Found on the northern shores of Mallorca, Alcúdia is a popular resort town with stunning beaches and crystal clear waters—the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing holiday in the sun. The town is decorated with many sights, some of which go back to the Bronze Age. Its main attraction is the old town, which is enclosed by a 14th century wall and is famous for its authentic restaurants. Here, one can find weekly outdoor markets and plenty of shopping. This is also a very popular place for sports activities both in and out of the sea and during your visit you’ll be able to enjoy activities such as water skiing, snorkeling, horseback riding and more.
Location: On the northern shores of Mallorca
As a popular tourist resort, Alcúdia is served by Mallorca’s international airport, Son Sant Joan. The town is best reached by car and can be found along the MA-13A motorway. The journey from the airport takes just over an hour and is accompanied by the stunning views of the island and its small villages. Mallorca is also accessible by ferries, which depart from mainland Spain on a daily basis.
Business: Heavily reliant on tourism
With hundreds of hotels, restaurants, and resorts, this is an economy that survives on its tourism. Millions of visitors head here every year from various parts of the world to enjoy the beautiful Mediterranean climate. The numerous resorts in the area are well equipped with conference centers to accommodate your business needs.
Culture: A long history dating back to the Bronze Age
To get a taste of the local culture, one simply has to head to the old town. Here you will find an outdoor market taking place twice a week selling a variety of local goods and souvenirs. To get a great overview of the area, join the 2-hour walking tour, which meets up every Wednesday and Friday at 10:00 am outside the Sant Jaume Church. It is an excellent way to learn about the area’s historic roots.
Activities: Enjoy the sea or explore the land!
This Mediterranean paradise is the perfect place to enjoy activities on both land and sea. The beach here stretches for 14km. You don’t have to look far to find your own little piece of paradise. For the water lover, activities range from snorkeling, swimming, and scuba diving, while those who prefer the land can enjoy sunbathing, horseback riding, and bike rides. For families, a popular option is to visit the water park Hidropark and enjoy the wonderful slides and pools.