Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel
- Close to Palma
- Steps away from the beach
- Right next to the town center
- Low Deposit Options Available
- Interest FREE Payment Plans
This the Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel, a modern 3-star resort offering comfort, good facilities and stunning views of Cala D'Or. Take a dip in the outdoor pool, keep the kids ... Continue reading
This the Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel, a modern 3-star resort offering comfort, good facilities and stunning views of Cala D’Or. Take a dip in the outdoor pool, keep the kids entertained with on-site entertainment and a playground and relax in the spa and wellness center.
Besides its great facilities, the Barcelo has swift access to the Cala Ferrara beach, just a short journey down some adjoining steps. This means you can wake up and freshen up in the pool, have a quick round of mini-golf, sample the varied restaurant buffet, head over to the spa for a quick massage and then down the steps to spend the rest of your day lounging on the beach. In the evening head back up the steps, maybe have another quick splash in the pool to cool off, drop in for a speedy steam in the sauna and then back to the buffet, to try everything you didn’t try earlier. Wake and repeat, your holiday is complete at the Barcelo Ponent Playa Hotel.
There’s plenty to explore off-site too. Majorca is admired for its great diving locations, and there are plenty of places nearby where you can get your gear and explore the depths. This part of Majorca is also known for its stunning landscapes. Cala Gran is a white, sandy beach with crystal waters, but get there early because a place this beautiful tends to get busy! Head over to Es Pontas, or Vita Bel, or Mondrago Natural Park - the list goes on and on!
- Bicycle rental (surcharge)
- Children's playground
- Evening entertainment
- Golf course (within 3 km)
- Mini golf
- Table tennis
- Tennis court
- Air conditioning
- Car hire
- Free WiFi
- Non smoking rooms
- Non smoking throughout
- Shared lounge/TV area
- Vending machine (drinks)
- Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner, Main Restaurant, Daily.
- Snacks, Daily.
- Afternoon Tea, Daily: 15:00 - 18:00.
- Ice Cream, Daily: 10:00 - 23:00.
- 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.
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).
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.
Sustainable Tourism Tax is payable in resort from 1st July 2016 up to a maximum of 2 Euros plus VAT per adult per night.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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).
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.
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Hotel address : CALA FERRERA, S/N, Cala d'Or, Majorca, Balearic Islands, 07669
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is there wifi available in the hotel? 1 Answer
Hi Claire, Wifi is available at this property in public areas. Regards
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Do you have vegetarian menus? 2 Answers
Yes vegetarian options are available, thanks Esther
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How far is it to the town centre and is there transport available from the hotel 1 Answer
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.
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