Magaluf / Magalluf, Mallorca, Destination Guide

Magaluf or Magalluf has for many years been known as Mallorca’s youth paradise and party empire. The long streets with bars and discos side by side, attract thousands of young people from all over the world for a party holiday.

However, Magaluf is also a great destination for young families with children, as there are a number fun activities families can indulge in such as mini golf, karting, water park, amusement park, beach and much more.


Things to do


Magaluf is a destination for all ages and interests. However, young people and families traveling with children will find this particular area more appealing. Magaluf offers a lively scene of numerous fun attractions, great beach and, an infamous nightlife that tends to be a bit wild. You may ask yourself how wild nightlife and families with children can coexist, but the truth of the matter is that they can. Typically, the nightlife in the streets starts around 10-11 pm, when most families with children have already withdrawn to their hotels. Moreover, all the party animals won’t be up until after midday, which leave the beach to the children from the morning hours.

beach and hotels in magaluf mallorca


There are many activity offers to go for at the beach of Magaluf, such as the riding the banana boat, the jet-powered flyboards and hoverboards or jet ski. If you’re more in to relaxing, rent a sun lounger and parasol for the day and listen to podcasts or music.

katmandu theme and amusement park in magaluf mallorca


The Katmandu theme park is situated in the heart of Magaluf, a delightful activity for all ages. Katmandu offers a selection of activities such as the 4D and 5D cinemas, the 18-hole miniature golf court, the interactive house of magic, the laser challenge, the water slides and much much more.

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Western Water Park is an old west themed water park in Magaluf, full of exciting slides, a wave pool, lazy river and many other fun activities for all ages. The Western Water Park is a great way to spend a fun day with the kids or have your inner adrenaline junkie satisfied.

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mini golf at golf fantasia a great activity for the entire family in mallorca


In the neighboring resort of Palmanova, you will find the crazy golf court, Golf Fantasia. Golf Fantasia is a themed miniature golf park with three 18-hole courses set in tropical gardens with waterfalls, small lakes and colorful lights.

go karts at the magalauf karting track in mallorca


Karting Magaluf offers different types of karts for all ages and all levels. If you’re a real adrenaline junkie, try out the Pro experience with karts that can go up to 90 Km/h and feel the sensation of handling this powerful beast. But there is also regular go-karts for the younger or less experienced drivers to have a fun and exciting time at the circuit.

jungle parc adventure park in santa ponca mallorca


Jungle Park is an outdoor adventure park situated in nearby area of Santa Ponca. At Jungle Park, your objective is to complete the challenging courses by zip lining, swinging, climbing and balancing your way through the many obstacles.

Where to stay

Where to stay in Magaluf?

You will never be more than 10 minutes walking distance from the waters of Magaluf. Several hotels in Magaluf are decidedly party hotels, where the DJ keeps the pool area going from the early afternoon hours and ensures a great atmosphere every day.

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Son Borguny ***

This hotel invites you inside for a pool party with DJs, live music and lots of activities around the clock. The hotel has a great location, right on the lovely sandy beach where hangovers can be taken care of and within just a few minutes walk of the BCM disco and The Strip which is Magaluf’s main street with bars.

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rooftop swimming pool and sun terrace at innside hotel in magaluf mallorca

INNSIDE Calvià Beach ****

INNSiDE Calvia Beach turns the everyday into the extraordinary. Just steps away from the sea, you can make every day a beach day at this year-round hotel. Or just lounge between the two largest hanging pools in Europe.

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club b bh magaluf girl pool bikini partying

BH Club Mallorca – Adults Only ****

Club B by BH Mallorca is the perfect choice for those looking to spend their holidays in an extraordinary location.

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katmandu is a hotel and amusement park in magaluf mallorca

Sol Katmandu Park & Resort ****

The hotel offers, as one of the only ones in Magaluf, a child-friendly family hotel especially for young families with children, with a framework to make the holiday perfect for all of you. With your stay at the hotel here, you also have free access to the entire Kathmandu amusement park and all activities here, such as mini golf, 4D cinema and the fairytale house. The hotel itself arranges a number of fun activities for the kids every day, where they can burn off energy with play and creative expression, while you relax carefree by the pool.

