Puerto Pollensa is located about 12km from the center of the village which lies on the inside. This is the living example of how tourism can change the appearance of a landscape, as in its beginnings, this area was simply a group of fishermen’s cottages that gradually, with the arrival of mass tourism in the 60-70 years, started to grown to become what we see today, a destination sued by thousands of tourists from each all over the world.
Tradition and tourism in Puerto de Pollensa
Today, in Puerto de Pollensa, it is still breathing the quiet, restful atmosphere of yesteryear, and even having undergone tremendous growth in recent decades, it has preserved its essence and authenticity caring for the environment and the people who visit it. It has a wide promenade overlooking the bay, with its many bars, terraces, ice cream parlors and great cuisine. We can also find three beaches which are la Playa del Port de Pollença, la Playa Llenaire y Playa Cullerasa at the southern.
The port is well worth a visit to see how leisure boats interminglewith traditional fishing ones. On the part of the pier or the “moll”, as the Mallorcan fishermen call it, you will find the traditional lonja de pescadowhere every evening they sell the day’s catch.
Apart from the usual maritime services in the Club Nautico de Pollensa you can make all kinds of sea-related activities especially, fishing, sailing and canoeing.
Pollensa has a lot of natural attractions like beaches, coves, a rich seabed or the Sierra de Tramontana and Cabo de Formentor, but in addition also has an important architectural and cultural heritage.