Villas in Pollensa
A real hidden treasure
We are pleased to offer a handpicked selection of luxury holiday villas in Pollensa. Situated on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Majorca, the town of Pollensa boasts a beautifully preserved charm, history and culture alongside two stunning mountain ranges. This traditional Mallorcan town is just 6km from Puerto Pollensa and Cala San Vincente. Mostly untouched by tourists, the maze of narrow and windy cobbled streets, tall stone houses and copious amount of churches give the town a character all of its own.
Sights and Activities
With spectacular views of mountainous headlands and an abundance of sites of historic interest, a private villa to rent in Pollensa is perfect for culture cravers! With the town’s rich historical heritage, a villa in Pollensa offers visitors a chance to explore the ancient settlement and seek out all of its hidden treasures. It really is an amazing, cultural and picturesque location.
Its many points of interest include the ‘Steps of Calvario’, which lead up from the town square and provide a magnificent view at the summit; ‘Via Crucis’, a long stone stairway bordered by Cypress trees where, once at the top, visitors can view the statue of ‘Mare de Deu del Peu de la Creu’ (Mother of God at the Foot of the Cross) inside the small hilltop chapel. Pollensa also boasts many churches of stunning architectural beauty as well as two museums housing an array of paintings, sculptures, gothic art, textiles and archaeological artefacts. If you are looking to stay in an attractive old town, steeped in history, then a luxury villa in Pollensa is the place for you.
Just a 15 to 20 minute drive from most of our villas in Pollensa is the ‘Hidropark Alcúdia’, a huge water park with many slides and pools. The park is open every day from the beginning of May until the end of October, making for a fantastic family day out. The price for adults and children over the age of 12 is around €18, for children aged three to 11 around €10, and for children under the age of three, entrance to the park is free (‘SuperGolf’ and cloakroom carry extra charges).
There are also plenty of opportunities to play some golf whilst staying in your holiday villa in Pollensa. Mallorca is famed for its excellent nine and 18-hole golf courses, with no less than 14 courses on the island, offering a variety of different challenges for the keen golfer. The nearest to Pollensa is Golf Pollensa’s nine-hole course (2.5km) and Club de Golf Alcanada’s 18-hole course (14km), where the green fees vary from around €45 to €100. Buggies, trolleys and clubs are all available to hire at both clubs, however please be aware that soft-spike shoes are required for all courses.
Attracting visitors from far afield, the weekly market takes place every Sunday morning in the town’s main square. Offering up an abundance of regional goods and produce, from fruit and vegetables to antiques and handicrafts, the market also provides a good reason to sit in one of the many bars or cafes and have some tasty tapas and thirst-quenching refreshments.
Located just a ten minute drive away is Puerto Pollensa, Pollensa’s main port and old fishing town. Along with a vast promenade and marina – where the sea front is lined with excellent shops and restaurants boasting a menu of the local daily catch – this enchanting area also comprises more traditional Spanish-style cafés just a short stroll into the backstreets. Just past the marina the much sought-after area of Pine Walk plays host to the babble of pedestrians taking their daily stroll along the pine tree lined walkway with its many cafes, restaurants and bars.
For nature lovers, a holiday villa rental in Pollensa presents the perfect opportunity to view the abundance of nature that Mallorca is renowned for. Cycle trails, which take you from the beachfront to the mountainside, are an excellent way to view the island. Bicycles are available to hire locally from around €8 to €20 per day.
Just a 20 minute drive from the centre of Pollensa is the ‘Parc Natural de S’Albufera’, a wildlife reserve housing thousands of wild plant and bird species. If you’re an animal lover, then one of our luxury villas in Pollensa provides the perfect base from which to enjoy this stunning menagerie – with the comfort and convenience of luxury amenities such as a private pool.
A holiday villa rental in Pollensa is a good choice for those looking for low-key nightlife.
Villas in Pollensa attract families and couples young and old, as the atmosphere of the town is relaxed and quiet. Despite the fact that there are many bars, they are not the typical establishments you would expect to find in a livelier resort, but the café-bistros are of exceptionally high standards. The restaurants in Pollensa are famed for being outstanding.
