Majorca is an incredible destination with nearly unlimited opportunities for recreation. You might spend your days visiting a zoo, touring a historical landmark, shopping, dining on local cuisine, swimming, scuba diving or even riding horses through the mountains. One of the most popular pastimes, however, is that of golfing. It doesn’t matter if you are a complete beginner in need of lessons or a seasoned pro in search of the most challenging course on the island, because Majorca offers it all. Here are some of the best golf courses in Northern Majorca as well as the distance between the course and Puerto Pollensa.
Golf Pollenca (6 Miles to Puerto Pollensa)
Perhaps the closest golf course to Puerto Pollensa is Golf Pollenca. It is just six miles from the coastal resort, which means that you can take a bus, taxi or even your own vehicle and be there in less than 10 minutes. Keep in mind that Golf Pollenca is not a full course, but it does offer nine holes in a beautiful setting and plenty of challenging hazards. Olive and pine trees line the course, and there are two water features that you will admire as you play. This golf course also boasts a gourmet restaurant with a Mediterranean menu and views over Pollensa.
Address: Ctra. Palma-Pollensa, Km 49,3, 07460, Pollença
Phone:+34 971 53 32 16
Alcanada Golf Course(8 Miles to Puerto Pollensa)
There is no doubt that this is one of the most scenic and upscale golf course on the entire island of Majorca. Just minutes from Alcudia’s old town, it is also easily accessible from resorts along the coast. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr in 2003, this course is made up of 18 holes, but golfers can choose to play a modified nine-hole course during the week. The staff is made up of golf experts and PGA members, which means that lessons here are a smart way to brush up on your golf skills. Along with the beautifully designed and challenging course, the Alcanada Golf Course boasts a pro shop, a driving range, buggy rental and a wonderful clubhouse with restaurant.
Capdepera Golf (30 Miles to Puerto Pollensa)
It may take about 45 minutes to travel from Puerto Pollensa to the Capdepera Golf Course, but many serious golfers are more than happy to make the journey in order to play 18 holes here. Designed by architect Dan Maples, Capdepera is a lush green course with a famed 15th hole, and most golf enthusiasts will argue that this single hole is the best on the island of Majorca. The difficulty of the course varies, which makes it suited to beginners as well as experts. After a round of golf, head to the beautiful restaurant and enjoy the majestic views and the live music.
Address: Carretera Artá-Capdepera, Km3,5, 07570 Artá
Phone:+34 971 81 85 00
Pula Golf (32 Miles to Puerto Pollensa)
If it is history and a bit of a challenge that you are after, then nothing is better than a round of 18 holes at Pula Golf. This is the longest course on Majorca, and it has also served as the location for international events like the PGA European Tour Majorca Classic. Along with exceptional golfing, Pula Golf boasts a large clubhouse, a driving range, two putting greens and an onsite hotel that dates back to the 16th century.
Address: Carretera de Son Servera a Capdepera, 3 Son Servera
Phone: +34 971 81 70 34
Golfing is a popular pastime in Majorca, and there are a number of courses to choose from. Each of these four options are within a 45-minute drive of the resorts in Puerto Pollensa.