Alcudia and Puerto Alcudia

  • Alcudia Old Town
  • Puerto Alcudia

Today the Old Town of Alcudia, located just under two kilometres from its Port is one of the most beautiful towns on the island, including a matrix so varied that there is something of interest for everyone. It was the Phoenicians and Greeks who settled here first and later by the Romans in the 2nd century, who proclaimed Alcudia the capital of the island. However many of the historical sites found here are dated from around 1300 AD onwards, which include old homes, windows, churches, gates of Xara and Palma, ancient city of Pollentia and coat of arms.

To enter the old town you have to walk through the portals (gates) of the ancient and impressive Moorish fort walls that surround the nucleus of the town. The walls are not Roman as some think, but there are remains of the original Roman Capital ‘Pollentia’ just outside the town walls. There is also a small Roman amphitheatre, the smallest in all of Spain. North of the wall is a bullring, although most fights are mock fights. The walled town is beautiful, its narrow streets (most for foot traffic only) are lined with interesting shops, packed with traditional local goods, and with plenty of intriguing squares and charming bars and restaurants of excellent quality to eat or have a refreshing aperitif.

Further north and west are many coves ideal for sunbathing or snorkelling. Every Sunday and Tuesday there is a market in the old town. Alcudia only 45 minutes from Palma Airport is very well worth getting to know. The municipality of Alcudia also encompasses the coastal areas of the Port, Alcanada, Barcares, Bonaire, Mal Pas, and Playa de Los Franceses. The principal countryside areas are Son Fe, Son Rotger, and Can Segue. We have a wide and varied selection of excellent homes, apartments for sale Alcudia, as well as luxury beachfront villas, family villas in residential areas, smaller beach houses, reformed town houses and fantastic country properties. Ask for information today.

The Port of Alcudia in North Mallorca is best known for its endless white Sandy beach dotted with Pine trees and its safe waters and lively cosmopolitan character. The beach is one of the longest in all of Europe, 8,5 kilometers of wide sandy beach and shallow dazzling waters stretching around the entire bay and protected by its natural horseshoe shape. It is an absolutely privileged area in every sense. The local yachting marina offers fantastic services and watersports facilities are immense, sailing, windsurf, waterski, diving, paddle, canoeing, boat and yacht rental and a long etcetera.

The fabulous 18-hole golf course at Alcanada, just a five minute drive from the Port, offers all golfing facilities, a truly superb course and an excellent restaurant. Other sports to consider are riding; cycling, and tennis, for the hardened sportsperson keep an eye out for the 3rd Iron Man Triathlon to be held in the Port in May.

The areas of the Port away from the coast are a series of lakes and canals, a large protected area of wetlands that make up the Natural Parkland of the ‘Albufera’, are an ornithologist’s paradise with hundreds of varying species of flora and fauna. There are also numerous mountainous areas wonderful for hiking, strolling, picnicking with the family, cycling or riding, for Paragliders make your way to the ‘Puig de Sant Marti’. As night falls in the warmer months, the Port of Alcudia gets dressed up along the entire length of its ‘Paseo Maritimo’ (water front). There is a nightly craft market, buskers, restaurants for every taste with wonderfully large terraces on the promenade, small pubs and bars, discotheques for the youngsters and not so young, fairs and traditional celebrations. There is simply something for everyone, come along and make the most of the long summer nights and the refreshing sea breeze.

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