Best Things To Do in Minorca, Spain

Are you looking for what to do in Minorca?

While on your island holiday, do visit the following Minorca attractions and popular beaches:

  • Cala Mitjana: Considered one of Minorca’s most beautiful beaches, Cala Mitjana is a cove with crystal clear waters and high cliffs surrounding it.
  • Playa de Son Bou: Son Bou is a village situated in the Alaior region of Minorca. It is well known for its beach- the largest one on the island! The Playa de Son Bou (Son Bou Beach) has a coastline of almost 3 kilometres and is covered with smooth golden sand. The beach is a haven for water sports enthusiasts.
  • Cala Turqueta: One of the places to visit in Minorca is the Cala Turqueta. It has a picturesque beach with a pristine white sandy beach and shallow clear waters.
  • Cova d’en Xoroi: To enjoy Minorca’s nightlife, head over to Cova d’en Xoroi. One of Minorca’s most popular nightclub, and most picturesque too, the Cova d’en Xoroi is situated in a cave along cliffs overlooking the sea.
  • Cathedral Ciudadela: The Cathedral of Minorca is a church situated in Ciudadela, Minorca.
  • Monte Toro: Also known as El Toro in Catalan, Monte Toro is Minorca's highest point and offers beautiful panoramic views of the island.

Below we have a list of things to do in Minorca and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Minorca getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Minorca with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Minorca

Here is the list of things to do in Minorca and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Cova D'en Xoroi

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    Cova D'en Xoroi

    Observatory, Club, Pubs, Entertainment

    One of Minorca’s most popular nightclub, and most picturesque too, the Cova d’en Xoroi is situated in a cave along cliffs overlooking the sea. Sip a cool drink ordered from the menu while enjoying a glorious sunset or party all night with your friends to the beats of music. The caves have an interesting story behind them. The story is based on the life of a man called Xoroi. He was ...Read more
  2. Cala Mitjana

    4.5 (458 Votes)
    Cala Mitjana

    Outdoors, Island, Waterfront, Observatory

    On the southern side of the island of Minorca, between Cala Galdana and Cala Trebalúger lies the Cala Mitjana. Considered one of Minorca’s most beautiful beaches, Cala Mitjana is a cove with crystal clear waters and high cliffs surrounding it. A few minutes’ walk from the car park will bring you to this virgin and pristine sandy beach where one can spend a leisurely time gett...Read more
  3. Playa De Son Bou

    4.5 (482 Votes)
    Playa De Son Bou

    Outdoors, Beach, Island, Observatory

    Son Bou is a village situated in the Alaior region of Minorca. It is well known for its beach- the largest one on the island! The Playa de Son Bou (Son Bou Beach) has a coastline of almost 3 kilometres and is covered with smooth golden sand. The beach is a haven for water sports enthusiasts. Fine bars, restaurants and cafes can be found along the beach. There are also many loungers and umbrella...Read more
  4. Cala Macarelleta

    4.5 (345 Votes)
    Cala Macarelleta

    Outdoors, Water Body, Nature

    A visit to the Macarelleta cove will make you feel like you are stepping into a holiday postcard. Beautiful, tranquil and picturesque, the Macarelleta is an idyllic cove with virgin white sands and gentle waves of turquoise waters. A quick hike of 10 minutes from the car park will bring you to this beach sheltered by hills covered in pine trees and oaks.
  5. Monte Toro

    4.4 (365 Votes)
    Monte Toro

    Church, Religious Site, Outdoors, Restaurant

    Also known as El Toro in Catalan, Monte Toro is Minorca's highest point and offers beautiful panoramic views of the island. At a height of 358 metres above the surrounding countryside, the path to the top is full of twists and turns. The mountain's summit can be accessed by automobile or on foot. At the summit, you will find an old Gothic church from 1670, a huge statue of Christ, a gift shop a...Read more
  6. Cala Pregonda

