Puerto Pollensa is located towards the north east of Majorca around an hour from the airport and is well suited to those who want to see the quieter side of the island.
As a result, it should come as little surprise to learn that the resort is one where families are known to return year on year – with impressive levels of sun making it a prime year-round destination.
Like the other major resorts on the island, Puerto Pollensa is home to a varied range of accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets, from five-star hotels featuring all the facilities you could need to more budget offerings for those working to a tighter budget.
Two sandy beaches sit around Puerto Pollensa’s marina are and provide somewhere to relax under the sun, with a selection of smaller beaches for those who prefer to head away from the crowds.
Behind the beaches, a palm lined promenade is home to a range of bars, cafes and restaurants that will ensure you aren’t short of somewhere to grab a quick bite to eat or something to drink.
The nearby Formentor Peninsula provides scenic surroundings in which to explore the natural beauty of the island, whilst the resort of Alcudia – steeped in history and culture - is also just a short trip away.
Relax on the sand
The beach at Puerto Pollensa is a great one for families as the shallow waters and a special area designated just for swimming make is a safe option for those who have children in tow. There are also places where you can sample a range of watersports if you wish, including windsurfing, snorkeling and sailing.
Close to the Old Town or nearby Alcudia you’ll find the roman ruins of Pollentia. Here, you can gain an insight into what the resort was like thousands of years ago, with the archaeological site that contains the ruins of a whole residential area whilst there is a museum where you can explore various artefacts that have been uncovered through years of excavation work.
Enjoy seafood at the marina
There are various restaurants located across Puerto Pollensa that provide the chance to sample all manner of cuisine, but the marina area is where you need to go if you fancy sampling some seafood. You’ll be able to sample the freshest fish there is cooked in a traditional way, whilst dishes like paella are always popular.
Pollenca Old Town
If you want to take a break from the beach then the traditional tow of Pollenca, around 15 minutes inland, is worth a visit. You’ll be able to explore the old medieval streets, relax with a coffee in the main square and then take in the views from Calvary Hill over the surrounding landscapes.
Easily accessible from Puerto Pollensa, the Boquer Valley is a great place to spend a day exploring if you fancy a hike or want to see some of Majorca’s native wildlife. It’s not the easiest of walks but certainly one of the most rewarding.
Explore the shops
The shops around Puerto Pollensa might not be the big name department stores selling the top class designer gear but that’s not to say they aren’t worth exploring if you want a bargain to take back home. Head into the network of alleys that are around the marina area and you’ll find all manner of stores where you can seek our souvenirs whilst there is a weekly market in the main square.
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