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Port de Pollenca Beach, North Mallorca

A long sandy beach which curves around Puerto Pollensa; relaxed and friendly, this north-western beach is perfect for sunbathing, swimming, water sports, and boating.

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Horseshoe-shaped Pollensa Bay, boasts several patches of golden shore, all with superb views and beautiful fine sand. The main beach is found just south of the harbour - Platja del Port de Pollensa; at nearly 1.5km long, it offers an impressive view of the Formentor Peninsular and surrounding Tramuntana mountains.

North of the Pollensa harbour, along the popular ‘Pine Walk’, there are several smaller beaches with charming coves expanding along the coastline. Along this way from the marina, Albercutx Beach offers a chain of tiny shoreline bays, with teams of crystal water. Stretching for over a kilometre, some places are too narrow to actually lie down. However, it does make for a good alternative to the main beach, particularly if this is where your accommodation is. Further south you’ll find C’an Cullerassa Beach; popular with the locals this pebbly spot offers shade and tranquillity for those who prefer more peace.

Pollensa’s beach areas all benefit from bright, fine-grained sand with clear, shallow water. Catering especially well to its returning tourists, several sections offer sun loungers and shade as well as showers, public toilets, changing facilities, a children’s play area and even volleyball courts. Wheelchair and disabled access are well facilitated.

Given its renowned beauty and popularity, the area is often fairly crowded in July and August; although locals live here year-round, which means a handful of the amenities will stay open throughout the winter. Find out more about the town with our Guide to Port de Pollenca.

South of Pollensa harbour, the main beach offers a variety of small eateries, a shaded picnic area and several mini markets ensuring your beach day is well provisioned for. The harbour’s northern seafront offers a fantastic selection of local and international cafes and restaurants; with large, shaded terraces across its pedestrianised promenade.

Once a simple fishing port, the town is now a family-friendly resort making Pollensa more cosy than vibrant with its nightlife. However, there’s always a great atmosphere with lots of live music to enjoy with a sundowner.

Puerto Pollensa is a charming and scenic Mallorquin town with the bonus of several beach spots and ample dining. This means that there is great selection of beachside hotels and apartments available during the summer season.

Setting & Location

Ten minutes from Pollenca’s old town and offering far more than just sun, sea and sand, this incredible Mallorquin destination located just south from the busier Port d’Alcudia, lies in the middle of a 360-sweep of breath-taking scenery. Thanks to the Ajuntamiento’s prohibitive building regulations, there’s barely a high rise building in sight, instead you have lengthy strips of golden sand amidst pine trees, decked with a splendid array of restaurants, local amenities, boutiques, and wellness spas… plus a lovely port!

There’s a large market every Sunday morning in Pollensa’s Placa Mayor. And whilst there are several easy walks to do directly from the beachfront, the town acts as a great starting point for excursions around the Formentor Peninsula, including neighbouring beach Cala Formentor, and Cap de Formentor at the peninsula’s head.

Water Safety & Clarity

Pollensa Bay harbours clear and shallow water. Protected by its U-shaped inlet and attentive lifeguards, it appeals to those groups seeking family-friendly vibes with small children. Higher waves are a rarity but sometimes common at the northern Pollensa beaches towards the ‘Kitesurfing haven’ of Alcudia. Northern winds can sometimes provide a bit of chop for the enthusiastic windsurfers and sailors. Our live webcam of the beach will show you the current beach conditions in real time.

Beach Quality

Being easily one of Mallorca’s favourite beaches with prestigious ‘Blue Flag’ status, their silky soft sand entices everyone from around the island, especially families with young children. The beach has been artificially enhanced with the installation of additional breakwaters, as well as importing extra sand to ensure that the ‘Port end’ remains deeper. The eastern, narrower side of the beach is the quietest.

Watersports Nearby

Llenaire Beach’ offers plenty of water sports with banana boats, jet skis, water skiing and kayaks. Taking advantage of their favourable winds, you can also rent boats, windsurfing equipment, small catamarans, and water bikes. From Pollensa harbour, various boat trips will take you snorkelling or diving, as well as having the option to charter motor and sailboats, allowing you privileged access to the more remote coves away from the main beach spots.

If you glance towards Alcudia, you’ll enjoy a spectacular and multicolour performance from the local kite surfers. Kitesurfing is very popular here and a great place to learn.


Parking is available behind the main beach in the paid public car park near to the harbour, or in some of the back-streets of the town. Palma airport is around 65km south and a 40-minute drive. The 301 bus also leaves from central Palma to Puerto Pollenca almost hourly and takes 1hr 10 minutes.


Map of the surrounding area