Can Picafort beach

This beach is for families with children and people who love active recreation

Can Picafort Beach in Alcudia Bay in the north part of Mallorca in the municipal district Santa Marguelida, 60 km away from Palma de Mallorca, on the territory of a popular same-name resort that appeared in the second half of the 20th century on a place of a small fishing village. The picturesque shore atracts numerous tourists with cleanliness of its beaches, richness and versatility of water games, easy access to hotels, numerous monuments of old spanish architecture.

Beach description

Can Picafort, edging Alcudia Bay, is almost entirely covered with white fine-grained sand and has rocky surface only in the southern part. Clear transparent water cannot hide the even sand bottom. The picturesque cape of Port Espoirtiu divides the beach 1.3 km long and 30 m wide into two parts, one stretching to the north from Alcudia, and another going under the shade of a pine forest. Behind the beach, there is situated a picturesque quay with a wide promenade that has many fashionable restaurants, bars, clubs, and discos.

The main advantages of Can Picafort include:

  • free access;
  • slightly sloping sea entry;
  • showers and toilets;
  • rescue service;
  • organization of sports events for adults and children, including beach and water games, diving, highboard diving, scuba-diving;
  • a possibility to ride catamaran, banana boat, and water ski and catamarans, engage in windsurfing or parasailing;
  • everyday cleaning of the territory and the bottom;
  • paid services are provided - rent of sling chairs, deck chairs and umbrellas for a cost of around €14 per day. Experienced travelers prefer buying umbrellas.

When is it better to go

The beach season on the coast of Spain falls on the period from May to October. The water and air temperature reaches the most comfortable levels, thereby guaranteeing tourists a perfect vacation. 

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The resort has a large number of rather low-budget hotels, apartments, guest houses the guests of which are offered excellent service and comfortable conditions.

  • The wonderful view of the sea opens from windows of the hotelJs Miramar 3*, located at the first line. Comfortable one-, two- and three-bed suites with terraces are equipped with modern appliances. Guests are offered the services of a gym, a recreation center, separate swimming pools for adults and children, restaurants with cold table, a snack bar, and a sauna.
  • The hotelBQ Can Picafort 4* located 250 m away from the beach is especially good for family recreation with children. There are suites with beds for parents and two tier children's beds. Lonely travelers prefer single rooms equipped with modern househod appliances. Guests are offered the services of restaurants, a swimming pool, paid Internet corner, free Wi-Fi in the lobby, sunbathing terrace, car rental.
  • In the resort center and not far from the beach, the hotel Grupotel Montecarlo 4* with a garde and sunny terraces is situated. The territory has restaurants, recreation center and SPA salons, a swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, transfer from the airport and back.

restaurants, bars, cafes

Despite German cuisine, the resort restaurants and diners offer the wide range of Spanish and international dishes. Local cuisine, rich in fish dishes and seafood delicacies, is highly popular.

Beside water recreation, the resort has numerous options for recreation. Children have fun in the Amusement park, Park of sea Animals (Marinland), and the zoo. Adults prefer horse riding, mountain climbing, and yachting. In the neighborhood of Can Picafort, around one and a half thousand megaliths were found.

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Hotel Picafort Park
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Useful information

Can Picafort is highly popular in young family couples wishing to attract their children to active recreation. Many tourists come from Great Britain but, due to the huge number of guests from Germany that come back to their favorite resort every year, Can Picafort obtained features typical for Germans. There are open German beer bars with Bavarian beer, and national German dishes are especially popular in restaurants.

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