Ca Na Antonia
House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
A beautiful traditional Majorcan house settled at just 50 meters of the main square of the old town of Alcudia. This house keeps the essence of the Majorcan style with the furniture and an historical arc. Inside you can find two bedrooms
(one bedroom has a big double bed of 180 x 200 cm; the second bedroom has two beds of 90 x 200 cm) and another room with a sofa bed where can sleep two more people. There is a hall with the sofa, fireplace, television and the dining room. From there you can find the kitchen in a pure Mallorcan style and a breakfast table.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||barcares 1.5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Son Sant Joan 55 km, Nearest railway: Sa Pobla 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Outside you can find the light of a cosy patio with a big lovely table for having special sunny breakfast and lovely nights with the BBQ. From the patio you can go upstairs and find the cosy terrace where sunbathing.
The Mallorca/Majorca region
Alcúdia, called the faithful city in Christian times, the name is Arabic and Roman footprint. A past forged between them in a privileged enclave in the north of Mallorca. Situated close to the Sierra de Tramontana, Alcúdia has his back to the farm and rural Mallorca, and bathe his feet the waters of two bays, the north of Pollença and Alcúdia east. Alcúdia is located in the middle of this area of contrasts, between the stone wall of the Serra and the sandy coves of the bay alcudiense between the north wind, sea and inland. All Mallorca near Alcúdia.
Does not detract from the historical legacy that remains today Alcúdia an unknown place and for many island residents. As surprising as for some unknown to most. It is not common to find an authentic place so located as close to the tourist and has kept the essence of Mediterranean town where everything happens at another speed, where everything is savoured and enjoyed. Alcudia, in a sense, we live today as yesterday, taken within its medieval walls (which began building in 1300). Sa Plaza is the hub of Alcudienses, place of passage, the meeting point. Around it are bars and terraces that allow us to enjoy this peaceful place and combine it with a good dish.
In either leave the square winding streets in several directions to get to a point on the wall as the gates of Xara and Sant Sebastia, and the Church of Sant Jaume, opposite which lies the city of Rome Pollentia and a little beyond the Roman theater, a "rara avis" because instead of being built, is dug into the rock.
A row of orange trees mark the route of the main streets, the Carrer del Moll and Carrer Major. In these streets and we are adjacent to small jewellery shops, shoe shops, clothing stores, bars, restaurants, among many large houses built centuries ago, small and peaceful squares. Alcúdia is one of those places where it's worth losing left its streets to discover around every corner a new charm, a new feel.
Every Tuesday and Sunday morning, speeding up the pace of the city with the market. The farmers, traders, artisans, artists fill the colour and bustle of people around, inside and outside the medieval wall.
A mere two kilometers are the Port d'Alcúdia, a small fishing port, which nowadays has become a people living on the beach. The promenade, winning several competitions in architecture and urbanism through the Port in a pleasant aroma with a breeze. On one side the sea, a layout of traditional fishing boats and modern marina Alcudiamar. On the other hand, the best fish restaurants, ice cream parlours and clothing stores.
And facing the beach, miles of fine sand that draws the semicircle of the bay of Alcúdia. It is the most popular beach, which has all sorts of services from bars to boat rental and sailing courses.
Not only is the beach. Those browsers have a lot to do beach in Alcúdia in the town since there are almost twenty: sand, rocks, accessible only by sea. Among the intimate beaches include Alcanada, or the S'Illot Coll Baix. The latter is a true marvel of nature that is only accessible by boat or after a pleasant outing among pine trees and rocks.
Precisely from the Coll Baix begin some very interesting excursions for those who love trekking and nature as it rises to Talaia Sa, a former defensive watchtower at the highest point of the municipality. From above we see two bays, the Serra, Alcúdia, the Pla de Mallorca and when the day is clear, the coast of Menorca.
But if there is somewhere to visit for nature lovers and S'Albufereta S'Albufera are two of the largest wetlands of ecological importance of the Balearic Islands, located in Alcudia and its environs, and that meet an interesting plant and animal life.
The surrounding of this villa is plenty of options, attractions, activities to do and places to visit.
LOCAL PLACES TO VISIT:
- The Roman city of Pollentia, founded in 123 BC, placed at only 1 mile.
- The Roman theater, exceptional for being carved into the stone, placed at only half mile.
- City of Alcúdia medieval, walled enclosure within which lies the village of Alcudia, place at only 1 mile.
- Fundación Yannick and Ben Jakober with an interesting collection of portraits of children. 5 miles.
- Monographic Museum of Pollentia. 1 mile.
