Located in the spellbinding Alcudia Bay on Mallorca’s north coast, Ca’n Picafort is a beautiful holiday resort town in Spain. From a small fishing village, it has remarkably expanded to a bustling, family-friendly resort town over the years. Vacationing in this mesmerizing tourist hotspot gifts you a wonderful opportunity to explore its enchanting surroundings. Whether you wish to capture immensely beautiful landscapes, enjoy the thrill of a horseback riding adventure, explore nature trails, or spot charming birds in the wetlands, Ca’n Picafort has it all.
Gorgeous, shallow beaches adorned by soft sand greet you for a fun-filled beach excursion and to enjoy various water sports. Shopaholics can have a great time visiting weekly street markets here. If you are a history buff, interesting archaeological sites are for you to explore. So, if you are planning a sabbatical in Ca’n Picafort, learning some exciting activities to enjoy will ensure you have a memorable excursion. Keep reading to find a list of the best things to do in Ca’n Picafort, Spain.
1. Explore the ruins of Nekropole von Son Real
Are you a history buff touring Ca’n Picafort? If yes, make sure you visit Nekropole von Son Real, a historic landmark on this exquisite destination in Spain. Learn about the interesting history of enchanting Ca’n Picafort. Stroll along the shore before you arrive at this ancient cemetery which sits by the sea. Nekropole von Son Real is home to around 110 tombs and one of the most significant funeral sites in Majorca. You can view here graves which date back to the seventh century. Around 300 bodies were discovered here during the excavation in the 1950s. Capture pictures of this unique ancient burial site in your camera.
Nekropole von Son Real
Address: kleinen Landzunge Punta des Fenicis, am Strand von Son Baulo, Ca'n Picafort, Majorca, Spain
Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)
Longing to experience the adventure of jumping from a height into the sea safely when holidaying in Ca’n Picafort? Go for thrilling cliff jumping during your excursion in this town in Mallorca. Jump off the island’s cliff into azure seawaters. A qualified instructor will guide you to enjoy this adrenalin-filled activity properly. Learn various safety aspects of this activity from a professional guide and have an enjoyable experience to cherish for a lifetime.
Mallorca: 4-Hour Cliff Jumping Adventure
Duration: 4 hour
3. Go bird-watching in S'Albufera Natural Park of Mallorca
If you are an ardent birder, do not miss visiting S'Albufera Natural Park of Mallorca when vacationing in Ca’n Picafort, Spain. It is the biggest and crucial wetland with a sprawling 1646.48 hectares (4068.54 acres) area in the Balearic Islands. Several different species of birds flock to this incredible wildlife preserve making it a fascinating place for bird watching. This preserve’s habitats are ponds and pools, wet grazing meadows, green avenues of bushes and trees, and reed banks. Birds arrive here to nest during the favorable time of the year. In September, you can spot kingfishers, eagles, and osprey. So, plan a picnic at this natural attraction and have a great time spotting birds.
S'Albufera Natural Park of Mallorca
Address: Llista de Correus, 07458 Ca'n Picafort, Majorca, Spain
Website: S'Albufera Natural Park of Mallorcan
Opening hours: From 1st Apr - 30th Sep: 9am - 6pm (daily); 1st Oct - 31st Mar: 9am - 5pm (daily)
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4. Book a buggy tour with Buggy4Fun
Are you excited to explore Ca’n Picafort by riding a buggy? If you nodded along positively, go for an enjoyable buggy-tour with Buggy4Fun. Discover this amazing island of Mallorca in an entirely new way by opting for a guided buggy-tour. No matter at what time of the year you are traveling to Ca’n Picafort, you can book a guided buggy tour to explore this destination in Spain. It serves as the best alternative to escape the crowded bus tours. Gaze at the enchanting landscape of this beautiful town very closely.
Address: Passeig Colón, 155, 07458 Can Picafort, Illes Balears, Spain
Opening hours: 10am - 9pm (daily)
Price: 77.56 USD per person
5. Appreciate the sculptures of Club Nautic Ca'n Picafort
Pay a visit to amazing Club Nautic Ca’n Picafort, a pleasant yacht club at the marina here. It offers a complete range of services which include electricity and water. You can find here medium-sized boats and nautical services. Take time out to go for boat trips which can let you enjoy fishing or sightseeing as you please. Besides these, you get to view eye-catching sculptures all around the marina. Capture the photos of these interesting sculptures and relax on the well-maintained bench seats under a pleasant, shady tree.
Club Nautic Ca'n Picafort
Address: Plaça d'en Jaume Mandilego i Buchens, 11, 07458 Can Picafort, Islas Baleares, Spain
Website: Club Nautic Ca'n Picafort
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 3:30pm; Sat: 9:30am - 1:30pm (closed on Sun)
6. Have fun at Karting Can Picafort
Are you longing to enjoy the fun of go-karting when holidaying in Ca’n Picafort? If yes, ‘Karting Can Picafort’ promises you to enjoy the thrill of go-karting during your sabbatical in this Spanish retreat. You can practice this adventurous activity and have an opportunity to explore the Go-Kart competition circuit. It also offers wonderful karts for children to ride. Whether you are a beginner at karting, a family with kids, or a professional, you will find a suitable kart for you to drive on the tracks here.
