See what Christmas in Mallorca is like in photos to get an idea of what to expect if you are planning a holiday over the Winter season to this beautiful Balearic island.

Palma de Mallorca has some of the best Christmas light displays in Europe. What’s more, there are Christmas markets to explore to pick up some Christmas gifts, not just in Palma but all over the island.

And no trip to Mallorca in Winter is complete without visiting one of the beaches on a sunny day. So if you are looking for empty beaches in Mallorca, then visit in Winter.

So this is what Christmas in Mallorca looks like in photos.

Christmas lights in Palma de Mallorca in photos

To see the best Christmas lights display head to Paseo del Bourne in Palma city centre.

The entire city centre lies under a blanket of tiny tasteful, tiny lights and the location of so many stunning photos you will see taken of Christmas in Mallorca.

Guide to Mallorca at Christmas
Christmas lights on Paseo del Borne, Palma de Mallorca

You will find beautiful Christmas lights on all the main shopping streets in Palma.

Check out the lights on Avenida Jaime III where you will find big brand stores and El Corte Ingles department store.

christmas lights on avenida jaime III palma de mallorca
Christmas lights on Avenida Jaime III, Palma de Mallorca

Even many Christmas lights decorate the side streets in Palma’s Casco Antiguo.

Over Christmas, you will see the huge illuminated Christmas tree in Parc de la Mar, which can be seen by arrivals by car into the city from the Paseo Maritimo.

Christmas Tree in Parc de la Mar palma de Mallorca
Christmas tree in Parc de la Mar, Palma de Mallorca

This huge Christmas tree is also a great area to visit and is surrounded by fairground rides and market stalls.

Palma cathedral at Christmas in Mallorca
You can see Palma Cathedral from the Christmas tree in Parc de la Mar, Palma de Mallorca

And even Palma’s fountains get a makeover at Christmas. This is the main fountain at the bottom of Paseo del Borne in Plaza de la Reina.

Festive fountain on Plaza de Reina, Palma de Mallorca
Festive fountain on Plaza de Reina, Palma de Mallorca

In 2022, the Christmas lights in Mallorca will be switched on on 19 November at 20:00. They can be seen every evening on the run to Three Kings Day on 6 January.

Due to electricity-saving measures, make sure you see the lights before their switch off at 22:00 when the shops close.

The best way to see the lights all over the city is by getting the City Sightseeing bus. You can buy tickets here.

Christmas Markets in Mallorca in photos

The best Christmas markets are in Palma de Mallorca.

In Plaza Mayor, you will find the best place to shop for figurines for a nativity set as well as other handmade Mallorca products.

Christmas lights in Plaza Mayor Palma de Mallorca

In the Christmas markets, you can also pick up some traditional Christmas food including turrones, a type of nougat which is served throughout the winter season.

Turrones for sale in Palma de Mallorca
Turrones for sale in Palma de Mallorca

You can also buy sugared almonds this type of harder turron made from almonds grown on the island at the Mallorca Christmas markets.

Almond Turron Mallorca

Dried fruits or frutos secos are also hugely popular purchases, and on this market stall, you can see you can even buy dried hibiscus flowers.

edible hibiscus flowers palma de mallorca
Edible hibiscus flowers in Palma de Mallorca

Christmas Fairground Rides in Mallorca

Little children love Christmas in Mallorca as there are little kids’ fairground rides in most of the main large squares in Palma.

They offer a great stop from shopping for children wanting to enjoy the bright lights in the city.

You can also find a few areas to ice skate too in Mallorca at Christmas. You can see here an artificial mini-ice rink in Puerto Portals.

Ice skating at Puerto Portals in Mallorca
Ice skating at Puerto Portals in Mallorca

There is also a lovely Christmas market in Puerto Portals selling because locally made and Scandanavian Christmas decorations.

Santa for Sale Puerto Portals Christmas Market Mallorca
Santa for Sale at the Puerto Portals Christmas Market
Christmas decorations Puerto Portals Christmas Market Mallorca
Christmas decorations for sale at the Puerto Portals Christmas Market Mallorca

Beach photos over Christmas in Mallorca

Even at Christmas, it is possible to go to the beach in Mallorca, but just wrap up warm.

You will see residents enjoying long walks and even a few braving a swim.

Porto Novo beach in Palmanova looks so empty here at Christmas in Mallorca.

Palmanova at Christmas in Mallorca

And you can hardly believe this is Alcudia beach at Christmas.

Alcudia Beach at Christmas
Alcudia Beach at Christmas

Peguera beach without tourists also looks stunning at Christmas.

Peguera beach at Christmas in Mallorca
Peguera Beach at Christmas

More about Christmas in Mallorca

Don’t forget you can find out more about the weather in winter in Mallorca here so you can plan what to pack and what to expect.

To find out more about Christmas in Mallorca, then check out this ultimate guide to Christmas in Mallorca in this article here.

You can also shop for your holiday essentials including luggage and items to stay safe on your trip through this link here.