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Santa Ponsa is a tourist town that belongs to Calvia. Close to this and Palma de Mallorca, Santa Ponsa is well known worldwide for the large number of tourists it receives every year. The majority of its visitors are Irish who have come to name it with the nickname of ‘baby Pollensa’, honoring the traditional way of calling their cities. The rest of the tourists are Scottish, Dutch and Italian.
Santa Ponsa is a very diverse town, with all kinds of services. There are all types of natural and historical attractions and even some of the most luxurious properties on the island.
This area is idyllic for both mountain lovers and those who prefer the sea. The central area of the city has spectacular views of the mountains and forests of the island, while on the outskirts of Santa Ponsa there are different houses and farms of the yacht owners of Port Adriano, a short distance from here.
A great tourist attraction of the area is its two beaches of fine sand. The largest of them being 560 meters long, and the smallest is the cove called Caló d’en Pallisser. Its beach area is a feature in high demand by tourists who want to spend a family vacation.
Here you have the option of practicing different water sports such as sailing, surfing or diving. With several lifeguards along the entire beach, the little ones can enjoy the recreational areas for children that are on the shore of the beach.
Although in Santa Ponsa you can see many families enjoying a few days of beach, in this area you can find all kinds of services. There is a wide variety of stores to go shopping, as well as the typical weekly market that is held on Saturdays.
In the area there is the Polígono Son Bugadelles, an industrial facility with a large gymnasium and all types of stores that sell in bulk. Here you can also find some design stores, such as Knox Design.
The most popular activities of the zone are enjoying the beaches, going out, or eating at one of the numerous restaurants. The nature around is another strong point.
Santa Ponsa is a perfect place for lovers of cycling and hiking. Due to its easy access from the highway and its location near the Sierra de Tramuntana, nature lovers can visit the area in search of new experiences around the big beach.
Another characteristic and differentiated area in Santa Ponsa are the surroundings with the three golf courses of the area. These are located within residential complexes with homes overlooking the golf courses and mountains.