The Victoria Playa is just a stone’s throw from a golden sandy beach. The shops and restaurants are a five-minute walk away and a coastal path takes you over the cliffs to the resort town of Son Bou. All of the rooms at the Victoria Playa have air-conditioning, a flat screen TV and a balcony or terrace. The hotel is ideal for families with young children thanks to the large pool, kids’ club and family-friendly entertainment such as cabarets and tribute acts during the evenings. T
Overview of Menorca
Menorca is a quieter alternative to the lively island of Mallorca and it’s perfect for those seeking a week or two of sun, sand, sea and sangria. That said, if hopping from shops to bars to restaurants is what you want from your holiday to Menorca, you’re in luck. This Balearic island boasts plenty of culinary delights from bacalao ab burrida (cod meatballs) to cured sausages and Mahón cheese, and the wine on offer is some of the best. The capital city, Mahón or Maó, is famous for its Georgian architecture, as well as an ornate 19th-century church and Renaissance-style city hall. Rural parts of the island are dotted with traditional whitewashed houses, hilly vistas and beautiful scenery. Ov
Things to do in Menorca
If relaxing on the beach or by the pool isn’t enough to keep you entertained, there’s plenty to explore on the island from historic ruins to beautiful nature reserves. Naveta d’Es Tudons and Torre d’en Galmés are two bronze-age sites that you’ll want to check out before you leave – there are also some fabulous scenic walking routes to and from these sites. Parc Natural S’Albufera des Grau, Menorca’s infamous nature reserve, is also a must-see. Keep your eyes peeled for rare local wildlife such as Lilford’s wall lizards and Hermann’s tortoises. Nobody can resist the charm of magical Menorca. From stunning views to golden beaches and quaint Mediterranean towns, Menorca has it all. No matter how you choose to spend your time, you’re sure to fall in love with everything this spectacular island has to offer.