Platja de Muro, Mallorca, Things to do, hotels, beach
Platja de Muro is undoubtedly one of the most popular vacation destinations in Mallorca, especially for families traveling with kids.Platja de Muro is part of the 14 km wide bay and coastline of Alcúdia, renown for its optimal conditions and shallow waters.
Things to do in Platja de Muro
Enjoy the amazing beach
Pltja de Muro is home to one of Mallorca’s greatest beaches, almost 5.5 km long. The water in the bay is shallow and crystal clear, perfect for children to play in. Actually, the beach in Platja de Muro is one of Mallorca’s absolute best beaches.
The soft sandy beach is also perfect for a number of fun beach activities, and of course sun bathing.
Enjoy a walk in the s’Albufera wetlands
Hundreds of Balearic species awaits you in the wetlands of s’Albufera, a huge nature reserve located just south of Platja de Muro. It is one of the largest nature parts in Mallorca, and it attracts hundreds of cyclists, walkers and birdwatchers every day because of its beautiful wildlife.
Rent a bike
Platja de Muro is perfectly located for cyclists. In short distances you can reach the Tramuntana mountain range (west), the rural countrysides and the stunning coastlines of the island. There are many bike rental shops in Platja de Muro and cycling is one of the most popular activities on the island.
Take the kids to the HidroPark water park
In nearby town of Alcúdia, you will find one of Mallorca’s most popular water parks, HidroPark. The water park is particularly popular amongst families with small children because of the special attention that has been paid to these, but there are also a few rides for adrenaline junkies.
Visit Alcúdia old town
Alcúdia is a historical place and home to a range of cultural sights worth visiting. Moreover, Alcúdia hosts one of the greatest markets in all of Mallorca (Tuesdays and Sundays), so get your inner haggler out and find some nice leather products, clothes, shoes or jewelry.
Best places to stay in Platja de Muro
The hotels in Platja de Muro range widely in both theme and target audience, there is something for everyone. Platja de Muro is a holiday destination that has managed to undergo an incredible transformation over the years and has now become one of the most popular holiday areas in Mallorca, thanks to a constant innovation and cooperation between the municipality and hotels. The vast majority of hotels in Platja de Muro are new or newly renovated, which adds an extra sense of luxury and holiday ambiance.
Hotel Playa Esperanza ****
This beachfront aparthotel in Platja de Muro offers the perfect setting and facilities for both couples and families with children, looking for a good and versatile hotel in the area. The hotel has large well-appointed apartments, large pool area, gardens, playroom and playground as well as a delicious restaurant serving delicious Mediterranean cuisine. The apartment hotel also offers a range of wellness services, such as spa, sauna, massage, reflexology and other treatments that help the body relax and give a euphoric feeling.
Grupotel Parc Natural & Spa *****
This gorgeous design hotel is named after the huge nature reserve, Parc Natural s’Albufera, for which the area around Muro is famous. The hotel is almost brand new and caters especially to adults and couples looking for hotel deals with spa and wellness facilities.
Markets & Events
Annual events and happenings
Festes i fira nocturna de la Platja de Muro
In the week between July and August, the annual beach parties are celebrated in Platja de Muro. A week of fun activities for adults and children, as well as concerts and night markets are held. This is a fun event that is aimed for both locals and tourists, do not miss out.
Festes de ses Casetes des Capellans
In the small area of ses Casetes des Capellans (Platja de Muro), celebrates its patron saint of Sant Llorenç (Saint Lorence). It usually happens within the first fortnight of August, where you can look forward to musical performances and communal dining with more than a thousand people dining together in the streets.
Beach of Platja de Muro
Platja de Muro is the perfect choice for beach lovers, with the extensive stretch of white sand beach right on the doorstep of almost all hotels. The sand is soft and white, it shapes itself to your body once the towel is laid. The water off Platja de Muro is shallow and crystal clear, absolutely perfect for children who can go far out without any problems. Platja de Muro has a total of 5.2 kilometers of beach line.
National police: 091
Local police: 092
Guarda civil: 062
Maritime emergencies: 900 202 202
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