The Best Beach Hotels in Alcúdia, Mallorca

Go for a swim at one of the six pools at the PortBlue Club Pollentia Resort in Alcúdia, Mallorca
Go for a swim at one of the six pools at the PortBlue Club Pollentia Resort in Alcúdia, Mallorca | Courtesy of PortBlue Club Pollentia Resort / Expedia.com
Amy Blyth

Alcúdia, a medieval city in Mallorca, is a magnet for sun-seekers, with some of the best beach hotels just minutes from golden Balearic beaches and the old town – here are our top picks.

Visitors are drawn to Alcúdia for the medieval charm and proximity to some of the top beaches in Mallorca. Set between two bays, you’re spoilt for choice – with isolated coves and wide stretches of golden sand, not to mention a nature reserve, all within touching distance of Alcúdia. So, where to stay? Here’s our selection of the best beach hotels.

1. Hotel Fonda Llabrés

Hotel

An outdoor area with a double bed, wooden flooring and white chairs, surrounded by white buildings, at Hotel Fonda Llabres
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The Llabrés family has been running this atmospheric hotel since 1957, set in the ancient town centre just 15 minutes from the beach. Once a traditional pension frequented by merchants, the building has been refurbished into a boutique hotel with 21 rooms with original features such as tall french doors and balconies with a town-square view. Book into the fancy deluxe double for a private terrace with an outdoor shower.

2. Hotel Astoria Playa – Adults Only

Hotel

Large outdoor pool with pale wood deck surrounded by red and white sun loungers at Hotel Astoria Playa, Alcudia, Mallorca
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Adults will love this calm, child-free resort that’s only a 5-minute stroll from the soft sands of Alcúdia Beach. There’s a chic, grown-up feel to Hotel Astoria, from the red-and-white design theme to the decked pool area dotted with Balinese beds perfect for lazing the afternoon away with a signature cocktail. Many of the rooms have their own Jacuzzi for a private soak, and, if you’re feeling active, there’s a cycling centre, where you can rent a bike or store your own.

3. PortBlue Club Pollentia Resort

Resort, Spa Hotel, Luxury

A living room at the PortBlue Club Pollentia Resort with white sofas, a white chair and an outdoor terrace
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If you like a side of sports with your sun and sand, check into the PortBlue Club, which has an impressive array of activities to choose from. Here, you’ll find tennis and squash courts, a putting green, a football pitch, as well as facilities for archery and cycling and a watersports centre. Then, there are six pools, including a semi-Olympic-sized gem, in which to get your laps. Unwind during a spa session with a turkish bath and treatments to soothe tired muscles. All this is set in the Albufereta nature reserve, a haven for birdlife, and there’s a free shuttle to Pollensa and Alcúdia beaches every day.

4. Apartamentos Carlos V

Apartment

A living room at Apartamentos Carlos V with a view overlooking Mallorca
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Make yourself at home in Alcúdia by booking a self-catering apartment near the sea. Set in the heart of the historic city, the apartments are just a short walk from Alcúdia Beach, a wide curve of beckoning sand. There’s a choice of studios and apartments with one or two bedrooms, each filled with natural light and furnished with a kitchen and cheerful striped sofas.

5. Zafiro Palace Alcúdia

Suite Hotel

A white living room at Zafiro Palace Alcudia with a wide sofa, a dining table and a TV
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Planning a family beach holiday to Alcúdia? Zafiro Palace, which comes with a staggering 12 pools, has you covered. The five-star resort offers an all-inclusive package ideal for families, with the beach just a 10-minute walk away. There’s plenty to keep little ones busy, from a kids’ pool with a pirate ship to an activities club and playground, while adults can enjoy a spa with a turkish bath. Suites have glass-fronted balconies, with two-bed family units available and swim-up options on the ground floor.

6. Cas Ferrer Nou Hotelet

Boutique Hotel, Luxury

A rooftop terrace at Cas Ferrer Nou Hotelet with a double bed
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Experience a slice of old Alcúdia at Cas Ferrer, a 15th-century former blacksmith’s house set on a cobbled street 2,625ft (800m) from the beach. Everything at the property exudes history, from the tidal stone walls to the painted green shutters and city-view terraces. The restored boutique hotel has six quiet rooms designed individually in white and yellow tones and with exposed stone and wood-beamed ceilings. The most exclusive Safo room has a private terrace with a whirlpool bath.

7. Can Vent Boutique Hotel

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

A white double room at Can Vent Boutique Hotel with some exposed brick above the double bed
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Themed around three core elements – glass, iron and light – this old-timey hotel sits within the imposing walls of Alcúdia. Each of the five rooms has a distinct character, with white decor and stone accents. The most sumptuous suite has a large Jacuzzi and a terrace overlooking the city and the sea beyond (you’re just a 15-minute walk from the beach). Have breakfast on the patio before you bask on the pristine Alcúdia bay.

8. Alcudia-Vida Sana-Primera Linea de Mar

Apartment

A white dining area at Alcudia-Vida Sana-Primera Linea de Mar with ocean views
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Few apartments in Alcúdia offer better beachfront locations than this. Set in the peaceful residential area of Alcanada, you’re just 165ft (50m) from the sands. It’s hard to draw yourself from the covered solarium, which frames sweeping views of the glittering sea and allows you to dine with a view. The one-bed apartment has everything you need for a self-catering stay, including a kitchen, free parking and a comfy lounge area.

Want more options? See the best hotels in Alcudia for every kind of traveller. Alternatively, see our guide on the best hotels in Mallorca, or try these adult-only hotels, now bookable with Culture Trip. On a budget? Check out our pick of the best hostels in Mallorca, bookable on Culture Trip.

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