A relatively modern resort, Cala’n Bosch was designed in the 1980s around its naturally beautiful beaches to create a top holiday destination that’ll still give you a truly authentic experience of Menorca. The marina in town is a hub of lively bars, cafes and restaurants and perfect for people watching and tucking into delicious Menorcan food. Our cheap deals on All Inclusive Cala’n Bosch holidays are a real bonus, so now’s your time to book a great escape.
Temperatures are around 25°C to 30°C on average during the summer months thanks to the Mediterranean climate. The winter months are cooler but still lovely and warm.
Menorca International Airport is about 56km from Cala’n Bosch , so you’ll be lazing on a beach in no time.
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Cala n Bosch, Menorca
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From wandering around the sun drenched marina and chilling in local bars to mooching through the old streets of Ciutadella, you’ll be struggling to keep still on your holiday here. Even if you just take the one day out from the beach, you’ll find there is an endless list of activities to entertain you.
Menorca is joined together with an ancient footpath that encircles the whole of the island and offers walkers and bike riders some great hikes and trails with beautiful views. For a lovely coastal walk, go east from Son Xoriguer beach all the way to the coved beach of Son Saura. These aren’t always the most accessible, so it’s recommended you research before you travel.
Food in Menorca has many inspirations thanks to the various different cultures that have called the Balearic Islands home. Dishes such as Caldereta de Langosta (lobster stew), Mejillones a la Plancha (barbecued mussels with garlic, lemon and parsley) and delicious tapas are served in the restaurants and bars that are scattered over the marina in Cala’n Bosch, and make a great place for a long, hazy dinner watching the sun go down.
You don’t have to be travelling with children to fancy a day out getting wet ’n’ wild at Aquarock water park in Cala’n Bosch . With rides names ‘Kamikaze’ and ‘Black Hole’, a wave pool, fun and safe kids play pool and relaxing Jacuzzi, as well as go karts and trampolines, this’ll be a real treat for the whole family. If the kids really need to blow off a little steam, head over to Goody Goody park near the marina for bumper boats, trampolines, bowling, crazy golf and a little shallow pool with a slide. It’s nice and safe for them to play whilst you soak up in the sun in the cafe.
Beaches: Cala’n Bosch has two beautiful beaches. The nearest is a little cove beach with shallow waters so it’s perfect for little ones or less confident swimmers. Son Xorigues beach, about ten minutes’ walk away, is great for water sports.
History: The town of Ciutadella is about twenty minutes away. It’s been standing for centuries and has seen some pretty epic history.
A different type of nightlife: Cala’n Bosch has a great nightlife but it’s not essentially a party town. You’re more likely to be spending hours in a traditional style restaurant savouring Catalan inspired food than partying until dawn.
Language: As part of Spain, all of the Balearic Islands speak Spanish but you won’t struggle to find English speakers in Cala’n Bosch.
Local time: One hour of the UK; nothing too demanding on your body clock.
Fly to: Fly to Menorca International Airport which is around an hour from Cala’n Bosch.
Flight time from UK: 2 hours 30 minutes.
Tourist information: See Menorca’s official tourist board for great info before you travel: http://www.menorca.es/.
Visa and health: You don’t need any extra visas for your holidays here and there are no tropical diseases so you won’t need any vaccinations either.
Temperature: The summer months receive temperatures of approximately 25°C to 30°C, cooling down to the late teens for the rest of the year. It can get quite cool in winter, especially overnight.
Best time to visit: If you’re looking to escape from the dreary British weather, you can’t go wrong with booking in the summer months. Hours of sunshine, hot temperatures and warm seas make it a great beach holiday destination.
Bus: There’s a local bus service that runs around most of Menorca and is quite cheap, ideal for hopping over to Ciutadella.
Car Hire: Hiring a car gives you freedom to see and do as you please and can often be organised either before your holiday or at the airport.
Taxis: As with any tourist destination, there are plenty of taxis and often offer good deals on airport transfers.
Tourist train: There is a fab little land train that takes you around the resort. Kids will love it.
Fiesta de Sant Joan: Rooted in medieval heritage, this festival is a spectacle that you won’t want to miss in the summer months, especially if you’re keen to learn as much of the history of the Balearic Islands as possible. A highlight of the fiesta is the procession of 100 Menorcan pure breed horses through the town, and locals attempting to touch the horses’ hearts as they jump into the air. This event attracts attention from the world’s media and can be very busy so be sure to head down early to secure a good spot for watching the horses. The entire fiesta ends with a firework finale in the centre of the town and dancing until the small hours.
Markets: There are several markets throughout the island and they’re great for picking up all manner of souvenirs, gifts and mementos from your trip. Head over to Ciutadella on a Saturday for its weekly market at the Plaza del Mercat, and pick up delicious fresh fruit and vegetables as well as handmade Menorcan goods. In the summer months, there’s an evening market at Carrer de Pere Capllonc near the harbour. This stays open until midnight and has a really lovely, relaxed vibe to it.
Sant Martí Festival in Es Mercadal: Another festival celebrating the beautiful Menorca breeds, this festival in Es Mercadal in the centre of Menorca and approximately half an hour from Cala’n Bosch. If you’re interested in cultural heritage, it’s a cultural event well worth catching. Taking place on the third Saturday in July, a procession of riders dressed in medieval costumes parade through the town and gather together in the centre where the horses then perform to traditional Menorcan folk music. Followed by church services and a street party, this is a lively and colourful event.