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Guide to Puerto Andratx - Tourist and Travel Information

 

Andratx in the South East, beautiful countryside with a Picturesque Port

 

 

 

andratx harbour and marinaView over Marina in Puerto Andratx

Puerto Andratx Harbour and Marina                  View over Marina in Puerto Andratx
 

The resort of Puerto Andratx is found in the far Southwest of Mallorca in the municipality (local government) of Andratx. You can reach the resort very quickly from Palma Airport by car, approx 35 minutes on the motorway, or if you prefer you can use the local bus service or a taxi.  Most tourists admire the stunning scenery when approaching Andratx by road however those who visit the port by boat can enjoy views from the elegant harbour which has retained all of its charm as an original fishing village of Mallorca.

 

Hotels and Apartments

Although Andratx had very humble beginnings, today it is a very stylish and chic resort with many shops, restaurants, numerous estate agencies and even some art/decoration stores! There are only a few Hotels in the resort itself but you will find many in the neighbouring Camp de Mar which has a lovely beach. In this area you will find many private apartments and Villas for Rent both around the port. Puerto Andratx has attracted many wealthy German and English tourists over the years, many of whom have set up home in the some of the beautiful villas in the hillsides surrounding the area.

 

Tour Operators offer package holidays to this area, including all-inclusive options see more

Hotels selection here

 

Dining in Andratx

restaurants in andratx

In the Village of Andratx you will find a small range of restaurants however in Puerto Andratx there are many to choose from.

You will find cuisine to suit all tastes from Mallorquin and Spanish restaurants to Italian, Japanese and even Greek!

Due to the popularity with tourists and locals it is best

to reserve a table in advance for your favourite restaurant.

 

Restaurants in this area see more





Andratx Tourist Information Office

Tourist Information Office in AndratxAs you approach Puerto Andratx, you will see the Fishery building which also houses the Tourist Information Office.

Here you can find all the information you will need for your holiday including free maps of Andratx. If the Tourist Information Office do not have the information you are looking for, ask the attendant on duty to search their database. See contact information here

 

If you arrive early enough in the morning (very early), you will see the fishermen bringing their catch into the fish weighing station and also directly beside this you will see the fishermen lining out and repairing their nets for the following day's catch.

 

Lining out the nets                             Fisherman daily repairs               Fish Weighing Station

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The Marina/Port area is very large and you will see boats and yachts of all shapes and sizes there. Many people use Puerto Andratx as their last stop before sailing on to mainland Spain or further East into the Mediterranean.

 

Guide to Puerto Andratx - Tourist and Travel Information, view to Puerto AndratxGuide to Puerto Andratx - Tourist and Travel Information, Puerto Andratx town, shops, estate agents

The Marina at Puerto Andratx                                                Art Shops, Estate Agents in Puerto Andratx

 

This resort is very beautiful and a popular destination for tourists to visit for a day trip or to spend a holiday. It is particularly enjoyable to have lunch or dinner in one of the restaurants or cafes admiring the views over the Port.

In the evenings, the area has a very cosmopolitan feel when all the restaurants are illuminated and bursting to capacity,

 

Car Hire is readily available and from here you can visit one of the many nearby resorts such as Peguera, Santa Ponsa, Palmanova or Magaluf. If you prefer you could take a taxi or a local bus to visit these resorts or you could also visit Palma for the day.

 

Palma Guide see more

Transport Options, Car Hire including Bus Routes and Train timetables see more

 

Chemist opposite Marina                 Eroski City Supermarket and Taxis              Take-away Pto Andratx

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If you need a Chemist you will find one opposite the Marina. You will also find an Eroski supermarket (supermarket chain) just at the start of the port. Near to this you will also find a super take-away foodshop selling ribs, roast chicken etc.

 

View to Cafes at the Marina                                                    Boat Trip arriving at Puerto Andratx

cafes at the marina puerto andratxboat trip arriving at puerto andratx

 

Many boat trips from other nearby resorts stop for a short duration at Puerto Andratx resulting in the resort becoming very busy with tourists at certain times of the day.

 

If you wish, you can arrange a boat trip from Puerto Andratx to various destinations such as Soller or Sa Dragonera.

 

Looking to visit waterparks or other tourist attractions see guide here

 

The Saluet River Bed

saluet river bed

This is the Saluet River Bed which runs into Puerto Andratx. This natural riverbed has great beauty and is also home to a large popularion of Mallards and French Tamarisk.

The area of wetlands also has many giant reeds known as Spanish cane.

 

 

 

 

 

Andratx Village Square

andratx village square

The village of Andratx, Mallorca is found just a few kilometres from Puerto de Andratx and this has one of the largest weekly markets held on Wednesday mornings. This is very popular with visiting tourists.

You can travel to this market by car, local bus or a short taxi trip.

see transport options

 

 

 

 

Sant Elm Beach                                          Dragonera from Sant Elm                        View from Sant Elm

sant elm beachdragonera from sant elmview from sant elm

 

The quiet village of Sant Elm is also well worth a visit and is a short distance from Puerto Andratx. You will find a very nice little beach there. From Sant Elm you have a tremendous view of Sa Dragonera, the well known uninhabited island features on many postcards and pictures of Puerto Andratx and Mallorca.

 

Mallorca Towns & villages see more

 

We hope you enjoyed this guide to Andratx and please contact us if you

need any further information

 

Guide to Puerto Andratx - Tourist and Travel Information

 

 

 

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Insider Tips!!

We recommend that you take a boat trip because the scenery

around Andratx

is very beautiful!

 

Guide to Puerto Andratx - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels beautiful scenery near santa ponsa

 

If you are visiting Puerto Andratx by car, park in the car park just at the start of the Marina because it can be very difficult to find a space in the streets

 

 

Guide to Puerto Andratx - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels ¦ park at the start of marina andratx puerto de andratx

 

  

 

Take care always to park in a parking zone or you can be towed away!

 

 

We don't recommend Puerto Andratx for the disabled because the town is built on a hillside.

 

See nightlife in Mallorca here

 

  

 

Guide to Puerto Andratx - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels