Pollensa (Puerto Pollensa) is a charming holiday town located on the north east corner of Majorca in Spain, at the foot the Tramuntana mountain range, in the Pollensa Bay. Pollensa is one of the most popular holiday resorts in Majorca, Spain. Pollensa is located about 58 km. from the capital city Palma de Mallorca.
Puerto Pollensa is the port, beach, tourist and accommodation area of Pollensa and it is located about 5 km. from the old town of Pollensa. Pollensa is dominated by two hills; the Puig de Pollensa and the Calvari. And that makes the scenery great. The town is also the birthplace of the poet Miguel Costa i Llobera. Pollensa is also one of the most important towns on the coast of Majorca, popular by the artists and celebrities.
Pollensa Bay (Bahia de Pollença) is one of the smallest and yet most exquisite of the bays in Majorca, a medallion of transparent blue, sparkling between the encircling arms of Capes Pinar and Formentor.
Holidaymakers may find great day out activities and entertainment in Pollensa. A great day out at the Pollensa beaches is one of the best things to do in Pollensa. The beaches in Pollensa are very calm, clear and scenic. Holidaymakers may also find variety of water sports on the Pollensa Bay such as water ski, jet ski, banana-riding, kite surfing, pedal boats, kite surfing and paragliding. In addition; scuba diving along the beautiful shores of Pollensa is also a great attraction in Pollensa for diving lovers.
There are lots of places to visit and see in Pollensa. Pollensa Old Town, with its pretty streets and squares are worth a see. Several stone fountains, a charming parish church, the Roser Vell Oratory and the Baroque Monastery of Santo Domingo (St. Dominic’s) with its impressive cloister, 16th century retable and 18th century Valencian organ are also worth a visit and see. In addition; there is also a well-preserved Roman bridge on the outskirts of the town. The Calvary Hill (Calvary Way) is a great sight to visit with a cypress-bordered stairway of 365 steps. The Cala de San Vicenç and the Formentor peninsula are also great places to worth to visit and see around Pollensa.
Coastline of Pollensa is wonderful. There are plenty of little coves to visit by boat and the coast hosts top snorkelling spots in Majorca.
Local festivals are also exciting and one of the most popular attractions in Pollensa.
Nightlife in Pollensa is lively and holidaymakers may find variety of entertainment and night time activities from live music to traditional entertainment.
As for accommodation in Pollensa; Pollensa (Puerto Pollensa) offers great number of quality hotels, apartments and villas for the holidaymakers to chose from.