What to do in Santa Ponsa

Ready for an unforgettable vacation? If you’ve already decided to travel to Mallorca and stay in the fantastic town of Santa Ponsa, in the southwest of the island, you’ve made the right choice. Mallorca is well known as one of the Mediterranean’s favourite destinations, and no wonder. It offers a wonderful climate, warm temperatures almost all year round, incredible beaches and secret coves, as well as charming villages and mountain peaks ideal for cycling or hiking.

Santa Ponsa has always been one of the most popular cities on the island of Palma de Mallorca. It is super well equipped for tourists from all over the world and has one of the largest offers of leisure, entertainment, restaurants and hotels. In addition, it is surrounded by both sea and mountains, making it a very crowded area during the summer by local people, families, couples and groups of friends looking to enjoy a paradisiac holiday by the Mediterranean Sea in Calviá. With a holiday here, you are sure to get it right, but now you might still wondering which are the best plans, sports or activities to do in the municipality, so we have prepared a small guide for you to know exactly what to do in Santa Ponsa. Let’s go!

The weather in Santa Ponsa

The Mediterranean climate, as you well know, is enviable. In Santa Ponsa, you can enjoy this wonderful characteristic weather: very hot summers with lots of sunshine and hardly any rainfall, and fairly mild winters in terms of temperatures, in general.

Of course, the best time to come and enjoy a holiday in Santa Ponsa would be between June and August, as it’s very sunny and it’s an ideal time to enjoy the beach and water sports or cycling. Even so, Santa Ponsa receives visitors all year round, as it is a very popular area, bordered by its own beach (one of the largest on the island), is also surrounded by mountains, and is also near Palma and other Majorcan villages the sea of beautiful.

The best things to do in Santa Ponsa

Jungle Parc

Are you into an adventure? In the famous Jungle Parc, the largest adventure park in the Balearic Islands (9 hectares of forest), you can enjoy a full day full of laughter and sport surrounded by nature in the purest Mediterranean style. Without a doubt, if you are wondering what to do in Santa Ponsa, this plan should be among the first. There are two great circuits for adults depending on your experience and skill, as well as another pirate-themed circuit for children. We recommend this activity to you 100%, so you can now include it in your diary and prepare to advance from one level to another by means of ropes, jumps and zip lines.

Boat trip

Santa Ponsa and its surroundings are the perfect scenarios to enjoy an incredible excursion by boat or sailboat, in addition to practising numerous water sports such as scuba diving, kayaking or SUP. There is nothing like exploring Mallorca by sailing the Mediterranean Sea, starting with the bay and discovering magical places such as El Toro Nature Reserve, Palma Bay and countless hidden coves worth visiting. One of the favourite excursions is the one from Port de Sóller, a nearby and emblematic village, to enjoy the sunset over the sea.

Santa Ponsa beach and coves

It is clear that it is almost impossible to come to Mallorca and not include the beach in one of your daily plans. Santa Ponsa beach is one of the most famous of the whole island, it is very extensive, has shops nearby, and also has a beautiful cove, Es Caló d’en Pellicer, right next door. Don’t forget to take some snacks, both are a great place to enjoy a delicious picnic in the shade of the pines. On the other hand, if you want to discover other beaches in Mallorca, have a look at this post about the best beaches in Mallorca.


That’s right, Santa Ponsa is also a favourite destination for golf lovers. The municipality has one of the largest and best quality golf courses in Mallorca, so if you are a fan of this great sport, do not hesitate to come to Santa Ponsa to practice your swing.

Puig de Sa Morisca

The Puig de Sa Morisca is a small jewel situated at the top of the mountain. It is a super interesting archaeological park, which also offers one of the best panoramic views of Mallorca. The park, one of the best in Mallorca, is located in Santa Ponsa, just 15 minutes from the centre of the town. One of the best things to do in Santa Ponsa is, of course, to enjoy an excursion to Puig de Sa Morisca and relax once there, enjoying the views and discovering the history and archaeology of the place. It’s a must!

Western Water Park in Magaluf

There are many water and adventure parks in Mallorca, but without doubt, Western Water Park is certainly one of the largest and most popular ones. This fantastic park, located in Magaluf, is perfect for the unlimited enjoyment of all, both adults and children. There are fun attractions and slides of all kinds, such as El Látigo, Tornado or the Crazy Horses for speed lovers. There are also specific areas and attractions for children, as well as a large chill-out area.

Your hotel in Santa Ponsa

Most visitors who come to Santa Ponsa prefer to stay in an apartment style hotel, as this guarantees a more flexible and comfortable stay, at your own pace and at your own pace. Having your apartment on holiday is really comfortable, don’t you think? In addition, all this without having to give up big comforts such as a TV, swimming pool or free wi-fi, of course.

Aparthotel Holiday Center Santa Ponsa

The hotel Holiday Center Santa Ponsa works under that concept, as it is an aparthotel or apartment resort located just 5 minutes from the famous Playa de Santa Ponsa. Recently renovated, the apartments are modern in style, spacious, and have everything you need to make your stay unforgettable.

In addition, it is also perfect for those who travel as a family, since the same hotel offers a large number of activities and sports for everyone: volleyball, soccer, ping pong, archery competitions, and there is even a Miniclub for adults to relax and children to enjoy games and workshops. If you want to enjoy a complete holiday in Santa Ponsa without the hassle, you can book your stay now easily through the Holiday Center website.

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