Get to know Menorca
Menorca’s varying landscapes are all impressive: the north is mostly desert while the center is green and fertile. Menorca’s nature is full of ecosystems that are rich in flora and fauna. In fact, this abundant nature has led UNESCO to declare Menorca a Biosphere Reserve. Its cultural heritage is concentrated in the capital Mahon, Ciutadella and its charming fishing towns. Out of all the Balearic Islands, Menorca has best avoided the increasing real estate pressure. It is known for its beautiful stone and lime architecture, its megalithic site and the historic monuments that speak of its past.
Menorca is 250 kilometers from the Iberian peninsula. It is connected by an important airport in its capital, Mahon. If you’d like to arrive by boat, navigating the Mediterranean waters, the ports of Mahon and Ciutadella also welcome you.
The wealth of Menorca’s natural spaces and the diversity of its ecosystems are protected by UNESCO. The island is characterized by beautiful coves of white sand in the south and wide beaches of red sand in the north. All of its beaches invite you to go for a swim or play water sports. Its famous virgin coves are definitely worth visiting: Cala Turqueta, Galdana, Macaralleta and Cavallería with its clay baths. There are also noteworthy beaches such as La Vall, Es Talaier and Santo Tomás, all of which are examples of Menorca’s diverse scenery.
The capital of the island, Mahon, possesses one of the largest natural ports in the world. Its labyrinth of streets possess a grand Mediterranean flair the maritime promenade is wonderful for going for a stroll. If you visit Ciutadella, you will discover its magnificent and noble historic center, crowned by the Menorca Cathedral and the Saint Nicholas Castle, and its lively port. Menorca is known for being the cradle of the Talaiotic culture. It contains prehistoric ruins such as Talatí de Dalt, the town of Trepucó, Torretrencada and the Cala Morell Necropolis. You also can’t miss the very impressive sites of the Naveta of Es Tudons, the Torre d’en Galmés and the Torralba d’en Salord.
Menorca’s cuisine is characterized by typical dishes such as the caldereta de langosta (lobster stew), seafood prepared in multiple ways and stuffed eggplants.
During the day, make the most of Menorca. By night, relax in our small, charming hotels, with your significant other or your family!