Holidays in this popular resort are a chance to savour a sublime slice of Spain in the north of the popular Balearic island of Majorca...
The town is rich in history and full of charm. And, of course, there are the beautiful beaches that are the perfect ingredient for any holiday. The main beach in Alcudia is a superb wide stretch of white sand that is ideal for family holidays in the sunshine.
The old town nods to its Roman history, and a medieval wall wraps around the district. Some of the buildings have roots in the 13th century.
Puerto Alcudia is the main tourist centre, with the area around the marina hosting accommodation and eateries. There are family-friendly bars here, where the whole clan can spend balmy evenings.
Nightlife is quieter in Alcudia than in other Majorca resorts such as Magaluf, though there are a few bars and clubs to keep young revellers happy.
The island of Majorca has been a favourite holiday hotspot for Brits for years, and it's no wonder, with beaches, water sports, castles, cathedrals, world-class shopping and a lush green pine-clad interior to attract holidaymakers.
Families, groups and couples will find an ideal spot in lovely Alcudia, with a range of accommodation to suit most tastes and budgets. The little ones will also love the watery thrills and spills of Alcudia's Hidropark - as well as some of the bigger kids in your holiday group.
You'll find a huge choice of accommodation in the resort from self-catering apartments through to private villas. All-inclusive holidays in Alcudia are also becoming very popular.
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Alcudia is on the north coast of Majorca and therefore enjoys great weather throughout the peak holiday months. However, winters are cool...
Alcudia sizzles in the summer and rainfall is rare; expect highs of 30C in July and August. Mild winters deliver daily averages of around 10C. Spring and autumn are the most pleasant times to visit, with beautiful warm days and light breezes.
If you are travelling to Alcudia at the right time, you may be lucky enough to enjoy one of these local events during your holiday...
San Pedro Fiesta; June: Traditional music, singing and games take place during this giant party, as well as markets and competitions, and a display of fireworks crowns the festivities. This is an event not to miss in Alcudia.
Pollensa International Music Festival; July: Take a trip to nearby Pollensa in the balmy July heat to be soothed by classical music concerts during this renowned annual event.
Alcudia Fair; September/October: Majorcan products and traditions are celebrated during this annual fair. It's another great excuse to feast on tasty Spanish dishes and savour the welcome by the locals, who will invite you to join in the fun.
There's lots to do in Alcudia, no matter where your interests lie...
Active types: The nearby S'Albufera Wetlands are a pleasure to visit, with hiking and bicycle trails linking up a multitude of bird-watching spots. However, if you're feeling really active you can view the entire town from the top of steep Sa Talaia. The hill offers an incredible vista of pretty Alcudia and the bay.
Relaxing: Some of the nearby resorts of Pollensa, Puerto Pollensa, and C'an Picafort make a perfect change of scene in the evening or to discover further beaches during the daytime.
Families: Hire a car and head down to the dramatic coastline along the western coast around Puerto Soller through to Valldemossa, taking in Deia and the Soller tram on the way.
Shopping and sightseeing: Head south to Palma city and enjoy a day out exploring the many shops and places to eat, along with some sightseeing in the vast Gothic cathedral in the capital's old town. Finish with a trip up to Bellver Castle to watch as the sun goes down over the Bay of Palma and the city lights up below you.