Palmanova is one of the most recommended beach areas in Majorca to spend holidays with children. Well-known as one of the most important tourist centres in Calvià, it has the advantage of being at just 20 minutes away from the Palma centre and the airport, and offering several leisure options for the little ones: water parks, aquariums, mini-golf, playgrounds, live shows, parties and street performances.
Besides its excellent location, Palmanova, like other areas of Majorca such as Playa de Muro and Cala Millor, possesses a characteristic that makes of it an ideal destination for families: it is one of the most complete and quiet tourist places in Majorca. Although it is located just some minutes away from Magaluf, it is an oasis of peace, relax and high quality services specially focused on those who travel with children and look for resting under the sun and swimming in the Mediterranean.
In Palmanova, stands out the Torrenova area, surrounded by beautiful Mediterranean pine forests close to a cove and amazing calm turquoise-blue waters, almost magical. In this area, you can find some of the best appreciated family hotels in Palmanova and, for those who prefer more independence without stopping enjoying comfortable services, there are good examples of family apartments in Majorca.
Intertur Hotels, Marina Hotels, Sol Hotels, Barceló… Many historic hotel chains have chosen this destination to locate their family hotels, so choosing a good accommodation is something relatively easy, since the competition has allowed to achieve a balance of prices. Some of them, such as Marina Torrenova, have won the Holiday Check and Tripadvisor prizes thanks to its excellent services, standing out as one of the travellers’ favourite children’s hotels in Majorca.
Regarding the leisure offer for children in Palmanova, the beach is one of the main attractions. The area has 3 different beaches, very close among them: Es Carregador, Son Maties and Cala Blanca. They are fine white sand beaches, without waves and with views of the Palma bay. The main beach, whose name is Palmanova beach, has a pleasant promenade which covers its half-moon and connects with the Magaluf area going along the seashore. There are pedalos, beach ball court, shade area with a pine grove for picnic, kiosks, bars, restaurants…
Other interesting attraction for children in the surroundings of Palmanova is the Magic mini-golf, one of the most famous of this area in Majorca, located just one step from the beach and where you can enjoy both with your family and friends. It has 3 different courses, with 18 holes each one. Good atmosphere and cheap prices.
It also stands out the theme water park Marineland, considered one of the best sea zoos in Europe, ideal for sea-life lovers and for those who want to share with the children. It has a big dolphinarium, exotic birds shows, penguins, sharks and funny sea lions. Besides, the park organises very interesting workshops and games with the children, allowing them to have a good time and learn at the same time.