Many people regard Puerto Pollensa as Majorca’s very finest holiday resort, and it’s not hard to see why. With a laid-back atmosphere, stunning scenery, high-quality beaches and a mountain backdrop, many visitors return again the following year. The resort is nestled in the bay area of nearby Pollensa, an unspolit resort with a good range of amenities. Consider renting an apartment or villa in Puerto Pollensa for you next holiday.
Puerto Pollensa was originally a fishing village, and there is plenty of evidence of this along the marina, with colourful fishing boats moored alongside luxury yachts. A number of small cafes and restaurants exist along this stretch (known as the Pine Walk), which makes for an especially pleasant nightime stroll due to the mild evenings experienced in Majorca.
The Tramuntana Mountain range provides the backdrop to holidays in Puerto Pollensa, and offer excellent walking and hiking opportunities.
Alternatively, you can simply laze on the beach amongst this stunning scenery or take your pick from a wide range of water sports. There are a number of sandy stretches to enjoy, including Cala Figuera and Cala Murta, as well as an extended artificial beach.
Many of the accommodation options in the Pollensa area are located in Puerto Pollensa and the main restaurants and bars are just a short walk away. There is enough to keep most people happy, but those seeking a more vibrant nightlife can take the short journey into nearby Alcudia, and be happy in the knowledge that they can return to their peaceful holiday rental villas and apartments in Puerto Pollensa at the end of the night.
Just 7km up the road from Puerto Pollensa is the town of Pollensa. The town has narrow, winding streets, a good range of cafes and bars, and an attractive 13th Century church as its main feature. It is also the host of several local festivals throughout the year. There is also a nine-hole golf course just a short journey away. The lively and popular resort of Alcudia is also 8km around the bay, and offers a vibrant nightlife and more family activities such as water parks and go karting.
Puerto Pollensa is an excellent summer destination, when temperatures average around 29C. Out of season months are also a good time for a spot of winter sun, as you can still expect temperatures upwards of 13C and be reasonably confident of coming back with a tan.
Budget flights can be found in abundance to Majorca, with Ryanair, easyJet and Jet2 just some of the airlines flying intoPalma de Mallorca Airport (PMI). The airport lies 50km from Puerto Pollensa, a relatively easy drive that can be achieved in under an hour.
Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Puerto Pollensa, Spain, your home away from home
The delightful seaside resort of Puerto Pollensa is situated on a horseshoe-shaped bay in the north of the Spanish island of Majorca (Mallorca). Undoubtedly in one of the most beautiful areas of Majorca, Puerto Pollensa is set against the backdrop of the mountains of Sierra de Tramuntana. The wide, sandy beaches, warm weather and friendly atmosphere of the resort town make holidays in Puerto Pollensa particularly popular with families hoping to escape the cold British winter.
Puerto Pollensa has an attractive marina where luxury yachts and fishing boats are moored, and there are excellent water sport facilities if you want to go scuba diving, wind surfing or sailing. There is also a glass-bottomed boat that offers tours around the bay. Most of the companies that organise water sports are located at the marina.
Tourists can also hike along the trails in the surrounding mountains. If you are feeling very energetic you can join a walking tour, which is a great way to explore the island.
Most rental villas in Puerto Pollensa are located within walking distance of the beach, but if it’s a particularly hot day you might want to hire a bicycle at one of the many bike rental shops in the town. Taking in the sights with the wind blowing through your hair is a great way to get around on hot days.
The Pine Walk promenade is a pedestrian walkway along the beach that is dotted with lively restaurants and bars and is a great place to take an evening stroll before heading back to your apartment in Puerto Pollensa.
If you are renting one of the beautiful apartments in Puerto Pollensa and want to take a souvenir back home an ideal place to go is the Puerto Pollensa Market. The market is held in The Square every Wednesday from 10am until noon and is a great place to find locally made leather, lace and ceramic crafts that reflect the artistic culture of the area. You can also see beautiful art displayed at the museum and art gallery in Pollensa.
If you want to spend the day away from your Puerto Pollensa villa exploring Majorca, you can join one of the many organized tours. The tours take you to places such as the Bodegas Ca’n Vidalet vineyards, the Medieval Show in Palmañola and the Pirates Adventure theatre show in Magalluf.
If you’re looking for entertainment for the kids you can take them to Aqualand Magalluf, where there are water slides and rides that the whole family can enjoy.
The Mediterranean climate of Puerto Pollensa makes it a wonderful holiday destination year round. The pleasant weather means that you can soak up the sun no matter what time of year you rent an apartment or villa in Puerto Pollensa.
BMI offer daily flights from London’s Heathrow airport to Palma de Mallorca. Other airlines that service Palma, Majorca include easyJet, Ryanair, Flybe and British Airways. From Palma tourists need to take a bus or taxi to their villa or apartment in Puerto Pollensa.