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Annual Events

Annual events in Magaluf


Bonfire night in Magaluf

Every year, the British residents of Calvià organize a bonfire night by the beach in Magaluf. The event is a tradition celebrated in several places in Britain in memory of Guy Fawkes, whom tried to blow up the English Parliament on November 5, 1610.

For the bonfire event, steaks and sausages are grilled, activities are made for children and there are fireworks in the late evening hours.

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Playa de Magaluf

The beach of Magaluf is one of the best in the south-west part of Mallorca. The beach has a length of 1600 metres, with soft white sand and low water about 100 metres out. It is possible to rent sun loungers with parasols all over the beach, as well as there are all necessary amenities for a wonderful day at the beach.

Length 1600 m
Width 40 m
Blue flag Yes
Showers Yes
Toilets Yes
Lifeguard Yes
Parking Yes
Wheelchair access Yes
Sun lounger rental Yes
Restaurant/cafeteria Yes
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Pictures of Magaluf

Practical Info


Emergency: 112
National police: 091
Local police: 092
Guarda civil: 062
Fire: 080
Maritime emergencies: 900 202 202

Find an open pharmacy anywhere in Mallorca

To find an open pharmacy, or opening hours of a certain pharmacy, simply follow the link below to search for a pharmacy.

When on the page, select ‘Mallorca’ from the list and then select the town you need a pharmacy in from the drop down list.

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Taxi fares

Destination Approximate price
Airport 30 €
Palma center 20 €
Port de Pollença 80 €
Alcúdia 70 €
Valldemossa 40 €
Inca 40 €
Sineu 50 €

Public bus connections to/from Magaluf


A11 – Peguera – Palma airport Timetables and stops for A11 here

  • Peguera
  • Santa Ponça
  • Costa de la Calma
  • Magaluf
  • Palmanova
  • Son Caliu
  • Costa d’en Blanes
  • Airport


104 – Peguera – Palma Timetables and stops for 104 here

  • Peguera
  • Santa Ponça
  • el Toro
  • Son Ferrer
  • Magaluf
  • Palmanova
  • Son Caliu
  • Costa d’en Blanes
  • Portals Nous
  • Bendinat
  • Cala Major
  • Palma


105 – El Toro – Palma  Timetables and stops for 105 here

  • el Toro
  • Son Ferrer
  • Magaluf
  • Palmanova
  • Palma


107 – Sol de Mallorca – Palma Timetables and stops for 107 here

  • Sol de Mallorca
  • Cala Vinyes
  • Magaluf
  • Palmanova
  • Son Caliu
  • Costa d’en Blanes
  • Portals Nous
  • Bendinat
  • Cala Major
  • Palma

Shopping in Magaluf

You will find a wide range of shops in Magaluf, everything from convenience stores to perfumeries and high-end fashion.

If you are looking for a more complete shopping experience, visit the capital of Palma just a 20 minute bus ride from Magaluf.


The Tramuntana region

Tramuntana is both the name of the UNESCO protected mountain range that runs from south to north, as well as the name of the group of municipalities located in or close to these mountains.

When talking about Tramuntana in context of the mountain range, it is referred to as “Serra de Tramuntana”, and when talking about the region, it is referred to simply as “Tramuntana”.

The largest municipalities of the Tramuntana region, are Calviá and Andratx in the south and Pollenca in the north. The mountain range actually has its roots south of Malagá in Andalusiá.

The Serra de Tramuntana covers a surface of more than 30,000 hectares of landscape in Mallorca. The two main factors that make these mountains so unique, are the dry stone constructions and the hydraulic watering systems evidencing early day farming techniques. In almost any local area of the Tramuntana you travel, you will discover some of these very unique features which contributes to the picturesque settings.

Andratx & Port d’Andratx

Read about Andratx

Read about Port d’Andratx

Cala Sant Vicenç

Read about Cala Sant Vicenc

Port de Pollença

Read about Port de Pollenca

Port de Sóller

Read about Port de Sóller

Santa Ponça

Read about Santa Ponca