Being blessed with some truly fabulous restaurants, both in terms of atmosphere and quality of food, there is an eclectic mix of cuisine in Pollensa which boasts some of the finest international and Mallorcan dishes on the island. If you’re a fan of fine food, then you can’t beat a private villa in Pollensa for culinary adventuring.
Alternatively, only 20 minutes drive from Pollensa (costing around €15 to €20 by taxi), Alcúdia port has broader range of bars, clubs and a bustling atmosphere.
And for those seeking slightly more energetic nightlife, ‘The Golden Mile’ - just outside of Alcúdia’s port - is a must. Packed to the rafters with bustling bars and restaurants of all themes and nationalities, this strip most definitely provides something to keep everyone entertained!
If you’re holidaying with the family, then rest assured that a relaxed and enjoyable evening for the adults is still accessible. This is thanks to the ‘Angels Nursing Agency’, a kind, trustworthy and professional team of qualified, nurses, midwives, carers and babysitters who can offer you a reliable service adapted to your individual needs.
To enjoy a more personal dining experience in Pollensa, try ‘Chef a Casa’. This restaurant provides the ultimate in bespoke dining. Simply browse through and choose one of the tailor-made menus (or even propose your own!) then one of its qualified chefs, (complete with English speaking waiter) will come to your villa in Pollensa, cook for you using the best local produce possible, and they’ll even wash up!
‘Chef a Casa’ also offers an ‘arrival dinner’ option, whereby if you and your family will be arriving at your villa in Pollensa fairly late, the chef-prepared meals will be ready and waiting in the fridge for you to re-heat on arrival. Additionally, if you provide ‘Chef a Casa’ with a shopping list, they will complete your shop and have it delivered prior to your arrival at your villa in Pollensa.
Solmar Villas in Pollensa
All our luxury villas in Pollensa come with a private pool, and are carefully chosen and approved by our staff. Our high standards ensure that we only select the very best Pollensa villa rentals for our clients.
We offer properties in the Mallorcan resorts of Alcudia, Cala San Vincente, Cala D'Or and Puerto Pollensa.
We also have a full selection of holiday villas in Menorca , Mainland Spain, Albufeira and the Canary Islands.
Click below to see all of our luxury villas in Pollensa.
Located within a short stroll of the historical old town of Pollensa, Villa C’an Bach is a most charming and comfortable villa which is inevitably going to appeal to those seeking a charming and private retreat within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants and café bars. ***Free Hire Car for Arrivals 21st May - 31st October 2014 booked in March 2014***
A lovely detached country house close to the old town of Pollensa and within walking distance of a supermarket and various restaurants.
A delightful villa located in open countryside, close to the old town of Pollensa. ***Free Hire Car for Arrivals 21st May - 31st October 2014 booked in March 2014***
Detached villa in open countryside yet walking distance to the old town of Pollensa. *WiFi Available*
A delightful secluded villa with beautiful gardens and a large private swimming pool, located in stunning countryside close to the old town of Pollensa.
A magnificent country house, with air conditioning, standing in extensive grounds *WiFi*
Casa La Palmera is a marvelous villa located in a peaceful and tranquil location on the outskirts of the picturesque old town of Pollensa.***Free Hire Car for Arrivals 21st May - 31st October 2014 booked in March 2014***
A magnificent country house having stunning views and being just 950m from the shops and restaurants of old town Pollensa.
This seemingly flawless Villa has everything we ask for in a villa, a luxuriously modern kitchen, a chic and contemporary living space, air conditioned en-suite bedrooms, a large private swimming pool and a stone clad exterior.
Enjoying a pleasingly bucolic and serene location on the outskirts of both the historical old town of Pollensa and the vibrant Puerta Pollensa, Villa Angeles is the perfect villa for couples or families. ***Free Hire Car for Arrivals 21st May - 31st October 2014 booked in March 2014***
What a delightful Villa this is, with beautifully tended mature gardens, a large private swimming pool, an abundance of open and shaded terraces to relax in and really comfy and salubriously furnished interiors. ***Free Hire Car for Arrivals 21st May - 31st October 2014 booked in March 2014***
Beautiful villa in the counrtyside, a short drive to Pollensa old town.
