The resort of s’Arenal is situated approximately 10 kilometres east of Palma de Mallorca.
The beach in general
Playa s’Arenal is a 210 metres long beach in continuation of the nearly five kilometres long beach Playa de Palma, which stretches from Ca’n Pastilla to s’Arenal.
Playa s’Arenal differ from the rest of Playa de Palma, as only Playa s’Arenal has beautiful palm trees all over the beach, which gives the beach a tropic look. The beach is very wide and the fine white sand shelves gently into the sea.
The beach is very popular, so you have to get there early in order to get a spot close to the shoreline. It is possible to park for free in the streets behind the beach. Normally you will find a free space within 200 metres from the beach.
Playa s’Arenal is wide and shelves gently into the sea. Although, during July/August the space for playing close to the sea is limited.
All kinds of water sports including water ski, jet ski, banana-riding, pedal boats and paragliding.
There are plenty of restaurants, cafés and bars along the beach promenade.
S’Arenal holiday resort
S’Arenal has obviously been very popular with German tourists for decades and has a lot of German restaurants, bars etc.
During the summer months the resort is in particular popular with the 18-30 year old. Hence, families with children can find better places in Mallorca to spend the holiday in July/August.
Playa s’Arenal map
The photo shows the almost triangular Playa s’Arenal. The beach continues to the north and this part is called Playa de Palma. Playa de Palma stretches for several kilometres all the way to Ca’n Pastilla.