When you're visiting a new place, it's always fun to check out the local lighthouses. Menorca is no exception – there are some beautiful lighthouses to see on this island! If you're looking for things to do in Menorca, make sure you add lighthouse sightseeing to your list.
If you're looking for a breathtaking sight to enjoy while on holiday in Menorca, be sure to visit one of the island's many lighthouses. From romantic spots perfect for watching the sunset over the horizon, to family-friendly destinations with incredible views, Menorca's lighthouses offer something for everyone.
So, if you're looking for an unforgettable experience during your stay on this beautiful Mediterranean island, be sure to check out one of its seven lighthouses!
Favàritx Lighthouse is an intriguing construction that sits on the northeast side of Menorca. The dark grey stones and rough terrain make for something you can imagine being found deep in the moon, or at least it gives off this vibe!
This lighthouse was built in 1868, and it's one of the best lighthouses to make pictures on the island. The contrast between its colours and the terrain makes for a great photo opportunity!
The only way to visit this lighthouse in summer is by bus from Mahón, as cars cannot access it. Alternatively, you can go from Es Grau Beach walking (1h 30').
This lighthouse was built in 1860 and all its surrounding waters are turquoise and plenty of fish, as it's within a Marine Reserve. Why don't you take a Paddle Surf trip to Illa de l'Aire?
The Cavallería Lighthouse is a must-see for any visitor to Menorca. It's more than just an iconic lighthouse; it provides some of the best views you'll ever see! (It's over a 100 meters cliff)
Was built in 1859 and was one of the most important lighthouses in the Balearic Islands. All the north coast is very rocky and dangerous for sailing, and this lighthouse helped a lot in NO-GPS times during the nights journeys.
Nowadays is one of the most popular lighthouses in Menorca and has a small bar where you can take a drink while seeing the Sunset.
Cala Macarella is one of the best-known coves in Menorca. The turquoise colour of the sea and the boats' shadows make this beach look like a postcard of the Balearic Islands.
Sharks are present in Menorca and throughout the Mediterranean Sea. However, the overfishing of the last decades has diminished sharks sightings. Nevertheless, every year there is usually an appearance of a blue shark, normally dying on the shore.