Ca’n Picafort offers a range of great hotels, but also a great variety. There’s no specific theme for the hotels here, you can choose from regular bungalows to top noch luxury, with or without sea view. Most hotels up here does have a minimum of 3 stars.
Some of our favourite hotels in Ca’n Picafort
Grupotel Gran Vista & Spa
Located just a short walk to the Can Picafort beach, surrounded by gardens lays this complex made up of the hotel and apartments with free spa access and free WiFi. The complex offers guests all they need for a fun filled, enjoyable family holiday, including; 2 large swimming pools with children’s pool, mini-club and children’s playground, entertainment programmes, a free Spa & Wellness centre, Conference room for up to 40 people and a sports centre.
There are plenty of things to do in Ca’n Picafort. The silky soft beach and low waters, makes for tons of activities for kids and adults to enjoy. The beaches has bars, showers, sun loungers, and many other amenities. The nature surrounding Ca’n Picafort, makes for excellent walking and cycling tours, and you will find sports such as tennis, golfing, go-karts and horseback riding, just to mention a few.
If you are traveling with children, you can go and visit the water park “Hidropark” in Alcúdia, or go on a family adventure to the nearby Rancho Grande.
dolphin watching boat trip
Be a cowboy for a day at the beautiful Rancho Grande in Ca’n Picafort for an evening of horseback riding through the rugged countryside, followed by a barbecue feast with live music and line dancing show.
Explore over 1,000,000 square meters of Northern Mallorca, Transport is included, so you don’t need to worry about directions or driving. The tour is designed for riders of all skill levels, so if you don’t know how to ride horseback, you can saddle up one of the training horses and learn. If you prefer not to ride, you can lounge in the horse-drawn wagon, Sangria Express.
After an afternoon of riding across the Mallorcan countryside, riders return to the stables, where there is a petting zoo. Then, a barbecued feast is prepared for you, including barbecued meat, kebab, salad, bread, and most importantly, sangria! After dinner, there’s a live music show and line dancing.
Discover the coast of Mallorca at sunrise on this 2.5-hour from Alcudia. Enjoy the extraordinary sight of the dolphins that inhabit the area and be enchanted by the unique play of colors from the rising sun on the water.
Create an amazing memory for you and your family with a sunrise and dolphin watching boat tour. Embark at the Port de Alcudia, and then head north. Watch as dawn breaks over the magnificent skyline of Mallorca. Take in the breathtaking play of light created by the rising sun’s reflection in the water.
After sunrise, cruise the areas where the dolphins swim. On the deck of the catamaran, you’ll have the chance to relax and soak up the sun. Admire these impressive marine animals as they play in their natural habitat. Enjoy a small onboard breakfast including pastries, toast, ham, cheese, butter, marmalade, coffee, tea, and juice.
Take an excursion to the east coast of Majorca and visit these impressive caves, which are one of the island’s main tourist attractions and contain a large underground lake where you’ll enjoy a live classical concert.
On your trip to Mallorca, don’t miss this visit to the Caves of Drach, located in the town of Manacor. After being picked up, you’ll head straight to the Caves. These caves are an absolute wonder – formed millions of years ago by the water pressure of the Mediterranean sea, the Caves of Drach comprise four separate and gigantic caves full of impressive stalagmites and stalactites.
The most interesting attraction of these caves is their 177-meter-long underwater lake, known as Lake Martel. While inside the caves, admire a light show synchronized with the melodies of a small orchestra, and be enchanted by the beauty that nature can create out of itself only with the passage of time. Finish your visit with a stop at an exhibition on Manacor’s pearl farming industry – learn all about the manufacturing process of these classic gems.
Or, if you choose the full-day option, continue your day with a visit to the Caves del Hams, famous for its fish-hook shaped stalactites and stalagmites – the cause of their unique shape is still unknown! Then, finish off your full-day tour with a visit to the beautiful Porto Cristo, on the eastern coast of the island
Experience the heart and heat of Mallorcan culture with a show at Son Amar. Sit back and be entertained as you dine and watch a splendid show. From ballet to Flamenco, big band music to tribute acts, and acts by magicians, there is something for everyone.
Spend an unforgettable evening in the thick of Mallorca’s prime night spots at Son Amar. Offering spectacular flamenco, modern ballet, and performances from magicians, this venue boasts one of Europe’s most famous and varied cabaret performances.
Sit back and relax in an air-conditioned coach which will transport you to the venue. Along the way, your guide will share the history of Son Amar and the variety of acts that take place there.
