Magaluf Weather November Averages, Spain
Located on the south west coast of Majorca, just around the corner from Palma Nova, Magaluf is a party-lover's paradise. The resort is well-known for its night life as well as its typically Mediterranean weather.
November is much cooler than the previous months, which have been warm and sunny from late-May until October but the weather is not yet wintery by any means. While the resort is much quieter than the summer months, it does not shut down completely and tourists can still enjoy a fun holiday here. Many bars, clubs and restaurants will still be open and the parties continue even in the cooler winter months in Magaluf.
The average temperature at this time of year is 13°C while high temperatures can still hit a very pleasant 18°C during the day. Night time is when the temperatures really drop, with an average low temperature of just 8°C. This can feel quite brisk, so visitors would be wise to pack some layers to wear.
While sea temperatures are also dropping, the decline is quite slow and the summer warmth remains well into November. The average sea temperature is 19°C which is not very cold, and swimming this month is not completely unheard of here.
Days are also getting shorter as winter arrives, but compared to other European countries at this time of the year, there's still a good amount of sunshine to be seen. Magaluf sees 7 sunny hours a day and there's a 45% chance of a sunny day. Skies also remain clear, with just a 6% chance of a cloudy day.
In terms of wet weather, rainfall actually decreases from October to November. There is an increased chance of rain compared to the summer months, but there are still plenty of dry days. November sees 47mm of precipitation which falls over 12 wet days. There is a 39% chance of rain so it may be worth checking the local weather forecast before setting out each day.
Where to stay
Looking for a place to stay in November? Magaluf is filled with great hotels and apartments and outside of peak summer season, prices can be very reasonable.
The HSM Don Juan is not a five-star luxury hotel, but it is a great value hotel for travellers on a budget. The hotel is ideally located is a peaceful area but within easy reach of the beach as well as the resort's bars and restaurants for those who want to eat and drink out. Alternatively, guests can enjoy an all-inclusive dining package if they wish.
Another great value gem is the Hotel Teix. Catered towards the younger traveller, this party hotel is just a stone's throw from Magaluf's strip so holiday makers don't have far to walk before they can let their hair down. Rooms here are simple but comfortable and well equipped with satellite TV and en-suite bathrooms.
For those travelling with kids, Palma Nova is a great family-friendly place to stay and is within easy reach of Magaluf's attractions. Three star Aparthotel Aquasol is located here and comes highly recommended by past guests. Recently refurbished, the apartments are available with 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms and provide everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable self-catering stay including a kitchenette area.
Things to do
Though partying is top of most people's agenda in Magaluf, there is more to the region that its nightlife. The resort and nearby areas are beautiful all year round, even in November. One of the best ways to get out and see the region is by hiring a bicycle. Bike hire is available all over the resort from places like Pro Cycle Hire and bikes can be hired for just a few hours or a few days. Magaluf and Palma Nova are ideal for cycling as the terrain is very flat and there are many wide paths.
With lower temperatures making things much more comfortable, November is a great time to do some sightseeing at the nearby city of Palma de Majorca. This wonderful city is full of amazing history and architecture, with more than enough here to fill a day. One must see sight here is the famous cathedral de Palma, or Le Seu as it's more commonly known. This imposing gothic cathedral stands proudly over the city and is really a beautiful sight to behold.
Eating and drinking out
Magaluf's nightlife is one of its main attractions and the strip is notorious for its lively atmosphere and selection of great bars and clubs. One such bar is Baywatch Bar which is situated near the world-famous BCM dance club and features a themed based on the TV show of the same name. Loud music, cheap drinks and live dancers are all on offer here.
There's more to the resort than bars though, and if you're looking for a great meal on your holiday to Magaluf, you'll find it at restaurants such as El Mundo. This highly rated eatery serves a delicious range of international cuisine, from fresh Mediterranean fish dishes to authentic Italian pizzas. The paella is also recommended.
Another popular choice is El Maquito, a charming little Mexican restaurant in the centre of Magaluf. Holiday makers will find an authentic dining experience here, with fun themed décor and a menu of delicious Mexican food such as tacos and burritos. There's also a fantastic selection of cocktails to wash it all down with.