Hostal Lido Mallorca
What to do around
El Arenal is located in the southeast of Palma and southwest of Llucmajor. A beautiful bay from where you can see the entire coast. Check it out on your vacations, while you do different leisure, sport and relax activities with the best tourist proposal in Mallorca.
El Arenal is famous for its many restaurants, near the hostel you will find restaurants of all kinds and of excellent quality. We recommend Can Torrat (for meat lovers) or Bar Andaluz (Spanish food).
We also recommend Casa do pulpo for the best paella or Las Sirenas restaurant, specialists in seafood.
Bars & Clubs
If what you like is the party, you have come to the right place. El Arenal is full of bars, beer gardens and clubs scattered along the coast and they open every day of the summer. The most popular are Megapark, Oberbayern and Bierkönig. What are you waiting for to spend an unforgettable night?
Arts & Culture
Are you passionate about culture? On this island you will find a lot to do. If you like museums, we recommend the Museum of Mallorca or the Es Baluard modern art museum. You can also go see a play at the Teatro Principal de Palma or pay a visit to the Palma Aquarium, a short distance from the hostel.
If you are interested in the culture of the place, in Arenal you will find folklore shows, live flamenco nights or bars with music, this is the place you need!
Shows & Entertainment
In Arenal you will also find all kinds of fun activities to do. Karaokes and concerts are beloved activities during the summer months. We recommend to visit the Megapark Showarena which is in short walking distance from the hostel. You’ll love it!
Outdoor & Adventure
There are many activities to do in Arenal, both aquatic and terrestrial. If water is your thing, the Aqualand water park is within walking distance, as well as all kinds of water activities such as windsurfing, jet-skiing or speedboat banana boating on the beach. You will also find go-karting, mini-golf and other activities in the surrounding area.
El Arenal is also the ideal place to live adventures in the middle of nature. There you will find forests for outdoor activities, games and sports. If you prefer something calmer, you can take one of the boat trips offered along the Mallorcan coast. The natural landscapes will surprise you.
Every year, tourists from all over the world flock to the coast of Mallorca to enjoy the glorious Mediterranean sun, the golden sandy beaches and the turquoise waters of the sea. However, this island is much more than just a beach vacation spot.
The best day trips are: Drach caves, cycling around Palma, a trip to Dragonera or Cabrera, boat trips to discover dreamy beaches and hiking in the Serra de la Tramuntana.
Located in the south of Mallorca, in the vicinity of Palma, El Arenal is a long beach of clear sands, lively and always full of people that is considered one of the most popular beaches of the island.
El Arenal originated at the end of the 19th century as a small village of fishermen and stonecutters that would begin its unstoppable race to become an important tourist center with the construction of the first hotel in 1914, which would be followed by many others.
Today, next to the beach of El Arenal emerges one of the largest concentrations of hotels, not only in Mallorca, but in the entire Mediterranean. Directly next to the sea and the coastline there is a pleasant promenade, ideal for strolling around.
Bathed by the dreamy clear waters that characterize the island, the Arenal beach is divided into two barely differentiated parts, El Arenal Grande and El Arenal Pequeño. On the beach you can find an area of trees ideal for sheltering from the sun during the hottest days, while you can also find all kinds of attractions such as a water park or rentals of different boats.
El Arenal beach has all kinds of services, including a large free parking area, restaurants, showers and sunbeds for rent.
It’s popular with cyclists, skateboarders, skateboarders and strollers. In the evening you can sit cozy at the small wall and listen to the musicians. The promenade is perfect to explore the coast. See and be seen is the motto. And there is a lot to see.
Arenal beach is long, white and sandy, with a few palm trees here and there. It is shallow and very safe, but families with small children may find it very crowded during the high season.
The main attraction is for sure the vibrant nightlife. So as for example one of the 15 beach bars, known as “Balnearios”, serving drinks and snacks. Arenal has several attractions designed for summer fun, such as the largest water park on the island, Aqualand with more than 20 rides, slides and pools. Palma Aquarium is in the area of Can Pastilla and has the largest shark tank in Europe, an experience that will surprise young and old alike.
In Arenal daily open-air-festivals take place in the summertime. Further you can enjoy street shows and live music.
If you are interested in a vibrant nightlife, if you wanna drink and dance till dawn, the atmomsphere in Arenal is perfect for you. The bars and nightclubs from Arenal are famous all over Europe and some of them are simply cult.
Experience unforgettable summernights, with your all known or new friends, who you gonna find here for sure really fast.
Explore the whole island
The largest of the Balearic Islands has an extensive catalog of beautiful coves and beaches, which will allow you to get rid of the cold winter. It also offers wonderful natural spaces nestled in the shelter of the Tramontana and Levante mountain ranges and other lower mountains, where it is possible to enjoy nature in all its splendor.
It can also boast a wonderful monumental heritage, being especially important in its capital, Palma, where the Cathedral is one of the great architectural treasures.
Also to mention are the numerous caves that pierce the island as the caves of Drach or dels Hams, which take you into the spectacularity that keep the bowels of the earth, charming Mediterranean villages like Deià, Sóller or Valldemossa, and its gastronomy, in which the ensaimada, the tumbet, the arròs brut or the frito mallorquín take the leading role.