Nightlife in Majorca

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Nightlife
'Alcudia marina at night. Majorca, Spain' - Majorca
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Majorca is a popular Mediterranean vacation hotspot, attracting thousands of tourists on a yearly basis. Jam-packed in the summer, this beautiful island certainly isn't lacking where nightlife is concerned. Majorca has everything you could ask for in a bar and club scene.

Paseo Marítimo, Palma

One of the most popular areas to have a night out on the town in Majorca is the Paseo Marítimo area, located in the stunning capital city of Palma. Here, you will come across a variety of pubs and clubs along the promenade, next to the sea. Between the port of Palma and the cathedral are many nightclubs, great for those tourists who love to dance the night away. A must-be hotspot in this area is Tito's. A trip to Majorca won't be complete without a visit to this swanky, 3-level nightclub. Said to be the most famous in Palma, this nightclub has had the likes of Frank Sinatra and Liza Minelli partying here, back in its 1950's heyday. These days, Tito's has more of a student-union atmosphere, although hasn't totally got rid of its quirky, glamourous vibe - the professional dancers and other entertainment are sure to keep everybody happy. Popular with the younger club crowd, this is definitely the place to go if you are looking to party. Be ready to dance when you step into Tito's. Another great club nearby is Pacha, the world-famous nightclub that boasts the creme de la creme of clubbers, as well as A-List celebrities from across the globe. Club entry costs 15 Euro, and top-notch food is also available inside the building. The club itself is huge, and many well-known international DJ's regularly make their appearances in Pacha. For the tourists who are more into a quiet drink as opposed to a full-blown clubbing experience, a couple of good low-key bars to try in the area include Garito Cafe and Shamrock Fun Place.

Palma

Aside from the Paseo Marítimo area of Palma, the capital city is also home to plenty of other areas with the best night-time entertainment. Abacanto is one bar that is definitely worth checking out. If you are all for the 'weird and wacky' atmosphere, this is the perfect place for you. Abacanto features a unique, church-like interior decor throughout its multiple room layout. Each room is different and has its own one-of-a-kind ambiance, one of which being decorated with fresh fruit and veg! This bizarre bar is a must-see when visiting Palma. A more relaxed area in Palma to enjoy an evening drink is La Lonja, where visitors can listen to live concerts from the comfort of a terrace with the best views of the city. La Lonja is considered as an area to visit for those who do not have any particular budget, and prefer the 'finer things in life'. A few of the more popular bars in this area are Bluesville, where visitors can sample the best live blues concerts, or Jazz Voyeur, an intimate jazz club with a cosy, friendly atmosphere.

Magaluf

Of course, it is not possible to write about Majorca's nightlife without mentioning Magaluf. Magaluf is a very touristic area and a major holiday resort, attracting millions on a yearly basis, all of which wish to unite and party until dawn. There is a huge variety of crazy bars and wild clubs, likely to transform even the quietest of tourists. Among the best places to go in Magaluf is BCM Planet Dance, the largest nightclub on the entire island. The club itself has the capacity to hold up to 7,000 people over its 2 levels, and provides clubbers with the best sound speakers in the world, mindblowing 3D laser shows, plus appearances from world-famous DJ's like Calvin Harris and AVICII. The atmosphere in the club is certainly a little crazy; it's important to prepare yourself if you're planning on visiting BCM! Still not convinced? BCM has regular foam, water, washing machine and even popcorn parties. You haven't experienced Magaluf unless you've spent a night at BCM. Other fantastic club retreats in Magaluf include Tokio Joe's, Magaluf's only pure RnB & Hip-Hop club, Banana's, a fun & bouncy club full of UV paint and cheap drinks, and for those 40-something visitors, head to Carwash Nightclub, a funky-fresh hangout that plays the best of 70's, 80's and 90's music. If bars are more for you, Magaluf has a wide selection of these, all with the most friendly and outgoing staff who are sure to help you enjoy your night. Head to Coco Bongo's, the bar with the British feel. Coco Bongo's has a free pool table, a free bull ride for stag & hen parties, a selection of live DJ's and fantastic drink offers you cannot refuse.

Alcudia

Alcudia, also known as Port d'Alcudia, is the largest resort on the north-east coast of Majorca, and home to plenty of lively bars and clubs, all more than suitable for the typical tourist. Although Alcudia is not as famous as Magaluf for its nightlife, the pretty resort still has lots to offer. The most popular club in the area is Menta, a disco with a laid-back vibe, complete with 7 bars and its very own indoor swimming pool. Menta plays a mixture of Spanish club beats and the latest dance tracks, deeming the club perfect for the 18-30 crowd. Another popular club in Alcudia is Banana Club, a disco with internationally recognised DJ's and a friendly, lively ambience. For those who would prefer a relaxed drink in a typically British bar, try Bells Disco Bar or The Foxes Arms Bar, which is close to the Magic roundabout.

C'an Pastilla

The gorgeous resort of C'an Pastilla is located on Majorca's south coast, and is fairly close by to Palma Airport. The resort is home to another great bar on the island, El Ancla. This dimly lit bar features Moroccan style decor and is popular among both locals and tourists. A perfect place to get comfortable, the bar offers a variety of plush sofa and pillow seating. El Ancla also provides guests with the best unique cocktails and shisha & shisha pipes, making this the ultimate bar to really kick back and relax. After a bit of R&R at El Ancla, a great place to get the party started is Uforia Nightclub, the biggest and best club in the resort.

These are only a few examples of what Majorca's nightlife has to offer. This notorious party island is packed with a variety of bars and clubs to suit all ages and interests, all of which stay open into the early hours of the morning. Explore the beautiful island on your own and you are sure to find many unique bars and nightclubs.