Ringed by turquoise blue waters and sun-soaked beaches, Minorca (or Menorca) is a paradisiacal island break. It is the second largest of the Balearic Islands after Mallorca and boasts a varied cultural heritage. Peaceful coves dot the exterior of the island, some only accessible on foot or by boat, while quaint villages lie across the rolling hills of the interior, speckled with vineyards and olive trees. Whether you come to let your cares melt away on the beach, indulge in the delicious cuisine or take on something more energetic such as hiking or cycling, Minorca's mix of spectacular sea views, reassuring charm, and sunshine will ensure a relaxing getaway.
Sunset views, tasty local dishes, perfectly clear waters, and powdery soft beaches may mean you never leave your sunbed. Those looking for something a bit more active can hike the Camí de Cavalls, or head to the main towns to get a dose of culture. With Minorca's choice of souvenir shops, open-air markets, and luxury boutiques, the island is also a shopper's delight.
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Passengers flying to Minorca will land at Menorca Airport, also known as Mahon Airport. It is located close to the city of Mahon and handles flights primarily to a range of destinations across Spain and Europe. The airport has a number of restaurants and shops, duty free and unlimited Wi-Fi access.
A number of airlines offer cheap flights to Menorca including: Vueling, Ryanair and Monarch Airlines.
Menorca Airport is situated approximately 3 miles from the city of Mahon.
Passengers will find that there are several car rental agencies operating at the airport, providing a convenient way for passengers to connect with the rest of the island. There is also a bus service, number 10, which connects with Mahon. Taxis can be picked up from the taxi stand outside the terminal building.