HomeAway has a wide choice of holiday homes in the Calvia - Andratx Region, a part of Majorca that has something for all comers. Andratx for example, has a reputation for its upmarket restaurants and beaches, while parts of Calvia bring you all the fun and action of the island’s liveliest resorts. Holiday homes in Calvia - Andratx Region come in all kinds of formats and styles. But if it’s a luxurious getaway you need, then you you’ll find it easy to track down Calvia - Andratx Region apartments with pools, peaceful gardens, jacuzzis and dazzling views.
-Beaches. At Andratx the coastline is craggy and indented. Most of the beaches here are short, surrounded by rocky hills and with gradual inclines. A couple of the best are Camp de Mar and Cala Llamp. At Calvia the seafront is more varied, with both compact bays and long sandy beaches – Platja de Palmanova extends for more than a kilometre and is blessed with all kinds of facilities and services.
-Mountain activities. Just to the north the terrain is one of steep mountains and fragrant pine forest, where herds of sure-footed goats are free to roam. The Serra de Tramuntana is laced with walking trails, some challenging and some short and gentle. Just above Andratx there’s a trail that will guide you along the mountain ridge for wonderful views of the coast at Port de Andratx.
-Golf. If there’s one sport that Majorca does best it’s golf. The western coast in Majorca has a handful of exciting courses. Andratx has a course at Camp de Mar, with 18 of the most challenging holes in the entire Balearic region. This is partly down to the steep terrain, which can make the going tricky but creates a stunning setting for a game of golf.
-Food and drink. The western side of Majorca is especially upmarket and there are plenty of sophisticated eateries to be found. Top of the list for many is Tristan in Puerto Portals, which has held two Michelin stars for more than two decades. Self-catering in Majorca is a dream because of the local markets that sell high-quality produce – there’s a weekly market in Calvia on Mondays, and one in Andratx on Wednesdays.
-Palma. Palma boasts sightseeing, culture, shopping and dining that shouldn’t be neglected. If you’d like to experience an authentic Mediterranean old town you could visit the old centre here with its Moorish architecture and cool, shaded streets. Placa de Mallorca is always full of life and lined with elegant tall houses with arcaded walkways lined with restaurants..
Calvia - Andratx Region holiday rentals are on an island with long, warm and dry summers and mild winters. Arrive between May and October and hot weather is most likely in store, with daily highs that tip the 30s at the height of the season. The transitional seasons are normally moderate, with temperatures in the low-20s or upper-teens. A typical day in January gets highs in the low-teens and temperatures a little way above freezing at night. Frosts are uncommon, even in mid-winter.
The airport for holiday apartments in the Calvia - Andratx Region is Palma de Mallorca (PMI). If you’re flying from the UK then there’s a vast range of routes serving this destination, via a host of different carriers. It’s the third largest airport in the country, behind those in Barcelona and Madrid. Andratx and Calvia are about 30 minutes by car from the terminal, and you can use the Ma-1 road to get there. Buses also serve this part of the island and depart at regular intervals from the airport.