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Cala en Blanes, Menorca

Writen and updated by Nigel Clarkson Jan 22nd 2024

Cala en Blanes is a beautiful and vibrant resort located on the western coast of Menorca, a picturesque island in the Balearic archipelago of Spain.


Known for its pristine beaches, family-friendly atmosphere, and stunning natural landscapes, Cala en Blanes has become a popular holiday destination for tourists from around the globe.


In this comprehensive resort guide, we will cover everything you need to know about Cala en Blanes, including its location and accessibility, accommodations, activities, and more.


Whether you're planning a romantic getaway or a fun-filled family vacation, Cala en Blanes Menorca has something for everyone.

Cala en Blanes Menorca

Cala en Blanes Location and Access


Cala Blanes is situated approximately 32 miles (50 km) west of Menorca's airport, making it easily accessible for visitors flying into the island. There are several options for airport transfers, including direct private transfers, shared shuttles, and taxis.


While there are no direct public airport buses to Cala en Blanes, you can connect via Mahon with potentially long waits.

Airport Transfers


To reach Cala en Blanes from Menorca Airport, you can choose from the following transfer options:

  • Shared Transfers: These are an affordable option starting at 12 EUR per person. However, they may involve waits and have restricted drop-off/pick-up addresses.

  • Private Transfers: Door-to-door service with no wait times, available from 92 EUR for up to 3 passengers.

  • VIP Transfers: For a more luxurious experience, opt for VIP transfers in high-end vehicles, starting at 139 EUR for up to 6 passengers with Sun Transfers (Recommended)


For more information on Cala Blanes airport transfers, click here.

Cala en Blanes Accommodation


Cala Blanes offers a wide variety of accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets. From cozy apartments and holiday villas to luxurious hotels and agrotourism hotels, there's something for everyone.

Holiday Villas and Apartments


For a more private and personalized experience, consider renting a villa or apartment in Cala en Blanes. Many of these properties come with their own pools, gardens, and other amenities, providing a comfortable home away from home. To browse available villas and apartments in Cala en Blanes, click here.



Cala Blanes offers a range of hotels, from budget-friendly options to more upscale establishments. Some popular hotels in the area include Boutique and Design Hotels and Agrotourism Hotels.

Cala en Blanes Beaches


One of the main attractions of Cala en Blanes Menorca is its stunning beaches. The resort boasts several beautiful sandy shores, each with its own unique charm.

Cala eBlanes Beach


The main beach in Cala en Blanes is a picturesque cove with crystal-clear turquoise waters and golden sand. This beach is perfect for families, offering sun loungers and umbrellas for rent, as well as toilet facilities and car parking. It is also young child and baby friendly. 

Nearby Beaches


In addition to Cala en Blanes Beach, there are several other stunning beaches nearby that are worth exploring. Some of these include Cala'n Forcat, Cala'n Brut, and the beautiful virgin beach of Val des Algaiarens. 

Cala en Blanes Beach

Cala en Blanes Activities


Cala Blanes offers a wealth of activities and attractions for visitors of all ages and interests. From water sports and outdoor adventures to cultural experiences and family-friendly fun, there's something for everyone in Cala en Blanes Menorca.


Water Sports and Beach Activities


Cala Blanes' beautiful coastline provides the perfect setting for a variety of water sports and beach activities. Visitors can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing on the pristine beaches or try their hand at more adventurous pursuits such as windsurfing, kayaking, and scuba diving.


Family-Friendly Attractions


Cala en Blanes is an ideal destination for families with young children, offering numerous attractions and play areas geared specifically towards little ones. The resort is also located close to Los Delfines, a popular holiday spot with its own Aquapark and a wide array of child-friendly activities.


Exploring Nature and the Great Outdoors


For those who love to explore the great outdoors, Cala en Blanes offers plenty of opportunities for hiking, cycling, and horseback riding through its stunning landscapes. One of the top sights in the area is Pont Den Gill - Sea Arch, a natural stone arch that makes for a fantastic Menorca sunsets picnic spot.

Cultural Experiences


Cala Blanes is situated close to the historic town of Ciutadella, which boasts a rich cultural heritage and a plethora of sightseeing opportunities. Visitors can explore the charming old city centre, with its narrow streets and hidden shops, as well as the elegant Spanish palaces and Moorish architecture. For those interested in local markets, Ciutadella hosts weekly summer markets and night markets (Mercat de Nit).


Cala en Blanes Nightlife


Cala Blanes offers a diverse range of nightlife options, including bars, restaurants, and live music venues. For a more sophisticated evening out, head to nearby Ciutadella, where you can enjoy garden lounges, hidden bars, and open-air terrace areas under the stars.


Cala en Blanes Shopping and Dining


Cala Blanes has its own supermarket Super Cardona. The surrounding Los Delfines area offers a wide variety of shopping and dining options. From well-stocked supermarkets to shops selling holiday clothing, souvenirs, and pool inflatables, you'll find everything you need for your stay.


The area is also home to numerous bars and restaurants catering to various tastes and budgets.

Cala en Blanes Transportation


Cala en Blanes is well-connected by local bus services, making it easy to explore the resort and the nearby town of Ciutadella. There is also a resort train that picks up and drops off at various points within Cala Blanes. 

Taxis in Cala Blanes


Taxis are available for transportation within Cala Blanes and to/from the airport. It's important to note that Menorca has private cab firms as well as taxis that are licensed for a maximum of 4 passengers. For more information on taxi prices and booking advice, click here.


Cala en Blanes Weather and Climate


Cala Blanes enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and pleasant cooling breezes.


The sea temperatures at Cala en Blanes range between 22-26 degrees Celsius in the summer months, making it perfect for swimming and water sports.


Springtime (early March to April) offers sunny days with temperatures around 20 degrees Celsius, ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities.

Check out Menorca's average weather conditions throughout 12 months here on our website



Cala en Blanes Menorca is a stunning resort that offers something for everyone, from beautiful beaches and exciting activities to a wide range of accommodations and dining options. With its family-friendly atmosphere, convenient location, and wealth of attractions, Cala en Blanes is the perfect destination for your next holiday.

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