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A blast from the past
Jutting into the spectacular clear waters of the Mediterranean on Majorca’s north east coast, holidays to Alcudia are perfect for beach lovers. The main attraction of the resort is its huge stretch of golden sands, which winds around the horseshoe shaped bay and is gently lapped by the sea. Head into the town and you’ll find the pretty, cobbled streets of the old town, Roman ruins and a range of excellent bars and restaurants. Whether you’re travelling as a couple or with children in tow, you’ll find some excellent amenities to be enjoyed on holidays in Alcudia.
If you prefer to experience the livelier side of Alcudia, head to the area surrounding the beach. Here you’ll find a selection of bars, restaurants, and cafés where you can enjoy the island’s delicious cuisine, or simply relax with a drink. The marina area is perfect for those wanting to book watersports and boat trips, or simply watch the fishing boats and luxury yachts bobbing side-by-side in the evenings.
With its huge swathes of sand, old town, new town, and many excellent hotels and restaurants, you’ll find some fantastic facilities on your luxury holidays in Alcudia. The old town is home to family-run establishments, which have been there for years and a chance to immerse yourself in the history of the island, while the newer town is packed with activities and amenities by the sea. When it comes to choosing your hotel, let Sovereign help you find the perfect place to stay. We’ve carefully selected each of the properties we offer to ensure they meet our standards, and yours.
Stay at the Zafiro Palace Alcudia and you can make the most of this vast playground full of activities for both adults and children. Play table tennis, mini golf or head to the nearby golf resort. Watch little ones make new friends, and enjoy the water slides in the Kids’ Clubs, or soak up the sun by one of ten swimming pools. When it comes to relaxing there’s a spa, ten restaurants each with their own theme and swim up bars, as well as bright and spacious rooms with modern amenities and facilities throughout.
Flight time from the UK to Majorca is around 2 hours 15 minutes.
Transfer time from Palma airport to Alcudia is approximately 50 minutes.
Majorca starts warming up for summer around April, when the mercury climbs into the 20s and doesn’t stop until around July, which can top 30°C. You’re looking at around 11 hours of sunshine a day in midsummer, with bath-like sea temperatures. Things won’t cool off until October, which still hovers in the low to mid 20s.
Currently visas are not required for UK citizens travelling to Spain.
Restaurant bills include a service charge by law in Spain, so whether you choose to tip further is up to you. If you enjoyed the meal and service, it is customary to leave 5-10%. Hotel porters and maids will appreciate a small tip, and while taxi drivers don’t require a tip, it’s common to round up the fare.
The official language of Spain is Spanish. English is widely spoken too, so getting by is easy.