This town, traditionally a farming and cattle-raising village, is focused nowadays on the service industry. Crafts are also a great source of income in this area, specially handcrafted footwear. The rich monumental heritage of Alaior can be admired in its religious buildings, such as the church of Santa Eulalia, the church of Sant Diego, the hermitage of San Pedro, and the chapel of Gracia. Other interesting buildings include the town hall, and the School of Ramal. The municipality has beautiful beaches, such as Son Bou.