Menorca

Menorca

The laid-back island of Menorca has a more relaxed vibe than its party-centric cousins of Ibiza and Majorca. It’s the ideal place for a villa holiday if you’re looking for rest and relaxation. This eastern Balearic island boasts long stretches of white-sand beaches that are lapped by crystal-clear waters. Its capital of Mahón features a tranquil harbour and features plenty of shops, bars and restaurants serving the island’s signature dish of Caldereta de llagosta, or lobster stew. Further inland, explore the various hiking trails to discover whitewashed villages dotted around green rolling hills. Historical sites from the Bronze Age are also dotted around, reflecting the island’s colourful history.

Things to do in Menorca

Known for its laid back pace, quiet coves, white-sand beaches, crystal clear waters and stunning architecture, Menorca is famous for delivering peaceful and relaxing holidays full of sunshine and positive memories. Here's our ultimate guide to some ...

Wondering where to go in the Balearic Islands in 2021?

Endless sunshine, stunning scenery, historical towns, exciting activities The Balearic Islands offer all this and much more. But where should you visit in Majorca or Menorca in 2021? Here’s our expert team’s handpicked selection of some of the best ...

On the Gourmet Trail. Spain: Paella

This delicious dish is from Spain and is the ideal meal for a night in with your friends and family.   Ingredients  4 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 red pepper, chopped 125g (4¼ oz) fresh chorizo sausage, ...

Cala Galdana: Menorca

I have called Menorca my home for over 15 years, and Cala Galdana is without a doubt one of my favourite spots. A combination of many factors makes it, in my opinion, a little piece of paradise. Think golden sand and the crystal-clear turquoise ...

Why beach holidays in Menorca are perfect for young families

On Menorca, young families can enjoy thrills and sunshine at a leisurely pace. This UNESCO Biosphere Reserve island is home to luscious wetlands, dunes and an untold number of islets just waiting to be explored. Just try to walk along its inviting ...

Why you should choose a holiday let when you go to Menorca

Menorca is holiday paradise, peppered with hiking and cycling trails for the active, and woven with beaches and towns for the less energetic to mooch about in. Although Menorca has an understated presence that’s sleepier than its Balearic neighbours, ...
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