Destinations / Spain / Majorca / Puerto Pollensa
Puerto Pollensa Subjects to - Elegant, chic and sophisticated have all been used to describe the pretty resort of Puerto Pollensa and are all accurate, but perhaps even fall short of the mark. Beautifully situated and huddled around an attractive horseshoe-shaped bay, the Tramuntana mountain range shelters the resort by cupping it around its dramatic spine. For Majorca holidays, this resort is hard to beat.
Located close to the northern tip of majorca, Puerto Pollensa really has it all in terms of stunning scenery, marvellous sandy beaches, a lovely marina area and wonderful restaurants and bars. Like many modern resorts, it started life as a modest fishing village and it happily retains some of the old features and indeed maintains the time honoured tradition of the evening "rambla" or "paseo".
The world and its Mama strolls around the marina, along the famous Pine Walk and past all the pedestrianised streets with their delicious pavement cafes and trendy boutiques. To see and be seen could well be the motto of Puerto Pollensa! The resort is visibly stylish and has an upmarket vibe with many well heeled visitors enjoying the local attractions. Subjects to in Majorca really can uncover delights like this pretty resort.
The town was one of the first to be inhabited on the island with some buildings dating back to the 13th century; today, there are still many historical references and delightful narrow, cobbled alleyways and natural stone houses, all very typically Mallorquin and simply steeped in tradition.
A vibrant weekly market, held in the town square, the opulent ambience of the marina and the magical aura of Pine Walk all combine in a colourful, elegant and leisurely resort. Puerto Pollensa is a little Mallorquin jewel! Do make a visit to the chic resort of Cala D'Or too or take a trip to the local resort of Porto Colom - more gems for a holiday in Majorca.
There are no flights to Puerto Pollensa, but direct flights to Palma guarantee good frequent connections.