Holidays In Son Bou
Son Bou Holidays at a Glance
The extremely popular family friendly resort of Son Bou is situated on the west coast of Menorca approximately a 30 minute transfer from Mahon airport. Due to the popularity of Son Bou holidays and its ideal location there is loads to do. At the same time Holidays to Son Bou provide holidaymakers with the luxury of being able to do as little or as much as they like.
Who goes to Son Bou?
Families with children of all ages looking for a great beach based holiday with lots of activities to keep everyone entertained, also great for couples looking for a relaxing holiday.
Key Facts - Son Bou
- LanguageSpanish, Catalan & English
- Dialing Code00 34
- Flight Duration2 hours (Approx)
- Distance From Airport20 km
- Airport Transfer (Taxi)20 mins
Holidays in Son Bou and the rest of Menorca are extremely popular among British holidaymakers due to its short flight time (approx 2 hours), warm and sunny Mediterranean climate and beautiful beaches.
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The strange and mysterious prehistoric Stone Taulas: Holidays to Menorca would be incomplete without visiting the world renowned Taulas, these T shaped stone monuments set in a horseshoe shaped precinct and found only in Menorca have always defied rational explanation. There are many theories but studies point to them being a sort of stellar observation centre precisely aligned with the Southern Cross in their day.
The Cave of Es Mussol containing: In recent years several caves containing very interesting archaeological remains have been discovered that date back to 1200BC, the earliest dated remains found in Europe. The wooden faces have been dated 1200BC and were found in the cave of Es Mussol which would have been used as a sanctuary by people more closely related to the Celts than the Mediterranean.
Mahon, the capital of Menorca: During your holiday to Menorca why not visit the fascinating town of Menorca in the middle of the east coast of the island, 3 miles north of Es Castell and 2 miles from Mahon airport. The town sits on cliffs above an exceptionally long and deep natural harbour and is surrounded by beautiful farmland. Mahon has an attractive-looking centre whose history has bequeathed an intriguing mix of architectural styles. There are many interesting attractions including the gin distillery, the hippodrome, a small museum, the Church of Santa Maria with its vast church organ, and the prehistoric remains of Trepuco. The south of Mahon runs into the Menorca resort of Es Castell with its charmingly atmospheric harbour at Calas Fons.
Holidays to Son Bou offers a large range of activities to keep all ages happy. Down on the beach there are a large number of watersports to try including windsurfing, pedalos, jet skis & snorkeling. A popular local attraction is the Laberinto which is a giant maze enjoyed by children and adults alike, you will also find water chutes and play area's to keep the little ones entertained.
Eating/Drinking During Son Bou Holidays
People enjoying holidays to Son Bou will find a wide ranges of bars and restaurants with an excellent choice to suit all tastes. Always fresh, local fish dishes are always enjoyable, try with Spanish wine or beer.
Nightlife at Son Bou is fairly low key with no nightclubs as such, entertainment is often hotel based, however there are many bars and restaurants including some with live entertainment or music into the early hours.
Getting Around on Son Bou Holidays
Road Train: A Mini road train runs regularly along the waterfront and down to the neighbouring resort of San Jaime.
Taxi: A great way to get around especially if there are 3-4 people sharing is taxi. Abundant in supply, Taxis can be flagged down and are inexpensive, inform the driver on where you want to go and he'll give you a guide price.
Car Hire: A really good way of getting around Son Bou and Menorca is to hire a car. There are plenty of car hire companies in the resort and there tends to be very little difference in price between them. To hire a car during your Son Bou holidays all you need is your drivers licence, passport and credit card.
Son Bou Holidays Shopping
Son Bou has a good choice of shopping including two commercial centres containing everything from supermarkets to souvenir & gift shops. There is a weekly market at nearby Alaior which has many stalls selling leather, shoes, jewellery and traditional pottery and much more.
Holidays in Son Bou - Beaches
Holidays to Son Bou offers a large purpose built resort developed around probably the best beach on the island which at 3 kms in length is also one of the longest. With its golden sandy beach gently sloping into the sea, its easy to see why this is a magnet for families with children of all ages.
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