Magaluf is a major holiday resort on Majorca, and holidays here have been popular with the British for some time. In fact, holidays in Magaluf are great for families, those who enjoy clubbing, and young couples as the three main beaches of Palma Nova, Magaluf and Mallorca beach are all resorts that are packed with fun things to do and try, and offer visitors the chance to relax on the sunny, sand filled beaches as well as trying out some of the many water sports on offer here.
Because Magaluf has so many different things on offer, holidays here are suited both to family life, and also those who want to dance in trendy nightclubs and enjoy the famous DJ’s that are part of the club scene here.
As well as its signature beaches and well known night life, Magaluf is a resort that is also famed for Aqualand and the Western Park Crazy Wet West. These two water parks are well known for their thrilling water rides and speed tubes as well as Jacuzzis and horse riding shows.
Another attraction here is the beautiful cove of Portals Vells. This sandy cove is surrounded by cliffs and is near the southwest tip of Palma Bay. It is quite a secluded spot which has to be reached by a dirt track leading past Poniente golf course, and is unspoilt with wonderful white sand and a cave where legend says the image of a virgin was discovered. This image is now in the Oratory of Portals Nous. The beach has an excellent restaurant serving superb seafood dishes.
Shopping in Magaluf is a relaxed affair, supermarkets and souvenir shops stay open till mid evening so you can stay on the beach all day and then shop in the cooler evening. Many of the small towns nearby have traditional food and craft markets where you can try new foods and find wonderful hand made items to take home.
Most apartments in Magaluf have their own restaurants serving plentiful and tasty food, but you can always step out and enjoy one of the many local eateries, and the food you can choose from is very varied offering English, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Thai, Indian and Spanish cuisine.