Situated to the west of Majorca, in the heart of the Balearic Islands, holidays to Magaluf are popular for the heavenly golden beach and fantastic sunny weather on offer here. With views across the bay to the beautiful uninhabited island of Isla de sa Porrassa, Magaluf’s sandy stretch of shoreline is one of the prettiest we’ve ever come across. The Mediterranean waters here are perfect for a summer dip or a lovely long swim in the sea, and there are loads of bars, restaurants and shops to explore further inland, too. Whether you’re travelling with your partner, family or friends – or you’re off on an exciting solo adventure - there’s plenty to discover on a getaway in the Spanish sunshine to Magaluf.

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  • Why Holiday in Magaluf?

    This stunning seaside resort may be famous for party holidays, but there’s something for every kind of holidaymaker in Magaluf. Recent rejuvenation projects have transformed this Majorcan town into a place where beach holiday dreams come to life. Take a stroll or ride in a taxi around the local area and you’ll find theme parks for families, romantic spots for couples and, of course, the vibrant nightlife to keep your mates happy.

    In the surrounding area you’ll find everything you need for a great holiday, with local attractions ranging from golf courses to waterparks. Cyclists, runners and driving enthusiasts will love exploring the local landscape – just make sure you keep an eye out and a camera handy for those breathtaking sea views. Palma, Majorca’s capital city, is just 20 minutes’ drive away, and is great for shopping opportunities and swotting up on your Spanish history. Other excursion-worthy resorts nearby include Palmanova to the north and Santa Ponsa to the west.

  • Beach Holidays in Magaluf

    Like to be beside the seaside? When it comes to beaches, the main event is Playa de Magaluf. This dreamy bay would look right at home on the shores of a Caribbean island; the soft sand and clear water here are practically tropical. The relatively calm sea in this protected part of Majorca’s coast makes it a great place to swim. The sea temperature is at its balmiest between June and September, but swimming outside this timeframe is common too. There’s even a gently shelving swimming area marked out by colourful buoys to suit everyone from confident front-crawlers to hesitant toe-dippers. Fringed with palm trees and looking out over the Mediterranean Sea towards the Isla de sa Porrassa and beyond, there’s a reason why sun seekers return to Magaluf year after year – and the beauty of this beach is a huge part of it.

    Magaluf Beach is a sandy crescent that stretches for 2km. The water is high-quality and clean, and there’s a great range of beachside facilities too. Sun loungers and parasols are available for a local fee if you fancy spending the day relaxing. These are great for soaking up the sun or cooling off in the shade with a book. You’ll find toilets and showers nearby to keep you feeling refreshed too. If living your best holiday life proves thirsty work, there are plenty of bars within metres of the beach. There are also lots of places to eat, ranging from laid-back cafes to upscale eateries. Like to add some thrills to your beach break? Try your hand at water skiing, scuba diving, jet skiing, wind surfing, stand-up paddle boarding and more – you’ll find diving and watersports centres dotted along the beach.

  • Food and Drink in Magaluf

    Majorca is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, so lots of the recipes in Magaluf use fresh, locally-sourced fish. Sea bream and monkfish are common, tasty menu staples, often served with seasonal vegetables in aromatic tomato or deliciously creamy sauces. When the weather’s as hot as it is on this island, the Spanish tradition of tapas really comes into its own. These bite-sized dishes often go down more easily than a heavy meal, especially at lunch time, and they’re great for sampling loads of different flavours. Well-known favourites like garlic mushrooms, patatas bravas and calamari are often found alongside Majorcan specialties such as lomo con col (pork wrapped in cabbage leaves) and sobrasada (spicy sausage). We recommend trying everything once!

    Fancy a teatime tipple? It’s got to be a glass of herbes de Mallorca – a fragrant liqueur made from herbs. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, then try the prettily-patterned ensaimada – a Majorcan spiral-shaped pastry that’s often filled with cream. You’ll find plenty of bars and restaurants along the promenade of Magaluf Beach. There are also places to eat, drink and be merry further in-land and in the nearby resort of Torrenova. Want to dance until the sun comes up? Head to Puenta Baena – the Magaluf Strip – for the best bars, clubs and party atmosphere in town.

