Recommendations for your visit to Mallorca
Mallorca is a beautiful island with many things to see … although you will find many routes and coincidences in the usual recommendations, the secrets of Mallorca are only found by the most adventurous. We want you to make the most of your stay and be your starting point for you to discover, giving you some tips to start your journey … let yourself go!
Immerse yourself in the Mediterranean gastronomic experience. The most visited restaurant areas are the following:
The Old Town: The old town of Palma has an abundant offer of restaurants, bars and cafes, predominantly Mallorquinian, Mediterranean, international, Italian, Basque, Galician, regional and market cuisine, in addition to the classic tapas and skewers, of Dessert a delicious traditional ice cream or chocolate with ensaimadas. Buses: 2, 46 and 15.
The Llotja-Born-Porta of Santa Catalina The Passeig del Born has a wide range of Mediterranean cuisine and coffees where you can enjoy delicious sandwiches and pa amb oli. From here, streets such as Sant Feliu and Apuntadors count leave you will find vegetarian, international, French, Mallorquinian, Mediterranean cuisine, tapas and portions. In the Plaza de la Llotja there are also pizzerias, Basque bars and seafood cuisine. In the avda. From Argentina, you will find seafood, Chinese, Italian, Galician and rice dishes. Buses: 46, 15 and 50.
Promenade concentrates a large number of places with very diverse cuisine. Mediterranean, Italian, pizzerias and rice cookers abound. There is also exquisite Chinese and Hindu cuisine, in addition to an author’s restaurant.
On Monsenyor Palmer Street you can try Mexican and Japanese food, in addition to being the area with the largest number of nightlife. Buses: 1 and 50.
Passeig de Mallorca-Jaime III It is also another of the gastronomic centers of Palma where you will find specialties of Mediterranean, international, Basque, Spanish, Mallorquinian, Chinese, Italian cuisine, as well as grills and market cuisine. Buses: 2, 3, 46, 7 and 50
Cycling Palma is your starting point of the tourist cycle routes on the island, where there is a great culture of cycling and respect for sport, with a wide network of spectacular roads and some rural roads suitable for practicing it.
Running Palma de Mallorca is a city committed to sports with an excellent infrastructure to practice booming reports such as running, a sport that in recent years has significantly increased the number of people who practice it for pleasure and for the physical and mental benefits it brings . We recommend the route along the promenade towards the Arenal, a track that runs close to the sea fully prepared for runners
Candle The Bay of Palma is the ideal setting for water sports, a fact that makes the city a key point for holding important sailing competitions throughout the year, Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía, Palmavela, Copa S.M. The King, etc. From the Y-Hostel you just have to cross the street to look into this world and enjoy it, from the most amateur practice to the most advanced navigation
Discover the best concert halls in Palma de Mallorca. Very close to the Y Hostel is the Tunel, an underground club where you can see the best covers of legendary rock groups. We also recommend exploring Es Sala Es Gremi, Shamrock, Sala Dante and Three Lions
4.- Cultural Activities
Visit to cultural and historical places in the area, Palma Monumental, El Modernisme, the Gothic in Palma, the Jewish quarter and excursions and beach, the closest to the Cala Major hostel and also in Palma the beaches of Ciutat Jardí, Cala Estància and the Playa de Palma, the latter very popular by German visitors. If you have transportation do not forget to visit the beach of Es Trenc!
5.- Local tours
Whether your trip lasts a short time or you want to become a deep connoisseur of the island, we recommend guided tours by locals. Some of them are even free and are the best way to know where to go and understand the island. Ask at our reception and we will gladly put you in touch with the best. You will be surprised.