Perched on the southwesterly tip of the island is the picturesque port of Andratx, five kilometres west of its eponymous old town. With an undeniably pretty setting, the yacht-lined harbour is surrounded by verdant hills that overlook the natural bay and Mediterranean sea - the perfect place to live, and watch the sun set.
Living in Port Andratx
Port Andratx is one of the most desirable areas to live in Mallorca with a plethora of luxury properties to choose from. With outstanding natural beauty and sophisticated charm, the cosmopolitan town has a seclusive air of exclusivity whilst remaining well connected to the rest of the island, Palma and its airport only thirty minutes away. Port Andratx is still a working port, with 450 berths and a yacht club, which makes it a favourite with the international sailing set, residents and locals alike. The lively promenade is awash with first-class restaurants, cafés and bars with a view of the horseshoe bay and crystal clear water that stretches out towards the island of Dragonera and beyond. Its idyllic coastal location, maritime ambience and year-round infrastructure make Port Andratx the prime location for your permanent year-round home.
Real estate in Port Andratx
Port Andratx’s impressive coastal location makes it one of the island’s key property hotspots, with capacious homes that are private and secluded with awe-inspiring views. Engel and Völkers Mallorca offer an extensive variety of sleek modern villas, sprawling estates and traditional fincas that overlook the ocean; some have private access to the glistening sea which is, quite literally, at your feet. Nestled in the lush green hills or along the sweeping cliffs, these phenomenal properties boast the ultimate in style and luxury: infinity pools, stately grounds and top-class design to suit even the most discerning clients. Imagine soaking up the spectacular sunset beneath clouds of bougainvillea on the terrace of your new villa in Port Andratx before taking a dip in your pool, or a fresh splash in the sea.
What to do and where to eat in Port Andratx
All within walking distance, Port Andratx has a wealth of harbourfront restaurants that reflect the international tastes of its cosmopolitan crowd. Tantalise your tastebuds with haute cuisine from around the globe: fresh seafood and artistic Mediterranean dishes with an Asian twist at 'Trespais', Japanese and South American fusion at ‘Sumailla’, elegant Italian dining at ‘Verico’ or ‘Villa Italia’ and much more. The next day, set sail on a superyacht to explore Mallorca’s coastline or the mystical island of Dragonera where you can dive into the turquoise waters and swim to nearby coves. Back on land, take the opportunity to venture across the island on foot by hiking to the furthermost cape, Cap de sa Mola, or along the coastal trail all the way from Port Andratx to Camp de Mar. Around the bay in Cala Llamp, the Beach Club Gran Folies is a glamorous bar-restaurant with a swimming pool right next to the ocean. Wile away the afternoon on a daybed in this magical setting, gazing at the breathtaking vistas whilst sipping a glass of ice cold champagne.
Port Andratx’s surrounding areas
Mallorca's Southwest is a treasure trove of delights that are all easily accessible by an excellent road network. Head to the traditional town of Andratx, at the foot of the Tramuntana mountains, for a low key cafe con leché or light snack of pa amb oli en route to the quaint village of Capdellà in the heart of the countryside. A favourite with hikers and cyclists, the cluster of sandstone houses is a slice of authentic Mallorquin life in a picturesque setting. For more sand and surf, Sant Elm is a remote beach resort just north of Port Andratx. Other coveted coves in the area are Portals Vells, where you can enjoy a sizzling paella at the chiringuito, or Cala Mago for the most divine crystalline water.
If you want to make memories in your dream coastal home on one of the world’s most beautiful islands, Port Andratx could be the perfect place for you. Visit our website and be inspired by the variety of first-class apartments and villas with sea views and beach access. A perfect location for golfers, the nearby Golf Club de Andratx can be reached in fewer than 10 minutes. We would be happy to advise you in our real estate office in the heart of Port Andratx. Our extensive portfolio of villas, fincas, houses and apartments offers the most diverse real estate wishes on Mallorca.