Summer is the most popular time of year to visit, when the resort sees averages temperatures of around the mid-20s. This is when the weather in Alcudia is at its best. Spring and autumn can sometimes have a little more rainfall, but they’re still great times to visit. If you want to avoid the crowds, then plan your holiday for the winter months when it’s much cooler than the summer, but still pleasant enough.
Families: You’ll find all of Majorca’s best family attractions on your doorstep, including Hidropark, the aquarium and the beaches.
Beach lovers: The resort’s beach is award-winning, so head here to try out the water sports or just relax on its beautiful sands.
History buffs: The fascinating old town sets it apart from other beach resorts. You’ll love the architecture, the markets and its historic charm.
More about Alcudia
Language: The language spoken is Spanish.
Currency: The currency used is the Euro (€).
Local time: Alcudia is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time.
Fly to: Palma Airport. Transfer time to Alcudia is 1.5 hours.
Flight time from UK: The Alcudia flight time is 2.5 hours.
Tourist Information: Further tourist information can be found at http://www.alcudiamallorca.com/opencms/en/.
Visa / Health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your Alcudia holiday.
Balearics Sustainable Tourism Tax: You’ll need to pay a Sustainable Tourism Tax which has been introduced by the Balearic Government to help with environmental and tourism improvements. The charge is between €1-4 per person per night, plus 10% VAT, subject to change, and varies based on the official star rating of your accommodation. Children under 16 won’t have to pay and guests staying for more than nine nights will receive a reduction. For further information please click here.
Holiday destinations related to Alcudia:
By bus: The whole resort is well-connected by bus, with services running between the centre and nearby towns every half an hour or so.
By car: If you want to see more of the island, then hiring a car is a great option, even if just for a couple of days. Majorca is fairly small in size, so most of all the main attractions can be reached within the hour. Just make sure you know where you can park, as Alcudia is an old town and has limited parking.
By bike: Head to one of the town’s many bike rental shops and take to the road on two wheels. It’s a fun way to get around and the resort is very welcoming for cyclists.
Winter festivities: If you’re visiting in winter, make the journey across the island to the capital city of Palma and join in the Saint Sebastian Festival. Taking place across a week in January, you can experience multiple parades, concerts and street parties. In the evenings, musicians play around lit bonfires. Be sure to try the local sobrasada while you’re there, which is a type of traditional Balearic sausage.
Autumn harvest: If your holiday is planned for October, you’ll get to experience the Fira d’Alcudia autumn fair. It’s all about traditional Majorcan culture, cuisine and customs and you’ll get to see local craftsmen at work too. It takes place at the same time as the resort’s harvest celebrations, so there’ll be lots of local produce to sample and buy at various market stalls, as well as concerts to watch in the evening.