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When you think of summer holidays on the beach, visions of Ca'n Picafort may spring to mind, and if they don't already, they will once you've seen what the fuss is all about. Nestled on the coast of Majorca, in the Bay of Alcudia, Ca'n Picafort boasts 13km of silky smooth beach that curves like a horseshoe around the azure Mediterranean Sea. If you're looking for a break in the Balearic Islands where you can relax and take things easy, an escape to Ca'n Picafort could be the perfect answer.
There's nothing hectic about a holiday in Ca'n Picafort. Chill out at one of the laidback bars with a glass of sangria, try some of the local tapas dishes or tuck into a bowl of scrumptious paella as you watch the boats bob up and down in the harbour. Perfect, unhurried and unassuming, Ca'n Picafort is a perfect place to base yourself if you're hoping to unwind and let the world pass.
From the roman ruins to the more modern additions, Alcudia provides a lovely day out for anyone fancying a change of scenery and pace. Located a little further up the coast from Ca'n Picafort, Alcudia is home to a historic old town that dates back to the 14th century, as well as plenty of local culture that can be seen and appreciated at your own pace.
This thriving and fun-filled waterpark is located just outside Alcudia and can keep its visitors busy for hours. Whether keeping your kids entertained is your primary reason for visiting, or you just want to have some fun yourself, Hidropark is full of kamikaze slides and spiral chutes that will keep you amused for hours! There's also a children's area and plenty of space to relax and watch as they have fun with new little friends.
Situated between the Bay of Pollenca and Alcudia, S'Albufereta Natural Park provides a perfect setting for fans of birds and wildlife. If you want to reconnect with nature, you're in the perfect place to do just that.
Shop at the Weekly Market
Once a week, the centre of Ca'n Picafort plays host to a market that is well worth a browse. Stalls are packed in like sardines, where you can find everything from beach items and souvenir knick knacks to local delicacies and Spanish trinkets. Speed around the racetrack.
The go karting course in Ca'n Picafort offers a fun afternoon, no matter what your age. Whether you prefer to stand back and watch as the kids whizz round the track or you'd like to get stuck in to the healthy competition yourself, this is one of Majorca's biggest tracks and can be found just outside of town.
Head underground at the Caves of Drach
Head a little further down the east coast of Majorca to the Caves of Drach in Porto Cristo and you will be able to marvel at these incredible underground grottoes. Tastefully lit by artificial lighting to highlight the nooks and crannies of the caves, you can admire the beauty of the stalagmites and stalactites while on a boat ride through the underground streams.
From its sandy beach and azure seas to the family-friendly atmosphere and the relaxing vibes, Ca'n Picafort holidays are a perfect choice if you hope to kick back and unwind on your Balearic break.
Twenty minutes further up the coast and you will find yourself in Alcudia, which is awash with local culture and historical points of interest. There's always plenty going on here, including activities to keep all ages satisfied ' a round of paintball, anyone? Book your Ca'n Picafort package holidays with Direct Holidays ' there are amazing deals to be found!