Es Canutells is a beautiful and small beach. Many low cliffs surround it in the southern area of Menorca. In addition, it is a few meters from its homonymous urbanization.
Canutells cove is an urbanization on Alaior south coast, between Cales Coves and Binidalí.
The shore itself is pretty broad, 50 meters long and 40 meters in height. So you might need to go early in the morning if you want to place the towel close to the coastline.
The bay has medium size cliffs and is plenty of nice caves. Some of them are underwater; thus, don't forget to take diving goggles to explore the area from the sea. You will see many kinds of fish like mullet fish.
Some of the Canutells caves were used time ago by old fishers as a warehouse. Unfortunately, they are in disuse nowadays, and some of them are ruins.
It highlights s'Olivarda cave; it's 10 minutes walking from the cove. So it's an excellent opportunity to visit it and take a dip in its clean waters.
S'Olivarda is a rocky cliff area with many impressive coves. Several paths go down to most of them.
If you are looking for a quiet area perfect for diving, s'Olivarda is an excellent option in the Canutells area.
The homonym urbanization is a tranquil place in Menorca. It has a hotel and some apartments and villas for economic rent in the summer season. In addition, it also has a supermarket and some souvenir stores.
If you want to eat on the beach, this is your best choice. It has a restaurant on the same shore, where you can taste delicious Menorca dishes. No need for bringing home food if you want to spend the day in that cove. Bar restaurant Es Canutells is worth it!
Ses Tanques urbanization is 5 minutes on foot from Es Canutells and is less built. It also has villas for rent, and it's a good alternative not far away from the shore.
If you go by car, you will be able to access from any point of Menorca easily. You will need to reach Mahón and then Sant Climent.
Once there, you have to take the detour to Cala Binidali. Before arriving, take another detour to Canutells road.
If you are looking for accommodation in Es Canutells, you should know that two apartment complexes have good quality-price. Both are very close to the beach and have different rooms according to your budget. However, they are only open in summer.
Apartamentos Playa Canutells is a great option. They have wifi, air conditioning, and private parking, which is a very positive point as urbanization has many people in summer. In addition, it has excellent views of the beach; seeing the sunset from its terraces is spectacular.
Additionally, they offer other services such as car rental, a hairdryer in the bathrooms, and a private kitchen; the latter is ideal if you want to cook on your vacation.
Es Canutells Apartments are cheaper than the previous ones. However, its quality is also exceptional. They are renovated and also have all kinds of services. However, they are a little further from the beach.
Being in the south of Menorca, Cala Canutells enjoys spectacular sunsets. So if you want a free evening with your partner, do not hesitate to see it from the cliffs of s'Olivarda.