One of the world´s wildest resorts, Magalluf attracts over 1 million sun seekers and fun seekers to its shores each year. Whatever floats your boat, you will find it in Magalluf, Majorca.
Sun, sea, sand and San Miguel are just some of the attractions of Magalluf, and you can cram in as many pub-crawls, clubbing sessions and beach parties as your heart desires. The clubs stay open as long as you stay awake, and the world-famous BCM Club, The 5 MCP Clubs and The Office Club all on your doorstep. If you like to party hard, forget Ibiza, and book a wild week or two in Magalluf.
On this page you will find some useful tips, information and advice about places to go and things to do in Magalluf and Majorca.
Information about Magalluf Majorca
Although Europe has opened up in the past few years, and new tourist resorts are becoming more popular, Magalluf is still the number one holiday hotspot for British package tour holidaymakers. Magalluf is the perfect resort for young single people who want to party all night and make the most of cheap booze, sandy beaches, hot weather, cracking clubs and holiday flings.
Over 1 million holidaymakers flock to Magalluf and Majorca every year, and there is a lot more to this fabulous island than party nights and clubbing.
A wide range of activities and great weather all year attracts families and older visitors to Magalluf and Majorca during the quieter months.
Where is Magalluf Majorca?
Magalluf, or Magaluf to use the correct Spanish spelling, is a small but lively tourist resort, situated on the south west coast of Majorca.
Located in the fabulous Palma Bay area, Magalluf is one of the islands busiest tourist towns.
Situated just 17km from Palma de Mallorca, the beautiful capital of the island, Magalluf is just a 25 minute drive from the airport, and within easy reach of Palmanova, Cala Mayor and Santa Ponsa.
Weather in Magalluf Mallorca
With over 300 average days of sunshine a year in Magaluf, Majorca is the perfect beach holiday destination. Temperatures in July and August often hit 30 – 35°C, so if you are from the cooler climes of northern Europe, use plenty of suntan lotion, and don´t fall asleep on the beach.
As the saying goes: ´Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the mid-day sun´, so try not to burn yourself to a crisp before the sun sets.
Most bars, clubs and hotels in Magalluf are geared up to deal with the heat and most are air-conditioned. Majorca boasts mild temperatures all year round, although the nights can be cold in winter, and most rain usually falls in March, April and November.
The winters in Mallorca can also bring snow…….this year 2012 on the 4th of February in Magalluf and Palmanova everything was covered with a good 10 centimeters of snow!
Great fun for the locals and the few tourist as the last snow fall was seen many years ago.
Magalluf Beach Majorca
Stretching over 1600 meters from the Antillas Hotel to the Torrenova headland, Magalluf Beach is one of the best in Majorca. Often the recipient of the Blue Flag award for cleanliness, white sand and crystal clear water make Magalluf Beach the perfect place to sunbathe, swim and top up your tan. A wide promenade also stretches the length of Magalluf Beach, and is lined with bars, pavement cafés, gift shops, restaurants and hotels.
Take a trip by pedalo to the nearby Lizard Island, Isla de Sa Porrasa, which can be easily seen from Magalluf Beach. It is possible to swim over to the island but be warned, it appears closer than it is. Water sports facilities and activities on Magalluf Beach include scuba-diving, jet-skiing, banana boat rides, parascending, snorkeling and kite surfing.
If you prefer to chill out on the beach, there is plenty of space to relax on a sun bed and soak up the rays. The beach normally gets busy around mid-day when the clubbers roll out of bed and hit the sand.
If you like to party all night and sleep half the day, Magalluf is the perfect holiday destination for you.
Most of the bars, restaurants and clubs are situated around one street, which is called the Punta Ballena Strip. Clubbers and holidaymakers often try to start at the bottom of the strip and work their way up to the top, with some hilarious results.
Over 100 bars in Magalluf cater for every possible taste in music, and whatever you are into, you will find it here. Resident English DJs keep clubbers on their feet with commercial dance and party music, and a visit to Magalluf would not be complete without the drinking games.
You can find more detailed information about bars in Magalluf, in our guide to Bars in Magalluf.
Drink prices are cheap, because of the competition between bar owners, and you can find plenty of bars offering happy hour prices and two for one deals earlier in the evening.
What Magalluf lacks in quantity it makes up for in quality, and every club in town boasts a fantastic atmosphere and incredible sounds.
Some of the biggest DJs in the world have performed at BCM Magalluf and the non-stop partying carries on until the small hours. The 5 MCP Clubs and The Office Club can be found on the main Magalluf Strip even though they are not as large as BCM they do know how to throw a party, so dont miss out on any of them while here!.
For more information about the clubs in Magalluf, see our guide to Clubs in Magalluf.
Other Activities in Magaluf
If clubbing isn´t for you, hire a car and explore the rocky coves around the coastline of Majorca, or take a trip to the capital, Palma, where you will find a host of things to see and do.
Great family fun days out include: Western Water Park, Pirates Adventure Show, Come Fly With Me Broad way Show or visit the upside down house Katmandu.
If you are looking for a bit more adult fun, visit the Casino now relocated to Porto Pi shopping center in Palma.