Beaches in Menorca

Whether you’re looking for a blue flag family-friendly beach, a deserted paradise with white sand or a beach full of activities and water sports, theres a beach in Menorca that’s perfect for you

Menorca’s 216km long coastline with over 100 beaches is truly beautiful. With so many family friendly beaches with fine white sands, secluded coves surrounded by pines wooded trees, dramatic rugged volcanic rock and sparkling clear green blue waters; you’ll find your perfect holiday attraction. Almost half of the beaches have no road access, and many of those can only be reached by sea.

The beaches in the North of Menorca are quieter than the south with fewer resorts but are equally as stunning with a more reddish sand. They are subject to stronger northern winds called the Tramuntana but do make a perfect destination for lovers of sailing, windsurfing and other activities.

The beaches to the south are sheltered from the Tramuntana winds, which results in more family friendly beaches with calmer waters and fine white sand. The main Menorca resorts are also located on the South side of the island, so visiting numerous beaches on a holiday trip is easy.

Numerous beaches in Menorca have been awarded the blue flag, which is an eco-label awarded to beaches and marinas that comply to criteria covering Environmental Education and Information, Water Quality, Environmental Management, Safety and Services. This year’s 2015 blue flags beaches and marinas in Menorca include Cala Galdana, Binibeca, Cala en Porter, Port de Fornells, Punta Prima and Son Bou.

If you’re keen to explore the beautiful coastline there are numerous walks in Menorca along the famous Cami de Cavalls, which will guide you along the dramatic and changing coastline, and also allow access to some hidden coves and beaches.

Many of Menorca’s beaches offer something different, from small coves surrounded by pine woods to barren volcanic stretches of reddish gold sand and pink rocks of dramatic beauty. Check out the great beaches of Menorca below or if you know where you will be staying you can search for beaches by location.

Our Highlights...

Cala Galdana beach

Cala Galdana Beach in Menorca is a popular family-friendly destination known for its horseshoe-shaped bay, fine golden sand, and calm, shallow waters.

Binibeca beach

This blue flag beach is situated in the South East of Menorca. A perfect beach for families with shallow waters, life guards and the Los Bucaneros beach bar

Cala Alcafaur beach

Cala Alcaufar Beach in Menorca is a serene and unspoiled cove known for its tranquility and clear, shallow waters. The beach of Alcaufar is situated just 5km from Sant Lluis.

Punta Prima beach

Punta Prima Beach is a lovely coastal destination in Menorca, Spain, known for its sandy shoreline, calm waters, and family-friendly atmosphere

Calan Porter beach

Cala en Porter beach is a picturesque coastal gem featuring a sandy cove, inviting turquoise waters, and a charming atmosphere, making it a delightful spot for relaxation and swimming.

Son Bou beach

Son Bou is a beautiful beach located on the southern coast of Menorca, Spain. It is known for its long 3km stretch of golden sand and clear turquoise waters, making it a popular destination for sunbathing and swimming.

Cala Coves

Cala Coves in Menorca is a unique coastal site known for its ancient cliffside burial caves, offering a fascinating glimpse into the island's history.

Cala Macarella beach

Cala Macarella Beach in Menorca is a renowned Mediterranean paradise known for its stunning turquoise waters, pristine white sand, and lush natural surroundings

Cala Macarelleta beach

Known for the stunning turquoise waters and pristine surroundings, it's a smaller, more secluded cove ideal for relaxation and swimming in a beautiful natural setting

Binisafuller beach

Binisafuller Beach in Menorca is a hidden gem known for its intimate and unspoiled setting.

Cala Trebaluger beach

Cala Trebalúger is a remote and secluded beach in Menorca, characterized by its pristine beauty, clear waters, and a tranquil atmosphere.

Es Grau beach

The beach is a serene and family-friendly destination. Known for its shallow, calm waters, it's an ideal spot for swimming and relaxing.

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