    Visiting Magaluf

    Magaluf has always been known as a party town. It’s great for grabbing your mates and getting away for a week in the sunshine, it’s true, but this Majorcan beach resort is also great for family holidays and romantic breaks. Your little ones will love the rides and slides at Katmandu Park and splash to their hearts’ content at Western Water Park. There’s also Jungle Parc for your budding thrill-seekers or big kids – here you’ll find zip-lines and tree-top adventures galore.

    With a short and sweet flight time of less than three hours from the UK, the beach is definitely in reach when it comes to holidays to Magaluf – you could even steal away for some weekend sunshine when it’s that close to home! Whether you choose a short break because good things come in little packages, or opt for a longer stint in the sun because good things are also worth taking the time to enjoy, there’s no wrong way to spend your holiday to Magaluf.

  • Useful Info for Visiting Magaluf

    Get your holiday spends changed into Euros when you’re travelling to Magaluf, since the Balearic Islands are part of Spain. The official language is Spanish too, and the clocks in Magaluf are one hour ahead of UK time (GMT).

    Since 1st July 2016, the Balearic Government have charged a sustainable tourism tax on all overnight stays. This applies in Magaluf and is payable on arrival to your hotel. The tax increased on 1st January 2018 to:

    • 5-star & 4-star superior hotels: €4 per person, per day

    • 4-star & 3-star superior hotels: €3 per person, per day

    • 1-star, 2-star & 3-star hotels: €2 per person, per day

Weather in Magaluf

26°C - 29°C
Jul - Sep
Hottest Months
Jan 14°C
Feb 15°C
Mar 16°C
Apr 18°C
May 20°C
Jun 24°C
Jul 29°C
Aug 28°C
Sep 26°C
Oct 22°C
Nov 18°C
Dec 15°C

Resorts in Majorca

Alcudia Photo of Alcudia

Alcudia boasts a beautiful white sandy beach with extensive water sports.

Arta Photo of Arta

A small quaint village located in the North East of the Island.

Aucanada Photo of Aucanada

Aucanada (sometimes known as Alcanada) offers a small, quiet resort located close to Puerto Alcudia.

Banyalbufar Photo of Banyalbufar

The seaside village of Banyalbufar is located south west of the Tramuntana Mountains on the North Coast.

Bendinat Photo of Bendinat

Bendinat is a small residential suburb of Portal Nous on the south west coast of Majorca.

Bunyola Photo of Bunyola

This small inland village of Bunyola is approx 14km from the residential area's of Palma.

Ca'n Pastilla Photo of Ca'n Pastilla

Ca'n Pastilla offers all the amenities and facilities expected of a popular tourist resort.

Ca'n Picafort Photo of Ca'n Picafort

C'an Picafort is built around a good size sandy beach and is a quiet resort with a promenade and a small harbour lined with cafes and bars.

Cabo Blanco Photo of Cabo Blanco

Located on the southern coast of Mallorca, the area is enclosed by a Mediterranean pine forest giving it a tropical feel. The city centre has a good selection of restaurants, bars and shops. It's a beautiful area filled with narrow streets, giving people a chance to discover its hidden beauty.

Cala Blava Photo of Cala Blava

Small resort with a totally relaxing atmosphere.

Cala Bona Photo of Cala Bona

One of the three resorts situated along the East coast are all within an energetic walking distance of each other.

Cala d'Or Photo of Cala d'Or

A popular beach resort with a good choice of shops, bars and restaurants.

Cala Egos Photo of Cala Egos

A small beach resort sharing restaurants and bars with it's larger neighbour Cala D'Or.

Cala Mandia Photo of Cala Mandia

A small and quiet resort within the Portocristo area of Majorca.