Once you arrive, you will dine on a delicious dinner, accompanied by the choice of a bottle of wine per person, or soft drinks. You will also be given a glass of cava, a traditional Spanish wine, to toast the night. The show gets started immediately after dinner, with a program including traditional Spanish flamenco dancing and modern ballet. Not only that, but there will be a variety of tribute acts and music provided by the Son Amar big band.
SON AMAR GOLD MENU Bread with tomato, Spanish ham and cheese Vegetable quiche with crispy parmesan, tomato and mozzarella Pork tenderloin with “Tumbet” (typical Mallorcan dish of vegetables and tomato sauce) Brownie with vanilla ice cream Drinks: 1/2 bottle of white or red wine, mineral water, glass of cava per person
VEGETARIAN GOLD MENU Bread with tomato and cheese Vegetable quiche with crispy parmesan, tomato and mozzarella or Son Amar salad Tumbet (typical Mallorcan dish of vegetables and tomato sauce) or vegetable lasagna Brownie with vanilla ice cream Drinks: 1/2 bottle of white or red wine, mineral water, glass of cava per person.
CHILDREN´S GOLD MENU Bread with tomato, Spanish ham and cheese Chicken nuggets and French fries Ice cream Son Amar Drinks: Orangeade, mineral water
The closest real attraction near Ca’n Picafort, is the old ruins of Pollentia, located in Alcúdia. If you are planning to go and see something during your stay, I’d advice you to rent a car for 2 days because Majorca truly offers some amazing attractions you should see. From the information desk in your hotel, you are able to arrange bus charters and day tours.
Every Friday morning, you will find a great marketplace in Ca’n Picafort, where you can do a good bargain on leather, shoes, clothes, crafts or delicious local produce.
Ca’n Picafort is located in the bay of Alcúdia at the northern cape of Mallorca. Driving from Palma airport usually takes about an hour.
The Pla de Mallorca region
Pla de Mallorca is a region consisting of municipalities located in the geographical centre of Mallorca. Pla de Mallorca has gotten its name from the plain flat countryside that dominates most of the local areas in the region, only with exception of a few. When you travel in the Pla region, you will notice that tourism is far from the main source of income in strong contrast to the many coastal areas of the island. Out here, agriculture and production are the main sources of income and occupies most people. What makes Pla de Mallorca an interesting region to travel in, is the authenticity and charm that dominates these rural districts. Moreover, travelling around in the Pla region is really easy due to the great infrastructure, broad roads, low traffic load and flat landscape.
Algaida is to many people the manifestation of the Mallorcan soul and cultural heritage. The town carries a rich and long history going all the way back to the Catalan conquest of Mallorca, stunning nature and an indulging kitchen. Algaida is a great place to spend your rural holiday on Mallorca, because of the unique location just 20 minutes from Palma. Accommodation in Algaida is just as unique; do yourself a favor and try a few days at the epic sanctuary of Cura and enjoy the most amazing views overlooking the bay of Palma and the stunning countryside.
Ariany is a small and sleepy village in the north-eastern area of the es Pla region. Ariany is beautifully situated on top of a hill allowing for stunning views overlooking the rural countryside up here. Selecting Ariany as your holiday destination in the rural Mallorca, means complete solitude and tranquility. There is almost no noise in this area, no car traffic and no stress. You will stay in one of the many stunning rebuilt fincas or villas in the surrounding areas, equipped with modern facilities and amenities such as swimming pool, WiFi and modern kitchens.
Costitx is one of the smallest villages in the es Pla region out here on the rural countryside, yet one of the most popular holiday destinations amongst tourists looking for beauty, tranquillity and rural ambience. Costitx is well-known for its many interesting places of interest to explore closer, therefore, it is not a rare sight to see tourists walking or driving in the local area with the cameras ready. Your accommodation in Costitx will be in one of the many beautiful fincas or villas in the rural surroundings, offering modern yet authentic facilities.
Explore rich agricultural heritage of the es Pla region, Mediterranean wildlife and vegetation, while relaxing and enjoying in the charming village life of Lloret. Accommodation offers in Lloret consists of charming fincas and villas situated in the surrounding countryside around the village itself. There are also a few holiday rentals and flats inside the village, if you really want to get close to the local community and the soul of Lloret.
Llubí is known as the “honey town” of Mallorca, due to its rich traditions within beekeeping and honey production. In Llubí, you can enjoy real silence, an undisturbed and unspoiled agricultural area that has not yet seen much impact from tourism. Llubí only have one single boutique hotel in the village itself, meaning that most accommodation here is fincas and villas in the rural areas surrounding the town. You should choose Llubí as your rural holiday destination, if you are going self-catered and want to enjoy the tranquillity and central location of this base.
