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Alcudia - Mallorca - Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands draw the sun-loving tourists to the superb beaches, trendy resorts and lively nightlife. The excellent climate with some 300 days of sun per year make the Balearic Islands one of the preferred holiday destinations in Spain.

Chartering a private yacht in these sun-splashed islands gives you the opportunity to visit quaint villages, caves, prehistoric monuments, museums and monasteries. Each of the Balearic Islands has a distinct landscape and unique qualities that make it special to visit. The Balearic islands are divided into Gimnesias (Mallorca/Majorca, Menorca /Minorca and Cabrera) in the North, and Pitiusas (Ibiza y Formentera) in the South-West.
Mallorca is the largest of the Balearics. It is only 75 kilometres from north to south and 100 kilometres from east to west, yet its typically Mediterranean landscape varies from the fertile central lowlands, to the precipitous cliffs of the north west coast. Mallorca is famous for dazzling caves, refreshing clean waters, sandy beaches. Sitting along its 250 miles of coastline are more than two dozen sports harbours and yacht clubs. Palma, the capital of the island. Boasts a range of restaurants, night-clubs, bullrings and historic sites like Bellver Castle, Gothic Cathedral, Cloister of St. Francis and Miro Art Museum. On the other parts of the island, you can explore quaint villages, the medieval Capuchin Monastery and Roman ruins near the Moorish city of Alcudia.

The town of Alcudia lies on the North East coast of Mallorca, approximately 52 km (11/2 hours) transfer time from the island's main airport in Palma. The warm shallow waters of Alcudia Bay make this resort very popular with families with young children. The beach is without doubt a major attraction to this resort with almost 8km of fine, clean sand with a wide variety of water sport and other facilities available to suit all tastes.

The old part of town, behind the roman walls is well worth exploring since it's on your doorstep, The walled town of Alcudia itself offers Roman ruins and a wonderful Sunday market. It's narrow streets are lined with interesting shops, packed with traditional goods. One of Alc├║dia's main attractions however is the port area. Alcudia offers a range of activities from water parks and go-kart track, as well as the usual array of bars, shops and restaurants.. Alcudia is not a loud resort. Evening entertainment is mainly hotel based, however, the resort does have a small number of discos.

Palma Mallorca Airport is the nearest Airport to Alcudia