Situated on the south west coast of Mallorca, Palma Nova is one of the Spanish island’s largest resort developments. The town’s original fishing harbour still remains, although fishing boats are now few and far between, replaced instead by large expensive yachts that are perpetually moored in the nautical club and marina.
As for accommodation options, Palma Nova caters for every budget and taste. Among the options are several all-inclusive resorts, and we’ve picked out five of the best below.
From €145/ night
A popular choice with those seeking tranquillity with a dash of stylish luxury, this upscale adults-only resort is known for its sophisticated design and décor and its excellent amenities. Among the latter are a choice of numerous outdoor pools and a popular buffet restaurant. Guest rooms are bright and airy, and the more premium rooms feature fantastic sea views along with a whirlpool or luxurious swim-up pool. The resort town of Magaluf, famous for its raucous nightlife, is a short walk away.
From €416/ night
This high-end resort features a sumptuous outdoor pool along with a spa and wellness centre offering an array of luxurious facilities and indulgent treatments. Guest rooms have a flat-screen TV, bathrobes and free toiletries, while some have a terrace or balcony too. Other hotel amenities include 24-hour front desk, a bar and free WiFi throughout the property. Bike and car hire is also available, while there’s free private parking as well. Palma de Mallorca Airport is 17km away.
From €177/ night
Positioned in a quiet corner of town, a few minutes’ walk from the beach, this mid-range resort is a popular option for many travellers to Palma Nova. Amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a snack bar, a fun-packed entertainment programme including live evening shows, and a mini kids’ club. There’s an on-site bar and restaurant, and guests are just a short walk from a number of eating and drinking options in Palma Nova’s bustling town centre. WiFi is available at the hotel for an additional cost.
From €136/ night
Even closer to Palma Nova’s sandy shores is this upscale resort, which is located on Son Matias Beach. It features an outdoor pool, a large restaurant serving international food, a bar, 24-hour reception and a table tennis table. Guest rooms are classically designed with tiled floors, and private balconies offering scenic ocean views. Palma is a short drive away and the lively resort of Magaluf can be reached in 20 minutes by foot.
From €130/ night
Situated on the island’s east coast, also within a stone’s throw of the beach, this 3-star resort has an outdoor pool with sun-loungers and parasols. There’s also a restaurant and snack bar, plus a TV and games room. Guest rooms feature a private bathroom, satellite TV and a balcony, while safes are available for hire. Evening entertainment includes cabaret and flamenco performances, and there’s two excellent golf clubs within a short drive. The shops, bars, restaurants and historic landmarks of Palma are 20km away.