Probably Cala Macarella is the most famous beach in Menorca, not only for the transparent water, it has incredible woods surrounded by big hills.
Cala Macarella, very close to Cala Macarelleta is probably one of the best-known beaches in the island for visitors. The turquoise waters are tuned to the cliffs full of nature.
It is highly recommended to visit it during May, June or September, to not find crowds of people and therefore enjoy one of the best beaches in Menorca.
In past years, the popular Macarella had two parking lots (one close to the beach and the other 900 meters away).
Currently, to avoid the overcrowding of the shore, the only option to arrive is the public bus. You can take it from May to September from Ciutadella, with a journey of about 25 minutes.
If you want to experience Cala Macarella from all perspectives, from Menorca Beaches we recommend you to access on a boat from Cala Galdana or Ciutadella.
However, you have the last option to arrive at the Beach. You can rent a bicycle and do a one hour journey through Sant Joan de Missa path. It's important to equip yourself with an essential bottle of water to not seem in the attempt.
All options have their advantages and disadvantages. With the prohibition to access by car, the beach of Cala Macarella tends not to fill up so quick, so that it will not be. difficult to find a place to put the towel and savour the spectacular views.
This beach in Menorca is more attractive for adults and couples. Despite this, has lifeguards, so if you go with children you can relax anyway.
Fortunately, on this beach we can enjoy a break in the shade of your only cafeteria Cafe Susy. From taking ice cream to typical products of Menorca. It is usually quite full, so we recommend you go ahead of time, or simply bring the prepared food to Cala Macarella.
Cala Macarelleta is an awesome beach in Menorca, it's located very close to Cala Macarella. It's totally surrounded by big hills and woods that protects it from the wind.