Mallorca, Spain

Seaside Promenades: Palma Nova, Port de Pollença, Port d’Alcúdia

Lana Bukvic

In addition to the wonderful seaside promenades in the Palma area, there’s great waterside running in Palma Nova, Port de Pollença, and Port d’Alcúdia. A quick synopsis of each:

Palma Nova. A purpose-built tourist area especially popular with Brits. Seaside promenade runs for 3 km between the Plaça de l’Avinguda de la Platja landmark (east of Palma Nova) and Magaluf. The section up to Punta Nadala is along a wide sidewalk paralleling Passeig del Mar, and west of that is a dedicated waterfront path. Very lovely! MAP

Port de Pollença: Nearly 7 km of lovely seaside running in this family destination on the northeast side of the island starts 2 km north of the port, at Playa Pollença. Run along Passeig de Colom and the “Pine Walk Puerto Pollensa”. South of the port, a path along the beach goes for another 2 km. At the intersection with Ma-2220, you can continue for another 2 km, on a decent-sized shoulder along the road (painted red). MAP

Port d’Alcúdia. Known for its turquoise shallow waters and long, soft golden sandy beaches, this area 10 km south of Port de Pollença has a 4.3 km seaside path. From Port d’Alcúdia, can run east for 1 km to the ferry terminal, and then for 2 km south along the beach, and for an additional 1 km along a lakeside path bordering the residential area. MAP

Essentials
  • 3 km in Palma Nova, 7 km in Port de Pollença, and 4.3 km Port d’Alcúdia (one-way paths)