Menorca is one of the Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea close to the coast of Spain. Menorca is known for its collection of megalithic stone monuments, incredible beaches, and the beautiful sea of Menorca offers a wide range of blue and green colours. The island stands out due to the historic centres of Maó, which is the capital of the island, and Ciutadella at the far west of the island. Ciutadella's centre is very "elegant 16th century Spain" with its narrow streets, boutiques and tapas bars. Relax and unwind in the unique beach paradise, take in the natural beauty of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and enjoy the authentic Menorcan dishes of fish, pastries for breakfast and many tapas bars. It’s an idyllic island, and one to add to your travel list.
Flights to Menorca (MAH)
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Menorca travel information
When to visit
Menorca is a Balearic island in the Mediterranean Sea. Most of the year is soaked in sunshine with very little rainfall thanks to the island’s Mediterranean climate. The summer (June to September) is the best time to go to Menorca because the weather is very warm and dry with an average temperature of 25°C and highs of 29°C in August. Late spring is also a lovely time to visit, with dry, sunny days and temperatures in May average around 20°C.
What is the main airport called?
Menorca Airport (MAH)Opens in a new tab or window. It is the airport serving the Balearic island of Menorca in the Mediterranean Sea, near the coast of Spain. The airport is located 4.5 km southwest of Mahón, which it sometimes informally called.
Arriving in Menorca
When your flight arrives in Menorca, you’ll be welcomed by the staff the airport to get your visit off to the right start.
Getting into Menorca from Menorca Airport
Getting into Menorca is easy, with a range of transport options to suit your needs. Choose from car hire, public transport, taxi or motorcycle. There is a bus that runs from the airport to Mahon Bus Station, from there buses departs to different destinations along the island. The trip time takes approximately 15 minutes. Taxi is a convenient option and it’s a short 10 minute trip to Mahon in the city centre. If you choose to rent a car, which is one of the best ways to discover Menorca, there are car rental providers available at the airport.
Getting around Menorca
There are plenty of transport options available in Menorca and some of the best ways to see the island are by bus, taxi, water taxi, scooter and car hire. Buses operate on the island, with regular services depending where you want to go. Taxis are reliable, regulated and friendly and fare prices are based on the distance you travel. They are easy to find from a taxi rank, ask your hotel to call or download the TaxiClick app to request one. There is a comfortable (day and night) water taxi service available between Es Castell and Mahon harbours, which is a scenic way to explore the island. Scooters are a great way to get to remote beaches, pop into a town and explore the countryside of the beautiful island. The island has so much to offer in a compact area so that with a hire car you can enjoy your beach holiday and more.