Paguera, Majorca, Spain
Featuring three sandy beaches and good amenities, the resort of Paguera is found on the south west coast of Majorca, around 35km from Palma Airport.
Paguera is a particular popular choice with German visitors though there are a number of British owned bars and restaurants to be found in the resort. The resort offers a wide variety of international dining options and plenty of nightlife with several discos open into the early hours.Read more about: The beaches | Things to do | Out and about | Nearby attractions | Paguera Reviews
The resort of Paguera has three sandy beaches; Playa Palmira, Playa Tora and the smallest Playa la Romana. The beaches are joined by a pedestrianised promenade and each offers fine sand and clear shallow water, along with all kinds of watersports and numerous bars, cafes and restaurants.
Just 1km from Paguera is the small Cala Fornells beach, its just 100-metres by 6-metres and has a small patch of sand and rocky platforms.
Things to do
Aside from lounging on the beach or enjoying the watersports there are a number of boat trips which operate out of the resort, including a fun pirate cruise and glass bottomed boats to the Dragonera Island nature reserve, so named due to its likeness of a dragon rising out of the water.
For golfers there are two courses just minutes away, and for tennis fanatics the resort is home to Majorca's top Tennis Academy. The Paguera Tennis Centre has seen some top names train on its courts including Steffi Graf, Boris Becker, Charly Steeb and Tommy Haas.
Out and about
The main street runs the full length of the resort, known as the Boulevard it offers plenty of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes. Being a popular German holiday destination there are numerous German eateries, though the resort still offers a number of British type bars and cafes serving the full English breakfast and pub foods. Along side these a wide choice of international dining options can be found including traditional Spanish cuisine and seafood.
Paguera is a fairly lively resort with several nightclubs that are open till the early hours, there are also entertainment and karaoke bars.
The lively resort of Magaluf is just 8km from Paguera and is reachable by a local regular bus service. Magaluf offers a number of fun attractions including popular evening shows, a waterpark, go-karting and a fun-house. Its neighbour Palma Nova is home to Golf Fantasia a unique and very enjoyable crazy golf course.
The Marineland which is located in Portal Nous 10km away, is a popular attraction for families with young children, the park features an aquarium with rays and sharks, and the shows includes performing sea lions, parrots and dolphins.
Full of historical sites and museums Palma makes an ideal day excursion; visit the Gothic sights of La Seu Cathedral and Basilica de Sant Francesc, Palace de L'Almudaina found next to the cathedral and Castell de Bellver the only circular castle in Spain.
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