Son Bou
Cheap Holiday to Son Bou:

Travel Guide to your Holiday in Son Bou:

Son Bou has the one of longest and safest beaches in Menorca and is ideal for families, sun worshippers and water sport enthusiasts.

A holiday in Son Bou offers several beach bars, a few tourist shops and a couple of supermarkets. The nightlife in the Son Bou is mainly centred around the hotels. Transfer time from Son Bou to Mahon airport is around 20 minutes by coach.

Beaches on Holiday in Son Bou:

At over 3km, Son Bou beach is the longest beach in Menorca and also one of the most popular for holiday makers. The golden sand of Son Bou beach is soft and the water is warm and shallow, perfect for those on holiday in Son Bou with small children, although the current can be quite strong so you will need to keep an eye on them and the flag warning system.

There are sun loungers and umbrellas available and a selection of water sports in Son Bou for those who dare. There are Three beach bars in Son Bou which serve hot food and drinks.

Further down the coast, from Son Bou there is Playa de Binigaus which is a huge beach, very beautiful and not as busy as other areas which is perhaps why it is popular with nudists.

Things to on Holiday in Son Bou:

There are many water sports available in Son Bou and scuba diving is one of the most popular ones. There is a dive school in Son Bou which will be happy to provide lessons and excursions round all the neighbouring dive sites and coral reefs, of which there are many.

For a fun family day out on holiday in Son Bou, visit the Maze Them Park which is geared towards children and has a treasure hunt set in a maze, water slides, arcades and loads of natural wildlife to keep the children entertained. There is also a bowling alley in Son Bou and a mini train that goes round the resort.

Out and about on Holiday in Son Bou:

There are numerous restaurants in Son Bou which serve a variety of dishes such as British, International and Mediterranean. There are also opportunities to sample the fresh fish and seafood dishes from Son Bou's many seafront restaurants. There are also some bars and restaurants to be found in the commercial centre of Son Bou. There is a handful of bars and although there is one disco, nightlife is still relatively low key, with most of the entertainment being centred around the hotels and apartments in Son Bou.

There are several shops, ranging from souvenir shops to basic clothes shops so you will be able to find the basics whilst on holiday in Son Bou but if you want to go on a shopping spree, who will need to venture to the capital, Mahon which is not far away from Son Bou.

Nearby Attractions to Son Bou:

Take a trip out from Son Bou to the small town of Es Mercadel with pretty little streets and rustic whitewashed houses. Once you have finished exploring, you may want to climb Monte Toro, Menorca's highest mountain. There are some fantastic views to be seen from the top and there is also a small cafe for refreshments.

The town of Alaior is just a 15 minute bus ride away from Son Bou and is famous for its cheese production and the manufacture of leather shoes. There is a cheese factory/museum where you will learn how the cheese is made and also get to sample some. Get yourself to one of the factory outlets and grab great quality leather shoes at a bargain price. Alaior also hosts a market on a Wednesday evening and you will be able to haggle for cheese, jewellery, pottery and ceramics before you return to Son Bou.

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