Holidays to Playa de Fornells give you a secluded sandy bay, just down the coast from charming Fornells village.
Menorca’s Exclusive Side
Set on Menorca’s rugged northern shores, this smart resort hugs the hillside, overlooking the horseshoe-shaped bay of Cala Tirant. It’s a relatively undiscovered corner of the island, so peace and quiet are the watchwords here, with just a handful of go-slow bars and restaurants. Head a few kilometres east, and you’ll find the traditional fishing village of Fornells, famous for its seafood and regular visitor, King Carlos of Spain.
Down at Cala Tirant beach, there’s a real emphasis on ‘tranquilo’, meaning peace and quiet. You won’t find lots of restaurants and watersports centres. Instead, it’s dominated by thatched umbrellas and loungers, so there’s plenty of sand left for stretching out. Plus, it’s popular with snorkelers, thanks to the crystal-clear and shallow waters.
Trips to Fornells
Fornells is just up the road – five minutes’ drive or a half-an-hour walk away. Either way, you’ll be greeted by whitewashed buildings and a picturesque harbour. Watch as the fishing boats come and go, bringing their catch of the day with them. Then, sample the seafood in a marina-view restaurant. A short walk away is Torre de Fornells, a 19th-century watchtower offering panoramic views over the Mediterranean coastline.
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Fornells might be small, but the restaurant helping is generous. In fact, the whole harbour is lined with waterfront eateries…View details »