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Living in Alcudia: one step away from paradise

Property for sale in Alcudia: one step away from paradise

Alcudia is one of the most privileged areas on the island of Mallorca. In consequence, its more than evident that its charms place it at the top of the property hunters’ list when searching for a property to buy in Mallorca. It is set between two bays, the bay of Pollensa and the bay of Alcudia in the beautiful North of Mallorca in perfect harmony with nature in the form of beaches, Mediterranean landscapes and local, traditional culture.

The Old Town of Alcudia

We will never tire of extolling the virtues of Alcudia as one of the most beautiful towns in Mallorca. Its old city walls are imposing in this otherwise small town and both the medieval and renaissance sections of the walls are exceptionally beautiful to behold.

The city gates stand on the threshold of this enchanting town and are of great architectural value as examples of medieval construction.

Once inside the gates and the city walls, one of the most outstanding monuments in this locality is the Church of Sant Jaume. It is an imposing structure, not surprising when you consider that it once formed part of the walls themselves so it looks almost like a fortress.

The rest of the town is similar to the rest of Mallorcan localities with charming narrow streets, traditional style houses and enchanting tucked away squares. You will also come face to face with larger houses with a renaissance look about them and which are connected to the nobility who were influential at one time in the town.

An idyllic environment could be yours if you buy a property in Alcudia: Alcanada Beach

Do you like quiet beaches with not too many visitors and ideal for a day with the family? If so, you won’t be disappointed with Alcanada. This is a small beach – 200 metres long and 20 metres wide – with crystal clear waters and rounded boulders. Alcanada beach is pure in its essence with no beach umbrellas, sun loungers or beach bars. All you do here is enjoy your surroundings, in peace and quiet, a far cry from the majority of the touristic hotspots on the island.

These idyllic surroundings are crowned by the lighthouse and the magical island of the same name just 150 metres away. It is a temptation to swim out to it. Can you imagine being able to do so every time you feel like it? This will be within the realms of possibility if you are living in Alcudia.

The Albufera

The Albufera in Alcudia is the most famous and important wetland in Mallorca. It occupies an extension of approximately 2.580 hectares and a perimeter of 32 kilometres and a visit to this captivating spot is essential if you are a nature lover or a bird watcher. In 1987 the Albufera was declared a Specially Protected Area for Birds and a Green Area of International Importance by the Convenio de Ramsar.

What will you see in this place? Many different types of trees such as elms, tamarinds and poplars and as you would expect in a wetland, reeds wherever you look.

If you like wild life, you will really enjoy the Albufera. There are 230 species of birds such as coots, mallards, bitterns, swans, ducks, herons and even flamingos!

It won’t cost you anything to visit the Albufera although you have to register as a visitor. You can walk or cycle along the different itineraries immersed in the beautiful surroundings and there are route guides available to make it easier for you. Furthermore, there are four bird watching lookout points where you can rent binoculars. Who could ask for more? There is only one thing missing: a property in Alcudia so that you can enjoy the Albufera as often as you want.

Properties for sale in Alcudia: RE/MAX Calm, your Real Estate Agency in Mallorca, can help you

Have you fallen in love with Alcudia? There are many people who have decided to establish their residence in this idyllic region of Mallorca in order to have all this beauty at their fingertips every single day. If you are thinking of doing the same, RE/MAX Calm offer you an extensive catalogue where you can find a property for sale in Alcudia.

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