Santa Ponsa, also known as Santa Ponça, is a popular beach holiday resort located about 6 km. from Magaluf and 23 km. from capital Palma de Mallorca, on the south west coast of Majorca. Santa Ponsa is also popular with its white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. The capital city of Palma de Mallorca and its neighbors Palma Nova, Magaluf (located about 5 km. to the east) and Paguera are the other popular neighbouring resort nearby Santa Ponsa that forms the municipal district of Calvia.
Santa Ponsa is a great holiday destination with a perfect and relaxing atmosphere. There are numerous things to do in Santa Ponsa for the holidaymakers. Santa Ponsa is also best known for its golfing opportunities. The resort has three large golf courses. Two 18-hole and one 9-hole golf course can be found Santa Ponsa. Santa Ponsa 1 is public, 2 and 3 are private and for members only.
The main strip of Santa Ponsa, which is called Ramon de Montcada is the liveliest area of the resort and there are wide range of dining and wining opportunities for the holidaymakers. Holidaymakers may find the beautiful nature park La Reserva just after a short drive from Santa Ponsa. The nature park is worth a visit. Outdoor sports and adventure lovers may enjoy great day out at the La Reserva Nature Park.
Santa Ponsa beaches are great. Santa Ponsa Beach (main beach - Playa de Santa Ponsa), Pellicer Beach (also known as Little Beach - Playa d'en Pellicer) and Castellot Beach (Playa des Castellot) are the beautiful beaches in Santa Ponsa. Santa Ponsa beach has been awarded the Blue Flag that means it adheres to the strict rules and standards. It has also been awarded the prestigious “Q” for European Quality.