This was our 2nd visit to Club Santa Ponsa as we went last year and loved it so much, we decided to go again this year.
We've just got back from a 12 night stay and the hotel is just fab.
The food was fantastic throughout the whole 12 nights. One of our party is Coeliac and the restaurant made sure there was gluten free food for breakfast and every meal time the restaurant manager showed her what she could have. We couldn't fault the food at all and didn't hear any other guests grumble about it either.
The location is lovely. It's tucked away on a hillside and the views are fantastic. Yes, it's abit of a trek down the hill and the stairs but we didn't mind.
The staff were all amazing. They couldn't do enough. Daytime activities were good and the nighttime entertainment was pretty similar to last year. It's not amazing but it's fine. We met some lovely people on holiday so would sit with them on a night.
The all inclusive drinks were great. Definitely no complaints.
The pool isn't huge but we have a 6 year old so it was great for us as we could always keep an eye on her. Both our 12 year old and our 6 year old loved the pool.
Yet again this year there was a small issue with the sunbeds. I dread to think what it's like in summer. I made sure I was up every morning about 8am to get the sunbeds as by about 8.45, they were all gone. In summer, I'm guessing you'd have to get up about 6am! It does say that you're no allowed to reserve the sunbeds but nothing is done to enforce this. We would often see people putting towels on beds about 8.30 and then not even going to them until about 3pm which was unfair on other people.
The room was fantastic. Yes it's pretty basic but it's large, amazing views, enormous balcony and comfortable. It suited us perfectly and we were very happy with it.
We love this hotel. Really really love it. We've been to many many hotels before and nothing can beat this. Every guest we spoke to on holiday said the same thing that it was a lovely hotel but....................... why oh why does the hotel let hen and stag parties stay there.
It really is a huge shame.
We were there over 2 separate weekends and both weekends there was problems. We never encountered any groups of men or women last year and as it's classed as a family hotel, we never envisaged any problems this year either. The first weekend there was 'girls' naked, constant jeering and swearing and just general drunk behaviour. The second weekend involved large groups of 'men' throwing sun loungers in the pool, urinating at the pool side, constant jeering and swearing yet again and it was just dreadful. All of this took place in front of all the kids at the pool side and families were made to leave the pool area because of it.
This hotel is no longer a 'family' hotel in my eyes and I think it's almost criminal as to what is happening to it.
I would have quite happily have come home and rebooked for next year but I will be looking for somewhere else as I don't want my children feeling that they can't go in the pool. On one day, when it was a gorgeous day, there wasn't one child in the pool and this was due to the outrageous behaviour at the poolside and the kids were scared to go near it.
If you don't mind hen and stag do's, then you can't beat this hotel. We're not opposed to people having a good time and the odd bit of bad language etc. but this was way beyond that.
Such a shame!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Club Santa Ponsa is located in the northwest coast hill of Santa Ponca's white sand beach. The complex is naturally and in harmony distributed with its forest environment; this circumstance makes a very nice direct contact with the nature that surround us. This soft composition is bringing from over 25 years, repetitive visits of families, couples and groups of persons interested in sports, rest and good gastronomy. We offer 142 units, distributed in 93 modern one bedroom apartments, and 49 new and practical studios, all of them fully equipped with furnished terrace, independent full bathroom, central heating and a experienced and professional 24 hours backup service. From our hotel there is an easy connection to other near by additional services like: Public bus transportation at 50m, commercial shopping areas and of entertainment at 200m, equipped sandy beach of Santa Ponsa 900m., Doctor services outside or inside de hotel, sportive port including nautical and sub aquatic activities, programmed local excursions and excursions around the island, walking areas, Golf, thematic and aquatic parks, etc. Everything is right in the line of your budget, with a very professional, permanent and satisfactory service. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Club Santa Ponsa Hotel Santa Ponsa
- Hotel Santa Ponsa
- Club Santa Ponsa Majorca