The best sales of Santanyí's shops can be found once a year at the Opportunities and Stocks Fair. It is mainly a textile trade fair, where the stores release their stocks...Read more »
Santanyí is located in the most southern point of Mallorca, crossing the coast to the southwest
This municipality borders with Ses Salines, Campos and Felanitx and belongs to the Migjorn region. Santanyí has a dozen urban centers, including the town of Santanyí and the coastal touristic towns of Cala Figuera, Portopetro and Cala d'Or --the most populated of the municipality. Altogether, the municipality of Santanyí has a little more than 11,000 inhabitants.
The name of Santanyí is derived from Latin Sancti Agnini, which means 'holy sheep', and this animal is still the emblem of the town. Tourism is the great motor of the economy of Santanyí thanks to its extensive coastline, but you can also find natural spaces such as the Natural Park of Mondragó. The stone-cutting industry is also another important motor of its economy.
Some of the outstanding events in Santanyí are the autumn fair, the artistic evening Canal'Art Santanyí or the rural traditional fair in s'Alqueria Blanca. Santanyí's most important festivities are celebrated for Sant Jaume and Sant Andreu, while Cala d'Or celebrates the feast day of Santa María del Mar in August, Calonge celebrates the one of Sant Miquel and Cala Figuera the Virgen del Carme.
Santanyí celebrates two weekly markets, on Wednesday and Saturday. Other markets highlighted by the town are Es Llombards and Calonge (Thursday) and that of s'Alqueria Blanca (Tuesday).
EVENTS HIGHLIGHTS Santanyí
Between the end of June and the beginning of July S'Alqueria Blanca celebrates its rural fair “Fira de la Pagesia”. It is an event that ...Read more »
On the first week of August, Es Llombards, in Santanyí, celebrates its summer festivities in honor of Santo Domingo de Guzmán...Read more »