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MenorcaSpain

Located in the Mediterranean Sea off the eastern coast of Spain is a beautiful island with a fantastic coastline and thousands of years of history.

Menorca is the second-largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands. It is an enchanting place of postcard-perfect beaches, ancient monuments and buildings, and a beautiful countryside perfect for walking and cycling. Seek out thousand-year-old megalithic structures, follow a coastal trail around the island and enjoy days of beach relaxation.

The main attraction here is the coastline, with white-sand beaches, deserted coves and rocky bays. Snorkel in the shallow waters of Es Grau, go surfing off Son Bou Beach, the island's longest sandy stretch, and relax on Cala Mitjana, a gorgeous cove bordered by wooded cliffs.

Check out some of Menorca’s other natural attractions. Hike, cycle or ride a horse along the Camí de Cavalls, a 115-mile (185-kilometer) ancient coastal trail that encircles the island. Go bird watching in the wetlands of S'Albufera des Grau Nature Park. Between late January and mid-February witness almond trees in bloom; the island has more than 7 million.

At the eastern end of Menorca, perched above a large natural harbor, is the capital, Mahón or Maó. Browse its shops and markets and visit historical buildings. These include the Arch de San Roque, the last remaining part of the city's original defensive walls, and the 18th-century Church of Santa Maria.

The island’s other primary city is Ciutadella, on the western end. Tour ancient buildings in the historic quarter, such as a 14th-century cathedral.

Explore history elsewhere on Menorca. See the Fortress of Isabel II, built in the late 19th century, and the prehistoric settlement of Torre LLafuda. Travel to the megalithic stone monuments that are scattered across the island. These standing stones are homes, defensive structures and burial chambers built by the ancient Talaiotic peoples.

Reach Menorca by flying into the airport just outside Mahón. Alternatively, ferry across from mainland Spain. Get around to the historical sites, cities, beaches and other sites of natural beauty by rental car, taxi or public transportation. Buses run between the major towns and resorts.

Top Hotels in Menorca

Apartamentos Roc Lago Park
Apartamentos Roc Lago Park
3 out of 5

This family-friendly Ciutadella de Menorca aparthotel is located by the sea, within a 10-minute walk of Aquarock Waterpark and Cala Bosch. Playa de Son Xoriguer ...

3.6/5Good! (112 reviews)

"Everthing was great, the staff, the pool,but the tv was old with no English channels."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 6, 2019

Apartamentos Roc Lago Park
Menorca Binibeca by Pierre & Vacances Premium
Menorca Binibeca by Pierre & Vacances Premium
3 out of 5
Paseo del Mar, S/N, Binibeca, Sant Lluis, Balearic Islands

Situated in Sant Lluis, this beach hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Cala de Binissafuller, Binibèquer Beach and Cala Binibèquer. Es Calo Blanc and Cala Torret ...

4/5Very Good! (69 reviews)
Week stay in july

"Such a lovely stay here, breakfast was included and was delicious! We had a 2 story terrace with a sea view which was incredible, however the hot tub didn’t have water in it but and the air conditioning was awful so we had to sleep outside but it was quite nice in the end"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 19, 2020

Menorca Binibeca by Pierre & Vacances Premium
Aparthotel Nelva Resort
Aparthotel Nelva Resort
3 out of 5
Carrer Llebeig, 4, Cala en Porter, Alayor

Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Mahon Harbour, Es Calo Blanc and Son Bou Beach. Binibèquer Beach and Splash Sur Menorca are ...

4.3/5Excellent! (86 reviews)

"Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Pool and restaurant are great. We had 3-bed apartment, spacious enough for 6 people, adequate kitchen. Slight inconvenience was the only bathroom/WC which was a bit run-down and there was drain smell sometimes. Comfy beds. Good shower."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 4, 2019

Aparthotel Nelva Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Menorca

Apartamentos Roc Lago Park
Apartamentos Roc Lago Park
3 out of 5

This family-friendly Ciutadella de Menorca aparthotel is located by the sea, within a 10-minute walk of Aquarock Waterpark and Cala Bosch. Playa de Son Xoriguer ...

3.6/5Good! (112 reviews)

"Everthing was great, the staff, the pool,but the tv was old with no English channels."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 6, 2019

Apartamentos Roc Lago Park
Aparthotel Nelva Resort
Aparthotel Nelva Resort
3 out of 5
Carrer Llebeig, 4, Cala en Porter, Alayor

Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Mahon Harbour, Es Calo Blanc and Son Bou Beach. Binibèquer Beach and Splash Sur Menorca are ...

4.3/5Excellent! (86 reviews)

"Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Pool and restaurant are great. We had 3-bed apartment, spacious enough for 6 people, adequate kitchen. Slight inconvenience was the only bathroom/WC which was a bit run-down and there was drain smell sometimes. Comfy beds. Good shower."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 4, 2019

Aparthotel Nelva Resort
Hotel ILUNION Menorca
Hotel ILUNION Menorca
3 out of 5

This family-friendly Ciutadella de Menorca aparthotel is located near the beach, within 2 mi (3 km) of Cala Galnada Beach, Cala Macarella Beach and Macarelleta ...

4/5Very Good! (227 reviews)
Comfortable Aparthotel, good location and staff

"Comfortable Aparthotel, good location, pleasant staff"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 27, 2020

Hotel ILUNION Menorca
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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