Pollensa (Puerto Pollensa) is one of the most popular holiday resorts in Majorca, situated about 66 km. from capital Palma de Mallorca, on the north coast of Majorca. Pollensa is the town and Puerto Pollensa is the beach resort and welcomes thousands of tourist every year with its fine white sandy natural beach and crystal clear waters.
Pollensa has all the necessary tourist services. There are variety of nice hotels and apartments to choose from. There also many restaurants, bars, shops and leisure activities at the beach promenade of Pollensa. The restaurants and bars in Pollensa are always full.
Things to Do & See
The resort and there are wide range of dining and wining opportunities for the holidaymakers. Top things to do and see in Pollensa include;
- a great day out at the Puerto Pollensa beach,
- do water sports,
- attending to boat trips,
- hiking, nature walking,
- a visit to the capital city of Palma de Mallorca,
- Pollensa Old Town,
- Pollentia Monographic Museum,
- the Roman City of Pollentia,
- Pollensa Golf Club,
- S’Albufera Nature Park.
As for beaches; Puerto Pollensa beach, on the south of the Marina and Albercutx beach, runs from the Marina north in front of the Pine Walk are the beautiful beaches in Pollensa.
Puerto Pollensa beach
Puerto Pollensa beach is the main beach of Pollensa. Puerto Pollensa beach is a great white sandy beach with a 9900 meters length and 40 metres width with fine sand, warm and crystal clear waters.
S’Albufera in s’Albufera – Muro
S’Albufera is a beautiful nature park which is a former lake separated from the sea by a line of dunes. S’Albufera has been covered progressively with sediments turning into a large flooded plain that is home to migratory birds.
Address: Ctra. Ma-12 (Alcúdia – Can Picafort), pont dels Anglesos, 07458, s’Albufera – Muro, Majorca, Spain
Tel: +34 971 892 250 ; Web : www.mallorcaweb.net/salbufera
Pollentia Monographic Museum in Pollensa
Pollentia Monographic Museum (Museu Monogràfic de Pollentia) is a great museum located at the site of 14th century former hospital. A nice collection of archaeological pieces such as ceramics, household shrine figures, cameos and sculptures from ancient Pollentia are exhibited at the museum.
Address: Carrer de Sant Jaume, 30 · 07400 Alcúdia, Pollensa, Majorca, Spain
Access: Bus L351
Tel: +34 971 897 102 ; Web : www.alcudia.net
The Roman City of Pollentia in Alcudia
The Roman City of Pollentia (Ciutat romana de Pollèntia) is situated on the south of the historical quarter of Alcudia. The visitors may find several different excavation sites that allow them to discover aspects of life in this city. The site also hosts the houses of La Portella, the forum and the Roman theatre.
Address: Av. dels Prínceps d’Espanya, s/n · 07400 Alcúdia, Majorca, Spain
Access: Bus L351; Tel: +34 971 897 102
Pollensa Old Town in Pollensa
Pollensa is the neighbour resort located about 7 km. from Alcudia. The Pollensa Old Town is the heart of the city and is worth a visit and see.
The medieval town has great cultural sites, pretty streets and squares.
Address: Pollensa, Majorca, Spain
Pollensa Golf Club in Pollensa
The course has 9 holes, PAR 35 (70 para 18 holes) two par 3, one par 5 y six par 4.
Address: Ctra. Palma – Pollença, km. 49.3, 07460 Pollensa, Majorca, Spain
Tel: +34 971 533 216 ; Web: www.golfpollensa.com
Pedalling through the island’s wonderful landscapes, paths, almond groves, orchards and charming villages is a great attraction in Majorca.
Horseback riding in Majorca is also a great alternative attractions for nature lovers. There are also pony tours for kids in Majorca. Below you may find the popular centres that offer horseback riding and horse safari in Majorca.
Hiking and Nordic Walking
Hiking and Nordic walking is also another popular outdoor activities in Majorca for nature lovers. Majorca offers great natural beauties, mountains and more… The surrounding areas of Majorca is excellent for nature lovers. Holidaymakers may do Nordic walking along the mountain and one coastline routes of Majorca.
Palma de Mallorca – 66 km. from Puerto Pollensa
Palma de Mallorca is the capital city of Majorca. A great day out in Palma de Mallorca is a great attraction. Holidaymakers may explore Palma de Mallorca by city sightseeing buses. There are many beautiful and historical places to see in Palma de Mallorca that include; the Bellver Castle, sa Llotja (old commercial exchange), the La Almudaina Royal Palace (the old Citadel) and the La Seu Cathedral.