Arenal, Majorca – Resort Guide
The lively resort of Arenal is located about 15 minutes from Palma. This Majorcan resort is popular with younger people looking for exciting nightlife and a nice quiet sandy beach to recover on during the day. For the more daring there is a nudist beach at Es Trenc which is just a short distance from Arenal.
Arenal is a purpose built resort and has been developed around a small fishing village. There lots of hotels and apartments here, most of which are near the resort centre and the beach. The golden sandy beach here stretches for more than 3 miles and is backed by beach huts. The main beach here is Playa de Palma and offers very safe swimming conditions, this is a Blue Flag beach. A promenade lined with hotels,restaurants, bars and shops connects Arenal to the resort of C’an Pastille. A mini-train runs along this traffic-free promenade.
There is no end of nightlife here, including clubs featuring international DJ’s, karaoke bars and British style pubs. The numerous restaurants and cafes in the resort offer traditional, international and fast-food.
For the more energetic visitors the resort offers various watersports, mountain-biking and tennis. Watersports on offer include scuba diving, windsurfing, water-skiing, pedaloes and a sailing club. Majorca’s largest waterpark, Aqualand de Arenal, is located here in the resort. The waterpark has more than 20 water attractions, slides, rides and three childrens areas. The resort is home to a fantastic Jurassic Park themed 54 hole mini golf course, Golf Fantasia which is a great hit with all the family.
Arenal enjoys a typically Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. July and August see temperatures around 26C with up to 11 hours of sunshine a day. During May and June temperatures average around 23C, the coldest month being January when temperatures drop to as low as 8C to 13C. Holiday packages to the beautiful island of Majorca are always available through the internet. When planning your next holiday to Majorca look-out for the many cheap holidays that are available throughout the year.