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Where To Stay On Menorca Spain: Best Areas and Hotels

Wondering where to stay on Menorca for families, couples, best beaches, nightlife or without a car? Find out the best areas to stay in Menorca in this guide.

When you really want to treat yourself, there’s nothing quite like an island getaway to give your mind and body the blissful retreat that it deserves. With the ocean on every side, miles of sandy beaches, and that truly secluded feel, it’s a way to get your own slice of paradise for a little while.

Where To Stay On Menorca – The 10 Best Area To Stay In Menorca

Menorca is part of the Balearics’, a small group of Spanish islands located off the east coast of the mainland, in the Mediterranean Sea. It is the second largest of the group, trailing only Mallorca which is considered to be its twin. Their names even translate to smaller islands and larger islands, respectively.

With an abundance of long sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and beautiful wildlife across the island, Menorca will definitely tick all of your dream vacation boxes. That does provide an issue in and of itself though when it comes to narrowing down exactly where to stay on Menorca?

That’s why I’ve broken it down into, what I believe to be, the 10 best areas. Hopefully, once you’ve seen what each area has to offer, it will make things that little bit easier when it comes to deciding which of these best represents your own personal paradise.

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1. Mahon, Where to Stay in Menorca for Nightlife & Shopping

Mahon where to stay in Menorca for nightlife
Mahon

We start in the capital of the island, Mahon. Home to one of the largest natural harbors in the world, this is as close as you’re going to come to a city in Menorca and is certainly the most built up and lively destination to be found.

While it has traditional tourist features aplenty, such as bars, restaurants, and beautiful hotels, it also features more unique attractions to give it its own special feeling.

The Xoriguer gin factory for example is a must-see attraction. You can wander around sampling the wide array of gins they have on offer as you find out how they are produced, before purchasing your favorites direct from the factory to take home with you.

It also has the most vibrant nightlife on the island. If you’re looking to dance, party and be entertained, this is without a doubt the place to be.

With a wide range of prices and hotels and restaurants and everything within a reasonable distance, this is one of those traditional tourist destinations where there’s something for everybody.

YOU SHOULD STAY IN MAHON IF:

  • You love nightlife
  • You want to be in the thick of things
  • You like traditional tourist luxuries
  • You enjoy shopping

Best Hotels in Mahon

  • ARTIEM Capri is a fabulous, 4-star hotel, just 800 yards from Menorca’s main harbour. Stunning views out across the water can be achieved from most of the rooms on the upper floors, as well as on the 5th floor spa, which features a hot tub, sauna and sun terrace. The hotel features both indoor and outdoor pools, as well as a restaurant offering a varied breakfast, as well as regional and international cuisine throughout the day.
  • Sindic Hotel – Adults Only is an exceptional hotel, ideal for those looking for a peaceful holiday, who don’t want to be surrounded by children. A seasonal pool and sun terrace are available for you to bask in glorious sunshine during the summer, while a bar and lounge offer relaxation during the cooler months. Rooms all feature air-conditioning and Wi-Fi and come with robes, slippers and TVs.
  • Hotel Singular & Small Hevresac is a stylish, traditionally designed hotel, offering comfortable, air-conditioned, allergy free rooms. A shared kitchen is present for anyone wanting to prepare their own meals and a bar and terrace are available for when you want to relax. All guests receive access to Wi-Fi and a continental breakfast, while the 24-hour front is available to help book excursions. 

2. Ciutadella, Where to Stay in Menorca for History & Culture Lovers

Ciutadella best area to stay in menorca for culture and history
Ciutadella

The other “city” on the island, Ciutadella was built by the Romans and was the original capital of Menorca. Even today, the city is surrounded by the Contramurada Wall, following the exact same path it did at the time of the city’s construction.

Other than the wall, there are churches, plazas, winding streets, and even a cathedral you can spend your days roaming around to learn more about what the area and indeed the island are truly about

Unlike Mahon, Ciutadella is a city that is much more about experiencing the culture and history of the area than it is shopping and partying.

