If you're looking for a Spanish holiday with the heavenly combination of fantastic beaches and rich culture to discover, the stunning Balearic resort of Ciutadella is perfect for you. The former capital city of Menorca, Ciutadella is filled with fascinating historic treasures to thrill any budding explorer, so all that's left for you to do is hop on a plane to experience a holiday with a fantastic Spanish flavour!
Get the most of your Balearic holiday and visit between June-August to take full advantage of the blissful summer weather. Daytime temperatures can get up to 29°C, making Ciutadella the ideal holiday destination if you want to work on your tan. Just don't forget your sunscreen!
Relax in style on the golden sandy beaches before taking a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters to cool down. Son Bou is known as one of the most beautiful beaches in Menorca, so you'll certainly want to spend some time there! The rugged cove of Cala Morell is less than 20 minutes away and the perfect spot for a quick dip in the sea, away from the crowds.
There is also a fantastic selection of beach activities to take part in, including beach watersports and snorkelling. Or, why not hire a mountain bike and explore the lush green nature Ciutadella has to offer on your holiday? As you make your way through the coastal paths you can stop and admire the picturesque views - better remember to pack that camera!
For a unique adventure, boat excursions are available around the coast of Menorca. Or, why not have family-friendly fun at Aqua Centre waterpark, which is less than 20 minutes away. You'll love the giant slides and water tunnels! Menorca Zoo is also less than 40 minutes away and perfect if you're after a relaxing afternoon.
Unleash your inner explorer with a walk around the Ciudadella's Old Town to discover the pretty architecture Gothic churches and quaint shops. If you're keen to escape the midday heat, you can visit the Cathedral Basilica of Ciutadella de Menorca and admire the Italian-style 17th century architecture.
If you fancy treating yourself with a little therapy on your holiday to Ciutadella, you can do this at Castillo Menorca, where you can browse the fabulous selection of clothes and traditional jewellery. The stunning botanical gardens of Lithica are also definitely worth visiting to get a real flavour of this vibrant city.
You certainly won't go hungry on your holiday in Ciutadella with the fabulous selection of local dishes, including tapas, paella and fresh fish. Alternatively, visit one of the many international restaurants serving a range of cuisines and fast food, particularly if you're after a quick bite.
There's something for every kind of holidaymaker in Ciutadella, so call Hays Travel today to book a memorable trip that's just to your tastes. We have over 37 years of experience in booking holidays to Spain and the Balearic Islands and we have been voted the UK's Best High Street Travel Agent - so you can trust us to book an unforgettable trip!
Things To Do
Ciutadella is a wonderful place to explore, with its pretty architecture, Gothic churches and charming shops. To escape the midday heat, pop inside the peaceful environs of the old cathedral and marvel and the elaborate carvings. Just out of the old town, youll find the unspoilt, rugged cove that is Cala Morell perfect for a refreshing dip in the Med. Dont miss the chance to visit Lithica, a disused quarry thats been turned into a stunning garden and botanical trail. For a glimpse far back in the past, head to Talati de Dalt, the eerie but fascinating prehistoric remains. Shopping fans love Castillo Menorca, the castle fronted retail centre which includes a Lladro outlet and family amusements. For a slice of unspoilt white beach, go out of town to Playa Arenal de Son Saura. Other great activities on offer in the Ciutadella area include mountain biking, boat trips and snorkelling. Elsewhere on the island, you'll find watersports, a water park and a popular zoological garden.
Food & Drink
You'll find plenty of places to eat out on holidays to Ciutadella. Most of the restaurants serve up local fare, including tapas, paella and the catch of the day. You'll also find a choice of other eateries, offering everything from Mexican eats to fast food.