The southwest beach resort of Magaluf is best known for its buzzing party scene and spectacular live events and boasts one of the island’s most beautiful white sand beaches – Playa de Magaluf. It has over fifty bars, five nightclubs and is the location of the luxury Nikki beach club. While it’s most popular with young British and Irish holidaymakers, there’s plenty more to do here than drink cocktails from dawn to dusk. Magaluf has theme parks, water parks, live shows, golf courses, great restaurants and a beautiful seaside.
Magaluf is the essential place for many parties. Live music, several major tourist attractions and a large beach make this a popular spot on the island. […] Magaluf
1. Spend the day at Nikki Beach
A day at the famous beach club will give your holiday a luxurious twist. The Nikki brand is famous for its colourful international cuisine and themed signature parties. Lounge on plush Balinese beds beside the pool, have a beauty treatment or take a dip in the sea sparkling at your feet. Relaxing in style is obligatory during the day and in the evening a glittery programme of live shows will keep you entertained.
2. Eat alfresco at a Magaluf Restaurant
From juicy burgers at The Good Burger to Woks at Udon or succulent grilled meat at Tast; Plaza Momentum has some great lunch and dinner options. The square is also the location of Magaluf’s colourful Urban food court where you’ll find classic Spanish tapas and traditional Vermút. Magaluf’s beach clubs and hidden gems offer further charming terraces perfect for open air dining.
Open your mind to the culinary possibilities at the beach resort of Magaluf where sea views and fusion cuisine can make for a memorable meal. […] Magaluf Restaurants
3. Attend Mallorca Live
It’s the largest music festival on the island and brings some of the best international musicians to the stage. Artists play everything from rock through to electronic. There’s also performance artists, games and food trucks. Mallorca Live is held every May in Magaluf attracting thousands of visitors looking for some early summer vibes.
May 2020 will see the largest music event in the Balearic Islands happening in Magaluf, promising a fantastic line up alongside art, food and fashion. […] Mallorca LIVE! Festival
Sizzling summer nights of live music, glittering shows and dancing until dawn is what draws the crowds to the popular beach resort of Magaluf. […] Magaluf Events
4.Watch the Pirates Adventure
Enjoy a night of acrobatics, dancing, music and a real buccaneer’s feast. The Pirates Adventure is one of Mallorca’s top shows and has been running for over 30 years in Magaluf. Pirates Adventure is suitable for all the family, while Pirates Reloaded is an electric adults-only show. Over three million visitors have already seen the show and it enjoys a fantastic reputation.
Pirates has amazed over 3 million customers during the last 30 years with world class acrobatics, thrilling gymnastics and breathtaking dancing. […] Pirates Adventure Show
5. Have fun at Katmandu Park
There’s fun for all the family at this small theme park. A water slide, rollercoaster, soft play area, expedition mini golf and interactive 4D games are among its attractions. There are also live shows to keep the little ones smiling and an onsite café to keep everyone fuelled.
Enter a bizarre new world by visiting Mallorca’s only themed park: House of Katmandu. Tons of fun expect you in the Katmandu Park located in Magaulf! […] Katmandu Park
6. Relax on the beach
Magaluf is privilege to a wonderful long sandy beach which overlooks the small islet known as Illa de Sa Porrassa. It stretches over 1,600 metres long and has all the facilities for a relaxing day at the beach including umbrella and sunbed hire, wheelchair access and showers. Alongside the beach are dozens of bars and beach clubs serving cocktails and international cuisine. For a more ‘off the beaten track’ beach experience head to Cala Falco close by, a sheltered cove with a cool chiringuito serving delicious food and cocktails.
Magaluf’s long sandy beach transmits a party vibe in summer with its beach clubs and watersport entertainment. […] Playa de Magaluf
7. Charter a boat
Sail away for the day on a hired yacht or motorboat. Tour operators can tailor a trip to suit all sizes of groups and can provide your favourite drinks, a picnic and even equipment for rod-fishing. Enjoy views of Palma’s historic skyline and striking natural cliffs as you explore the coast from your exclusive vessel in the deep blue sea.
8. Go Clubbing
Magaluf is a favourite holiday destination of young British visitors who love to party. There’s a real buzz in the air as evening draws in with bars promoting happy hour and nightclubs featuring resident and international DJs. It won’t be difficult to find the party, you’ll hear it pulsing along Punta Ballena, more commonly known as The Strip. Among the nightclubs are Tokio Joes, Boomerang, Bananas Club and Carwash. The BCM will also soon reopen fully refurbished.
Twinkling terraces, ocean views, creative cocktails and top DJs conspire to make your night fabulous at these Magaluf bars. […] 5 Top Bars in Magaluf
9. Make a splash at a water park
Western Water Park is in walking distance of Magaluf’s beach. The park, which is separated into Western Land, Indian Town and El Paso, has attractions for all the family. If you want an adrenaline rush, queue for a ride at The Beast. It’s the 11th highest slide in the world.
Vertiginous drops, sharp curves, splashtastic waterfalls and playful water fountains; Western Water Park has attractions to suit everyone. […] Western Water Park Magaluf
10. Go Karting
The tracks at Karting Magaluf welcome children as young as three, teenagers and adults. There’s a wide range of karts for hire and plenty of ways to enjoy them. They can arrange custom events, group races and one-day training sessions. Experience formula 1 sensations in a Pro-Kart or watch the sheer excitement on the face of your little one in a Mini Kart.
