Portals Nous, also known as Puerto Portals, offers one of the most exclusive areas, in the area close to Palma. It is located just west of Palma, and well-known for its lavish yacht harbour.
Portals Nous, is not a place for families traveling with children, it is for couples who want a combination between the big city life of Palma, and the luxury of the beach resorts.
Luxury accommodation offers in Portals Nous
Portals Nous offers a great selection of luxury hotels, especially the Portals Hills Boutique Hotel, is a great choice of accommodation here.
Portals Nous, is located on the rocky cliffs, which makes sea views more common from the hotels than in most other holiday areas.
Portals Nous does not itself offer any tourist attractions, it is solely a holiday base. But, Palma is just 10 minutes away, and one of the most sight-rich capital cities in Spain.
Generally spoken, the restaurants in Portals Nous service an international audience.
If you are looking for Michelin restaurants, the Restaurante Tristan is your choice.
Portals Nous has a lot to offer, when talking about physical activities and sports. For beach lovers, the Platja de Portals Nous, is a stunning little beach next to the lavish yacht marina.
Golfers can turn to Golf de Bendinat, just 5 minutes away.
Portals Nous offers a range of boutiques and shops, selling all kinds of high-end accessories, clothes, jewelries and beauty.
Portals Nous is situated in the bay of Palma, in the western end bordering Palmanova and Cala Major.
Portals Nous, is open all year round. Being close to Palma, Portals Nous is an excellent choice of scenery for a big city holiday when it’s cold in the north.
The Tramuntana region
Tramuntana is both the name of the UNESCO protected mountain range that runs from south to north, as well as the name of the group of municipalities located in or close to these mountains.
When talking about Tramuntana in context of the mountain range, it is referred to as "Serra de Tramuntana", and when talking about the region, it is referred to simply as "Tramuntana".
The largest municipalities of the Tramuntana region, are Calviá and Andratx in the south and Pollenca in the north. The mountain range actually has its roots south of Malagá in Andalusiá.
The Serra de Tramuntana covers a surface of more than 30,000 hectares of landscape in Mallorca. The two main factors that make these mountains so unique, are the dry stone constructions and the hydraulic watering systems evidencing early day farming techniques. In almost any local area of the Tramuntana you travel, you will discover some of these very unique features which contributes to the picturesque settings.