Indulge in the ultimate Mediterranean getaway with a villa holiday in Alcudia, Mallorca this summer and experience the ultimate in luxury and relaxation with a private villa holiday. Surrounded by sparkling turquoise waters and golden sandy beaches, Alcudia is the perfect destination to unwind and recharge.
With a private villa as your base, you'll be able to soak up the sun in your own secluded oasis, complete with a private pool and all the modern amenities you need for a comfortable and luxurious stay. Book your villa holiday in Alcudia today and experience this idyllic Mediterranean paradise for yourself.
Alcudia takes you into the heart of Majorca, with its medieval vibe and traditional culture apparent wherever you look. Some places go back as far as the 14th Century, so you can be sure that a rich history with exciting stories awaits you.
While many towns in Mallorca are popular with tourists, you'll notice that Alcudia is much quieter, making it perfect for a villa holiday. You won't find many nightclubs here, but instead, an array of cobbled streets, historical sites and friendly locals.
Beaches in Alcudia
Alcudia has some wonderful beaches to experience, and its location also means you can travel outside of the region and explore other nearby beaches. You can expect heaps of sand and turquoise waters that are perfect for swimming in and are part of what makes Mallorca so unique.
Playa de Alcudia Beach
Otherwise known as Alcudia's main beach, Playa Alcudia offers 3km of sand and plenty of natural beauty. Families can also relax here because the waters are shallow enough for children.
Split into two parts, the Port de Alcudia side offers water scooters, chiringuitos and plenty of other attractions to keep you entertained.
Located just 3km from Alcudia, Sant Joan beach is popular with locals and tourists. It's not as large as Playa de Alcudia, but you and relax on the beach or swim in the sea and enjoy a less touristy experience.
If you're willing to travel a bit further, S'Illot could be the haven you're looking for. While it's a rocky beach, the locals in Alcudia love it and regularly enjoy sunbathing and exploring the rocky coves.
With plenty of caves to explore and calm seas to swim in, it's well worth the 5km trip.
Nightlife in Alcudia
It will come as no surprise that Alcudia isn't regularly mentioned as one of the top clubbing destinations in Majorca because it's a quieter resort. However, that doesn't mean you can't find some fun ways to pass the evenings.
Pubs, restaurants and bars are common in the area and ideal for a more relaxed experience. You won't find all-night clubs, but for many who choose Alcudia, that's part of the resort's charm.
Bananas Disco Complex
Located in the port of Alcudia, Bananas is home to a few bars, making it one of the resort's livelier locations. Perhaps the best thing about the complex is it offers the perfect combination of tourists and locals.
If you're a fan of Salsa music, then 5 Glops is a must. Locals mainly frequent the bar, so you can take advantage of a traditional experience here. With a vibrant feel and plenty of Salsa music to dance to, you'll get to know the locals and will pick up some great dancing tips.
The Shamrock Bar is one of the most popular spots in Alcudia, with its Irish theme and friendly welcome. You'll enjoy live music, plenty of drinks and a genuinely laid-back vibe while meeting some of the locals.
Food and Drink in Alcudia
Like most places in the Balearic Islands, Majorca is perfect if you want to experience Mediterranean culture. The Town of Alcudia is traditional, so you can appreciate authentic Spanish cuisine at fantastic prices.
Tapas, seafood and fusion food are particularly popular here, but you'll also find some family-friendly restaurants for the little ones.
If laid-back vibes and fantastic food sound like your idea of heaven, you'll love this intimate restaurant. It specialises in Tapas selections and seafood, so you can sample a good mix of traditional Spanish dishes.
Osteria El Patio
As an Italian restaurant, Osteria El Patio doesn't hold back. Not only does it have a lavish menu, but it also offers a fabulous setting with a large patio to facilitate outdoor dining. Kids will also love this restaurant because it provides a range of pasta and pizza dishes.
Many consider Davy's a breath of fresh air because it focuses on preparing healthy dishes. You can also enjoy a range of breakfast dishes here, but the expansive vegan menu sets it apart.
Dakota Tex Mex
Families love Dakota Tex Mex because it's renowned for its no-frills, American-style food. You can't go wrong here, from burgers to steaks and everything in between.
History and Culture in Alcudia
The best thing about Alcudia is its rich history, which dates back thousands of years. While historians can trace the town back to 6000 BC, its Catalan culture sets it apart.
When James I successfully took over Mallorca, his son, James II, turned Alcudia from a farmstead into a bustling town. Today, it's one of the most popular places in Majorca, with plenty of things to see and do.
