After a few months of panic, waiting and uncertainty, the Spanish government have reopened their borders and tourists from the UK and Europe can now travel the Mallorca, with most not needing to quarantine on return. Because of this, the past few weeks has seen a huge spike in people booking a last-minute holiday to places like Magaluf and grabbing some of the best deals of all time.
From the 1st July, hotels across Majorca have started to open and each week more and more announce they will be opening their doors to deal with the high demand. The good news means Magaluf is back on. We will still need to wait another year to see what the all-new BCM will look like, but Magaluf isn’t just about clubbing. If you are coming to Magaluf this August or September or are thinking about a quick trip away to forget what’s going on back at home, here is a list of some great places and things to do for the second half of this summer.
Oceans Beach Club
A trip to Magaluf wouldn’t be complete without a trip to Oceans Beach Club. Located at the centre of the Magaluf beach, Oceans Beach has always been the go-to place for the ultimate daytime party. Their daily parties include the classic 90s Rewind Party every Friday and the signature party of the week, XO, which takes place every Saturday. A firm favourite for stags and hens, Oceans Beach Club is the perfect way to spend a day drinking and listening to some awesome house anthems by the beach.
Due to capacity laws, entrance tickets are no longer available for this summer and only guests with a VIP bed, booth or table that is reserved can enter. Bookings are taken directly on their website.
Magaluf events return! One of Magaluf’s most popular events is back in the water and ready to take you on a high octane ride around Mallorca’s beaches and coves. Setting sail from Magaluf beach 5 times a day and the only boat of its kind in the water this really is an unmissable wild ride.
The adrenaline ride which shows you the stunning sights of the Mallorcan Coast line whilst allowing you to enjoy extra activities at points along the way:
* Snorkeling – The Mediterranean waters around the coast have never been so clear and present the perfect opportunity to marvel at the underwater wildlife.
* Stand Up Paddle Boards – If its your first time on the paddle board then you might have to start on your bum, but 5mins of practice and you’ll be good to go, a great way to get a taste of the new paddle boarding craze!
* Seadoo RS1 Sea Scooters – If you haven’t seen or tried one of these before you’re missing out, so much fun and you might even end up swimming with dolphins…
Blackbeard’s Beach Bar and Grill
Everyone’s favourite beach bar and grill opens their doors on the 17th July. Voted as one of the best restaurants in Magaluf, Blackbeard’s and their famous Captain Morgan ribs await. Currently scheduled to open day and evenings on weekends, table booking is highly recommended on their Facebook page or by email email@example.com
The newest bar on the Magaluf strip opened it’s doors this month and what a venue it is! During the day, the sun-kissed terrace provides the perfect place to soak up some rays with a nice, refreshing cocktail. At night, the bar creates one of the best atmospheres around. Legendary DJ, Dela Crem takes to the decks every night to bring party-goers the best in house and urban vibes.
Mr Miyagi’s is located right in the centre of the Magaluf strip and is currently open until 2am.
A night out in Magaluf isn’t complete without visiting Stereo Bar or Stereo Temple. Located at the start of the Magaluf strip next to Sol Wave House Hotel, the venues are known for their amazing party atmosphere and VIP vibe. Stereo Temple will be opening their doors on July 16th with the Wolf of Magaluf himself, Brett Wiles, providing the tunes. The terrace on the daytime again provides a great spot to grab a cocktail and enjoy the Mediterranean sun.
Known as one of the best restaurants in Magaluf, Bondi Beach have announced they will be opening their doors on the 16th July. This stunning restaurant overlooks the Magaluf beach and is located next door to the Sol Wave House Hotel.
The stylish beach bar and grill serve beautiful Mediterranean Cuisine and this idyllic spot is one for all occasions catering for all group sizes and is open from 10 am to 02:30 am every day. Their outdoor BBQ area specialises in grilled meat dishes & paellas while their highly trained mixologists craft up some of the best cocktails you will find in Magaluf.
Table booking is highly recommended, especially during the weekend nights.
Barbuda Beach Bar and Grill
Located in Palmanova, a 5-minute walk from Magaluf is the stunning beach-side restaurant Barbuda Beach Bar and Grill. Famous for their fish tacos and unbelievable cocktails, the restaurant also features some amazing views of the Palmanova bay. Just sit back, relax and watch the sunset.
Their weekly, Bottomless Bruch is one of the perfect ways to spend an afternoon in Magaluf while enjoying some great bottomless drinks and gorgeous food with your friends.
Table bookings are recommended as this popular restaurant can get full very quickly.
The former BCM square and home to the Peaky Blinder’s Pub have announced they will be opening the square on 17th July. The Magaluf Square consists of a food court known as the Plaza Emporiyum and numerous bars like the Peaky Blinders Pub, with live music most nights of the week, and Coyote Ugly, one of Magaluf’s only karaoke bars. With so much to do here, it is easy to spend an entire night at the Magaluf Square. Conveniently located next to Hotel Samos, you can see why this place is so popular.
Magaluf Escape Rooms
Set in groups of 2-6 people you must use your logic, creativity and imagination to escape the enigmatical room! The only way to succeed is to work as a team, to solve puzzles, discover hidden codes and decipher all the locks. It is a fun activity that is great for team building between friends, families and colleagues. Oh. Did we mention that their rooms are amazingly air-conditioned?
You can book your tickets online for the Magaluf Escape Rooms.
Known as one of the best beaches in Europe, the huge beach in Magaluf has always been a great place to spend a day tanning up and enjoying the resort. The sunbeds and umbrellas have been out since June waiting for tourists to arrive and enjoy this amazing beach. Even the pedal boats are on hand should you wish to take a trip to the famous island know as Lizard Island. With the temperature a standard 30+ degrees in August and September, the Magaluf beach is a great spot for enjoying the holiday vibes of Majorca.
Trips To Palma
Whilst not for everyone, a trip out of Magaluf to the capital, Palma de Mallorca should definitely be experienced by everyone. This city is stunning with some great shops, bars and restaurants to enjoy during the day and during the night. While clubbing in Palma is out of the question, an opportunity to experience the capital of Majorca should not be missed.
Paseo Maritimo is the area you want to head to if you’re looking for bars. Based opposite the beautiful Port of Palma, home to some of the most expensive super Yacht’s in the World, the setting and choice is hard to beat.
For culture and some of the best Catalan architecture, wander into the heart of the city and the old town area behind the Cathedral, your Instagram will surely be in for a treat.
The choice of restaurants is endless, if its traditional Spanish tapas you’re after then La Lonja is the place for you but Palma isn’t restricted to tapas, something for everyone really is available, from fast food to Michelin stars!
Taxi’s from Magaluf are around 25€ and seat up to 4 people and takes around 15 minutes (depending on who your driver is). Remember you need your mask when using a taxi.
This is just the tip of the iceberg of what to expect from Magaluf this year. With more bars, restaurants and attractions announcing their opening dates every day, this couldn’t be a better time to grab a cheap hotel and enjoy Magaluf and the amazing weather Majorca has to offer.