Make no mistake, there are still plenty of bars and restaurants to enjoy your evenings in, but these tend to be more local establishments as opposed to the big tourist watering holes you’ll find elsewhere.

While maybe a little more expensive, the area is still reasonably priced and cost shouldn’t be a barrier if you are looking to stay in this area.

YOU SHOULD STAY IN CIUTADELLA IF:

  • You are interested in history
  • You love culture
  • You aren’t worried about tourist shops and entertainment

Best Hotels in Ciutadella

  • Hotel Nou Sant Antoni is a superb, traditional guesthouse, located just 2 miles from Ciutadella lighthouse. A warm, homely feel is available throughout the property, as is Wi-Fi, and a buffet breakfast is served each morning. Rooms all feature air-conditioning, private bathrooms and flat screen TV’s, while many also offer facilities for disabled guests.
  • Cala Bona y Mar Blava is a simple, yet comfortable hotel, located only 100 yards from a beautiful, sheltered beach. There is an abundance of facilities at the hotel, such as a pool, bar, sun terrace, bar, garden and games and TV rooms. Free parking is available for all guests and staff can help you with both car and bicycle rentals. Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
  • Hotel Menorca Patricia is a fabulous, homely destination, located right beside the towns harbour. Begin each morning with a delicious buffet breakfast, made with all local produce, before spending your days relaxing at the pool and bar, exercising in the fitness centre or taking a stroll around the property and making the most of the stunning views.
  • Mon restaurant & fonda is a superb, modern hotel, located 650 yards from Gran Beach. A beautiful bar and restaurant are available on-site, serving a range of drinks and a choice of continental and buffet breakfasts, while a windsurfing and sailing school is just 450 yards away. All rooms feature Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, a private bathroom and facilities for disabled guests.

3. Son Bou, Where to Stay in Menorca for Families & Beaches

Son Bou where to stay in menorca for beautiful beaches
Son Bou

Located on the south of the island, the village of Son Bou is a popular location as it features the longest beach on the island.

Over 2 miles of golden sands and dunes sprawl out along the coast, lined by the ocean on one side and a nature reserve on the other. Inhabited by a variety of species of amphibians, birds, and insects, the sounds and sights surrounding the area bring you that feeling of a true tropical paradise.

The village features two large hotels, as well as a pair of villa and apartment complexes, providing a variety of options, whatever your preferred type of accommodation. There is also plenty of local shops for you to stock up on supplies and souvenirs, as well as numerous bars and restaurants for you to relax and experience some local fare in.

The highlight of the area’s tourist attractions comes in the form of the remains of a 5th-century church, the Basilica Paleocristiana De Son Bou. Whether you’re a history buff or simply enjoy experiencing local culture and traditions when you go away, this is a must-see if you’re in the area.

The one restriction of the area is that there are some steep hills in the area, so if you don’t have a car be prepared for a more than a little stroll.

YOU SHOULD STAY IN SON BOU IF YOU:

  • Enjoy beautiful beaches
  • Love nature
  • Are a family with children
  • Are interested in history
  • Aren’t bothered by large hills

Best Hotels in Son Bou

  • Valentin Son Bou is a fabulous hotel, set on a hill overlooking the stunning Son Bou beach itself. The range of rooms and apartments all offer Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, satellite TV, a balcony and a private bathroom. The buffet restaurant serves wonderful meals throughout the day, while a choice of 3 bars, 2 pools, tennis courts a games room and a fitness centre ensure you will never be bored.
  • Royal Son Bou Family Club is a luxurious hotel, just 100 yards from Son Bou beach, which is brimming with entertainment options. A swimming pool, fitness centre and tennis courts will help the adults in your party keep active, while the kids pool, playground and games room will ensure the youngsters are always entertained. 2 on-site restaurants and a bar also ensure you will have plenty to eat and drink throughout your stay.
  • Villas Menorca Sur are spacious, 2- and 3-bedroom villas, featuring a private pool, terrace and garden. The luxurious décor, high-tech furnishings, air-conditioning and Wi-Fi create a destination to make you feel like royalty during your stay. Located in a quiet neighbourhood, with bars, beaches, shops and restaurants just a short walk away, it’s the ideal spot for a peaceful vacation.

