Magaluf, factfile and guide for the seaside resort of Magaluf Majorca.

Magaluf - Majorca - Balearic Islands

Magaluf Majorca: One of the best known and most popular coastal resorts on the island of Majorca in the Spanish Balearic Islands, Magaluf is located in the south-west of the island, close to the capìtal Palma de Mallorca.

Magaluf Factfile:

Location: South-western Mallorca (Majorca), Balearic Islands, Spain.

Magaluf Postcode: 07182.

Magaluf Dialling Code: (0034) 971 ... ...

Magaluf Map: Magaluf (Magalluf) is located near to the capital Palma at the south-western end of Mallorca (Majorca).

The map to the right has 'zoom' and 'pan' features which enable you to use the buttons on the top left to zoom in and get a detailed street map of Magaluf, or pan around to view any number of the surrounding towns, resorts and villages of Majorca, you will find Palma Nova, Andratx, Santa Ponsa, Calvia, Cala Vinyes, Peguera and the capital of Mallorca, Palma.

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Magaluf can be easily accessed from the MA-1 motorway from Palma which is about 15 kilometres away, the international airport is a little further at 24 kilometres (30 minutes).

Magaluf History: Although Magaluf is mostly a purpose built holiday resort the area around it does have a long history. Original settlements date back to about 4000 BC and were located in natural caves which exist along the coastline of Majorca, later settlers built inland dwellings of stone called 'Talaiots'. The early settlers would have lived from the sea and no doubt been expert fishermen.

Overview: Magaluf has for many years been the major tourist resort for British visitors to Majorca, it has developed as a slick holiday destination and has a range of attractions and facilities to suit all age groups and tastes, during the summer months it mostly attracts the younger generation, couples and 18-30's, who visit to enjoy the vibrant nightlife, friendly bars, the fine sandy beaches and long hours of sunshine.

During the winter Magaluf quietens down somewhat and tends to attract middle-aged and elderly visitors who come to escape the damp, cold weather of the UK and northern Europe. The lively nightlife is perhaps what Magaluf is generally known for and it provides some of the best on offer in the entire Mediterranean region, with hundreds of pubs, clubs and discos.

For those seeking something other than night-time entertainment there are some fine sandy beaches, watersports facilities, golf courses, aquaparks and a host of other attractions on offer. One of the best known attractions is the Pirates Adventure - a show which has attracted over 3 million visitors since it began, and definately one for your 'must see' list.

Other attractions include a bungee rocket, go-kart racing, horseback riding and various water sports including SCUBA, Jet skiing and wind surfing.

If you are looking for a resort which provides endless sunshine, sandy beaches, a buzzing atmosphere and a sizzling, vibrant nightlife then Magaluf could be just the place for you, if you are looking for a quiet relaxing holiday, you would be best advised to look elsewhere.

Magaluf Weather: Magaluf enjoys a superb all year round climate with plenty of sunshine and very low rainfall. Magaluf enjoys a generally dry climate with long hot summers and mild winters, the average annual temperature is about 17° C. Magaluf has a huge range of hotels and is mostly a 'package holiday' style resort.

Magaluf Beach and Bay MajorcaMagaluf Beaches: Magaluf boasts 3 white sandy beaches - Magaluf Beach - Palma Nova Beach and Majorca Beach, they are all clean, safe and well kept, and all backed by shops, bars and hotels. Magaluf is most popular with the younger set, while Palma Nova is more favoured by families.

Magaluf Markets: The closest markets to Magaluf are in Calvia (Monday mornings), Galatzo (Tuesday mornings) and Andraitx (Wednesday mornings). There is a Car Boot sale held near to Aqualand in Magalluf on Saturday mornings and there is also a street market held in the capital Palma on Saturday mornings.

Magaluf Bars: You will certainly be spoilt for choice when looking for a decent Magaluf bar as there are a huge number to choose from, among the best known and most popular are Bonkers Bar Magaluf located in Punta Ballena, The Red Lion bar Magaluf also in Punta Ballena, Chaplin's Bar Magaluf, located in Punta Ballena, Baywatch Bar Magaluf in the BCM centre and Alex's Urban Bar Magaluf, located beside Magaluf Beach.

Magaluf Hotels: You will find a fine range of hotels and holiday accommodation available in Magaluf and neighbouring Palma Nova, many of the major tour operators feature package deals to the resort or alternatively you can book your own accommodation on the internet where you will find a great selection of hotels and privately owned rental accommodation, search for the best deals, book your own flights and don't forget to book airport transfers to Magaluf so that you don't need to hang around for local taxis when you arrive.

Featured Magaluf Hotels:

HM Royal Beach - Address: Avenida de Magaluf, 18, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone: (0034) 971 131 624‎ (hotel).

Saint Michel Don Juan - Address: Calle de Calderón, 4, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone Number: (0034) 971 131 531‎ (hotel).

Piñero Coral Playa - Address: Calle de Torrenova, 41, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone: (0034) 971 680 562‎.

Flamboyan Caribe - Address: C/ Martín Ros García, 16, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone Number: (0034) 971 680 462‎.

HM Martinique - Address: Calle de Tirso de Molina, 1, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone: (0034) 971 130 994‎.

Magaluf Restaurants:

Nawaab Beach Magalluf Mallorca - Address: C/ Contra Almirante Ferragut, 2, 07182 Magalluf, España. Telephone: (0034) 971 130 934.

Burger King Magaluf - Address: Calle de Blanc, 6, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone Number: 971 131 148‎ (fast food restaurant).

Los Caracoles - Address: Calle de Torrenova, S/N, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone: (0034) 971 680 267‎ (bar, restaurant).

La Creperia De Magalluf - Address: Calle de la Punta Ballena, 18, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone Number: (0034) 971 680 581‎ (restaurant).

Maritimo Restaurante Pizzeria Grill - Address: Calle de la Cala Blanca, 1, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone: (0034) 971 135 628‎ (restaurant).

Magaluf Nightlife:

Magalluf - Address: Calle de Miguel Altoaguirre, 1, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone: (0034) 971 131 914‎ (nightclub).

Discoteca Pashis - Address: C/ Martín Ros García, 12, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone Number: (0034) 971 681 655‎ (nightclub).

Ses Forquetes - Address: Cordoba, 3, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone: (0034) 971 678 371‎ (restaurant, nightclub).

Magalluf Club Pass S.l. - Address: Calle de la Punta Ballena, 24, 07181 Calvia (Mallorca), España. Telephone Number: (0034) 971 130 054‎ (nightclub).

Places to Visit: The capital Palma with many interesting places to visit, the Pirate Adventure - a spectacular dinner show held just outside Magaluf, the Gran Casino Mallorca in Cala Vinas, the Neptuno-Sub for a cruise around the bay, Magaluf Aquapark.


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