From old fishing village to lively resort, Santa Ponsa attracts visitors from all over the world. Located in the south-west of Majorca, is a hotbed of holiday activities. Santa Ponsa is a vibrant resort, popular with families. It has a classic Spanish vibe, but don’t let that fool you, Santa Ponsa is all holiday sand, surf and fun in the sun.
Compared to the island's eastern coast, Santa Ponsa can seem a little built up. But, have no fear, Santa Ponsa has also kept its identity and a traditional vibe. Scratch the surface and you’ll find winding cobbled streets, whitewashed houses and gorgeous Spanish architecture.
The beaches, however, are the true centrepiece. Beautiful weather, golden sandy beaches and bright sun is what you’ll get all day long in Santa Ponsa. Santa Ponsa's blue flag beach is one of the best on Majorca. You’ll need your suncream and sunglasses whenever you go to its sands. The blue Mediterranean waters will cool you off on a hot easyJet holidays trip to Santa Ponsa. Nearby, walk along Port Adriano and visit the yachts owned by rich and famous celebrities.
Hit the links while in Santa Ponsa. The resort has world-class golf courses. Whether it is 18-holes or just nine, you will be on the fairways throughout your stay. Fancy a horse ride? Santa Ponsa has a number of horse riding facilities. Have a new viewpoint from atop the back of a horse as you glide over the Majorcan landscape.
Port d’Andratx is the classiest seaside resort on Majorca. Port d'Andratx offers glitz and glamour to visitors. Featuring a gorgeous harbour, Port d'Andratx is a haven frequented by film stars and Spanish royalty. The village is stunning and offers water-side dining so close you can see the sealife below, along with winding streets and boutique stores to while away an afternoon.
Palma Nova is the most popular holiday destination in the southwest of Majorca. Three beaches stretch along a promenade that connects all of them. Many of the activities in Palma Nova are beach centred, so bring your suncream and towel.
El Toro is a small fishing village situated on the coast. El Toro's 250 metres long beach is the centre to the resort’s fun. El Toro is perfect for couples as you can find adult-only hotels at the resort.
Exploring Santa Ponsa...
Santa Ponsa is famous for hosting two major fiestas during the summer. Rocio, held every June, is a weeklong Andalusian religious festival. The Fiesta of Rei en Jaume is a mammoth two-week celebration marking the landing and conquering of Majorca by King Jaime I in 1229, and is held in September. It’s a traditional Spanish party!
What better way to see the Majorcan coast than to sail around the south-west shoreline of the island? A catamaran trip allows you to see the gorgeous views of the island on deck. Down below, you will be able to enjoy drinks with the other passengers.
Santa Ponsa is home to three great golf courses. With two 18-hole courses and one nine-hole course, Santa Ponsa provides golf lovers with plenty of choices in its challenging courses. The town experiences dry, warm weather throughout the spring and summer. Tee off in golden sunshine every day.
Santa Ponsa Beach
Santa Ponsa Beach has been awarded Europe's prestigious blue flag designation. You'll be able to find plenty of water sports to partake in when visiting the beach, including jet skiing, water skiing and boat trips. You can even try your hand at scuba diving while visiting Santa Ponsa Beach.
Majorcan cuisine is based around seafood, pork and vegetables. Many of the fish dishes are created from seafood caught fresh each day. Each dish is full of flavour. Arròs Brut is one local favourite that combines rice with vegetables and meat. Think of it as similar to paella. Frit Mallorqui is made from offal and vegetables. Unique and delicious, Santa Ponsa’s cuisine pleases visitors.
Santa Ponsa restaurants
You'll be able to find plenty of great local restaurants in Santa Ponsa. Menus will feature a variety of dishes featuring pork, beef or seafood. Fancy tapas and wine? You’ll be able to find it in Santa Ponsa. The resort also caters to other international tastes. You'll be able to find something for everyone in Santa Ponsa no matter what you're looking to eat.
With its great location, gorgeous beaches, shopping, restaurants, bars and festivals, holidays in Santa Ponsa really do have a lot to offer. easyJet holidays are hard to beat when comes to finding cheap holidays to Santa Ponsa. Book your flights and accommodation together to save money, and secure your getaway with a low deposit today.
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