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Palma de Mallorca    Palma nova cheap hotels

Palma de Mallorca offers you a unique experience of variety and quality hotels on the beach front and in the heart of the city, with modern facilities and quality services.

Palma has an unusual medieval city centre but with some beautiful architecture, interesting art galleries and a great harbour. If architecture and history is your thing, then there’s a Gothic cathedral enveloped by little streets of cobblestone and a fascinating castle situated on a hilltop displaying panoramic city and harbour views around you. Shop until you drop with the late night upmarket shops displaying Mallorcan Pearls, leather bags and shoes. Palma has it all with its sandy beaches, large variety of restaurants, plenty of shopping on offer, and nightlife to please a mixture of tastes.

The enchanting city also offers much historical sightseeing and entertainment combined with relaxation at affordable hotel offers and apartments with easy access to the city and coast with bus route and Taxi.

Palma Nova

On Majorca’s south west coast, is Palma Nova. This is a smaller, relatively quieter family friendly cousin of Magaluf. The white sandy beaches are the centre attraction and everything else is built around these three gems. The best little gem is Playa Palma Nova which is a Blue Flag beach offering 500 metres beautiful white sand leading you to the pleasant clear shallow waters. There is a large selection of places to eat out and lots of friendly bars surrounding the promenade. Mallorca’s capital Palma is only 9 miles away and with the city on the doorstep there is much to do for everyone. Aqualand waterpark is just a short trip away And a three course mini golf is a fun temptation not to be missed. Karting Magaluf is stone throw away for the thrill seekers in your party which boasts a professional track. Just ten minutes away is Magaluf which is a lovely walk across the paseo or promenade.

Alcudia

On the north-east coast of Majorca is popular Alcudia. Getting to Alcudia from Palma airport, is just a 40 minute scenic taxi ride. Divided into two contrasting parts, there is a great variety of things to do and places to stay in Alcudia. About a mile inland is the historic old town, filled with little cafes and shops all encircled by city walls. Secondly there is the popular Alcudia coast. There you’ll find rows and rows of bars, hotels, apartments and a lovely marina enveloped by plenty of restaurant choices for dining out.

A little further south along the coast turns into Playa de Muro which is part of a nature reserve and then onto and onto the resort of Ca’n Picafort. Being a little less busy, it offers some nice quality hotels and some restaurants and bars peppered around. A good selection of hotels here in this part are all inclusive. The water is clear and calm, so it’s popular with snorkellers. Near to the town itself, water sports are a popular choice and lots of cafes and bars right on the seafront. Alcudia has been a popular choice for holiday makers for many years and no doubt will continue to be so.

Old historic town of Alcudia

Alcudia’s old town begins through the iconic gates built after the conquest of this Balearic island by King Jaime I of Spain. Fascinating 14th-century walls surround the old part of Alcudia, and old cobbled streets lead to busy squares saturated with a mixture of modern and old style cafés and boutiques.

S’Albufera Nature Reserve Daytrips

Parc Natural de S’Albufera, just 20 minutes bus ride away, is a giant nature reserve consisting of lagoons, sand dunes and nature trails. Walks here take you up close to marsh frogs, Ancient tamarisk trees can be found here as can the intriguing marsh frogs. Herons and warblers can be observed from little hideaways to give you a taste of bird watching in Majorca.

We have many other places to be reviewed by our travel experts, please check back here soon for more Mallorca reviews soon.

 

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