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Things to do in Mahon

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From Mallorca: Guided Day Trip to Menorca

1. From Mallorca: Guided Day Trip to Menorca

Explore Menorca on this full day bus and ferry tour from Mallorca. Choose from a tour with or without pickup from the north and east of Mallorca. Spend free time in Maó and Ciutadella. Take a stroll in the whitewashed village of Binibeca.  Travel from Puerto de Alcudia aboard an express ferry with services such as free Wi-Fi, a snack bar and a duty free shop. Once in Ciutadella board a spacious and airconditioned bus to Monte Toro, the highest point in Menorca (358 meters). Get off the bus for views that span the whole island and if the day is clear, gaze all the way to Mallorca. Have half an hour of free time to soak up the views before heading to the fishing village of Fornells. Soak up the charm of the narrow streets, a softly curved cove, and a bustling port. Continue to Maó, where you can experience the island's capital. Follow your guide on a tour of the vibrant Old Town. Spend 2 hours of free time where you can shop, stroll, or purchase lunch.  Make your way to Binibeca, a picturesque fishing village where you can walk among the pristine white houses and through the old streets. Finally, return to Ciutadella to visit the Old Town before catching the ferry back to Mallorca

Port Mahon: 1-Hour Harbor Cruise with Underwater Views

2. Port Mahon: 1-Hour Harbor Cruise with Underwater Views

Start the tour by boarding the catamaran at the inner part of the port, just below the old city of Mahon. As you set off, see the Spanish Navel Base, coves and inlets, mussel beds, and beautiful summer houses on the Northern side of the port. During the journey, listen to historical commentary as you learn about the English-American Cemetery, the Quarantine Islands of Flat, Lazareto Island, and the Fortress of Isabel II (La Mola) at the mouth of the port. When you reach the sheltered and clear waters of Es Clot de la Mola, outside the port, the boat will slow down. Here, take the opportunity to go down into the underwater chambers and discover the marine life or enjoy a drink or ice cream on the sundeck. Sailing back into the port, enjoy wonderful views of the remains of Sant Felip's Fort and the former British military town of Es Castell. See the charming fishermen cove of Cales Fonts and then King's Island with the old British military hospital. After this, admire Admiral Collingwood's House, now a charming hotel and The Golden Farm, where the British Admiral Lord Nelson is supposed to have stayed. Marvel at these two colonial-style houses which date back to the 18th century, sitting on small hills on both sides of the port. Finally, pass by the Casino and Yachts Club area and take in views of the impressive skyline of Mahon.

Mahon: Harbor Boat Tour with Underwater Viewing & Commentary

3. Mahon: Harbor Boat Tour with Underwater Viewing & Commentary

Start your tour from Don Joan. Sail deep into the harbor. Enjoy the view of Mahon from the top deck or inside the boat. Hear historical stories from the guide as you pass the island of Lazareto. The towers at the harbor’s entrance once defended Mahon. Once beyond the harbor, head below deck for underwater views, weather permitting. Take photos of fish swimming through the seagrass. Catch a glimpse of other marine life. Admire the Mediterranean’s blue waters. Enjoy panoramic scenery from both sides of the boat before heading back to Mahon. Back on deck, listen to historical commentary as you pass the San Felipe Castle. Swing through the inlets around Es Castell and Georgetown. See if you can spot the Collingwood House and discover the connections between Britain and Menorca. Finish your tour back in Don Joan.

Menorca: Binibeca and Mahon Tour with Catamaran and Pickup

4. Menorca: Binibeca and Mahon Tour with Catamaran and Pickup

Visit the idyllic villages of Binibeca and Trepućo whilst travelling in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach. Cap off your day with a picturesque 50-minute boat ride to the port of Mahon. Start your day of adventure with a convenient pickup from your hotel. Hop aboard your air-conditioned coach and drive to the charming fishing village of Binibeca, one of the most photographed places in Menorca. Visit Trepucó and witness one of the most preserved prehistoric sites of the island. Continue on your guided tour to the historic center of Mahon. Enjoy a guided tour of the historic center of the village and stop for free time with lots of shopping and lunch options. To finalise your day you will get to experience a 50 minute boat ride to the port of Mahon.

