Cala Macarella is one of the best-known coves in Menorca. The turquoise colour of the sea and the boats' shadows make this beach look like a postcard of the Balearic Islands.
Es Grau is a beautiful town north of Mahón. If you go with kids, it has a perfect beach since the water barely covers it. Good food and fun are guaranteed!
Cala en Vidrier is undoubtedly a great alternative to the main beach of Es Grau. The sea is deep and more crystalline. Moreover, it offers a spectacular panoramic view of the town.
Cala Macarelleta is the little sister of its neighbour. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful beaches in the Balearic archipelago and appears in most postcards of Menorca.
Punta Prima is an urban beach on the south coast of the island. If you are looking for multiple services and accommodations, do not hesitate to visit the urbanization.
Capifort or Cala Tortuga is a natural beach on the north coast of Menorca. Its spectacular views of the Favaritx lighthouse and its difficult access make it a desired place by all visitors.
Only 30 minutes by plane from Barcelona. The best beaches of Menorca are small bays, which have a lot of hills and vegetation around them. They don't use to have many roads or buildings around, so the landscape is pretty nice. In Menorca are called playas vírgenes, virgin beaches, cause they are not built.
Beaches on the north of Menorca, used to be unique beaches, mainly constituted of slate rock formations. On the deep of the sea, appears long areas of rocks and stones, with isolated small areas of sand that take an incredible turquoise color. On the other hand, Beaches in the south of Menorca, are the opposite. Big hills and the deep of the sea is mainly covered by sand, which allows us to see nice calas like Cala Turqueta or Cala Galdana.
Actually, in Menorca we're registering a big amount of beaches, and their services, with a lot of information about each beach. You can choose your favourite before going there. From Cala Macarelleta to Cala Tortuga. You will discover all nooks, a lot of times only known by Menorca people. In this magic Menorca, you will find a great number of possibilities of fun a part of visiting the best beaches. Water sports, snorkel or simply a walk around the Cami de cavalls. That's a road which turns around Menorca, with an amount of 186 km to discover.
If you want to enjoy fully of Menorca, we recommend you to rent a motorbike. A motorbike gives you the freedom to go to the best beaches. On the other hand, the best beaches of Menorca are inaccessible on foot, like Cala Pudent or Mongofre beach. The best option to access is renting a typical Llaut of Menorca.
Sharks are present in Menorca and throughout the Mediterranean Sea. However, the overfishing of the last decades has diminished sharks sightings. Nevertheless, every year there is usually an appearance of a blue shark, normally dying on the shore.
Monte Toro is the highest mountain and peak on the island. From there, there are spectacular views of all of Menorca. It is a must for all visitors!
As in most of Europe, in Menorca the minimum age to drink alcohol is 18 years old. This law is also there for other products such as tobacco.
Punta Prima nightlife is in the hot summer months. At that time all the bars and pubs are open and offer many leisure possibilities.
Even though there are no beaches in the city of Mahón; In its surroundings, there are spectacular coves that you should not miss. In less than 15 minutes by car, you can be on any of its beaches.
If you go to Menorca this year, you should know that all accommodations will make you pay a small tourist tax. Its price depends on the type of accommodation you have hired.
The TrashChallenge Menorca campaign invites everyone to collect plastics on the beaches of Menorca. Together we can save the beauty of the island!