Where to Stay in Menorca: Visit Menorca

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GETTING AROUND IN MENORCA

Important: Menorca does not have a coastal road, but a ridge that cuts the island from Citadel in Mahon with branches to the north and south coasts and therefore to get around the island of Menorca it is almost essential to rent a means of transport, even if only for a few days.

If you really don't want to rent a vehicle, you can also use buses, especially if you are staying in Ciutadella, but keep in mind that you will not be able to reach the most beautiful coves. In this case the advice is to rent a vehicle for at least 2/3 days.



Menorca is the ideal island for those looking for a holiday of relaxation and beautiful sea.

To make the most of your stay and appreciate the beauties that the island offers, it will be essential to choose the best area to stay in Menorca.

First of all you need to understand how Menorca is made and what kind of holiday you prefer, if you want to visit many beaches, if you are looking for evening life or if you cannot do without a hotel near the beach.

Based on your preferences, it will be very easy to choose the area where to stay in Menorca.

As for the beaches, the North coast is wilder, rocky and windy with coves enclosed by large cliffs. The beaches of the south coast, on the other hand, are white sand with calm, crystal clear water and little wind.

WHERE TO STAY IN MENORCA

In general the choice best place to stay in Menorca especially if it is your first time visiting the island, it is Ciutadella.


The only thing is that there are no beaches in Ciutadella, but it is possible to reach the closest ones with a short bus ride.


Alternatively, if your prerogative is to stay near the sea, so as not to have to move every day, you can choose the residential coves near Ciutadella, such as Cala En Blanes, Cala Blanca, Cala En Bosch oppure Son Bou, Cala Galdana or San Tomas.

If you are not at all interested in evening life, but your goal is to get around the island as much as possible, see the beaches of the north and south coasts and also visit the beautiful town of Mahon then the right area where to stay in Menorca it is the center of the island, in particular Mercadel or other locations.

CIUTADELLA

Ciutadella it is certainly the most strategic area to stay overnight, convenient for moving to the most beautiful beaches during the day, as the main road you take to move around the island starts from here.

Then in the evening you won't have to move, Ciutadella it is the area that offers more evening life, there are pubs, restaurants and clubs, certainly do not expect the nightlife of other Balearic islands.

NEAR HOTEL: CIUTADELLA

 

CALA EN BOSCH

If you are looking for a place with a beach and some restaurants and clubs for the evening Cala鈥橬 Bosch it can be a good choice where to stay in Menorca.


By staying in Cala 鈥楴 Bosch you can rent a vehicle even if only for a part of the holiday, in order to visit the most distant beaches during the day and spend a few evenings in Ciutadella.


NEAR HOTEL: CALA EN BOSCH

 

CALA EN BLANES

Cala Blanes it is quite small and particularly suitable for a couple's holiday, the strong point is the proximity to Ciutadella and the main road that you have to take to get around Menorca. The same goes for Cala Blanca.


NEAR HOTEL: CALA EN BLANES

 

HIS BOU

Son Bou is located about half of the island, has a long beach with crystal clear sea, is particularly suitable for families with children and to those who love to take long walks on the beach.

The area, like the whole island, is very quiet, however there are restaurants, pubs and shops.

NEAR HOTEL: SON BOU

GETTING AROUND IN MENORCA

Important: Menorca does not have a coastal road, but a ridge that cuts the island from Citadel in Mahon with branches to the north and south coasts and therefore to get around the island of Menorca it is almost essential to rent a means of transport, even if only for a few days.


If you really don't want to rent a vehicle, you can also use buses, especially if you are staying in Ciutadella, but keep in mind that you will not be able to reach the most beautiful coves. In this case the advice is to rent a vehicle for at least 2/3 days.

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