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Destination guide

Experience the beauty of a quaint condo in Alcúdia

One of the most beautiful spots on the island of Majorca is Alcúdia. This quaint town is an ideal spot for apartments to rent in Majorca. The history and Mediterranean beauty of Alcúdia will immediately capture your affection as a lovely holiday spot. Many ancient sites in and around Alcúdia date back to the Roman era, and you can stroll around ancient bathhouses and column remains that are over 2,000 years old. The beaches are desirable as well, because whether you'd like a secluded beach in a rocky cove or smooth sands to relax on, Alcúdia has both.

 
History

History buffs won't be disappointed when they stay in Alcúdia

The area surrounding your Alcúdia holiday rental is littered with archaeological remains, including monolithic structures, some of which date back well beyond the Bronze Age. Then there are the Romans, who came and built roads, theatres and public buildings, many of which have been excavated and are open to the public. Fast forward almost 1,000 years and it was the turn of the Arabs to conquer the island and rule over it for over 3 centuries, changing the culture and cuisine forever. Travellers started coming to Alcúdia in the first half of the 20th century, but it was the 1970 and 1980s that saw the biggest boom in tourism.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Alcudia

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like bird watching and cycling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Alcudia has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hidropark (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Paintball Fantasy (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Karting Can Picafort (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Vinyes I Bodegues Miquel Oliver (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Bodegues Castell Miquel (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Capdepera Golf (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Alcudia

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Alcudia

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Alcudia is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Playa de Sant Joan (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Alcudia Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • S'Albufereta (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Badia de Pollença (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Platja des Coll Baix (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Es Clot (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Alcudia

Fly into Palma de Mallorca (PMI), the closest airport, located 29.6 mi (47.6 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Getting around Alcúdia and Mallorca

Most families and couples coming to stay in Alcúdia holiday lets land in Palma's international airport, around 25 miles away, on the opposite coast. If you plan to do nothing more than just explore the town and the beaches, you could easily get away with using the reliable public transport or taxis to get to and from the airport. Alternatively, you could opt for a rental car, best booked with 1 of the large firms in the terminal building. Having your own vehicle gives you the freedom to find the secret little spots on the island and get around at your own pace.

Food & drink 

You'll find prized regional delicacies near your Alcúdia holiday rental

Due to its year-round sunshine, Mallorca is known for producing some of the highest quality fruit and vegetables in Europe. Couple that with fresh catches of the day, hauled onto the shore by local fishermen, and you've got a winning combination. Mallorcan cuisine is simple, perhaps just a lightly grilled fillet of fish, topped with Spanish olive oil and served with vine-ripened tomatoes. There are some regional delicacies to enjoy, like sobrassada, a type of cured sausage, or tumbet, a vegetarian dish made from aubergines, peppers and potatoes, topped with tomatoes. Keep an eye out for caldereta de llagosta on the specials board; it's a lobster stew cooked in brandy, garlic and onions, best mopped up with freshly baked bread.

Essential info

Essential information for your stay in an Alcúdia holiday let

If you're coming from most parts of Europe, you shouldn't need any visa to enter the country for up to 90 days. If this doesn't apply to you, applying for a Schengen visa is a simple enough process. The official language of Mallorca is Catalan, though Spanish is also spoken by almost everyone. It's useful to pick up a few phrases before you visit – just being able to say thank you and please goes a long way. There's no right or wrong time to stay in an Alcúdia holiday let, though you'll certainly save some money if you visit in the low season, which runs from November to March. You'll find sweet spots in both spring and autumn, when the weather is fine but the crowds have thinned out.

How many holiday rentals are available around Alcúdia?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,751 holiday lettings around Alcúdia. From 2,880 villas to 1,272 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Alcúdia?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Alcúdia:

  • Urbanització Gotmar: 509 holiday homes
  • Urbanització la Font: 289 holiday homes
  • l'Aranjassa: 20 holiday homes
  • El Pilarí: 48 holiday homes
  • Son Sant Joan: 45 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alcúdia?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Alcúdia. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Alcudia Port: 8,465 holiday lettings
  • Hidropark: 8,399 holiday lettings
  • Xara Gate: 8,261 holiday lettings
  • Alcanada Golf Club: 8,714 holiday lettings
  • Auditori d'Alcudia: 8,279 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alcúdia listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Alcúdia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 2,880 Villas in Alcúdia. Our other popular types of Alcúdia holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,272 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 1,870 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 453 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alcúdia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,827 holiday homes with pool available in Alcúdia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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