A large and spacious detached Farmhouse in a lovely secluded setting, close to the old town of Pollensa.
It is the beautifully cared for gardens that are the real show stopper here at Villa Joanna. With a huge and inviting swimming pool surrounded by attractive gardens and elaborate barbecue/outdoor kitchen area, this really is a wonderful villa.
A delightful secluded fully air conditioned villa, located in the beautiful lush countryside less than 450m from the charming village of Pollensa, where you will find a wonderful selection of traditional Spanish Tapas bars, café’s and local shops.***Free Hire Car for Arrivals 21st May - 31st October 2014 booked in March 2014***
Built of locally sourced stone with traditional wooden shutters, this imposing property enjoys a privileged hillside position within three acres of private land and infinity pool.***Free Hire Car for Arrivals 21st May - 31st October 2014 booked in March 2014***
Villa Rosa Vells offers the best of both worlds, a truly delightful and luxuriously appointed holiday villa, and thanks to the careful attention to detail and many sympathetic nods to the past, an utterly charming and traditional home. ***Free Hire Car for Arrivals 21st May - 31st October 2014 booked in March 2014***
Pi de Sant Antoni: The Saint Antoni celebrations are held in a great number of towns of the island. However, the most popular of the fiestas is held in Pollensa. The morning festivities include a mass of float parades and the blessing of the animals, followed by the traditional journey to fetch the popular ‘pi’ (pine tree). The neighbourhood then helps carry the ‘pi’ to the square Plaça Vella – where it is righted – and a competition between all the young men of the town takes place whereby they try to climb the tree, which is no less than 20 metres high.
Date: Circa January 17. Carnival
In the last few days leading up to Lent the streets of Alcúdia are awash with people, colour and, of course, food stalls! The carnival features parades, fancy dress costumes of all shapes and sizes, and prizes given for the best costumes of the week!
Date: February – the week prior to Lent. March/April
Semana Santa: Arguably one of the most important religious holidays in Spain, ‘Semana Santa’ (Easter) is celebrated with massive processions. Parades and floats line the streets for Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday, working their way through the town and port area.
Date: Easter week.
'Fira del Vi': Taking place every year in the Santo Domingo Cloister, the Pollensa Wine Festival grants the wine estates in Mallorca and the Balearics the opportunity to present their wines to the public. This is a great opportunity to sample the island’s produce with many of the Mallorcan wineries having won national and international prizes for their wines!
Date: April, varies annually. May/June
Corpus Christi: A traditional day in the Catholic calendar for feasting in celebration of the Eucharist. This celebration is held all over Spain and the Balearics but is particularly colourful in Pollensa, with the dances of ‘Les Àguiles’ and ‘Sant Joan Pelós’. These characters are depicted by locals as part of the procession, one dressed in white and gold and the other in brightly coloured silks with a lamb under one arm.
Date: Mid June. July/August
‘Festes de la Verge del Carme’: a weeklong celebration of the patron saint of sailors with concerts and games. With performances by many local groups, bands and artists, this is a real must for those keen on experiencing Mallorcan culture. On the final day after mass, the traditional maritime procession – with statues of ‘La Verge del Carme’ and ‘Sant Pere’ – proceeds to the bay where ‘Sant Pere’ is placed on a boat and sailed around the bay with a plethora of decorated boats in toe. The entire procession culminates in a huge fireworks display, illuminating the entire bay.
Date: Mid July, varies annually.
‘Patrona de Pollensa’: An entire week of celebrations of the Patron Saint of Pollensa, including a mock battle of the Christians (dressed in white) versus the Moors (dressed in multi-colours) commemorating the original battle in 1550, as well as singing, dancing, live music, fireworks and other celebration activities.
Date: End July/Start August. September/October
La Fira: An annual trade fair displaying a wide variety of local products and produce. At the weekend the streets of Alcúdia play host to a procession of figures throughout Mallorcan history. This fair is definitely worth the 15 minute journey to Alcúdia.
Date: 1st week October. November/December
Christmas: Midnight mass on Christmas Eve, various nativity scenes (with prizes for the best) and magnificent New Years Eve celebrations.