- Museum of the Parish Church of Sant Jaume. 1 mile.
- Natural Park S'Albufera. The biggest natural park of the Balearic Island at only 3 miles.
- Natural Park S'Albufereta.
INTERESTING BEACHES IN THE SURROUNDINGS:
- Bahia de Alcudia beach, the biggest fine sandy beach of the Balearic Island is just downstairs. That's the beach and the bay that you could see and enjoy from the balcony. In this beach you will find many facilities and services (sunbeds, umbrellas, sailing school, attractions, bars, parking, restaurants, and many attractions specially recommend for the children)
- Quiet and tiny beaches such as S'Illot or Alcanada. 4 miles.
- Naturist beaches as Es Coll Baix. 5 miles.
- Windy beaches for practising sports such windsurfing or kite-surfing as Can Cap de Bou in the Pollensa bay. 2 miles.
ACTIVITIES AND SPORTS:
- Walk along the protected areas of Ermita de la Victoria, and Penya S'Atalaia des Migdia (highly recommended)
- Excursion to the Caves of Menorca (underground caves unexplored)
- Hidropark water park (slides, wave pool, miniature golf, ... TENs)
- Costa Cruises to sail north. There are boat trips (cruises Brisas)
- Alcanada Golf Course, 18 holes opened in 2004
- Hang-gliding and paragliding from Puig de Sant Martí (mountains where thermal currents allow the practice of these sports)
- Marinas and Donaire of Alcudiamar.
- Cycling (starting point to climb the Serra de Tramuntana, Alcúdia has areas with bike lane)
- Municipal sports facilities (soccer field artificial turf, covered pavilion with terraces, swimming pool deck building, gym).
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26 Aug 2013
"Stay at Ca Na Antonia - You won't regret it !"
Ca Na Antonia is the bottom apartment of an old Alcudian town house. It literally is central to old town Alcudia - walk around the corner and you have Bar Llabres which then expands to the hustle and bustle of Alcudias restaurants, bars and shops. Alcudia seems a very safe environment, and all the neighbours offer up a friendly hola and a smile - you really feel like local.
No swimming pool ? - no problem - the beach is a mile in either direction (suggest you take the car if you have one, but an easy walk). Puerto Alcudia to the South is much more of resort type town - but this has an excellent water park which will appeal to young children or teenagers (or even middle aged parents ;-) ). Not much night life for young people (night clubs), but I assume the port has facilities of this type.
Apartment wise - it has all the facilities you need (watch out - the sun terrace gets very hot), and although close to the town centre, you can't hear much at all. Being the bottom floor means that it stays reasonably cool (no air conditioning). Draw the curtains and shutters during the day to keep the apartment cooler. TV, DVD, Washing machine (a must if you are flying with Ryanair and there baggage limits), microwave, BBQ.
There is a nearby convenience store (in old town) or a full on supermarket just outside the town wall. If you fancy a Lidl - then a trip to the port of Alcudia is necessary.
Nearby attractions - well get yourself a tourist guide before you go and you decide - but there's loads to see and do - we found the car helped which we hired from the airport (watch out for extra insurance and full tank of fuel piled on by the hire company). But got to say the Cove de Campanet (caves at Campanet) were tremendous and a welcome break from the heat of the sun - probably not as commercial as the caves of Drac - this at Junction 37 of the Motorway (if I remember rightly - just follow signs. Pollenca is worth a visit as well - climb those steps !!!
All in all a fab week.
22 Aug 2012
"Genuine Spanish experience"
We arrived in the picturesque town and made our way through narrow pedestrian street to a typical Spanish ground floor apartment. Tolo, the owner, is very helpful. The neighbours were friendly. We loved it, but be aware there is no air conditioning, so all windows and doors are open to catch the breeze, which means you hear other families chatter and music as well as smell their cooking. At night then we closed windows against mosquitoes (not as bad here as Puerto Alcudia) and the used the fans.
Alcudia for us was prettier than Pollensa, plus you can walk to beach but if its too much the taxi is as cheap as the bus for 4 people. We found a couple of lovely little coves by walking around.
The food was great, lots of tapas, pizzas, and pasta but also some great local specialties. Bar Llabres is just round the corner with WiFi. The family favourite was L'Arca.
We took bus to Porto Christo to see fantastic caves, and visit the lovely beach. It would have been cheaper to hire a car, just make sure you go. Palma also worth a trip. If you are feeling brave hire a car to see the lighthouse at Formentor. The road includes switchback bends which have other cars coming in the middle of the road as well as edges with dizzying drops down to the sea. Great views make it worth it.
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