The second largest of the Balearic Islands, Menorca is a great destination if you’re looking to kick back and relax under the Meditteranean sunshine. With over 100 beaches, the shorelines of Menorca are a favourite with sun-seeking tourists. There are some amazing deals to be had on Menorca hotels, which means you can relax and enjoy yourself without worrying about breaking the bank. To make the most of a sunshine break on the island, here is a selection of the island’s beaches for all occasions:
Top for seclusion: Cala Turqueta
Nature enthusiasts will find solace at the isolated Cala Turqueta beach that offers both beauty and peace and quiet. Those looking for a little peace and quiet will enjoy this unspoilt beach with picturesque scenery.
Top for families: Son Parc
Families should head to this north coast beach known for its shallow waters and a wide range of exciting activities. The beach is also nearby Menorca’s only golf course, offering enthusiasts the chance to slip away for a quick round of golf if desired.
Top for activities: Cala Galdana
There is plenty for the active tourist here on Cala Galdana beach, which can be found on the south coast. After taking in the gorgeous horseshoe cove and cliffs, visitors can enjoy a wide range of activities. These include boat trips, watersports, mini golf, cycling and the chance to take relaxing walks along the breathtaking coastline.
Top for nature: Cala Trebaluger
This picture perfect southern beach can be found at the mouth of a river, surrounded by pine forests. Accessible only by foot, the area is perfect for bird watching enthusiasts. Make sure to pack a picnic however, as there are no amenities on this beach.
Top all-rounder: Son Bou
Son Bou is well known as Menorca’s longest beach, stretching 3 kilometres along the south coast. Enjoy the brillaint views from the comfort of a sun lounger or waterside restaurant, or those looking to liven things up can enjoy a range of water sports. The beach continues to be a favourite with tourists, but there are occasional strong currents so care should be taken, particularly with young children.
With so many beautiful and unique beaches waiting to welcome you, there truly is something for all types on the relaxed island of Menorca. A holiday in the Balearic Islands can be surprisingly affordable. Search the great range of good quality Menorca hotels and check out the deals on cheap hotels and apartments on the island for your next sunshine break on this paradise isle.