Puerto de Andratx is rather special. This beautiful western Majorcan harbour town overlooking the bay and surrounded by tree-lined hills is one of the most picturesque in the whole of Mallorca. Naturally, Puerto de Andratx is a highly desirable choice for many people looking to buy a dream property in Mallorca. So whether your ideal holiday home is a bijou seaside apartment, a luxury penthouse, a delightful villa or an attractive finca, we would be delighted to help you find your dream property for sale in Puerto de Andratx and surrounding areas.
The large horseshoe-shaped bay at Puerto de Andratx has been described as being one of the most beautiful harbour locations the Mediterranean has to offer. The sunsets here are famous, and a huge attraction for visitors and residents alike. What better place could you ask for to watch the technicolour evening sky whilst sipping a gin and tonic!
Surprising as it may seem, Puerto de Andratx is still very much a working fishing port, which only adds to the town's old-world charm.
The old town of Puerto de Andratx is a lovely place to relax over a menu del dia or evening meal with family and friends. Many of the cafes, bars and restaurants are situated along the pretty waterfront and surrounding streets and are extremely popular in the tourist season. Being such an upmarket town, standards of dining are high and Puerto de Andratx is justifiably renowned for its seafood.
Restaurant Rocamar (971 671 261) situated at the west end of Puerto de Andratx harbour is a beautiful spot facing the Mediterranean and away from the crowds. Seafood is the speciality here. Or try Marisqueria Galicia (971 672 705), a pleasant bistro specialising in Galician cuisine, especially seafood. Excellent value too.
If you like a good game of golf you're in luck, because Andratx has its very own golf course. Just a short drive from Puerto de Andratx is the 18-hole championship course at Andratx Golf Club (971 236 280)
This golf course is one of the most challenging in Mallorca with 60 bunkers and 7 lakes to test your skills. (Hole 6 is the longest in the whole of Spain!) The setting is spectacular too, with splendid views of the rolling hills and the sea nearby. Buggies are included in the green fees and there is an excellent Italian restaurant in the clubhouse.
There is a direct Motorway route from Palma airport to the outskirts of Andratx, so journeys by hire car or taxi are simple and straightforward. There is a regular bus service to Andratx town, Palma, Camp de Mar and San Telmo, and a regular ferry to San Telmo throughout the year.
This is an introductory guide about Port Andratx properties - the residential areas of Sa Mola, Cala Llamp, Monport and the harbour area in Port Andratx
The Port has several small beaches which offer easy access to the crystal clear waters. If you have transport, you may prefer to go to Camp de Mar or Sant Elm where larger and sandier beaches await - have a look at our Beach Guide for more information. There are a number of small boutiques in Port d'Andratx which makes for a pleasant few hours of gentle shopping.
For more cultural pursuits, head to Andratx which boasts a fabulous contemprary art gallery, the CCA - Andratx Art Centre. On the other side of town you'll find Sa Taronja - a cultural centre which provides concerts, exhibitions and workshops for adults and children. In the centre of Andratx is the domineering town hall, Son Mas, a former (very grand!) Arabian farmhouse originating from the 15th century. The town's market is held around Son Mas every wednesday.
This area of Mallorca is blessed with glorious countryside. The main island off the coast is Sa Dragonera, which has been a Natural Park since 1995. You can take a short boat trip over to the island and explore the hiking trails & coves, and get friendly with the many native lizards who live here! The other Nature Reserve on the mainland is La Trappe. The remains of a village surrounding an ancient monastery are here and there are spectacular views out to sea and over to Sa Dragonera island.
As you might expect, this lovely scenery attracts hikers and cyclists, and there are plenty of trails to follow. Hiking maps are available at the tourist offices. Cyclists will enjoy the coastal hill roads, or you can delve deeper into the Tramuntana mountains for more challenging rides. An 18 hole golf course (opened 1999) is situated towards Camp de Mar.
The town itself is very upmarket and you will witness some spectacular property nestling on the hillsides overlooking the bay. The yachting crowd is well catered for too, and Andratx Yacht Club has a superb reputation in nautical circles. You'll find lots of stylish restaurants, many specialising in seafood, and the town's bars are very welcoming with a chilled, laid back vibe.
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