Palma Nova is a resort town nestled on the coast of Majorca Island in Spain. It is one of the first purposely created holiday resorts designed to cater to different kinds of tourists from around the world, though the majorities of visitors to the area are Europeans. Visitors can expect an average high temperature of 26°C (79°F) during the daytime in September. It's the time of the year when the weather is beginning to cool down again but it is still warm enough to enjoy the beaches. Evening low temperatures will be in the range of 16°C (61°F). It's starting to get brisk in the evenings and visitors may need to pack some warm weather gear for outdoor activities in the evenings in September.
Skies tend to be mostly clear, with a 29-37% chance of cloud cover. Precipitation is most likely around September 30, with 33% chance of thunderstorms or moderate rains. September is the beginning of the rainy season and on average there will be about 50mm or 2 inches of precipitation in the month. Visitors are advised to check local weather forecasts before travelling to Palma Nova in September.
Despite being a little rainier, September still sees an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day. The length of the day gradually decreases by 1:15 hours, or by 2.5 minutes daily. The sun rises between 7:15-7:45AM and sets around 7:30-8:20PM. The average temperature of the seas around Palma Nova in September is 25°C (77°F). September in Palma Nova sees a steady decrease in temperature, reaching lows of 15°C by the end of the month.
Humidity ranges from mildly humid to very humid, becoming wetter as the month progresses. Winds blow around 7 m/s, usually from the southwest or northeast. Overall, September in Palma Nova is cooler and wetter than the summer months, though the weather is still fair and mild.
Sol Palmanova Mirlos Tordos (Carrer Germans Pinzon 8) is a family-friendly resort located just 24 km from the airport and 120 metres from the beach. As an All-Inclusive, rooms include all meals, snacks, sports, entertainment and some activities. Onsite facilities includes 4 outdoor pools, nursery, children's clubs, Flintstone adventure park, musicals, gardens, and evening shows.
Hotel Marina Torrenova (Avda. Torrenova 6) is an adults-only all-inclusive. The resort includes meals, snacks, most drinks, and some activities. Located just 16 km from the airport, the hotel is within walking distance to several beaches, restaurants, shops, and bars. Onsite facilities include A/C, pool, children's splash-pool, restaurant, free wifi, and game room.
The beaches of Palma Nova are just a short 15 km west of the airport. The sands tend to be quieter and more tranquil than those in Magaluf. Palma Nova has three beaches, all of which are family-friendly, with fine sand and crystal blue water. Alongside all beaches are restaurants, bars, and free car parking.
Playa de Son Maties is the main beach, with sunbeds, umbrellas and showers. This beach is a 600-metre stretch of fine sand, good for enjoying water activities like boating or windsurfing. Es Carregador is a small cove with a protected swimming spot. Here is where you can find all the bars and nightclubs. Playa Palma Nova is a nice middle ground, at 1 kilometre interspersed with small playgrounds. It's a great place for families and couples alike.
Curry Lounge offers excellent Indian food in a friendly atmosphere. As one of the best and most popular Indian restaurants on Mallorca, their dishes of chicken bhauna and biryani are cooked to perfection. The lounge seats 80 diners with takeaway services available on request.
Zen Lounge Bar and Grill (Son Matias Beach) offers a selection of grill delights like fish, calamari, fajitas, and a wide range of cocktails and beer.
Castaways (Padeo Del Mar 58) offers a wide selection of food at an affordable price. The dishes are decent, ranging from BBQ to Yorkshire pudding and traditional pub grub.
On the last Sunday in September among the other regular festivals, Festa des Vermada, which means Harvest Festival, is celebrated. Local youngsters fire a rocket into the air after the grapes have been harvested and then they all head towards a huge field where a drummer and a piper lead them. What follows next is a gigantic grape fight in which everyone tries to cover everyone else in grapes and grape juices. It's quite an event to behold and even take part in. Visitors will surely get their fill of grapes, if nothing else! There are a few other festivals in September celebrating or paying tribute to a number of different saints and spiritual figures who are important to the traditional culture of Palma Nova and Majorca.