Santa Ponsa - Tourist and Travel Information

Santa Ponsa, a friendly resort in the South West of the Island, is well loved by everyone

santa ponsa beach with  view to costa de la calma

The Resort Visitors and Getting there

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 generated considerable growth and development, resulting in a wide range of accommodation and amenities.

Santa Ponsa Beach View to Malgrat

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

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

Getting to Santa Ponsa is easy, from the Airport you can use the resort bus from the Airport, A11. Alternatively you could hire a car or arrange a private mini bus,perfect for small or large groups travelling together.

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santa ponsa windmill

The nearest Market to Santa Ponsa

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 island bus service

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Santa Ponsa Beach Protected Forest Beside Beach

coastline at santa ponsaProtected Forest with walkway beside beach

The beautiful Beach and Forest

Santa Ponsa beach is magnificent with clear waters and fine golden sand. You will find plenty of sunbeds, parasols and all kinds of watersports on offer. Lifeguards are on daily duty during the Tourist Season, May-October.

Beside the beach is a beautiful protected natural forest park, where many birds including parakeets have taken up residence. This area is ideal for taking a stroll, especially with young children, to help keep cool on a hot day. On Sundays the beach plus shady areas alongside are busy with local day-trippers from other regions of the Island, who come to the coast for a picnic.

Santa Ponsa Apartments View over Santa Ponsa Bay

Santa Ponsa Beach ApartmentsView over Santa Ponsa Bay

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.

santa ponsa view from seafront walkway

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

Boat Trip ticket office

Boat Trip ticket officeThe safe, shallow Santa Ponsa waters are perfect for family swimming and ideal for almost every kind of watersports. Boat 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 buy groceries in Santa Ponsa

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. You can also buy basic groceries from a variety of small grocery stores throughout the Resort.

Santa Ponsa Main Roundabout/Plaza

Santa Ponsa Main Roundabout - Plaza

Santa Ponsa has several Chemists (Farmacias) throughout the resort. Several you will find near the beach and one opposite the Tourist Office.

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Santa Ponsa Info Office Local Chemist Local Santa Ponsa Taxi

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Information Office

The Information Office, pictured above, is beside the beach and forest area. There you will find all sorts of local information on Santa Ponsa plus also on Mallorca in general. Be sure to pick up a free map and if you are unable to find what you are looking for, ask the information attendant on duty.

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Check out the Islas Baleares official tourist website here

Santa Ponsa Strip Cafes

Santa Ponsa StripCafes in Costa de la Calma

Food and Drink - Disco Pubs - Bars



In the town centre there is a vast selection of places to eat, all different types of food on offer 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 also have a variety of fast food including McDonalds and Burger King near the beach.

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Around the street Ramon de Moncada, you will find many disco pubs and bars providing live evening entertainment. This is a vibrant area at night with many of the pubs and bars staying open until the small hours.

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 Port has grown in size since its recent re-development. You find an array of Boats and luxury Yachts of all shapes and sizes. There are also some Cafes and Restaurants beside the Marina.

Santa Ponsa Golfing

golf course in santa ponsa

Santa Ponsa has three top golf courses - Golf I, II and 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.

Nearby Things to do


From Santa Ponsa you can visit Western Waterpark, Aqualand, Marineland plus Palma Aquarium. All are a short distance from the resort. Tickets are available on-line with discount or you could visit with an organised trip from a hotel-aparthotel or ticket-office. See Themeparks and more Attractions near to Santa Ponsa.

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