Santa Ponsa Map(Santa Ponça), description, location & photographs.
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Santa Ponsa, Majorca (Mallorca), Balearic Islands, Spain

Santa Ponsa Beach South

Santa Ponsa South Beach

 

View of Santa Ponsa

View of Santa Ponsa

Description of Santa Ponsa

The actual local spelling of Santa Ponsa is Santa Ponça the ç is pronounced s

as in sat.

 

has grown in and around a wide and deeply recessed sparkling blue bay, edged by pines and sun-bleached sands. The main beach, with its large expanse of white sands, is popular with both holidaymakers and locals, but there is a smaller, quieter beach to the south. Many watersports are available, as are tennis, bicycle hire and golf. Santa Ponsa achieves a good balance between both beach and nightlife. Discos, clubs and bars, particularly Irish bars with live music, provide a fun atmosphere in Santa Ponsa, with dozens of restaurants. There are also good facilities for self catering stays.

 

Visit in September when the annual 'Moors and Christians' festival takes place, with a battle on the beach and a medieval market.

 

Santa Ponsa is the location of the landing of King James I (Rei Jaume 1) Christian army when it ousted the Moors from the island

Location of Santa Ponsa

Located 30 km from Palma on Majorca's southwest coast. It's easy to reach the rugged north west coast from Santa Ponsa, and explore the pretty villages and incredible views.

Transfer time 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes

Santa Ponsa Beaches

Platja de Santa Ponsa


 

 

The main beach stretches across the bay, its glowing wide expanse of white sand is backed up by a small promenade, bordering some tall pine trees. For those sun-worshippers wishing to explore, there is a smaller beach located further round the bay.

 

 

Santa Ponsa Promenade

Santa Ponsa Promenade

Santa Ponsa Beach Centre

Santa Ponsa Beach Centre

Santa Ponsa Beach Bar

Santa Ponsa Beach Bar

 

Little Beach - Calo d'en Pellicer


 

 

A very popular beach for the locals at a weekend can make this verry small and pretty beach set in a narrow bay very crowded.  The beach does not have any facilities at all.

 

Located on the bays South side between the main beach and Santa Ponsa Marina

There is a handy bus stop on the main road

 

Calo den Pellicer

Calo d'en Pellicer

 

Little Beach

Santa Ponsa Little Beach

 

North Side of bay


 

 

There is another very small beach, Plaja des Castellot, located on the north side near the Hotel Jardin del Mar. Other wise ithe seafront is rocky and has a small boat jetty

 

Santa Ponsa Jetty

Santa Ponsa Jetty

 

 

Santa Ponsa North Side

Santa Ponsa North Side of Bay

Santa Ponsa Sea front

Santa Ponsa Sea front from North side

Santa Ponsa Windmill

The Windmill is located on the C-719 Carretera Palma - Anratx roadand the junction of Avinguda Rei Jaume 1

 

A typical wooden 6 vane windmill giving a picturesque view to the sky line.

There are 100s of windmills on Mallorca, being used to either grind grain or pump water to for surface use. The more modern metal ones are to either generate electricity or to pump water

 

Santa Ponsa Windmill

Santa Ponsa Windmill

Santa Ponsa Shopping

Santa Ponsa provides for guests' practical needs with supermarkets and other essentials throughout the resort, as well as the occasional craft bazaar and a weekly market in Calvia.

 

Santa Ponsa Shops on Promenade

Santa Ponsa Shops on Promenade

Nightlife in Santa Ponsa

There are a good selection of bars and late-night venues on offer, particularly Irish bars with live music, providing a great atmosphere. A handful of discos and clubs are also available for those seeking a night on the tiles.

 

The Square has a lively atmosphere in the evening created by the pavement cafés and open air bars and a central stage where entertainmnt for kids and later for adults is performed.

 

The Strip, the road called Ramon de Montcada, is full of bars, with one section crammed with Irish bars

 

See our Santa Ponsa Bars and Clubs Page for a bar list and more information about The Square

Local Specialities

There are a plentiful selection of restaurants and eateries to choose from, serving an array of both local and international dishes. Everything from fast food to a la carte dining with sea views is available.

Santa Ponsa Bus Station & Buses

Santa Ponsa is well serviced by buses, within the resort and to other resorts and towns including the capital, Palma. The buses are operated by TIB

 

The several bus stops in Santa Ponsa, many of the main ones are shown on our Santa Ponsa Map, are usually marked with a sign post similar to the one below. The Sign displays bus routes, times and an area route map

 

TIB Bus Stop

TIB Bus Stop

 

The main bus stop, a mini bus station is located at tho large roundabout, Plasa Santa Ponsa. Next to the Casa Vida Apartments and the hotels Bon Repose and Casablanca

 

Main Bus Stop

Main Bus Stop

Santa Ponsa Bus Station

Santa Ponsa Bus Station

 

L100. Andratx-Port d'Andratx-s'Arracó-Sant Elm

L102. Palma-Santa Ponça-Peguera-Andratx-Port d'Andratx

L104. Palma-Bendinat-Portals Nous-Son Caliu-Palmanova-Magaluf-Son Ferrer-El Toro-Santa Ponça-Costa de la Calma- Peguera

L105. Palma-Palmanova-Magaluf-El Toro-Son Ferrer

L106. Palma-Bendinat-Portals Nous-Son Caliu-Palmanova-Magaluf

L107. Palma-Marineland-Son Caliu-Palmanova-Magaluf-Cala Vinyes-Casino

L110A.Peguera-Santa Ponça-Es Galatzó-Son Bugadelles-Calvià-es Capdellà

L110B.Santa Ponça-Son Ferrer-El Toro-Palmanova-Magaluf-Calvià-es Capdellà

L111. Palma-Portals platja-Portals-Son Caliu-Son Bugadelles-Calvià-es Capdellà

L140. Palma-Puigpunyent-Galilea

Santa Ponsa Tourist information Office

The information office is located on the main road that runs along the beach opposite Hotel Palmeia Isabela

Santa Ponsa Information

Santa Ponsa Information

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