Alcúdia Beach is a beautiful blue flag, fine white sand beach that stretches from Port d'Alcúdia along a 'golden mile' of hotel-backed coastline. The resort of Port d'Alcúdia has long been popular with holidaymakers coming to Majorca, the main reason for that being this beach.
Playa de Alcúdia is the largest beach of all the Balearic islands thanks to its 7 kilometres of sand. Nowadays, it boasts a wide range of facilities from beach bars and restaurants to watersports, public toilets, showers, car parks, sunbeds, parasols and even WiFi connection.
The beach can be divided into two sections. The first half, from Port d'Alcúdia to Ciudad Blanca, is where most of the facilities and services are located. Further up the Bay of Alcúdia, as you head towards Playa de Muro, it is easier to find quieter spots.
The beach can get busy in the summer months as the purpose built resort behind the beach fills up with holidaymakers. Lifeguards are on duty during the busier periods. No pets are allowed on the beach.
Read more about Playa de Alcúdia in our Beach Report.
- "Gorgeous beach, white fluffy sand and clean, shallow waters. Lots of water sports on offer plus bars, restaurants, showers, toilets. All you need!" - Trip Advisor
- "Loved this beach such a great vibe and lots to do and watch! We had a fabulous time and will be returning." - Trip Advisor
- "Long sandy beach, clean and well equipped for a day in the sun. 13 euros for two sun beds for the day, and really happy to find security lockers on each of the umbrellas. (Solid posted and made of reeds). Water and very clean, in the areas we went, the beach was very gently sloping. Even though there were water sports available, the noise wasn't at all intrusive." - Trip Advisor
There is a wide choice of accommodation in Port d'Alcúdia, including modern family-friendly hotels, swanky adults-only hotels and all-inclusive aparthotels.
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The town of Port d'Alcúdia offers a wide range of restaurants for all tastes. From Michelin-starred eateries to traditional tapas, typical Mallorcan cuisine or international fare, there is something for everyone.
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Things to Do Nearby
Watersports are king in Playa de Alcúdia but there is just so much to do in the area: cycle rides, boat trips, fishing trips, karting rides...
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Water safety & clarity
This beach's popularity with families is clearly because of the safe shallow waters that make it ideal for children to play in. The clear turquoise sea is a delight to swim in (you may have to walk some distance for deeper water), or to watch from the comfort of your sun lounger.
You have 7 km of white sand beach to choose from, and the average depth of the beach is a staggering 80 metres, unusual for Mallorca! The beach has wooden walkways at the back of the beach to allow for easier access for the disabled and for pushchairs.
Watersports to do
A number of boat trips start from here, these range from gentle half-day cruises to full-on diving expeditions. There are also companies renting pedalos, banana boats, ringos and other fun activities on the beach, as well as diving centres nearby.
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There are several public buses that stop at Playa de Alcúdia. Lines 351, 352, 353, 356A and A32 link Playa de Alcúdia with Palma, Port d'Alcúdia, Alcúdia, Playa de Muro, Can Picafort, Pollença, Port de Pollença, Inca, Sóller, Port de Sóller and other spots on the island. Alternatively, you can arrive by car and park at one of the car parks close to the beach.
Also see: Maps of Mallorca, Spain
Location: Port d'Alcudia
Venue Style: Beach
Activities: Banana Boats | Beach Sports | Boat Trips | Canoeing / Kayaking | Children's Activities | Diving / Scuba Centre | Fishing | Inflatables | Pedalos | Stand Up Paddleboard | Swimming | Tours / Excursions | Watersports
Access: Disabled access
Restrictions: Pets not allowed
Car-parking: Free parking
Outdoor: Lifeguard | Showers | Toilets