Formentor and Puerto Pollensa Tours
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With its beautiful white sand beaches framed in picturesque rocky points, Puerto Pollensa (Port de Pollença) on majestic Formentor peninsula has become a magnet for holiday goers with a taste for the finer things in life. Everyone from families to water sports enthusiasts come for the cafe-lined promenade, marina, and the Bay of Pollensa.
Outdoor recreational opportunities abound in Puerto Pollensa. Take a glass-bottomed boat trip through sapphire inlets, sail to Cape Formentor (Cap de Formentor) aboard a catamaran, stroll along the evergreen-shaded Pine Walk, or take in the stunning views of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tramuntana mountains from one of several miradores, or viewpoints, dotted throughout the cape. Travelers based in La Palma de Mallorca (Majorca) can visit Puerto Pollensa, as well as other highlights of Mallorca’s north, on a guided day tour.
Things to Know Before You Go
- Puerto Pollensa and Cape Formentor are must-sees for families, couples, and outdoor enthusiasts.
- Be sure to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect yourself from the Spanish sun.
- Tours to Puerto Pollensa from Palma can last more than eight hours.
How to Get There
While often visited as part of a guided tour from Palma, independent travelers can get to Puerto Pollensa by catching one of several buses departing daily from Plaça Espanya in Palma.
When to Get There
The best time to visit Puerto Pollensa is between March and May, when average temperatures are pleasantly cool and summer tourists have yet to arrive. If you’re in town on a Wednesday, be sure to check out the Puerto Pollensa market in the town square.
Attractions in Northern Mallorca
While one of the island’s most beautiful sites, Puerto Pollensa isn’t the only travel-worthy place on the northern end of the island. The Mirador Es Colomer offers some of the best views of the spectacular coast, while Cala Pi de la Posada is one of the area’s top swimming beaches. For the best local nightlife, spend an evening in the nearby town of Alcudia Bay. Those with an interest in religious history can climb to an 18th-century hermitage from the town of Pollensa, located about 4 miles (6 kilometers) from Puerto Pollensa.
Address: Ma-10, Puerto Pollensa, Spain
5 Tours and Activities to Experience Formentor and Puerto Pollensa
Discover highlights of Mallorca’s northern coast on this diverse full-day tour. Shop for fresh produce at a local market, stroll or swim along the beach at Formentor and take in spectacular views from the Colomer viewpoint and the World Heritage-listed Tramuntana mountains. Get a waterside perspective on the island during a boat trip to the Port of Pollensa, where you can enjoy leisure time to explore the marina and charming port town.
Take a day cruise along Mallorca’s North Coast on a safe, stable, and fully-equipped catamaran sailboat. Glide across the water, taking in the gorgeous views of the Aucanada lighthouse, Es Coll Baix Beach, Bay of Pollensa, and Formentor Peninsula. Swim in crystalline Mediterranean water, sunbathe on the boat deck, and snorkel, kayak or paddleboard with equipment provided. Enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch and drinks included in your outing.
Climb aboard a catamaran for this scenic journey along the northern coast of Majorca. Cruise past coastal cliffs and Cape Formentor on the way to the small island of El Colomer. Swim or sunbathe while the boat is anchored and admire the impressive landscapes on the return sail.
Experience the northern coast of Mallorca on this relaxing sightseeing cruise trip to Formentor Cape – one of the most popular and beautiful places on the island of Mallorca. Admire the views of the most famous lighhouse. On your way to the Bay of Pollensa, enjoy beautiful views of Menorca Cape, Coll Baix and Pinar Cape.We will do different stops for swimming.
Discover some of the most beautiful places in the North of Mallorca, offering stunning views of the area of Formentor and including a boat trip. First of all we will visit the local market. Depending on the day we will go to Sineu or Alcudia local market. Both of them very popular markets in Mallorca. Then arrives our spectacular panoramic boat tour. From the Pollensa Harbor, where we will cruise up to the Formentor Beach. 30 minutes on a modern boat, we will have an amazing view of the Formentor Cape with impressive cliffs and hidden coves. Our next stop will be the Formentor Beach where you will have some time to enjoy. We will make a stop to the Colomer's incredible viewpoint to enjoy with the wonderful postcard views its landscape gives us. You cannot miss this tour!
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What's the best way to experience Formentor and Puerto Pollensa?
The best ways to experience Formentor and Puerto Pollensa are:
- North of Mallorca Highlights Guided Day Tour
- Mallorca North Coast Catamaran Cruise with Lunch
- Visit Cape Formentor and Cala Figuera
- Cape Formentor Boat Trip in Mallorca
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