Holidays In Alcudia
Alcudia Holidays at a Glance
The resort of Alcudia is situated on the north east coast of Majorca and is approximately 1hr 30 mins (60 kms) transfer time from the airport. Holidays to Alcudia offer one of the finest beaches in all of Majorca, its warm shallow waters stretching 11 kms in length make Alcudia holidays extremely popular with families with young children. There are numerous watersports on offer and you are never far from the nearest beach bar or cafe which can be found along the length of the beach.
Who goes to Acludia?
Families and couples looking for a good quality beach resort with plenty of activities on their doorstep.
Key Facts - Alcudia
- LanguageSpanish, Catalan & English
- Dialing Code00 34
- Flight Duration2 hours (Approx)
- Distance From Airport60 km
- Airport Transfer (Taxi)60 mins
Aside from the glorious beach, holidays to Alcudia offer a number of activities to keep the whole family happy, these include a water-park, go-karting, a maze fun park and mini golf to name but a few. No holidays to Alcudia would be complete without a visit 3 kms inland to the old walled town of Alcudia which has a fascinating history and was once the capital of Majorca, also nearby are an amphitheatre and various Roman ruins.
Alcudia is not a rowdy resort but still comes alive in the evening particularly along the water front when the many bars and restaurants light candles and put music on. Although not a loud resort there are a small number of late night bars and nightclubs but in fairness these could never compare to the noisier south coast resorts.
Holidays in Alcudia and the rest of Majorca are extremely popular among British holidaymakers due to its short flight time (approx 2 hours), warm and sunny Mediterranean climate and beautiful beaches.
Charter flights to Majorca are very frequent and the resort has a nice range of hotels and self catering apartments which means holidays to Alcudia are excellent value. Alcudia is an extremely popular and pleasant resort in Majorca so whatever your budget book your holidays to Alcudia with Olympic Holidays.
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Palma Cathedral: Holidays to Majorca would be incomplete without visiting the magnificent cathedral in the capital Palma. The tower contains 9 bells including a bell know as "N'Eloi" which measures 2 metres in diameter and weighs 4,517 kilos!
Bellver Castle: This 14th century Gothic masterpiece located atop a hill is unusual in its circular construction. The castle is around 3km from the historic centre of Palma.
Drach Caves: During your holiday to Majorca why not visit the fascinating Drach Caves. Why not enjoy a tour of these caves formed by the sea which includes a short classical music concert at Martel Lake.
As you'd expect from a established place for tourism, Majorca holidays offers a fantastic range of attractions and things to do.
Waterparks: Majorca has 4 waterparks, Aqualand El Arenal is one of Europes largest water parks and has a range of attractions. Aqualand Magaluf is just 10 minutes from Magaluf resort centre and has mini parl for younger children. Marineland Mallorca is home to dolphins, sea lions, pengwuins and an aquarium with many species of fish.
Windsurfing: Majorca holidays are great for inexperienced windsurfers, all the major beaches offer windsurfing facilities. The winds are mild so Majorca is an excellent place for beginners.
Water Skiing: All the major beach resorts in Majorca offer water skiing facilities.
SCUBA Diving: You can book SCUBA diving sessions at most of the major beach resorts.
Horse Racing: Visit Europes first floodlit racecourse The Hipodromo Son Pardo located in Palma and makes for great day/evening out.
Eating/Drinking During Alcudia Holidays
People enjoying holidays to Alcudia can choose from a vast range of cuisine, from traditional Majorcan food and fish dishes to even a Thai restaurant. Spanish wines are good and reasonably priced.
Getting Around on Alcudia Holidays
Buses: Local buses are a great way of getting around during your Alcudia holidays, they tend be quite regular, generally reliable and cheap. Bus timetables are widely available and can be picked up from your accommodation or tourist office.
Taxi: A great way to get around especially if there are 3-4 people sharing is taxi. Abundant in supply, Taxis can be flagged down and are inexpensive, inform the driver on where you want to go and he'll give you a guide price.
Car Hire: A really good way of getting around Alcudia and Majorca is to hire a car. There are plenty of car hire companies in the resort and there tends to be very little difference in price between them. To hire a car during your Alcudia holidays all you need is your drivers licence, passport and credit card.
Alcudia Holidays Shopping
There is a wealth of shopping opportunities in Alcudia with a variety of boutiques, craft and gift shops. Get up extra early on a Tuesday or Sunday as there is an excellent local market (8am-1pm), whilst here it is a chance to purchase all your souvenirs and gifts, linens, local ceramics, jewellery and leather goods are all extremely good value.
Holidays in Alcudia - Beaches
Alcudia holidays are a beach lovers paradise with the 11 kms long white sandy beach and its shallow safe waters offering an ideal resort for family holidays. Holidays to Alcudia is also ideally located to explore the northern part of Majorca including the old town and the wetlands of S'Albufera, a conservation area and birdwatchers paradise with over two hundred species of birds.
Due to the popularity of Alcudia holidays and its wonderful beach location and old town there is loads to do and you can literally spend the whole day on the beach. Holidays to Alcudia provide holidaymakers with the luxury of being able to do as little or as much as they like.
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