Santa Ponsa Beach; the perfect place for families.
Santa Ponsa´s main attraction is without a doubt its beach, the beach in Santa Ponsa is what makes it a favorite destination for families with children; the beach is wide, clean and above all, safe. It has everything you need to enjoy a great family day, it has sun loungers to rent, several lifeguards on duty plus plenty of beach bars and terraces. There are also lots of things to do at Santa Ponsa beach including watersports such as sailing, surfing, scuba diving and jet-skiing. Ç
Don't worry; you don't need to be a professional to have a go at any of these sports. The idea is just to have fun, whether you’re a beginner or not, you can still enjoy these aquatic activities in Santa Ponsa. With its crystal-clear water and fine sand plus plenty of activities for children, Santa Ponsa Beach’s is the perfect choice for a family holiday; the little ones can have a great time playing in the recreational areas on the shore, while you relax sunbathing or enjoy a stroll along the water´s edge or bathe in the sea.
The southwest area of Mallorca is characterized by its quiet bays, leisure complexes and natural landscapes. Book your stay at the best hotel for families in Santa Ponsa, the Zafiro Rey don Jaime, an all-inclusive 4-star hotel perfect for families or couples on holidays.
Coves surrounded by nature
Mallorca is famous for its natural coves with turquoise water. That’s why we recommend these three beautiful coves to hidden places lovers. The first, Cala Blanca, is a beautiful cove of sand, stone and rocks. It is very close to the beach of Santa Ponsa but it is less busy which makes it the perfect beach for those who prefer a quieter and relaxed sunny day on the beach. Secondly, Cala de'n Pellicer lies between the beach and the Yacht Club in Santa Ponsa. Although it´s busier than the previous one, it has a small perfect golden sand beach where one enjoy the Sun and the sea. Finally, and as they say but not least, is Cala Fornells.
This Cove, unlike the previous ones, is in Paguera. The great panoramic views from the cove that span the beaches of Peguera and Santa Ponsa are amazing. The cove itself is surrounded by pine trees and wonderful landscape; the water is crystal-clear and turquoise. What’s more, as it’s so close to Santa Ponsa it’s a mandatory place to visit, you really don´t want to miss it.
The great outdoors in Santa Ponsa
There are so many great outdoor activities in Santa Ponsa to help you squeeze the most out of your holidays. As well as the most common water sports, such as scuba diving, snorkeling, or paddle surf, one of the most popular sports in Santa Ponsa, both for tourists and residents alike , is golf. Nova Santa Ponsa is a luxury urbanization for its own rather prestigious golf courses. However, near the Zafiro Rey don Jaime you will also find several golf courses to choose from.
Santa Ponsa has plenty of options so there is no reason to be bored whilst on holidays; the theme parks are some of the most entertaining within the area, from water parks to adventure parks like Jungle Park with attractions and adventures to suit all ages. Other open air options include trips out, cycling or walking.
The Santa Ponsa windmill and the Cross of Discovery are two very symbolic points in the town. In addition to the biking routes and excursions in the area, there is also one more place that you really must go and see: Sa Dragonera Island, only accessible by boat. The best option is to book a boat trip which takes you passed the amazing cliffs to finally reach the island where you will disembark for a pleasant stroll and on the trip back enjoy the stunning views and the cooling sea breeze.
Shops and restaurants in Santa Ponsa.
As with many of the things to do in Santa Ponsa, it would be a shame to miss out on the chance to taste the local gastronomy. Enjoy the taste of freshly cooked fish, paellas with sea views, or even just a cool drink on a hot day at one of the many terraces of Santa Ponsa. Our advice: if you're asked in a restaurant if you want to try pan amb oli, the answer is yes! You won´t regret it. You will find all kinds of shops in Santa Ponsa, especially souvenir shops and specialist shops; whatever you want you will find it in Santa Ponsa.
On Saturdays, you can also enjoy the weekly market in Santa Ponsa hopefully picking up a bargain or two, another possibility for an afternoon shopping is to go Palma de Mallorca, which is only 15 minutes by car. In the capital, you can find all kinds of shops, from the best internationally known shops to the typical Mallorcan shops. Here you will also find all types of restaurants and terraces where you sit and enjoy the typical Mallorcan cuisine.