Palma is the ideal short break destination this winter

Palma es el destino de viaje ideal en invierno

More flight connections and 85% of hotels in the city will remain open


Palma, November 2023.  Good flight connections, an ample selection of stylish hotels, a varied cultural and leisure offer, together with a warm, sunny climate, makes Palma an ideal destination for a short break in the low season.  This winter, according to the Spanish Airports Authority (AENA), there is an increase of 13% more flights operating a total of 114 international routes from Palma Airport.  In addition, the Mallorca Hotel Federation reports that over 85% of the hotels in Palma will remain open representing a record number this winter.

Palma is a safe and easy city to get around with most places within easy walking distance.  It offers great shopping, with a wide selection of restaurants – including four Michelin-starred restaurants – cafes, and bars,



The Mirall Bar at Nobis Palma.

The Mirall Bar at Nobis Palma.The new Nobis Hotel Palma has just opened its doors in the heart of Palma’s Old Town further to a lengthy restoration of a stunning Moorish palace that in some parts date to the Middle Ages. The result is uniquely stylish five-star hotel which features 37 rooms and suites and features two magnificent interior courtyards. This Christmas, the hotel’s NOI restaurant offers a special menu for Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas lunch. Prices per night from 300€.

Room at Nobis Palma (foto Pernila Daniels)
Room at Nobis Palma (foto Pernila Daniels)

The Nobis Hospitality Group also manages the Hotel Concepció, located just a short walk from the new establishment and is also open for most of the winter. Prices per night from 230€:

The exclusive Mallorcan hotel group IT Mallorca Unique Spaces will keep all four of its boutique hotels in the centre of Palma open throughout the winter. The Hotel Can Alomar is in the heart of Paseo del Borne, Palma’s elegant shopping boulevard.  Behind the closed doors of Can Cera is a luxury Mallorcan mansion with an original atmosphere that provides the ultimate in comfort.  The Boutique Hotel Sant Jaume showcases art throughout the hotel and the Hotel Calatrava is located right on the seafront of the old city centre, offering dazzling views over the Bay of Palma. Each of the four hotels offers its own unique charm. Prices per night from 218€.

The El Llorenç Parc de la Mar hotel has sea views, a rooftop terrace, and a Michelin-starred restaurant – DINS by Mallorcan chef Santi Taura.  The hotel will remain open for most of the winter. Prices per night from €222.


One of the original boutique hotels in Palma is the Convent de la Missió, located in a former convent and open all winter with prices from 199€.  The hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant, Fosh, is operated by British chef Marc Fosh.

The Hotel Nivia Born is located on the Paseo del Borne where some of the city’s most exclusive shops can be found. This hotel, which offers prices from €180 per night, will be open for most of the winter.

Another of Palma’s most important shopping streets is Jaime III, where the Nakar hotel is located with 57 rooms featuring the latest in modern technology.  The hotel also features a spectacular rooftop terrace with views across Palma’s famous cathedral. This winter prices start at 127€ per night.

Enjoy the island’s mild winter temperatures in the largest private garden in Palma’s historic centre: at Can Bordoy Grand House & Garden. Prices from 258€.

The Puro Hotels will also remain open this winter: the Puro Grand Hotel (from €214) and the Puro Oasis Urbano (from €120):

If you want to know how to get sporty in Mallorca without getting cold, read this entry.