Travel Budget for Palma de Mallorca

Balearic Islands, Spain

How much does it cost to travel to Palma de Mallorca?

How much money will you need for your trip to Palma de Mallorca? You should plan to spend around €83 ($99) per day on your vacation in Palma de Mallorca, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €28 ($33) on meals for one day and €9.00 ($11) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Palma de Mallorca for a couple is €88 ($104). So, a trip to Palma de Mallorca for two people for one week costs on average €1,165 ($1,380). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

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A vacation to Palma de Mallorca for one week usually costs around €583 for one person. So, a trip to Palma de Mallorca for two people costs around €1,165 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs €2,331 in Palma de Mallorca. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Palma de Mallorca can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

How expensive is Palma de Mallorca? How much money do I need for Palma de Mallorca?

How much does a trip to Palma de Mallorca cost? Is Palma de Mallorca expensive? The average Palma de Mallorca trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Palma de Mallorca prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Palma de Mallorca
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The average price for one person for accommodation in Palma de Mallorca is €44. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Palma de Mallorca is €88.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

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Food Budget in Palma de Mallorca
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  • While meal prices in Palma de Mallorca can vary, the average cost of food in Palma de Mallorca is €28 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Palma de Mallorca should cost around €11 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Palma de Mallorca is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

What did other people spend on Food?

Typical prices for Food in Palma de Mallorca are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Palma de Mallorca, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.

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Transportation Budget in Palma de Mallorca
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Palma de Mallorca is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €9.00 per person, per day, on local transportation in Palma de Mallorca.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

What did other people spend on Transportation?

Typical prices for Transportation in Palma de Mallorca are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Palma de Mallorca, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.

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Flights to Palma de Mallorca

How much does it cost to go to Palma de Mallorca? Naturally, it depends on the dates. We recommend SkyScanner or Kayak because they can find the best deals across all airlines.

Entertainment Budget in Palma de Mallorca
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  • Entertainment and activities in Palma de Mallorca typically cost an average of €17 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Palma de Mallorca
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  • The average person spends about €10 on alcoholic beverages in Palma de Mallorca per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

What did other people spend on Alcohol?

Typical prices for Alcohol in Palma de Mallorca are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Palma de Mallorca, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.

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Water Budget in Palma de Mallorca
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  • On average, people spend €1.00 on bottled water in Palma de Mallorca per day. The public water in Palma de Mallorca is considered safe to drink.

  • Water2 Bottled water for one day
Last Updated: Jul 6, 2020

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Palma de Mallorca Mallorca, Spain
Palma de Mallorca is a resort city and capital of the Spanish island, Mallorca, in the western Mediterranean. It is home to landmarks like Gothic cathedrals and medieval fortresses, but is also host to sandy beaches where the city meets the sea in a backdrop of surrounding mountains. Amidst the city itself you will find it easy to get lost in the charm of cobbled lanes, busy markets, boutiques, and historic courtyards.
On a Mediterranean island full of coves where peaceful beaches meet the sea, it is hard to believe that the architectural wonders of Palma are what truly steal the show. Overlooking the sea, the Cathedral of Mallorca is probably the most well known in Palma. Taking some 117 years to build from 1229 to 1346, it is an impressive Gothic structure, and it boasts the largest Gothic Rosette in the world. Bellver Castle is another grand example, built on the ruins of a Muslim site. Set high on a hill it has sweeping views of the bay and contains a museum of archaeological finds and classical sculptures. Other notable sites include Banys Àrabs (a 10th century Arab bath building), the church at Plaça del Mercat, and the Almudaina Palace which was once an Islamic fort.

Paseo Maritimo is another sight of the city not to miss, especially if you enjoy nightlife. It refers to the area all along the port, where all the yachts and boats are chartered. In the evening, it is a great point from which to see the Cathedral lit up against the night sky, and it is also the place where many of the city's bars and clubs are located.

As far as museums go, Pueblo Español is designed like a small village and contains facsimiles of the major classical works of Spanish architecture, and Museo de Arte Español Contemporáneo has a permanent collection of famous artists like Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Juan Gris and Salvador Dalí.
Old Town is known for its narrow streets and aged architecture, a center of history with the famous restored cathedral of Palma at its landmark. Within this historic center, you will also find plenty of eateries in La Llonja and Santa Catalina, both of which are close to the sea front and are at the heart of the nightlife of Palma. Shopping is also at its best with stores many and varied amongst the enchanting architecture. Carrer Sant Nicolau and the surrounding streets make up the commercial area which is completely pedestrianized with boutiques and cafés. And then there is Placa Major, which hosts an outdoor craft market on Monday, Friday, and Saturday mornings. No matter what time of day, the city center of Palma is always bustling with shoppers and vacationers—taking in the atmosphere and seeking a good time.

Palma's pleasant Mediterranean temperatures make the city a great place to enjoy outdoor activities like golf and water sports like fishing, sailing, windsurfing, kite-surfing, and wakeboarding. With its vicinity by the sea, Palma de Mallorca is also a hot spot for beaches, bathing areas, yacht clubs, and marinas. Some of the more popular beaches all with white sands and crystal waters include Ciudad Jardín, Cala Major, and Can Pere Antoni. Calvias Costa d'en Blanes beach is even nearby a park called Marineland which features wildlife like sharks, tropical fish, exotic lizards, iguanas, anacondas, flamingos, and penguins. There is also a water parked called Aqualand with a variety of slides and pools. The nearby Sierra de Tramuntana mountains also provide opportunities for hiking out to breathtaking viewpoints.

If you are lucky, you might even catch a festival on the island. In July, Festival Isladencanta is an annual music festival covering genres including rock, pop, and Europe's best DJs. In August, Festival de Pollença features classical ensembles of renowned international artists and orchestras. Then there is the Fonart Short Film Festival August-September, and the Festa de l'Estendard which celebrates the coming of the new year in December.
Food and Dining
As one of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca remains true to the principles of Mediterranean cuisine—fresh seafood served with local fruits and vegetables. Some traditional dishes of the region include the pamboli made with Majorcan bread, plenty of oil, tomato, and a topping of your choice, as well as sobrasada, a raw cured sausage that is typical of the island. The best way to get a feel of the usual cuisine of Palma is to visit any of its old cafés and traditional bakeries. Popular baked goods include bunyols (a type of fried donut rolled in sugar), and the ensaimada which is a pastry stuffed with chocolate, cream, or fruit filling. Restaurants in the city offer local dishes as well as a wide range of cuisines from all over the world. The most popular restaurants can be found in several areas including the old part of town, on the seafront promenade, Paseo del Born, Santa Catalina, and Es Molinar. Typical of Spain, tapas bars are also very popular.

By air, Palma de Mallorca Airport is the nearest international airport located 9 km east of the city center.

By train, TIB runs train services between Mallorcan towns. There is no train service to the airport. The main train, bus, and metro station ('Estacio Intermodal') is underground, at Placa Espanya in Palma.

By car, travelers can only drive to Palma from other cities in Mallorca—there are no bridges or any road links to other islands or to the mainland. Most cities and towns in Mallorca have road links directly to Palma.

The local bus service in Palma is run by EMT. Regional buses to destinations around the island are operated mainly by TIB.

By sea, any number of cruise ships dock at Palma, and there are also a number of ferry services to other Balaeric Islands and to the Iberian Peninsula. Ferry lines include Baleària, Alquiler de yates en Mallorca, Trasmediterranea, and Iscomar Ferries.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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