Travelling solo can seem like an intimidating experience but it can also be a great fun. It allows you to explore new places and their culture at your own pace and style.
The city of Palma is an exquisite location; a place where you can soak your feet in turquoise water and truly let your hair down. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or on your first trip alone. The city is very safe, with a culture similar to North America or Western Europe. English is the first language and it is pretty easy to get around by bus, taxi or car. Renting a car to visit the beaches is a convenient and affordable way. The cost of living in Palma de Mallorca is not very high . The best times to visit Palma for a solo traveller are between May and October. The grape harvest festival in Mallorca each September is as rowdy and can have a lot of fun.
Palma has a large selection of exquisite boutique hotels, designed for solo travellers. Check into hotels like the Hotel Saratoga which is home to Palma’s famous Blue Jazz Club; a high-end establishment. Hotel Balanguera has a minimalistic vibe and specially designed rooms for solo travellers and it is located only at a 10-minute walking distance from the city centre. If you would rather want to be closer to the historical sites around Palma, Hotel Armadams is a good choice. Another alternative for backpackers on a budget is the Urban Hostel Palma; with bunk beds, access to lockers, locks, and towels, this place is a great choice for travellers interested in restaurants, food and city walks.
With its cobbled streets and an old town atmosphere, Palma is a labyrinth of new things waiting to be discovered. You could spend weeks in this city alone, and still uncover fresh joys every day so a good way to hit the hotspots of the city is taking a bike tour. Explore the heart of the grand plaças, impressive monuments, museums, galleries and churches of Gothic splendour all around or head to the edgy districts; a mix of traditional and exclusive neighbourhoods, while a vibrant food and shopping scene exudes its magic across the city.