Cala Mayor Photo of Cala Mayor

Cala Mayor provides a quiet base close to the nightlife and shops of Palma.

Cala Mesquida Photo of Cala Mesquida

Cala Mesquida is located on the North East coast of Majorca. It is a small quiet purpose built village within a natural setting of dunes and wooded hills. With wonderful long sandy beaches and cliffs overlooking the sea, perfect for a relaxing holiday.

Cala Millor Photo of Cala Millor

Cala Millor is one of the best tourist resorts in Majorca and offers visitors sports centres, restaurants, bars and discos.

Cala Mondrago Photo of Cala Mondrago

A secluded and quiet, traditional resort located 8km south of Cala d'Or.

Cala Ratjada Photo of Cala Ratjada

Cala Ratjada is an established resort that offers over 40 hotels.

Cala San Vincente Photo of Cala San Vincente

Cala San Vincente offers two golden sandy coves with a few shops, restaurants and bars.

Cala Santanyi Photo of Cala Santanyi

Cala Santanyi is located in the South West of Majorca. It is a small resort home to a small number of hotels and a beautiful sandy beach.

Cala Vinas Photo of Cala Vinas

Cala Vinas offers fine sandy beaches with a selection of shops, restaurants and bars.

Calas de Mallorca Photo of Calas de Mallorca

If you enjoy coastal walks, then be sure to explore the beautiful and rugged coast that this resort has to offer.

Camp de Mar Photo of Camp de Mar

Camp de Mar lies in the south west corner of Majorca and benefits from a short transfer from Palma's airport.

Campanet Photo of Campanet

Campanet is a residential town located at the foothills of Sierra de Tramuntana Mountain Range. It is one of the few untouched Mallorcan villages left.

Campos Photo of Campos

Campos is located in the South East of Majorca. It is primarily a residential town and is ideal for independent travellers or those looking to escape the more commercialised resorts.

Canyamel Photo of Canyamel

This charming village has a good selection of bars, restaurants and shops. Many are attracted by the beautiful sandy beaches and clear waters.

Colonia Sant Jordi Photo of Colonia Sant Jordi

Colonia Sant Jordi is located on the South East coast of Majorca. It is a small village which lays fairly unspoilt. With a residential feel to it holiday makers will enjoy the relaxing atmosphere.

Costa d'en Blanes Photo of Costa d'en Blanes

Costa D'en Blanes is a residential resort in the sought after area on a hill above the harbour of Puerto Portals.

Costa Los Pinos Photo of Costa Los Pinos

Costa de los Pinos is located at the very end of the bay of Cala Millor. It is small resort with a beach, sand dunes, a shop and a couple of restaurants.

Costitx Photo of Costitx

Costitx is a small residential village located in the heart of Majorca. The village is relatively untouched by tourism, therefore perfect for a relaxing holiday without all the hustle and bustle of the larger resorts.

Deya Photo of Deya

Deya (also Deia) is a village with a thriving community offering a combination of genuine hospitality, natural beauty and well preserved buildings.

El Arenal Photo of El Arenal

Although it is best known for having the biggest water park on Majorca, El Arenal also has for the mini golf enthusiast a 54 hole crazy golf park that has as its background a similar setting to Jurassic Park.

Es Bacares Photo of Es Bacares

Located just outside Alcudia, this small beach area is a popular spot for the locals.

Es Mal Pas Photo of Es Mal Pas

A quiet residential area located close to Alcudia and the Port of Alcudia.

Estellencs Photo of Estellencs

Estellencs is located in the West of Majorca. It lies between the Tramuntana mountain range. The village is full of stone paved, narrow pedestrianised streets with a few restaurants and a small amount of accommodation facilities.

Font de sa Cala Photo of Font de sa Cala

Font de sa Cala is located 3km from Cala Ratjada. The small bay offers a relaxing location.

Illetas Photo of Illetas

Illetas offers a small, sandy beach and a few local shops.

Inca Photo of Inca

Inca is located in the region of Es Raiguer, in the centre of the island. Inca is perfect for a relaxing holiday with great shopping facilities for leather and wine.

