Palma Nova (Palmanova), is one of most popular and lively holiday resorts of Majorca situated on the south west coast of Majorca, in the Municipality of Calvia, about 15 km. from the capital Palma de Mallorca and 26 km. from Palma de Mallorca Airport.
Palma Nova has a great location with the neighbouring resorts of Magaluf on the south-west and Puerto Portals on the north-east. Palma Nova welcomes thousands of tourist every year with its fine sandy beaches and crystal clear waters.
Palma Nova has all the necessary tourist services. There are variety of nice hotels and apartments to choose from. There also nice restaurants, bars, shops and leisure activities at the beach promenade of Palma Nova.
Things to Do & See
Holidaymakers may walk along the Palma Nova beach promenade enjoy the lively atmosphere. Top things to do and see in Palma Nova include;
- a great day out at the Palma Nova beaches,
- do water sports, cycling,
- attending to boat trips,
- a fun day out at the Golf Fantasia in Palma Nova,
- Western Water Park,
- Katmandu Park and Pirates Adventure Show in Magaluf,
- Marineland in Costa d’en Blanes,
- Jungle Park in Santa Ponsa,
- taking a day trip to Palma de Mallorca.
As for beaches in Palma Nova, Palma Nova beach, Son Matias beach and Magaluf beach are the three beautiful white sandy beaches at the bay. Holidaymakers may do variety of watersports activities at those beaches.
As for shopping in Palma Nova, holidaymakers may go to the large Eroski Supermarket on the outskirts of Palma Nova and another small one named Eroski City in the Palma Nova main street.
As for nightlife in Palma Nova, holidaymakers may find variety of nice cafes, restaurants and bars in Palma Nova town centre and beach promenade. Nearby resort of Magaluf (4 km.) is very ideal for intense nightlife with lots of great nightclubs.
Palmanova beach (Playa Palmanova)
Palmanova beach is a popular beach of Palmanova resort that runs from Punta Marroig to Punta Nadala. It is a great sandy beach and 1 km. in length and 60 m. in width.
Son Matias beach
Son Matias beach is another popular beach of Magaluf, located is within a walking distance to Magaluf and Palmanova. It is a great sandy beach and 1,2 km. in length and 100 m. in width.
Magaluf beach (Playa de Magaluf)
Magaluf beach is the main beach of Magaluf. The beach promenade is also very attractive and lively. It is a great sandy beach and 1,6 km. in length and 60 m. in width.
Katmandu Park in Magaluf, 4 km. from Palma Nova
Katmandu Park (the House of Katmandu) is a great theme park in Magaluf that offers an interactive experience full of magic and special effects for its visitors. The House, 4D Cinema, The Asylum, Desperados, Expedition Golf and Tequila Vile are the popular attractions.
Western Water Water Park in Magaluf, 4 km. from Palma Nova
Western Water Park is a great water park with dive show. Holidaymakers may find and enjoy variety of great shows and pretty cool rides at the water park. The water park is perfect for both kids and adults.
Sunset Booze Cruise in Magaluf, 4 km. from Palma Nova
Magaluf Sunset Booze Cruise is one of the most popular boat party attraction in Magaluf. Also one of the biggest boat party in Europe. Taking 240 people onboard our luxury two million pound boat, as featured on the inbetweeners film, with an unlimited FREE bar for the whole two and a half hours you are onboard.
Address: Magaluf, Majorca, Web : www.magalufevents.com/sunset-booze-cruise
Golf Fantasía in Palmanova
Golf Fantasía is a three 18 hole courses and a mini-golf gem that holidaymakers may play golf in between waterfalls, lakes, caves and tropical vegetation. Golf Fantasia is located in the heart of Palmanova just meters from the beach behind Abracadabra Pizza. There is also Bar with Snacks, Book Birthday Parties, Club & Team Parties, and Tournaments of all kinds…
Address: Carrer del Tennis, 3, 07181 Palmanova – Calvià, Majorca, Spain
Access: L104, L105, L106, L107
Tel: +34 971 135 0404 ; Web : www.golffantasia.com
BCM Planet Dance in Magaluf, 4 km. from Palma Nova
BCM Planet Dance is the largest nightclub in Majorca located at the popular resort of Magaluf. BCM Planet Dance has also been nominated the 5th best club in the World. The BCM complex is split into 3 separate floors BCM main room + the Vip Lounge on the to over looking the Dj Booth, Millenium the floor under BCM and a big open air Terrace with smoking area and bars like Baywatch.
Opening Times: Open Every Day From May till October from 10:00 PM Till 6:00 AM
Address: BCM Planet Dance Magalluf Av S’Olivera, s/n 07181 Calvia, Magaluf, Majorca
Tel: +34 625 59 72 56, +44 11 33 504 114 (U.K Phone Number) Web: www.bcmplanetdance.com
Pirates Adventure Show in Magaluf, 4 km. from Palma Nova
Pirates Adventure Show is a great attraction in Magaluf. The show is worthy of its unique blend of world class acrobatics, thrilling gymnastics and breathtaking dancing. Pirates Adventure Show is kind of an escape to a magical world of action, thrills, comedy and fun.
Address: Cami Sa Porrassa 12, 07181 Magaluf, Majorca
Tel: +34 971 130 659, Web: http://www.piratesadventure.com/
Marineland in Costa d’en Blanes, 5 km. from Palma Nova
Marineland is a marine park located in Costa d’en Blanes, 8 km. from Magaluf. The park offers grat attractions for the holidaymakers that include; Dolphin and Sea Lion show, Exotic birds show, Aquarium, sharks and penguins, Tropical house and aviary. Shows with dolphins and sea lions (11:30, 15:30), parrots (10:15, 13:00, 16:30), sharks, fish and other exotic animals.
Pedalling through the island’s wonderful landscapes, paths, almond groves, orchards and charming villages is a great attraction in Majorca.
Hiking and Nordic Walking
Hiking and Nordic walking is also another popular outdoor activities in Majorca for nature lovers. Majorca offers great natural beauties, mountains and more… The surrounding areas of Majorca is excellent for nature lovers. Holidaymakers may do Nordic walking along the mountain and one coastline routes of Majorca.
Palma de Mallorca – 15 km. from Palma Nova
Palma de Mallorca is the capital city of Majorca. A great day out in Palma de Mallorca is a great attraction. Holidaymakers may explore Palma de Mallorca by city sightseeing buses. There are many beautiful and historical places to see in Palma de Mallorca that include; the Bellver Castle, sa Llotja (old commercial exchange), the La Almudaina Royal Palace (the old Citadel) and the La Seu Cathedral.