Even though it is often overlooked when it is put next to its bigger and most famous siblings Mallorca or Ibiza, Menorca has grown a reputation as a more family friendly and calm oriented destination on its own. It poses one of Spain’s hidden jewels as it has many things to do and offer to its guests; from ancient natural parades, to its colonial beauty that can be seen on its major cities, and even world-class culinary experiences that can only be found in this one Balearic island, Menorca definitely has many options that must be seen throughout any visitor’s stay.
First of all it is highly recommended that any visitor that would like to explore the island while including comfort in the same package should look up the different options for renting a car; Even though Menorca doesn’t have such a big surface as other islands, it is no were close to be a small one that can be visited on foot. A quick look on Google such as rent a car Menorca will allow the user to access huge list of recommended services that will have prices for every kind of budget.
One of Menorca’s must see is definitely Cova d’en Xoroi, an unique on its kind bar that is impressively built into the rocks of the resort of Cala en Porte. Even thought access is not free of charge for the public, making a reservation in advance is something to keep in mind, especially during vocational seasons where its popular Cliffside terraces will be completely booked by other tourists.
Museum of Menorca is another mandatory stop for those who are into getting in touch with the island’s precious history, art and culture. Located in the harbor of the island’s capital city Mahon this spectacular baroque styled building takes you through the island’s history with its collection of archeological items related to different periods, as well as sculptures, maps and many forms of art.
Splash Sur is a must go destination, especially for those families that came to the island with their children. It is the biggest water park in Menorca and its located on the southeast end of the island. Even thought this destination is favored by those families with children, it actually has many attractions for all ages; from water slides of all sizes with venturous names such as “Black Hole” or “The Kamikaze”, those who are into less venturous experiences can chill on rubber rings while traveling across its lazy rivers or Jacuzzis.