Autumn is a very pleasant season to discover the charm of the municipality of Andratx. At this time of year, the beaches no longer present the crowded appearance of weeks ago, the temperatures give us a break to enjoy outdoor activities and the covered roof plans seem more suggestive.
In case you still had any kind of doubt, Andratx offers a multitude of leisure and entertainment alternatives in the months of September, October and November. The calm rhythm of this picturesque corner becomes more and more latent as the days go by, although it also offers numerous options for those who want to keep active.
These are some of the essentials of Andratx in autumn:
Seasonal product. In the markets of Andratx and s’Arracó, which take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays respectively, autumn is seen through typical products of the land such as the famous sclatasangs and other vegetables from the autumn garden such as spinach, Swiss chard, cauliflower, cabbage, pumpkin, etc. very present in land and sea recipes. At this time of year, some fish and shellfish such as squid, red mullet or wild sea bass are in their prime and compete with typically autumnal dishes such as arròs brut and rice with game. Not to mention the expected killings.
Wine tasting. The drop in temperatures also invites you to regain your taste for red wine. The lightest to accompany rice with meat and the most full-bodied to pair with red meat. At Can Pep, we have an extensive menu to taste in the company of your choice.
Hiking and / or cycling routes. The beautiful environment of Andratx, located at the southwestern end of the Serra de Tramuntana, is easily explorable through different routes with various levels of difficulty. Excursions to Port d’Andratx, Ses Comes, Camp de Mar, Cala en Basset, Coll de Sa Gramola, La Trapa or Torre des Cap Andritxol are some of the most recommended. In addition, autumn is perfect for taking a relaxed walk along the small beaches and coves that dot the coast.
Golf practice. The mild climate of the months of September and October, the presence of light until 8 in the afternoon and the good conditions of the courses, which change color, are perfect conditions for playing golf. At Golf de Andratx you will find an extensive tournament calendar to put your golf skills to the test.
Visit to Sa Dragonera. The natural wealth of the island of Sa Dragonera, which remains practically virgin, makes it a must see. It is one of the most beautiful natural parks on the island, with small agricultural buildings, three lighthouses and a great variety of native fauna and flora. To get here it is necessary to do it by sea. Boats leave from Sant Elm almost daily (https://crucerosmargarita.com/).
CCA Andratx. In this space dedicated to the creation and exhibition of contemporary art you can see the exhibition “Imminent Impressions” (until 10/10/21) by the artist Victoria Marqués Pinto, which recreates surrealist scenarios, the result of the current environmental situation, and the exhibition “Insights”, which brings together 90 works from the collection of the National-Bank of Germany (until 11/27/21).