Can Picafort travel guide

WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Temperature: 9-25°C

The warmest months are from June to September, where temperatures hover in the mid-20s (°C), sometimes climbing to the lowy 30s. To make the most of the sea, try and book your holidays to C’an Picafort in August, when the sea temperature is around 25°C. For slightly cooler weather, come in the spring or autumn, when you can expect highs of 21°C. Winter offers temperatures in the mid to late teens, and fewer crowds. 

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CA’N PICAFORT IS BEST FOR...

Families: Pick from a great choice of family attractions, from go-karting at the local track to exploring the undersea wonders at the Palma Aquarium.

Sun seekers: The resort’s beautiful golden coastline is the perfect setting for soaking up the daily Mediterranean sunshine. 

Mates: Looking for a getaway with friends? C’an Picafort is ideal for a sunny beach break, with great shopping and buzzing nightlife. 

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FAST FACTS

Language: Although the official language spoken in C’an Picafort is Spanish, English is spoken almost everywhere you go.

Currency: The currency used is the Euro.

Local time: C'an Picafort is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Palma Airport. Transfers to C'an Picafort take about 1 hour and 45 minutes. 

Flight time from UK: The C'an Picafort flight time is 2.5 hours.

Tourist Information: Further tourist information can be found at www.infomallorca.net/tourism/visit.en.html?ce=470/tIte=can-picafort

Visa / Health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your 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 Can Picafort:

  • Alcudia
  • Magaluf
  • Palma Nova
  • Cala Bona
  • Cala Dor
  • Cala Millor
  • Calas De Mallorca
  • Puerto Pollensa
  • Sa Coma
  • Santa Ponsa
  • GETTING AROUND

    By bus: The island’s bus service runs between C’an Picafort and other resorts along the coast. During peak summer months, there are buses every half hour and you’ll find night buses running on Friday and Saturday nights.

    By car: Hiring a car is a good option if you’re planning a lot of excursions. Majorca is generally easy for new drivers to navigate, with smooth roads and plenty of attractions within an hour’s drive.

    By tourist train: A tourist train runs throughout the resort, making a circular route between the main hotels and beach, which is ideal for getting back quickly at the end of the day. 

    EVENTS

    Fish festival: The annual Cuttlefish and Nautical Fair takes places each April, where you can taste an astonishing range of cuttlefish dishes at stalls and restaurants. For little ones, there’s a dedicated playground and children’s parties. Alongside a food fair and craft stalls, you can expect a visit from the legendary Giants of Mallorca.

    For culture vultures: The mountain village of Valldemossa plays host to the Artdemossa Fair. About an hour’s drive from C’an Picafort, this unassuming hamlet bursts into life, resplendent with lanterns, crafts, local artworks, poetry, and the soothing strains of live music.