Menorca is a year-round sailing area and ideal for beginners. The charter season runs from April to October.
On the island there are two safe harbors: Maó in the east and Ciutadella in the west. In addition, there are many bays along the coast where it is possible to anchor. On the east coast there is the protected cove of Cala D'Addaya, a deep incision bordered by pine trees and rugged limestone cliffs. Another safe bay is Cala Fornells: in bad weather the only refuge from the entire north side of the island. Menorca is an ideal sailing area for beginners and less experienced yacht charter crews. Apart from the maneuvers in sometimes crowded and confined spaces, there are no real navigational challenges. There are few shallows and the flow is weak, but you should pay attention to the tide. The sailing area is buoyed. From Menorca you can also sail to the other Balearic Islands or to the Spanish mainland.
Sail between the lively Balearic Islands of Menorca and Mallorca and enjoy the dramatic coastlines brimming beautiful beaches, culture and nightlife. Mahon is one of the largest natural harbors in the world and has always been an important port. In Mahon you can witness the mixture of old and new architecture and see the way that maritime history has influenced the island of Menorca. Some may be interested in visiting the... more
Airport Menorca to Mahon harbor: 6,4 km, 11 minutes
Menorca has a Mediterranean climate and it is possible to sail around the island throughout the year. Spring and autumn are pleasant, and the temperature ranges from 15 to 25 °C. The summer weather begins in April and lasts until late October. In August, the average temperature is 30 °C during the day, and the water temperature is 25 °C. The winters are short, mild and rainy with an average temperature of 12 °C.