Although this is the main tourist centre in north Mallorca, it's a place of quiet charm and character with plenty of history. Impressive medieval walls encircle the old town itself and the remains of what was once the island's prime Roman settlement - Pollentia - lies just outside Alcudia's walls. The old town has been immaculately preserved and is one of the most visited towns in Mallorca.
Port d'Alcudia is a very popular choice for families, the stylish marina and fishing harbour with plenty of restaurants offering heavenly fresh seafood. Here you will find Alcudia's main beach, the focal point for many staying in the area. The turquoise waters, white sand and number of watersports on offer is certainly alluring.
The Old Town itself - take some time out to wander round and explore the ancient relics and history this town has to offer. And, Playa de Muro beach a pretty blue flag beach is definitely worth a visit. Just out of town, it’s slightly quieter than neighbouring Alcudia beach and is really very pretty.
A smaller version of Alcudia, C'an Picafort can be found at the other end of Alcudia beach, which you can walk to, or take a bus. With pretty beaches and interesting archaeological sites, it's worth a trip. The main strip - Paseo Colon is full of shops, restaurants and bars leading down to the harbour where again you'll find an abundance of seafood to tempt you, not that you'll probably need much persuading.
The main beach in Alcudia, Playa de Alcudia, stretches for miles with soft, golden sands and shallow, crystal-clear waters, making it perfect for families and sun-seekers alike. The warm waters are enticing and shallow enough for the children to splash around in, there's plenty of sun loungers post-swim to bask in the sun, and cafes dotted around for a refreshing beverage or ice cream.
Just a short distance away, Playa de Muro boasts a similar beauty, offering a more tranquil atmosphere and lush sand dunes, ideal for those seeking a quieter beach experience. For nature lovers, the nearby Playa Es Coll Baix beckons with its secluded cove surrounded by rugged cliffs and a breathtaking turquoise sea. Adventurers can venture further to the Formentor Peninsula to discover the iconic Playa Formentor, a postcard-perfect beach framed by lush pine forests and offering magnificent views of the Mediterranean. Whether you seek relaxation or exploration, the beaches in and around Alcudia present a diverse range of coastal wonders to explore in Majorca.
Alcudia in Majorca is a captivating destination that delights visitors with its diverse array of restaurants and bars. The town's dining scene reflects the rich flavors of both local and international cuisines. Traditional Spanish tapas bars are abundant, offering a chance to savor authentic bites in a lively and social atmosphere. Seafood enthusiasts will find their palates satisfied with the abundance of restaurants serving fresh catches from the Mediterranean. For those seeking a taste of international fare, Alcudia's restaurants also cater to various tastes, from Italian trattorias to Asian fusion eateries. When it comes to bars, Alcudia has a mix of cozy taverns, chic cocktail lounges, and beachfront establishments where visitors can enjoy a refreshing drink while taking in the picturesque surroundings. With its inviting dining options and vibrant bar scene, Alcudia ensures that every visitor's culinary journey is a memorable one.
Located just inland from the main port, the medieval town of Alcudia stands within an ancient Moorish fort wall. With winding streets and beautiful architecture it's a must-see. Visit the reconstructed ramparts, walls and two impressive gates, and if you want more, the Roman ruins of Pollentia lay just outside, which includes a small amphitheatre. Once inside the walls there are many restaurants famed for wonderful home-cooking, and a wonderful market on Sundays and Tuesdays.
You'd be hard pressed to tire of Alcudia beach. Not only is the setting stunning and the turquoise waters inviting, there's so much to do. Kayaking, scuba diving, snorkelling, catamaran rides and sail boats from the marina are all readily available followed by a refreshment in one of the many beach bars or hotel restaurants. Why not try to walk the whole length of the beach to C'an Picafort?
For some energetic fun, visit the only water park in northern Majorca - the Hidro park, or try KartingMania - the biggest karting track in Alcudia. For a more leisurely pace a round of golf at the Club de Golf Alcanada might be just what you need.
Finally, there's a fun park along Playa de Muro beach - El Laberinto Maze Fun Park, where you'll find a giant maze and clowns and magicians as entertainment.
Many of the hotels are located in Port d'Alcúdia and along Alcudia beach stretching all the way to C'an Picafort. Here you'll find stylish apartments with sea-views. But, if you want privacy and maybe even your own pool, seek out a luxurious Alcudia villa within walking distance of the beach, or for a more rural affair - a traditional villa in the countryside. You won't be short of options. Family villas with pools, jacuzzis and sea views can all be found. What about a charming villa with spectacular views overlooking Pollensa Bay or a romantic hillside apartment? Sun-hat are ready to help you make the perfect choice tailored for the holiday you want.