Lloseta Photo of Lloseta

Lloseta is located in the North of Majorca in the region of Raiguer. It is a quiet little village with not much in the way of activities.

Lluchmajor Photo of Lluchmajor

Lluchmajor is located in the South of the island 15 km from the coast. Visit the busy Sunday market whilst staying here or enjoy the view of the beautiful landscapes, coastal cliffs and the mountainous areas.

Magaluf Photo of Magaluf

Magaluf is plentiful of bars, pubs, discos, cafes, nightclubs and international and fast food restaurants. It is ideal for anyone who wants nothing more than to party until the early hours.

Montuiri Photo of Montuiri

Montuiri is located right in the middle of the island, high on a ridge surrounded by old stone windmills. Here you will discover one of Majorca's most spectacular festivals. It is an ideal resort for those wanting to explore all around.

Orient Photo of Orient

Orient is a small village in the municipality of Bunyola. It is situated in the centre of the valley. Great for relaxing or a walking holiday.

Paguera Photo of Paguera

The resort of Paguera is part of the municipal district of Calvia on the south west coast of Majorca.

Palma de Majorca Photo of Palma de Majorca

The capital city of Majorca and home to many historic sites, shops, bars, restaurants and nightclubs.

Palma Nova Photo of Palma Nova

Palma Nova neighbours the resort of Magalluf, and features many shops, bars, restaurants and nightclubs.

Playa de Muro Photo of Playa de Muro

Playa de Muro is a secluded new resort and is deemed to be more upmarket then its neighbouring resort of Alcudia.

Playa de Palma Photo of Playa de Palma

Playa de Palma is a lively resort and provides visitors with easy access to Palma.

Pollensa Photo of Pollensa

Pollensa Town is located just about 8km inland from the Port area.

Port Adriano Photo of Port Adriano

Port Adriano is situated in El Toro between Magalluf and Santa Ponsa. Once a small fishing port, now a newly built marina with an attractive setting.

Portals Nous Photo of Portals Nous

Portals Nous is an exclusive resort.

Porto Colom Photo of Porto Colom

Porto Colom is a nice quiet resort with slightly livelier resorts nearby.

Porto Cristo Photo of Porto Cristo

The resort of Porto Cristo sits quietly east of the Palma airport and retains much of it's quaint Spanish Fishing Village qualities.

Porto Petro Photo of Porto Petro

Located in the Cala D'or region, this resorts offers great swimming, local hospitality and a relaxed atmosphere.

Puerto de Andraitx Photo of Puerto de Andraitx

This resort is fast becoming an alternative winter sun break destination, offering wonderful landscapes with old charm.

Puerto de Pollensa Photo of Puerto de Pollensa

Puerto Pollensa is a well established resort offering many cafes, restaurants, bars and clubs all set around the main square, around the port and along the sandy beach.

Puerto de Soller Photo of Puerto de Soller

Puerto de Soller is an ideal resort for walkers, with its landscape of real peace and genuine beauty.

S'Illot Photo of S'Illot

S'Illot was originally a fishing village and has gradually grown into a small holiday resort.

Sa Coma Photo of Sa Coma

Sa Coma offers a lovely beach and is a popular choice with British holidaymakers.

Santa Ponsa Photo of Santa Ponsa

An active resort that has extended its beach to cope with its popularity.

Sencelles Photo of Sencelles

Sencelles is located in the centre of Majorca, in the districts of Es Pla and Raiguer. It is known for its production of fine wine, which is the driving force behind the economy of the village.

Soller Photo of Soller

Soller lies on the North West coast of Majorca, approx 3km inland from the port. Soller is famous for its orange groves and ancient olive trees.

Son Servera Photo of Son Servera

Once a small fishing village, Son Servera is located on the eastern coast of Majorca.

Valldemosa Photo of Valldemosa

Located on the north coast of the island, this area has attracted many visitors over the years.

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