Son Parc , Beach & Holiday Guide
Son Parc Beach Resort Guide in photos and maps
Son Parc Beach
Bus Route - 41 Mahon Es Mercadal – Fornells – Tirant – Son Parc – Arenal d’en Castell
Sun Loungers Umbrella and 2 Loungers 19-21 Euro. Reductions (after 15:00). Facility closes around 19:00
Son Parc Beach
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Son Parc is a purpose built self contained holiday resort set in an area of valleys and pine woods with hill side views into the islands' attractive northern countryside. It is geared towards couples looking for a quieter relaxing beach location and those with young families.
The resort has three distinct areas ( see interactive photo map below ). Further inland at the main access road is the golf course and here you will find a development of private and commercal apartments overlooking the course (Green Village). Driving further to the resort centre you can turn left to beach area or right into the terraced and wooded hill sides is where most of the private villas are located in quieter locations. On the rocky headland is a mix of low rise commercial hotels,aparthotels and private apartments.
The very natural beach of 'Arenal de Son Saura' lies just below the resort's accommodation areas, with its deep soft white sands providing plenty of space. Add to this a gently shelving bottom that makes for very shallow waters many meters out makes it ideal for smaller children and wonderful for snorkelling enthusiasts with it s rocky fringes. The beautiful virgin beach of Cala Pudent is reachable on foot (1km) from a coastal path begining at the western end of the resort beach.
Superb large fine sand beach set in a dramatic dune landscape looking out to a natural bay for an almost virgin beach feeling. There are lifeguards and watersports available including windsurfing, water skiing, jet skis and pedaloes hire. The extensive sand dunes behind the beach are protected so it is very natural and the building restictions means that access is restricted to eastern or western ends which makes it very natural for a commercial holiday resort. The beach lies in a protective bay so provides shelter from northerly waves. There are two beachside Bar Restaurants at the western and eastern ends of the beach respectively. There is a free car park at the western end including additional toilets
The beach is reachable from three access points - see interactive map and photo tour.
Son Parc Shopping and Supermarkets
Son Parc is divided into three areas so the facilities are spread out within these three areas - see interactive map and photo tour.
There is a small commercial area at the entrance with two mini supermarkets, Bars and Restaurants. A larger selection is along the road towards the beach. For better shopping visit near by Es Mercadal.
There is an 24 hour emergency doctor based in Son Parc. Car hire is advisable for exploring further afield, but there is a regular bus service linking Son Parc with other inland towns and north east coastlines.
There is a daily bus service into Mahon, Fornells, Playa de Fornells(Cala Tirant) and Es Mercadal. Ciutadella can be reached via Es Mercadal connections. Some services are via Fornells.
To Airport is circa 36 Euro.
Son Parc - Nightlife
As with most resorts in Menorca, evening entertainment here is generally to be found in the resort bars but nothing that would ever compare to the neon jungle of the popular resorts along the south coast of Majorca. Mahon and Ciutadella however offer something for everyone, but with none of the "binge drink clubbing" to be found on Ibizia and Majorca.
In the resorts there are various bars and restaurants with differing catering to clientel both young and old. Mahon is a taxi ride away offering a wide selection of evening delights and into the early hours discos, clubs and bars.
Out and About in Son Parc
Buses - Son Parc
Good to know
Bus Network Map with Son Parc Bus stops 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 Timetables and destinations - Son Parc Airport Bus
Taxis - Son Parc
Airport to/from Airport one way 41 Eur
Good to know
Menorca has no private Cab firms , Uber or ....'Dodgy Touts!'
Taxis are licensed for a MAX. of 4 Passengers. (any Age child counts as 1 passenger)
Summer peak In recent years Taxis have been in short supply due to not enough drivers for licensed areas. Consider a private transfer to reach Airport in good time for flight home.
Comprehensive Guide Menorca Taxis - how to book
Son Parc - at a glance
Restaurants in Son Parc
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Son Parc See and Do
Watersports from beach, Childrens play areas. Riding, Cycling and walking in great countryside.
Son Parc has menorca's only golf course
Nearby Fornells has lots of watersports in it's large natural bay
Our what to do and see in Son Parc inspirations
Son Parc - maps
Villas & Apartments
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What's the weather like in Son Parc
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Son Parc has a mediterranean climate characterised by hot dry summers. Menorca has pleasant cooling Summer breeze. The sea temperatures at Son Parc 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.
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