Port d`Andratx


Port d`Andratx is a small port town is the South West of Mallorca. It is an area filled with German tourists and residents. A lot of rich Germans live here. Most parts of Port d` Andratx are filled with mansions. The boom still goes on with the posh houses creeping further and further up the hills. The big tourist boom did not take place in Port d` Andratx because the lack of beaches. There are more holiday makers in neighbouring Camp de Mar.

Port d´Andratx

The centre of Port d`Andratx is nice. Unfortunately, the road along the sea has a lot of traffic - the street behind is a pedestrian area with a lot of shops.

 

You will see two things a lot in Port d` Andratx: real estate agents’ offices and the yachts of the rich Germans. There are thousands of boats in the bay of all sizes. Only a few of them are fishing boats. For people who want to see expensive yachts Port d` Andratx is the place to go. A house for less than a million euros is hard to find in Port d`Andratx.

   

Many things have been adjusted in consideration to the general wealth of the people living in Port d’Andratx. To give a small example, many of the restaurants here charge €30-50 a head for a meal.

Finding a room in a hotel in Port d`Andratx is no problem out of high season. Prices start at around €50 for a double room. If you’re looking for a cheap room, you’re out of luck – there are no cheap pensions here.


Buses to Port d`Andratx: There are quite a lot of buses to nearby Palma, but the bus ride takes ages and the price is pretty high. A single ticket from Palma to Port d`Andratx €3.60 (2007), almost the same as a bus ride to Alcudia. The journey takes (about 25km on the direct road) 80 minutes. The buses stop in all holiday resorts like Peguera and Santa Ponca on the way. The bus route to Palma is # 102 (at least hourly). There are also buses to Sant Telm, the most western village of Mallorca (5 times a day, bus route #100).
 

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