Alcudia (Puerto Alcudia) is one the most popular resorts in Majorca located on the north east corner of Majorca in Spain. Alcudia is located about 58 km. from the capital city Palma de Mallorca.
Puerto Alcudia (Port d’Alcudia) is the port, beach, tourist and accommodation area of Alcudia town and it is located about 1,8 km. from the old town of Alcudia.
There are lots of places to visit and see in Alcudia. The medieval town of Alcudia, with its reconstructed ramparts and walls, and two impressive gates, the Palma or Sant Sebastia Gate and the Xara or Del Port Gate is worth a visit and see.
The Church of Sant Jaume (St. James’) is a magnificent sight as well. One mile on the south, in the direction of the harbour, is the Roman Theatre, the smallest of its kind in Spain, its tiers carved out of the rock in a small declivity.
Nearby is the Albufera Nature Reserve and it is a nesting site for birdlife. Holidaymakers may discover the beautiful flora and fauna at the park.
A visit to the fantastic mountain village of Lluc and explore its monastery and fascinating museum and visit the nearby holiday town Puerto Pollensa and its old town is also great.
Also holidaymakers may spend fun day out at the Hidropark in Alcudia and enjoy the great rides and slides.
As for beaches in Alcudia; a fun day out at the Alcudia beaches is one of the best things to do in Alcudia.Alcudia beach is the main beach of Alcudia stretching 9 km from Puerto Alcudia to Playa de Muro and Ca’n Picafort. Beachgoers may walk all the way to Ca’n Picafort along the Alcudia beach.
Holidaymakers may also find variety of water sports at the Alcudia beaches. Windsurfing, paragliding and more may be found at the Playa Deportivo beach near the port. For the ones who want to escape from the crowd, the quieter end of the beach near Playa de Muro is very ideal. Holidaymakers may also head out of town to the unspoiled beach of Coll Baix.
Another excursion option from Alcudia is the capital city of Palma. Palma de Mallorca is located about 59 km. from Alcudia. Enjoying the beautiful scenery of Palma de Mallorca is one of the best excursions from Pollensa. There are many great places to visit and see in Palma de Mallorca for the holidaymakers that include; Bellver Castle, sa Llotja (old commercial exchange), the La Almudaina Royal Palace (the old Citadel) and the La Seu Cathedral. The whole route should be done on foot. Hardly any distance at all separates the Cathedral from the Almudaina, the Mallorcan Museum and the Moorish Baths.