All the Sights and Attractions in and around Binibeca
Binibeca itself is a very relaxing friendly family and couples resort with local residents. However being part of the south east many other attractions and activities are closeby.
Kids - see photo tour and maps
The attractions are small scale with three small outdoor play areas with basic equipment. There is a public pool with Binibequer Vell.
For TeenagersThere is not too much in Binibeca itself.
For young Children there are public play areas at Binibequer Vell and behind the main beach.
Nearest Waterpark is at Punta Prima 5 min., by car or ( Bus 92 to Mahon, or the little resort road train) Waterparks
Water Park - Splash Sur Punta Prima
Next to Hotel del Sur ( Biniancolla )
Water slides and splash pools, lazy river, jacuzzi and sun bathing areas. Large on site Bar-Cafeteria. note for environmental reasons this park uses filtered sea water.
Open daily to the public from 11:00 to 18:00 ADULTS: 20€ Children (under 12 years): 12€
minimum height on Adult slides 1.2m
Menorca Holiday Tips
Free shuttle bus within local area
Bus service No. 92 from Mahon via Punta Prima stops outside the park
Afterwards you can visit Cala Torret/Punta Prima for a sunset ice creams or drinks on the beach.
An attractive and well done mock up of a 'traditional fishing village' with small selection of (evening) Restaurants and Bars. Though it can be loud if you are staying there as voices and particularly ladies high heels! fill the narrow passage ways. There is also Bar with a pool to use if you buy a drink (located in the commercial centre)
If you fancy something a little bit more wild there is a very pretty virgin cove and beach ( Cala Biniparratx ) just up the coast westwards-follow the coast road to Binidali. A small limestone gorge with cut out caves near the sandy beach.
Cala Binipartrix - Valley and Virgin Beach
Along the coast between Es Canutells and Binibeca lies the pretty 'hidden' cove of Cala Binipartrix. A limestone gorge with a sandy beach at the end in a sheltered cove. Park and 10 min walk through the gorge bottom to the beach. (as a virgin beach there may well be piles of dead seaweed so take a little 'clearing tool' - if you don't like walking over it!
There are delightful narrow track lanes all around the north of Binibeca to explore - even the thwack of a cricket ball on bat at the nearby Menorca Cricket Club along the road to Biniparrell and Llucmacanes.
There are some lovely drives along idylic narrow country roads through the country side to the villages of Llucamanenes and Torret. Torret is picture postcard pretty, leave the car and just walk through it. There are also some highly regarded restaurants ( Sa Pedrera des Pujol, Sa Parereta d'en Doro, Pan y Vino ) . Llucamances is a pretty hamlet and just a further short trip to El Grill, a favourite rustic Bar Restaurant (in old farmhouse ) on the airport access road ( you passed it as you left the airport !) where you will find some of the islands best grilled meat dishes and chill out terrace for evenings.
Visit La Rueda Bar-Restaurant at Sant Lluis, which has a counter with nearly 3 meters of delicious Tapas.
The bay is perfect for basic snorkeling as the water is very clear and calmed by the rock outcrop that is also a great sport for snorkeling away from the beach area. Our tip For Snorkel enthusiasts goto 'Caló Fondo', locally known as Ses Olles de Binissafúller, is a rocky cove, free of boats just beyond the large outcrop of Binibequer Vell - follow coastal road to Restaurante Club Náutico Binisafúa
Menorca Tip beacuse they know of the food opportunity there are shoals of big bream just by the Beach Bar
There are very good dive sites within short boat rides from Binibeca with a local dive centre. Experience some of Menorca's famous diving around along this coast at near by Cap D'en Font.
There is basic kayaks and pedalos to hire from the beach.
Kayaking excursions are available in nearby Punta prima and Cala en Porter.
A fun family activity, paddle around your resort . Or along Menorca's unspoilt coastline as part of a professional tour
Action Activities and Sport
There is riding at Sa Ferradura stables and also at Son Bou Riding
There are Idylic villages around Binibeca ( Torret,Pou Nou,S'Ullastrar , Llucmacanes ) linked by tiny country lanes 'Camis'. Villages and fascinating archaeological remains.
