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See Menorca’s History Brought to Life at the Castillo de San Felipe

History & Culture See Menorca's History Brought to Life at the Castillo de San Felipe More than just a beautiful holiday island, Menorca has a fascinating history. Thanks to its strategically important location in the Mediterranean, and the large natural harbour at Mahón, Menorca has been considered a treasure worth fighting over by successive European [...]

We Recommend: the Cathedral of Ciutadella de Menorca

You might be most familiar with Menorca as a place of endless sand and sunshine, a tiny slice of heaven in the middle of the Mediterranean.

We Recommend: Castillo de San Felip

Situated at a continental crossroads in the middle of the Mediterranean, Menorca has seen more history than you’d expect for such a tiny island.

We Recommend: the Anglican Church of Santa Margarita

If you’re familiar with the religious and historical background of Spain and the Balearics, you know that this country is home to a strong Roman Catholic tradition.

When in Menorca, Do as the Romans Do

The island of Menorca has been conquered by literally dozens of invaders from all over the northern hemisphere in the past two and a half millennia.

The Historic Fortresses of Marlborough and La Mola

Military historians have rich pickings on Menorca, which has experienced wave upon wave of invaders since ancient times.

A Guide to the Balearic Islands, Part 2: History

The Balearic Islands – made up of Ibiza in the south-west, Majorca in the centre and Menorca in the north-east – offer so much to the British holiday-maker.

The Story of Lazareto Island

For decades Menorcans could only look out at the Illa del Llatzeret (Lazareto island) in the Harbour of Mahón.

The Bygone Capital: Ciutadella’s Palaces

For the architectural enthusiast, the historic treasure trove of Ciutadella is a delight to visit.

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For the perfect and authentic Menorca holiday, take a look at our accommodation in Alaior. We have some fabulous choices.


Our rental homes in Binibeca are perfect bases for exploring the island’s wonderful beaches and top attractions.


Near Binibeca, this small yet charming hamlet is set around a pretty cove with rock platforms that are ideal for sunbathing.

Cala en Porter

Discover the superb family-friendly resort of Cala en Porter on your next trip. Book with us for your dream holiday home.

Cala Galdana

Close to the island’s attractions, our villas in Cala Galdana are perfect for families. Pick and choose from our extensive portfolio.

Es Grau

For an unforgettable Menorca holiday that takes you off the beaten track, take a look at our excellent Es Grau accommodation.


Food and travel go hand in hand. Stay in one of our villas in Fornells and experience some of the best gastronomy on the island.

Punta Prima

For a great, self-catered Menorca holiday, book one of our fantastic rental properties in Punta Prima today.

San Jaime – Son Bou

If you are looking for a great base in Son Bou, our homes in San Jaime are perfectly situated for exploring the island’s beaches.

Sant Climent

Our self-catered accommodation in Sant Climent is the ideal base for discovering the island’s rich history and culture, ranging from Roman ruins to jazz bars.

Sant Lluis

For a special holiday experience, stay in one of our Sant Lluis properties – ideally located and perfect for an authentic retreat.

Santo Tomas

Why not make your stay in Santo Tomas extra special by staying in one of our ideally located villas?

Torre Soli Nou – Son Bou

We offer great rental options in Torre Soli Nou, one of the island’s prime resorts. Our handpicked selection boasts some excellent properties.