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An increasingly popular resort on the west coast of Majorca, Puerto de Andraitx, is a haven of tranquility and family fun. A spectacular marina with over 300 moorings is surrounded by restaurants and bars ensuring there is plenty to entertain, however for those on a fun seeking mission, the notorious party resort of Palma Nova and the holiday destination of Magaluf are only 15 minutes away thanks to reliable transport links.
What to do on a holiday in Puerto de Andraitx
Dragonera Natural Park and the Dragonera Island are two of the areas most interesting attractions. The island is in fact a large rock rising from the sea that was given its name as locals thought it looked like the back of a mighty beast rising from the sea. You can wander the beasts back to your heart’s content as boats from the port at Puerto de Andraitx leave regularly for excursions round the island. It is also home to a small museum and an ancient Roman settlement. Points of historical interest can be found without even leaving town though, and the So Na Gaiana’s tower, which was used as a look out to protect the town from pirate attacks, is one of the villages most unique historical monuments .
If your definition of fun is less about history, and more about sport, never fear, because the south west of Majorca has six world class golf courses for you to choose from. The Golf de Andratx is one of the best in the local area and is easy to reach and has excellent facilities.
Those in search of culture on a lastminute.com holiday in Puerto de Andraitx, will need to take a visit to Andraitx’s, Centro Cultural as this brand new gallery is one of the biggest private buildings for contemporary art and holds three major exhibitions per year of both established and emerging artists. In addition, it’s also home to a number of artists’ studios, a large gallery, with a restaurant and a bookshop to keep you occupied too.
One draw back of Puerto de Andraitx for some is that the the closest beach, Camp de Mar is 3km away.
The area is quite quiet and is mainly geared towards family holidays. That is not to suggest that there is no fun to be had because there are plenty of bars and there is a night club. The restaurants serve all of the fresh local sea food delicacies you’d associate with a harbour town and wandering along the marina trying to decide where to treat yourself to a banquet that night is one of the major pleasures of being in Puerto de Andraitx.
Book your holiday to Puerto de Andraitx today
If you are looking to get away from it all and enjoy the simple pleasures of a Spain holiday – look no further and book your holiday to Andraitx today.