Day 3. Visiting Port d’Andratx, Mallorca

Santa Ponca bay
Santa Ponca bay

It was too windy to eat out on the terrace so instead we sat by the window so we could still enjoy the view.   Afterwards, we walked down the hill into Santa Ponca and caught a bus along the coast to Port D’Andratx.  The journey took 40 minutes passing through the resorts of Pegeura and Camp de Mar along the way.

Port d’Andratx is a delightful fishing village and also one of the island’s upmarket resorts being popular with sailing enthusiasts along Mallorca’s south west coast.  Luxurious villas are dotted around the hillsides and the waterfront is lined with smart bars and restaurants, many serving locally caught fresh fish.  Steep, narrow cobbled streets rise from the seafront with an assortment of cafes and shops.

Port d'Andratx
Streets above the harbour in Port d’Andratx

The village is full of character with attractive Spanish architecture.   It was lovely to linger at one of the promenade bars.   Mass tourism seems to have avoided Port d’Andratx as it retains its traditional charm and it’s definitely worth a visit. On our return to the hotel we went down to the pool but it was still too windy to sunbathe so we sat in the beachside bar which sheltered us from the wind. The wind had finally dropped when we had dinner so we were able to enjoy our final dinner in the Bellevue Restaurant out-of-doors.

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