Most popular Menorca coastal towns for self-catering holidays

With its year-round sunny, lively events calendar and affordable prices during both high and low season, the island of Menorca is a popular travel destination that is not confined to the summer months. If you are looking to rent out a villa and enjoy a fun, active and memorable holiday without spending a fortune, then you should certainly consider this top destination.

In fact, the beauty of Menorca is that being an island that is relatively low lying, the weather is favourably mild all year round, meaning affordable self-catering holidays can be achieved on this popular Balearic island, regardless of the season.

Although similar to other Spanish islands, there are certain areas of Menorca that are more popular and attract a greater number of tourists than others. Boasting a remarkably beautiful coastline, it has to be said that many of Menorca’s coastal towns remain the most popular and where tourism thrives, villas can often be rented for a bargain.

Take a look at three of the most popular Menorcan coastal towns for self-catering holidays below if you need inspiration villa holidays:


If you are looking for villas in Menorca that will provide you and your family with a comfortable, relaxing stay for an affordable price, then the town of Ciutadella rarely disappoints. This sensational coastal town is one of the most popular places to visit and stay on Menorca.

Asides from spending many a lazy day lapping up the sunshine on the long, sandy beach, there are plenty of attractions to cater for the more culturally-yearning of visitors. One sight of cultural interest in Ciutadella that is particularly popular amongst tourists is the Naveta des Tudons: an ancient megalithic tomb that never fails to fascinate all the family.


Being the capital of Menorca, the eastern city of Mahon is a vibrant and colourful place to visit during any month of the year. What makes this interesting town particularly unique is that Mahon has the second deepest natural harbour in the world: 5km long and 900 metres wide.

For holidaymakers seeking a fun holiday in the sun with an affordable rented villa, then this city and its surroundings offer a wide choice of villas in Menorca. All of these promise to provide guests with comfort, quality and value for money.

Cala Galdana

If your holiday to Menorca comes with aspirations to stay somewhere a little quieter, then the delightful beach resort of Cala Galdana might be the best destination.

Situated approximately 35 kilometres to the west of Mahon and Menorca’s international airport, Cala Galdana is popular for tourists on traditional package holidays but is also becoming increasingly popular as a destination for self-catering holidays and for those looking to stay in self-contained private villas – such as those provided by reputable companies such as Villas4You.

Part of Cala Galdana’s appeal is its magnificent horseshoe beach backed by towering cliffs boasting wonderful cliff top walks. In fact the many coastal paths that run alongside Cala Galdana and its surroundings are some of the most scenic walks of the island.