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Menorca offers a plentiful range of beaches, some with equipment for hire including pedaloes and windsurfs. Serious watersports enthusiasts should consider a trip to S'Algar in the south eastern corner of the island, where you can also learn to dive. Fornells offers windsurfing lessons and hire. Sun worshippers looking for plenty of golden sand might consider Son Bou and Santo Tomas, or the child friendly Cala Galdana. Indeed, Son Bou boasts the longest beach in Menorca - nearly 3km long.
Other beaches of interest are listed below:-
Arenal d'en Castell - A wide sandy beach set within a circular bay, backing onto dunes and the rising cliffs. You can hire sunbeds, parasols, pedaloes, pedal boats and there is also windsurfing and water skiing. The water is shallow which makes it popular with families and there is also a first aid post.
Binibeca - The golden sandy beach is gently shelving, making it ideal for children. Sun loungers and pedaloes are available for hire and there is a beach bar for drinks and meals. Well worth a visit and there is a car park but it does tend to get busy in peak months and also weekends when the Spanish themselves are more likely to visit.
Binisafua - Blink and you will miss it but Binisafua has the most wonderful small, sandy inlet reached by steps. It is quite a sheltered beach being flanked either side by the cliffs and it does get extremely busy but well worth seeing.
Cala Binimel-La - Set in a remote and sheltered bay, Cala Pregonda has a wide sandy beach. Accessed by foot from Binimel-La at the western end. Terrain is not too difficult and once there the water is crystal clear, ideal for swimming. Near here is El Prego, the sandstone outcrop said to resemble a 'hooded monk'. Behind the beach are the pine woods, ideal for picnicing and for some shelter from the sun.
Cala Blanca - Situated at the Western end of Menorca, the small sandy beach is framed by low cliffs made from limestone. The water is fairly shallow and the beach.
Cala D'Alcuafar - Southeast of Sant Lluis - approx 3-4 km away, this narrow beach is a sheltered inlet with a lovely sandy beach. Not large by any standard but picturesque as there are normally a few boats moored there. It is regarded as safe for swimming making it popular with families. Sunbed hire, pedalo rental etc is also available.
Cala Galdana - A beautiful, horseshoe shaped sandy beach. Framed by cliffs made from limestone and covered in pine trees. The water is fairly shallow and gently shelves making it popular with families.Sun bed hire, pedaloes and water-skiing all available.
Cala Mesquida - Across from the Port of Mahon and closest to the resort of Cala Llonga is the beach of Mesquida. Sandy and unspoilt and protected by cliffs to either side. Parking is easy enough with the exception of peak summer months and the little village of Sa Mesquida has a bar/restaurant.
Cala Morell - Small sandy beach surrounded by strange rock formations. The small beach and harbour can be reached by steps at either side of the bay or by driving down and parking in the car park beside the beach. Good snorkelling and swimming can be enjoyed from the rocky promontories jutting out into the sea. Just outside Ciutadella you may just get this beach to yourself.
Cala Mitjana - This beach is best reached on foot from Cala Galdana. The walk takes about 30 minutes. The beach is broad and sandy but surrounded by cliffs which some adventurous locals use to dive into the sea. This beach is popular but often not too busy. The 30 minute walk is to some, off putting.
Cala'n Porter - A wide, deep sandy beach offering sunbed hire and watersports. Sheltered by cliffs on either side and very popular with families. The beach can be accessed by steps although an easier method is to drive down and park in the car park, or take the little road train which stops at the beach.
Cala Pregonda - Set in a remote and sheltered bay, Cala Pregonda has a wide sandy beach. Accessed by foot from Binimel-La at the western end. Terrain is not too difficult and once there the water is crystal clear, ideal for swimming. Near here is El Prego, the sandstone outcrop said to resemble a 'hooded monk'. Behind the beach are the pine woods, ideal for picnicing and for some shelter from the sun.
Cala Tirant - On the road to Fornells the signposting to Cala Tirant can be found. It is a broad sandy beach but it is exposed to the North wind. Sun loungers and pedaloes can be hired.
Es Canutells - Small sandy beach backed by rock and cliffs and in a small sheltered inlet making it safe for bathing. Small boats will moor here.
Es Grau - A horsehoe shaped bay with shallow waters. The sand is an uninviting grey colour but as the shallow water is ideal for children it is a very popular beach.
Na Macaret - A small sandy beach with a narrow inlet making it safe for children. Popular for mooring yachts so picturesque - restaurants, cafes and supermarket only a few minutes walk and there is a free car park as well.
Playas de Fornells - Crystal clear and shallow waters allow for safe swimming; great for children. Sunbed hire and pedaloe hire also available.
Punta Prima - The beach is gently shelving but set against a backdrop of sand dunes. Pedaloes, sailing and windsurfing equipment can be hired. Parking is available beside the beach and there are many cafes and restaurants only a few minutes walk away.
Son Saura - This sandy beach at Son Parc is lovely, deep and wide and backed by sand dunes. Popular with families; sunbeds and pedaloes can be hired. There is a beach car park in a wooded area which then means a short walk across a wooden boardwalk.
Son Bou - The longest beach in Menorca - nearly 3km of pale golden sand, making it ideal for sun worshippers and watersport enthusiasts. The sandy beach shelves gently which is generally safe for swimming. Ocean currents can be strong at times and you should look out for the red and green flags. At one end of the beach is a naturist section. Sunbed hire, pedaloes, jet skiis and banana boats are all available.