Sant Elm, or Sant Elmo, is a traditional and very charming old fishing village, located in the very southwestern corner of Majorca.
Sant Elm, offers a quiet and very beautiful holiday base, where you will be completely secluded in the natural charm of this old port.
Accommodation & hotel offers in Sant Elm
Sant Elm, offers a only a small handful of hotels, all of these are excellent. The hotels are located with stunning views over the cove, and/or the mountains that surrounds this place.
In Sant Elm, you can also choose between holiday homes and apartments for rent.
Attractions & sights to see near Sant Elm
Sant Elm, does not offer any real tourist attractions as such. Only hikers and cyclists will be rewarded, with old fortresses and watchtowers around the mountains.
If you are staying in Sant Elm and want to explore some sights and attractions, you should rent a vehicle of some kind, and go explore the island.
Restaurants in Sant Elm
The restaurants in Sant Elm, are known all over the island for their excellent fish dishes.
Despite of the rather small size of this little village, there’s a fair amount of restaurants and cafes. Nevertheless, most of them are quite busy all day long, which tells us something about the overall standard out here.
Sant Elm, is well-known by active travelers from all over Europe, who come here to make use of the natural playground around Sant Elm.
An obvious activity in Sant Elm, is a half day trip to the dragon island, Sa Dragonera, located just 20 minutes outside Sant Elm. Sa Dragonera, is a protected nature reserve, where you can enjoy hiking, cycling, diving or just relaxing at the small dock. Sa Dragonera, is also famous for its black lizards, that you can hand feat.
The area around Sant Elm, is perfect for sports climbing, cycling, mountain biking, hiking and diving.
Sant Elm is located in the southwest corner of Mallorca, in the municipality of Andratx.
Sant Elm, can be visited all year round! Naturally, spring and summer are the best months, but also autumn is a great time to come here.
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.