Peguera / Paguera, Mallorca, Destination Guide
Peguera is one of the few areas that is open all year round. As autumn and winter approach in November, large parts of the Mallorcan seaside resorts lie empty, but not Peguera. Here the city is filled with hiking and cycling-loving athletes, professionals and amateurs.
THINGS TO DO IN PEGUERA
Peguera attracts a lot of sports enthusiasts and active travelers, because of the many opportunities for physical activities in this area at the feet of the Tramuntana range. .
Some of the more popular activities and sports in Peguera include, cycling, walking, golfing, tennis, diving, sailing and of course, various beach activities.
Peguera offers a vibrant shopping life, of perfumeries, jewelers, clothing stores and local handcrafts. Slender up the main street, and you will surely find something of interest.
ENJOY THE NICE BEACHES
Peguera offer three wonderful sandy beaches with plenty of space for everyone to enjoy themselves. Go surfing, jet skiing, ride the banana boat, rent a water cycle, play beach volley, build sand castles or just relax under the Mediterranean sun, there are so many opportunities for beach activities here.
PUT YOUR GOLFING SKILLS TO THE TEST
From Peguera, you are in short reach of two great and challenging golf courses; Andratx and Santa Ponca. Mallorca is famous for its golf courses, they are all beautiful, well-designed and very challenging.
SCUBA DIVING OFF THE COAST
The Balearic Sea around the coasts of the island offers a world of fascinating marine wildlife that can’t be missed. Find one of the local scuba diving centers in Peguera, get instructions and get ready to see undersea caves and reefs full of beautiful vegetation and creatures.
FORMULA CAR TOUR IN THE TRAMUNTANA
Explore Mallorca in a different way, in one of these exciting formula cars. You’ll leave from Peguera going to Palma and then head to the Tramuntana mountains to see some of the most amazing viewpoints near the coastline of picturesque area of Banyalbufar. After this, you’ll head south towards the lavish area of Andratx and then back to Peguera. Enjoy an unforgettable half-day experience with wind in your hair and the most incredible views. Buy your tickets online and save time and money on your excursion.
ENJOY A RELAXING CRUISE AROUND THE COAST
From the pier in Peguera, you can board the catamarans and enjoy a cruise around the southwest coast of Mallorca. The catamarans makes several stops underway allowing for swimming in hidden lagoons and discover life under the surface from the glass-bottom. You can choose how long you want to be gone, there are both 2-hour tours as well as half and whole day tours.
RENT A BIKE AND GET SPINNING
Road cycling is one of the most popular sports in Mallorca, it can be done all year round and everywhere by anyone. The well-maintained network of paved roads connects every area of Mallorca, a perfect way to explore this magical island. Peguera is located just at the feet of Tramuntana, so if you are looking for challenges and amazing views, you are just a few ascends and hairpin turns away. There are numerous bike rental shops in Peguera town offering a wide selection of different types of bikes that can be customized.
ENJOY AN ENCHANTED EVENING AT SON AMAR
The Son Amar dinner and show is renown all over Europe for its famous world class acts full of acrobatic stunts, dance performances, live music and magic tricks, all happening right in front of your eyes. Watch some of the most talented artists perform breathtaking choreography in a spectacular setting. As you arrive at Son Amar, you’ll first enjoy a delicious three-course dinner of traditional Mallorcan cuisine with an innovative twist, while the big band is creating a joyful atmosphere in the background. This is some of the best evening entertainment you can find anywhere, so reserve your seat and get transfer both ways when you order online.
MAKE YOUR WAY THROUGH THE JUNGLE PARK TREETOP ADVENTURE
Jungle Park is an adventure park situated in the nearby area of Santa Ponca. Here, you have to complete several courses by zip-lining, climbing, swinging and balancing your way from treetop to treetop passing various obstacles. This is a fun and challenging activity for all ages and all levels. After completing the courses, enjoy a refreshment at the beach of Santa Ponca or visit the new and lavish Port Adriano.
Where to stay in Banyalbufar?
Banyalbufar is an amazing place to stay; the tranquility, the nature, the views and the charm – all factors that make this area worth considering for a holiday base.
Hesperia Mallorca Villamil *****
This lovely hotel is situated centrally in Peguera, directly on the beach and close to the many restaurants and shops. Villamil offers a number of wonderful facilities for an active holiday, among others. free bicycle storage, gym and various massage and beauty treatments, all of which complete a relaxing stay. The hotel’s restaurant is ready each morning with a healthy and varied breakfast buffet, and in the evening it offers delicious Mediterranean cuisine as well as regional dishes made from fresh Mallorcan ingredients.
Valentin Reina Peguera – Adults Only ****
This beautiful adults only hotel offers inside a calm and relaxed atmosphere, with bright rooms with sea views, tropical garden and a really good restaurant. The hotel is located a bit secluded from the main street that cuts through Peguera, however still close to the many shops, bars and restaurants in the town. The beach is also just a few minutes from the hotel, where you will find lots of wonderful activities and the opportunity for sunbathing on the soft sand.
Bella Colina I Vintage Hotel 1953
Enjoy an authentic stay at this vintage hotel, which is one of the oldest hotels in Peguera. The hotel offers a charming interior, with individually decorated rooms, genuine works of art and unique furniture. The hotel gives you, as one of the only places in the area, a special feeling of something real; far from everyday life, far from mass tourism, far from one size fits all.
National police: 091
Local police: 092
Guarda civil: 062
Maritime emergencies: 900 202 202
Find an open pharmacy anywhere in Mallorca
To find an open pharmacy, or opening hours of a certain pharmacy, simply follow the link below to search for a pharmacy.
When on the page, select ‘Mallorca’ from the list and then select the town you need a pharmacy in from the drop down list.
Typical taxi fares
|Palma center||30 €|
|Port de Pollença||90 €|
Public bus connections to/from Peguera
Line 102 – Port d’Andratx – Palma Timetables and stops for 102 here
- Port d’Andratx
- Camp de Mar
- Santa Ponça
- Galatzó/Son Bugadelles
Beaches in Peguera
Peguera offers 1400 meters of soft sandy white beaches, and if you include the one in Cala Fornells, you have 80 meters of beach line more to choose from. The biggest of the three beaches, is Platja de Palmira, from where there is also a pier for boats and catamarans. If you prefer a more secluded beach, go to the beach of Romano hidden between the rocky walls. You can do all sorts of typical beach activities at the beaches in Peguera, as well as you can rent sun loungers and parasols.
Platja de Palmira
|Sun lounger rental||Yes|
Platja de Torá
|Sun lounger rental||Yes|
|Sun lounger rental||Yes|
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.
Cala Sant Vicenç
Camp de Mar
Port de Pollença
Port de Sóller