Guide to Alcudia - Tourist and Travel Information

Latest Information Guide to Alcudia and Puerto Alcudia, the Port, how to get there, where to stay, where to eat, shop and things to do

The town and resort

Alcudia in the North of the Island is the largest area of tourism in Mallorca. It is particularly popular with families, couples and younger tourists especially in peak summer months. The area of Alcudia itself is vast and within that is the historic market town of Alcudia and Puerto de Alcudia.

The journey from Palma Airport takes around 1 hour by car or taxi and has improved greatly since the development of the motorway and dual carriageway which takes you straight to the resort. There are many public transport options and car hire can be arranged online before you arrive.

Alcudia Castle Walls Puerto Alcudia

Alcudia Castle wallsPuerto Alcudia


Since the 80s tourist boom, the resort area has increased greatly in size to cope with demand. You will find many Hotels and Apartments of all sizes and categories.

Many hotels are found close to the main road, some along the vast beach area and others dotted around the various small lakes and waterways. The Bellvue Club complex is on the lefthand side as you drive into the resort heading towards the port. This is the one of the largest hotel-holiday resorts in Europe and has proved very popular over the years.

Many tour operators offer all-inclusive package holidays to this area however there are plenty of hotels and apartments who offer accommodation-only options.

Where to find information

Tourist Info Office Port Taxis Tourist Office Alcudia

Tourist Info Office at the Porttaxi rank Puerto Alcudia portTourist Information Office in Alcudia Town

You will find two Tourist Offices, one at the Port and the other in Alcudia village near to the Church.

The offices provide all the local information you will need for your holiday together with other useful information from around the Island of Mallorca.

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The area has some excellent attractions and interesting places to explore if you are looking for some thrills and excitement to add to your holiday.

You will find 2 taxi ranks, one beside the Port and the other at the far end of the beach.

There are 2 Chemists in the area, one in the centre of the Historic Alcudia and the other near the Bellvue Club.

Alcudia Beach and Watersports

Boat Ticket Office at the Port

Boat Ticket Office - Puerto AlcudiaWindsurfing is particularly popular here as are all other watersports such as scuba-diving

The Beach Windsurfing

Alcudia Beach alcudia bay windsurfers

Alcudia is renowned for its vast beautiful white sandy beaches, particularly enjoyed by families. The 10km stretch have plenty of sunbeds and parasols for hire. Lifeguards are on duty at various points on the beaches

Beaches in Alcudia Playpark, Puerto Alcudia Beach

Pedalos Alcudia BeachChildrens playpark Puerto de Alcudia Beach

Main road to Alcudia Restaurants and Cafes

main road into resortAlcudia port Cafes and Restaurants

Where to Eat

Puerto Alcudia has a multitude of restaurants, cafes, bars to choose from especially along the strip leading into the resort and also many in the old town.

You will find everything from traditional Spanish and Mallorquin cuisine to American Steakhouses which are very popular in this area. You will also find Indian and Chinese food, not forgetting many British Bars and Restaurants. You will be spoiled for choice of where to dine in this area.

See local places to eat around Alcudia.

Typical Restaurant Bar Chinese Restaurant

beachfront restaurantgavins barchinese restaurant

Puerto Alcudia - shaded streets near port

alcudia shaded streetBoth Alcudia and Puerto Alcudia are relatively flat and therefore ideal for tourists with disabilities. If you need any special equipment, you can arrange to hire items such as wheelchairs, walking aids etc for delivery to your hotel or apartment.

Local Shops and Market

The Historic Walled Town

alcudia walled townThe local Alcudia markets are held in the streets in and around the historic walled old town which is approx 2km from the Port. There are two market days, Tuesdays and Sundays. The market starts at the square and flows around the ancient streets to the church.

You can drive to the Market easily from Puerto Alcudia, there are several parking options there or you could take a local bus or short taxi trip.

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On Friday mornings you will find a market at the Port, the 'Hippy Market' is held several evenings a week the Summer months.

Windmill Workings Old Town Streets Church Sant Jaume

Windmill in alcudiaAlcudia old town streetsChurch Sant Jauma Alcudia


carrefour express  puerto alcudiaYou will find several small grocery shops and some larger supermarkets in Puerto Alcudia. Check out our comprehensive shopping guide for more information on where to shop in Mallorca

Getting Around

Car Hire is easily available within the resort area and Port from hotels or trip offices. However you might prefer to hire a car from the internet and collect it from Palma Airport when you arrive. Alcudia has a very good public transport network if you want to get around the Island.

You can travel to the area direct from the Airport on an airport resort bus however the times are limited. Alternatively you can take the Palma Airport Bus to the station at Plaza de Espana where you can change for a bus direct to Alcudia. You find other ways to get around the Island in our guide.

Nearby places of interest

S'Albufera Nature Reserve

S'Albufera nature reserve

You can visit the Nature Reserve of S'Albufera in the nearby resort of C'an Picafort.

This is the largest wetland area in Mallorca which stretches across 1708 hectares and is visited by birdwatchers from all over the world.

If you enjoy nature, rambling or bird watching we would recommend visiting the park where you will see an amazing variety of species of birds.

The entrance to the park is free and tourists can find information on the layout of S'Albufera park at the entrance. For more find more information on the Reserve in the Illes Baleares website

Avenida S'Albufera

0034 971 892 250

Open 0900-1700

You can have a great fun day out visiting the Alcudia Hidropark Waterpark where they have a good selection of waterslides. There are a multitude of things to do on the Island of Mallorca, see information on most of the day trips and options around the Island

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