Ca’n Pep Restaurant recommends the best route to get to know the municipality of Andratx along its coast and mountains. We present you the hiking route Port d’Andratx – Cala Egos – Puig d’en Tió – Sant Elm. This excursion is only recommended for the most adventurous hikers and we recommend you to do it especially from September onwards, when the heat is not so intense. The distance is about 10 km and can be done in 4 hours. During this hiking route through Andratx, you can enjoy wonderful views of the sea, the harbour, the Serra de Tramuntana and the Dragonera. From the Restaurant Ca’n Pep we will inform you of the best route for this excursion. Are you ready? Let’s start:
Hiking route Port d’Andratx to Sant Elm
The explanation of this route is classified in phases so that you can orientate yourself better. The route is not circular and you have to take into account that there is no water along the way. We recommend that you leave your car parked in Port d’Andratx and then return on the TIB Sant Elm – Andratx bus line.
- Stage 1: We leave the sailing club to one side, passing the bridge over the torrent until we reach the Cala Egos turnoff. We go up a steep slope along the Calle de Cala d’Egos until we leave some building work behind us. When the asphalted road ends at the top of the hill, the downhill path to Cala d’Egos begins. There are signs to this cove. Cross the pine forest with a steep slope for about 45 minutes until you reach Cala d’Egos. If at this point we are already tired, we recommend returning to the starting point.
- Stage 2: Leaving Cala d’Egos, take the left fork to continue towards Sant Elm. We continue our way to Sant Elm along the old track leading down to the cove, for about 150 m, along the watercourse and towards the north. For more than 1 hour, follow the path marked by milestones that will take you to Puig d’en Tió with some ruined buildings.
- Stage 3: In this last stage, we leave Puig d’en Tió behind us towards a hill that separates Pintal Vermell from Puig d’en Tío. Descend through some old terraces that are now a very young pine forest until you reach the Pedra en Sec GR221 path. Continuing along the path towards the north, you will leave a house behind you and see a chain that prevents cars from passing. After crossing this area, you will come across several paths that lead to the sea. We can choose the path that pleases us the most. When you reach the sea, head north until you reach Sant Elm.
In the village of Sant Elm itself, you can find services to rest and refresh yourself. From the beach car park, you can take the bus back to Port d’Andratx. In the port, we invite you to try some of our delicious Mediterranean delicacies in the Ca’n Pep Restaurant so that you can replenish all the strength you have spent on this excursion around Andratx.