September – November
LCY → PMI
Freedom of movement
Travel insurance is recommended
Holidaymakers have flocked to the lively and sun-soaked resort of Santa Ponsa in the southwest of Majorca (Mallorca) since the 1950s, and it is no wonder. There is a massive stretch of sandy beach, plus a huge range of cafes and restaurants and an energetic nightlife scene. And you are perfectly placed for getting around the island – Magaluf and Palma Nova are just 10 minutes down the road, while Palma, the island’s capital, is only 20 kilometres away.
The main beach is Playa Santa Ponsa and features a vast expanse of soft, white sand. It’s got every facility you would expect from Santa Ponsa holidays, from tempting loungers with umbrellas to nets for a game of volleyball. Beyond the sand is a promenade brimming with bars, cafes and restaurants. This backs onto pine forests where, if you look carefully, you’ll spot parakeets. Head down to the marina and you will find a smaller, quieter stretch of sand, known as Little Beach.
Temperature: Average of 26 to 29 degrees Celsius in summer.
Best time for holidays in Santa Ponsa: Easter when you will find quiet beaches and experience warm temperatures.
Santa Ponsa has Mediterranean summers meaning long hours of sunshine, with temperatures staying at a beach-friendly average of 26 degrees Celsius between June and September. If you visit in August, you may experience the temperature rising to about 30 degrees Celsius.
You may find numerous places to pay a visit to on Santa Ponsa holidays. Santa Ponsa is also popular because of its white-sanded beaches and crystal-clear waters. The main street of Santa Ponsa, called Ramon de Montcada is the resort’s liveliest area and there are wide range of wining and dining opportunities for holidaymakers.
A favourite seaside destination for decades, the resort feature two pristine golden beaches stretching along a lively seafront promenade. Perfectly located for family outings, Santa Ponsa is a short bus ride from top attractions like Western Park – a popular water park and Marineland, home to a great dolphinarium and shark tanks.
Santa Ponsa’s sunny days are tailor-made for time spent on the beach, relaxing on a sun-lounger or speeding over the water on a jet ski. If you need some peace and quiet for Santa Ponsa holidays, wander along the coast to Little Beach, a peaceful bay located at the edge of the resort. By evening, enjoy family dinners on the waterfront, or if you are with friends visit Calle Ramon de Montcada, the best clubbing street in the resort.
Santa Ponsa is the home of three golf courses, including two 18-hole courses. Santa Ponsa 1 Golf Course has played host to the Balearic Open, and has first-class facilities and a range of hotels for holidays in Santa Ponsa. The resort’s stunning landscape is perfect for other activities, as well, horse riding and mountain biking are popular ways of exploring the island.