There’s a lot of beaches near mahón, probably the ones on the north of Menorca, are the nearest you have. Normally are less built, but it’s a bit more tricky to achieve a parking if you with your own vehicle.
We will tell you from menorca-playas.com the nearest beaches of Mahón
Sa Mesquida Beach, is just 7 kilometers from Mahón. This wonderful beach has a good parking just 300 meters away. It’s big enough, so you shouldn’t have problems to park in case you go early. The extremes of the beach, are nudist, so don’t be scared of seeing naked people there. Also, there’s a small hill called Es Pa Gros next to the beach, which is easy to scale, don’t forget to take a picture from the top.
Not very far from Sa Mesquida, there’s Es Grau Beach. A familiar and long swimming place to have fun with the youngest of the Family. It’s recommended because the water is very shallow.
Very good parking, and some nice restaurants if we want to stay for lunch
Only 13 kilometers from Mahón we have Punta Prima Beach, a very touristic and famous beach, in the south of the island. It has a lot of services, so we shouldn’t be worried, we are not gonna be bored there.
The main reason for choose one beach or another is the wind. If it blows for the North, goes to the south, the same upside down.
You're lucky, cause Mahón is just in the center, so you have both options very close.
In the north of Menorca, there is Cala Pregonda, an amazing beach which has been in the ranking's of best beaches of the world. Snorkel and sunbathing are totally recommended activities to do. Also, would be interesting to visit the beach