Santa Ponsa, Majorca (Mallorca), Balearic Islands, Spain
Santa Ponsa South Beach
View of Santa Ponsa
Description of Santa Ponsa
The actual local spelling of Santa Ponsa is Santa Ponça the ç is pronounced s
as in sat.
has grown in and around a wide and deeply recessed sparkling blue bay, edged by pines and sun-bleached sands. The main beach, with its large expanse of white sands, is popular with both holidaymakers and locals, but there is a smaller, quieter beach to the south. Many watersports are available, as are tennis, bicycle hire and golf. Santa Ponsa achieves a good balance between both beach and nightlife. Discos, clubs and bars, particularly Irish bars with live music, provide a fun atmosphere in Santa Ponsa, with dozens of restaurants. There are also good facilities for self catering stays.
Visit in September when the annual 'Moors and Christians' festival takes place, with a battle on the beach and a medieval market.
Santa Ponsa is the location of the landing of King James I (Rei Jaume 1) Christian army when it ousted the Moors from the island
Location of Santa Ponsa
Located 30 km from Palma on Majorca's southwest coast. It's easy to reach the rugged north west coast from Santa Ponsa, and explore the pretty villages and incredible views.
Transfer time 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
Santa Ponsa Beaches
Platja de Santa Ponsa
The main beach stretches across the bay, its glowing wide expanse of white sand is backed up by a small promenade, bordering some tall pine trees. For those sun-worshippers wishing to explore, there is a smaller beach located further round the bay.
Little Beach - Calo d'en Pellicer
A very popular beach for the locals at a weekend can make this verry small and pretty beach set in a narrow bay very crowded. The beach does not have any facilities at all.
Located on the bays South side between the main beach and Santa Ponsa Marina
There is a handy bus stop on the main road
North Side of bay
There is another very small beach, Plaja des Castellot, located on the north side near the Hotel Jardin del Mar. Other wise ithe seafront is rocky and has a small boat jetty
The Windmill is located on the C-719 Carretera Palma - Anratx roadand the junction of Avinguda Rei Jaume 1
A typical wooden 6 vane windmill giving a picturesque view to the sky line.
There are 100s of windmills on Mallorca, being used to either grind grain or pump water to for surface use. The more modern metal ones are to either generate electricity or to pump water
Santa Ponsa Shopping
Santa Ponsa provides for guests' practical needs with supermarkets and other essentials throughout the resort, as well as the occasional craft bazaar and a weekly market in Calvia.
Nightlife in Santa Ponsa
There are a good selection of bars and late-night venues on offer, particularly Irish bars with live music, providing a great atmosphere. A handful of discos and clubs are also available for those seeking a night on the tiles.
The Square has a lively atmosphere in the evening created by the pavement cafés and open air bars and a central stage where entertainmnt for kids and later for adults is performed.
The Strip, the road called Ramon de Montcada, is full of bars, with one section crammed with Irish bars
There are a plentiful selection of restaurants and eateries to choose from, serving an array of both local and international dishes. Everything from fast food to a la carte dining with sea views is available.
Santa Ponsa is well serviced by buses, within the resort and to other resorts and towns including the capital, Palma. The buses are operated by TIB
The several bus stops in Santa Ponsa, many of the main ones are shown on our Santa Ponsa Map, are usually marked with a sign post similar to the one below. The Sign displays bus routes, times and an area route map
The main bus stop, a mini bus station is located at tho large roundabout, Plasa Santa Ponsa. Next to the Casa Vida Apartments and the hotels Bon Repose and Casablanca
L100. Andratx-Port d'Andratx-s'Arracó-Sant Elm
L102. Palma-Santa Ponça-Peguera-Andratx-Port d'Andratx
L104. Palma-Bendinat-Portals Nous-Son Caliu-Palmanova-Magaluf-Son Ferrer-El Toro-Santa Ponça-Costa de la Calma- Peguera
L105. Palma-Palmanova-Magaluf-El Toro-Son Ferrer
L106. Palma-Bendinat-Portals Nous-Son Caliu-Palmanova-Magaluf
L107. Palma-Marineland-Son Caliu-Palmanova-Magaluf-Cala Vinyes-Casino
L110A.Peguera-Santa Ponça-Es Galatzó-Son Bugadelles-Calvià-es Capdellà
L110B.Santa Ponça-Son Ferrer-El Toro-Palmanova-Magaluf-Calvià-es Capdellà
L111. Palma-Portals platja-Portals-Son Caliu-Son Bugadelles-Calvià-es Capdellà
Santa Ponsa Tourist information Office
The information office is located on the main road that runs along the beach opposite Hotel Palmeia Isabela
Package Holidays to Santa Ponsa
Mallorca (Majorca) Menu
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