Alcudia, Spain is a beautiful gem located along the North-East coast of Mallorca. Mallorca is one of the Balearic archipelago islands in the Mediterranean Sea. The island of Mallorca is the largest island of Spain, and is a popular tourist destination in the Mediterranean.
Alcudia, Mallorca (Majorca in English) boasts a magnificent 8 km’s of white sandy beach on the island. Alcudia is the oldest dated town in Mallorca, originally established by the Phoenicians. There’s a lovely laid back atmosphere making Alcudia a popular destination for families.
Venues and nightclubs in Alcudia are trendy, yet pleasantly mellow in comparison to other areas around the island. Most of the boutiques, fine dining and nightly entertainment can be found in Port D’Alcudia. The cuisine is excellent, with a vast selection of cultural variety to make everyone satisfied.
There are many things to do in Alcudia to pass the sun drenched days away. Alcudia is a paradise for sun and water-sport aficionados. Sailing, windsurfing, scuba diving, snorkeling and banana rides are part of the daily excitement along these beautiful stretches of beach and half-moon coves.
Explore the rocky coastline with any of the water excursions. Glass bottom boat rides are popular excursions, which include built-in free time to swim and snorkel through the crystalline waters. If riding stables bring a sparkle to your eyes, there are riding stables in Alcudia. This is an exciting way of exploring the beaches and hidden coves along the coastal line.
Here are some destinations everyone will enjoy when visiting Alcudia.
Take a boat excursion over to Formentor Promentory, to the Northern-most tip of Mallorca showcasing sheer cliffs rising 650 ft above sea level. The ritzy classic Hotel Formentor stands in style since its heyday with the rich and famous.
There are riding stables and a golf course on location. Finish a day of touring the stunning Promentory with visiting the lighthouse on the cape just north of the hotel.
Water parks are a popular past time in Alcudia. Parks like Aqualand, Alcudia Hidropark and Marineland are within close proximity of Alcudia. Marineland offers more than just water slide adventure, it showcases a full range of live shows with dolphins and sea animals.
Amaze’n Laberintos is directly within Alcudia, and it’s a popular excursion for the whole family. As the Spanish title suggests, this is a large wooden fun-filled maze waiting to be explored.
Pirate Show Extravaganza
Attend Europe’s number one Pirate Show located nearby in Maguluf, Spain. Escape to a world of magic for a perfect family night out at Mallorca’s favorite dinner show. Transport through an organized excursion for the evening is available as well.
(Old) Town of Alcudia
The historical charm of the Roman capital of Alcudia awaits you a few km’s away from the resort style town of Port D’Alcudia. Alcudia was originally built during the 14th century by the Phoenicians, with soaring majestic rock walls surrounding the town.
Markets and bartering are very popular, and they are held each Tuesday and Sunday in Alcudia. Most of the boutiques and shops, fine dining and nightly venues are to be found in Port D’Alcudia.
Mountain village of Lluc
The mountain village of Lluc is about 30 minutes away by car. Walk the well-worn trail up the path to the Monastery of Lluc. It’s 500 ft above sea level.
The monastery is famous for the Saint Moreneta who is believed to fulfill prayers and wishes. It’s also possible to stay the night once arriving at the monastery.
Town of Felanitx
Hire a bike and cycle to the village of Felanitx nearby to D’Alcudia.
Explore the countryside lined with sugar cubed country homes, participate in the morning market, and if there’s time, ride the hill up to The Sanctuary of San Salvador revisiting the pilgrimage. Here up above to the south-east, you’ll also view the Castle Santueri built on the ruins of an Arab fortress.