Cala Blanca in Western Menorca is one of the closest coves to Ciutadella, just 5 km south. This small cove with calm and transparent waters receives its name from its peculiar white sand giving it a lot of charm.
The residential area of Cala Blanca is located next to this cove, being the perfect retreat to rest enjoying, at the same time, the atmosphere of a tourist beach zone. You will find a wide range of leisure activities and services, such as parks with children’s attractions, public showers and toilets or beach guard service, ideal facilities for those travelling with children.
How to get here?
Cala Blanca is located in an exceptional area; well connected with the airport of Menorca and Ciutadella city whether you come with your own car or use public transport. From Menorca Airport Cala Blanca is 50 km away and it takes around 45 minute driving on the Mahon-Ciutadella road (ME-1). Bus companies Berlinas Menorca and Flybus offer this route with different schedules and prices.
If you are travelling from Barcelona, Valencia or Palma de Mallorca you can take different ferry companies arriving to the port of Ciutadella. From the city travel distance by car takes about 20 minutes following the ME-24 road. If you do not have a car to move around the island, you can reach bus line 64 Ciutadella – Cala Blanca.
Where to stay?
Cala Blanca offers many options for for finding the right accommodation, whether you are travelling with a group of friends or with your family, we can offer you the best place to stay, for example in one of our villas in Menorca, a nice places to your stay at this island. Equipped with all the comforts our villas like Villa Roser or Villa Cleo offer a private pool, garden and open-air to enjoy the magnificent climate of Menorca and to treasure unforgettable moments.
What to do?
Good atmosphere and animation are guaranteed in Cala Blanca, both during the day and at night, particularly in summer season as there are plenty of restaurants and shops to go out.
But if you are looking to explore the coastline of this area of the island, from Cala Blanca you can make many excursions and discover coves and beaches nearby like Cala en Bosch and Son Xoriguer or the Artrutx Lighthouse built in the 19th century and located at Artrutx cape.
Menorca has a great archaeological remains wealth, such as the Torre Trencada, the Naveta des Tudons or the Cala Morell Necropolis. There are also several caves such as the Cova de s Aigua, declared an Asset of Cultural Interest, or the Talayotic settlements of Son Catlar or Montefi in the vicinity of Ciutadella.
Culture is as well an option if you visit the narrow streets and paved squares of the old town of Ciutadella, declared historical-artistic site to know some of its most emblematic buildings such as its gothic cathedral. Continue your visit, through its beautiful natural port and take a walk along the promenade until you reach the Castle of San Nicolas to discover all the attractions that this quiet but lively city has to offer.
Where to eat out?
Experience the traditional gastronomy of Menorca, an effervescent and tasty combination of a marine cuisine that fuses with the ancestral traditions of the peasants, is a must during your vacations in Cala Blanca. Its most popular recipes are made with fish and seafood from the Mediterranean, such as the lobster stew, one of Menorca’s best-known dishes.
To enjoy a traditional Mediterranean meal with the best views of the cove, visit the Miramar restaurant and taste its rice dishes or the typical “caldereta”.
Another option worth visiting is Gastrobar Cas Safrà where you can taste contemporary and fusion recipes, its main specialties are grilled fish and seafood.
And last but not least don’t miss the opportunity to go to bar Hola Ola to enjoy the island relax, calm and sunshine during the day, impressive sunsets or go out for a drink on fun summer nights from an open-air terrace overlooking the sea.