Menorca – Family-Friendly Holidays

Menorca – Family-Friendly Holidays

One of the most popular family holiday destinations, Menorca, with its spectacular coastline comprising long sandy stretches of beach, picturesque bays and hidden little coves overshadowed by dramatic cliffs and diverse landscape, has a very individual character and atmosphere. There is something about Menorca that is hard to explain – it has to be experienced.

Menorca enjoys a typically Mediterranean climate and is known for its beautiful unspoilt sandy beaches – and has over 40 of them, the majority having good snack bars and restaurants for refreshing drinks and tasty lunches. Menorca is also a UNESCO-designated biosphere, ensuring that its wonderful environment and countryside is protected.

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There is plenty to keep families occupied off the beaches too, with a host of leisure activities to enjoy. Water sports are plentiful as are golf clubs, tennis courts and fishing trips. Surfcasting and rock fishing are particularly popular. With much of the countryside being flat, cycling and walking trails are very common with many bicycle hire outlets to get kitted out.

Menorca offers magnificent architecture and stunning, quaint harbours. An excursion to the island’s capital, Mahon, makes for a great day out to explore its harbour, shops, bars and restaurants. Nightlife is, for the most part, laid-back in comparison to the other Balearic Islands, with restaurants, cafes, bars and marinas being the hubs of activity rather than nightclubs.

Menorca is a great holiday choice for families, as well as couples who want to kick back and soak up the sun in a picturesque relaxing setting. Menorca has it all and more.

The Roc Lago Park Apartments in Cala’n Bosch and the Los Delfines Apartments and Binimar Resort in Cala’n Forcat offer a choice of 2-star, 3-star and 4-star family accommodation.

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Binimar Resort

The modern 2-star Binimar Resort in Cala’n Forcat (top photo) is just 200 metres from the nearest beach, with beautiful views of the Mediterranean, and is a terrific getaway for a great family holiday. There are plenty of activities for everyone with an abundance of facilities and amenities available to satisfy all members of the family.

The complex comprises colourful two-storey apartments that are bright and modern in design and which are surrounded by numerous restaurants, bars and entertainment options. This resort is ideal for families as there is something for everyone to enjoy a fun-filled, sunshine family holiday.

Prices* are from €1,999 for two adults and two children.

(* All prices are per person or per family as mentioned and include flights, return airport transfers, seven nights’ accommodation, all taxes and charges, 20kg checked-in baggage per person, and the services of a Sunway representative. Prices are subject to change.)

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Roc Lago Park Apartments

The 3-star Roc Lago Park Apartments in Cala’n Bosch – just 500 metres to the nearest beach and across the road from the marina – are in a Mediterranean bungalow-style complex located in beautiful surroundings close to the nearby sandy beach and the harbour of Cala’n Bosch. This popular apartment complex is an ideal holiday choice for families requiring comfortable and brightly furnished accommodation situated in the heart of Cala’n Bosch.

The well-maintained gardens create a relaxing ambience and there is a wide range of facilities available, together with the added attraction that all guests can enjoy unlimited ‘free admission’ to the Aquarock Waterpark, located just beside the apartment complex. The Roc Lago Park Apartments are an ideal choice for families and ensure that all members of the family have a truly enjoyable, fun-filled sunshine holiday.

Prices* are from €1,929 for two adults and two children.

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Los Delfines Apartments

The 4-star Los Delfines Apartments are in a great location in the centre of Cala’n Forcat, which is considered to be one of the liveliest holiday resorts in Menorca, and within close proximity to the Waterpark in Cala’n Forcat. These apartments share their grounds with the Hotel Delfines, their sister property and the added advantage is that all guests staying in the apartments can use the facilities of the hotel.

The apartments have recently been refurbished to a high standard and this, together with a wide range of facilities and amenities, combine to make this property an ideal holiday choice for families, couples and the more mature guests, ensuring that all age groups experience a thoroughly enjoyable holiday.

Prices* from €1,949 for two adults and two children.

Destination Highlights
• Beautiful sheltered coves
• Clear blue seas
• Fantastic family-friendly resorts and accommodation
• Lovely fishing villages
• Waterparks
• Excellent local cuisine
• Moderate Mediterranean climate
• Unspoilt beaches
• Golden sunshine
• Exciting activities
• Beautiful towns and villages

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at

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