Sant Lluis Holidays Guide

A small town hub from the many resorts in the 'Golden Triangle' of south east menorca. Lots of good eating places and sandy beaches close by.

Easter and Spring Holidays 2020

Good choice for Easter and Spring

Hotels,Villas and Apartments in Sant Lluis

Sant Lluis
Airport: 6 miles / 9 km
Direct Transfer: 0 hr 10 mins
Transfer Options: Public Airport Bus - none, Shared Shuttle from 11 pp or Taxi max. 4 pers. 16
Would Sant Lluis suit us?
Sant Lluis is it a place for you?

For Families

  • A relaxing base for exploring the island

For Couples

  • Close to Mahon and Es Castell for livelier entertainment and moonlit harbour strolls
  • Scuba diving and watersports center at nearby S'Algar
  • Authentic Menorca

Sant Lluis - Location

is located in the sount east corner of the island. Approximately 10 mins., from the Airport.

Overview

Suited to those wanting an authentic atmosphere set in attractive surrounding countryside Sant Lluis is a residential town at the heart of one of the top, if not the best, tourist areas on the island. The south east corner of the island the "golden triangle".

Sant Lluis is a traditional menorcan town (though architecturally its grid based - heritage from it french military occupying founders). Suround by picture postcard countryside and villages Sant lluis is a great base to explore the island being equidistant from many attractions in the surrounding area and near to the popular south coast beaches.

A people friendly and walking scale town. The main shopping street have quaint little shops, inviting pastry shops, bakers and Bar Restaurants. Accommodation here is limited to small hostels and private holiday homes.

The town is dominated by the main church ( Eglesia de Sant Lluis ) and being grid based its easy to find streets. Populated by locals and ex pats from various countries Sant Lluis has a thriving community with a relaxed friendly pace. The capital Mahon is just a few minutes north by car, tax or regular bus service.

Sant Lluis has a number of banks, together with assorted local shops, newsagents, banks, chemists, doctors, dentists and some great ice cream cafes and a petrol station.

Nearby S'Algar is a haven for watersport enthusiasts. Club S'Algar Diving, provides water skiing, windsurfing and jet skiing. Divers can be hired too to help you explore the underwater caves and coral reefs along this favourite part of the coastline for divers.

Sant Lluis - Local Resort Beaches

Punta Prima
Punta Prima
Binidali
Binibeca

Sant Lluis - Local Virgin Beaches

Sa Mesquida
Playa Binigaus
Playa Binigaus
Josep Maria Fosch
Cala Prudent
Cala Pudent
Lluis Pous
Playa Biniparratx
Cala Biniparratx
marjoram's

Shopping in Sant Lluis

Menorca Holiday Tips

There is large Euroski Hypermarket in nearby Sant Lluis Poligno 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!

Getting About

There is a regular bus service to Mahon ( via Sant Lluis ) , with onward connections to other parts of the island.

Must see and Do

There is a new water park with free shuttle bus from Punta Prima

Countryside

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

Villages

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

...more under see and do

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

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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

Sant Lluis to Airport is about 12 Euro one way

Sant Lluis - 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!

Sant Lluis nearest Beaches

Beach Bus

Binibeca
Resort Beach
Binibeca
Cala en Porter
Resort Beach
Cala en Porter
Punta Prima
Resort Beach
Punta Prima

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 - Sant Lluis

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 - Sant Lluis

Taxis - Sant Lluis

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

Sant Lluis Taxi stand on map

Taxis are only licensed for a maximum of 4 Passengers.

Comprehensive Taxi Guide

What is the Weather like in Sant Lluis

Weather now

Sant Lluis has a mediterranean climate characterised by hot dry summers. Menorca has pleasant cooling Summer breeze. The sea temperatures at Sant Lluis   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 Sant Lluis

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