Travelling to Menorca means enjoying crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and some of the wildest landscapes in the Mediterranean. The island offers hidden corners and coves that can only be reached on foot, and although we can assure you that the effort of reaching these places will undoubtedly be worthwhile, not all tourists seek to enjoy the wildest side of the island. If you are traveling with your family and kids and logistics are quite complicated, or if you just prefer to enjoy the peace of mind that offers a beach including all tourist services. If this is your case, there is no better place to enjoy Menorca than Cala En Blanes.
Cala en Blanes is a small urban beach located in the west of the island, within the municipality of Ciutadella. It is a small narrow cove, about 40 meters long, characterized by its fine white sand and for its palm grove where you can enjoy a shaded area during the hottest part of the day.
The cove has a lifeguard station, hammock rental, pedal boats among other services such a restaurants, beach bars, picnic tables or barbecues with free access for the visitors. Just a few meters from the beach Cala en Blanes development is located, here you will find all services as pharmacy, banks, gym or more restaurants to enjoy a comfortable holiday and to live intensely your stay on the island.
Do you already have your accommodation in Menorca?
If you are looking for comfort and privacy we recommend one of our villas in the Cala en Blanes development like Villa Elena Mar or Villa Tana. Our villas are the perfect accommodation for your family to enjoy a private swimming pool, garden or a terrace, and all of these just a few metres from the sea.
Only 500 meters away, we find Cala en Brut, a special and different cove due to the absence of sand and its abrupt landscape. Here we have fabulous apartments, ideal if you are travelling with your partner. All of them have direct and private access to enjoy to an amazing swimming or a relaxing sunbathe on its famous platforms.
Here you have more options, with the list of accommodations in Cala en Blanes in Menorca.
Looking for fun activities and interesting things in Cala en Blanes?
Choose from all the activities you can do in Cala en Blanes, beyond enjoying the sun and the beach.
Triathlon de Cala en Blanes
If you are one of those who like challenges and enjoy sports, you should know that every year the Cala Triathlon is held in Blanes, where you swim approximately 750 meters on the beach, 20 kilometers by road bike and 5 kilometers running. The younger ones can also participate as the Triathlon has different categories like the Children’s Aquathlon.
Water park located in Cala en Blanes that guarantees lots of fun for the whole family. With 12,500 m² it has water attractions such as Black Hole (two-seater floats) or Rio Aventura.
Cala en Blanes “Bufador”
The “bufador” is a narrow, deep crack in the rocks where wind and water blow up. On windy and stormy days at sea, the air rises under pressure through this crack, causing a loud noise that can be heard from miles away.
Ram Tower Hypogeum
If you want to enjoy the history and culture in the urbanization of Cala en Blanes, there is the site of Ram Tower. It is a funerary hypogeum of the bronze age, called the Hypogeum Ram Tower. It is an elongated rectangular chamber accessed by a slightly staggered corridor, which was used as a burial site between 1700 and 1400 BC.
Concerts at the Palmeral in Cala en Blanes
During spring and summer different concerts are organized at the Palmeral on Cala beach in Blanes, including the concert of the International Jazz Festival of Menorca organised by Jazz Obert.
Sunset at Pont de’n Gil
Easily accessible along the Camí de Cavalls section, it is one of the best places to enjoy a beautiful sunset. Pont de’n Gil is a bridge formed on a cliff. It has a cave under the sea that can only be accessed from the water.
Where to eat and go out in Cala en Blanes?
Whether you are looking for a place to eat or a place to have a drink with friends or family Cala en Blanes offers a wide range of places to go during the day or at night and enjoy tapas and music bars to go out for a drink.
On Cala en Blanes cove there are two beach bars, Sa Cova and Pirates, where you can eat overlooking the cove or have a drink while enjoying the chill-out.
If you prefer to enjoy the typical gastronomy of Ciutadella Es Replec offers dishes made with natural and local products. Some of its specialties are the Carpaccio of monkfish and prawns or a variety of red meat like steaks, entrecôtes or beef tenderloins.