kingdom of Mallorca.
To round off your Mallorcan experience we recommend that you visit the places on this list of unique places where you can find outdoor plans that everyone is sure to enjoy.
TAKE IN THE BEST VIEWS OF THE CITY AT BELLVER CASTLE
The imposing Bellver Castle stands on a hill that’s more than 100 metres above sea level, thus offering impressive vistas and one of the best panoramic views of the city.
You can get to Bellver Castle from the city centre by car or bus. The touristic bus drops you off at the doors of the castle. If you choose another bus line, it will drop you at the bottom of the hill and you’ll have to walk about 20 minutes .
It is a defensive watchtower that stands out for its curious circular layout that is worth exploring. This building also has the History Museum inside that you can visit if you are interested in learning more about Palma de Mallorca.
STROLL AMONG THE OLD CITY WALLS
Up until the 19th century, Palma de Mallorca was a walled city. Today you can still visit the remains of the old fortifications, a great outdoor activity to explore the city on foot.
Specifically, during your walk you’ll be able to distinguish towers, bastions and sections of the wall. This is the area that surrounds the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Palma and which is preserved the best. In this area you can even climb to the top of the wall and discover beautiful views of the monuments of Palma.
If you are a lover of historical enclaves, be sure to visit the Cathedral of Mallorca, in Gothic style and renovated by Antonio Gaudí, and the Royal Palace of Almudaina, a Christian Gothic-style building that conserves the original structure of a Muslim fortress.
TAKE A TOUR OF THE HISTORICAL CENTRE OF PALMA ALTA
In this area of the city you can enjoy a walk surrounded by a landscape full of history where you will find remains of theold city wall (Tour old Town of Mallorca) Walk through its narrow streets and let yourself be conquered by its beautiful corners until you reach the beautiful Plaza Mayor de Palma, the main city square.
On your walk you can also see the charming patios of the old stately homes of Palma. In Palma Alta there were up to 600 stately homes, of which around 60 are now preserved, many of them converted into restaurants, shops, art galleries or hotels.
Sunbathe, go for a swim or stroll along the beaches
The fine sand beaches and crystal-clear waters are one of the prides of the island of Mallorca. Plans full of sun, sea and sand are some of the best outdoor plans that we can offer you in Palma de Mallorca.
Some of the best coves and beaches in Palma that we recommend visiting:
- Ciudad Jardín Beach, which is 500 metres long, is surrounded by a seaside promenade that invites you to take a relaxing walk.
- Cala Mayor stands out because of its natural sand and location in the centre of the rocky coast of western Palma.
- Cala Estancia: urban and artificially regenerated with calm, shallow waters.
- Playa de Palma, the most popular beach in the city and a spot that you must visit is located just 4 kilometres from the city centre.
ENJOY A DELICIOUS ENSAIMADA
During your visit to Palma de Mallorca make sure you sample an ensaimada. It’s a must to complete your Mallorcan experience. We invite you to try one in any of the many relaxing terraces that you can find in the city or buy one and enjoy its sweet flavour whilst you stroll along one of the walks and do one of the outdoor activities that we propose in this article.