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Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel

  • 60Km to Airport
  • 10m to Beach
  • 1Km to Center/Shopping

The award-winning Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel is a fresh and modern complex located on Cala Ferrera beach in the lively resort of Cala D´Or on the island paradise of Mallorca. ... Continue reading

The award-winning Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel is a fresh and modern complex located on Cala Ferrera beach in the lively resort of Cala D´Or on the island paradise of Mallorca. Offering a wide variety of services from which to choose as well as excellent entertainment programs for adults and kids, this friendly 3 Star property makes a relaxing base for couples and families featuring spacious double rooms, fine dining, Spa facilities, and excellent service with warm hospitality. Guests to the Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel can visit some of the nearest local ports such as Porto Colom, Portopetro and the Marina of Cala d'Or, and walk to a number of restaurants, bars and shops.

Activities

  • Beachfront
  • Bicycle rental
  • Children's playground
  • Evening entertainment
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Hammam
  • Indoor pool
  • Mini golf
  • Sauna
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court

Other facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Car hire
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Non-smoking throughout

All Inclusive

Meals:

  • Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner, Main Restaurant, Daily.
  • Snacks, Daily.
  • Afternoon Tea, Daily: 15:00 - 18:00.
  • Ice Cream, Daily: 10:00 - 23:00.

Drinks:

  • Locally produced Alcohol; Locally produced non Alcohol; Imported Alcohol; Imported non Alcohol, Soft drinks; Tea; Coffee, Daily: 10:00 - 23:00.
  • Beer; Wine; Mineral water, Meal times.

Sports/Activities:

  • Entertainment.

Accommodation

Room facilities

The Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel features double rooms that can accommodate up to 3 adults and can be booked for single use, with views of the pool or the gardens (some sea views available with supplement). All rooms have a bathroom with shower, two beds, terrace, telephone, Satellite TV, air-conditioning, heating and safe (at a charge).

Other Information

The area boasts a golf course (just 5 km from the hotel), scuba diving and horseback riding schools, and excellent conditions for water sports, such as windsurfing, sailing, or scuba diving.

Official rating is 4 Stars

24 hour reception, currency exchange, Concierge, lifts, disabled facilities, meeting room, TV room, computers and Internet (with charge), laundry service, doctor service, safe (with charge), take-out picnic lunches arranged, printer, fax-sending service, free Wi-Fi in hotel lobby, car rental, parking (with charge). The hotel has been awarded with the 'Q' award for quality by the Spanish Institute for Quality Tourism.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel in Cala d'Or. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

All these options at no extra cost.

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel in Cala d'Or easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Like most holiday resorts in Mallorca, Cala d'Or (Golden Cove) evolved from a local fishing village after its charms and idyllic setting were 'discovered', in this instance, by a group of avant-garde artists who settled here in the 1930s. They built their white, flat-roofed houses around the picturesque fishing harbour, and soon the word spread. Cala d'Or became a desirable spot to have a holiday home, or for a relaxing seaside vacation.

The original village and harbour was situated in one of the small rocky coves with sandy beaches, called 'calas', which abound on Mallorca's east coast. The resort has now spread out to encompass several of these coves, all now beset with attractive hotels, apartment blocks and villas. It is a very chic resort, recommended for families because most establishments cater extremely well for children.

There are numerous adjacent smaller resorts and quaint villages clustered around the calas all along the south-east coastline, connected by a good bus service, which means visitors can make excursions to explore the delights of places like Cala Egos, Puerto Petro, Cala Mondrago, Cala Figuera, Cala Santanyi and Cala Llombarts. The Cala d'Or marina is the heart of the east coast resort area, attracting the fashionable yachting set.

Resort Rating

Scenery

Shopping

Family

Watersports

Cost

Nightlife

Sightseeing

Beach

Restaurants

Activities

Cala d'Or has seven beaches, of which the largest is Cala Gran, all with fine white sand and clear shallow water for holiday makers to enjoy. The larger beaches have good facilities offering watersports including sailing, windsurfing and scuba-diving. Those wishing to venture further afield can take a 'champagne cruise' along the coastline, ride a mini-train to picturesque Cala Mondrago with its two lovely coves, or take excursions to the villages of Cala Figuera, Puerto Petro, Sa Colonia de Sant Jordi or the isle of Cabrera. Most hotels offer full entertainment programmes for children, and there are trampolines and mini go-karts at Mallorcalandia, as well as mini-golf in the town centre.

Restaurants

Cala d'Or's upmarket restaurants are situated around the marina, which is usually abuzz with a lively international crowd enjoying a variety of cuisines. The centre of town offers fast food outlets, tapas bars, pizza parlours, burger joints and several British pub 'n grub type establishments. Eateries that come highly recommended in Cala d'Or are Acuarius, Shangrila, Restaurante Vicente and Casablanca.

Nightlife

Nightlife in Cala d'Or is tasteful and stylish, rather than frenetic, centred around the many cocktail bars and discos. Don Ron Heroes Bar is one of the places to go for a good night out in Cala d'Or. The latest music rocks Linekers, and the most popular nightclubs in town are Disco Alfa and Farrahs Planet Ibiza. Hollywoods is the local karaoke bar, while the Dirty Duck pub is known as the gay-friendly establishment.

Shopping

Cala d'Or is known as the best shopping district on Mallorca, its main shopping street, Avinguda Tagomago, filled with chic boutiques, leather shops and galleries appealing to locals and holidaymakers alike. Designer clothes and shoes, in particular, are available at reasonable prices. Souvenir shopping is fun with the wide variety of local crafts, traditional pottery and glass, and olive wood carvings available at several stores, and at the Sunday morning flea market in Felanitx. Visitors can also find bargains in designer sunglasses, jewellery and perfume. Those in self-catering apartments who need sustenance will find all they require at the resort's biggest supermarket, Caprabo, near the resort entrance. The supermarket opens until 9pm every night (except Sundays, when it closes at 2pm).

Negatives

Cala d'Or is definitely a family-oriented holiday resort, not catering for the 18-30 single set, particularly those who enjoy a wild night-life. The music bars and discos are usually quiet by 2am. The main resort beaches can become enormously crowded, particularly during July and August, and holiday-makers have to be up and about early if they hope to secure a sunbed for the day. It is possible to bus, or hire a car, to travel to nearby less populated beaches and coves, but these are not likely to offer all the facilities of the resort beaches.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Spanish,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.73

This week's weather forecast

Light rain shower
31°C Low 24°C
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Fri 04 Sep
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Sat 05 Sep

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Questions and Answers about Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel

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Hi Claire, Wifi is available at this property in public areas. Regards

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By Leanne, loveholidays.com team member

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Yes vegetarian options are available, thanks Esther

Added 4 months ago.

By Esther, loveholidays.com team member

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Hello, We do not have copies of menus but the hotel may be able to provide this for you. (ponentplaya@barcelo.com).

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By Leanne, loveholidays.com team member

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The centre of Cala D'or is a ten minute walk from the property, there are numerous bars and restaurants all within close proximity of the property. There is no shuttle bus propvided to the centre of Cala D'or.

Added 6 months, 1 week ago.

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