Top 10 tips for the perfect family holiday in Palma

Planning a trip to Palma? There's a lot to think about before you go. We're here to help with our top 10 tips for the perfect family holiday in Palma. Before you jet off, don't forget your airport transfers. Our drivers pick you up at the airport and take you to a host of destinations across the island.

Pack sensibly

It's easy to get carried away, but try not to overpack. Kids won't mind wearing the same outfit more than once (as long as it's not too dirty!) and some hotels, villas and hostels have laundry facilities.

Have documents ready

A poly pocket containing passports, airport transfer details, hotel information and insurance documents will help if you need to access them in a pinch.

Pack some medicine

While Palma has lots of central chemists, don't forget to pack medicine essentials: painkillers, Calpol and everyone's regular prescriptions.

Don't forget sun protection

Palma in summer can reach temperatures into the 30s. To protect the family from the sun, remember to bring sun lotion, layers to wear during the day and a few sunhats too.

Have a schedule

There's a lot to do in Palma for families, so making an itinerary of what kids and adults want to see and do before leaving is a great way to make sure nobody ends up disappointed.

Research how to cool down

As well as the miles of beaches along the side of Palma, there's also Aqualand El Arenal – a waterpark with rides for both kids and adults – worth a visit when the sun's at its highest.

Think about food and drink

Palma has lots of options for dining out. There are tapas restaurants when the family wants to try something new, or seek out a pub for more familiar fare.

Look for some culture

For children, Palma Aquarium and nearby Marineland Majorca will teach them about local sea life. To learn about the area's art history, the Museo Fundación Juan March is the perfect spot.

Spend time together

Most importantly, enjoy this family time away. No matter what you do on holiday in Palma, it's important to take time to appreciate who you're spending it with and to create long-lasting memories.

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