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Es Grau beach, best option to go with children in Menorca

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Es Grau is a beautiful town north of Mahón. If you go with kids, it has a perfect beach since the water barely covers it. Good food and fun are guaranteed!

Es Grau beach, in Menorca

Es Grau Beach is 7 km away from Mahón. It's a mandatory beach if you go to Menorca with children because you will have to go so far to find deep water. So, that's an excellent point to enjoy a relaxing day on the beach.

The beach itself begins in the village. There's friendly parking where you can park your car near the beach front. You have to cross a small bridge, and we will be there. It's very long and has a small hill in the middle. Why not go to the top to take a likeable selfie? It's only for 2 minutes!

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Services in Es Grau

Es Grau beach has lifeguards at the beginning and middle of the vigilance tower.

There's a kayak rental company, so you can rent a kayak per hour if you want to do some sport. That's an excellent opportunity for a good forecast day because the surroundings are fantastic. There's no better alternative to exploring than by the sea.

If there's a lot of seaweed on the shore, walk until the end of the beach. Then, there will probably be less. Weirdly, this happens in summer, as companies used to extract the algae before the summer.

Don't miss a visit to Es Grau village.

Es Grau is one of the villages that are more conserved in Menorca. There are the typical white houses of one or two flats with white roofs.

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Depending on the picture, it can be confused with the fisher's village of Binibequer. Es Grau is so small, so you can easily visit it in less than 20 minutes, so it's a mandatory visit if you go to its beach.

It has four restaurants, where you can appreciate amazing views and taste incredible dishes of local gastronomy. Three of them are at the begging of the village, and the last one is in Es Grau dock. From there, you can see, depending on the time, how still old fishers come back from the sea with great big catches.

Also, there's a small supermarket if you have any urgency. It's in the street behind Can Bernadet Restaurant.

Visiting Colom Island is impressive.

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You can go to the Illa d'en Colom from the Es Grau port. You can book a taxi boat that will take you to the island and pick you up when you agree with the captain. With the landscape you see, you will believe you are not in Spain; it is an even cheaper option than renting a kayak for a whole day.

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Colom Island was bought in 2018 for 4 million euros by businessman Victor Madera. Although the island's middle is private, all their beaches and shores are public. So, you are not going to have any problem enjoying them.

The main beaches on the island are:

  • Tamarells Beach. It is the closest to Es Grau; it has many trees, so that's a pretty ideal option if you are looking for some shadows to relax.
  • Arenal d'en Moro. That's the beach on the north of Colom's Island. It is by far the nicest, with fantastic water.

If you go in summer, you will find the relaxation missed at Es Grau beach on these coves. And also see a unique and virgin landscape in the north of Menorca.

You can rent a kayak or a boat if the weather is good. You are even going paddling because it is not far away. You can rent it on the beach.

There's also a company in the centre of the beach which departs on the harbour.

Made a walk around Albufera d'es Grau

Menorca is a Biosphere Reserve. Menorcan people are focused on the preservation of nature. In the natural park of Es Grau, it's appreciated. It's an area north of Mahon that goes from Es Grau to Favaritx.

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Inside this park and very close to the beach, there's the Albufera. It's a fantastic place with a pleasant ecosystem that allows birds to increase. But, unfortunately, most of them were almost in extinction danger some time ago.

From Es Grau, we can go from two places.

  • You can park your vehicle at the begging of Es Grau and walk in the road direction of Mahón. Two hundred meters on the right side, you will see an entrance.
  • The second option is to go from the beach. After the small hill, a small path crosses a dune system.

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