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Magaluf Holidays

Magaluf Holidays

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Destination highlights

  • A beach holiday staple
  • The go-to destination for clubbing holidays
  • Budget-friendly hotels
  • Home to the popular Katmandu Park
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    Beaches | Hotels | Food & drink | Nightlife | Events | Things to do | Weather | Important information | Reviews |


    What are the best beaches in Magaluf?

    We can’t talk about beaches in Magaluf without giving mention to Magaluf Beach itself. Packed with activities and lined with nightclubs in the lively tourist centre, if you’re worried about FOMO then this is the place to be. The iconic Palmanova Beach is also located closeby, with sun loungers, parasols and swanky bars within easy reach. If you prefer something a little more scenic, though, then head to Cala Vinyes. This palm-studded bay is just 60m long, with shallow waters great for the little ones, and there's not a jet ski in sight, making it the perfect spot to unwind with your beach read.

    Magaluf beach

    What are the top hotels in Magaluf?

    When it comes to party scenes, nowhere does it like Maga. If you’re jetting off for some adult-only fun in the sun, then BH Mallorca Hotel is the perfect backdrop thanks to its central location, supersized sun terrace and thrilling waterpark where you won’t be waiting in line behind the kids. All about those beach scenes and pool days? Sol Barbados and Sol Wave House All Suites won’t disappoint, with extravagant pool complexes and family-friendly activities all round. If you’re looking for somewhere to take the little ones though, then it has to be Sol Katmandu Park & Resort. This resort is home to one of TripAdvisor’s Top Ten Amusement and Water Parks in Spain, along with three outdoor swimming pools and non-stop entertainment.

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    What's the food like in Magaluf?

    ​Whether you’re looking to enjoy a sit-down dinner or grab a burger on your way to the beach, you won’t have to walk far to find it in Magaluf. You’ve heard of paella, but have you heard of fideua? This Mediterranean dish has all of the ingredients and flavours of a traditional paella, but it’s made with pasta noodles instead of rice for a comforting twist. When it comes to midday snacks, give ensaimada a go - a traditional Mallorcan sweet bread, or sink your teeth into some turron - a homemade almond nougat. Missing the food from home? This tourist resort has plenty of British restaurants at hand, Tom Brown’s being one of the most popular. Here you can tuck into some comfort food (we’re talking breakfast baps, jacket potatoes and baked beans) whilst washing it down with your favourite beer.

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    Where’s the best nightlife in Magaluf?

    From pool parties to neon nights, the fun never stops in Magaluf. For three floors of VIP booths and banging beats, head to BCM Planet Dance - the largest nightclub in Majorca. The Magaluf Strip is also packed with lively venues like Tokio Joe’s Nightclub, Banana’s Disco with its own resident DJs, and Carwash - known for its epic foam parties and cheesy tunes. If you prefer something a little more lowkey, then give Piano Bar Magaluf a try for a great atmosphere with karaoke nights, or Zeppelin Live Music Bar for premium cocktails and top-class music lineups.

    What events can I go to in Magaluf?

    Trying to decide when to jet off? We've picked some of the best events to keep in mind when booking a holiday to Magaluf.

    Fiesta of Sant Antoni Abat in January - A celebration of the Patron Saint of animals, with bonfires, BBQs, traditional songs, and a colourful parade
    Carnival Fiestas in March - Street parties, food and fancy dress parades which start on the Thursday before Lent and continue until Ash Wednesday
    The Magaluf Spring Festival in May - This exciting show takes place in Plaza Momentum with everything from live music to fire jugglers and drummers
    ​Fiestas del Rocío in June - Nearby in Santa Ponsa, this five-day Andalucian festival takes place over the first weekend in June, with music, stalls and plenty of food and drink
    Magaluf Live Festival from June to August - A summer festival celebrating all things indie, rock and electronica with street art, food trucks and markets
    Fiesta of Saint James in July - Nearby in Calvia, this is the most talked about celebration in the area, with an entire week of activities.
    Fiesta of King James in September - A two week festival in Santa Ponsa with a grand procession through the streets, a mock battle at the beach, a rock concert, and a firework finale
    Fiesta Nacional de Espana in October - If you're looking to immerse yourself in some Spanish culture then what better way than with the National Day of Spain?
    Christmas markets from December to January - Arts and craft stalls, international Christmas foods and live performances at Puerto Portals to celebrate the festive season

    Spanish carnival

    Things to do in Magaluf

    Surf some waves at Wave House

    Fancy a surf but the water's too calm? Explore the Californian way of life at Majorca’s first Wave House leisure venue, where you can ride artificial waves and lounge on Bali beds. Surf's up!

    Live it up on a boat party

    Magaluf's Booze Cruises are one of the most popular party attractions in the resort. Why party on land when you can do it on a boat? If this tickles your pickle then hurry - tickets sell out fast!

    Tuck into a beachfront BBQ

    Blackbeard's Beach Bar is Magaluf's only beach BBQ, serving brunch, lunch and dinner with specialty burgers, steaks, BBQ ribs and vegetarian options.

    Spend your euros at Momentum Plaza

    This shopping and leisure centre houses a wide range of shops and restaurants, from well-known clothes stores to a gelato shop and even a Starbucks.

    Hit The Strip for a night to remember (or forget...)

    As the sun goes down, the Magaluf Strip comes to life with an electric atmosphere as neon clubs and swanky bars open their doors for the night.

    Take a trip to Katmandu Park

    This iconic theme park is packed with waterslides, 4D experiences, laser rides and family-friendly attractions.



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    What's the weather like in Magaluf?

