Puerto Pollensa is located in the
northern part of Mallorca. It is not far from the holiday resort
whereas the distance to the airport near Palma de Mallorca is
approx. 65 km.
The official name of the beach in
Puerto Pollensa is Platja del Port de Pollensa. It is located inside
a large bay and from the beach there is a lovely view of the rocks
on the Formentor peninsula.
The beach in general
Puerto Pollensa has many fine sand beaches.
The main beach is located a bit south
of the harbour and is officially called Platja del Port de Pollensa.
It is almost one and a half kilometres long and very wide. From the
beach, there is an impressive view of the mountains on the Formentor
North of the harbour, there are some
small beaches along the wide sea front. This is a very nice area,
but it may be a bit crowded in July and August.
All the beaches have bright and
fine-grained sand, and the water is clear and rather shallow. There
are many sections with sun lounges and sunshades just as there are
showers and toilets several places.
It is possible to park along the road
behind the large beach or in the paid parking lot near the harbour.
Here you can park in the central part of town.
With their lovely soft sand and quite shallow water, all the beaches
are child-friendly. There are rarely high waves, particularly at the
beaches north of the harbour.
Water sports activities
At the large beach, you can rent boats, windsurfing equipment,
small catamarans and water bikes.
From the harbour, it is possible to
take different boat trips for examples diving trips. Or a trip with
a sailboat, from where you can swim and go snorkelling, when it is
anchored up. It is also possible to rent your own small motor boat
Along the sea front north of the harbour, there is a great
selection of cafés and restaurants with outdoor service on the
The large beach south of the harbour
has a variety of small restaurants and mini markets where it is
possible to buy refreshments.
Puerto Pollensa holiday resort
Puerto Pollensa is a charming and lovely town with a nice beach and
sea front. It is a fine alternative to Alcudia if your prefer to
stay in the northern part of Mallorca.
There are many good hotels in Puerto
Pollensa such as the apartment hotel Apartamentos Bellamar, which is
located right next to the beach and is of very high standard.
The town has a good location for
excursions to the Formenter peninsula, for example to the lovely
beach Cala Formentor or the Cap de Formentor at the head of the
peninsula. Every Sunday morning, there is a large market at the
Placa Mayor in Puerto Pollensa.