ONE WEEK BOAT ITINERARY IN MENORCA
An itinerary for a sailing holiday in Menorca. Departure and return from the island of Mallorca to visit the best anchorages, the most beautiful beaches and the most characteristic villages of Menorca.
PORT OF POLLENSA (MAJORCA) – CALA SON SAURA (MINORCA) – CASTING HOURS 7
We leave in the morning from the port of Pollensa on the island of Majorca, to head to the southern side of Menorca. The first stage of our journey takes us to Cala Son Sura, a white beach with Caribbean colors, immersed in a wild scenery of Mediterranean scrub.
Bangi, relax, an aperitif at sunset. We will spend our first night here, at anchor immersed in nature under a sea of stars.
CALA SON SAURA – CALA TURQUETA/CALA MACARELLETA/CALA MITJANA – PLAYA DE SON BOU – 2 HOURS OF NAVIGATION
After waking up in this natural paradise we will move towards the renowned Cala Macarelleta or Cala Turqueta. They are small coves dug into the cliffs, which hide small beaches of very fine white sand and turquoise waters.
We will have to move soon to find a place in the small coves that characterize this side of the island but don’t worry, we will have a wide choice. We will look for a good anchorage to spend the night in these small coves, or on the long white beach of Playa de Son Bou.
PLAYA DE SON BOU – CALA EN PORTER/CALES COVES – MAHON – 3 HOURS OF NAVIGATION
Departure in the morning in search of another suggestive anchorage on the southern side of the island where to spend part of the day before heading to the port of Mahon, where we will spend the night. On the way we will find incredible places such as Cala en Porter or Cales Coves, where we can anchor and make room for diving, snorkeling and SUP rides to explore the most inaccessible corners.
In the afternoon we will proceed to the port of Mahón, the capital of the island of Menorca. A huge natural harbor inside a deep fjord. From the port, through the narrow streets, it is possible to reach the historic center, among colonial buildings, characteristic shops, bars and restaurants.
MAHON – ILLA DE COLOM – FORNELLS BAY – 3 HOURS OF NAVIGATION
We leave from the port of Mahón to head towards the northern side of the island. The first stop will be Illa de Colom, on a white sandy bottom, with water of a thousand shades from blue to turquoise, produced by the reflections of the sun and the shallow depth. Being here is like being in a large swimming pool with calm water.
In the evening we will move to Fornells Bay, a natural harbor within a fjord that offers 360° protection from wind and waves. Here we can visit Es Fornells a picturesque fishing village with enchanting views and excellent taverns. The town is famous for its lobster fishing. For those with a sweet tooth, typical dishes are prepared here such as the caldereta (lobster soup) and the fish paella, one of the best in Spain, rich in molluscs, crustaceans and of lobster.
FORNELLS BAY – CALA ALGAYERENS – CIUTADELLA – 4 HOURS OF NAVIGATION
From the Bay of Fornells, about two hours of navigation, we will stop at Cala Algayerens. A postcard bay with crystal clear water and white sand surrounded by thick Mediterranean scrub.
In the afternoon we will then continue to the port of Ciutadella. Known as one of the most beautiful ports in the Mediterranean, it offers a beautiful historic center with a network of medieval streets alternating palaces, churches and fortresses. Among the numerous restaurants and the colorful market on the steps leading to Plaza Es Born, excellent for a souvenir of local crafts.
CIUTADELLA – CAP DE FORMENTOR – PORT OF POLLENSA (MAJORCA) – 5 HOURS OF NAVIGATION
We have reached the last day of our itinerary. Before returning to the port of Pollensa we will stop in the beautiful Platja de Formentor for lunch and the last swims of the week.
In the evening we will move to the port of Pollensa where we will spend the night.
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