Mallorca, the largest of the impressive Balearic Islands in Spain, is one of the favourite destinations in the Mediterranean. Of course, the island has countless places, towns and villages to fall in love with, and Calviá is undoubtedly one of them. Ready to find out all about this incredible place? Today, from Sun Beach, we tell you how to enjoy some excellent Calviá Holidays. Let’s go!
Where is Calviá?
Calviá is located in the southwestern part of the island of Mallorca, between the Serra de Tramuntana and the Serra de Na Burguesa. As well as being spectacularly beautiful, Calviá is only 15 to 20 minutes from the airport, making it easily accessible. On the other hand, the municipality of Calviá is composed of several villages and areas, each more spectacular, and all perfectly equipped in terms of hotels, services, leisure, and beaches to welcome and enjoy numerous residents and tourists every year.
Zones and municipalities that make up the Calviá area:
- Portals Nous
- Santa Ponça
As in the rest of Mallorca, Calviá is spectacular weather, characteristic of the Mediterranean, although many would say that it is undoubtedly one of the best areas to enjoy the Mallorcan sun in summer and spring.
In Calviá and all the areas that compose it, you will be able to enjoy an average of 300 days of sun per year and 27º in summer. Add to this the fact that the rest of the year the temperatures are also quite warm, there are scarce rains, and winters are quite sweet and moderate. An ideal time in almost any season of the year!
The best place to stay in Calviá
The truth is that it is difficult to choose just one area in Calviá, as each place has its own special charm, its own beaches, monuments and essence. Still, one could say that the areas of Santa Ponsa (or Santa Ponça in local language) and Portals Nous are the most popular if you want to enjoy a complete, relaxing, fun and just minutes from Palma. Next, let’s go a little more in detail about the area of Santa Ponsa, no doubt a clear favourite among many travellers.
Discover Santa Ponsa
As mentioned above, Santa Ponsa is one of the most beautiful and popular areas of Calvia and the island of Mallorca. Santa Ponsa has such outstanding places as its extensive beach, the Platja de Santa Ponça, or the Caló d’en Pellisser, a beautiful cove in which the word “relax” falls short.
As for the beaches, those in this area are surrounded by palm trees and pines, an atmosphere of the most Mediterranean and natural, and also have all the necessary services to make the day on the beach something fun and comfortable. As if that weren’t enough, the best of all is that on the beaches of Santa Ponça (about 1300 meters long) you can enjoy numerous water sports and boat excursions. An essential plan is to visit the impressive Illes Malgrats, a popular place for scuba diving in Mallorca.
In addition to the Mediterranean Sea, in Santa Ponsa you can also enjoy the mountains and the land by bike or hiking, as there are several super interesting rural trails. In fact, from our hotel Sun Beach, you can make the best bike routes, such as the wonderful climb to the peak of Puig Major. If you are interested in knowing more about cycling in Santa Ponsa, here’s a more detailed article about your options in the area.
More essential plans in Santa Ponsa
In Santa Ponsa there are many other activities to do in addition to those mentioned above, among them, first visit the impressive archaeological park of Puig de Sa Morisca. On the other hand, for those who love the sea, glamour and relaxation, the nautical clubs of Port Adriano and Santa Ponsa are just a stone’s throw away. If you are passionate about golf, there are up to two in Santa Ponsa, and they are among the most popular in Mallorca. Anyway, in Santa Ponsa, you won’t get bored! Do you want to know more about what to do in the Santa Ponsa area? Then, don’t miss this other post.
Hotels in Calviá and Santa Ponsa
Are you independent? Are you looking for a complete, fun and relaxing holiday? Hmm… how about your own apartment in Santa Ponsa?
There is nothing better than staying in a comfortable and spacious apartment in Santa Ponsa, just a few minutes from the beach, and with all the necessary amenities and comforts. Come on, what they say is a vacation without headaches in which the only thing you need to worry about is enjoying the atmosphere and the Mediterranean Sea.
Our Sun Beach Apartments are one of the favourite accommodations in Santa Ponsa, and we receive numerous travellers from all over the world throughout the year. The apartments are fully equipped, modern, and just a short walk from Santa Ponsa’s beach. It can’t get more comfortable than that! In addition, among the magnificent facilities of Sun Beach Apartments, you will find a spacious solarium area with incredible views and a swimming pool with bar.
Whether you’re travelling alone, as a couple or with your family, Sun Beach Apartments in Santa Ponsa will guarantee you an idyllic Santa Ponsa holidays, Calviá. Book your Sun Beach apartment now and enjoy your Calviá holidays!