What to do in El Arenal


El Arenal

El Arenal is one of the most famous beach areas in Mallorca thanks to its calm waters and white sand. Here you will find numerous restaurants, shops and places where you can make the most of your holidays on the island.

Cala Blava

Ten minutes by car from hotel whala!beach, Cala Blava is a small oasis on the coast of Palma. Let yourself be seduced by the blue waters and the impressive cliffs that surround this beautiful beach in Mallorca.

Shopping in El Arenal

In the El Arenal area, very close to the beach, you will find all kinds of shops where you can enjoy yourself at any time of the day, catching up on the latest fashion trends, discovering the island’s handicrafts and typical products, and buying whatever you need.

Seafront Promenade

Enjoy a pleasant stroll at sunset along the promenade that runs along the coast of the city of Palma and feel the sea breeze as you discover the most tranquil and peaceful corners of El Arenal and the capital of Mallorca.


Staying in El Arenal means enjoying a unique beach with all the amenities at your fingertips and a wide variety of venues to make the most of your nights on the island. Around whala!beach, you will find many pubs and clubs that will make the night seem far too short.

Palma de Mallorca

The most cosmopolitan atmosphere and Mediterranean tradition come together on the streets of Palma de Mallorca. The impressive architecture of the Cathedral, the views from Bellver Castle or the sunset walks in the Born area will win you over with a character, beauty and charm that is unique in the world.

Cycling Tourism

We recommend an afternoon of cycling in Mallorca to discover the island’s most beautiful landscapes and enjoy a bit of exercise. The Mediterranean climate and the large number of cycle paths close to whala!beach make this one of the most popular activities for those staying in Playa de Palma.

Golf in Mallorca

Mallorca is an ideal destination for playing golf, not only because of the good weather conditions that allow you to play all year round, but also because of the number of courses with modern facilities and beautiful views that you can find near Playa de Palma.

Water Sports

The calm waters of Playa de Palma and the length of the sandy beach make this area perfect for all kinds of water sports, from snorkelling in the Mediterranean to an afternoon of surfing or windsurfing in El Arenal.


Very close to whala!beach you will find one of the best water parks in Mallorca, Aqualand, where you can spend an unforgettable day having fun on some of the most daring and original attractions in Mallorca, such as the Kamikaze, the King Cobra and the Tornado.

Palma Aquarium

More than 8000 animals of 700 different species await you at Palma Aquarium, one of the best aquariums in Europe, where you can even swim with sharks or dive with rays. Palma Aquarium is less than 10 minutes by car from whala!beach.

Night Market

Located in the Plaza de las Maravillas, very close to our hotel in Playa de Palma, the traditional Arenal night market has been taking place during the summer for almost twenty years. This street market brings together around fifty stalls where you can immerse yourself in local handicrafts.