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Tour of Minorca, Island of Spain

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Minorca or Menorca, is a Spanish island in the Mediterranean Sea situated about 50 miles off the east coast of Spain. The island tends to attract tourists looking for small relaxing resorts. Many of the resorts close for the winter.

The islands capital is Mahon. The Beach Resorts that attract most of the tourists, are situated around the Island.

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Flights take about 2 hours 30 minutes between UK Airports and Minorca Airport.

See Minorca Airport / Wiki for information on airlines that fly there such as British Airways, EasyJet, Jet2.com, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways.

Minorca Airport is situated about 3 miles southwest of Mahon. Private transfers cost between 20 and 50 Euro each way depending on what resort. Taxi & Bus information . Airport Transfers . Google Map.

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Minorca is a popular small island in the sun popular with British tourists looking for relaxing holidays.

The capital is Mahon, situated about 3 miles north of the Airport with the Beach Resorts situated around the island such as:

S'Algar about 7 miles east of the Airport.

Punta Prima about 8 miles southeast of the Airport.

Binibeca about 5 miles south of the Airport.

Cala'n Porter about 7 miles west of the Airport.

Son Bou about 12 miles west of the Airport.

Santo Tomas about 17 miles west of the Airport.

Cala Galdana about 22 miles west of the Airport.

West Coast Resorts are about 30 miles west of the Airport.

North Coast Resorts are about 16 miles northwest of the Airport.

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Mao or Mahon has been the capital of Menorca since 1721. The former capital is Ciutadella on the west side of the island.

The capital was moved here during British rule from 1713 - 1783, as Mahon is one of the largest natural harbour's in the world.

The bars and restaurants alongside the port are relaxing through the day and lively at night. Shopping is the probably the best on the island.

Es Castell is a town at the mouth of the Port of Mahon with a Georgian English look. This is a lively resort with many hotels and holiday villas.

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S'Algar is a small family resort situated 7 miles east of the Airport.

This resort is mainly a few large hotels, self catering apartments, and many private owned villas and holiday homes.

The resort is referred to as being quiet with a wide range of sports facilities, said to be some of the best on the island.

The beaches at S'Algar are a strip of imported sand in front of the Hotel S'Algar, and at a nearby cove named Cala Alcaufar. More Information & Photos .

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Punta Prima is situated 8 miles southeast of the Airport.

This is another resort described as being quiet with a beach, few hotels, and shops.

The beach at Punta Prima consists of fine white sand. It can get busy at weekends due to it being close to Mahon.

The beach is known to have strong currents so warning flags are situated on the Red Cross building, green means safe, yellow warns you to be careful, and red you must not swim at all.

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Binibeca is situated about 5 miles south of the Airport.

This resort is described as being exceptionally quiet, attracting many visitors on self catering breaks with a number of supermarkets that stock a lot of UK type goods.

Part of this resort has been built to recreate a traditional Mediterranean style fishing village, named Binibequer Vell. Many of the coach tours stop here to view the narrow cobbled streets and scenic harbour.

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Cala'n Porter is situated about 7 miles west of the Airport.

This resort is one of the largest on the south coast, described as being lively.

Most of the evening entertainment is in the hotels, bars, or at a late night disco. More Information & Photos .

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Son Bou is situated about 12 miles west of the Airport.

This resort has the longest beach with almost 2 miles of fine white sand.

The beach can get busy at weekends as this is also the beach locals from the town of Alaior use.

The western end of the Son Bou beach is often used as a nudist beach, although it is said not to be an official nudist beach. More Information & Photos .

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Santo Tomas is situated about 17 miles west of the Airport.

This is a modern resort popular with British and Northern European families.

The beach area is over 2 miles long with secluded spots surrounded by sand dunes.

The most popular hotel in the area is the large Victoria Playa on the east side of the town. More Information & Photos .

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Cala Galdana is situated about 22 miles west of the Airport.

This is horse shoe bay surrounded by steep pine clad cliffs.

Cala Galdana is one of the most picturesque resort on the island with its main attractions being the great beach and water sports. More Information & Photos .

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Cala'n Bosch is situated about 35 miles west the airport and Mahon, 7 miles south of the former capital of Ciutadella.

This modern resort consists of a few large hotels, many self catering apartments, privately owned villas, and two good beaches with many water sports facilities. More Information & Photos .

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Cala Blanca is situated about 30 miles west the airport and Mahon, 3 miles south of the former capital of Ciutadella.

This resort has two small beaches and offers a good selection of water sport facilities.

The beaches here can get busy at times due to them being close to the large town of Ciutadella. More Information & Photos .

Cala Blanca Hotels . Restuarants . Night Clubs .

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Cala'n Blanes is situated about 30 miles west the airport and Mahon, 3 miles south of the former capital of Ciutadella.

Cala'n Blanes is popular with British and Northern European visitors. Most of the west coast of Menorca is rugged. Cala'n Blanes has probably the best beach in the area.

This beach can also get busy at times due to it being close to the large town of Ciutadella. More Information & Photos .

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Cala'n Forcat is situated about 30 miles west the airport and Mahon, 3 miles south of the former capital of Ciutadella.

Cala'n Forcat beaches are situated in small coves. The two beaches at the north side have can only be accessed by steps.

The resort has a good selection of restaurants, bars & shops. There is also a water park situated close by. More Information & Photos .

Cala'n Forcat Hotels . Restuarants . Night Clubs .

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Cala Morell is situated about 30 miles northwest of the Airport.

This is a small, remote resort built around a bay with many private villas.

There are also a few apartment blocks, small sandy beach, and small number of of bar/restaurants. More Information & Photos .

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Playas de Fornells is situated on the north coast about 20 miles northwest of the airport.

This resort has two sandy beaches joined by a causeway. The resort also has a number of rocky inlets that are popular for swimming and snorkeling.

The scenic fishing village of Fornells is situated close by where you can find a good selection restaurants. The village has historic connections to the Spanish royal family. More Information & Photos .

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Son Parc is situated about 12 miles northwest of the airport.

This secluded resort attracts families with young children as the sandy beach has shallow waters.

There is also a good variety of water sports, and other facilities along the beach. More Information & Photos .

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Arenal d'en Castell is situated 12 miles north west of the Airport.

The bay at Arenal d'en Castell is another of the most scenic on the island.

The sandy beach and shallow waters of the bay also make this resort popular with families with young children. More Information & Photos .

Arenal d'en Castell Hotels . Restuarants . Night Clubs .

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For more information on Minorca, visit: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minorca.

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There are no Sea Fishing Boat Websites just now, the last one was out of Mahon Harbour, may still operate without a website.

The island is popular for sea fishing from land.

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