A slice of Majorcan style, Portal Nous sits snug between the sea and the mountains. Although located very close to the more well-known and busy cities of Palma and Magaluf, Portal Nous has its forged its own fierce identity. Peaceful and tranquil, this picturesque spot is known to be frequented by celebrities and royalty looking to unwind with elegance. Portal Nous provides a taste of the high life, with restaurants, golfing and shopping in abundance. The town’s exclusive atmosphere provides a touch of glamour and sophistication not usually expected of a Majorcan seaside resort.
Portal Nous also has everything you would expect from a Majorcan coastal town, with a sandy beach and an active marina providing enough entertainment and relaxation to keep bringing visitors back year after year. Although it is a stylish oasis, being close by to Palma and Magaluf means that you never have to choose between living the party lifestyle and treating yourself to a grown-up evening out, or a good stretch on a clean beach.
Whether it’s the view across the rich blue harbour waters, or the vistas from Costa d'en Blanes, a hillside hamlet overlooking the landscape, the Portal Nous area is undeniably attractive. If you are ready for an alternative Majorcan experience from what you might expect, then Portal Nous is ready to welcome you.
Puerto Portals Marina
A glamorous haunt of celebrities, this port nearby to Portal Nous is a place to see and be seen. The marina may be small, but it still harbours more than its fair share of pricey yachts moored there. There are plenty of events year round, including car shows and regattas, as well as a sailing school. However, you don’t need to be a mariner to enjoy the attractive views, boutique shops and fine dining, all overlooking the harbour. Settle into one of the harbour-side bars with a glass of wine to people-watch the evening away. After all, you never know who you might spot stepping off a luxury yacht.
Portal Nous Beach
At only a hundred metres long, it may not be the largest stretch of beach in Majorca, but it is known for its soft, golden sands. Although many families and travellers alike are drawn to its clear waters, the beach is rarely over-crowded. For those looking for an active day, there are plenty of water-based activities to enjoy, including jet skis, kayaks and windsurfing, all sure to get your heart pumping. Those more attracted to a slower pace of life can simply relax on the beach and then wander up to a nearby beach bar to round off the day.
Exploring Portal Nous…
When you’re not winding down by the waves, there are plenty of leisure activities nearby to Portal Nous.
Those looking for a close-up experience of marine wildlife may wish to visit Marineland. Occupied by dolphins, sea lions and parrots, there are large aquariums showcasing all kinds of fish and wildlife from across the oceans. This one is very popular with young families, plus there is even a bird sanctuary and a miniature zoo to complete the park.
Real Golf de Bendinat
Like many places across Spain, golfing is very popular and the course at Real Golf de Bendinat is well respected, and often considered one of the best in Spain. It has even been known to attract the rich and famous since it opened in 1986. Set within lush woodland, carefully placed lakes and bunkers make it a rewarding golfing experience.
A more unusual attraction is the mythically themed Katmandu Park, a short drive away from Portal Nous. First established around a house full of interactive experiences and illusions, the park has now expanded to include climbing obstacles, a splash park, virtual rollercoasters and soft play for the younger ones.
Those looking for a taste of Spain should make the trip to one of the oldest street markets in Majorca, based in the calle Major in the village of Calvià. With over 60 stalls set up every Wednesday morning, the market sells everything from clothing to locally produced foods, such as cured hams and cheeses.
A glass of refreshing sangria, a wine-based fruity cocktail, is always a popular choice, but for a spritzier version, try it made with cava at one of the beach bars.
The marina at Puerto Portals offers a taste of the highlife, with international restaurants serving all kinds of dishes from around the world by the beautiful harbour. However, you can also find traditional Spanish dishes, such as tapas and paella cooked with fresh seafood caught locally.
Those willing to explore further out of the island can discover world renowned Michelin restaurants, and nearby Palma also revels in its own food culture, with new restaurants regularly opening. Try tombet, a Majorcan dish similar to ratatouille made from potatoes, aubergines and peppers and topped with tomato, garlic and parsley. Although it is often served as a side dish with meat or fish, it also makes a great option for vegetarians.
Family friendly, but with a resounding nod to adult sophistication, Portal Nous is bathed in sunshine throughout the year. With so many jet-setting famous faces deciding to holiday here over the years, visit for yourself to grab a slice of the high life.
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