Guide to C'an Picafort - Playa de Muro - Tourist and Travel Information

C'an Picafort and Playa de Muro, in the North of Mallorca, are good all round tourist resorts for beach lovers and families

The resorts of C'an Picafort and Playa de Muro sit together in the North of Mallorca close to Alcudia.

You can reach both areas from Palma Airport using the direct aerotib bus service which is a super method of public transport to the North.

You can find out about Taxis, local Buses, Mini Bus Transfers together with other transport options in our comprehensive guide to getting around the Island.

Both resorts tend to be busiest with families during the peak summer months of July and August. Families particularly enjoy the area because it offers long sandy Beaches, a multitude of Watersports, Cycling, Horseriding along with many other activities to keep children occupied.

The area has a vast number of superior quality hotels, most of which run alongside the beaches and main road into both resorts.

Can Picafort Beach Beach at Playa de Muro

Guide to C'an Picafort - Playa De Muro - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, C'an Picafort Beach Guide to C'an Picafort - Playa De Muro - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Playa de Muro Beach near many hotels and apartments

Beach Bars , Restaurants Can Picafort Beach

restaurants beside beach c'an picafortc'an picafort beach

The Beaches

C'an Picafort and Muro beaches are extremely well kept and run the entire length of the resorts before merging with the beach at Puerto Alcudia. There are plenty of sunbeds, parasols, pedalos and various watersports available. Lifeguards are on duty at various points on the beaches during daytime. As there are strong currents in this area of Mallorca, check out the flag displayed before swimming.

Find other beautiful Mallorca Beaches

Main Street Can Picafort Restaurants Ice Cream and more...

Guide to C'an Picafort - Playa De Muro - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, C'an Picafort Main Street, IndianGuide to C'an Picafort - Playa De Muro - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Restaurants, Italian, SpanishGuide to C'an Picafort - Playa De Muro - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Ice Cream

Places to eat

There are numerous local Restaurants, Bars and Cafes some lining the promenade beside the beach and others on the main road and sidestreets. You will find a varied range of food on offer.

As with most resorts they tend to be busiest in July and August with early and late season being the quietest. Cycling is very popular sport and past-time in this area and this brings a great number of Tourists in the cooler months of the year. There is a lovely flat promenade with a designated Cycle track running alongside. This is a very popular place to run or have a stroll.

See our selection of places to eat in this area, see more

Can Picafort Shops, Bars, Restaurants Playa de Muro Cycle Track

c'an picafort shops bars restaurantsplaya de muro promenade and cycle track


Many of the Hotels in the resorts offer All-Inclusive Holidays. As the demand for this type of holiday has increased, many restaurants, cafes, bars and shops have suffered from loss of trade.

Some businesses have had to close down altogether however many have managed by shortening their trading months from 7 to 5 or 6.

Find a selection of accommodation in this area of Mallorca.

You can reserve many of the hotels online or you can choose to book a package holiday with everything included see more

The local shops

Shops in Playa de Muro

shops in playa de muro

There are many small shops in the resorts selling all kinds of tourist items and basic groceries.

You will find a Mercadona and Eroski supermarket in C'an Picafort near the main road. They stock a much larger choice of fresh meat, fish and groceries.

You can visit the local markets, Fridays in C'an Picafort and Sundays in Muro and Alcudia. If you are going to the market, make sure you arrive early because many of the stalls pack up around 1300.

See all the market the days in resorts, towns and villages around the Island.

Looking for some shopping bargains, check our guide to the shops.

Finding Information in C'an Picafort and Playa de Muro

Guide to C'an Picafort - Playa De Muro - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, 2 tourist information offices in C'an Picafort and Playa de Muro

You will find an official info office in both resorts specialising in each area. They can provide you with detailed information, leaflets and maps as well as having an attendant who can help with any questions you might have. Remember to collect your free map!

Find the Local Tourist Information offices.

Visit the official Islas Baleares website here

Nearby things to do

Visit Pollensa or Alcudia for a Day Trip

pollensa port

From the resorts you can easily visit Alcudia, Pollensa or Puerto de Pollensa for the day.

Daily Car hire is available from various trip-tour offices or hotel-aparthotel receptions. You can also reach the resorts using the local bus service

We also recommend taking a trip to Palma, especially good for a day out whether sightseeing or just having a wander around the City.

Rancho C'an Picafort

Guide to C'an Picafort - Playa De Muro - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Horse Riding in C'an Picafort

If you enjoy Horse-Riding, you can arrange a trek from the C'an Picafort Rancho near to Mercadona supermarket on the main road Arta-C'an Picafort.

Treks and lessons can be arranged

0034 971 850 060

See other local places of interest together with our top 20 suggestions for things to do while you are on holiday.

Englishman's Bridge Entrance to S'Albufera S'Albufera Wetlands

the Englishman's bridges'albufera nature parks'albufera wetlands with rare species of birds

You can visit S'Albufera the beautiful protected nature reserve-park where many tourists enjoy rambling or birdwatching. The entrance to S'Albufera natural park is opposite the Englishman's Bridge (dedicated to O E Woodhouse) which is on the main road from Arta to Alcudia. As well as approx 10,000 birds you can see fish, eels, frogs and water turtles.


Avenida de S'Albufera

0034 971 850 060

Open until 1700 daily

Depending on where you are located in the nearby resorts you could take a bus or taxi along to the Reserve.

Fire damage C'an Picafort

fire damage in c'an picafort

A vast area of land near C'an Picafort and Playa de Muro was badly damaged by a fire in 2011.

It is vital for all tourists to take extreme care when in the countryside, particularly when the weather is very hot and dry. This is when fires can start easily, spreading quickly destroying anything and everything in their path.

Car Hire and other transport around the Island.

Please contact us for advice or to ask a question.

Guide to C'an Picafort - Playa De Muro - Tourist and Travel Information

mallorca map Mallorca Map


There are a lot of mosquitos in this area, make sure you have plenty of repellent