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Fincas in Menorca to rent
Menorca, one of the Gems of the Balearics is well-known for its crystalline seas, velvety beaches, and a serene vibe. Unlike its neighbours Majorca and Ibiza known for their extravagant nightlife, Menorca is the perfect destination for a laid-back, sunny holiday! Menorca is a relatively small island, but there are plenty of gorgeous rustic fincas (country homes) right next to the beach! There are also fabulous fincas inland, closer to historic towns and villages like Alaior. These are typically more secluded, making them a great place for rest and rejuvenation! Regardless of location, expect astonishing views of the Balearic sea and the beautiful sunny coastline!Glamourous County Homes
Fincas in Menorca are a staple of luxury living with quaint Mediterranean architecture using brick and wood contrasted with bright white paint, on an expansive plot of land. These charming country homes also have well-tended lush gardens to lounge in; the perfect spot for a quiet morning breakfast, soaking up the sun! Feel like taking a refreshing dip? You'll find that most fincas in Menorca have beautiful pools and decks for sunbathing! Have a BBQ pool party in the evenings with friends and family or go for an evening dip, enjoying the breathtaking Mediterranean sunset. Plus, they're also very spacious and can accommodate up to 10 people! Fincas are the perfect way to experience sunny Menorca, creating memories that'll last a lifetime.
Travellers and activitiesMenorca for mature travellers
Menorca's impressive coastline spans 134 miles (216 km) adorned with white-sandy beaches, mysterious coves, stellar cliffsides, and crystal-clear turquoise seas. With such an expansive coastline, you should visit one of the 100+ beaches like Cavalleria Beach or Son Bou Beach. Enjoy the serene sound of crashing waves while you walk on the beautiful white shores. Nearby, you'll find scrumptious restaurants, serving authentic Menorcan dishes like caldereta de langosta (lobster stew) and exquisite wine paired with delectable Mahón cheese! After a hearty lunch, head on over to Ciutadella for some sightseeing of the medieval town. Ciutadella is filled with historic 17th-century architecture and whitewashed stone homes. The main square, Plaça des Born, especially has a rich history and architectural marvels such as 19th-century palaces, cathedrals, the city hall, and more! After some sightseeing, head over to the port for a sunset cruise on Menorca's west coast! You'll see the picturesque Cap d'Artrutx lighthouse while marvelling at the awe-inspiring Mediterranean sun drifting off into the horizon!Menorca for families
Menorca is filled with exciting activities for the family. If you've already stopped at one of the wondrous beaches, try your hand snorkelling through the mysterious coves and calas (bays) in Menorca! Explore the coves of southern Menorca like Cala Marcarella, Cala Mitjana, and Cala Turqueta! After a busy morning snorkelling, head over to Port Mahón, one of the largest natural harbours in the world! Walk through the gorgeous promenade on the southern shore filled with shops, restaurants, and cafés, alongside stunning views of the deep blue waters and the coastal town! Nearby, you can also go to the Museo de Menorca. The museum is home to over 200,000 artefacts detailing the rich history of Menorca, dating back from prehistoric times! But if you'd prefer to explore the deep blue waters, charter a boat at the nearby harbour and tour around the bay. Some boats have see-through floors to admire the bountiful marine life swimming underneath your feet!
Top 7 travel tips in Menorca1. Walk up Monte Toro!
Monte Toro is the only mountain in Menorca, and rises up to 358 meters! Enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the island in its entirety! At the top, you can also find the Sanctuary of the Virgen del Toro, a Gothic-style church from the 1600s! A marvellous landmark to enjoy breathtaking views!2. Taulas de Menorca
Just outside of Port Mahón you can find the Taulas de Menorca, mysterious and enigmatic t-shape stone monuments. They're believed to date back to 1000 - 300 BC and were created by the ancient Talaiotic civilization, but archaeologists still don't know what the megalithic structures were used for! You can also find other Taulas spread across the island.3. Stroll Through a Picturesque Whitewashed Village
Bibineca Vell is a charming coastal village best known for its narrow streets & alleys and Meditteranean whitewashed buildings. It's a pretty small village to explore, so it's perfect as a mid-way stop. Don't forget to snap a few pics for Instagram!4. Splash around Aquarock Menorca!
Aquarock Menorca in Cala en Bosc is an awesome water park to visit! It's home to the only wave pool in Menorca and thrilling slides, waterfalls, and themed playgrounds! Nearby, you'll also find Kartingrock to have a go-kart race! An adrenaline-pumping day perfect for families!5. A Horseback Riding Adventure
In Cala Fustam on the southern coast of Menorca, you can enjoy a horseback ride through hidden coves and beaches! Ride a horse through the crystalline waters and explore the beautiful coast and lush surrounding areas. A one-of-a-kind experience perfect for a peaceful, scenic adventure!6. Take a Boat Tour to Private Beaches!
Head on over to Platja de Cala Galdana to embark on an exciting cruise, discovering secluded, yet picturesque beaches! You can also take a dip in the vast sea or enjoy a scenic paddleboard ride! Since the isolated beaches are only accessible by boat, you can enjoy private moments with friends and family. Plus, what better way to explore the island than on a sailboat with some drinks?7. Hike Through the Coastline!
Camí de Cavalls is an ancient path that spans the entire 114 miles (185 km) coastline of Menorca! What was once a pathway for patrols and military purposes, turned into an astonishing hiking trail with breathtaking views of the coast! It's divided into 20 sections, each ranging between 5 - 14 km, making it approachable even for beginners!