Southwest Menorca attractions

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Cala en Turqueta

One of Menorca's most beautiful and sought-after coves, salt-white Cala en Turqueta gets its name from the turquoise-hued waters that tumble onto its south-coast sands. It's 11km southeast of Ciutadella, about a 1km…
Archaeological Site in Southwest Menorca

Son Catlar

Around 7km southeast of Ciutadella, Son Catlar is the largest Talayotic settlement in the Balearics, covering around six hectares with five talayots, ruined dwellings and impressively preserved 2m-thick walls. From …
Beach in Southwest Menorca

Cala Mitjana

Ah, bliss! Pine-brushed cliffs enshroud this silky sugar-white cove, set deep into a headland 7km southwest of Ferreries. Park in the free car park just before the entrance to the resort of Cala Galdana, then walk a…
Beach in Southwest Menorca

Cala Macarella

An exquisite horseshoe bay on the southwest coast, with bleach-blonde sand, unbelievably turquoise water, a lone restaurant and cliffs cloaked in pines and holm oaks. Like its neighbouring coves, it's very busy in s…
Beach in Southwest Menorca

Platges de Son Saura

Bordered by pines 12km southeast of Ciutadella, the twin white-gold beaches of Banyuls and Bellavista (more commonly known as Platges de Son Saura) are popular for their easy(ish) access and raw natural beauty. The …
Beach in Southwest Menorca

Cala des Talaier

This snow-white bay, 11km southeast of Ciutadella, is kissed by aquamarine waters and accessible only on foot, though that doesn't dampen its popularity. To get here, walk 2km east from the Platges de Son Saura, or …
Beach in Southwest Menorca

Cala Galdana

About 7km southwest of Ferreries, the beach resort of Cala Galdana sits snugly around a pine-fringed, white-tinged horseshoe-shaped bay, marred by three monster hotels. The Camí de Cavalls leads west through pine tr…
Beach in Southwest Menorca

Son Xoriguer

Two kilometres east of the busy resort of Cala en Bosc are the popular white sands of Son Xoriguer, with frequent Autocares Torres buses to/from Ciutadella (€1.95, 30 minutes).