Both Palma Nova and Magaluf have magnificent golden sandy beaches, each boasting the prestigious Blue Flag
award for water quality, cleanliness and facilities, including sunbeds and parasols for hire on a daily
The sea is initially shallow and quite safe but do take notice of the flags. If the RED flag is flying DO NOT
Lifeguards are in attendance on the beach and any instructions given by them must be adhered to.
Both resort beaches are also backed by a wide traffic free promenade, which are perfect for walking, cycling,
browsing the gift shops, or alternatively taking refreshments in one of the many cafes, bars or restaurants on
Toilets for public use are available at many of the beach bars, and it is not necessary to be a customer of
these bars to use their toilet facilities.
Short boat trips along the south west coast are also available from several of the jetties situated along
the beach, and kiosks selling the tickets are easily located along the promenade.
Illegal fruit sellers often parade up and down the beach in the summer months trying to sell slices
of pineapple, melon etc. They are very tempting, particularly if you have been lying in the sun for
hours but beware - the fruit has often been exposed to the heat for some considerable time and the
price you pay for one slice of melon - well, you could buy several melons if you went to a local