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Santa Clara Urban Hotel & Spa

Santa Clara Urban Hotel & SPA is located in the historic centre of Palma de Mallorca, where you can find some of the most important tourist attractions of the city.

The hotel is also nearby the shopping area, the design boutiques, restaurants and the beach.

What to see

The Cathedral of Palma de Mallorca, built on the shores of the bay of Palma, is the main symbol of the city. It is a Gothic style building that has the largest Gothic rose window of all Spanish and European cathedrals. Very close to the cathedral and the historic centre, is the Paseo Marítimo of the city. At 112 metres above sea level, the Bellver Castle is another of the city's most representative monuments. It is a building with a Majorcan Gothic style, a circular floor plan and it is the oldest castle of its kind in Europe. From its terrace you can see the best panoramic views of the city and its bay.

What to eat

The ensaimada is a typical Majorcan cake that has become a symbol of the island. The trampó is a salad with tomato, green pepper and onion with oil and salt. Another very typical dish in Mallorca is tumbet, which is made with surplus seasonal vegetables such as eggplant, potatoes, red peppers and tomatoes. It is usually served as a garnish for other dishes such as meat, eggs or fish. The frito mallorquín is a traditional recipe from Mallorca, which is also very popular among tourists. It is made with the meat, offal, liver and cooked blood of an animal such as a pig or lamb. Another very typical Majorcan dessert is cremadillos, pastry shaped pastries that can be found with different sweet or savoury fillings.