Cheap Holiday to Mahon:

Travel guide to your Holiday in Mahon:

Mahon has been the capital of Menorca, since the British moved it from Ciutadella in 1721. Mahon is one of the prettiest cities in the mediterranean area and is well suited to couples and families on holiday as there is so much on offer.

The port of Mahon itself is relaxing by day and buzzing by night. The bars and restaurants of Mahon along the port side come alive at night it is easy to spend many hours down in the port, watching the ships, admiring the view, enjoying the hospitality of the restaurants, or just sat taking in the atmosphere.

Mahon is less than 10 minutes transfer by coach from Menorca Airport.

Beaches on Holiday in Mahon:

There is no beach in Mahon but there are plenty nearby. The beach at Punta Prima offers beautiful fine white sand and a couple of bars/restaurants. The beach at Es Grau, also not far from Mahon is also nice and sandy but is sheltered by pine trees and has its own fresh water lake.

Things to do on Holiday in Mahon:

There are plenty of sightseeing opportunities in Mahon, including La Mola, a large imposing historic fort which is located at the entrance to the harbour, the large Baroque church of Santa Maria and also the beautiful opera house that was opened in 1892 and now used to show films and hold music concerts. There really is loads to see and do in Mahon for those who like a little culture on holiday.

Mahon has a gin factory where you will get to see how the gin is made and even get to sample a little of the finished product.

If you are fortunate enough to be on holiday in Mahon around the second week of September, you will be able to see the Fiesta de la Mare de Deu de Gracia. There are food stalls, street parties, dancing, live music and a great big party with parading horses. There is a fantastic fireworks display over the harbour of Mahon on the last night.

Out and about on Holiday in Mahon:

With the amount of restaurants in Mahon, you really will be spoilt for choice and will be sure to find something to your liking, no matter what your budget is. Seafood is very popular in Mahon but there are plenty of other options too.

In Mahon there are also plenty of bars and nightclubs available so if you fancy a drink or two after dinner or you want to party into the early hours then there are plenty of options available.

There are plenty of shops to be found along the pedestrian streets of Mahon, fancy boutiques and shops of all description. You will also find a great range of products at the Mahon markets that are held twice weekly.

Nearby Attractions to Mahon:

If you fancy getting out of Mahon for the day then why not take a trip to the championship golf course at Golf Son Parc. It's a beautiful course and is ideal for beginners and the more experienced golfer. The course is just minutes from Son Parc beach so you could perhaps combine the two on your day out.

There is a horse riding centre nearby to Mahon and they provide classes and pony rides for all levels. The scenic countryside is just waiting to be explored and can be done on foot or perhaps by mountain bike or scooter. No matter how you choose to explore the area around Mahon, you will come across loads of interesting and beautiful places.

Also close by to Mahon, the fantastic Fort Marlborough in Es Castell was originally built by the British and has been restored and preserved to show exactly what it would have been like for the soldiers. I'm sure the kids will find it just as interesting as the adults will.

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