Among the most emblematic estates of Andratx, you cannot avoid a visit to the enormous Son Mas
The property was once a Moorish farm called “Buendar”, but after the Catalan conquest of Mallorca, it was given to the noble Pomar family. Later on, the property passed to Guillem Desmás, from who it got its name.
Up through the 15th century, the estate changed its exterior as the defence tower was added.
The last changes to the estate, was in the early 20th century when the building was enlarged and redecorated in its current Neo-gothic and Neo-arabic styles.
In 1998, the town council of Andratx bought the building from its former owners.
Son Mas is open everyday except weekends, and exhibits various art collections all year round. There is free access to the exhibition halls and several times throughout the year, you can attend and enjoy special cultural events here. Mainly, the theme is, contemporary, to make it as interesting as possible to a vast audience. A lot of upcoming artists are also on the display here in the exhibition hall of Son Mas.
How to get to Son Mas and the town hall of Andratx
The area of Andratx is both diverse and versatile, and attracts a broad audience. The two main destinations in Andratx, are the old town and the lush marina area of Port d’Andratx. both with each their very own charm and appeal. The area surrounding the old town is full of scenic wildlife with direct access to many hiking routes and roads that leads further up in the Tramuntana. Port d’Andratx enjoys a romantic setting in an isolated cove at the feet of the mountain range and a more vibrant atmosphere with the bars and restaurants here. Andratx has a nice handful of points of interest to explore, as well as some art museums worth visiting if you are fond of cultural offers.
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