Cales Fonts (Es Castell, Menorca) – this is a popular harbor area that is part of Es Castell, a Menorcan town originally founded by the British, near Mahón). That town still has buildings with an English influence, such as a red town hall with an English clock tower.
Cala Turqueta (Menorca) – located just outside of the local town of Ciutadella, this is another beautiful white sand beach on the southwest coast of Menorca. Certain areas of the beach have rocks for diving, and even clustered trees that can provide shade. Note: since there are no food stands of cafes, beachgoers must bring […]
Cala Pregonda (Menorca) – located on the north coast of Menorca, this lengthy beach has reddish gold sand and pink rocks, with dunes and green field nearby. This is one of Menorca’s better-regarded beaches. With tiny islands just off shore, these waters are calm and protected from strong wings – making this beach ideal for […]
Cala Macarella (Menorca) – located 10 minutes from the local town of Ciutadella, this is one of Menorca’s better-regarded beaches. It’s within a cove and the waters are calm. The forested landscape surrounding the cove helps make this beach stand out from others elsewhere – which usually are in flatter areas. Fortunately for visitors here, […]
Cala Gració (Ibiza) – this beach is just minutes away from the popular beach town of San Antonio (on the west side of Ibiza island). Due to its proximity to San Antonio, numerous swimmers and sun bathers fill up this beach during the high season months of July & August.
Cala Galdana (Menorca) – located on Menorca’s southern coast, just outside of the town of Ferreiras is this picturesque beach within a half-crescent-like cove. It has a large white sandy beach with shallow calm waters. Great for families with small children.
Cala en Porter (Menorca) – located on Menorca’s southern coast, this was one of the first coastal areas to be developed into a beach resort. Cala en Porter’s distinction is its high imposing limestone cliffs (on the western part of that beach). The eastern part of that beach has various restaurants & bars, along with […]
Big Blue Diving (Calle Martin Ros Garcia 6, Palmanova, Mallorca) – located at the end of “Son Matias” beach is this dive center, run by a German-Swiss team, that has grown in popularity over the years in providing diving excursions to vacationers. With this firm’s dive boat, offshore Mallorca dive sites are reachable in just […]
BEST Centre (Calle Roada 35, Colonia de Sant Jordi, Mallorca) – for those who want to swim, but not necessarily at the beach, this outdoor Olympic size swimming pool is a great alternative (located at the southeast corner of the island of Mallorca). Ideal for swimmers, triathletes and open water swimmers of all levels. BEST’s […]
Arabella Spa (St. Regis Mardavall, St. Regis Mardavall, Mallorca) – located just outside of Palma, this is Europe’s largest spa, awash with luxurious facilities and treatments, including the exclusive Anne Sémonin tailor-made products and therapies. Highly-rated by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine, a spa day costs €75 (including the use of a locker, robe, slippers, towel, […]