Port de Pollença is situated on the most protected side of the bay. Once a thriving fishing community it is, today, a relaxed peaceful resort with golden sandy beaches. Do not miss the experience of a late afternoon stroll along the foot path which it lapped by crystalline, turquoise waters. From the Club Nautico to the Calle Colon, soak in the atmosphere of the small bars and restaurants together with the elegance of many emblematic hotels with more than 100 years of history. Branches of ancient pine trees reach down, as if trying to touch the sea and are just another reason why for so many visitors it is “love at first sight”. Pollença Hotel, apartments, villas, charming hotels, rural hotel, cottages, aparthotel… our huge variety of establishments and categories of accommodation means that this privileged resort is ideal for everyone searching for that special place to spend their holidays.
Pollença is a dynamic place where social life revolves around the main square. Under the shade of huge silver trees the comings and goings of life can be enjoyed from the terraces of the squares varied and numerous bars are restaurants. “Can Moixet” (Bar Español) is the emblematic place to visit. If you have a sweet tooth try head for the kiosk in the square and choose one of the artisan ice-creams from “Can Buxaca”(Helados Valls) Stroll through the village to the twin arched Roman Bridge, en route you will come across the parish church which by built by Templar Knights and the cloisters of Santo Domingo where the internationally prestigious Festival of Pollença has been celebrated for over 50 years. pollensaWander around and find Calle Jesus; where the first of 365 steps takes you up to a retreat chapel surrounded by the stations of the cross representing Jesus and Calvary. From this advantage point you have a panoramic view over the whole area. Another must is a visit to the Puig de Maria from where the Formentor peninsula, the Cala San Vicente valley, the bay of Pollença and the bay of Alcudia are clearly visible. Pollença has enjoyed a lengthy tradition with hand crafts of all types. With several work shops continuing to produce hand made furniture, one of the very few textile producers remaining on the island continues to use traditional looms, numerous art galleries, internal design shops, hand crafted gifts and artisan gastro shops all thrive here. The Sunday morning markets in Pollença and on Wednesdays in Port de Pollença should not be missed.
The Formentor peninsula is, without doubt, the most impressive and fascinating landscape of Pollença. A light-house at 200 meters above sea level, mountains which emerge from an immense turquoise sea, fragrant pine woods are all accessed by a breathtaking, winding coastal road Where any number of experiences are offered; discover coves which can only be reached on foot or by sea – such as Cala Murta, Cala Boquer or Cala Figuera. Look out for the numerous species of birds dominating the skies above this ideal habitat. Should you wish to go higher, continue your walk up to the Albercutx watch tower, where spectacular views of the whole peninsula make the effort worth while. pollensaThe majority of visitors admire Formentor from above but we suggest you try this journey by kayak, which offers a totally different perspective than those given by road. Row from Port de Pollença to Punta Avanzada then on to Cala Pi, arriving finally at Formentor beach. Highly recommend to the more adventurous. 21 km from Pollença.
Cala Sant Vicenç was the favorite subject of Anglada Camarassa, Santiago Rossinyol or Sorrolla; for the impressive wild landscapes which are today a holiday destination for visitor’s seeking peace and tranquility by the sea. Cala Sant Vicen´is made of up four coves; Cala Barques, Cala Clara, Cala Molins and Cala Carbó. All are protected by the “Cavall Bernat” peninsular which rises from turquoise waters lapping nooks and crannies which are perfect for diving and snorkeling. Suggestions of cultural interest; visit the prehistoric caves of “l’Alzineret” 7Km de Pollença.