Hens Guide in Palma
Why Celebrate in Palma?
Palma is a gorgeous city if you’re wanting sun, sea, sand and sangria, the perfect combination for any hen party abroad.
Sometimes it is nice to know you’re heading out for a classy weekend away with the girls especially on a hen weekend and what better place to enjoy some class than with some Palma hen party ideas? This sunshine destination oozes style and can offer almost anything that you would ever need to make sure the weekend goes to plan. Whether you’re looking for luxury, delicious food, amazing shops or the views, you’ll find it all in the capital of the Balearic Islands.
The biggest city in Majorca and almost at the top when it comes to hen weekend destinations, Palma is packed full of amazing scenery, magnificent buildings and thrilling activities. With a Palma hen do, you and the girls can send off the soon to be wed the right way.
Top Sight-Seeing Spots:
- Palma Cathedral
- Cuevas del Drach
Guide to Palma Nightlife
Palma has one of the widest range of bars, pubs and nightclubs on the whole island so you’ll be spoilt for choice on where to head to kick start the celebrations. It’s very common that all the locals start their evenings late and finish them in the early hours of the next morning! Which is a good thing if some of your hen do activities in Palma aren't till the evening. And you will notice that the locals eat so late at night, sometimes on weekends locals don’t venture into their first club till around 2 am! Before you head out its best to know what areas there are in Palma so you know where to go depending on what you’re feeling on the night.
La Lonja is in the centre of the city’s nightlife and is also known as The Old Town. It is a more relaxed area in Palma as far as nightlife is concerned. Here you can enjoy an evening drink and listen to like concerts from a terrace with gorgeous views of the city. Whether you’re after a late night restaurant or a cocktail bar or fancy dancing to some jazz, you’ll be sure to find it in La Lonja.
Known for its shabby-chic vibe, Santa Catalina is a great place to go if you want to try out specialist teas, beers and cocktails. It is an area that is loved by locals and tourists alike due to its sense of intimacy in most bars, it is very unusual to a standard night out with the girls, but in a good way of course! And after enjoying some of your Palma hen party ideas throughout the day it is nice to sit back, relax and enjoy the view.
Paseo Marítimo is one of the most popular areas to have a night out and is located right on the front by the marina. You will stumble along a promenade full of a variety of pubs and clubs with a beautiful view of the sea. One of the must-do’s in this area is Tito’s, a swanky nightclub which is probably the most known in the whole of Palma. Celebrate in style with the Tito VIP Package!This part of Palma is definitely the one to go to if you and the girls want a good dance.
Palma's Food and Drink
As Palma is in Majorca you can expect traditional Mallorcan cuisine during your stay. It is usually based on a lot of pork, fish and vegetables with garlic being a common flavour throughout. And of course you can expect a lot of seafood since you’re on an island. During your Palma hen do you can get in touch with the islands food during the traditional indoor food markets on a Saturday morning, or include them in your evening meals.
Majorca and Spanish culture puts a lot of emphasis on feeding people good food, making it a memorable place to visit for a hen weekend. As well as having a lot of tapas style restaurants and cafe's for you to dip in and out of during your stay, some other delicious things to try are Parrillada Depescado which is a mixed grill and seafood platter loved by the locals. Or, swerve the seafood and go for Tumbet which is a baked dish of layered potato, courgette, aubergine and tomato sauce. Finally on the 'must-try' Arros Brut, a traditional rice dish with vegetables and meat. And if all else fails, Majorca loves a good suckling pig!
Explore the City
In between all the hen do activities in Palma you will notice that this city is a great place to explore with the girls. And the best thing about it is that is easy to venture about by car or public transport so nowhere is too far away! And if you’re heading to Palma before Christmas you’re in for a treat as there are huge food & wine festivals for you to explore. And if you’re heading over in the summer then don’t worry as you still have the whole city you can explore.
First thing you should head over to is Palma’s stunning Cathedral, it’s one of the most iconic landmarks and you honestly can’t miss it. With gorgeous stained-glass windows throughout the building, it will be the perfect photo opportunity. Or perhaps dust off your credit card and head out for a sophisticated spot of shopping through the bustling streets of Jaume III and Sant Miquel – the list of shops here is never ending and will be a great way to kill time in between your Palma hen party ideas!