Hotels in S'Arenal
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S'Arenal 81 yd from city centre
This leading beach hotel is located in the vibrant centre of El Arenal. The hotel is divided from the glorious, expansive,...
Blue Sea Mediodia
S'Arenal 116 yd from city centre
The hotel has a central location in Playa de Palma, a few steps from Playa El Arenal and Port of El Arenal. This hotel is...
S'Arenal 188 yd from city centre
Hotel Gracia is just 80 metres from the beach in Mallorca’s S’Arenal resort. It offers a 24-hour reception and air-conditioned...
S'Arenal 211 yd from city centre
Set in Arenal, next to the Playa de Palma Beach, Hostal Tierramar offers rooms with private bathrooms. Free WiFi is available...
Don Pepe Adults Only
S'Arenal 250 yd from city centre
El hotel se ubica junto a la famosa playa de El Arenal, donde se encuentra una de las famosas discotecas de Playa de Palma....
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S’Arenal, also known as El Arenal, occupies a favoured position at the end of the beautiful beach, Playa de Palma on the southern coast of Majorca. Just 15 kms from the capital of Palma, the large village is a buzzing resort with plenty of day and night-time entertainment, ideal for family holidays on this popular Mediterranean island.
Budget-friendly holiday accommodation is available in S’Arenel, with plenty of comfortable, friendly hotels and hostels. The prime location is, naturally, close to the seafront.
Neighbourhoods of S’Arenal
S’Arenel consists of a number of districts:
- Beaches: The beach runs for 6 kms from C'an Pastilla through Playa de Palma to S’Arenal. The water is shallow, and the sand is soft and scattered with palm trees. It has blue flag status which means safe swimming, cleanliness, and excellent facilities.
- The Balneairos: A unique sight along the seafront is the row of 15 brightly coloured open-air huts. They serve drinks and snacks, and some have toilet facilities. Number 6 is particularly popular.
- The Promenade: The long continuous prom connects the various neighbourhoods along the beach front and is popular with walkers, cyclists. Dog walkers, skateboarders and rollerbladers. It’s a great place for people watching. The Promenade is also an entertainment hub with plenty of bars, restaurants, and nightclubs.
What to see and do in S’Arenal
Typical holiday pursuits abound with water sports and beach activities plentiful. For more water-based fun, leave the beach for a visit to Aqualand El Arenal. The nearby town of Portixol is a stroll or bike ride away and is worth a visit. The capital Palma has plenty of urban pursuits including great shopping and also boasts an interesting aquarium.
What to eat in S’Arenel
The cosmopolitan dining scene in S’Arenal caters for all tastes with restaurants offering everything from Chinese to vegan food. If you want to sample authentic local cuisine, dishes to look out for include Frito Mallorquin, a hearty meat stew, Porcella which is roasted suckling pig, Arròs Brut which translates as “dirty rice”, and Coca de trampò which is like a veggie-laden pizza without the cheese.
Typical events and festivals in S’Arenal
The main festival lasts for a whole week in July and kicks off with a traditional Correfoc in which people will dress as devils and light up fireworks. Activities for children and adults vary throughout the week and include a photography contest. It culminates in a firework display..
How to move around in S’Arenal
Buses run regularly along the coast road connecting S’Arenal with Palma and inland into Llucmajor. Taxis are usually readily available.
The climate in S’Arenal
With a typical mild Mediterranean climate, there is plenty of sunshine and not much rainfall. Temperatures peak in late-July/early-August.
More interesting facts about and sights in S’Arenal
Sandstone workers from Llucmajor first populated S’Arenal at the end of the 19th century. The resort’s first hotel was built in 1914.