Cala Macarella beach is one of the most popular beaches in Menorca. Turquoise waters combined with dense vegetation, like the southern beaches of Menorca.

Enjoy Cala Macarella

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.

How to get to Cala Macarella

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.

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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.

Security in Cala Macarella

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.

Eat on the beach

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.


  1. Plan the visit with time, as if you choose to visit Cala Macarella by bus, you must buy a ticket.
  2. Be aware of the bus schedules, as late in the afternoon most visitors want to return to Ciutadella at the last bus.
  3. Take a snorkel mask and some fins. The surroundings between Cala Macarella and Cala Macarelleta are amazing for diving.
  4. Never exceed the yellow buoys swimming. It's a very popular beach and there're a lot of boats, so it could be dangerous to get away from the swimming area.
  5. Avoid jumping from the cliffs and the rocks. It can be dangerous if you don't know how deep is the sea.