Alcúdia is a municipality in the town of Majorca in the Spanish autonomous community.
Its attraction calls not only for its great blue ocean but also its well-preserved historical buildings, some of which date back to the 13th century. It is also famous for having the largest European hotel complex called Bellevue.
Types of Alcúdia Holidays
Over the years, Alcúdia has become a popular attraction for families with kids looking for a spot away from the hustle, bustle and noise of the city.
Alcúdia has one of the longest sandy beaches in Majorca.
The Main Holiday Season in Alcúdia
The peninsula of Alcúdia enjoys the Mediterranean heat all throughout the year.
The peak summer temperature of 30°C is ideal for holidaymakers looking for a classic, sunny beach holiday.
Water temperatures of 18°C to 26°C can be expected throughout the summer season.
Spring and autumn are ideal to go to if you want to enjoy warm and pleasant weather without the intense heat and fewer crowds.
The winter season is the least visited time of the year as it is the coolest and wettest season. The temperature is also cold but doesn’t drop below 10°C.
Popular Activities/Excursions in Alcúdia
Wind sports such as windsurfing and kite surfing are among the favourite activities with tourists here, with snorkelling, scuba diving, sailing and water skiing just a few of the sports on offer. The warm, clear water and abundance of marine life mean that diving is one of the most popular sports.
Volleyball is also available on the beaches.
Cycling is another popular activity here and a great way to explore the area. different trails are available in Alcudia, so anyone can enjoy a trip, no matter their age of fitness level.
For a more cultural trip, there are a number of important historical sites in Alcudia that are well worth a visit.
The Castell de Bellver is a gothic castle know for its circular shape- one of few in Europe.
La Seo Cathedral is a gothic Catholic cathedral and World Heritage Site.
Museo d’Art Espanyol Contemporani is Alcudia’s oldest museum, housing everything from art exhibitions to live music concerts.
Beaches in Alcúdia
Alcúdia beach is considered the finest on the island. It is the longest beach on the island with nine to ten kilometres of fine white sand and clear waters.
The waves are generally small and the current isn’t that strong which makes it very safe for swimming, even for children.
One of the most visited beaches on Alcúdia is Morer
Vermell beach. It is what is known as the local beach and has a long sandy
and slightly rocky shore. It’s clear and shallow waters are perfect for snorkelling.
La Marina beach is, on the other hand, famous for its whiter sand and stronger winds making it the ideal spot for wind and kite surfers.
For the most child friendly beaches, the best places to go to are Aqualand Mallorca, Katmandu Park and Marine land.
When it comes to the nightlife in Alcudia, there’s plenty on
For an evening of dancing and music, head to the harbour area where there are a number of discos and clubs that provide a festive atmosphere with drinks and lively patrons.
The most popular nightclubs include:
Bell’s Disco is the place to go if you want a night of dancing.
The Canny Lad has a British atmosphere and food for a taste of home.
Festas Bar plays music from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
Foxes Arms is a British bar/café with big screen TVs and Sky TV.
Shamrock is an Irish pub featuring live music every night.
Accommodation in Alcúdia
Accommodation in Alcúdia is never a problem.
The variety of choices ranges from luxurious to simple and intimate.
One of the most famous family accommodations is Club Mac Alcudia. It is located in Port d’ Alcúdia- the northern part of the island. The resort is known for providing relaxation, fun and sports. It has two natural lakes for canoeing, nine swimming pools both for children and adults, and a children’s village. It even has night shows like a circus. The price range per night of stay starts from £77.
Another place to stay is Viva Tropic Hotel. It is located by the seashore and is also very family friendly. Amenities include 3 pools, a pirate boat attraction for the kids and spa services. The price ranges from £45 to £50 per night.
HSM President Hotel is a 4 star hotel located in the heart of the community.
It has an 18-hole championship golf course perfect for golfing enthusiasts and beginners alike. It also offers courts for other sport activities perfect for family bonding. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the resort, as well.
The price ranges from £75 per night of stay.
Latest Alcudia Reviews
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