Pollensa and Puerto Pollensa

  • Old Town
  • Puerto Pollensa

It is useful to know that the municipality of Pollensa includes, the old town of Pollensa, Cala San Vicente, the Port of Pollensa and Formentor, they are all very diverse and very much merit their own mention. Please go back to the home page and click on the area that interests you. 

The ‘Old’ Town is a bewitching destination that absolutely represents ‘authentic’ Mallorca, the center is a maze of narrow paved streets, the central market square, perhaps the most charming in all of Mallorca, oozes history and tradition; it is the central meeting place for locals and visitors alike, and venue to the colorful weekly Sunday morning market. A place to catch up on the gossip, share tapas and drinks with friends, to write, to paint, to photograph, etc. there  is always something going on.

The town has more than its fair share of architectural monuments including five wonderful churches, museum, cloisters, and town palaces, which if you are lucky enough to get a peek into open up to pools and fabulous patio gardens. The town is lively all year round, with great shops, charming bars and a vast choice of good restaurants. A must is a glass of good local wine and tapas, perfect at any hour of the day. Pollensa is an extraordinary town, with something for everyone. The town is the ideal starting point for many a great hike, by foot or on horseback, its charismatic wild nature is the inspiration of photographers, artists and writers alike.

The entire area is flanked by the Tramuntana peaks and the magical mount ‘Puig Maria’ emblematic throughout the ages and distinguishable from far and wide. Without doubt Pollensa is one of the most beautiful areas in the whole of Mallorca, and remains a perpetual inspiration to the creative. Culture runs deep, and Pollensa’s past is full of legends and ancient history, marauding Moors, the influence of the Knights Templars, and much earlier the Roman conquest just to mention a few eras. You will find that the town calendar is full of important celebrations, Catholic, pagan and historical, processions, mock battles, tree climbing marathons, etc.   The town celebrates an International Music Festival every summer, and is home to an abundance of Art Galleries, local artists and craftsmen (ceramics and textile).  For the children the great outdoors is one enormous attraction, beach, mountains, woodland and good weather (300 days of the year). Cycling, golf, tennis, climbing, yoga and an unending list of sporting / relaxing activities are available.

Local products are delicious, local wine, olives, oil, meat products, figs, oranges all so much a part of life here. Majorcans are great lovers of all that is homegrown and traditional dishes made from those products. Out in the country side and gorgeous valleys are beautiful villas and fincas (country property), their gardens home to ancient olive trees, carob trees and the generous fig trees that impregnate the summer air with their aromas, flashes of color from vivid bougainvilleaand hibiscus. Country fincas of a pure Mediteranean aire, with glorious gardens and magnificent terraces, discreet swimming pools. Coveted family possessions that still are the central gathering point of the family and all its generations, especially at weekends, to eat, sleep, swim, chat, work on the land and mainly to enjoy each other. Today there is a sprinkling of spectacular modern homes with clean lines and lots of glass that too have found their place in the wonderful landscapes of the north. Pollensa, is a successful fusion of modern times and roots that are strongly connected with nature and the land. This is a very special corner of the world within your reach. 

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Originally a fishing village with just a few cottages spotted around and today, without any loss of enchantment and still with a touch of the traditional village it once was, the Port is one of the most well-loved destinations on the whole island. It is a modern, cosmopolitan town that has found the secret of maintaining its fishing roots alongside its natural growth and the tourist trade. From most anywhere in the Port the beach and town center are always nearby.

The bay of Pollensa is part of a unique bay, which includes Alcudia, that is the deepest and most naturally protected horseshoe bay on the island, with quiet, clean waters and fine white sand, creating ideal conditions for wind / kite surf fans.  Throughout the area are small hotels that have been and are favourite retreats to artists, politicians and writers alike. Agatha Christie selected the Port as the scene for her novel ‘’death in Pollensa’’. Mass tourism was never allowed to arrive. It is a place that has become a popular second home for people to enjoy the lifestyle, and with a wide range of  Pollensa villas, choice of price ranges and styles, you will definatley find something to suit your taste and your budget.

Flanked by the coast on one side and on the opposite side sheltered by the mountains, its personality is capable of satisfying the expectations of any person in search of tranquility or looking for fun. Sports fans, whether cycling, water skiing, kite / wind surf, paddle, Nordic walking, jogging, sailing, canoeing, jet ski, boat excursions and a very long etcetera, will find the Port is the perfect host with the perfect geographical aspects. There are many well established local sports specialists, for example scubamallorca.com, who are the most established dive centre in the North of the Mallorca, and offer daily boat dives and PADI courses for all levels.

Especially attractive and prime location for some of the best placed homes is the well-known ‘Paseo Voramar’, better known as the ‘Pine Walk’, which runs literally at the water’s edge from the fabulous Yacht Club (Club Naútico) right along to the end of the public beach in the direction of Formentor. A popular stroll with locals and visitors alike at any time of the day, there is always something new to discover, dotted with restaurants and bars, exclusive apartments and timeless fishing cottages, prestigious villas and always with a view right across the bay. A delight just to sit and contemplate in the natural shade of the many trees along the way, its romantic, entertaining, beautiful and well loved.

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