Located in the north of the island of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands, Port de Pollença has the timeless charm of these mountain villages and totally open to the sea. This is where travelers have the opportunity to stay in a 4-star hotel of choice and with a long history: the Miramar hotel. Putting down your suitcases in this essential establishment on the island of Mallorca is to dive into the heart of a history that began more than a century ago, benefiting from an ideal location a stone’s throw from the beach and the center of the city, and take advantage of top-of-the-range services to spend a holiday full of relaxation and pleasure. The Miramar hotel is always ready to welcome visitors who want to treat themselves to an enchanted break and enjoy the joys of a temporary installation under the Mediterranean sun. In addition, from the south of France, a direct maritime connection between Toulon and Alcúdia with Corsica Ferries provide access to the hotel.
A hotel that is part of the history of Mallorca
The Miramar hotel has changed a lot since it opened in 1912, as has the town of Port de Pollença. But it has always known how to go through the ages while retaining its own charm, which places visitors at the heart of all attentions. The history of the Hotel Miramar is that of a family of fishermen, the Borrás Cerdà, one of whose members, after a stay in Argentina, finally decided to return to his native island to get married and live. ‘move into a house in Port de Pollença. The couple then decided to create an inn and offered a few rooms. Over the years, the success is there, and what was an inn installed in a fisherman’s house becomes a hotel, one of the first in the region.
Its atmosphere and ideal location attract many artists, such as painter Hermen Anglada Camarasa and Argentines Luis Cordiviola and Tito Cittadini. In the 1920s, the hotel became the favorite haunt of British servicemen returning from India on warships, and wishing to take a break in the sun before returning home. At the same time, French people, Americans, Germans and Catalans also come to take advantage of the hotel’s surroundings to relax, bathe and dance in the evening. During the Spanish Civil War, the hotel’s pier was also used to accommodate passengers of the Italian airline Ala Littoria. The Miramar hotel has therefore gone through history by seeing many people come and go sightseeing, as well as characters from the art world or even soldiers. And the place has always been so appreciated that it did not take long to have its regulars, eager each year to find its walls to relax on the edge of the clear waters of the Mediterranean.
A multitude of services for a serene stay
Settling down at the Miramar hotel for a holiday in Mallorca in the Balearic Islands means opting for an idyllic setting, a stone’s throw from the sea. The hotel offers rooms whose decoration has retained the charm of yesteryear, while benefiting from modern comfort. The rooms offered range from standard to those with a balcony or terrace overlooking the sea, the port and the boats, and from which holidaymakers can soak up the sun or have a drink. Finally, the hotel offers real apartments, perfect places for holidays with family or friends.
For dining, travelers can head to the restaurant, whose terrace is located just in front of the hotel and facing the bay. The cuisine offered is Mediterranean and Mallorcan inspiration. At the level of the hotel tower, the Snack & Bar Miramar offers a menu to eat on the go: sandwiches, omelets, meats, fish and various drinks, all facing the sea.
While travelers join the beach and take advantage of the clear Mediterranean waters to cool off, they can also spend time at the hotel’s spa, which includes a lovely outdoor pool and a smaller one inside, a Jacuzzi, a sauna and showers with water jets. There is also a fitness area and a multitude of treatments that can be enjoyed on site: massages, treatments for the whole body and manicures.
When traveling with children, do not fail to ask reception for babysitting services and equipment rental to facilitate the stay.
You must also get closer to the reception to have access to a multitude of information about the activities to be practiced in Port de Pollença: bike rides, Nordic walking, excursions, birdwatching, golf, tennis, water sports, scuba diving. , there is something for everyone and the staff of the Miramar hotel are always available to provide the best information on the essential activities, such as the hidden treasures to visit in the area.
Enjoy an ideal location in Port de Pollença, a former fishing village
Port de Pollença , located in the far north of the island of Mallorca, is today a seaside resort that delight many holidaymakers who come to seek the paradisiacal setting offered by the island of Mallorca to the Balearics. The town is just 7 km from Pollença and is famous for its century-old hotels that run along its beautiful bay, protected from the winds by the mountains of the Serra Tramuntana in the background, and by the two peninsulas of Formentor and Alcúdia. A walk on the path that runs along the bay is also a must in the evening, before reaching the restaurant of the Miramar hotel to taste local specialties.
During the day, travelers are keen to spend time on Port de Pollença beach, one of the most beautiful in Mallorca with its fine sand and clear waters. In the background, the long promenade is shaded by trees and has many places to sit and contemplate the horizon. You can also rent deckchairs and umbrellas. To vary the bathing times, you can also reach the sublime Cala Boquer, a cove that you reach after walking along paths that reveal beautiful panoramas over large rocky capes with green summits. Also for hiking, a getaway to Cap de Formentaor is a must. It is here that vertiginous cliffs plunge into the sparkling blue of the sea. The Es Colomer viewpoint and the tower of Albercutz are points of view to rally to contemplate the beautiful jagged coast. And when the heat is intense, the magnificent Cala Figuera is a stop to take for a swim.
From the hotel, Pollença and its old town are only a few kilometers away. A walk in the neighboring town is the opportunity to contemplate the beauty of the narrow streets with stone houses, before climbing the steps leading to the Calvary, which offers a splendid view of the old part of the town.
In the evening, before returning to the Miramar hotel, a stroll on the marina of Port de Pollença is essential, for the view of the boats and the mountains behind, and the peaceful atmosphere that emerges there.