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Cala en Porter, in Menorca

Cala en Porter is a beach protected by high cliffs in the south of the island. Located in its homonymous urbanization, it is one of the busiest places in Menorca.

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Cala en Porter, a beach with all the possible services

Cala en Porter is in Alaior, south of Menorca, between Cala Binidali and Son Bou. It's an excellent beach for children as it offers many services and high security. It has a lifeguard, and the coast has some buoys that avoid boats getting close to the beach.

It's surrounded by high cliffs, generating a beautiful bay with a beach at the end. The strong north winds don't affect this shore. However, if it blows south winds, maybe you should go to another beach, as there will be big waves. In that case, beaches in the north are the best option.

The beach measures 200 meters long, but it's extensive, surpassing the 50 meters wide in some areas. However, it is not very deep, and the sea is transparent like other beaches in Menorca.

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Cala en Porter beach offers showers, bathrooms, hammocks, and a kid's park just in front of the beach so the youngest of the family can play. Above the cliffs is the urbanization of Cala en Porter , which even has more services, making us feel so comfortable.

  • Pharmacy
  • Disco, bars, and restaurants
  • Supermarket
  • ATM
  • Children parks

How to get to Cala en Porter

You can quickly go to Cala en Porter by car or motorbike, although if you don't have one, you can take the public bus.

Cala en Porter by car

It's easy to arrive at Cala en Porter from any area of Menorca. The indications are perfect, mainly once you are close to Alaior.

cala en porter road

Usually, it would be best to take the ME-1 road, the main street of Menorca, which goes from Mahon to Ciutadella.

Once you are in Alaior, you should take the deviation to arrive at Cala en Porter, except in Sant Lluis or Mahon, because you can take a shortcut via Sant Climent road (ME-12). These are the distances from the famous places on the island:

  • Ciutadella - Cala en Porter, ME-1 (45km).
  • Ferreries - Cala en Porter, ME-1 (26km).
  • Alaior - Cala en Porter, ME-1 (11,2km).
  • Mahón - Cala en Porter, ME-12 (13,6km).
  • Sant Lluis - Cala en Porter, ME-12 (16,3km).

By bus

If you don't have a vehicle, you can easily take the bus from Mahón or Alaior. If we are in another place on the island, you first need to transfer to one of these two. We recommend checking the bus timetable of Cala en Porter.

Don't forget Cova d'en Xoroi!

cova den xoroi party

If you are tired of swimming on the superb beach and want to enjoy Cala en Porter nightlife, you are lucky; Cala en Porter has the best disco in Menorca , the famous Cova d'en Xoroi. This spectacular site is inside a cave, and it has fantastic views of the sea, so it's something you can't miss if you visit Menorca.

The prices go from 10 euros if you wish to take a cocktail and see the sunset from 20 euros to 30 euros if you're going to enjoy a great party night. There used to be famous DJs and live performances.

cala en porter nightlife

Visit the viewPoint

As we told you, Cala en Porter urbanization is above some cliffs, so you have privileged views of the beach from the amazing Cala en Porter viewpoint. You will appreciate the turquoise colours of the beach.

Hotels in Cala en Porter

As it is a fully touristic place, Cala en Porter offers excellent accommodation, from Airbnb luxury villas to big apartment complexes.

Also, there are conventional hotels in an extensive price range. These are the three best hotels in Cala en Porter.

Sa Barrera, an adults-only hotel

sa barrera hotel cala en porter

Sa Barrera is one of the complete hotels inside Cala en Porter, it's a hotel only for adults (+18) , so you can't go with children. However, there's a relaxed, entirely ambient and all kind of services. The pool with the sea views from the cliffs is frankly fantastic.

Nelva Aparthotel Cala en Porter

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Suppose you are looking for a more economical option. In that case, you prefer to go to an apartment hotel like Nelva Aparthotel. It's very close to Cova d'en Xoroi and 10 minutes away from the beach. Moreover, it offers typical Menorca apartments with some services like a public pool and Wi-Fi.

Torralbenc Hotel

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However, if you are checking for a luxurious option, you can go to Torralbenc Hotel, a bit farther from Cala en Porter (3 kilometres away).

It's a rural hotel recommended for couples, which keeps the Menorca old architecture, adapting luxury suites. It will make your visit to Menorca an excellent experience!

Cala en Porter has festivities!

Like all the different cities and villages of Menorca, the town has its festivities, which take place on the third weekend of September.

Cala en Porter festivity is not entirely traditional in the Menorca culture, as they started in 1974, while other villages began many years ago.

They celebrate the typical Menorca celebrations with horses, where they try to jump with the horse rider with the animated sound of the Music Band. It takes place the Saturday on the beach and Sunday on the square of Cala en Porter.