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Destination guide

Experience Majorca with Pollença District holiday rentals

Pollença District is an enchanting slice of Majorca, surrounded by forested mountains and fringed by sparkling coastline. Spend your time basking on golden beaches, browsing boutique galleries in the cobblestone streets of Old Town and soaking up the bohemian atmosphere. Planning a getaway to the Balearic Islands? Stay in the characterful village or escape to the foothills, where you'll find a stunning collection of Pollença District holiday lets.

History

Unearth Balearic history with Pollença District holiday lets

Like much of Majorca, Pollença District is steeped in Balearic history. The cobblestoned Old Town is anchored by Placa Major, a sun-drenched square lined with historic buildings and open-air cafes. Esglesia del Calvari, perched above the Old Town, is a picturesque hilltop chapel accessed by a cypress-lined staircase. Why not stay in a living piece of history with traditional Majorcan townhouses? Flower-filled courtyards are ideal for sun-drenched breakfasts spent with friends and family.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Pollensa

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Pollensa has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Paintball Fantasy (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Hidropark (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Karting Can Picafort (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Cuber Lake (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Bodegues Castell Miquel (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Bodega José L. Ferrer (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
Day trips

Plan your day trips from Pollença holiday rentals

  • Go eastwards to the rises of the mighty Cap de Formentor, where zig-zagging walking paths cover the steep cliffs
  • Head to elegant Port de Pollença, for a day of glowing beaches and seaside restaurants
  • Palma de Mallorca has UNESCO-attested history just 45 minutes' drive away to the south-west
  • Drive deep within the Tramuntana Mountains to Soller, a stunning town of ochre-coloured mansions and sweeping orange groves
  • Head south-east to find the S'Albufera Natural Park, an important wetland habitat that's home to falcons and ospreys
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Pollensa

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Pollensa

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Pollensa. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Puig Mayor (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Cala Barques (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • S'Albufereta (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Playa de Alcudia (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Badia de Pollença (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Es Caló (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
Beaches

Balearic beach hopping with Pollença District holiday lets

Sunseekers will love villa rentals in Port de Pollença, a horseshoe-shaped Blue Flag beach overlooking the Serra de Tramuntana mountains. With almost 1.5 kilometres of sand to claim and plenty of parasols to rent, it's great for swimming, sunbathing and sandcastle building competitions. If you want to eliminate tan lines, simply retreat to the poolside terrace of your Pollença District villa rental for a private sunbathing session. With spacious living areas and a boutique atmosphere, they're perfect for group getaways and luxe hen party weekends.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Pollensa

The nearest airport is in Palma de Mallorca (PMI), located 27.3 mi (44 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Getting around Pollença District from your holiday rental

The narrow streets and staircases of Pollença Village are best explored on foot. If you're heading to the beach it's best to jump in a taxi or drive your rental car. From Palma, buses run to Pollença in roughly 45 minutes. If quality time with your nearest and dearest is a priority, simply stay put with Pollença District holiday homes. Private gardens, spacious living areas and family-style kitchens provide an ideal setting for island escapes.

Food & drink 

Bite into Majorcan delicacies in Pollença District

Dining out in Pollença Village is a treat, with a bevy of sidewalk cafes, courtyard bistros and fairy light-draped al fresco restaurants to choose from. Save your appetite for local Majorcan delicacies, like sauteed prawns, roasted lamb, seafood paella and slow-roasted suckling pig. Wash down your meal with a glass of syrupy Madeira wine, or Palo, a caramel and cinchona bark-infused Balearic aperitif. Mornings are best spent sipping espresso and soaking up the sunshine on the terrace of your Pollença District holiday villa.

Essential info

Key facts for Pollença District holiday home stays

  • Stock up on euros at over a dozen local ATMs scattered across Pollença Village
  • Looking for holiday reads? Get your hands on a copy of Problem at Pollensa Bay, an Agatha Christie bestseller inspired by the ancient town
  • Leave your valuables back at your villa and take only essentials to the beach
  • Travelling as a family or group? Swap pricey hotels in Palma for spacious holiday homes in Pollença District

How many holiday rentals are available around Pollença?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,474 holiday lettings around Pollença. From 2,820 villas to 1,712 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pollença?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Pollença:

  • Urbanització Gotmar: 539 holiday homes
  • Urbanització la Font: 307 holiday homes
  • Port de Sóller: 190 holiday homes
  • Sant Nicolau: 151 holiday homes
  • Platja de Palma: 164 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Pollença?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Pollença. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pollensa Port: 7,464 holiday lettings
  • Placa Major: 8,356 holiday lettings
  • Calvario: 8,332 holiday lettings
  • Formentor Cape Lighthouse: 6,153 holiday lettings
  • Church of Our Lady of the Angels: 8,374 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pollença listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Pollença?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 2,820 Villas in Pollença. Our other popular types of Pollença holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,712 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 1,240 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 457 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pollença?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,718 holiday homes with pool available in Pollença. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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