Playa de Muro Introduction
Playa de Muro is a modern resort in Alcudia Bay on the north coast of Majorca, between the resorts of Alcudia and C’an Picafort. It is a fairly new resort built around a small village and close to the wetlands of S’Albufera. Playa de Muro is a quiet resort with a long stretch of white sandy beach offering a range of water sports. It has a smattering of shops as well as a Saturday morning market. Restaurants serve a wide variety of food and cater for most tastes.
Why Go To Playa de Muro
A Playa de Munro holiday offers relaxation in four and five star accommodation, a wonderful beach with warm, safe, shallow water and a variety of water sports, in a pretty area in Alcudia Bay. Nightlife is low-key, but those who wish can take a taxi to neighbouring, livelier resorts.
Who Is Playa de Muro Popular With
Playa de Muro appeals to those looking for a more upmarket holiday with its range of excellent hotels. It is particularly popular with families who find the beach perfect for sandcastles and children bathing. Couples of all ages enjoy the tranquillity of the resort. The wetlands of S’Albufera, a conservation area, are a birdwatcher’s paradise as it is a nesting site for over two hundred species of birds.
When To Go To Playa de Muro
The Playa de Muro season lasts from April until October with temperatures rising to the eighties during the summer months.
Playa de Muro - The Place
Playa de Muro is an attractive resort offering first class accommodation. Its beach is one of its main assets being long and sandy, and gently sloping into the shallow waters of the bay. The five kilometre beach is backed by pine trees and low hills and offers a wide variety of water sports.
Playa de Muro has shops, bars and restaurants providing a range of goods and refreshments and there is also a weekly market.
There are pleasant walks along to the S’Albufera Park. This is a protected area and the nesting ground for millions of birds. Hides throughout the park enable you to watch the birds at close quarters.
Playa de Muro has a giant wooden maze that will keep all ages entertained for hours. The opportunity exists, for the stout hearted, to explore the maze in the dark. This is not recommended for young children or scaredy cats.
Golfers have a choice of courses including Aucanada, Golf Pollensa and Pula Golf, all of which have good facilities.
The neighbouring resort of Alcudia has an old gated town dating from the thirteen hundreds. Lying a couple of miles inland it is certainly worth visiting. The resort of Alcudia has an excellent water park with exciting flumes and slides. It also has three mini-golf courses.
Playa de Muro Nightlife
Playa de Muro nightlife can best be described as low-key with much of the evening entertainment being hotel based. Although there are bars and restaurants providing pleasant venues, Playa de Muro is not a place that parties until the early hours of the morning.
There are a number of shops in Playa de Muro providing holiday essentials as well as the usual beach and gift and souvenir shops. On Saturdays there is a small market selling local produce as well as crafts. It is a good place to barter for your holiday mementoes in the hope of getting a bargain. Leather goods, embroidered linens ceramics and jewellery are all good value.
Playa de Muro Eating
There are a variety of restaurants in Playa de Muro serving international as well as traditional cuisine. Fish features prominently on menus and is noted for its quality and freshness. Tapas are a good way to sample local food as a variety of dishes are served in small portions, ideal as a first course or to fill the sometimes lengthy gap between lunch and dinner.