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Things to do in Santa Ponsa

Find things to do and excursions in Santa Ponsa to organize your holidays. Choose between boat trips, guided tours, bus tours and tickets to theme parks and water parks.

 

 

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What to do in Santa Ponsa

Santa Ponsa is located on the south coast of Mallorca in the Calvia area and is one of the most popular tourist destinations for tourists coming on holiday to Mallorca. The tourist that visits Santa Ponsa will find many facilities and things to make a more convenient and enjoyable holiday such as hotels, restaurants, bars and shops. As well as all this, there are many things to do and see in and around Santa Ponsa, plus plenty of tours to other parts of the island. Let us help you to explore anbd discvover the best that Santa Ponsa has.

Hotels in Santa Ponsa

The resort of Santa Ponsa is very as it has many facilities, attractions, beach and mountain. So it is perfect for a family holiday with lots to do and see, a marina and plenty of good hotels and restaurants. 

The most important tour operators offer holiday packages to the most important hotels, and you can also book directly. Close to the seafront we can find some of the most luxurious hotels such as the Iberostar Jardin del Mar. Nearby there is a the Club Santa Ponsa, a very popular option for families. TUI offers some great deals on the TUI Suneo at their website. Worth also to mention the Pirates village Santa Ponsa, that has a pirates theme.

Boat trips and beach in Santa Ponsa

If you are more of a beach-lover, Santa Ponsa has a gorgeous white sandy beach stretching than a kilometre long and 100m wide where you can soak up the sun and relax. The beach has all the facilities you will need such as showers, changing room, sunbeds, lifeguard, water sports, parasailing, etc. Santa Ponsa beach is frequented by tourists and residents alike.

At the right hand side of the beach is the jetty for boats. While at the beach you shouldn’t miss out on taking part on a boat trip such as a short glass bottom boat to Malgrats Island for snorkelling or the spectacular 5-hour boat trip to Dragonera Island on which you will see the beautiful Santa Ponsa coastline, have the opportunity for swimming and snorkelling and have time to explore Dragonera Island.Check above our list with some of the best boat trips in Santa Ponsa, with prices from 20€.

Explore Santa Ponsa area and its attractions

A beautiful stroll in Santa Ponsa is to Santa Ponsa Marina (the Club Nautico), which was inaugurated in 1975. There's a traditional nautical feel and it's an experience to see the fishing boats and yachts. Though if we wish to see grander yachts then we must head to Port Adriano where the most exclusive yachts are anchored. It is a nice place to dine at one of the seafront restaurants too and go shopping at designer stores in the exclusive commercial centre.

Another point of interest in Santa Ponsa is the desembarkment cross which was built to commemorate where Jaime I landed in 1229 with 20,000 soldiers and 150 boats to put an end to the Arab domination in Mallorca.

For nature-lovers visiting Santa Ponsa, there are a few interesting trails close to the sea towards the areas of Malgrats and Camp de Mar and the interior area of Calvia is just stunning, especially around Capdella and the Puig de Galatzo.

Santa Ponsa nightlife

Nightlife in Santa Ponsa is another good option, as there are many pubs and bars to go for a drink or a cocktail. At the sea front area and near the Plaza Santa Ponsa, you will find some great options for a night out. A street in Santa Ponsa that you can’t miss for nightlife is Ramon de Montcada. This is a strip packed with many bars (including some great Irish bars, a choice of restaurants, and some lively clubs where you can dance the night away.

There is a wide variety of cafes, bars and restaurants in Santa Ponsa, so you will not have problems finding something you like. While on holiday, you shouldn’t miss out on tasting some delicious Mallorcan tapas or enjoying a paella in a nice, charming terrace.

The Square in Santa Ponsa is another great place where to have a good time in a special corner of Mallorca, with all the anticovid measures and enjoy a good cocktail or beer. The Square is one of the biggest nigtlife centers in Santa Ponsa. It is located in the northern part of the resort. The square is surrounded by pubs and restaurants and there are live music performances and shows every night.

Santa Ponsa Water Park

There is no water park in Santa Ponsa itself but close to Santa Ponsa resort we find the Western Water Park, a western-style themed water park with lots of water slides and a fun choice to spend a day in the water. There is a free bus service that runs once a day to take you to the water park, and then to take you back to Santa Ponsa.

If you prefer to visit the biggest water park on the island, we also have a package tour to Aqualand Arenal with return bus. 

Excursions and day trips from Santa Ponsa

Not to be missed is the City of Palma, which is not so far from Santa Ponsa. A good value excursion is the tour to Palma on an open-top bus, combining guided walk and cathedral visit. The tour is a perfect opportunity to get to know the capital of the island and to do some shopping for an excellent value for money. Other popular excursion options from Santa Ponsa are the tour to the Caves of Drach, to Formentor and the trip to Soller and Calobra. On all these tours, return transport from santa Ponsa is included, as well as the entrance tickets to the respective attractions.

Santa Ponsa with children

Families with children have a lot of choices, ranging from boat trips, to popular tourist attractions. Marineland and Katmandu Park are two of the highlights in the area. Marineland offers a fantastic dolphin and sea lion show that has received many awards for its quality. Free transport to these parks is included in the entrance ticket for people staying at hotels in Santa Ponsa. Other great options for families are Palma Aquarium or Pirates show, and we have tour packages including return bus and entrance to the venue.

Golf in Santa Ponsa

Finally, for golf-lovers, Santa Ponsa is a perfect base for visiting the Santa Ponsa golf course situated on the outskirts.  The golf course was created in 1977, and now it has 3 golf courses though only one is public, the other two golf courses are only for members. There is also a four-star hotel, restaurant, and club house. The golf course was designed by Folco Nardi. It has eleven lakes, forty-six bunkers, beautiful views of Puig Galatzó, and one of the longest par-5's in Europe (590 metres).

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