Beautiful Palma Nova Beach in Mallorca has everything you could want for a great day at the beach. Here’s all the info for visiting.
How To Get To Palma Nova Beach
Palma Nova Beach is located in the town of Palma Nova on the south west coast of Mallorca. Just around the corner from Magaluf and approximately 16 km from the capital city of Palma.
If you are staying in the resort of Palma Nova, you are right on the beach and walking is the easiest way to get to the beach.
Hiring a car in Mallorca is easy and a great way to get around the island. There is plenty of free parking at Palma Nova Beach if you are driving in from outside the area.
It’s about a 20 minute drive from the capital city of Palma or just 6 minutes if you are coming from Magaluf.
Public Transport :
Mallorca has a pretty good public transport network that connects the capital with many towns and tourist areas. There are two overground train lines, one metro line and 8 bus lines.
For those short on time, or that prefer everything to be organised for them, there are some awesome tours on Get Your Guide available to book in advance.
Palma Nova Beach Entrance Fee
It’s free to visit the beach.
Palma Nova Beach Opening Times
Open all day, every day.
Best Time To Visit Palma Nova Beach + Tips
The busy tourist town of Palma Nova has a massive influx of visitors in the summer, so the beach will get pretty busy.
However, it is a large beach and you are sure to be able to find your own little spot.
The hottest months are June, July and August with 11 hours of sunshine.
Of course, it is still beautiful out of season and not as crowded.
What To Pack
What To Expect At Palma Nova Beach
Sitting on the edge of the busy tourist town of Palma Nova, this is an easily accessible beach surrounded by shops and restaurants.
Palma Nova Beach is a large, soft white sand beach with beautiful crystal clear waters. There are also gardens and a beautiful pine grove at the back of the beach.
This beach is actually one of three beaches that are linked by a wide, tiled promenade. Es Carregador and Son Matias being the other two beaches.
Facilities are excellent at all three beaches, with sun loungers and parasols for rent, showers and toilets lifeguarding services (May to October) and water sport activities on offer.
From windsurfing and kitesurfing to sailing and kayaking, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
In addition, if you are looking to be active, you can play beach volleyball, frisbee, football etc.
This Blue Flag beach slopes gently down to the sea, which is usually pretty calm during the summer months, and is ideal for families and children.
The pine grove towards the back of the beach, offers some pleasant shade on the hotter days. There are also some small play areas for children at the back of the beach.
Along the promenade you will find many restaurants offering, amongst other things, fresh local Mediterranean cuisine.
Alternatively, you can sit out on one of the large terraces and enjoy a cocktail or two whilst soaking up the sunshine and beautiful views.
This large, clean, soft sand beach is great for all ages to have the perfect beach day, with everything you need right on hand.
Where To Stay In Mallorca
Luxury – Sant Jaume Design Hotel
Located in the heart of Palma de Mallorca, 200 yards from Palma Port, Sant Jaume Design Hotel features a free spa centre with an indoor pool and sauna. There is an outdoor plunge pool on the rooftop terrace.
The hotel’s restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine and tapas.
Each room at this hotel has air conditioning and comes with a flat-screen TV. The rooms come with a private bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, free toiletries, a hairdryer with diffuser and a hairstraightener.
There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. The hotel has a fitness centre.
Mid-Budget – INNSiDE by Meliá Palma Center
Innside Palma Center is a design hotel located in Palma. Guests enjoy free access to a rooftop terrace with an outdoor pool. The property also offers paid facilities such as a gym, an indoor pool, hot tub and Turkish bath.
Innside Palma Center is a 15-minute walk from Palma Cathedral and the seafront. Direct buses to Palma Airport stop at Palma Bus Station, 550 yards away. Plaça d’Espanya Train Station is located 550 yards from the hotel, providing links to all parts of Mallorca.
This property’s rooms have modern, elegant décor and wooden floors. They come with a minibar, flat-screen satellite TV, a laptop safe and a selection of pillows. There is free WiFi throughout.
Budget – Hostal Pons
Hostal Pons is located 250 yards from Palma’s port. Set in an old Mallorcan house, it offers a garden, terrace and traditional rooms with free Wi-Fi.
The traditional-style rooms feature 19th-century style décor. Bathrooms are private or shared between two rooms.
Several bars and restaurants are within 5 minutes’ walk, as is the Lonja fish market.
For more places to stay in Mallorca, you can check the latest prices on Booking.com.