Minorca, or as some say Menorca, is another holiday resort island in the Balearic Islands and is the second largest in the group of its sister islands, Ibiza and Mallorca. Minorca is the least visited island of the group, hence it retains is island culture. Minorca still offers several different style holidays and you will find a Minorca villa to suit all of your needs. Minorca has bustling resort areas to secluded beaches, more water sports than you can imagine and history to take in. This paradise island was declared a Reserve of the Biosphere in 1993 by UNESCO. By renting a Minorca holiday villa here you can have any type of holiday that makes you happy. Minorca has an abundance of luxury private villas for rent and can cater for all needs. In the larger areas you will find Minorca holiday rental apartments with breathtaking views across the Mediterranean.
The holiday island of Minorca can offer you many types of holidays, from the normal beach holiday to a walk on the islands on mountain. Small rural villages to the capital will keep you occupied during your holiday break in one of our many holiday rentals in Minorca. Most tourist enjoy a Minorca holiday as it is noted for being a peaceful time away in a private villa.
1. South Central Minorca Holidays and Rentals Info:
South Central Minorca possesses most of the popular beach resorts located on the island. For a quiet time visit the 17th century mare de Deu Toro sanctuary situated on top of Mount Toro, the only mountain on Minorca and accessible from your holiday villa. Mahon, the capitol of Minorca, is where you will find more activity than anywhere else on the island with shops, local markets, historical buildings and relaxing cafes as well as the islands only casino. There is also a multitude of bars and restaurants which are near to villas for rent in Minorca with live entertainment on offer in Mahon which will satisfy one and all.
2. North Minorca Holidays and Rentals Info:
North Minorca has the only golf course on the island, Golf Son Parc, it is a short distance from the beach and holiday accommodation in Minorca. This rugged coastline around Son Parc is home to beautiful bays and inlets along with the marina, Port Addaia. This is just a peaceful seaside resort where you can enjoy the culture and cuisine intrinsic to this area. Port Addaia is also a popular destination for tourist choosing Minorca for their Spain Holiday Rentals.
3. South Eastern Minorca Holidays and Rentals Info:
South Eastern Minorca can bring a day of world class scuba diving or snorkeling around the Cala Llonga and Binibeca area or why not spend the evening in one of the finest restaurants on the island where you dine on exotic island cuisine. Es Castell and Cala en Forcat are beach resorts that have excellent swimming and sunbathing on their secluded sandy beaches. The area also is home to many beachfront luxury private villas for holiday rentals.
4. Western Minorca Holidays and Rentals Info:
Western Minorca is one of the busiest areas with a wide choice of luxurious Minorca rental villas and marinas full of expensive yachts. Cala Blanca draws the water sports minded people because of the top class opportunities on offer here. If not participating, you can relax in luxury in your Cala Blanca villa or in one of the many seaside venues just waiting for you.
Choosing a Minorca self catering holiday villa will allow you the chance and time to explore the island and all it has to offer. Tourist can participate in swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, wreck diving, sailing, fishing or just find a secluded cove and sunbath. Other ideal places for holiday rentals in Minorca on the island are Arenal d'en Castell and Son Bou – San Jaime.
The geography of the island lends itself to walking, cycling and horse riding so the active holidaymaker will enjoy staying in holiday accommodation in Minorca. The countryside has been an inspiration to many painters over the years. The islands history including megalithic structures and forts continue to mystify historians around the world.
Minorca is an ideal destination for your holiday in Spain as renting a Minorca villa at anytime of the year will sustain a good Mediterranean climate. As with all holiday areas, the summer months are the peak season with temperatures in the 30's and the better months of May and September seeing temperatures in the low 20's, with such beautiful weather, there really is never a bad time to book villas for rent in Minorca.
With the different holidays afforded on Minorca, it is wise to investigate the area to select the ideal villa in Minorca for your holiday rentals in Spain accommodation. Akilar.com has listed a few key destinations for you to look at and if still not sure, then try the Minorca holiday guide page.
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Cheap flights from the UK land daily at Aeropuerto de Minorca (MAH) in Mahon. European countries take their breaks in Minorca during winter months due to their homeland temperatures. As Minorca is not huge, you will find most Minorca villas for rent and various accommodation within an hours drive of the airport. Many tourist will hire a car when they arrive in order to explore the island with ease from their holiday rentals in Spain home.
Most Minorca holiday travelers may be concerned about speaking the lingo when on a holiday to Spain. In Minorca this is not the case as most establishments you will visit will speak your language with this being a tourist hot spot. As with any foreign country though it is always courteous to know a few words, so remember “hello is hola” and “thank you is gracias”. The entire Minorca area is accustomed to tourist so do not be afraid of the language, just enjoy your holiday in the sun and your Holiday Rentals in Spain!
Popular Minorca Villa Rental Towns
Minorca is a holiday resort island in the Mediterranean with its sister islands, Mallorca and Ibiza. Minorca has varied styles of holidays as it is the least visited island of the three. It still has the hustle and bustle as the larger islands in a few of the towns, but most of the island is perfect for exploring and relaxing. There are many private villas for rent on Minorca which will fit any family or group of friend needs. The larger areas will have Minorca holiday rental apartments with fantastic island views. As with all holiday islands, water sports are in abundance as well as walking and hiking holidays. Cheap flights from the UK bring tourist daily to Minorca to enjoy their Spain holiday rentals. Akilar.com helps holiday makers select their chosen Minorca rental villa, apartment or accommodation for their holiday in Spain.(read on)