Magaluf lies on the southwest of Majorca on the western side of Palma Bay. It is one of the most popular holiday destinations for young British holiday makers looking for a hot beach by day and blistering entertainment by night.
Why go to Magaluf
Magaluf caters for the eighteen to thirty age group and is a popular destination for ‘stag’ and ‘hen’ holidays. Guaranteed summer sunshine, clean white sand and warm blue water draw many visitors from the cool shores of Britain. As well as the many water sporting facilities there are two water parks. There are numerous bars and restaurants, many geared to the British holidaymaker with a less adventurous palate. Magaluf is famous for its nightlife which begins as the sun sets and ends when the sun rises.
Who Is Magaluf Popular With
Magaluf is very popular with young adults looking for sun, sand, sporting activities and a vibrant nightlife. Families also enjoy the white sandy beach and warm safe bathing.
When To Go To Magaluf
Magaluf's season lasts from the end of April until late October with temperatures ranging from the twenties to the mid thirties.
Magaluf - The Place
Magaluf lies on the south-west coast of Majorca within easy reach of the airport. It is known as the party capital of Majorca. and, with over one hundred bars, it certainly deserves its reputation. The mile long beach of fine white sand leading into warm shallow water is perfect for families. Those seeking water sporting opportunities will not be disappointed as the choice is wide ranging and includes jet skiing, kite surfing, sailing, snorkelling and trips in glass bottomed boats. There are numerous beach bars and small restaurants along the sea front as well as many of the well known fast food outlets. Refreshments are never far away. There are two large water parks in the area and some of the attractions, in particular the ‘tornado’, are not for the faint-hearted. Other activities include golf, tennis, crazy golf and go-karting. When darkness falls Magaluf becomes a bright, brash noisy place where dancing and partying continues through the night.
Magaluf lives up to its reputation when the moon rises. The place becomes a heaving mass of revellers who, after a day on the beach, are ready to party. And Magaluf is ready for them. The bars, clubs and discos, often with top DJs, are open throughout the night. Foam and popcorn parties have become very popular. The main party area is from the town centre up to the hotel district of Torrenova and it is here that the biggest and most popular clubs are found.
Magaluf has the usual array of souvenir and craft shops. There is no weekly market in Magaluf although there is a car boot sale on Saturday mornings. The nearest market is at Andratx on Wednesdays and there is a local bus service on market day. Those who want more serious shopping could take the local bus to Palma which is only ten miles away. There you can find many top quality boutiques offering a wide range of goods.
Magaluf offers every kind type of cuisine from fast foods to traditional British and from international to traditional Majorcan recipes. An unusual experience can be had at the Pirates Dinner Adventure. Here diners are entertained by acrobats, dancers and magicians. There is an adult’s only show in the late evening.