Crystal clear waters, sandy beaches and charming towns and villages are what makes Mallorca a unique Mediterranean island. There are so many reasons to fall in love with this dreamy piece of paradise! Situated in the North of the island, Alcúdia is a medieval town boasting Majorcan history and an authentic local atmosphere, drawing tourists all year round. With its homonymous port, one of Mallorca’s hotspots for water sports and holidaymakers, Alcúdia and its attractive real estate market could become the hometown of your dreams!
Living and leisure in Alcúdia
The charming northern village of Alcúdia is a fantastic year-round location, offering history, culture and charm. No question asked, Alcúdia, Port d’Alcúdia and its surroundings are the ideal place to taste rich Majorcan heritage, and enjoy the island’s natural beauty. Alcúdia is a perfectly restored walled city on the site of a Roman settlement with remains of ancient houses and a theatre. Its narrow streets enclosed by medieval battlements have been carefully restored. On Tuesdays and Saturdays Alcúdia hosts an authentic market filled with locally-produced goods and crafts, shoes, handbags, jewellery and souvenirs. Fun fact: the smallest Roman amphitheatre in Spain is located in Alcúdia!
If you’re into golfing, you must stop by Alcanada Golf Club, a superb 18-hole golf course boasting an interesting and challenging course in a beautiful setting, with magnificent views across the bay. Outdoor sports are also popular in the area, offering hiking and biking tours across stunning nature, in addition to fun water sports at Port d’Alcúdia.
Real estate in Alcúdia
Due to its privileged location, close to mountains and the sea, Alcúdia is on the top of the list of desirable places to live in Mallorca. Family-friendly, relaxed and filled with good restaurants, cultural events and history.
Engel & Völkers' property portfolio for the north of Mallorca is wide, being able to offer all kinds of properties you could wish for. Rustic townhouses, luxurious villas or fincas in the countryside, modern apartments or penthouses by the sea… all you have to do is ask for it, and the expert team at Engel & Völkers will provide! With great connections, being located only 45 minutes away from the airport, being a great alternative to living in a charming town with great facilities and a wonderful location close to some of Mallorca’s most beautiful beaches.
Best restaurants in Alcúdia and its surroundings
Alcúdia and Port d’Alcúdia have become a meeting point for food lovers from all over Mallorca looking for great cuisine, stunning views and charming hot spots. If you’re into Italian cuisine, you should definitely visit ‘Osteria El Patio’, in the heart of the old walled town. Tapas Bar ‘Can Punyetes’ is usually buzzing, filled with locals enjoying their tapas. Also on the edge of the old town you’ll find ‘Restaurante Ronda 63’, an attractive restaurant serving tapas with Asian influences. Macarena de Castro, the first female chef in Mallorca to be awarded a Michelin star, owns a restaurant called ‘Maca de Castro’ (before ‘El Jardín’) in Port d’Alcúdia: expect a creative and innovative interpretation of Mediterranean cuisine. Also located at the port you’ll find ‘The Wine Side’, offering seafood and an extensive wine selection.
When celebrating a special occasion, ‘La Terraza’ at Alcanada could be a wonderful place to do so. With stunning sea views this restaurant with a separate bistro and chill-out zone also has a beach area. Alcanada is home to wonderful properties in an exclusive setting, such as this spectacular new build villa:
Last, but not least, Playa de Muro, one of Mallorca’s largest beaches is only a couple of minutes away from Alcúdia and is home to ‘Ponderosa Beach’, a trendy beach restaurant offering high-end cuisine with fantastic views. It is well worth a visit every now and then!
We would absolutely love to walk by your side if you’re looking for a move to Mallorca, to invest or to purchase a holiday home for your family. If this area of the island has drawn your attention, we will be pleased to help you find your dream property. Discover the different villas, apartments and luxury fincas we’ve got on our portfolio.