All the facilities for a perfect beach holiday

Son Bou holidays boast the chance of being able to bask on one of the biggest, and some would argue the best beach on Menorca. Sand dunes separate the beach from reality and offer shade and seclusion, with reed beds and marshes home to many birds and butterflies.

Son Bou Deals

The best beach on the Island

Beach bars offer the necessary hospitality needed to never have to leave the beach all day. Jet skiing, water skiing, pedalos, canoes and inflatable rides are all available should you feel the need to do something a little more energetic on your holidays in Son Bou. If you wander towards the more secluded and quieter west end of the beach, be careful as you may just stumble across the unofficial nudist beach that is found here.

Son Bou is a relatively new resort and purpose built so hospitality here is as warm as the weather, with self catering villas being a popular choice for many, although the hotels do offer excellent family entertainment and kids clubs. Bars and restaurants offer a wide choice of Spanish and Menorcan cuisine, but you’ll also find a fair share of fast food outlets to cater for every palette.

Currency: Euro

Language: Spanish

Time Difference: GMT +1

Religion: Roman Catholic

Fantastic shopping and markets

Nightlife is mainly laid back and hotel based but for something a little livelier head along the coast to Cala’n Porter and the nightclub built into the cliff side! A visit to the San Jaime complex will offer a fabulous day out with water rides, chutes and paddling pools, or lose yourself in the giant maze. Son Bou holidays present many shopping opportunities, including novelty shops for souvenir hunters and commercial centres for the serious shoppers.

A day trip to Alaior, a traditional Spanish village with weekly market, is a popular excursion, as are trips to the capital Mahon and authentic town of Ciudadela. Wander further inland and see hilltop monasteries or visit the limestone gorges just waiting to be explored. The natural beauty of Son Bou’s countryside, rugged coastline and superb sandy beach, offers a wonderful holiday experience that keeps people flocking back year after year. Book holidays to Son Bou online here at

Places to Visit

Torre d’en Gaumes

– A pre-historic settlement just outside of Son Bou on the road from Alaior. Access is controlled to preserve this extensive site, known to be the largest pre-historic town in the Balearic Islands.

Scenic Walks

– There is some beautiful country side around Son Bou and walks along the Nature Reserve and beach to nearby Santo Tomas, passing an idyllic farm and dramatic rock formations on the way