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Cala s'Algar
Andratx
Access disabled people
Type of beach rock
Cala s'Algar

Platja de Sant Elm or es Geperut is situated at nine kilometres from Andratx.

S'Algar is safely ensconced away from the wind and used as an anchorage by local residents and fishers. The sea ground is mainly composed of gravel and stone, as is from 3 to 5 metres deep. From the coast, the island of Dragonera can be seen, while Port d'Andratx is merely 3.8 nautical miles away.

The closest bus stop is one kilometre away, a distance that has to be travelled by foot.

Information about this beach may change. To confirm the data or consult changes or new features, please contact the municipal tourism office below:
Tourist Information - Andratx
General information on the island:
Tourist Information - Mallorca

Municipality information Andratx

The municipality of Andratx is situated at the western end of Majorca, where the Serra de Tramuntana has the lowest mountains (Moleta de s'Esclop, 928 metres) and the coast is characterized by the small coves and high cliffs (up to 300 metres high), with valleys in the interior. The origin of the name is uncertain (four possibilities, celtic, arab, latin or catalan).

The big ecologic richness of this territory explains that 95 percent of the extension is protected by law, with sa Dragonera, the small island with the biggest extension of the Balearic Islands (2,88 hectares, 3,7 kilometres long, na Pòpia, a hill of 353 metres and natural reserve since 1995), la Trapa (Zona de Especial Protección para las Aves) and the agricultural valleys of Andratx, s'Arracó and Camp de Mar (Áreas Naturales de Interés Paisajístico).

The coastal area in rich in very old and medieval shipwrecks. King Jaume I d'Aragó and his troop anchored between sa Dragonera and Sant Elm on the 7th of December 1229, three days before conquering Majorca. Between the 15th and the 17th centuries it suffered pirate attacks. Port d'Andratx was the most important Spanish port infrastructure in the 19th century, for the transport of soap toward the mainland and America. The construction and the tourism lead the economy since the end of the seventies of the 20th century.

Its cultural variety includes Molins de sa Planeta, towers So na Gaiana and Sant Carles, Son Orlandis, Son Bosc, Son Mas.
The municipality has 12 beaches.
Main technical data
  • Length of the beach: 
    48 meters
  • Type of access: 
    For pedestrians
    For vehicles
    For boats
  • Average width: 
    8 meters
  • Access for disabled people: 
    Yes
    No
  • Degree of occupancy: 
    High
    Medium
    Low
  • Anchoring zone: 
    Yes
    No
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