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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.

9-25 °C

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

2.5 hours

Fly to Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI).

Book a Thomas Cook holiday to Santa Ponsa for Majorca’s magnificent golden beaches, family days out at Marineland and tapas on Calle Ramon de Montcada.

Recommended offers in Santa Ponsa

SENTIDO Punta del Mar

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Adult-only 16+
  • Beautiful sea views
  • Excellent spa

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IBEROSTAR Jardín del Sol Suites

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Adult-only 16+
  • Stunning views of Santa Ponsa Bay
  • Star Prestige Area

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Based on 2298 reviews

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Based on 16 reviews

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Zafiro Rey Don Jaime

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • 100m to Santa Ponsa centre
  • 100m from the sandy beach
  • Rooftop adult-only pool

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Based on 2388 reviews

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Based on 1 reviews

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • Resort service
  • Return Transfers

SENTIDO Punta Del Mar Hotel

7 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
Hotel highlights
  • The Adults-Only SENTIDO Punta Del Mar Hotel rests in a hillside overlooking the idyllic bay of Santa Ponsa, about 20 minutes from Palma de Mallorca...
  • Getting to the hotel: Palma de Mallorca Airport is 30 km from the hotel.
  • Local Tips: The Hotel is in an excellent location for visits to the Natural Park of Sa Dragonera in Andratx or Puig del Galatzó Natural Park...

What is included ?

  • ATOL Protection
  • Resort Service

Santa Ponsa Club Aparthotel

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Hillside location with views of the Santa Ponsa Bay, 300 m from the center and 900 m to the beach
  • The complex has a quiet location on a hill, 300 m from the centre of Santa Ponsa with its shops, bars and restaurants Hotel facilities includes 24 ...

What is included ?

  • ATOL Protection
  • Resort Service

Club Santa Ponsa

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • The Club Santa Ponsa Hotel is set upon a beautiful hill-top location and benefits from amazing views of Santa Ponsa Bay, Majorca. This is a family-...
  • Please note: The hill-top setting of this hotel will require a little up-hill walking.
  • Important information: Club Santa Ponsa is aimed to families and couples. The hotel may not accept any bookings made by groups of STag or Hen parti...

What is included ?

  • ATOL Protection
  • Resort Service

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.

The beaches are one of the resort’s biggest draws. The main beach, Playa Santa Ponsa, has all the amenities and facilities to make sure you never have to wander far once you set yourself up for your beach day, such as sun beds, umbrellas, lifeguards and plenty of cafés and shops along the boardwalk. Lined with lush, green palm trees, curving perfectly around the beautiful turquoise waters, it’s ideal for families and couples alike. Soak up the sun on the powdery-white sand or try out one of the many water sports available to you, such as wind surfing or pedal boats. If you’re looking for something a bit more peaceful, then head to the smaller and quieter Little Beach at the far end of the resort; an absolute hidden gem.

There are plenty of things to do for families in Santa Ponsa. Aside from spending quality time together on the beaches, there are some great days out to enjoy too. Marineland is just ten minutes away on the bus and is a fantastic aquarium that the whole family will love, with a huge variety of marine life and different species of reptiles to see and learn about. Then there’s also Western Park, which is an action-packed Wild West-themed waterpark with adrenaline-pumping thrills, as well as rides and slides for all ages. There’s a wave pool, a lazy river, plus playgrounds and lots of fun to be had for the little ones. You’ll no doubt build up an appetite after all that fun, so enjoy a bite to eat while you’re there too.

Santa Ponsa doesn’t just attract families and beach lovers to its shores. If you’re big into your golf, then you’ll love it here, as it’s home to no less than three championship golf courses; two of which are 18-hole. Santa Ponsa 1 Golf Course has world-class facilities and a choice of hotels on its doorstep. It’s also hosted the Balearic Open, so you know teeing off here will be something special. Mountain biking and horse riding are two other popular activities in the area, thanks to the stunning scenery all around. They’re both a great way to see the island if you want to try something different. The nightlife is worth a mention too, as although quieter than its neighbour, Magaluf, you’ll still find a variety of pubs, bars and restaurants to experience when the sun goes down. Calle Ramon de Montcada is the area to be for the best night out.

SANTA PONSA IS BEST FOR...

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

Language: The language spoken is Spanish.

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

Local time: 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI).

Flight time from UK: 2-2.5 hours

Tourist Information: Further tourist information can be found at www.spain.info/en_GB/que-quieres/destinos-playa/playas/mallorca/santa_ponca.html.

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.


WEATHER AND CLIMATE

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.


GETTING AROUND

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

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.


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