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Renting a Menorca Holiday Villa - What you should know

Apr 22, 2008
The Island of Menorca is one of the many islands that makes up the Balearic Island group and situated off the coast of Spain, so is afforded great weather as well. Because the Menorca holiday homes are actually located close to some great beaches this is the ideal vacation spot for a family.

Along with you and your family spending time on the beach, there are other places that one can go and enjoy time together. However, this is not an island where sightseeing is the main priority, instead it is a place where people come to relax and unwind.

Although you may find yourself spending considerable amounts of time on the beach, there are going to be times when you will want to do something a little different instead. In this article, we look at some of the major attractions to be found on this island and which you and your family can enjoy.

1. Xoriguer Distillery - This is situated down on the harbour front of the Island's Capital Mahon and is one place that the adults will enjoy. Here you can spend time on a tour the facility and watch how they produce various different drinks including Menorca gin before getting the chance to sample it.

2. Cales Coves - All you need to do in order to reach these is take the bus from Mahon and here you will be able to spend time exploring the ancient caves. Originally used as burial chambers by the islands early settlers they offer you the chance to understand what life was like for this island and its population in the beginning.

3. ES Freginal Park - This is located in the very heart of the city of Mahon (Menorca's capital) and has plenty of wide-open spaces where one can sit and relax on a summer's afternoon. Plus there is a stage situated in the park also and it is here where the annual Summer Jazz Festival takes place.

4. Los Delfines Aquapark - This is the ideal place for the whole family to spend a fun packed day or two whilst staying on the island. It covers an area of 12,500 metres and there are plenty of different water based activities for the whole family to enjoy, no matter their ages. As well as Adventure River and the Giant Toboggan, you may want to give the Hydrotubes a go. Plus for those who are feeling a little braver then going down the Black Hole should satisfy their spirit of adventure.

Above we have looked at the main attractions that can be found on this island and which have been enjoyed by those who have already spent time there. When it comes to booking your Menorca holiday homes vacation it is a good idea to try to book as far in advance of your dates as possible, to ensure you get exactly what you want.
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There are a vast range of Menorca holiday homes available to book direct from the owners. If Menorca isn't for you right now then you could visit other Balearic Villas from which there are many to choose from.
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