Port dī Pollenca attracts families and upper middle class holiday makers. There are more classy restaurants and hotels here than anywhere else in Eastern Mallorca. The mountains are very near - Port dīPollenca is also popular with tourists who have their mountain bikes or hiking boots with them. Prices in Port dPollenca are a bit higher than in other places. The amount of fincas and villas shows the prosperity of many people living in Port dīPollenca. There is also a large and famous marina. Many surfers and other water sport fans come to Port dīPollenca. The beach is good, but overfilled in summer.
The connections to other resorts nearby are great. Line #352 connects Port dīPollenca with Port dīAlcudia, Caīn Picafort and the towns Pollenca and Alcudia a bit up in the mountains. The bus runs several times an hour in summer. In winter the buses downsize to about about once an hour.
To Palma de Mallorca: Port dīPollenca has the best long distance bus
connections at the East Coast. Depending on the season you can get at least
once an hour for up 5 to the capital on the other side of the island.
Pollenca: A town famous for its artists and intellectuals. With
15,000 people living here, it is one of the bigger towns on Mallorca.
Handicraft - expecially weaving - are popular here. A lot of musicians and
painters live in Pollenca. The shoes and cloth of Pollenca are famous in
Spain. The old centre is worth going to see. There is a lovely market each
Sunday morning at Pollenca market., where food and the local handicrafts can
be bought cheaply.