Make a holiday villa in Alcudia your home away from home
Alcudia is a picturesque and charismatic beachfront town in the north of the island of Majorca, the ultimate Mediterranean getaway. Alcudia is a popular and lively resort favoured by those who love to soak up the sun on the gorgeous beaches by day and party hard until the wee hours of the morning. Holiday villas in Acludia are perfect for those who want to be able to explore the town, while still enjoying the lovely weather and bustling atmosphere. HomeAway has a stunning selection of the finest Alcudia holiday homes from luxury private villas to town apartments. With excellent facilities and special options like pools and garden spaces, holi can be found to suit everyone.
Things to do in Alcudia
Alcudia is a romantic old town, set in glorious surroundings. With a diverse and exciting history that dates back to the 13th Century, there is much to be discovered here than just the sun, sea and cocktails. The entire old town is surrounded by a dramatic Medieval Wall, with the original gates to still intact. It is also one of the major resort areas of Majorca with plenty of attractions and entertainment for all ages and tastes. Families will enjoy Alcudia as much as couples and parties of young adults. Holiday accommodation in Alcudia can be found in and without the town, close to the beaches or with a slightly rural feel.
-S'Albufera Natural Park can be found right on the edges of Alcudia. What was once originally a lagoon that was separated from the sea only from a number of sweeping dunes has since filled up and become a wetland area There is an abundance of native bird life to be found here at the park – over 270 different species; a place of stunning natural beauty to enjoy.
-Sa Bassa Blanca Museum is a stunning art gallery with a remarkable collection of portraits dating right back to the 16th Century. The building itself is a stunning example of Nubian –Western architecture all on its own, designed by Hassan Fathy. Complete with a beautiful rose garden with century old roses, this is not to be missed.
-The Church of St Jaume is one of the main churches in Alcudia. The land was provided for building the church at the start of the 1300s, but was only completed in 1697. It boasts a massive central dome, with no less than four chapels on the side and a beautiful example of Baroque Art at the altar. Famed sculptor Mateu Joan i Serra has his work showcased in the l’horror vacui and took 4 years to complete.
-Hidropark, Port d’Alcudia is an exciting waterpark and the only one of its kind in the northern part of Majorca and is excellent for a fun day out. There is something for every age group; water slides, mini golf, trampolines, paint ball, trampolines and more.
-Playa de Muro is a lovely beach close to holiday villas in Alcudia and is considered to be one of the premier beaches in Majorca. The water is shallow, clear and warm which makes it ideal if you are on holiday with small kids or would like to swim safely. Never ending stretches of golden sand and plenty of water sports makes this an exciting location to spend the day.
The weather in Alcudia
Long and balmy days where summer never seems to end are one of the biggest attractions that keep bringing visitors back to Alcudia holiday cottages year after year. The summer runs from May to September, with the average temperature highs reaching between 28°C and 32°C. Rainy season occurs mostly during September and October, which is great for cooling off from the balmy heat. Winter drops down to temperature averages of 17°C to 22°C.
Getting to Alcudia
Getting to Alcudia is easy. The island’s airport at Palma de Majorca is about 30 minutes’ drive away. Buses, taxis and airport transfers can be arranged but you may like to hire a car, which can be collected at the airport and you can travel around and explore the surrounding areas quite easily from your holiday accommodation in Alcudia.