4. Arenal D’en Castell, Where to Stay in Menorca for Families With Todlers

Arenal D’en Castell where to stay on menorca with children
Arenal D’en Castell @Franco Vannini

Similar in ways to Son Bou in being famed for its beach, Arenal D’en Castell is a little more of a traditional tourist resort.

Intentionally designed to be a resort, instead of a local village, you will find plenty of entertainment for both children and adults alike. The hotels in the area provide cabaret and live music to keep you enjoying yourself into the evenings, while kids clubs and bouncy castles are set up to occupy your little ones.

The beach is also perfect for families as, while it’s not as impressive as Son Bou, it still features beautiful golden sands and shallow waters that are perfect for small children to safely enjoy the sea.

As you would expect from an area designed for families, it provides good value in everything from the bars and accommodation to the local supermarkets and souvenir shops.

YOU SHOULD STAY IN ARENAL D’EN CASTELL IF:

  • You have small children
  • You like organized entertainment
  • You are looking for good value
  • You don’t plan on leaving your resort that much
  • You like the beach

Best Hotels in Arenal D’en Castell

  • White Sands Beach Club By Diamond Resorts is a luxurious resort, 200 yards from the beach. The studios and apartments are all simply decorated in bright colours, with a private kitchen, bathroom and seating area. A choice of 2 pools, as well as activities like tennis and water sports will keep you active, while the Mediterranean restaurant and pool bar are ideal places to unwind after a long day.
  • Las Belisas – Apartamentos provide fabulous 2- and 3- bedroom apartments with garden views, just 100 yards from the beach. Each unit features a private bathroom, kitchen, dining area and either a patio or a balcony, complete with a BBQ. The property is pet friendly and offers Wi-Fi throughout, as well as having a pool and car rental facilities.

5. Sant Lluis – Best Area to Stay in Menorca for Quiet Atmosphere

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Sant Lluis @Franco Vannini

Sant Lluis is a municipality that lies on the south-eastern end of the island. It is famed for its coastline, as it features sandy beaches, rocky cliffs, and stunning coves, providing a little bit of everything to keep everyone happy.

Built by the French in the 1700s, the central features of the area include a large church and a traditional windmill that has been converted into a museum. There is also a winery that provides guided tours and sampling of their products.

It’s not all history and culture though, as the areas beach resort, Punta Prima, is one of the finest on the island. Not quite as touristy as some of the others, the beach at Punta Prima allows you to enjoy the sun, sand, and sea in a more refined manner.

In the evenings there are plenty of local bars and restaurants and even a limited amount of entertainment in some of the local hotels. Perfect for keeping your nights just as full as your days.

YOU SHOULD STAY IN SANT LLUIS IF:

  • You like culture
  • You want a more traditional area
  • You prefer a quieter beach
  • You like beautiful scenery

Best Hotels in Sant Lluis

  • Refugi Biniati Vell is a fabulous budget option, offering guests a range of private rooms and shared dormitories. The sun terrace and garden are ideal for getting to know your fellow guests as you soak up some sun, while the shared bathroom and kitchen provide all the facilities you need to take care of yourself. Free parking and Wi-Fi are also available for all guests.
  • Alcaufar Vell Hotel Rural & Restaurant is a stunning, 14th century building, surrounded by beautiful gardens and extensive farmland. The chic, spacious rooms have traditional wood and stone décor, as well as luxuries like a private bathroom, terrace and flat screen TV. The property features a range of amenities, like a pool, bar, hot tub, spa and Wi-Fi, to ensure you enjoy a truly pampered stay.
  • Hotel Rural Biniarroca – Adults Only is a superb, 17th century destination, where adults can enjoy sunning themselves in the lush gardens and pools, without the presence of children. The stunning restaurant offers fabulous international and French cuisine, while the shared lounge and library will help you relax. Activities like cycling and horse riding can also be arranged for you on site.

