A world away from the bustling, lively resorts in the south of the island, Puerto Pollensa is an idyllic Mediterranean paradise set against the backdrop of the striking Sierra de Tramuntana Mountains. Fringed by olive groves and rolling forest, you’ll find secluded crags and coves, stunning beaches and whole host of fantastic activities from waterskiing to fishing, and scuba diving to golf – Puerto Pollensa holidays are set in a stunning resort and offer something for everyone.
The resort is centred around an attractive marina and yacht club lined with plenty of bars, shops and restaurants that provide a wonderful spot to relax in the sun with a glass of local wine and watch the world drift by. Puerto Pollensa is one of Majorca’s culinary capitals and there is wide range of cuisines available, and those specialising in freshly caught seafood are truly exceptional. From the marina you can charter a boat and explore the stunning coastline, or join an organised glass-bottomed boat trip that gives you a glimpse of the diverse Mediterranean marine world. Alternatively, why not rent out a little fishing boat and catch something for dinner?
Watersports for all
Home to several breathtakingly beautiful beaches, Puerto Pollensa is one of the most attractive beach resorts for holidays in the Balearics. Although the fine white sands may provide the ideal sunbathing spot and the crystal clear waters the perfect place for a refreshing dip, it’s the vast range of water sports that make that make the beaches in Puerto Pollensa so special. You can try your hand at scuba diving, snorkelling, jet skiing, waterskiing, windsurfing, pedaloes, parasailing, canoeing and much more! Remarkably intricate sand sculptures can often be seen adorning the beach. Also be sure to check out the picturesque lighthouse at Formentor, the views from the top are sensational!
In and around Puerto Pollensa, outdoor activities are plentiful and varied, and guaranteed to provide plenty of fun in the sun! The spectacular rugged countryside, rolling trees and mountain scenery provide an almost unrivalled location for hiking, cycling and horse riding, with extensive trails surrounding the resort. Alternatively those who feel the need for speed and enjoy some thrilling quad biking, whilst those looking for a more leisurely pursuit will find the area is prime bird watching setting. Golfers will find numerous high-quality 18-hole course in the region, and kids will love the exhilarating go-karting track in neighbouring Puerto Pollensa!
Finally, Majorca is always a family favourite and for a fantastic day out for all the family head to the Hidropark in neighbouring Alcudia, which offers hours upon hours of watery fun in the sun! The water park features many slides including two gravity-defying ‘Kamikaze’ slides, a thrilling wave pool, several gentle pools for young children, three mini-golf courses and plenty of amenities such as bars and restaurants.