The coves and beaches in Alcudia, located in the northeast of Mallorca, are two of the town’s great attractions. However, they’re not the only ones. A stroll through the old town will allow you to discover important historical buildings, such as the medieval walls and the Gothic church of Oratori de Santa Ana. Did you know that the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Pollentia lie just outside the city? There’s Puerto de Alcudia too, a bustling seaside town full of friendliness and fun. And, of course, there’s no doubt that you’ll also be mesmerised by the s’Albufera National Park. 

Five great beaches in Alcudia

This Majorcan destination is one of the most developed on the island, although its greatest charms are its swimming areas. There you’ll enjoy unique urban beaches, secluded coves and marine paradises where you can go for a refreshing dip in the sea.

Below, we’ve selected five contenders for the best beach in Alcudia. Which of them will you visit first?

Playa Alcudia in Majorca

Alcudia Beach

This urban beach is a fun, inviting and well-serviced location. Located in the town of Alcudia, it’s 80 metres wide and 3.4 kilometres long.

Beautifully nestled in the surrounding vegetation, it’s great for water activities like jet skiing and banana boating. In fact, it’s divided into two parts, one of which begins at the marina.

If you like busy beaches, crowded with the possibility of meeting interesting people, then this is the place for you. Its terraces and beach bars have a life of their own! Do you want to soar into the sky? Enjoy paragliding over the Mediterranean with unbeatable views.

S’Illot

Alcudia beach s'Illot

Alcudia-beach-s’Illot

The rugged and somewhat wild character of this double-arched beach is its main attraction. It’s a stony and gravelly environment, but will surprise you with its natural scenery and its welcoming atmosphere.

The greenish waters, the scattering of large rocks and the beauty of its fauna make it a marvellous enclave. Do you like diving or snorkelling? The fish and octopuses that you’ll see will leave you captivated. Almost as much as the adrenaline rush of launching yourself from the small island that towers above this extraordinary expanse of sea.

Playa de Muro

Muro beach Alcudia beaches in Mallorca

This beach in Alcudia, Majorca is a unique setting for families. It’s located in the tiny town of Muro, from which it gets its name, and is very close to Port d’Alcúdia. Its four sections stretch along six kilometres of white sand, in between beautiful, winding dunes.

As well as families, it’s frequented by all kinds of tourists and locals. Its shallow waters make it extremely safe, as you would have to walk a long way to reach the deep areas.

It’s a fun-filled swimming area, with a great range of activities, crystal clear waters and, on windy days, good waves to enjoy some surfing. You can also go stand up paddle boarding, windsurfing, kite surfing and pedal boating. 

Sant Pere

Sant Pere beaches in Alcudia

Lovers of Alcudia’s wild and distinctive beaches will find an incomparable little spot in Sant Pere. With only 100 metres of very fine sand, and facilities in the summer season, it is spectacularly beautiful, outlined by rocks.

It stands out for its cleanliness and the transparency of its waters, which are actually quite shallow. After sunset, the atmosphere is unique. You can go to various fun-filled beach bars.

Sant Joan

Alcudia beaches Sant Joan

You only have to travel three kilometres from Alcudia to find this sandy, rocky beach. In summer, the distant Bay of Pollensa offers an eye-catching panorama. It’s ideal for selfies and stunning photos!

It’s also a great place for diving, as it has a rich native fauna. Its depths are full of colour, contrasts and surprises. It’s an idyllic adventure that never disappoints.

Coves near Alcudia

On the outskirts of Alcudia, the coves follow one after the other, creating a magnificent landscape. If you love how you feel when disconnecting, with the inspiration, intimacy, and adventure of these lost hideaways, then you’ll be happy here.

Don’t miss these coves!

  • Alcanada. One of the safest on the island and visited by many families. The little boats that dot the beach and its beautiful seabed enhance its charm.
  • Coll Baix. This beach combines beach days and hiking, since to get there you have to walk around twenty minutes,  and it has both a wild and familial atmosphere.
  • Sant Vicenç. Its fishing heritage gives it an almost traditional, historical personality. Once there, you’ll travel back in time spiritually and find some exquisite fish to eat.
  • Murta. Lose yourself here with your partner and enjoy extraordinary intimacy. Its beautiful surroundings and the intense blue of its calm waters will make you feel at peace.
  • Deià. This is a paradisiacal, yet rugged, spot surrounded by luxury estates and villas that are often frequented by celebrities.

What did you think of this maritime tour of the beaches in Alcudia? If you round off with a stay in one of our top quality accommodations, you won’t be let down.