Binibeca is surrounded by small villages linked by country lanes ( 'Camis' ).
Nearby to Binibeca
A village straight out of the picture books, traditional menorcan architecture, with lots of bougainvillea draped over the old white washed houses. Best to leave the car at the entrance roads and just wander respectfully or as part of a cycle tour. Home to highly regarded restaurants for food lovers (Sa Pedrera des Pujol, Sa Parereta d'en Doro, Pan y Vino ). From behind the unmissable watchtower you can wander down to the coast at Cala Torret.
( 3km )
An attractive residential village, several of the former farmhouses have been turned into homes and holiday rentals. A little supermarket. There are walks and cycling routes in the surrounding attractive countryside.
( 12km )
Mahon ( Mao or Maó )
Mahon has a great mediterranean charm around the centre and harbour. Busy pavement Cafes and Bars, superb fruit and fish markets and all enclosed in a maze of narrow streets with architecture and many reminders of it's Georgian past. In addition to the traditional the town offers a myriad of stylish shops and bars. Along the whole length of the harbour quayside (Moll de Llevant) there is an electic collection of Cafes, Bars and Restaurants for all pockets and styles. A spectacular setting above the huge natural harbour with ships and boats of every shape and sizes.
( 5km )
Is a mostly residential town with a good mix of little shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Its most well known sights are Moli de Dalt the island's only functioning windmill (open am for visits) and "La Rueda" a popular Tapas Bar & Restauant. In pretty neighbouring S'Uestra and Torret there are some excellent high class restaurants. Mahons trotting and karting track are also near by. Local vinyard tours .
TIP Visit the large Euroski SYP Supermarket here at the Poligno ( commercial area) for a good food selection (english / german food items stocked) and keen prices. The Supermarket's (independent ) Cafeteria Bar offers a great Menu del Dia/take away hot food in air conditioned surroundings.
( 15km )
Is a delightful traditional town with a great location. Combining stunning views with a great mix of little shops, cafes, bars and restaurants to suit all tastes, price ranges and styles. In the two harbours many of the old fishermans caves have been adapted by various Bars and Restaurants giving them interesting interiors aswell as great people watching seating outside overlooking the water . A very popular eating place for lunchtime Menu del Dias and a great place to while away the summer evenings.
( 7km )
San Climent ( Sant Climente )
Located on the main road (ME-12) from Mahon to Cala en Porter is well worth a visit if you are in the area. "Famous" for Es Casino Bar-Restaurant (some of the best tasting/value) Menu del Dias on the island. Great Music nights: Tuesday evening improv Jazz in backrooms of the Es Casino Bar-Restaurant. Last shop on the right of main street heading to Cala en Porter is a traditional bakers where you can experience tasty bread /pasteries made in traditional wood fired ovens.
If you are an independent traveller and waiting to catch a flight then come here for for final drinks and meals in a more personal environment. Airport is just 5 mins drive away. Tabacs shop and cafes open at 6am too!
Cova d'en Xoroi - Cova d'en Xoroi
Located in spectacular natural caves some 25m above the sea at the entrance to Cala en Porter bay.
Cova d'en Xoroi
A double bonus. Undoubtedly the most dramatic nightspot on the island. Set high, literally in the rocks, above the sea it's an atmospheric Cafe-bar with fantastic sea views by day. From 19:00 the music is soothing ambient sounds to watch the sunsets by and after 23:00-dawn a disco with one of the most original locations and atmospheres with famous guest DJs. During July and August they have themed nights - more on this and other Clubs on Menorca.
Opening times: 11:30 'til dawn. Daily May to October and weekends outside of these months. There is a entrance charge during the day which includes a voucher for a drink-It's well worth it.
Just 200 meters from Xoroi is a great Spanish Restaurant La Palette ( Leg of lamb recommended )
Night bus transport by Cova Bus. Arrival at Cova d'en Xoroi aprox. 11:45 pm and departure from Cova d'en Xoroi at 05:00 am