The beach of Alcúdia is considered to among the best in Europe, a paradise of warm crystal-clear waters and fine white sand.
Located in the north of Mallorca near to Port Alcúdia and the incredible medieval town of Alcúdia, it is an amazingly long, wide ,white sandy beach which is kept extremely clean and well cared for.
The beautiful Alcudia beach is almost 3,5 km long, ideal for everyone, both children and adults love this beach. It is immensely popular with both residents and tourists, with a great diversity of hotels within walking distance of the beach.
It has excellent facilities with showers, toilets and changing rooms, as well as a special play area for children plus it is has a large number of water sports to choose from, that can be enjoyed with the family or with friends .
Alcudia Beach is characterized by its calm and exceptionally clean waters. There is long walkway running along the beach where you will find shops, restaurants, cafes, and accommodation. Along the walkway there are plenty of benches to sit and watch the world go by.
The busiest section is nearest to the Port d´ Alcúdia, but because the beach is wide and long it never feels saturated, there is always room to lay down your towel and plenty of sunbeds available to hire for the day.
Alcúdia beach´s is fully accessible by car, with ample free parking, as well as having plenty of bus stops for tourist buses and public buses linking the area to the surrounding towns.
What to do on Alcúdia beach
One of the reasons that Alcúdia beach is the best in Mallorca is the amount of activities it offers; enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear water, enjoy long walks along the shoreline, make sandcastles. If you feel more energetic then you are really spoiled for choice:
Water Sports in Alcudia
The beach is excellent for water sports, there is something for all ages, plus it has a large number of shops, selling all kinds of equipment for water sports such as flippers and snorkels.
Among the activities you can do on the beach are:
· - Pedal boats.
· - Paddle SUP
· - Kayaking
· - Windsurfing
· - Paragliding
· - Boat rides.
· - Sailing classes.
· - Beach volleyball.
· - Exercise equipment
· - Children’s Playground
Alcúdia has a huge variety of restaurants offering some of the best cuisine on the island of Mallorca. On the beach of Alcúdia itself you will find a great diversity of dining options. There are different kiosks and bars offering fast food, such as hamburgers and sandwiches. In addition, just off the beach there are all types of restaurants such as Italian, Indian, Chinese, Mediterranean, and so much more. Many of the restaurants in Alcúdia have a renowned chef, it is worth noting down the gourmet restaurants for that special occasion.
Although Alcúdia beach is a quiet place, there are still quite a few bars and pubs, to go out for a few drinks, dance, socialize and meet people.
Places to visit
There are plenty of places to visit, something for everyone ,among the most popular are:
· Port d´ Alcudia: many festivals and events are held here during the summer months. You will find a wide variety of shops as well as restaurants and other activities.
· Alcudia: a walled medieval town, ideal for walking around. You will find some exceptionally good restaurants, more shops, and small hotels.
· Golf Course: if you are a lover of this sport, then the Alcanada golf course is a must.
· S'Albufera nature reserve: ideal for bird watching and nature walks, with magnificent landscapes. You can walk or ride a bike around the reserve.
· Sa bassa Blanca Museum,Yannick and Ben Jakober Foundation: a beautiful peaceful art museum with an eclectic collection of portraits and amazing sculptures in the gardens.
· Guided excursions to different areas.
· Hidropark: a water park, ideal for everyone.
The beach of Alcúdia in Mallorca is one of the safest, with lifeguards patrolling the shoreline during May to October and it is disabled friendly with plenty of easy access points onto the beach.
Hotels Port d´Alcúdia
Alcudia has a wide range of hotels, including apartments. The selection varies from mid-range accommodation options to the more luxurious options.
Most of the hotels face the beach whilst the rest are very close by, you are never that far from the beach. If you are looking for Adults only hotel then, one of the options we recommend is the Astoria Playa hotel.
A hotel of modern design and great comfort, for adults only, with more than 100 rooms, swimming pools and jacuzzis. The entire hotel has free WI-FI. If you are traveling with your partner and you want to enjoy some relaxing moments together, then this is the hotel for you. At just 5 mins away from the beach you can enjoy all the activities the Alcúdia beach has to offer. If you are a fan of cycling, then this hotel is perfect as it is one of Mallorca´s leading cycling hotels.
Astoria Playa offers you an unforgettable experience in Mallorca, thanks to the personal attention from the staff and its superb facilities. We have 5-star service where you can enjoy romantic evenings, pools with Balinese beds, a snack bar, a gourmet restaurant with our own wine cellar.
Best beaches in Alcúdia
Alcúdia has some of the best beaches on the island of Mallorca. So far, we have only talked about Playa de Alcúdia, the main beach, but there are others not too far from Alcúdia which offer a different setting to the main Alcúdia beach and are definitely worth exploring.
Es Coll Baix
7.5 km from Alcúdia, accessible by walking or by boat, it is well worth visiting. A wide and straight sea inlet that finishes on a spectacular beach, surrounded by breathtaking steep rocky cliffs, Es Coll Baix really is nature at its finest.
Alcanada is ideal for families or people looking for a quieter environment. This beach is about 200 metres long and has crystal clear waters with a sandy bottom. You will see quite a number of small boats anchored off its shoreline.
Nearby you can find the famous Alcanada golf course with a restaurant and parking, there is also a supermarket about 10mins away.
The most remarkable thing about this beach is that it has a small islet with a lighthouse, you can walk or swim across to the explore. It is an amazing place to visit , surrounded by sea and nature of incomparable beauty.
A narrow but long beach; located next to the road that goes from Alcudia to Port de Pollença. Popular with residents of the island and kite surf fans. The beach is of fine sand mixed with small stones, of a somewhat dark tone similar to metal. On windy days, the colours of the kite surfers are a sight to behold, on quiet still days there are very few people on the beach.