Hidden Gems for Menorca

Find great things to do on the island Menorca

Mallorca’s little sister also has much to offer: a beautiful coastline with many beaches,crystal clear blue water, enchanting, small cities to explore and numerous restaurants with delicious tapas. In our travel guide you will find great things to do in Menorca.

1. Hidden Gem Menorca: Cova de’n Xoroi

If you are in Menorca and you fancy a good bar with a view, this is the place to go. Cova is integrated into historical seaside caves which makes the atmosphere unique. As the sun sets and night falls,the bar transforms into a nightclub. It is located in the area of Cala´n Porter.

Cova de'n Xoroi

Cova de’n Xoroi / © Instagram: laraforestan

2. Hidden Gem Menorca: Cala Mitjana

Surrounded by cliffs, thick pinewood and rocks, you can find crystal clear waters and white sand at this beach. The water is perfect for snorkelling so don’t forget your gear. The brave ones can also have fun cliff-diving from the rocks into the sea, and there are also secret caves along the coast worth exploring if you still want more adventure.

Cala Mitjana

Cala Mitjana / © Instagram: superben4849

3. Hidden Gem Menorca: Bodegas Binifadet

This winery produces more wine than any other on Menorca. After exploring the vineyards you can sit on the patio surrounded by vines, and bask in the sun with wine and tapas. When scanning the menu you’ll notice that all of the dishes either complement the wine, especially the local cheeses and meats, or are cooked using the wine, in the case of the Chardonnay sauce, wine-jams and wine-based ice creams. You can also book a guided wine tour with a wine tasting session.

Bodegas Binifadet

Bodegas Binifadet / © Instagram: its_charliegram

4. Hidden Gem Menorca: Ciutadella

Mahón Ciutadella used to be the capital of Menorca and is therefore rich in history. The old town, wrapped around a main square, is full of small passages, archways and views of the little harbour. There is a lot to explore in this smalltown – shop at a market on Saturday, discover the cathedral and museums, and enjoy local tapas and snacks. Ciutadella is located on the west coast of Menorca.

Ciutadella

Ciutadella / © Instagram: morganjthomas

5. Hidden Gem Menorca: Herbera Bakery

This spot is a lovely local bakery in the heart of Ciutadella´s old town, next to the Plaza de las Palmeras. No matter if you fancy a delicious breakfast or just a quick caffeine break this is the perfect place. It is a mixture of a bakery, pastry and coffee shop. You can really taste the high quality ingredients in every piece. Make sure to try the traditional “ensaimada”, a swirl-shaped local pastry. The success of Herbera Bakery can be explained by combining the right blend of tradition and innovation in every aspect.

Herbera Bakery

Herbera Bakery / © Instagram: carolinaclaro

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