Karting Can Picafort
Address: Carretera Alcudia-Arta s/n pol. ind. can picafort apto correos nº4, 07458 Can Picafort, Balearic Islands, Spain
Website: Karting Can Picafort
Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)
Price: 22.48 USD
7. Sunbathe at Beach of Ca'n Picafort
Located 10 kilometers (6.21 miles) from Alcudia in the north of charming Mallorca, the Beach of Ca’n Picafort is a lovely destination to unwind. This sprawling beautiful beach is graced by soft white sand and azure waters. You can find here plenty of sun loungers. It’s a family-friendly coast full of amenities to spend a pleasant time. Make sure you enjoy sunbathing at this gorgeous beach during your excursion in Ca’n Picafort. Rejuvenate yourself under the sun at this mesmerizing shore.
Playa de Ca’n Picafort
Address: Passeig Enginyer Antoni Garau, Ca'n Picafort, Majorca, Spain
Opening hours: 10am - 5pm (daily)
Price: 12.93 USD for 2 beds and a parasol
8. Enjoy a refreshment at Crazy Horse
Plan to visit Crazy Horse, a food establishment hosted by Paco and his wife, in Ca’n Picafort. Order your choice of refreshments such as toasts, burgers, and other snacks, while you relax here. Interact with the locals you may come across at this place and learn more about this town and the lifestyle of the locals. Have a pleasant time.
Address: Carrer Olivo, 1, 07458 Can Picafort, Illes Balears, Spain
Opening hours: 9am - 12.59am (daily)
9. Visit the Sculptures at Sea
If you are an art lover, make sure you visit the Sculptures at Sea when you are vacationing in Ca’n Picafort. You will find here four sculptural groups of ‘Goddesses’ set up by the artist Joan Bennassar on the shores. These praiseworthy structures are a part of a wider cultural program. No doubt, the shore of the sea here has turned a new cultural hotspot for the art lovers and you may admire the art. If you wish to swim around the sculptures, go to Son Baulo Beach.
Sculptures at Sea
Address: Carrer Enginyer Felicia Fuster, 07458 Ca'n Picafort, Majorca, Spain
Opening hours: 12am - 11.59pm (daily)
10. Treat yourself to Spanish delicacies at Aquarium Restaurant
Are you craving to relish Spanish cuisines while touring through Ca’n Picafort? Then, take time out of your busy schedule to visit the Aquarium Restaurant, an amazing Spanish restaurant here. Please your taste buds with savory flavors of the Spanish delicacies which are served here. Order your favorite snacks and you are sure to appreciate their taste. Staff at the restaurant is friendly and greets you to have your meals. Music played here will soothe your mind. You are sure to have a pleasant time and long to visit it again during your vacation at Ca'n Picafort.
Address: Passeig Colón, 161, 07458 Can Picafort, Illes Balears, Spain
Website: Aquarium Restaurant
Opening hours: Wed - Mon: 12pm - 11pm (closed on Tue)
11. Set sail on a scenic tour with Royal Charters Majorca
If you are longing to explore this enchanting destination by sailing a boat during your excursion in Ca’n Picafort, go for a spectacular tour with Royal Charters Majorca. Enjoy watching the panoramic views of the sea and feel the breeze as it touches your face while sailing on the water. Have a great time fishing and catching the best specimens in the magical waters. Rest in the cabin of the fishing yacht after an exciting day exploring the water. Also, you can sail at a thrilling speed to any part of fascinating Mallorca by a motorboat. Gaze at exquisite coves which you will spot while sailing.
Royal Charters Majorca
Address: Passeig Colón, 107, 07458 Can Picafort, Balearic Islands, Spain
Website: Royal Charters Majorca
Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)
Price: 112.41 USD per person
12. Delve into local history at Museum of Son Real
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Are you a history buff keen on learning about the history related to Ca’n Picafort during your sabbatical here? If yes, make it a point to visit the Museum of Son Real, which you can find in the mid of the arch of the Bay of Alcudia. It is one of the important archaeological attractions in the Balearic Islands. In addition to the archaeological significance, Son Real is closely related to the rural aspects of Mallorca. You will find a rustic estate comprising structures from different periods. They stand as a testimony of the past when the economic activity revolved around the livestock and agricultural production.
Museum of Son Real
Address: Diseminado Son Real, 124, 07459 Santa Margalida, Illes Balears, Spain
Website: Museum of Son Real
Opening hours: 9am - 4pm (daily)
Price: 3.37 USD
13. Shop your heart out at Mercadona Supermarket
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Are you a shopaholic vacationing in Ca’n Picafort and keen on shopping for various items and products? If you nodded along gladly, plan to visit Mercadona Supermarket here. Buy your choice of food items, grocery, and other things which you will need in your daily life when holidaying in Ca’n Picafort. You will find several shops selling a variety of goods, such as books, flowers, photo frames, furniture, sports goods, bakery products, gifts, clothes, and many other kinds of stuffs. Shop till you drop at this amazing supermarket in this fascinating place.
Address: Ctra. Artà-Alcúdia, s/n, 07450 Can Picafort, Illes Balears, Spain
Website: Mercadona Supermarket
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 9am - 10pm (closed on Sun)
Price: Depends on your purchase
Ca’n Picafort: a spellbinding destination
Ca’n Picafort is a spellbinding destination to explore. Attractions and outstanding activities to enjoy here make your excursion memorable for a lifetime. So, if you are planning to visit it during your upcoming holidays, make sure you enjoy all these exciting things to do in Ca’n Picafort, Spain.
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