Sant Elm Beach and La Dragonera

Playa Sant Elm and La Dragonera are located in the small coastal town within the municipality of Andratx, in a former fishing village. However, it is a dreamy holiday destination that you shouldn’t miss.

The whole life of this town is concentrated on the pedestrian street of Sant Elm, where you’ll find several restaurants, bars, and small bohemian shops with hidden treasures. The atmosphere in this town is unique and magical, making it perfect for visiting with both family and friends.

As soon as you enter Sant Elm, you’ll be greeted by a colorful and spectacular landscape. There is a paid parking area at the entrance of Sant Elm.

Sant Elm Beach

The Beach is divided into two parts. First, there is the main beach with white sand. And secondly, a slightly smaller beach known as “Sant Elm Petit” with small rocks and sand.

Upon arriving in Sant Elm, you’ll have a view of the beach located in the heart of the village. Furthermore, both beaches offer views of the islet of Pantaleu and La Dragonera.

The beach provides sun loungers, umbrellas, showers, and toilets. During high season, there is a lifeguard on duty. It’s important to note that in summer, the beach can be quite crowded.

However, if you’re not a fan of sandy beaches, there are rocky areas where you can go and enjoy the sea and

The island of Sa Dragonera

The natural park of Sa Dragonera is composed of the islets Pantaleu, Mitjana, and the island of Sa Dragonera. La Dragonera is an island shaped like a lizard.

If you want to reach La Dragonera, you’ll need to purchase a ticket to board the boats that depart from Sant Elm itself. You can book your excursion to La Dragonera through our experiences.

During the visit to Sa Dragonera, you will see several of the harmless lizards that inhabit this islet. There are several viewpoints overlooking the sea and the entire Sierra de Tramuntana mountain range.

Sant Elm Beach and La Dragonera are a perfect option for spending the day, even if you’re a resident and not sure what to do on a Sunday in Mallorca.

Excursions in Sant Elm

A pesar de que Sant Elm es un pueblo pequeño, ofrece muchas actividades a realizar tanto en el mar como en tierra. You won’t get bored!

Sant Elm offers various water activities such as renting kayaks by the hour, stand-up paddle boards (SUP), or a pedalo. It’s also an ideal spot for diving and discovering the ocean floor and its marine life.

There are also several land excursions available. The most well-known and classic one is the excursion to La Trapa. At the summit, you’ll come across a monastery and captivating views of Sa Dragonera. The tour can last between 3 to 4 hours depending on your pace.

Torre de Cala d´en Basset

A shorter yet equally beautiful excursion is to the Cala d’en Basset Tower. Once you reach the tower, you’ll have beautiful views of Sa Dragonera and the Cala en Basset cove.

Restaurants in Sant Elm

We recommend going to eat or have dinner in Sant Elm, you won’t be disappointed. The food is delicious and the views are iconic.

Tigy´s Sant Elm

If you’re looking for something more budget-friendly, you have to go to Tigy’s. It’s located at the beginning of the pedestrian street with incredible views of the beach. They have a wide variety of dishes, and the portions are generous. They are known for their delicious ‘pa amb oli’.

Na Caragola Sant Elm

If you want to eat seafood or a delicious paella, we recommend going to Na Caragola. It’s located almost at the end of the pedestrian street. This restaurant has iconic views. If you make a reservation in advance, you’ll have a table on a terrace with views of the Pantaleu and Dragonera islands. There’s nothing better than enjoying an authentic paella with a great view!

Es Molí de Sant Elm

Finally, we recommend going to Es Molí, which is located next to the natural park reserve where the path to La Trapa and the Cala d’en Basset Tower begins. It’s a peaceful restaurant away from the waterfront. They have a spacious terrace with a nice atmosphere. The food is prepared with care and artistry, and it’s delicious.

Sunset in Sant Elm

Sant Elm is the ideal place to enjoy a full day with your partner, children, or friends. You can choose from a variety of activities, enjoy exquisite food, and savor unique views. If you want everything organized and ensure an unforgettable experience, you can book your experience with us.

Here ends all the information of about Sant Elm Beach and La Dragonera. We also invite you to explore all the experiences we offer by clicking on this link Runaway Experiences.

Sant Elm Beach and La Dragonera

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