Pollensa is a town located to the north of Palma. When you arrive at Mallorca airport and pick up your hire car, you simple must make a note to yourself to remind you that this is a must see when you’re exploring that par of the island, as it’s one of the most spectacular spots in the whole of the Balearic Islands.
So here at Record go rent a car we’re going to explain what you can see in Pollensa so that you’ll be able to enjoy your visit to the maximum without wasting any time.
Although relatively small, Pollensa has lots of things to offer that simply should not to be missed. And to make absolutely sure that you don’t miss out, we’re going to tell you all about them in this guide.
Cala San Vicenç, Formentor, and Port de Pollença are all bathed by the waters of the Mediterranean, places that Pollensa has in store for those who love the sea and natural landscapes that offer a taste of paradise. If you visit by car, as soon as you have parked, you will start to feel immersed in the air of calm relaxation that enfolds these privileged beaches.
And there are close to 20 fabulous beaches for you yo visit. Playa Llenaire, Playa Albercuix, Cala Murta, Cala en Feliu, Cala Gossalba, and Cala Figuera are all spots where you will find a mix of long sweeps of find sand and calm, crystal clear waters, and wilder beaches less crowded with tourists.
This route includes much more than just beaches. Pollensa also offers lots of opportunities for exploring the mountains and admiring spectacular landscapes where the sea and the highest peaks on the island meet. The route starts out from the Mal Pas vista point, running past the Albercuitx Watchtower is definitely worthwhile.
Every trip should include a point of historical interest, and a visit to the Castillo del Rey is a must, not only thanks to its role in the island’s cultural and historical heritage, but also because of it location - here you have one of the most spectacular views of Pollensa.
It’s one of a group of 3 castles that all sit on rocky outcrops in the Ternelles valley. At a height of 480 metres, you can see the remains of one of the strongholds of the troops of King Jaume I.
You can spend long, lazy hours on the beach, searching for that perfect paradise cove, or go on a trip up into the mountains to enjoy the natural world - but Pollensa has still more to offer.
Pollensa is a typical Mallorcan town, that has kept all those typical charms. Strolling around the streets you’ll find that it’s still steeped in the history and traditions of the Balearic Islands.
Pollensa is one of those places where if you look, you will sure find the most delicious dishes in Mallorcan cuisine.
You will be able to try charcuterie meats such as the sobrasada and butifarrones that are typical of Palma de Mallorca; sweet treats like ensaimadas (these are a sort of sweet bread found everywhere on the isalnd), gató (a kind of almond tart) or robiols and crespells (citrussy pastries traditionally eaten at Easter).
As you’ll see for yourself, a tip to Mallorca and a visit to the town of Pollensa is a sure recipe for success. And as with your hire car you’ll have the freedom to explore the island at your leisure, Pollensa is bound to be on your list. So what are you waiting for? Don’t miss out and book your hire car in Palma at the best price and start getting ready for your holiday.