Punta Prima Holidays Guide

The warm shallow waters of the bay make this resort very popular with families with young children. The beach is without doubt a major attraction of this resort with fine, clean sand and a good variety of water sports and other facilities available to suit all tastes.

Hotels,Villas and Apartments in Punta Prima

Punta Prima
Airport: 9 miles / 14 km
Direct Transfer: 0 hr 20 mins
Transfer Options: Shared Shuttle from 12 Eur pp or Taxi max. 4 pers. 22 Eur , Public Airport Bus - none
Deep beach with very fine soft white sands.

Punta Prima Beach

Blue Flag Full Guide

Bus Route - 92 Mahon via Sant Lluis

Sun Loungers 2019 - Umbrella and 2 Loungers 17-19 Euro. Reductions (after 15:00). Facility closes around 19:00

Toilets
Watersports
Blue Flag Beach
Car Parking
Mobility Access
Small Child and Baby friendly

Punta Prima Nearest alternative Beaches

in the local area Beaches by Bus

Would Punta Prima suit us?

For Families

  • Safe beach, shallow waters for small children
  • Self contained holiday resort
  • Plenty to see and do within walking distances
  • Close to Mahon/Mao for a change of scene for mums and dads

For Couples

  • Close to Mahon and Es Castell for livelier entertainment and moonlit harbour strolls
  • Good snorkeling just off the beach, with watersports services
  • Good Water sports at beach area Diving center nearby - S'Algar/Binibeca

(updated June 2019 )

is located in the south east corner of the island.

Punta Prima is an established mixed residental and private villas resort with around 5 hotels catering to the packaged holidaymaker. Punta Prima benefits from being in the 'golden triangle' of south east Menorca with plenty of surrounding villages and towns with lot's to explore.

Punta Prima has a superb deep beach providing space for all with an area to the right reserved for the little ones.

There is a free toddlers play area with slides,swings and climbing frames near the beach car park. A larger childrens play centre with all that their hearts desire is also nearby. The local hotels offers a range of evening entertainments which can be enjoyed if you buy drinks as non residents.

Shopping in Punta Prima

Shopping in Punta Prima is limited mainly to 2 small supermarkets offering summer clothing, beachware and souvenirs. There are some smaller boutique style shops in nearby Sant Lluis. Mahon is an easy bus ride away with much, much more.

Menorca Holiday Tips

There is large Euroski Hypermarket in nearby Sant Lluis and a smaller very popular excellent supermarket Sa Botega at S'Ullastrar.

For Self caterers, visit the large Eroski supermarket at the Poligno outside Sant Lluis on the road towards Mahon. The independent Cafe Bar has not only an excellent value and tasty Menu del Dias/Buffet (witness many locals at the tables! ) but you can take it away too!

Punta Prima - Top Sights

lots more what to see and do ideas

The beach with it's skyline of Ilse del Aire and parade of boats tooing and frowing to Mahon Harbour

Sea caves by Kayak

Countryside

Punta Prima is surounded by unspoilt countryside with small lanes ( including Cami de Cavalls ) which allow you to explore the local area

Water park with free shuttle bus from Punta Prima

Villages

This corner of Menorca has the most villages and hamlets which are lovely to explore on foot or bicycle

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.

Mahon (Mao) guide

Boutique and Design Hotels

Agrotourism Hotels

Mahon All Hotels and Holiday accommodation

Yacht club area
Balcony-Typical Mahon
Cafe Bars-Top of Harbour
Motor Yachts-to Hire
Lots of Harbour Side Bars
Evenings
Down to main Harbour
Jugendstill

Getting About

There are good cheap regular bus services to Mahon and S'Algar via Sant Lluis.

Taxis

Punta Prima to Airport is about 22 Euro one way, to Es Castell circa 15, to Mahon max 20 and Binibeca max 10.

Punta Prima - Nightlife

Organised evening entertainment here is generally to be found in the resort hotels and some Bars. Mahon, Ciutadella and Es Castell however offer alot more with something for everyone, but with none of the "bing drink clubbing" to be found on Ibizia and Majorca. Menorca is not Majorca but that is why many people come here!

There are no discos only small bars. Entertainment is in the larger hotels also open to non residents if you buy drinks.

Nearby

Mahon or Es Castell is a bus ride / taxi ride away for a lot more. You might also want to go along the coast to Cala Torret / Binibeca.

Nearby

Mahon has lots more going on and is an easy Taxi cab back late at night ( Circa 20 Euro )

Not that far away in Cala en Porter there is Club den Xoroi

Cova d'en Xoroi - Dance Club a location like no other

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Located in huge spectacular natural caves some 25m above the moonlight Med. Toast the Moon shining down and dance through to see the Sunrise - literally!

Undoubtedly the most dramatic nightspot on the island. Set high, literally in the cliffs, above the sea it's an atmospheric dance club with one of the most original locations. With themed nights, guest DJs, music and dance acts DJs.

Opening times: 11:30 'til 05:00. Daily May to October and weekends outside of these months.

Menorca Tips

Cova Bus : Pick up service ( from main beach resorts ) arrival Midnight - Depart Xoroi at 5a.m - see nuratravel.com/Experience/cova-de-xoroi/

Special promotions ( check website,flyers and posters in bars) enabling free entrance to the night club if you visit the caves earlier in the day.

Can aslo be enjoyed as a daytime and sunset venue

Xoroi - magical location
Xoroi Outside platforms
Xoroi - VIP areas for your celebration
Xoroi - Moon light backdrops

Wi-Fi and Internet

Many Bars will offer free WiFi ( passwords on request ) Sim cards and dongles for Spanish networks( Vodafone es /Movistar ) can be bought in nearby towns and topped up via supermarket cashiers. More and more towns have free WiFi in their main public square. WiFi on Menorca

Buses - Punta Prima

Looking for Airport Shuttle / Transfers?

Bus Network Map to download

TIP:Mahon will mostly be written on timetables, front of buses and signposts as Maó, it's local name. If you are staying longer than a week take a trip on this good network and see some of the other sights, resorts/towns and attractions.

Bus Timetable and destinations - Punta Prima

Taxis - Punta Prima

There is no such thing as a private Cab firm or Uber. Can be Reserved by App 1Taxi

Punta Prima Taxi stand on map

Taxis are only licensed for a maximum of 4 Passengers.

Comprehensive Taxi Guide

What is the Weather like in Punta Prima

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Punta Prima has a mediterranean climate characterised by hot dry summers. Menorca has pleasant cooling Summer breeze. The sea temperatures at Punta Prima   will be around 22-26 degrees in Summer. In October the water is still warm. Spring time ( early March to April ) will have sunny days with temperatures around 20 and above , ideal for sightseeing, walking, cycling and horseriding activities.

Wetter & forecast through the year

Restaurants and Bars in Punta Prima

Directory Bars and Restaurants in and around Punta Prima

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Villas and Apartments Punta Prima, Menorca ( Minorca )

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Transfers and Attractions

Private Transfers to Punta Prima are ideal because there is no wait for other passengers, you travel door to door and baby / children seats can be requested - Punta Prima Transfers

Excusrions, WaterSports, Sights in Punta Prima - Punta Prima - things to See and Do

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