Modern art and fine views
While Palma’s reputation may have been slightly tarnished in the past due to its proximity to Magaluf, the city has undergone a revolution in recent years with an explosion of new restaurants and chic hotels adding to its already picturesque setting. With some of the world’s best restaurants to visit while on a superyacht, charming streets, museums, pavement cafes and some great options for that all important retail therapy Palma might have more to offer than you might think.
Use our 24 hour guide to make the most of this energetic city which is transforming into a modern cultural hub.
12pm - Modern art and fine views
Disembark your superyacht at the marina of your choice in the Port of Palma and start your time in the city by heading to Es Baluard, the museum of modern and contemporary art in the heart of Palma. The museum has a collection of more than 500 works and all of the artists are either from the Balearics or have a connection with the islands.
After wandering around the museum head for lunch at the Es Baluard Restaurant & Lounge. The stunning terrace offers great views along the coastline and is a sun trap during the summer months. The varied menu has a selection of lighter dishes and or some heartier options, such as braised oxtail — the restaurants specialty. The extensive wine list also has a great selection of Spanish wines to enjoy.
Picture courtesy of Es Baluard Restaurant & Lounge/Facebook