Menorca : Lloc de Menorca & Son Bou Beach Day Trip

5. Menorca : Lloc de Menorca & Son Bou Beach Day Trip

Visit Menorca's Lloc de Menorca Zoo on this day trip. See goats, kangaroos, lemurs, and other animals. After the zoo, soak up the sun on Son Bou Beach. Meet your tour at the pickup point and take a bus ride to Lloc de Menorca. Explore the zoo and check out all of the different animals. Interact with the goats, see the kangaroos, and walk through a forest filled with friendly lemurs. All of the animals at the zoo have been placed through Europe-wide rescue efforts. After the zoo, relax on the fabulous beach of Son Bou. Enjoy more than 3 km of fine sand. Return to your pickup point in the afternoon.

Menorca: Guided Tour of Binibeca and Mahon

6. Menorca: Guided Tour of Binibeca and Mahon

Discover the southern tip of Menorca on a guided day trip. After pickup at your hotel, enjoy a 1-hour glass-bottom boat trip around Mahon Harbor, one of the deepest natural harbors in the world. Next, head into Mahon city center. Explore the capital’s historic center and enjoy some free time for shopping. Continue to Punta Prima Beach and enjoy some free time for sunbathing or lunch (at your own expense.) Finally, visit the fishermens’ village of Binibeca. Wander its streets to admire the white-painted houses and picturesque streets. At the end of the day, you’ll be dropped off back at your hotel.

Menorca: Full Day Sailing Tour with Snorkeling and Snacks

7. Menorca: Full Day Sailing Tour with Snorkeling and Snacks

Discover the waters of Menorca on a sailing adventure from the Port of Mahón. Sail in comfort on a classic sailboat, relax in the sun on a comfortable chair, and try out your Stand-Up Paddling skills in the clear water. Meet your skipper at the Port of Mahón and begin your adventure. Depending on the weather conditions, your skipper will guide you through one of two routes. If you prefer one of the routes, let your skipper know; if the weather allows, they will follow your preference. South RouteMost trips follow the south route. Sail from the Port of Mahón and head south towards Isla del Aire and its spectacular lighthouse. As you sail by the island, marvel at its flora and animals. Hop off the boat for a snorkel in the crystal-clear waters. Continue to the turquoise waters of Punta Prima and explore several coves, beaches, and caves. Whenever you wish, pause your sailing journey for a swim in the water or to enjoy water activities. Pass by and through many coves, including Caló Roig, Cala Alcaufar, Cala Rafalet, and Cala de Sant Esteve. Marvel at the stunning geography of the caves and coves of Ses Olles, Caló Blanc, Biniparratx, Binidali, Es Canutells and Cales Coves, Cala en Porter, and Cala Llucalari. Return to Port of Mahón after a full day of exploring the coast. North RouteDepending on weather conditions, you may follow the north route instead. Spend some time in the Port of Mahón before sailing past La Mola Fortress, Cales Fonts, and Isla del Rey. Continue north and visit Pedres Blaves, a stunning rock formation in the sea. Pass the beautiful beaches of Sa Mesquida, Es Grau, Platja d’en Tortuga, and the island of Illa d’en Colom. When you wish, stop to swim at one of the beaches or try out the snorkeling gear. Marvel at the beauty of the cove beach of Cala Presili and see the spectacular Favaritx Lighthouse looming over the Savinar de Mongofra beach. As you sail, enjoy luxuries on board. Relax in the cushioned solarium, enjoy a snack of olives, cheese, and nuts or enjoy a cold drink from the fridge. If you need a break from the sun, rest in one of the 2 cabins or cool off in the shower.

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What people are saying about Mahon

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 266 reviews

Totally recommended. Punctuality and seriousness, The guides that accompanied us were charming. Everything well explained in all the languages of the people who make up the tour. A pleasant treatment and a very beautiful day.

Amazing value for money . Lovely hour cruise and lots of commentary on the surrounding buildings and history. Definitely worth 11 euros. Easy to find from the bus station

The super cool experience!! Highly recommended. It allows you to know in a short time a lot of history and places of interest in the port of Mahón.

Excellent experience, brilliant value for money, we really enjoyed the tour and would highly recommend.

Very well organised trip, Very interesting and worth it.