Step out of everyday life and into an island heaven on holidays to Menorca. With picture-perfect beaches, ancient ruins and enchanting towns, this Balearic island offers a slice of heaven.
Menorca is the serene sister of Majorca and Ibiza, with a laid-back vibe that lulls you into blissful relaxation. Prehistoric monuments dot the lush countryside and azure waters lap the shores of white sand beaches. Dine at stunning clifftop restaurants and stroll through cobbled streets lined with churches, plazas and boutiques.
Outdoor adventures in Menorca
On and off the pristine water, Menorca holidays deliver thrills in the great outdoors. Kayak around secluded coves and dive in underwater caves. Hiking trails crisscross the island and weave through woodlands, gullies and colourful wildflowers. Country lanes are perfect for cyclists to get off the beaten path. As for the weather, the mild Mediterranean climate makes Menorca a year-round travel destination.
Why book Menorca holidays
Discover the best beaches
Think clear seas, pristine beaches, untouched coastlines & sandy bays
Rest & relaxation
The island's quiet, pristine vibe makes it the perfect spot for relaxation
Lush natural wonders
Menorca is a UNESCO recognised natural biosphere reserve
Cultural hotspot not to miss
Stroll along the old town streets of Ciutadella
Try the local wine
Menorcan wine is best paired with the delicious, artisan Mahon cheese
Popular with couples
Golden sunsets, quaint bays, sublime seafood & gorgeous wine
Top resorts in Menorca
If you are looking for an unforgettable holiday in 2021, then look no further than the sun, sand and surf …From £130 per person
Cala'n Bosch in Menorca, Balearic IslandsFrom £109 per person
Playa de Fornells
Playa de Fornells is a quiet beach resort town on the northern coast of the Spanish Balearic Island of Menorca. …From £125 per person
Families, couples and friends will all find a warm welcome in Cala Galdana. If you’re looking for a top-quality beach …From £150 per person
Arenal d'en Castell
Arenal d'en Castell in Menorca, Balearic IslandsFrom £112 per person
Cala'n Forcat in Menorca, Balearic IslandsFrom £183 per person
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Top 5 things to do in Menorca
From family-friendly breaks to couples holidays and solo sojourns, holidays in Menorca offer something for everyone.
- Pine-topped cliffs enclose the turquoise waters of Cala Galdana. The Blue Flag stretch features soft, white sand dotted with sunbeds and parasols. Boost your adrenaline with a range of water sports and fuel up at oceanfront restaurants.
- Grand palaces, impressive churches and charming shops line the cobbled streets of Ciutadella. The original capital of Menorca is the island’s second city and renowned for its innovative dining scene.
- Pack your hiking boots to explore S'Albufera des Grau Nature Reserve. It’s a haven for wildlife among forests, wetlands, dunes and cliffs.
- Menorca’s capital, Mahon, rests on the world’s second-largest natural harbour. Discover the city’s museums, take a boat trip on the harbour and dine with views of the marina.
- Whitewashed houses, narrow streets and Moorish arches decorate Binibeca Vell. The picturesque town was built in 1972 to recreate a traditional fishing village and features atmospheric shops and beach bars.
Historic highlights of Menorca
There’s intriguing history to discover at every turn on holidays to Menorca.
- A Baroque convent building houses the Museum of Menorca. Fascinating collections cover several floors, including archaeological finds from the Talaiotic, Roman and Byzantine eras.
- You’ll see the tallest taula in Menorca at the Talaiotic village of Torralba d’en Salort. Along with the stone monuments, discover excavated caves and statues.
- The island’s largest Talaiotic settlement is Torre d’en Galmes, which covers over 60,000 square metres. Religious buildings, circular houses and monuments rest on a backdrop of panoramic views.
- Watch a reenactment of a siege with technological effects and uniformed soldiers at Fort Marlborough. It was built in the 1720s to protect the city of Mahon.
- One of the most important spiritual places on the island, the Monte Toro Sanctuary is located on its highest peak.
What our local experts say
Local guide: 48 hours in Mahón
Menorca is the most tranquil of the Balearic Islands, a popular destination for families and couples. Its charming little capital, Mahón (Maó in Mallorquí), on the eastern tip of the island, overlooks the largest port in the Mediterranean. Elegant and stylish, Mahón is a wonderful place to soak up the ...
Local guide: 48 hours in Ciutadella
Ciutadella, a beautiful little city of golden stone, sits on the western tip of the laid-back island of Menorca. It was the island capital right up until 1714, and its cobbled lanes are crammed with churches and palaces that hug a picture-postcard port. One of the loveliest little cities in ...
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