About Playa d’Alcudia
Playa d’Alcudia is a long, white sand beach in the north of Mallorca, located just a few kilometres from Port d’Alcudia and near the medieval town of Alcudia. Playa d’Alcudia is one of the island’s prestigious Blue Flag beaches, marking its strength for cleanliness and sustainability. Stretching nearly 3.5 km long, this beautiful beach has something for everyone. It is popular among locals and especially tourists, many of whom base their holiday here in one of the many hotels that line the beach and surrounding area.
Playa d’Alcudia is very family friendly. There are good facilities with showers, toilets and changing stations, a special kids play area with gym equipment, and of course tons of water sports such as kayaks, SUP, and paddle boats, as well great sand for making castles. Lounge chairs and umbrellas can also be rented for the day. The water here is very clean, particularly for a large resort beach, and generally calm, but occasionally waves can pick up from the north so it is important to keep an eye out for water conditions. This is not a party beach, though there are bars and restaurants open in the evening, it remains low-key.
A good part of this beach backs up to a long boardwalk where there are a host of shops, restaurants, cafe’s, and accommodations, as well as a local tourist office. In one part of the beach there is a canal that winds besides the hotels and restaurants which is really unique for the island.
Towards the Port d’Alcudia side, it is generally busier as there are the most amenities and activities here, and as you move down towards Playa de Muro, it is a bit quieter. But this beach is so vast, it rarely feels over crowded, even in peak summer months. That said, it is not a beach for solitude!
The north of Mallorca offers unspoiled beauty, long white sandy beaches perfect for kids, lively ports, traditional markets and wonderful sightseeing. […] The Northern Region of Mallorca
Mallorca’s wonderful beaches have been yet again recognised with the blue flag awards. The island now has 31 blue flag beaches – including 3 new awards. […] Mallorca’s Blue Flag Beaches
Safety and Access
Playa d’Alcudia is easily accessible by car taking the main road and following signs from the Port d’Alcudia. There is a large, free car park right at the main entrance. Playa d’Alcudia is also a major stop for tourist buses and public transportation connecting from the nearby towns.
There is a boardwalk with shaded areas and benches making it wheelchair accessible and easier for disabled and older people to come and enjoy a day at the beach. Strollers are not a problem here either.
There are lifeguards on duty and because of the possibility of stronger winds and waves, is it important to look out for the water conditions which are marked by flags. The water is well marked for surf, swim and activities.
Major Attractions near Playa d’Alcudia
There is a massive waterpark nearby called, Hidropark that includes waterslides, golfing, trampolines and bouncy castles. There are big hotels here where you can stay the night should you want.
Looking for some cooling family-friendly fun? Choose one of these waterparks to spend a great day out with the family! […] Cool off at a waterpark
Things to do on Playa d’Alcudia
Playa d’Alcudia is the ultimate activities beach and ideal for children and young people who want to play. Water sports of all types are available to hire from a number of kiosks and sports shops along the beach and boardwalk; Paddle boats, SUP, kayaks, windsurfing (one of the few areas on the island where windsurfing is possible), and paragliding are available, as are boat trips and sailing classes.
Along the sand you will find volleyball nets and designated areas with gym equipment for adult use, and a small kids park. There is more than enough space to make sandcastles. The boardwalk is nice for visiting the shops and catching some shade. If it is not too hot, it’s nice to stroll along the beach here as well, to take in all the activity.
Thinking of something fun for all the family is not an easy task. But, Mallorca offers a wide rage of family friendly activities to keep everyone happy. […] 10 family-fun attractions on Mallorca
Restaurants on Playa d’Alcudia
You won’t lack for food options while visiting Playa d’Alcudia. Along the beach itself you can find several chiringuitos, or beach bars that serve standard beach fare such as hotdogs, burgers, sandwiches and all along the boardwalk and surrounding streets, particularly near the Port d’Alcudia side of the beach, there are restaurants of all cuisines including British style pubs, Italian, Indian, Chinese, Mediterranean, and of course, Mallorcan. Many of the hotels around here have on site restaurants.
Port d’Alcudia has several fantastic restaurants with top star chefs if you are in search of a gourmet meal.
The north & east coast of the island is less known but offers an understated charm, with off-the-beaten-track restaurants, sure to create lasting memories […] Best Restaurants in the Northeast Mallorca
Whether it’s a tasty paella, fruity cocktail or great DJ, a beach bar should offer the ingredients for a perfect beach day. Read on to find out the top 10. […] The top 10 ‘chiringuitos’ in Mallorca
The new-look Royal Beach Gastrosenses teamed up with Michelin-starred restaurant chef/patron Andreu Genestra to create their culinary offering this summer. […] Royal Beach Gastrosenses restaurant
Hotels on Playa d’Alcudia
Along the boardwalk and surrounding streets, Playa d’Alcudia offers a wide range of accommodations from self-catering apartments to higher end hotels. There is a good selection of mid-range options as well and some of the larger chains offer all-inclusive deals. Many hotels are frontline to the beach but even the options further back are a short 5-10 minute walk depending. This area is a great family-friendly holiday destination with everything nearby and easily accessible.
Nearby Playa d’Alcudia
Port d’Alcúdia, a lively port town that puts on many festivals and events throughout the summer. Full of shops, restaurants and activities along the port that make this a great visit.
Alcúdia, a medieval-walled town is a fun day or half day visit from the beach. It is filled with great restaurants, shops and a couple of boutique hotels, but it is the fortress like entrance to the city that makes it special. Alcúdia has a long history that includes Phoenician and Greek inhabitants, a large Roman settlement, Pirates and Arab invaders and eventually the Christian conquest. Remnants of all these incredible histories can be found along the narrow streets of Alcúdia.
For golf lovers, a visit to the nearby Alcanada golf resort is a must. And for bird watchers and nature lovers, S’Alfubera Natural Park is a beautiful stretch of natural wetlands and great for hiking and biking. Another interesting attraction is the Fundacion Yannick and Ben Jakober, a beautifully designed artists house filled with their private collection that includes children’s portraits from all ages and eclectic animal sculptures.
Experienced golfers should enjoy this spectacular 18-hole course with its stunning views, and challenging bunkers and long drives. […] Club de Golf Alcanada
While hundreds of children are busy tucking into ice creams on the beaches spanning Alcúdia in the North of Mallorca, just down the road there are others feasting on the artistic wonders of the ‘Fundacion Jakober’. […] Ben Jakober: Art in Alcudia
Port d’alcudia is a popular and family friendly resort town in the northeast of Mallorca. A beautiful, clean beach, and boardwalk with restaurants & hotels. […] Port d’Alcúdia
More Places on Mallorca
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