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Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information

 

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 of Santa Ponsa has been an extremely popular holiday resort since tourism began on the island of Mallorca.  The resort has something to offer everyone and is a firm favourite with couples, families and groups alike. This popularity has resulted in considerable growth and development of many Hotels and Apartments, Restaurants and Bars etc.


For many years Santa Ponsa was very popular with tourists from Britain and Ireland but now it attracts a wide range of visitors including tourists from Germany, France, Northern and Eastern Europe.


Santa Ponsa and Costa de La Calma have many hotels to choose from to enjoy your stay.

See our selection of Accommodation see more




For information on Tour Operators flying to Mallorca see more


The nearest market is in Andratx Village and is this is held every Wednesday morning, a busy market and lovely trip for tourists to enjoy. If you prefer you can visit Calvia Market on Monday mornings and you can travel by car, local bus or taxi.

Read about the Villages and Towns here


There is also a handcraft market held in the resort during the summer months Mondays - Sundays from 1800 - 0000.

More on Markets read more

For Shopping Ideas read our Guide


coastline at santa ponsaProtected Forest with walkway beside beach

Santa Ponsa Beach                                        Protected Forest with walkway beside beach

Beside the beach is a beautiful protected natural forest area, where there are many birds including parakeets which have taken up residence. This is an ideal area for walking with young children or staying cool on a hot Summers day! You will also find that this area is very popular on Sundays with local day-trippers from Palma who come for a day out to picnic near the shaded parts of the beach, away from the heat.  Throughout the beach you will find parasols and sunbeds.


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 watersport which can be arranged in the ticket offices around the area or from this mobile ticket office opposite the beach. It is open from 0900-1500 Mon-Sat.  

The boat trip to Andratx (2hour trip) is super more


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

As you approach the resort of Santa Ponsa from Palma, you will find the main street, Avenida Rey Jaume I, where there are 2 Eroski Supermarkets (chain supermarkets) one on each side of the road and also you will find many bars, cafes, restaurants. There are also numerous other shops including a number of estate agents and some furniture shops etc.



Santa Ponsa Main Roundabout - Plaza

Santa Ponsa Main Roundabout - Plaza



Information Office                               Chemist                          Taxis at main roundabout

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


The Santa Ponsa Tourist Information Office is beside the beach, near the protected 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 attendant on duty to search their database.


Your Local Tourist Information offices can be found here


You can see more official offices around Mallorca on the website of the Islas Baleares here


In the area, you will find plenty of Chemists (Farmacias), 6 in total. Most of them near to the beach and one opposite the Tourist Information Office


If you need a taxi you will find a taxi stand at the Santa Ponsa roundabout near the Plaza Hotel.


For more information on trips and attractions with prices etc see here


Santa Ponsa StripCafes in Costa de la Calma

Santa Ponsa Strip                                                               Cafes in Costa de la Calma

McDonalds

McDonalds

Within the centre of the resort you will also find a huge and varied selection of Santa Ponsa's Restaurants, Cafes & Bars serving a range of food from typical Spanish, Mallorquin, Indian, Chinese, British and even Dutch. Many restaurants also serve Menu del Dia, a two or three course lunch with drinks included for a very reasonable price! If you wish you can also visit McDonalds which is opposite the beach.

See our Selection of Restaurants and Cafes here


Many of the restaurants, cafes and bars are clustered around the street Ramon de Moncada where there are also many disco pubs providing evening live entertainment. The resort spreads to Costa de la Calma where you will find the square Los Jardines. From Costa de La Calma you have a terrific view over

the bay of Santa Ponsa and there is a coastal road you can follow from there. You could visit this small bay at Costa de La Calma to escape 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

Guide to Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Tourists can enjoy a walk to Port Adriano, Santa Ponsa Many tourists enjoy a walk to Port Adriano which is the Marina of Santa Ponsa, which has been redeveloped over the last 3 years. You will see many Boats and Yachts of all shapes and sizes and there is also a 5 star Marina Golf and Spa Hotel where you could arrange to have a beauty treatment or massage.

If you are interested in Spa

Hotels see here


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.


Read more information on Towns here here


Particularly enjoyable day trips are to Soller, Valdemosa, Deia in the Tramuntana Mountains. Tourists can travel there independently by car, bus, 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


The roads through the Tramuntana Mountains are very steep and with many bends therefore take care if you are travelling independently!


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 which is very popular with holidaymakers and locals alike.  This is a spectacular acrobatic and dancing show with dinner included .  You can buy tickets at your hotel, at ticket offices in the Santa Ponsa area or direct from the internet.  You can drive to Magaluf in a few minutes or take a taxi.

For more information on Nightspots around Mallorca check this


Nearby Waterparks/Marineland

marineland

From the resort of Santa Ponsa the 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.


For more information on all the Attractions nearby and around Mallorca check this guide


If you visit the Waterparks, check out out resort guides

 

Boat Trips

boat trips

There are many boat trips that can be arranged from the reort to to Andratx and various places around the Island. One of the trips is the glass-bottom boat which is very enjoyable for tourists with families. You can buy tickets from any of the ticket offices and there is a small ticket office directly opposite the beach, near McDonalds in the shape of an old telephone-box, open 0900-1500


We hope you enjoyed our review of Santa Ponsa and other local attractions

       

Guide to Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels

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


If you are disabled or find walking difficult we would

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


  

Parking in the resort is behind McDonalds!


See weather & Sunshine Hours


  

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