Magaluf is the centre for holidays of sun, sea, sex and discotheques served by Torre Nova which sticks out from the bays as a phallic symbol. It is the salvation of Mallorca as the people who are happy here stay here and don't invade the rest of the island. The stories that come back from Magalluf give the wrong impression about Mallorca, and this reputation keeps people who like Tuscany and Provence away from the Majorca civilised people love as a tourist destination.
Magalluf is tourist operator country and no sane private property owner here lets out their property here. Known by some as Shagalluf and others as Magaruff, according to internet message boards opinions differ widely between some 17 year olds who have had the best holiday of their lives, clubbers who enjoy 10000 watts of ear-damaging sound systems till 6 am, and others who complain of chavs throwing contents of rooms off the hotel balconies. Magalluf is manic. Some attractions include the BCM disco complex, boasting popcorn and foam parties, the Bora Bora nightclub whose website speaks for itself, the Heaven Lap Dance Club at Punta Ballena Magaluf, 20 minutes from Palma. In winter the main Magalluf attraction is 12ft video screens showing football matches from Sky TV and even in February, if you are on the wrong side of the wrong hotel you'll hear the beat until 6am.
This is clearly a place for a good bounce
After returning well dressed after a concert by The Palma de Mallorca Symphony Orchestra in Palma one evening, the webmaster went in the spirit of true tourism research to a drink in a Magalluf "Pub". The locals here are wild. He was greeted by two drunken females who had clearly not seen anyone dressed in jacket, collar and tie for a very long time, if ever before: "Are you a pimp?", one said. "No" replied the webmaster. "Do you want to pimp me?".
Anyone going to Magalluf should come with their eyes open! This is a great place for singles and the beach is brilliant.
Whilst places like Magalluf are a blot on the pristine landscape,