Alcúdia is a popular holiday resort found in North East of Majorca that has two different parts: the coast, and the historic Old Town, which is located farther inland. The Old Town section of the city is full of restaurants, shops, and Alcudia culture. The beautiful beach area and marina can be found on the coast, along with seven kilometers of sandy beaches. You can spend an afternoon on one of Alcúdia’s beautiful, warm, and sandy beaches, or you can go for a walk in the sunshine in town, stopping for a bite to eat for lunch or at the community market. If you are vacationing with family, you may want to stay at one of the city’s resort hotels, or visit the water park in the city.
Those who enjoy shopping will be delighted with both the small shops and upscale boutiques here. Pubs, tapas bars, and restaurants line the city streets and allow you to get a feel for Alcúdia culture. With many stunning hiking locations and enjoyable activities for the entire family to enjoy, Alcúdia makes a fantastic vacation spot year
Quick Facts about Alcúdia
Here’s a few interesting tidbits of information about the city of Alcúdia:
Alcúdia is located in the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands, in the province of Majorca. It can be found on the northeast coast of Majorca.
The Old Town section of Alcúdia is surrounded by a large medieval wall, and has many beautiful buildings dating back to as early as the thirteenth century. Many of the buildings in the area were created with Roman design in mind, since that is when the area began to become populated. Other buildings in the city are of Moorish design.
Alcúdia enjoys a lovely Mediterranean climate, with hot temperatures in the summer, and mild winters that make Alcúdia a lovely vacation spot year round. There isn’t much rainfall in the area, autumn sees the most rain here, and with November being the wettest month. During the summer, with the hottest months being July and August, temperatures range from twenty-five degrees Celsius to thirty degrees Celsius (seventy-seven degrees Fahrenheit to about eighty-five degrees Fahrenheit). In winter, the temperatures are usually around nine degrees Celsius and ten degrees Celsius (about forty-eight degrees Fahrenheit to fifty degrees Fahrenheit), with December and January bringing the coolest temperatures.
How to get to Alcúdia
The best way to get to Alcúdia is to fly in, by using the Son Sant Joan Airport. Once you get to the airport, you can choose an airport transfer to Alcudia, car hire, or bus. You can also choose to take a ferry over the water from Barcelona, Denia, and Valencia.
Where to stay in Alcúdia
There are plenty of different hotels that you can choose to stay at for your vacation in Alcúdia. If you are planning on staying for an extended period of time, you might choose a vacation rental instead, and there are plenty of these available, being that Alcúdia is a major tourist location. The town also has a few bed and breakfast locations, in case you feel like making your stay as cozy as possible. Some of the popular hotels located here include Grupotel Maritimo, Vanity Hotel Golf, and Viva Sunrise.
Things to do in Alcúdia
Alcúdia is famous for its beautiful beaches, and relaxing on one of them can be a real stress reliever. Nothing says a vacation in Alcúdia like an afternoon swimming in the crystal clear waters and sunbathing on a gorgeous beach. You can also visit Hidropark, Alcúdia’s popular water park, complete with water slides, rides, and a pool. Shops and restaurants are plentiful, so you have the option to do some shopping and grab a bite to eat for lunch – sample some of Alcúdia’s delicious and fresh cuisine, and don’t forget to do some sightseeing while you are here – the Church of St. Jaume is simply breathtaking!
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