Historic old fincas and agritourism is what can you expect to find in Maria de la Salut, an old and wealthy area in the northern part of es Pla. Located in the northern areas of Mallorca, Maria de la Salut makes a perfect rural holiday destination if you want to combine the windless countryside with fresh sea breezes found in the bay of Alcúdia running not far from here. Recommended accommodation in Maria de la Salut, includes the historic olive farm and agritourisme of Roqueta and the rebuilt finca hotel of Finca Son i Roig named after one of the children of the village.
Medieval village located at the summit of a mountain here in the middle of everything. Montuïri offers a wealth of stunning natural spaces to explore. Moreover, Montuïri is home to the emblematic prehistoric settlement of Son Fornés. Your rural holiday in Montuïri can be in a finca situated in solitude, or in the amazing SPA & Wellness hotel of Can Manera. Whatever choice triggers you the most, you are sure to meet the real soul of Mallorca here in Montuïiri.
Muro is mostly known for its popular summer holiday destination of Playa de Muro, but the main town holds a great treasure of local cultural heritage and charming village life. Muro is located in the northern part of the es Pla region, allowing for easy access to the coastline in the Alcúdia bay, as well as the many great roads for road cycling. Accommodation offers in Muro includes some amazing and very charming rebuilt fincas and finca hotels, offering every facility and amenity to complete the perfect rural holiday in Muro.
One of the most pastoral and charming little villages in the rural heart of Mallorca. The village breaks record of how many religious buildings a village of this size can hold, nevertheless, it offers a great selection of places of interest to explore, as well as ambient bars and restaurants. Choosing accommodation for your rural holiday in Petra, typically includes a charming finca or agroturismo in the local area, especially the latter is highly recommended trying here. Another choice is the cosy and charming small boutique hotel situated in the very heart of Petra.
Playa de Muro is the perfect holiday destination in the north of Mallorca if you are looking for stunning beaches and a versatile local area. Playa de Muro offers a wealth of fantastic accommodation options, thus more than 500 local restaurants and bars. You probably won’t associate Playa de Muro with a typical Mallorcan rural holiday, and during high season it probably isn’t either, but that the charm of this huge area, it is indeed versatile. During autumn, winter and spring, Playa de Muro is packed with active tourists enjoying the combination of beach and rural countryside.
Porreres is located in the southern area of es Pla, a wonderful small village with a rich cultural heritage to explore and indulge in. When it comes to accommodation in Porreres, it is highly recommended to go for one of the agroturismos in the local area, producing fincas equipped with all modern facilities and amenities to complete your perfect rural holiday on Mallorca. The village of Porreres is quite interesting too, a bunch of new and interesting restaurants has seen the light here in the middle of the traditional urban core, giving you even more dining options to choose from.
Sant Joan is the core essence of Mallorcan agriculture, located in the heart of the island. The area is so agricultural, that each year an entire fair dedicated to agritourism is held here in the town. Choose Sant Joan as your rural holiday destination, if you are attracted to silence and solitude, because that is what you will find here among the many interesting places of interest and fields of almond trees covering the surface. Moreover, Sant Joan enjoys a central location in the Pla region, allowing for easy access to most other small villages in the region.
Santa Eugénia exemplifies an agricultural rural escape, yet keeps its touch to bigger urban areas. Santa Eugènia is located in scenic nature, with great views and surrounding by a varied natural environment. Santa Eugenia enjoys a unique location just a 10 minute drive from Palma, yet not a sound of a car is to be heard out here. Choose Santa Eugenia for your rural holiday, if you want luxury and access. Especially golfers rents fincas and villas in Santa Eugènia because of the many golf courses close by.
Sencelles is located in the heart of es Pla and exemplifies what es Pla is, an agricultural community developed throughout thousands of years. Sencelles consist of the town itself, with three other small hamlets located in the nearby area. Accommodation offers in Sencelles are petit finca hotels in the rural countryside and holiday villas for rent. You will find everything you need for your rural Mallorcan holiday in Sencelles thus a wonderful central location.
Sineu was home to the first jurisdiction of the rural areas on Mallorca, thus home the king’s summer palace. Sineu is by locals not only seen as the heart of Mallorca, but as the heart of the world. Sineu is very popular among tourists on Wednesdays when one of the biggest markets on Mallorca is held in the town. Accommodation offers in Sineu includes some of the most charming rustic fincas in the local area equipped with everything you need to complete the perfect rural holiday here.
Known as the “melon town” of Mallorca, no doubt you are in for a tasteful experience when visiting Vilafranca de Bonany here in the centre of Mallorca. Accommodation offers in Vilafranca de Bonany mainly consist of rebuilt fincas and villas in the surrounding countryside, offering true tranquillity and solitude to the self-catered rural holidaymaker.