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Palma City Beach (Can Pere Antoni), Palma de Mallorca

Golden sandy beach, the closest beach to Palma

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Style

  • Venue Style
  • Beach

Facilities

  • Outdoors
  • Lifeguard
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Accessibility
  • Disabled access

Services

  • Activities
  • Beach Sports
  • Cycling
  • Running
  • Swimming
  • Watersports

The closest beach to Palma is at Ca'n Pere Antoni. This small stretch of golden sandy beach starts just beyond the cathedral. A promenade and cycle path runs along its length but behind these lies the main road that takes you to Palma airport.

Despite its popularity with locals, this beach is very convenient if you are staying in Palma and you are looking for a quick beach stop. The views of Palma Cathedral from here are stunning.

The beach runs for 750 metres and is 30 metres deep. This combined with its proximity to the city centre means it can get very busy during the summer. It holds a Blue Flag award for cleanliness and has toilets and showers and a lifeguard presence. You will find bars and restaurants at the eastern end of the beach.

There is also a public beach at Portixol - this is only about half a kilometre further on and is away from the main road. It also has a great selection of very good quality bars and restaurants.

Water Safety & Clarity

This water here is clear, as you would imagine of a Mallorcan beach. A lifeguard is also on duty during the peak season and busy summer months.

Beach Quality

The sand here is soft and white and perfect for sunbathing, beach games and building sandcastles.

Bars & Beachclubs

Anima Beach Club is located at the western corner of the beach. There are other beach clubs, bars and restaurants close to Portixol.

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Watersports

Kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkelling, sailing and boat trips are offered by watersports companies in Palma and Portixol.

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What's nearby?

Villas nearby

There are villas dotted around the city of Palma, especially close to the sea, perfect to stay in with the whole family or a group of friends.

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Hotels nearby

The city of Palma offers hotels for all tastes and budgets, from charming central boutique hotels to large beach resorts.

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Restaurants nearby

There are restaurants and bars near the beach. Portixol is just a leisurely 10-minute stroll from the beach, while the centre of Palma is only 10 minutes away by taxi or bus and around 20 minutes walking, so you can always head there for a more special meal. 

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Sights nearby

From Ca'n Pere Antoni beach you can get a nice view of the Cathedral of Palma, one of the city's main sights. A good selection of museums, historical buildings, religious buildings and are galleries are open to the public in Palma.

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Things to Do nearby

Due to the proximity of the city, there are plenty of things to see and to do in the area. With a whole host of watersports on your doorstep, it would be a shame not to take advantage. Equally, if land sports are more your thing, then the promenade that runs behind this beach is perfect for cycling, roller blading and running.

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