Magaluf is well known as a party destination for the young. However, this beautiful part of Mallorca has a whole lot more to offer. There are many things to do across the island that make Magaluf just as good a destination for couples and families as for the young. So without further ado here are 10 great things to do when in the region:
1. Es Baulard Museum
Fancy dipping your toes into the local culture? Take a trip to this museum and art gallery. It houses paintings, drawings and sculptures from the late 19th century onwards. There are works from local artists as well as international renowned pieces from artists such as Cezanne, Picasso, and Gaugin.
2. Go karting
If you’re looking for a fun day out then look no further than Karting Magaluf. There are carts available for those from three years plus through to adults meaning the whole family can enjoy a day out. There’s also a bar and terrace so you can relax with a cold beer (or an orange juice!) in between races!
3. Western Water Park Magaluf
With a large variety of water rides including the mega slide, tornado and wild river this is a great place to take the kids out on a hot day. There are also several shows to catch. The divers show is particularly good. You’ll find free buses to and from the park from Magaluf.
4. Andratx Market
Check out this traditional market and you’ll get taste for the sights and smells of the region. Held every Wednesday you’ll find local produce on offer as well as plenty of arts and crafts trinkets – perfect for holiday gifts to take home!
5. Katmandu Park
House of Katmandu is a popular adventure park with loads on offer. With everything from a 4D interactive experience to mini golf to keep you busy you’re bound to have a cracking day out!
6. Pirates Adventure Show
You can escape into another world with this pirate-themed dinner show. The blend of gymnastics, acrobatics and dancing will electrify you. This is an ideal place to take the kids.
7. La Seu Cathedral
If you’re looking to learn a bit about local history look no further than Mallorca Cathedral. You can admire the classic architecture of this building that dates back to the 13th century.
8. Scuba diving
Majorca’s rich marine life makes it a dream for diving. There’s something to accommodate all skill levels, from snorkeling to scuba diving sunken ships and underwater caves. You’ll see everything from octopus to moray eels.
9. Palma sightseeing bus tour
Why not escape Magaluf for the day and go and explore Palma de Mallorca? With its vibrant local culture you can get a feel for the island away from the hustle and bustle of Magaluf. There’s plenty to see on the tour including La Almudaina Royal Palace and Bellver Castle.
10. Quake jet boat ride
If you’re after something a bit different try the Quake Jet Boat. These crafts can carry up to 12 passengers. Capable of reaching speeds of up to 100 kph and taking sharp turns, this is not an activity for the faint hearted.
So if you’re thinking of heading to Magaluf but think there’s nothing there to do but drink and lounge around, you’re most mistaken. There’s so much to do you might even find time or the inclination to head to the bar!