Alcúdia is a land surrounded by sea, with a modern infrastructure and good communication routes to the rest of the island, which paired with its glorious climate and varied terrain makes it perfect for practicing outdoor sports; from kite surfing to roller skiing and the ever popular cycling.
Local hotels have adapted their facilities and services to the needs of sportsmen and women, adding bike garages or repair shops, semi-Olympic pools, special menus for athletes and adapted schedules, while hosting some of the most demanding and internationally recognized annual sports events.
The best cycle routes run between the coast and the interior of the island, offering varied distances and levels of difficulty, from beginner to the most demanding pro level, in a beautiful and changing landscape.
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Athletic events like the Powerman Duathlon, Ironman 70.3 Triathlon and the International Long Aquathlon are all held in Alcudia.
One sporting event that gets a lot of interest is the Alcudia Long Course Weekend. Athletes compete over three days, each day in a different discipline: 3,800m swim, 172km bike and 42.20km marathon, with a choice of different distances in one or several disciplines.
Other sport competitions in Alcudia are the Talaia K20, the night run - Nocturn Trail Talaia K 10 - and the Mallorca Trail Dessert, all mountain races, the Alcúdia Half Marathon, the Open Water Swim Crossing and the Viking Swimrun, as well as the Frisbee Tournament “Pescadisco Cup” and 3 golf tournaments organized at Alcanada Golf Club.
When we ask golfers what they like most about Alcanada Golf Club, they always say the same thing: the excellent quality of the course, its location and breathtaking panoramic views! Designed by world-renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. the club enjoys views right over the Bay of Alcudia to the lighthouse on the Alcanada islet, which gives the club its name.
The club's restaurant with Galician signature cuisine is known far beyond the world of golf. After your game, the large terrace offers a place to end the day in style, dine alfresco and enjoy the wonderful sea views.
Alcúdia is a peninsula surrounded by water on three sides and its strategic location between two of the most lovely bays on the island is full of possibilities:
With a multitude of exciting and fun water activities on tap, to be experienced and enjoyed, you too can have a go at Jet Skiing, Flyboarding, parachuting, paddle surfing, scuba diving...
The windy beach of Can Cap de Bou, on the Bay of Pollensa, is ideal for kitesurfing, windsurfing and all kinds of wind-based water sports, and in the Yacht Club, boats are available for skippered and non-skippered charters.
You can also take a sea excursion from Port de Alcúdia or one of its many beaches along the coast, to the coves and high cliffs on the northern side of the island.