The cosmopolitan city of Palma has some of the coolest hangouts around. There are big, multi-level clubs, funky live music joints and bars with views of the magnificent bay and marina. Many places go big on decor and don't scrimp on the extravagant drinks but there are also laid-back bars and themed pubs to chill out in. And, of course, this is a Spanish island so more often than not you can grab a bite to eat with your drinks.
It's all about glamour at Tito's, so get dressed in your best and head to the seafront. The biggest and most famous club in Palma has three floors with different zones and types of music from electro to Spanish. It has amazing views of Palma port from the top floors. Entry is €24 and it starts to get busy after 1am.
Home to the hip crowds, El Garito - located in the Can Barbara marina - has a vintage 1950s diner vibe. It starts the night slowly with ambient music in the early evening, cranking up to house and techno from international DJs later on. The terrace gives great views of the marina and they also have a kitchen serving dishes from sandwiches to sashimi salmon.
This uber-chic megaclub is known for its Ibiza branch. The Palma version has two main dance floors, a VIP section, various terraces and a Mediterranean fine-dining restaurant. The decor is sleek and includes an al fresco bar area set into a cliff. The music played is EDM and house, which provides the soundtrack to your all-night party.
A laid-back sports bar by the waterside you can catch the big games here, play some darts and pool, or just sit and read the latest British newspapers. Bring the whole family as there's a kiddies play corner and something on the menu for everyone.
The theatrical decor at Abaco will blow you away with its mix of traditional Spanish and stately home chic, brimming with foliage and flowers. Cocktails are their speciality and the list is long. It looks ethereal lit with candles in the evenings and on Fridays at midnight they drop rose petals from above the fireplace, making quite a spectacle.
The electric atmosphere in this Brazilian bar on the Paseo Maritimo will get your hips swinging to samba beats. Open from 8pm until 4am every night of the week in the summer season, the salsa senoritas get everyone on the dance floor. They serve cocktails including some of Brazil's finest like Mojitos and Caipirinhas, as well as bottled beer.
With all the best bits of an Irish bar – whisky, Guinness, rustic furniture and lots of fun – Shamrock surprises with an excellent live music programme and delicious menu. The regular music could be anything from a Majorcan band to reggae, a jam session or DJ night. So tuck into some tapas, watch the footy then bop along to the band.
Set on the seventh floor of the Hotel Saratoga you get top-of-the-town views from Blue Jazz Club. It's free to get in and you'll be entertained with easy listening and classic jazz Thursday to Saturday nights, as well as weekly jam sessions on a Monday. They also serve up amazing food from the hotel kitchen.
On a bit of land jutting out into the bay, the views across the water to Palma's gothic cathedral, lit up at night, will take your breath away. Open all day and until late you can enjoy a drink with lunch or a few in the evening as the music gets louder.
The ultimate in cool, the Opio Bar at the exclusive Puro Hotel attracts an international set. The cocktails and champagne flow until 2am Fridays and Saturdays with ambient live music in the background. The Thai fusion food menu is hip and delicious in equal measure.