6. Binibeca, Where to Stay in Menorca for Local Atmosphere

Binibeca bes place to stay in menorca for tourist
Binibeca

Technically, Binebeca is still in the municipality of Sant Lluis. However, what separates this area is that it is a little more upmarket

Gone are almost any signs of the tourist world, allowing you to fully integrate yourself with the local culture, of which there is plenty in every direction.

While the town of Sant Lluis lies to the north, you have the traditional Mediterranean fishing village of Pueblo De Pescadores to the west, the Binibeca beach to the south and Cala Torret to the east- a small area featuring beautiful cliffs and coves, as well as an assortment of bars, restaurants, and shops.

When it comes to accommodation, gone are the usual large hotels and resorts. Instead, you will find an assortment of classy villas and apartments, which are often rented directly from the locals.

There’s certainly less in the way of nightlife here but you still won’t struggle to find a nice local bar to eat and drink the night away in.

YOU SHOULD STAY IN BINIBECA IF:

  • You don’t like touristy areas
  • You prefer more exclusive accommodation
  • You like to contribute to the local community
  • You aren’t too worried about the price

Best Hotels in Binibeca

  • Villas Binibeca is a residential estate, featuring a private pool and terrace, where guests can rent two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments. Designed like a traditional fishing village, the units all feature a kitchen and a lounge-diner with a TV. Free parking is available to all guests while a safe can be provided for an additional fee.
  • Menorca Binibeca by Pierre & Vacances Premium Adults Only is a stunning, adults only resort, with stunning views of the ocean and the nearby fishing village. A choice of 3 outdoor pools, a terrace and a garden offer a range of ways to enjoy the sun, while a pool bar and restaurant provides plenty of choice on food and drink. Each room is air-conditioned and has a private bathroom and balcony.

7. Fornells, Where to Stay in Menorca for Water Sports

Fornells Menorca
Fornells @a.froese

Now we’re going to change things up a bit and take our first trip to the northern coast of the island, to the traditional 17th-century fishing village of Fornells.

Like Binibeca, Fornells is a much quieter area than most of the island resorts, more suited to those looking for the true Menorcan experience.

It’s rolling hills meet the ocean at its deep fishing bay, which is the perfect spot for water activities, such as snorkeling, windsurfing, and boat trips.

Then, when you’re worn out from a day in the water, what better way to relax than to retire to your own, traditional whitewashed rental house in the village.  These are the most common source of accommodation in Fornells and further enhance your overall experience.

While quite a distance from any of the main towns or cities, there are plenty of local bars and restaurants to keep you fed and entertained.

YOU SHOULD STAY IN FORNELLS IF:

  • You enjoy water activities
  • You want to keep away from crowds and tourist spots
  • You like traditional accommodation
  • You aren’t too worried about the price

Best Hotels in Fornells

  • Hostal Restaurant s’Algaret is a location that provides incredible value for money. An on-site pool, bar and restaurant give you a great range of things to do, eat and drink, as does its beachfront location. All rooms are simply yet comfortably designed, featuring air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, a desk, flat screen TV and a private bathroom and balcony.
  • Aparthotel Tramontana Park provides a wide range of different, traditionally styled apartments, all with a private kitchen, terrace and bathroom. With 2 swimming pools, a gym, sun terrace, games room and a nearby beach, you will never be short of things to do. Meanwhile, the buffet restaurant and bar provide a range of international food and drink to keep you satisfied throughout your stay.
  • Apartamentos El Bergantin Menorca Club offer great value, one- and two-bedroom apartments, in a quiet neighbourhood overlooking the sea. The units are all modestly decorated and feature a private bathroom, balcony, kitchen and living room. There is also a pool, bar and restaurant on site, while Wi-Fi is available across the property. You also have access to free parking, as well as the Cami De Cavalls hiking and cycling route.

