Alcúdia gets its name from its former Moorish inhabitants, who called this place “Al Cudi”, which is is roughly translated to: On the hill.
Alcúdia is by far one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Europe, and it is no wonder. 14 km of white silky soft beach line and crystal clear low water, makes this place very popular amongst families who will find a holiday paradise.
However, Alcúdia is much more than beaches, sangria and Mickey Mouse clubs, it is also home to the first capital of Mallorca, Pollen-tia, as well as being a stronghold during the middle ages.
Eating in Alcúdia and Port d’Alcúdia, leaves nothing to coincidences but offers everything.
The popular travel destinations is home to literally hundreds of different restaurants, tapas bars and small local eateries.
In the old town of Alcúdia and by the harbour of Port d’Alcúida, you will find some of the best and most popular tapas bars amongst the locals.
Visitors flee to Alcúdia and Port d’Alcúdia to explore and challenge the versatile nature and landscapes up here. If cycling, MTB or walking is your thing, Alcúdia will not disappoint!
Needless to say, Alcúdia is also an excellent place for nautic activities and water sports.
Every Tuesday and Sunday morning at 8:00 am, Alcúdia opens up the streets for one of the biggest markets on the island.
At the market, you can let your senses be seduced, by a colorful and aromatic variety of fresh fruits, meat, fish, flowers and sweet almonds and figs.
This is an ideal opportunity to taste some of the typical Mallorcan local delicacies, e.g. the famous sobrassada-sausages, the fresh juicy oranges, giant tomatoes , olives and capers, thus a wide variety of cheeses and meats.