Santa Ponsa holidays

Santa Ponsa holidays are all about non-stop fun in the sun. This popular seaside resort on Majorca’s west coast has everything you could possibly need for your holiday, whether you’re travelling as a family, a couple or with all your friends. Home to two immaculate sandy beaches, plenty of shops and restaurants and a vibrant nightlife; you’ll never be short of things to do in Santa Ponsa. A holiday here gives you the perfect base to explore other popular attractions in Majorca too, such as Marineland and Western Park.

Things to do

Holidays to Santa Ponsa are all about soaking up the warm, Majorcan sun on the resort’s incredible beaches. Take to the waters and feel the sea breeze in your hair as you try a spot of wind surfing or simply relax on a sun lounger and make the most of doing nothing. The kids will love the different days out that you can enjoy in the area, such as Marineland aquarium or all the amazing slides at Western Park waterpark. In the evenings, why not indulge in a delicious meal along the resort’s picturesque seafront? Or if you fancy it, there are plenty of bars and clubs on Calle Ramon de Montcada, to see you through until the sun comes up.

Wonderful waterparks

Santa Ponsa is just a short bus journey away from having a fantastic time at a choice of two waterparks. With plenty of child friendly features, you’re sure to have a perfect excuse to make a splash whilst being assured that your children are safe and having a great time. The Western Water Park comes highly recommended with a friendly staff that you’ll find to be very helpful throughout the day.

Family fun all around

Over the many years that holidaymakers have been flocking to this resort it has become home to lots of great bars. One of the popular choices is Bar Code7, which has plenty on offer for both children and adults. With an array of bouncy castles and trampolines on the outside and mini cars on the inside, the children will never be bored whilst there. Then in the evening, the bar puts on entertaining live acts that are fun for all the family.

Reach new heights at Jungle Parc

If you want to find out what it’s like to be Tarzan, Jungle Parc is right up your street. With an adrenaline-fuelled adventure course of different heights, the challenge is all about getting to the next tree via bridges, zip lines and many more exciting ways.

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Visit in spring or Easter for warm temperatures and quiet beaches, or summer for the hotter temperatures.

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Fly to Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI).

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Families: Take a day out to visit the local aquarium, Marineland, or make a splash and cool off at the nearby waterpark, Western Park.

Beach goers: There are two beautiful sandy beaches in Santa Ponsa; one which is great for water sports and another which is much more peaceful.

Mates:  If you’re looking for a chilled-out alternative to Magaluf, you’ll have a great time on a group holiday to Santa Ponsa, with great beaches, plenty of activities and a buzzing nightlife.

Fast facts for Santa Ponsa

Language: The language spoken is Spanish.

Currency: The currency used is the Euro (€).

Local time: Santa Ponsa is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Palma Airport. The transfer to Santa Ponsa takes half an hour.

Flight time from UK: The flight time to Santa Ponsa is 2.5 hours.

Tourist Information: Further tourist information can be found at Spain.info.

Visa / Health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your Santa Ponsa holiday.

Balearics Sustainable Tourism Tax: You’ll need to pay a Sustainable Tourism Tax which has been introduced by the Balearic Government to help with environmental and tourism improvements. The charge is between €1-4 per person per night, plus 10% VAT, subject to change, and varies based on the official star rating of your accommodation. Children under 16 won’t have to pay and guests staying for more than nine nights will receive a reduction. For further information please click here

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Getting around Santa Ponsa

By bus: There’s a regular bus service that runs around the resort every 30 minutes or so. You can also take the bus to nearby towns and resorts, such as the island’s capital, Palma de Majorca, which is just 20 minutes away.

By taxi: There are always taxis around the town centre if you need to hop in for a one-off journey. You should try and agree your fare first. You can also book taxis in advance for airport transfers.

By bike: Santa Ponsa isn’t too big, so it’s easy and fun to get around on two wheels. There are a number of hire shops for you to get hold of a bike for a day or two.

Events in Santa Ponsa

Spring Fair: If your Santa Ponsa holiday is in April, then visit the neighbouring picturesque town of Andratx and explore its annual Spring Fair. It’s a popular agricultural event, featuring arts and crafts stalls, livestock competitions, plenty of live music, good food and lots for the kids to enjoy too.

Night of Fire: Head to the capital city of Palma and join in its annual Nit de Foc (Night of Fire) celebrations. It’s only 20 minutes away and is a festival full of thrilling fireworks, bonfires and street parties all throughout the town.

Santa Ponsa weather

Temperature: Average of 26-29°C in summer.

Best time to visit: Easter for quiet beaches and warm temperatures.

With its Mediterranean climate, you can expect to enjoy long, hot summers and mild winters. In summer, it averages at a perfect 26°C, but can reach as high as 30°C at times.

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