Magaluf is one of the most popular tourist resorts on the island of Majorca, located in the Mediterranean just off the coast of Spain. If you are looking for cheap Majorca holidays with plenty of variety, this is the resort for you.
Magaluf is traditionally seen as a place for party-loving singles, who are lured there by the nightlife and the sheer amount of bars and clubs lining the streets. Today, however, the resort is also one of the top choices for families wanting to find a cheap getaway with plenty of entertainment.
If you are going to Magaluf this summer, here are five things you can do to keep yourself busy:
1. Catch a show.
The world famous Pirates Show is a live entertainment spectacular that everyone will enjoy. A unique blend of music, dance, acrobatics and of course, pirates, you can choose from the family-friendly daytime show or the adults-only “Pirates Uncut” version in the evening. If you want a more sophisticated night out, book tables at the Gran Casino Theatre for a spectacular Vegas-style dinner and cabaret.
2. Make a splash.
Magaluf has some of the best beaches on the whole of Majorca, and are another reason thousands of people seek out cheap Magaluf holidays every year. From the three separate beaches that line Palma Nova, to the lively atmosphere of the large main Magaluf beach itself, you’re bound to be pleased if you are into relaxing by the shore.
However, the resort also has two fantastic water parks – Aqualand and Western Park. The latter is a family-orientated Western-themed water park that features slides, Jacuzzis and even live entertainment after hours.
3. Catch a dolphin show
Marineland, at the nearby resort of Costa D’en Blanes, makes a great day out for all the family. Watch sea lions, penguins and one of the best live dolphin shows in the world. The animals can also be viewed from the unique underwater glass tunnel.
4. Go shopping
The streets around the resort are lined with shops that are open long into the night. You can find all sorts items such as jewellery, alcohol and clothing at excellent prices, giving you a great excuse to spend your holiday money.
5. Get that sinking feeling
If you want to go scuba diving on the cheap, Majorca offers some of the best diving schools in the Mediterranean.
You can also see the island’s unique marine life in the dry, with a trip on board the Nemo submarine. Lasting nearly two hours, it includes boat trips, free refreshments and nearly an hour underwater, which includes fish-feeding and a dive show.