Top 7 activities in Alcúdia, Majorca

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Alcúdia is a town located in the north of Mallorca and is part of the Balearic Islands of Spain. It is located near the coast and has a bay with different beaches of white sand and crystalline waters. It is a historic city that preserves a beautiful old town surrounded by medieval walls where you can stroll through its cobbled streets that will make you travel back in time visiting historical monuments such as the Church of Sant Jaume and the Monographic Museum of Pollensa. In this article you will learn about the best things to do in Alcúdia so that you can remember the island in the best possible way.

Alcúdia is known for being a perfect place for outdoor activities in Mallorca thanks to its sunny climate during all seasons of the year. In this article you will discover what to do in Alcúdia on your next holiday in Mallorca. The first activity we suggest is a coasteering excursion where you can combine adventure swimming, abseiling and rock climbing. Other things to do in Alcudia include renting a kayak, a jet ski or paddle surfing. You can't miss one of the most famous activities in Alcudia such as a horseback ride through the mountain and forest of Puig de San Marti. If you are still wondering what to do in Alcúdia in a quiet way you can choose the option of a boat trip or an excursion to see the dolphins that live on the island.


Coasteering in Alcudia
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The first activity we propose is this coastering excursion in Alcudia, where you will have the opportunity to combine climbing, swimming and abseiling in the same day discovering one of the best views of Mallorca from the cliffs of Alcudia. The instructors of this activity will guide you along the most beautiful coastline of the island so you can feel your pulse racing as you rappel down its huge cliffs and swim through its caves making stops from 3 to 12 metres.

Jet ski

jet ski along the Alcúdia beach
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The following activity in Alcúdia will win you over if you are still thinking about where to spend your next holiday between the sea and the mountains. In the north of the island of Mallorca you will find the perfect combination of beaches with crystal clear waters and white sands together with the Tramuntana mountains. This jet ski tour in Alcudia will allow you to discover the wonders of this town, characterized as the oldest of the island and one of the most beautiful thanks to its medieval wall. On this jet ski tour you will cross the 3 kilometres long beach of Alcudia from north to south without the need of a licence. You will be able to discover the sporty part of the town located near the port where you will start your jet ski tour and the other part that will start in the Villa Blanca that reaches the Playa de Muro beach known for being one of the most peaceful beaches in the area.


Kayak rental in Playa de Alcudia, Majorca
Wind&Friends WaterSports Alcudia Mallorca

Another perfect activity to do in Alcúdia is to take a paddle and sit in a kayak to discover the whole coastline. The weather conditions you will find in Alcúdia are perfect for paddling as the sea is quite calm, with no waves which will make for a perfect kayak trip around Alcudia discovering the north of the island. You can choose between single or two-seater kayaks and the time you want to enjoy them.

Paddle Surf

Paddle Surf rental in Platja de Alcudia, Majorca
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If you want to continue exploring the bay of Alcúdia from the sea you can try Paddle Surf rental. The weather conditions in Alcúdia are perfect for SUP as there are no strong winds or waves. You will have the opportunity to rent a big and stable board that will give you all the security you need. From your SUP you will be able to admire a fascinating perspective of the coast of Alcúdia while you enjoy the gentle rolling of the ocean. This water activity is suitable for everyone including adults and children, you don't need any previous experience for this sport that will get you in shape and in harmony with the sea.

Horse riding

Horseback Riding from Alcudia, Majorca
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If you are still wondering what to do in Alcúdia and you don't want to do a water activity, this is the perfect activity for you. Have the opportunity to discover the north of the island riding a horse in Mallorca without any previous riding experience. There are horses for beginners and for experienced riders. You will have the opportunity to go into the forest and the mountain of the town of Alcúdia known as Puig de San Martí and you will be accompanied at all times by guides who will protect you from any danger and will explain all the history of the places you will be visiting.


Boat rental in Can Picafort, Mallorca
North Coast Adventure

One of the most famous activities in Alcúdia is a boat trip exploring the northern bay of Mallorca from Can Picafort. With this activity you will have the opportunity to discover the villages of Alcúdia and Fomentor. These villages are known as the most beautiful villages of the island joined by the bay of Pollensa. You can rent this boat at the Club Náutico de Can Picafort, 20 minutes by car from Alcúdia, where you will meet your captain who will take you around the bay for 3 hours, including stops for snorkelling and swimming in the Mediterranean Sea.

Dolphin watching

Dolphin watching Boat Tour in the Bay of Alcúdia from Can Picafort, Mallorca
North Coast Adventure

One of the last activities in Alcúdia that we propose is this dolphin watching excursion in the waters of the Mediterranean. On this excursion you will have the opportunity to get to know all the marine animals that live on the island. This boat trip will start in Can Picafort towards the bay of Alcúdia. You will sail in a speedboat with a capacity of 12 people out to sea to see the dolphins. Your excursion will last 3 hours and you will have the opportunity to choose this activity during the sunrise hours so that you can enjoy a sunrise in Majorca and meet the dolphins that guard the island. If the weather conditions allow it, you can even swim and snorkel with these friendly mammals and enjoy the rest of the marine species that live on the beach of Alcúdia.

If you want to continue discovering the rest of the wonders that the island has to offer, here you can discover 10 activities that you should not miss in Mallorca.