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The north east of Mallorca is made up of a series of popular beach resorts within the vast safe Bay of Alcudia; Alcudia, a medieval town with Roman ruins, Port de Alcudia, a family favourite, and the beach with a playground on the sand. Though only a few miles apart, the town and port areas are strikingly different, and then there's Playa de Muro which, stretches for miles, past marshlands, bird sanctuaries and swathes of protected sanddunes, nudist sections and trendy beach cafes. Can Picafort is busy, bustling and exactly what you would expect from Mallorca, and then it changes again to Son Serra de Marina, where the kite surfers go.
Take a look at the 4 beaches that make up this section.
Given the terrain on this stretch of northeastern coastline, these resorts pretty much run into eachother, forming miles and miles of golden sandy beaches interspersed with more built up areas.
We can take you to these four beach resorts by airport transfer.
Port d'Alcudia is a bustling holiday resort on the north side of the Bay of Alcudia, lined with apartments to let, hotels, cafes and restaurants, it is popular with families and people of all ages. Its large bay, marina and strategic location also makes it a vibrant port area with yachts of all sizes and ferries to Menorca and Barcelona. The beach, which is its main attraction is a long extension of very fine white sand, with a blue flag for its pristine waters and fully serviced with all beach amenieties.
This is Mallorca's longest beach and in parts, its most protected. About 6 km long and divided into 4 different sections, Playa de Muro has beaches that boarder Alcudia to the north and Can Picafort to the south. These are the most easily accessible and provide the most services in terms of places to eat, water sports, sun loungers etc., while the two middle sections, one of which is part of the S’Albufera Natural Park, are practically virgin, with little more than sanddunes and pine trees.
While Alcudia is predominantly British and Scandinavian, Can Picafort draws the German crowd, and is highly popular in the summer season, bustling and busy, it fully caters to summer tourism, and manages to be both family-friendly and vibrant at the same time.
To the south of the vast Bay of Alcudia we come to the stunning expanse of Son Serra de Marina. Due to its fairly remote location on the side of the peninsula of Cap Ferrutx and its rougher waters, the area has remained relatively unspoilt though popular with the surfing crowd.
If the north east coast of Mallorca doesn't sound like what you're after, have a look at other areas on the island with our easy to use, Mallorca beach guide!
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