The weekend of Sant Antoni's week, Andratx celebrates one of the best rooted festivals in Mallorca, and that has this village as one of the places where you can live it...Read more »
Andratx is the most eastern village of Mallorca and it is located in the southeast extreme of the Serra de Tramuntana.
Its population is over 10,800 inhabitants and it is distributed in different urban nucleus. Andratx borders with Estellencs and Calvià, as well as the Mediterranean Sea. Among the urban centers, the town of Andratx and its port are the most remarkable. Together they have most of the population.
It is also worth mentioning places like Sant Elm coast, Camp de Mar and the village of s'Arracó, located on the edge of the mountain. The Isle of Sa Dragonera, a natural park since 1995, is a must-see of the coast of Andratx. The most accepted theory about the origin of the Andratx name is in the Latin word antra, which means 'cave'.
Andratx is a village whose economic activity is mainly touristic. Many national and international personalities have visited the main town and the port. In fact, Andratx is one of the Mallorcan villages with a big amount of foreign residents.
The role of agriculture is very discreet today, although there are almonds, figs, oranges, and lemons. Fishing, nowadays, is a recreational activity while the industry is practically non-existent.
Regarding the fiestas of Andratx the highlights are Sant Pere´s festivities, Sant Elm´s festivities with the mock of the Moros y Cristianos or the Art Night of s'Arracó. Andratx's main fair is celebrated the first weekend of April.
EVENTS HIGHLIGHTS Andratx
Fir@orienta is the educational and employment orientation fair of the municipality of Andratx. With the aim of bringing all the professional services of the municipality and of Mallorca to the whole of the citizens...Read more »