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“there are nicer places in Spain but.....”
Review of Arenal

Arenal
Ranked #887 of 2,294 Restaurants in Palma de Mallorca
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Reviewed January 17, 2013

i have decided to be a little nit-picky on this review but only because i recently went to costa del sol (also out of season) and enjoyed the overall stay more because...... 90% of the resort was closed, prices overall were pretty high (12 euros for sausage chips and a beer) and there plainly isnt much to do here out of season except walk (or drive/cycle) . i got rather bored after only a couple of days here. plus points were the hotel (playa sol) and local restaurant (casa do polpo) see reviews elsewhere on this site. but you can only eat and drink so much. it was fine, really it was fine, it just wasn't 'wow'

Thank Rue B
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

the area no days is a NO GO AREA.... pick pockets, red light districts that work day and night, rowdy drunk young Germans... Playa de Palma beach is good though during the day.

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Reviewed October 16, 2012

nice to ride the bike, walk on the beach, have coffee and watch people pass, but a bit expensive, not spanish traditional,
A lot of souvenir stores.
many stores, restaurants closed so some streets seem a bit dead but in general is good to walk and sit down having a drink,.. not a lot of places to party or dance, the megarena was good celebrating the oktoberfest but very german which is ok but not for everyday.
I think it's a bit quiet and it lacks ambiance but it's not bad, better to walk or ride to can pastilla, seems there's more going on there,

Thank misspaloma
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

there is a small tour train of the sea front or a horse and cart to go further. The beach is well kept and its a must to have a massage on the beach by the chinese ladies

Thank Gwennie K
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

Concrete jungle. Didn't know you could still but Watneys Red Barrel. Remember the Monty Python sketch - only a lizard in the bidet? Could be here. Good for viewing beer bellies and tattoos, otherwise avoid.

Thank ClarissaBristolUK
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