    Outdoors, Beach, Water Body, Waterfront

    Unlike the white sand found on most of the beaches on the island on Minorca, the Cala Pregonda boats of red sand. A secluded cove, getting to the beach takes a hike of about half an hour from the main road/ car park. Covered with rocks and rock formations, and combined with the red sand, the beach looks like the planet of Mars!
  7. Cala Galdana

    Bar, Outdoors, Observatory, Restaurant

    Situated on the south coast of Minorca, Cala Galdana is a very popular and picturesque resort town. Although small in size, it is Minorca’s most visited and most photographed town. Known as ‘The Queen of the Calas’, Cala Galdana has everything, from its famous horseshoe beach which has a lot of water sports activities, to its towering cliffs, restaurants, bars, mini golf cours...Read more
  8. Es Grau

    Outdoors, Observatory, Aquarium, Neighborhoods

    Es Grau is a serene fishing village situated in the North-East of Minorca. It is home to the protected nature reserve of S’albufera where you will find a variety of bird life. On the outskirts of the village, you will find good walking and biking tracks that let you explore nature. It also has a medium sized beach where the waters are turquoise blue, calm and shallow. Kayaks, pedlos and s...Read more
  9. La Mola De Menorca

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    La Mola De Menorca

    Outdoors, Island, Observatory, Adventure

    La Mola de Menorca AKA Fortalesa Isabel II is a military fortress situated in the island’s capital city of Mahon. It was built sometime during the late 1840s. However, there are already ruins of another fort present on the same site dating back to the 1500s. A stunning work of military planning and architecture, the fortress is a must visit while on your Minorca tour.
  10. Binibeca Vell

    Outdoors, Garden, Observatory, Cafe

    Quaint white painted houses, a beautiful coastline, tiny alleys, well kept lawns and gardens, a handful of restaurants and cafes, a couple of super markets and a lot of peace! That’s what the small village of Binibeca Vell has to offer all its visitors. If you are planning a relaxing vacation, away from the hustle bustle of tours, tourist attractions and ticket lines, this is the place to...Read more
  11. Cala Morell

    Outdoors, Beach, Water Body, Leisure

    The Cala Morell is a quiet little bay surrounded by private villas and apartments. Located around 11 kilometres from Ciutadella, this beach is accessible by a steep downhill staircase of around 120 steps. The crystal clear waters surrounded by white-washed villas make for a beautiful photography opportunity. The beach however, is made up of sand and pebbles, so, be careful where you step. Near ...Read more
  12. Cap De Cavalleria

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    Cap De Cavalleria

    Outdoors, Light House, View Point

    Situated in Mercadal, the Cap de Cavalleria is a lookout point which offers beautiful views of the sea. At the top, there is a lighthouse as well. However, it is fenced off and cannot be explored. Nonetheless, there are paths which lead to old military installations. One can also explore a dark cave which used to double up as an ammunition store during wars! If you are driving up, be careful, t...Read more
  13. Aqua Centre

    Go Carting, Water Body, Water Park, Entertainment

    The Aqua Centre is a water park in Ciutadella, Minorca. It is a 12.500 m² of fun for the entire family. Water slides and attractions include Black Hole, Adventure River, Giant water Slides, Water Shuttes, Water Tunnels, Karting, Video Game zone, Kamikaze, Jacuzzi, picnic areas and a lot more!
  14. Cami De Cavalls

    Outdoors, Beach, Trail, Town

    The Cami de Cavalls (Horse Road) is a coastal path around Menorca. Although it is called a Horse Road, it can be walked, cycled or ridden upon! You can either walk the entire path or just a few kilometres on it. The route is properly signposted and there are markers positioned every kilometre or so along the route. On the path, you will come across virgin beaches, cliffs, quaint towns and ...Read more
  15. Fornells Tower

    Island, Village, Tower

    The Tower of Fornells is situated on the northern coast of Minorca. It is one of the largest defence towers on the island and was built between 1801 and 1802, during the English occupation. It was built as a defence mechanism to protect entry into the port of Fornells. The tower has a truncated cone shape and is made of stone, mortar and sand stone. One can reach the tower on foot from the vill...Read more