Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Puerto de Alcudia - Majorca Travel Guide
Great family holidays. Majorca was made for it.
•Just over 2 hours and 15 minutes from most UK airports.
•Puerto de Alcudia is a superb beach resort surrounded by mountains and pine trees.
•The old town has small, narrow streets, with shops, cafes and restaurants.
•Child friendly beaches? There is a stunning blue flag beach with long soft sand beaches and long shallow waters. Great for kids. And according to our holidaymakers: "The beach at Puerto de Alcudia was excellent, very clean and child friendly" - "The beach is fantastic for kids, shallow and calm. The hotel provide a packed lunch!
•What else can I do with the kids in Alcudia? It's totally geared up for families and is not a rowdy resort. Many of the hotels have kids clubs, family rooms, plus entertainment etc. Some bars have bouncy areas, slides, movies, quizzes and mini-discos. Small amusement park, a water park, plus a bigger water park in nearby Arenal. Pirates night is fun (make sure you don't book the Adult one!) plus Marineland.
•What do our holidaymakers with kids say about Alcudia? "Loads of good places to go. I took two 16 year olds, one 15 year old and a 10 year old and there is lots to do for all ages."
•Watersports at Puerto de Alcudia: Banana boats,diving at Puerto Pollensa, jet skis, pedaloes, parascending, snorkelling.
•When is the best time to go to Majorca? If you want to make sure all the entertainment is up and running, most of the island is open by early May, closing late September.
•Getting around in Alcudia: There is a good bus service throughout the resort. And excursions are available through local companies.
•There is a brilliant choice of restaurants for all budgets serving traditional and international cuisine.
•Check out the Bellevue area for nightlife plus the late night market on the seafront.
•Visit the old town and the Vai Fora (Son et Lumiere) light shows by the city walls.
•Best restaurant in Alcudia? For our holidaymakers it's currently Lunas restaurant.
•How much should I tip in Spain? Restaurant 5-10% Bar - a few coins, Taxi - 10%.
•Holidays to Puerto de Alcudia: We have an excellent choice of holidays in Puerto de Alcudia.
•Hotels in Puerto de Alcudia: We have excellent hotels in Puerto de Alcudia, all with our lowest prices guaranteed.
•Cheap Flights to Puerto de Alcudia: We have cheap flights to Puerto de Alcudia. The flight takes just over 2 hours 20 minutes from UK airports.
•Car hire in Puerto de Alcudia: There's so much to explore, you would be wise to hire a car. We can offer great deals on car hire in Puerto de Alcudia so check us out when completing your holiday booking.
•Transfers to your hotel in Puerto de Alcudia: We can book your transfers from the airport to your hotel in Puerto de Alcudia. We can also book UK airport car parks online, plus travel insurance and currency exchange for your holiday.
•Puerto de Alcudia Hotel Reviews: Written exclusively by genuine customers who have booked and stayed in the hotel.
Did you know? Over the past two thousand years, Majorca been invaded by the the Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines and North African Moors. Alcudia was the island capital in Roman times.
Posted by john at 10:02