Cala Galdana, Menorca

The resort is small, quiet and tranquil and perfect for families and couples

About Cala Galdana

The resort of Cala Galdana has to be one of the most beautiful locations on Menorca’s south coast, located towards the west of the island in the municipal region of Ferreries.

The resort is about twenty-two miles (36km) from the airport in Mao (Mahon) and the journey (via the town of Ferreries) along the Me-1 road will take around 45 minutes in light traffic. A taxi journey will cost you in the region of 40 euro’s from the airport terminal or alternatively there are buses running between Cala Galdana to Mahon that will cost you 4 euros each.

Cala Galdana is an ideal destination for families or couples looking for a peaceful quiet resort with excellent amenities. The resort is located at the base of the Algendar Gorge that helps create a dramatic landscape, of high cliffs covered with aromatic pine trees with spectacular views. The Algendar river divides the resort with the district to the west known as Serpentona.

The resort has been carefully developed with quiet roads, with some gorgeous privately owned villas and apartments and a good range of hotels to suite all budgets.

Cala Galdana does offer several restaurants and bars, however the Serpentona district of Cala Galdana is more commercial, offering a much wider selection of restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, a large supermarket and small marina along the river Algendar. Despite this Serpentona still retains a charming, peaceful and tranquil atmosphere.

The Tobagan restaurant located in the Serpentona district of Cala Galadana offers some great children friendly activities such as crazy golf, two low level water slides and a park ideal for younger children.

The beach in Cala Galdana is possibly the most beautiful beach in Menorca, it’s a large shell shaped cove with white golden sands and shallow turquoise waters with numerous beach activities are available such as kayaking, paddle boats and stand up pedal boards to hire. There are also several beach side shops, restaurants and bars.

The resort also has its fair share of activities. For those who enjoy walking and discovering new beaches you’re in the perfect location with some of islands most stunning and idyllic beaches within walking distance including to the East Cala Mitjana (30minutes), Cala Trebaluger (1hr) and to the West Cala Macarella and Macarelleta and Cala en Turqueta.

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