Visit the Old Town of Alcudia
As a UNESCO heritage site, you can expect to be amazed when you visit the old town area. Its history dates back 2,000 years, and you can still marvel at the medieval wall built in the 13th Century.
Appreciate the fantastic view from the walls, and enjoy strolling along the residential area, where you can still see past historical influences.
Shop at Alcudia market
While not a historical site, Alcudia market has a wealth of interesting items on sale and offers a traditional shopping experience. Shop for clothing and bags, or stock up on spices and enjoy the market's relaxed vibe.
Sa Bassa Blanca Museum
Art lovers won't be disappointed with a trip here, as there's a fascinating display of modern art and photographs. It's only a short drive from Alcudia and features an attractive park full of sculptures.
Església de Sant Jaume d’Alcúdia
Dating back to 1893, this Roman Catholic church is a testament to classic design and will transport you to another world. While it's relatively small, you can't deny the beautiful history inside and outside the church.
Head to Pollentia
Pollentia isn't too far from Alcudia and must-see if you're a history lover. As an ancient Roman site, it used to be one of the most important in Mallorca, but today it's full of attractions that transport visitors back to a different time.
Visit the archaeological museum, witness the ruins comes to life and enjoy learning about Pollentia.
Luxury holiday villas in Alcudia
Nestled on the north coast of the island, Alcudia boasts crystal-clear waters, white sand beaches, and a rich history that dates back to ancient times.
Venture out to explore the local area and discover charming towns, ancient ruins, and stunning natural beauty. Stroll along the picturesque streets of Alcudia old town, sample the mouth-watering cuisine at local restaurants, or indulge in retail therapy at the boutiques and markets.
A villa holiday in Alcudia allows you to experience two sides of this fascinating town. Its walled Old Town is lined with cobbled streets and intriguing Medieval architecture, a lovely spot to stop and have a coffee.
For those seeking adventure, you'll find it along this Mallorcan coast. You'll be greeted by over seven kilometres of silky sand, a buzzing marina and plenty of restaurants, making villa holidays in Alcudia the perfect location for action-packed family holidays. From water sports like snorkeling and jet skiing, to hiking and cycling through the breathtaking countryside, a luxury villa holiday in Alcudia delivers it all.
While Alcudia has a relaxed and traditional vibe, it still offers plenty for families to enjoy. From water parks to adventure activities and animal parks, you can take in the history but still make time for some much-needed fun.
Hidropark is much more than a water park - although there are plenty of amazing slides. It's the only park in Northern Majorca and offers something for everyone to enjoy. Bounce around on the trampolines, take the kids swimming, and adults can play golf.
S’Albufera Natural Park
As a protected area, the S'Albufera Natural Park is a wetland and nature reserve that attracts various birds. Nature lovers visit it to enjoy the silence and appreciate nature's raw beauty. It's also suitable for bike rides or hikes.
Alcudia marina is ideal for a midday or evening stroll, as the little ones can watch the boats coming and going. There are also plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants in the area, making it an excellent spot for lunch.
Choose from a range of luxury Alcudia villas
The best way to explore Alcudia Old Town and the many attractions is from your holiday villa. Hotels are fine, but our guests prefer privacy, and each villa has a range of amenities ensuring you won't miss the comforts of a hotel.
Better still, they're not far from Palma de Mallorca airport and within walking distance of the local amenities, restaurants and beaches.
Luxury villas with a private pool
Better still, all of our holiday houses come with a private swimming pool, so you can relax in the privacy of your accommodation and enjoy spending quality time with your loved ones. Our villas also come in various styles, including rustic properties and modern homes.
Sleeping up to six people, you can choose one of our larger villas in Alcudia or a small villa for that romantic getaway you've been dreaming of.
Family-friendly villas in Alcudia
Our most popular villas are just a stone's throw from the local amenities and not too far from the nearest airport. Each holiday home is ideal for families because it has a swimming pool, free WiFi, dining facilities and air conditioning.*
You can also rest assured that you'll have a stable internet connection and easy access to the beaches and shops.
Book your perfect holiday villa in Alcudia today
With so many beautiful villas available, you'll have no problem finding one that suits your needs. They fill up quickly, so be sure to book in advance to secure the villa you want.
Our friendly team is also happy to help if you have any questions or would like some advice on choosing the right villa in Alcudia for your needs.
*Please see villa-specific amenities on the villa page
Facts about Alcudia
Currency: Euro €
Language: Catalan (Mallorquín) and Spanish
Flight Time: 2.5-3hrs
Time Difference: +1hr
Capital City: Palma de Mallorca
Nearest Airport: Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) – approximately 1-hour drive