Best hotspots in Pollenca, the secret capital of Mallorca

Pollenca is the perfect town that represents Mallorca. Pollenca is located at the eastern end of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain and is tucked between two beautiful hills. It is the city of music and art and is known for its music festival in August and September. There are a lot of hotspots in Pollenca and this city has a lot to offer. Such as the many little boutiques where they sell crafted goods such as jewellery and interior decorations. If you’re really into that you should definitely visit the market in Pollenca every Sunday morning from 8.30-13.00 pm. There is also a market in the port of Pollenca on Wednesdays.

Places to visit in Pollenca:

The Plaça Major is the main square where you also find the 18th century Nostra Senyora Del Angels church. The other main church is also very beautiful and is called ‘the Convent de Sant Domingo. If you want to have a stunning view over the city and if you’re very sporty;). You must climb the Calvary by taking 365 stair treads. (One step for each day of the year).

» Love golfing? There is a big golf club here with a very cute authentic hotel.

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Pollenca also has a lovely large sand beach which lays just a few kilometers away. What makes this beach even better is that there are many cafe’s and restaurants there. Where you can sit and relax and enjoy the beautiful sea views. 

♥ Want to know more about the best beaches in Mallorca? Read more here 

Hotspots in Pollenca

So are you ready to know more about Pollenca? I’ve got you covered with some insider tips on what’s best to do in in Port de Pollenca. Mallorca is best explored by car, which you can easily rent here. Bu what to do in this cute port? Here’s my list of the best hotspots in Pollenca. 

  1. Budget-friendly: Cocktails and sushi at Bonsai with a view over the harbor (my tip: order the passion fruit Mojito and check my Instagram highlights for more photos and insider tips)
  2. Enjoy the classics: Located on those cute narrow streets in Ibiza old-town, very worth it and it is so romantic at La Oliva. Enjoy their steakburgers, homemade friends and the best milkshakes at Steak ‘n Shake
  3. A bit pricy: Enjoy their breakfast and lunch options at Llama, the restaurant of W Hotel. You can also eat here, without being a guest at the hotel. 
  4. Other breakfast tip: It is not without reason that this is called the house of health and happiness. Go to Passion Ibiza if you love delicious coffee, juices and superfood shakes. 
  5. Luxury, luxury, luxury: Looking for a culinary journey around the med? Then go to Chiringuito Blue Ibiza. This beach restaurant serves you the best of the best.


There are also plenty hotels to stay in this region. There is a wide range of luxurious hotels, mid-range and also budget hotels. Below you’ll find my recommendations. Are you going to travel further through Mallorca? We’ve written extensive guides for several villages in Mallorca to visit, like Alcudia, Andratx and about the 10x best beaches. In need for food tips? After living on the island I know a lot of secret places like where you can eat the best paella!

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    • Lisa
      May 2, 2016 / 10:38 am

      Thank you lovely!!:)

  1. April 27, 2016 / 4:55 pm

    Wow! <3
    I've never been to Pollença, but it's really breathtaking. It looks like a paradise to get lost in. I love the photos. It looks like you've had a great time 🙂 PS. the caption is amazing

    • Lisa
      April 27, 2016 / 6:45 pm

      Thank you lovely! If you ever come to Mallorca, let me know i’ll be your tourguide!:)

  2. April 27, 2016 / 11:02 am

    Beautiful pictures and writing! Can’t wait to read more about your adventures in Mallorca 🙂

    • Lisa
      April 27, 2016 / 11:21 am

      Thank you!! 🙂 Now your comment made my day! I’ll write more today about a give away so keep posted!:)

  3. April 23, 2016 / 10:48 am

    Oh my god, thats just so beautiful. The pictures are so lovely, it just leaves you wanting to see more.
    Cool place to be! 🙂 Great post.

    • Lisa
      April 23, 2016 / 4:02 pm

      Yes it is very beautiful!! If you are in Mallorca, you definitely should see more!:) Thanks you:)

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