Part of the Balearic Islands, the island of Menorca is the perfect place for anyone looking for an authentic and laid-back vacation. Next to Ibiza and Mallorca, this is the island for those who want a beach vacation without the party.
Best time to travel
Menorca is a popular summer vacation destination, so expect crowds anytime between May and October. Menorca is hot and dry in July and August and has very little rain in the summer months. If you’re thinking about traveling during the winter, expect heavy rainfall.
Hotel Rural Binigaus Vell
Near the beach, this four-star rural hotel offers many unique amenities including stables and horse-back riding, and great scenery featuring a garden area and terrace.
Casa Ládico – Hotel Boutique
This fourteenth-century building sets you just 500 meters from Mahon Port. Relax at the sun terrace or in the outdoor pool, and head inside for a drink at the bar.
Hotel Can Faustino
Offering a wide array of accommodations, you can spend your days in Menorca at this boutique hotel. Enjoy both indoor and outdoor pools, an a la carte restaurant, and a sauna and massage therapies.
Surround yourself with traditional Menorcan décor at this luxury hotel which was formerly a Menorcan farm. Amenities include an outdoor pool on a hill in which the hotel is built around, traditional island cuisine at the hotel’s restaurant, and a terrace with views of the Mediterranean Sea.
Cugó Gran Menorca
Enjoy views of the Mediterranean Sea and an infinity pool offered at this restored farmhouse boutique hotel. Gear up in your biking clothes as well, because this area is very popular for cycling.
These coves are all around Menorca and extremely popular, which isn’t a surprise because their beauty speaks for itself. Hike up to one of these secluded natural pools and take in the blue sea and nature Menorca has to offer.
Some popular calas include Cala Macarelleta, Cala Pregonda, and Cala Turqueta.
Puerto de Ciutadella
One of the most beautiful ports and a must-see in Menorca, Puerto de Ciutadella is lined with decadent restaurants, fishing spots, and offers tours and boat rentals.
One of the most popular activities to take part in when on Menorca is hiking to the top of Monte Toro. No need to be an experienced hiker, this hill is 342 meters and takes about an hour to climb up.
Menorca’s waters are perfect for water sports of all kinds. Surfing, snorkeling, kayaking, and jet skiing are just a few of the numerous activities you can partake in Menorca.
Written by Hannah Brody