8. Cala En Porter – Best Place to Stay in Menorca for Sunset Views

Cala En Porter best place to stay in menorca for beautiful sun set
Cala En Porter @Mario Sánchez Prada

So far, we’ve looked at locations that were either tourist hotspots or provided natural beauty. Well, in Cala En Porter we’ve got one that does a bit of both.

While it’s known as one of the most popular tourist destinations on the island, it has achieved its reputation due to its incredible scenery and iconic views, as opposed to the bars and nightlife that often draw the crowds.

Home to the most famous bar on the island, Cova D’en Xoroi, Cala En Porter is located up in the cliffs on the south-eastern coast of the island, about halfway between Son Bou and Binibeca.

While it has some beautiful beaches, bars, and restaurants to make any holidaymaker happy, it’s the spectacular views that will sell this place to almost anyone who sees them.

Looking out into the bay, as the sun sets over the Mediterranean Sea, is a simply breath-taking experience, that draws not just holidaymakers but also photographers from all over the world.

Not as built up and touristy as some parts but more affordable than others, this may also be one of the best all round areas to stay on the island.

YOU SHOULD STAY IN CALA EN PORTER IF:

  • You love beautiful views and sunsets
  • You aren’t worried about crowds
  • You want an iconic experience

Best Hotels in Cala En Porter

  • Nelva Resort is a fabulous, modern resort, where guests can enjoy a pool, bar, restaurant and sun terrace, just 350 yards from Cova d’en Xoroi. The apartments all feature a private kitchen, bathroom and either a terrace or balcony, while the living area offers ample seating and a flat screen satellite TV. Free parking is offered to all guests and complimentary Wi-Fi is available across the site.
  • Torralbenc, a Small Luxury Hotel of the World is a superb, 4-star hotel, offering high class style in a traditional building. The air-conditioned rooms offer Menorcan décor of wooden beams and whitewashed walls, surrounded by lush gardens. The gourmet restaurant serves local cuisine for you to try, while a beautiful pool and sun terrace are available for you to relax and unwind.
  • Hotel Sa Barrera – Adults Only is an elegant, over 18’s hotel, surrounded by shops, bars, restaurants, beaches and night clubs. The restaurant serves a continental breakfast each morning and Italian food throughout the day, which can be eaten in or taken away. Themed evenings are a regular occurrence at the property, while its pool and bar give you plenty of ways to enjoy yourself.

9. Santo Tomas, Where to Stay in Menorca to See Forests

Similar to Cala En Porter, Santo Tomas offers a little bit of both worlds, providing some of your traditional tourist mainstays, such as hotel resorts, while at the same time being located in the beautiful scenery that tends to be a little quieter than the main resorts.

You have the option of staying in both private villas and hotels, although do be aware the latter close down outside of the main season.

The hillside is covered by beautiful forests, perfect for balancing your days if you don’t want to spend your whole trip lazing on the beach or in the ocean.

This certainly won’t be suitable for those looking to party the nights away but if you’re looking for a more active holiday, away from all the hustle and bustle, this certainly fits the bill.

YOU SHOULD STAY IN SANTO TOMAS IS:

  • You love beautiful forests
  • You aren’t concerned with nightlife
  • You’d rather avoid the crowds
  • You’d like a traditional style hotel

Best Hotels in Santo Tomas

  • Hotel 55 Santo Tomas is a superb, 4-star hotel, complete with 2 pools, a spa, sauna, restaurant and bar. Each unit has a private bathroom and flat screen satellite TV, while some also have a seating area or views of the pool. Free parking and Wi-Fi are available for all guests throughout their stay.
  • Hotel Santo Tomás is a beautiful, 4-star resort, with 2 pools, a spa, fitness centre, steam bath, sauna and hot tub, just 50 yards from the beach. Its bright, air-conditioned rooms all feature a mini bar, while a bar and a choice of restaurants, one of which is beachfront, are also available on-site.
  • Sol Beach House Menorca – Adults Only is a fabulous, over 18’s destination, located between two stunning beaches. There is an outdoor pool, gym, sun terrace and stunning Mediterranean restaurant, all designed to let you make the most of your child free environment.

