Andratx, is probably best known for it’s habour area, Puerto d’Andratx, an area with many top restaurants and bars to be seen on, beautifully situated in a cove.
However, Andratx itself is a more nostalgic town, with many old manor houses exhibiting a area of wealth, but also an area that has been exposed to many attacks from the seaside.
Andratx and Puerto d’Andratx, has over the last couple of decades evolved to be quite the cultural assembling space.
Andratx features a range of authentic eateries and local bars where tapas and paella are on the menu.
The restaurants and bars in Andratx, is a great way of experiencing some local culture and atmosphere. The Mediterranean kitchen is sure to deliver a great taste that will satisfy almost every tongue.
If you are looking for more fancy restaurants or a more mixed crowd, head down to Puerto d’Andratx and go for a romantic setting overlooking the harbour and Balearic sea.
Alternatively, you can take the short drive to the charming fishing village of Sant Elm, about 15 minutes from Andratx.
Andratx would be an obvious choice of holiday base on Mallorca, if you are looking for a more tranquil base. Here in Andratx, your accommodation options mainly consists of holiday homes, villas and apartments.
If hotels are what you are looking for, Puerto d’Andratx is a better choice.
Andratx has a blessed location on Mallorca, in the southern end of the Tramuntana mountain range, bordering the shoreline. Andratx is one of the biggest municipalities of Mallorca, and offers a never-ending list of activities to enjoy.
Most popular physical activities in Andratx, are walking, hiking, cycling, climbing, golfing, MTB, diving and sailing.
Sights to see in Andratx
All you have to do, is open your Accés Mallorca app, and you can choose between following a planned cultural route through the core area of Andratx, or simply pick out single sights to go and visit.
Andratx offers a range of art exhibitions, beautiful architecture (especially the town hall) and the many fortifications strategically placed to protect the town.
If you have interest in religious architecture, you’ll be happy to know that there are no less than 3 churches to explore in Andratx.
Every Wednesday morning at 8:00 am, Andratx opens up the streets for the weekly market to be held. It takes place centrally, on the city’s main square. At the market, you can let your senses be seduced, by a colorful and aromatic variety of fresh fruits, meat, fish, flowers and sweet almonds and figs. This is an ideal opportunity to taste some of the typical Mallorcan local delicacies, e.g. the famous sobrassada-sausages.
Andratx is beautifully located in the most south western end of Mallorca