Majorca’s seaside resort of Can Picafort lies in the Bay of Alcúdia. This resort is on the opposite side of the island from Palma on the northern coast. A good 1.5 hour drive from the airport to the south.
Can Picafort forms part of the municipal district of Santa Margalida. This part of Majorca is a popular choice for German holidaymakers. It also boasts the largest amount of archaeological sites on the island.
If you are a history buff with a penchant for strong blondé beer and bratwurst, Can Picafort is the place to head for.
Can Picafort Beaches & Harbour
This resort has a small harbour with a nautical club and several bars and restaurants. From here you can take in the splendid views while enjoying a drink or meal.
Next to the harbour, a small headland marks the start of the resorts beaches. These excellent beaches have clean sand and good facilities. The Can Picafort beaches stretch all the way to neighbouring Playa de Muro.
Here there are more bars and restaurants interspersed with hotels and holiday apartments. Playa de Muro beach is one of the longest beaches in Majorca with a length of around 3 km.
Can Picafort, Alcúdia and Playa del Muro form one of the longest stretches of beach on the island.
Nightlife in Can Picafort
The resort’s nightlife revolves around the bars along the beach and in the resort’s centre. There are more entertainment venues found within Can Picafort’s larger hotels.
Those wishing to party into the small hours can choose from Skau Nightclub. Trotters bar (picture above), Discoteca Charly’s, and the Red Lion have karaoke nights.
Aside from beach games and the playgrounds, there a few activities for the young ones. A 20 minute drive along the coast takes you to Alcúdia. Here all the family will have fun at the exciting Hidropark. This popular park boasts many slides and water attractions.