10. Cala Galdana, Where to Stay in Menorca for Sightseeing

Cala Galdana best neighborhood to stay in menorca for family
Cala Galdana

We finish in Cala Galdana which, much like Arenal D’en Castell, is an area completely designed for tourists.

The area is packed with options for entertainment, both day and night, for holiday makers of all ages. It also features a shallow, protected beach, which makes it perfect for families with small children.

It also happens to be located in one of the most stunning parts of the island, with a beautiful bay in front of you and a sprawling pine forest rolling up the hill to the rear.

That combo makes it the perfect spot for those who want to take in nature and scenery but are looking for the kind of deals you on accommodation that you only find in tourist hotspots and aren’t worried about the crowds.

YOU SHOULD STAY IN CALA GALDANA IF:

  • You like forests
  • You like beautiful views
  • You are looking for good value accommodation
  • You aren’t put off by crowds
  • You travel as a family/with children

Best Hotels in Cala Galdana

  • Meliá Cala Galdana is an outstanding, 5-star, beachfront hotel, where guests can experience a truly exclusive level of personal services. In addition, the on-site amenities at the hotel already feature 2 pools, 2 hot tubs, a sun terrace, garden and a fitness centre with classes, to let you make your trip whatever you want it to be.
  • ARTIEM Audax – Adults Only is a superb, beachfront hotel, located within a nature reserve. A range of 4 pools, contrast showers, a sauna, spa, gym, bar and 2 restaurants make this a truly unique and expansive destination, where you are free to enjoy a little bit of everything during your stay.
  • Aparthotel Floramar provides a range of suites, studios and apartments, just 250 yards from Galdana Beach. Units come with a private kitchen, where you can prepare food bought from the on-site supermarket to enjoy on your balcony. A pool, gym, bar, hot tub and restaurant are also available, for when you simply want to relax.

Where To Stay In Menorca: Tips & Info

How do you further narrow your search to make sure you get where to stay in Menorca, Spain – the best area for you?

Well for starters, allow me to give you a few tips on things to consider when trying to home in on that perfect vacation destination.

  • Do you like tourist resorts?
  • Do you have children?
  • Do you like beaches?
  • How important is the nightlife?
  • What is your budget?
  • Are you interested in the history of the island?
  • Do you want to experience the local culture?
  • Do you prefer hotels or private villas?
  • How do you feel about crowds?
  • Are you interested in nature?

If you take these 10 points into consideration, it should make narrowing down the 10 locations much easier.

Menorca Travel Guide

Where To Stay In Menorca For Beaches

If it’s beaches you’re after, it simply has to be Son Bou

Easily the greatest beach on the island, you can lose entire days on it. Whether you’re walking its incredible length, relaxing on the sand, sipping on a cool drink, or doing something more active, Son Bou has it all.

The sheer size of it also provides the benefit of not feeling too busy, even though it’s in a popular location, and its shallow waters make it a perfect destination if you have little ones with you too.

Staying In Menorca For Nightlife

Let’s be real, no matter what country you’re in, if it’s nightlife you’re looking for then you need to head into the city. After all, they don’t call it tearing down the town for nothing.

On Menorca, that means you’re going to want to stay in Mahon. Featuring plenty of crowded bars and restaurants that are open into the early hours, you’re guaranteed to have a good night in Mahon.

Whether you’re after dancing, live music or just drinks with your pals, you can be sure Mahon will deliver.

Best Locations to Stay In Menorca Without A Car

It would be easy to pick Mahon again for this one as there’s so much going on and it’s the closest to the airport.

