Palmanova is a tourist village, in the local borough of Calvià with a lovely small marina and a 1,000 m long sandy beach
Palmanova is one of the most important tourist destinations in Mallorca; ideally located as it is just 14 kilometers from Palma, offering a huge variety of restaurants, bars, shops and entertainment venues. Palmanova beach has lovely fine white sand and is extremely popular among families and tourists of all ages. Offering a wide variety of hotels, services and places where you can enjoy a meal or a drink. Unlike the neighbouring town, of Magaluf, Palmanova has a more mature atmosphere, ideal for families and couples who want to enjoy a lively holiday, but in a more relaxed, friendly atmosphere. The promenade, with its beach, is very inviting with places to sit and rest and there are plenty of parks and boulevards to stroll through.
Palmanova Beach offers excellent facilities to do a wide variety of water sports plus some excellent excursions by boat from the port. Palmanova is the perfect destination for families; one of its main advantages is it not as expensive as the nearby Puerto Portals, which means you still enjoy a great family holiday whilst on a small budget.
What to do in Palmanova
Without a doubt, the main attraction of Palmanova is the very safe and child friendly beach and also just few minutes away from Palmanova there are plenty of attractions in Santa Ponsa and Magaluf to keep the children happy. The attractions suitable for families in Palmanova include mini fantasy golf, with three different circuits, a small waterfall and tropical gardens. In the surrounding area there are lots other attractions to enjoy to suit all ages, such as water parks, a Go Kart track and Marineland, a very popular amusement park with Dolphin and sea lion shows. Palmanova is a small, perfect location to stay and explore the island; it is perfect for those wishing to visit the city of Palma de Mallorca as it is located at one end of the Bay of Palma so one can easily reach the city either by car or by the local bus service.
Palmanova is an ideal place to relax and enjoy beach holiday but for those who like to do a little bit more on holiday, there are plenty of parks and golf courses on the island to explore. The more adventurous should not miss out on the opportunities to do trips and excursions around the island. One option is to rent a boat and discover the island from the sea, breathing in the lovely fresh air is one of the best things that you can do in Mallorca. Another practically mandatory activity is an excursion to the Sierra de Tramuntana mountain range, either on foot, by car or bike. If you visit Mallorca, you shouldn’t miss the incredible scenery of sea and mountains from this magnificent mountain range which runs down the western part of the island from North to South. From Pollensa in the north to Calvia in the south there is about 80 kilometers of mountainous area to see. Another perfect plan could also be shopping.
Palmanova has a lot of shops, where you can buy souvenirs, beach items and handmade crafts. You will also find bookstores, perfume and leather goods shops to look round. However, for shopping one of the best options is Porto Pi, a shopping mall just a few minutes away from Palmanova where one can find all kinds of shops, beauty salons and terraces to enjoy a quick drink or bite to eat. In addition to Porto Pi, a must-see area is Paseo del Borne in Palma de Mallorca, even it is just for a stroll. It is a very exclusive avenue where you can find the best brands with lots terraces and restaurants to sit and watch the world go by...
Weather in Palmanova
Weather in Palmanova is temperate and warm. During the summer months the days of Sun and warmth are endless, allowing both tourists and residents alike enjoy to beaches, boat trips and days out and what better to end a day out by enjoying a homemade ice cream on one of many the beautiful terraces Mallorca has to offer. The entire area is characterized by a mild Mediterranean climate with an annual average temperature of 16.5 ° C and annual average precipitation of 410 mm.
The climate in Palmanova is influenced by two types of atmospheric circulation, which manifest themselves into two quite distinct seasons. On the one hand, we have a summer warm and dry, with July being the driest month of the year, with low gradient of pressure, and only occasional rainfall during these months. And on the other hand, we have a wet and cool winter, January being the coldest month. Rainfall occurs approximately 51 days a year, which of course means the other 314 are lovely and dry! The best thing about climate in Palmanova is we have 2.756 hours of sunshine to discover the Paradise of Mallorca.
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