    Load up on suncream, because Majorca is known for its sizzling sunshine during the peak summer months. In fact, temperatures here stay reasonably toasty even in autumn and winter - the party really never stops in Magaluf!

    Month

    Average temp.

    Sea temp.

    Hours of sunshine per day

    Jan 9 °c 15 °c 5 h
    Feb 9 °c 15 °c 7 h
    Mar 11 °c 15 °c 7 h
    Apr 14 °c 16 °c 9 h
    May 18 °c 18 °c 9 h
    Jun 22 °c 22 °c 11 h
    Jul 24 °c 25 °c 11 h
    Aug 25 °c 26 °c 10 h
    Sep 21 °c 25 °c 7 h
    Oct 18 °c 22 °c 7 h
    Nov 13 °c 19 °c 6 h
    Dec 10 °c 17 °c 5 h

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    Important Information about travelling to Magaluf

    How long does it take to fly to Magaluf?

    It takes about 2.5 hours to fly from the UK to Magaluf.

    What currency do they use in Magaluf?

    The local currency in Magaluf is the Euro.

    What's the time difference between the UK and Magaluf?

    The time in Magaluf is one hour ahead of the UK.

    What language do they speak in Magaluf?

    The official language spoken in Magaluf is Spanish.

    Do I need any vaccinations to visit Magaluf?

    Please check with your healthcare provider for all up to date vaccination advice before booking your holiday.

    Do I need to pay tax on my holiday to Magaluf?

    The Balearic Govt. charges a sustainable tourism tax on all overnight stays which is payable on arrival in the hotel:
    • 5-star & 4-star superior hotels: €4.40 per day
    • 4-star & 3-star superior hotels: €3.30 per day
    • 1-star, 2-star & 3-star hotels: €2.20 per day
    Exclusions: Children under the age of 16 are exempt from the tax and long-term holidaymakers may be subject to a 50% discount starting from the ninth day of their stay onwards. There's also a discount in low season between 1st November and 1st May each year.

    Will Covid-19 affect my holiday to Magaluf?

    We are currently closely following the Covid-19 situation and how it affects travel. You can find out the most up to date information about travel to Spain on the FCO website.

    Customer reviews

    At On the Beach, we’ve sent many satisfied customers to Magaluf for a bit of sunshine. But don't just take our word for it, read some of their 5-star reviews below.

    Valerie Cooper:


    Would definitely use again, website is easy to use and great value for money.

    Steve Chase:


    This is one of a number of holidays I have booked over the years and each time I have enjoyed the holiday, had good experiences and they have supplied exactly what was said on the tin. As always On the Beach has provided an accurate, professional service and I am extremely happy with how they have been, with no hesitation in recommending them.

    Robert Ferris:


    Delivered exactly what we wanted. Simple online booking, with email correspondence. Kept informed all the way along to our trip.

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    Magaluf Weather

    Make sure to pack your swimsuit if you’re planning on visiting Magaluf between June and September, with averages between 21°C and 25°C. May and October see milder temperatures with averages of 18°C and from November to April the air is slightly cooler with averages ranging from 14°C to 9°C.
    Jan 13ºC
    Feb 15ºC
    Mar 16ºC
    Apr 18ºC
    May 21ºC
    Jun 24ºC
    Jul 27ºC
    Aug 27ºC
    Sep 25ºC
    Oct 20ºC
    Nov 16ºC
    Dec 13ºC

    Landscape

    There are a number of gorgeous sandy beaches to visit on holidays to Magaluf, each with plenty of sunbeds, umbrellas and a range of watersports to enjoy. If you want to head out on a glass bottom boat then you will have a great view of the stunning scenery. Those wanting to stay on dry land will love the amount of shops, bars and restaurants which are situated on the promenades, so why not have a drink and look out onto the fantastic beaches. Or take in the landscape by taking a swim to Black Lizard Island, named after the lizards who live there.

    Things To Do on Magaluf Holidays

    Sol Wave House
    Try your hand at riding the waves at Wave House Mallorca. If you’ve always fancied giving surfing a go, but need something a bit softer first, the Double FlowRider is an artificial wave machine that is an exciting place to start. If splashtastic fun isn’t your scene, then there are plenty of places to chill-out, soak up the sun and, when the DJs are doing their thing, listen to the beats all day long.

    Katmandu Park
    Kids young and old can have a fantastically fun day out at Katmandu Park. From soft play to 5D experiences, there is something for each type of thrill seeker at the park. Younger ones can dive into the splash park and take a ride on the virtual 4D roller coaster, whilst the older ones can fight off zombies and enter a 5D spook-fest at The Asylum.

    Boat tour
    Explore the beautiful coast of Majorca on a Bladerunner boat tour. The two-hour Jet Boat ride takes you on a journey to discover caves, coves and beaches with swimming and snorkelling along the way. Once you’ve been amazed by the stunning scenery that the island has to offer, the music and drinks flow on the return back to Magaluf beach.

    Ocean’s Beach Club
    If Magaluf’s nightlife isn’t enough for you, dance the day away at Ocean’s Beach Club. Located by the beach, you can watch the waves come in whilst sipping your favourite cocktail. For those who love to splash out, the VIP beds offer you comfort whilst eating, drinking and partying throughout the day. Whether you’re on a clubbing getaway with your besties or want a fun couple’s day out, Ocean’s Beach is a must-visit.

    Book a Magaluf Holiday now!

    Magaluf holidays are perfect for young families or the 18-30's. Couples a little older will also enjoy holidays to Magaluf when it is a little quieter in the off peak months and with the weather staying fairly bright all year round.

    On The Beach has great offers on flights and accommodation in Majorca. Use our live booking system to customise your own holiday to Magaluf today!