Speed up this holiday with a fast-paced ride around one of the many go-karting tracks on the island. Find out what’s on offer. […] Go-Karting
11. Eat at Tan a Gustito
This intimate restaurant conjures up some of the tastiest dishes in Magaluf and indeed the southwest of the island. It is set away from the sea front, but what it lacks in sea views it makes up in flavour. All the food is made with fresh local ingredients and the menu reveals an Italian, Mallorcan and Latin American influence. Its dining salon has a vintage feel and its outside terrace is charming.
12. Play Zorb football
Set serious sports aside on your holiday and instead embrace hilarious bubble football. It’s perfect for groups looking to have a laugh together. It involves being encased in an inflatable zorb which, as you can imagine, challenges even the best soccer players. There are a number of tour operators who will arrange the equipment and pitch hire for you.
13. Lunch at Zhero Boathouse
Across from the beach, you’ll find this chic beach club with a real Mediterranean vibe. Wood decking, boho décor and a shimmering pool combine to create an atmosphere which invites you to sit back and relax. They have an extensive wine and champagne list, cocktails, and delicious international cuisine. DJs play chill-out music in the day and liven things up late into the evening.
Zhero Boathouse in Magaluf offers a trendy up-market dining experience paired with a cool beach-club vibe. […] Zhero Boathouse
14. Play Golf
Take a break from the sea to enjoy some time on the green. There are a number of excellent golf courses in the southwest. The nearest is the T-Golf and Country Club less than 3 km away. It’s an 18-hole course which offers players beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Real Golf Bendinat or Golf de Andratx in Camp de Mar are alternative challenging courses less than 10 km away.
T-Golf & Country is a high quality 18-hole course which will appeal to players wishing to be immersed in beautiful natural landscape. […] T-Golf and Country Club Mallorca
15. Feel the Miami vibe at Meliá South Beach
Indulge yourself on the stylish terraces of Meliá South Beach Hotel. Stunning sea views provide the perfect backdrop to a meal of fresh Mediterranean cuisine. Extend the evening with one of their signature cocktails as you watch the sunset. Better still, stay the night and make full use of their minimalist rooms, numerous pools, spacious sundeck and spa facilities.
The Miami season opening party at ME Mallorca kicked off summer in sophisticated style, with hundreds partying through the night. […] Miami party heat at ME Mallorca
16. Go Shopping
In addition to pharmacies, newsagents and large supermarkets, Magaluf also has some high street shops in Plaza Momentum. These include the lingerie store Women’Secret, gift store Ale-Hop, and clothing brands Mango and Springfield. You’ll also find the Nordic furniture and homeware shop, Jysk. Unsurprisingly there are also plenty of beachwear and souvenir stores.
Mallorca Fashion Outlets is located a 22-minute drive away and has over 50 stores dedicated to high street and designer brands. For luxury brands head to Port Adriano or Puerto Portals. For considerably more offer, catch the 104 bus into Palma.
The beach resort of Magaluf has two main shopping centres called Momentum Plaza and Centro La Vila. Close to the beach promenade along Playa de […] 21 must-do’s in Magaluf […] 21 must-do’s in Magaluf
17. Go Cycling
A fantastic cycling and pedestrian lane connects a number of neighbourhoods, ports and small bays in Calviá and makes exploring hassle-free. Cycle beside fields of sheep and horses on your journey towards Son Ferrer, Port Adriano and Santa Ponsa in the west. To the east you’ll pass through Puerto Portals, Bendinat and Cas Catalá.
18. Try out a watersport
Feel a deeper sense of connection with the sea as you head off on a paddle board. Not only is it excellent exercise it’s also a great way of catching some rays. Individuals and groups can hire boards at nearby Palmanova. For something speeder, hire a seabob, waterbike or fliteboard at Nauti Parts in Port Adriano. You can always book a session with an instructor to guide you through those first wobbly moments!
19. Visit Camp de Mar
Discover the charming seaside town of Camp de Mar situated 15 km west of Magaluf. The bay is framed by pine-covered cliffs and there’s even a restaurant set on a rock in the sea. It’s called La Illeta and is connected from the beach by wooden bridge. The sophisticated resort is home to some wonderful independent boutiques and some top restaurants including Flor de Sal, La Tulipe and Campino.
Head to one of Camp de Mar’s excellent restaurants for Canarian tapas, authentic Italian or a freshly cooked paella surrounded by the sea. […] Camp de Mar Restaurants
20. Go on a Party Boat
It’s a very popular activity for young, energetic, party-loving holidaymakers. It involves plenty of drinks, games, swim stops and DJs playing some of the best-loved cheesy anthems. The Party Boats set sail during April to September from 14.30 to 17.30. There are even VIP tickets available for those who want to add some glitz to their booze cruise.
21. Visit Palma
The capital of Mallorca is packed full of boutiques, top restaurants, art galleries, atmospheric squares and emblematic sites. It is an undeniably beautiful and typically Mediterranean city which hosts weekly cultural events and authentic local festivities. Best of all it’s only an hour’s bus ride from Magaluf or twenty minutes by car.
As you can see there’s no shortage of entertainment in Magaluf. It’s also in a great location to explore the scenic southwest. Check out our list of best restaurants in the area and get a taste of a holiday in this fun-loving beach resort.