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El Arenal, Playa de Palma Mallorca, 07600 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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All reviews lovely beach clean beach long sandy beach cleaned every day white sand souvenir shops lucky lucky men close to the airport bars restaurants can pastilla clear water nice walk promenade sunglasses sellers watches magaluf
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There are only 4 extensive sand beaches on the island of Mallorca. Once of them is Playa de Palma/Es Arenal (which means "Sand"). Here you will find a concentration of loud, dumb, health-threatening clubs, bars, restaurants and other establishments, that do neither take care of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank christianschrenk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Famous beach. Public entry, but quite large so it's not crowded. Nice and clean, with great water and easy walking into it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely stroll along the beach / harbour on a sunny yet chilly day. Nice to walk around with proper walk way. There are lots of restaurants, cafes, bars and supermarkets around. Note: January is a quiet month but not a problem for us, love the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank juniieejune
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Several times on this long beach, found it cleaner than other years when we used to go to Arenal for 15 days...now it looks much better. Much cleaner. Even the surroundings, the main street and the pathwalk is much more clean than it was some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AnaPedro-AnaPedro
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

The whole town is over run with German tourists who go around in large groups and are very intimidating and loud. This place is set up as a German hotspot from the restaurants to the hotels. Very dilapidated and old looking. Beaches nice and clean.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adventure742877
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Wanna get stupid drunk go to El Arenal! There is one funny place to go to. It’s called Megapark. You have staff walking, running and dancing around in Lederhosen year round. So if you missed Octoberfest, go check out this place!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ArjenGlas
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Very nica beach with great views. The water is just amazing - so clear and blue. Go there and you will love it :)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank piotrh1982
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This is a lovely place, it has a long promenade which is great for a long walk. Really good. We got the train form one end to the other of the promenade with our grandson, he loved it, so we had to take it nearly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank christinederrick
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Lively but very tacky area full of German tourists. Lots of shops selling the same stuff. Although there is a good shop which sells genuine Lacoste clothes and shoes at good prices

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MrMrsHappyR
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I loved this beach. The water is shallow and calm, even on a great distance from the shore. Also, it is very clean and there are many fish swimming around the people.

Date of experience: September 2018
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CherylC2120
13 January 2019|
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Response from Chuchibeamus | Reviewed this property |
In 2018 it was hot but there are over 30 beaches and many children of all ages. Make sure you buy a few sun umbrellas for 10euro each
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Debbie W
9 September 2018|
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Thank you
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italiabella j
24 June 2018|
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Response from Sandra B | Reviewed this property |
not sure about a young german party beach we never went out at night but we never had any noise or disturbance where we were, restaurants and tapas bars all do Spanish food.
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