Holidays to Santa Ponsa

Holidays to Santa Ponsa

Majorca’s Santa Ponsa is a popular resort that promises a variety of beaches, a wide range of family-friendly activities and plenty of bars, discos and restaurants. Glorious weather and hot Balearic temperatures make Santa Ponsa an ideal destination for sun-worshippers as well as couples, groups and families of all ages.

Due to Santa Ponsa’s popularity and amenities, it’s hard to believe there was only one hotel in the area around 40 years ago. Located near Palma and Magaluf, Santa Ponsa is a well-developed resort and an ideal holiday destination for creating treasured memories and having fun in the sun. Book your flights and hotels with for the best deals on holidays to Santa Ponsa.

Why holiday in Santa Ponsa?

Santa Ponsa has something for everyone, whether you are in need of a relaxing break or you seek thrills, adventure and entertainment. Aside from its fantastic beaches, the resort offers a range of activities ideal for families and couples.

Explore the treetop rope bridges and slide along zip-wires at Jungle Parc, or in the evenings head to the nearby Pirates Adventure attraction, located near Magaluf, for a themed dinner and live performance. It’s ideal for keeping the family entertained although there is a special late-night adult-only performance too!

For history and culture enthusiasts, nearby Palma is home to historical sites and museums and is an ideal day excursion for those wanting to visit the Gothic sights of La Seu Cathedral and other stunning examples of architecture. There is also a popular scenic vintage train journey from Palma to Soller, which takes a wonderfully picturesque route and is a great way to explore the landscape.

Beach holidays in Santa Ponsa

Santa Ponsa Beach is considered to be the resort’s main beach, boasting a long stretch of white sand, translucent, Mediterranean waters and shady pine trees. There are also plenty of facilities available including loungers, beach bars, a children's play area, and a range of fun water sports. Santa Ponsa is also home to smaller beaches and coves such as Pellicer Beach, also known as Little Beach, and the pebbled Monte de Oro beach.

The bay at the main stretch of beach is safe for swimming; the weak current and shallow waters make it ideal for families with younger children. If you fancy heading further out, boat trips are a popular day-outing and a unique way to witness the stunning coastline or take a swim in the open waters.


Majorca has a strong association with golf and The Santa Ponsa Country Club is home to three impressive golf courses, one of which is available to the public so holidaymakers are able to enjoy a few rounds and take in the impressive views. There’s also an amusing crazy golf course in nearby Palma Nova.

If you are looking for a spot of retail therapy whilst on holiday, Santa Ponsa offers a variety of shops, boutiques and markets. The capital city of Palma is only a bus ride away and offers an even wider choice of shops and designer stores.

Waterparks are incredibly popular in Majorca and the Western Waterpark in nearby Magaluf is a special day out for all the family with its range of thrilling water-slides and fun pools for all. Other activities include Go-Karting and the Katmandu Fun-House.


As well as being an ideal destination for families, Santa Ponsa is also a great place to party. The main strip of Ramon de Montcada is the liveliest area, packed with a wide selection of bars, cafes and restaurants. It’s the place to be for many with live entertainment and many venues are suitable for the whole family.

Santa Ponsa may not be as lively as Magaluf in terms of nightlife but the resort does still offer a fantastic selection of bars and late-night venues. Popular with Irish and Scottish tourists, Santa Ponsa has developed a strong Celtic Influence and offers plenty of Irish and Scottish bars and pubs with live music.

Useful Information for Holidays to Santa Ponsa

The local currency used in Santa Ponsa, Majorca is the Euro and we advise holidaymakers to shop around for the best exchange rate and change money before flying to ensure a fair return.

The local language is Spanish however many locals speak English, especially in the tourist resorts, meaning English-speaking tourists can easily communicate and navigate the island.

Balearics Sustainable Tourism Tax is in place and visitors over the age of sixteen need to pay a charge contributing to environmental and tourism improvements. Charges can vary.
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