Andratx is a traditional village of Majorca, with narrow streets and old stone houses. The city remained sheltered from the tourist development of the coast has few attractions. The most important buildings are clinging to the slopes of the hill, amid steep terrain that dominates the Puig des Galatzó (altitude 1026 m).
The northern part of the municipality is mountainous and hilly, and almost uninhabited.
South of the town of Andratx, there are a number of valleys, where four villages that are part of the municipality of Port d’Andratx, S’Arracó, Sant Elm and Es Camp de Mar.
Andratx is located at the southwest end of the Tramuntana mountain range on the island of Mallorca.
As often in Majorca, the town is at the interior, away from the attacks of the Barbary pirates. Its port, Port d’Andratx, located 4 km south-west.
The municipality of Andratx occupies the westernmost of Majorca, where the peaks of the Serra de Tramuntana are lower end, the highlight of the town is the Mount of the Mola de l’Esclop (927 m), popularly called " Sa Madonna " because of its shape, which resembles a woman lying with hands on chest.
The imposing parish church of St. Mary was built in the eighteenth century on the site of an earlier church from 1248. This fortified church has high walls pierced only square at the top of the side walls skylights. The facade is simple, devoid of decoration, no particular sculpture, a bull’s-eye overcomes the gate pointed arch.
The Palace of Castell de Son Mas
The Castell de Son Mas is an elegant fortified palace of the sixteenth century, with a tower and Renaissance decorations.
The Monastery of Trapa
Former Trappist monastery.
The area around the monastery are a bird protection area.