However, if you wanted to spend your entire trip in a city, I can’t imagine you’d be coming to Menorca. That’s why I’m going to select Sant Lluis instead.

Only a matter of minutes further away, Sant Luis in itself has a good blend of both culture and tourist attractions. Add in its public transport links to not only the Airport but also Mahon and Binibeca as well and it’s perfect for those traveling without a car to get a little bit of everything.

Best Areas In Menorca For Families

It’s hard to make a blanket suggestion for this one, as a family could include people of a variety of ages. 

For that reason, I’ve selected Arenal D’en Castell.

Firstly, there is a range of activities for people of all ages, from toddlers to the elderly. That means no matter who you have in your family, there’s likely to be something for everyone.

The other deciding factor is the cost. Considering you’ll be needing an accommodation, food, transport, etc for multiple people, you’re going to be wanting good value, and being such a tourist hotspot, there are fabulous deals to be had here all season long.

Where To Stay In Menorca With A Baby/Toddler

The requirements for this will be similar to the previous one, however, with the child being so young you likely won’t need quite so much entertainment for them and will potentially be looking for an area that isn’t quite as busy.

That’s why I’ve selected Cala Galdana. It provides most of the same features as Arenal D’en Castell but is not quite as busy, as it has fewer activities and kids clubs etc

It also has a little more variety of surroundings, so if you want to get out for a while you have more choices of local sights to see.

Best Places In Menorca For Couples

Nothing says romance quite like a beautiful sunset. When it comes to the best place for couples to stay in Menorca, it has to be Cala En Porter.

While you’ll find all the usual luxuries present in most Menorcan resorts, Treating yourselves to an evening at Cova D’en Xoroi, eating dinner, and sipping drinks while you watch the sunset over the bay will be an experience you both remember for the rest of your lives.

Best Neighborhoods In Menorca For Walking

If it’s long walks in the open air you’re looking for, you won’t find a better location in Menorca than Santo Tomas.

The pine forests in the hills above the town are the perfect place to spend your day roaming through the wildlife.

Then there’s the beautiful coastline around the village when you want an evening stroll to take in some culture. As an avid walker myself, this would definitely be my preferred choice to do some exploring.

Best Place To Stay In Menorca In October

If you choose to come to Menorca out of the traditional holiday season, you need to be aware certain things will be closed and the weather will be much cooler.

Therefore, you’re more likely going to be looking at a town or city trip than a beach one.

With that in mind, Ciutadella would be my recommendation for an October trip to Menorca. There’s an abundance of local history and culture to take in, so your activities aren’t dictated by the weather, and, being a city, it doesn’t shut down out of season, so there will be plenty of options for where you eat and sleep.

What Part Of Menorca Is The Best?

Another hard one to answer and somewhat dependant on what you’re looking for, but I’d have to say the south-east portion of the island is the best.

It features 6 of the 10 locations on this list and has such a wide variety of history, sights, and landscapes that there’s almost certainly something for everybody.

Add that to how easy it is to travel between the previously mentioned 6 locations and it’s simply the logical choice.

When Is The Best Time To Visit Menorca?

If you’re looking at visiting a Mediterranean island, there’s a good chance you’re looking for a summer holiday. In Menorca’s case, that is definitely the best time to visit.

Not only will everything be open and the temperature is pleasant, but it can tend to be a little rainy outside of the summer season.

There are also traditional festivals held across the island between the 23rd June and the 4th weekend in July which would be an amazing experience if you can sync your trip up with them.

Conclusion

When it comes to island holidays, we’re usually all looking for a somewhat similar experience.

Good weather, nice beaches, things to see, places to explore and a selection of great bars and restaurants to unwind of an evening.

Menorca offers all of those qualities and then some, so you can be confident in your choice of destination.

The only thing left to do is narrow down exactly where to stay. With the tips and information I’ve given you in this article about where to stay on Menorca, Spain- the 10 best areas, it should hopefully have helped make that an easy choice too.



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