andratx & puerto andratx

Accommodation offers in Puerto 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.

Sights to see in Andratx

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.

Churches in Mallorca

Church of Carmen

Sights in Andratx

Son Esteve

Churches in Mallorca

Church of Santa Maria

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 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.

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 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 is beautifully located in the most south western end of Mallorca

Infographic about Tramuntana region of Mallorca

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.

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