Cala en Blanes Resort Guide

Cala Blanes is a perfect location for families as well as couples.

Cala Blanes is one of Menorca’s newer resorts situated on the West Coast of Menorca.

Situated just 2 miles West of Cuitadella, Cala Blanes is built within the holiday development of Los Delfines and merges with the other popular result of Cala n Forcat.

Cala Blanes is one of the islands liveliest resorts with plenty to do especially those with children.

Numerous activities and sports are on offer as well as glass bottom boat trips and crazy golf. There is also a large selection of shops; bars and restaurants as well as children's play areas including a water park

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Tourist Attractions Near By

Los Delfines AquaPark

Distance: 0 km

Location: Calan Blanes | Telephone: +34 971 38 87 05

The Aqua Park at Cala en Blanes is well worth a visit. With over 12.500 metres of numerous wet water rides such the Back Hole, Adventure River, Giant Slides, Water Tunnels, Childrens water Shuttes, Kamikaze etc. An onsite restaurant offers a good range of snacks and meals at the onsite restaurants. Ticket prices for over 11 years old 17 Euros, 3-11 10 euros and unders 3’s go for free.
http://www.aquacenter-menorca.com

Menorca Cathedral

Distance: 5.3 km

Location: Ciutadella

The cathedral Basilica of Menorca located in Ciutadella is well worth a visit. Built in 1362 on the orders of King Alfonso III of Aragon after the conquest of Menorca in 1287. The church has a single nave, which leads to a semicircle design. On either side there are 3 chapels, six in total all referring to various historical events.

Municipal Museum of Ciutadella

Distance: 5.3 km

Location: Ciutadella | Telephone: +34 971 48 12 97

Built in 1677 the Municipal Museum of Ciutadella shows of Menorca’s ancient history containing numerous artefacts from the Talayotic, Muslim and Romans periods on the island. Items include including pottery, jewellery, weapons and utilities.

Trotting Races

Distance: 5.3 km

Location: Hipodromo de Ciutadella

Held in Mao and Ciutadella trotting races are a popular sport in Menorca and have been for over 200 years. The races occur on Saturday night during the summer and Sunday mornings during the winter.

Menorca Diocese Museum

Distance: 5.3 km

Location: Ciutadella | Telephone: +34 971 481 297

Located in Ciutadella in a former convent the Diocese museum contains Talayotic and other early archaeological finds. There is also a fine collection of painting from local artist Pere Daura and a miniature model village made by one of the priests.

Defence Tower

Distance: 5.3 km

Location: Ciutadella

Menorca has numerous defence towers, the first few we’re built during the late 16th century to prevent invasions form pirates and the Turkish, these include Castell San Nicholas built in 1690 in Ciutadella and to two further towers at Punta Prima and Alcufar. Then later during 1798-1809 the British built a further 12 to protect its shores from further attacks.

Ciutadella

Distance: 5.3 km

Location: Ciutadella, Menorca

Visit Menorca’s oldest capital Ciutadella and see its 17th century Italian styled buildings. On a good clear day you’ll also see the mountains of Majorca. The old town has many interesting historic and religious buildings that can be found by wondering its maze of cobbled streets.

Naveta Des Tudons (Prehistoric Site)

Distance: 9.2 km

Location: 4 km East of Ciutadella, Menorca

Built approximately 3000 years ago the Naveta is a type of funeral monument. Built without mortar the construction is made up of large stones and takes the form of an upturned ship where the name naveta comes from meaning ship. Jewellery, pots, ceramic urns, weapons have been found along with the remains of human bodies.

Torretrencada (Prehistoric Site)

Distance: 12.3 km

Location: 7 km of Ciutadella on the mao road

The prehistoric town of Torretrencada consists of an alomost hidden taula,a talayot, a cave and the remains of dwelling houses are very visable.

Castillo Menorca

Distance: 12.3 km

Location: Ciutadella

Situated just 7km from Ciutadella Castillo Menorca is a shopping and entertainment park for all the family. There are numerous shops selling island souvenir’s including the islands biggest LLADRO showroom as well as numerous activities for children including: large grassed gardens, trampolines, mini golf, sand pits, climbing wall, swimming pools and water chutes.

Necropolis Caves

Distance: 13.2 km

Location: Cala Morell, Ciutadella

Known as the Necropolis meaning “city of the dead”, the Cala Morell caves consists of 14 man made caves. The caves date back to the pretalayótic period until the IIC AD times and were used as a burial ground. The tombs themselves are a marvel of craftsmanship that contain internal pillars, decorated doorways and raised platforms vied for our attention with drainage systems, water storage features and sockets for carpentry.

Son Catlar (Prehistoric Site)

Distance: 13.2 km

Location: Sant Joan de Missa road, 8km South of Ciutadella

Son Catlaris a prehistoric town built in the talayotic period between 100BC and 300BC. It has a spectacular defence wall stretching 900m and contains 6 turrets and a bastion. Within the wall there are 5 talayots and the remains of Taula as well as other buildings.

AquaRock Water Park

Distance: 14.7 km

Location: Cala n Bosch | Telephone: 0034 971 387 217

Smaller than the Aqua Rock water park but still good for younger children. Attractions include trampolines, arcade machines, kiddie rides, 3 x swimming pools, water slides, wave machines and a Jacuzzi. Entry price is 17 euros for adults and 11 euros for under 11’s. There is also a restaurant offering lunchtime meals and drinks.

Menorca Nature Museum

Distance: 22.3 km

Location: Ferreries | Telephone: +34 971 350 762

This museum displays the importance of Menorca’s natural and cultural resources. It is located at the heart of the island on a biosphere reserve in Ferreries.

Santa Águeda Castle

Distance: 22.3 km

Location: Ferreries

The castle of Santa Agueda is located on Menorca’s third highest point at 264m above sea level. Built by the Arabs as a safehold from danger in approximately 1232 it was the last standpoint before later being destroyed by King Peter IV of Aragon. The walk to the castle ruins and outer wall takes 45minutes via a roman road from Ferreries. Good views at the top of Menorca’s northern coastine.

Menorca Cheese Museum

Distance: 22.3 km

Location: Ferreries | Telephone: +34 971 37 37 02

The Menorca cheese factory is located 1km from Ferreries. The museum offers tours on how the cheese is made and you can have a free taste of the numerous cheeses that are made there.