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Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information

 

Tourist Information and Travel Guide to the resort of Santa Ponsa


Santa Ponsa BeachBeautiful view from El Toro to Illa d'es Malgrat

Santa Ponsa Beach                                                    View from El Toro to Illa d'es Malgrat

The Resort - Accommodation


The resort of Santa Ponsa has been extremely popular since tourism began on the Island of Mallorca. It has something for everyone and a firm favourite with couples, families and groups. This popularity has resulted in considerable growth and development in the area now offers a wide range of accommodation and amenities.


The main visitors to the resort for many years were from Britain and Ireland however this has expanded in recent years to incude many tourists from Germany, France, Northern and Eastern Europe.



See a selection of Accommodation see more



Tour Operators flying to Mallorca see more



The nearest Market


Santa Ponsa has a handcraft market held during the summer months Mondays - Sundays from 1800 - 0000

The nearest weekly market is held on Wednesday mornings in Andratx Village. This is a busy market and a well worth trip. You could also visit Calvia Market on Monday mornings. You can reach both Villages by car, taxi or local bus


Read about the Villages and Towns here


More on Market info see more


For Shopping and bargains read our Guide


coastline at santa ponsaProtected Forest with walkway beside beach

Santa Ponsa Beach                                                              Protected Forest beside beach


Beach and Forest


The beach is beautiful with clear waters and fine golden sand. Throughout there you will find parasols, sunbeds and watersports. Llifeguards are on daily duty during the Season.

Beside the beach is a beautiful protected natural forest area, where many birds including parakeets have taken up residence. This area is ideal for walking, especially with young children, helping to keep temperatures down on a hot Summers day! On Sundays the beach and shady areas alongside are busy with local day-trippers from other areas of the Island who come for a picnic.


Santa Ponsa Beach ApartmentsView over Santa Ponsa Bay

Santa Ponsa Beach Apartments                                   View over Santa Ponsa Bay


Boat Trip ticket office

Boat Trip ticket officeThe safe shallow waters in the bay are perfect for family swimming and you can enjoy almost every kind of watersports. Trips can be arranged from various ticket offices or from this mobile ticket office opposite the beach. Open 0900-1500 Mon-Sat 

The 2 hr boat trip to Andratx is highly recommended!




Where to Shop


Santa Ponsa Main Street Ave Rey Jaume I                       
Santa Ponsa Main Street Ave Rey Jaume I

As you approach Santa Ponsa from Palma, you will find a large Eroski Supermarket on Avenida Rey Jaume I.

There are also a variety of small supermarkets throughout the Resort.


On the main street there are a variety of small shops such as estate agents, home and fashion shops.





Santa Ponsa Main Roundabout - Plaza

Santa Ponsa Main Roundabout - Plaza



Santa Ponsa has 6 Chemists (Farmacias) throughout the resort. Most you will find near to the beach and one opposite the Tourist Information Office.



Information Office                               Chemist                                                     Taxis

Guide to Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Santa Ponsa has 6 chemists, one opposite Tourist Information OfficeGuide to Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, opposite Tourist Information Office Santa PonsaGuide to Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Santa Ponsa Plaza Roundabout, Taxis




Tourist Information Office


The Santa Ponsa Tourist Information Office, pictured above, is in a building beside the beach and forest area. There you will find all sorts of local tourist information on the resort and also information on Mallorca. Be sure to pick up a free map and if you are unable to find the information you need, ask the information expert on duty.



See other Information Offices around the Island see more



Check out the Islas Baleares website here



See attractions, theme parks and other things to do



Santa Ponsa StripCafes in Costa de la Calma

Santa Ponsa Strip                                                               Cafes in Costa de la Calma



Food and Drink - Disco Pubs - Bars


McDonalds

McDonalds

In the town centre there is a vast selection of Restaurants, Cafes and Bars serving everything from typical Spanish, Mallorquin, Indian, Chinese, British and even Dutch cuisine. Many restaurants serve Menu del Dia, a two or three course lunch with drinks included for a very reasonable price! You have a variety of fast food including McDonalds which is opposite the beach.

See our Selection of Restaurants and Cafes more info


There are many places to eat and drink clustered around the street Ramon de Moncada where you will also find the disco pubs/bars providing evening live entertainment. This area comes alive at night with many of the pubs and bars staying open until 0500 or thereabouts.

The resort continues all the way to to Los Jardines in Costa de la Calma. From there you have a terrific view over the bay. You can follow the coastal road to visit the small quieter bay at Costa de La Calma escaping the crowds on the main beach.


Small bay Costa de La Calma                              View of Santa Ponsa from Jardin del Mar

view over Santa Ponsa from Jardin del marview over santa ponsa from costa de la calma




Port Adriano


Port Adriano

Guide to Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Tourists can enjoy a walk to Port Adriano, Santa Ponsa A popular tourist walk is to Port Adriano the Marina of Santa Ponsa. This has been redeveloped over the last 3 years. You will see many Boats and Yachts of all shapes and sizes and you could also dine in the 5 star Marina Golf and Spa Hotel where you they offer all kinds of beauty treatments.

If you are interested in Spa-Wellness Centres





Car Hire and Transport


Ticket office

santa ponsa ticket officeCar hire is easily available in this resort from one of the many local Ticket Offices. Tourists can explore many beautiful towns, villages and resorts around the island of Majorca.


Towns and Villages to explore read more


Particularly enjoyable day trips are to Soller, Valldemossa, Deia in the Tramuntana Mountains. Tourists can travel there independently by car, bus, train (to Train to Soller from Plaza de Espana) etc or reserve a trip with a ticket office or tour operator in one of the hotels.


For bus routes and train information see here




Golf

golf course in santa ponsa

Santa Ponsa has three top golf courses

- Golf I, Golf II & Golf III. Tourists can arrange a game of golf privately at Golf I where you can also hire clubs, buggies and trolleys. See more Golf information.





Evening Entertainment

pirates show in magaluf

For evening entertainment outwith the hotels and nighclubs in Santa Ponsa you could try the 'Pirates' show in Magaluf

This is very popular show with holidaymakers and locals alike. .

For more on Evening Entertainment check this




Nearby Waterparks/Marineland

marineland

From Santa Ponsa you can visit Western Waterpark, Aqualand and also Marineland are all easily accessible and tickets are available on-line with discount or organised trips from hotels or ticket-offices. See Themeparks and more Attractions




You can also visit other resorts see our guides


We hope you enjoyed our review of Santa Ponsa and other local attractions please contact us if you have any questions


Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information






Guide to Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels

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InsiderTips!

Call a taxi

in Santa Ponsa
Guide to Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Taxis at Santa Ponsa Roundabout


If you are disabled or find walking difficult we recommend choosing a hotel or apartment in the centre of Santa Ponsa, near to the beach / forest area where it is mostly flat.


Visit the waterpark

at Magaluf for a fun day out! Book online or pick-up a map from a tourist information office for discount vouchers.


Guide to Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, from Santa Ponsa take a trip to a Waterpark

You can arrange to play golf at Santa Ponsa Golf 1



Free Parking

behind McDonald.


See weather & Sunshine Hours



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