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Cala Llonga

Written and updated by Nigel Clarkson March 23 2024

Introduction to Cala Llonga's Charm

Nestled on the northern shore of the port of Mahón, Cala Llonga offers a blend of tranquillity, natural beauty, and luxurious living.


Known as Menorca's most exclusive urbanisation, it's not just the sun-kissed shores but the prestigious properties and celebrity residents like Richard Branson and Elton John that elevate its allure. The views from the tops across the sea are just amazing!


My numerous visits have allowed me to explore every corner of this idyllic destination, and I'm eager to share its hidden gems and renowned spots with you.

Cala Llonga Menorca

Unmatched Natural Beauty and Beaches

  • Serene Beaches: While Cala Llonga itself doesn’t boast its own beach, the nearby Sa Mesquida and Es Grau beaches are stunning alternatives. Sa Mesquida is perfect for families with its calm waters, whereas Es Grau offers water sports for the more adventurous spirits.

  • Exploring the Coast: The Cami de Cavalls trail reveals secluded coves and breathtaking Mediterranean vistas, perfect for those seeking solitude and natural beauty.

A Haven for Wildlife and Historical Explorers

  • Albufera d'es Grau Nature Reserve: Kayak through tranquil waters or indulge in birdwatching, and spotting herons in this protected wildlife haven.

  • Fortress of La Mola: As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this fortress offers a deep dive into the military history and panoramic views that are simply unforgettable.

Fortalesa de la Mola Menorca

Cultural Richness and Vibrant Mahón

Just a 10-minute drive from Cala Llonga, Mahón is a vibrant Capital city rich in history and culture.

  • Historic Wonders: From the Arch de San Roque to the Town Hall, Mahón’s architecture tells tales of its past.

  • Gastronomic Delights: The Mercat del Peix and Costa de Ses Voltes are bustling areas where local seafood tapas and cocktails epitomize the Menorcan dining experience.

Culinary Journey in Cala Llonga


Cala Llonga and its surroundings offer a delightful array of dining options, blending local traditions with international flavors. Travel across to Mahon, there is so much choice!

  • Local Specialties: Indulge in the island's culinary offerings, including Caldereta de Langosta and Arroz Brut, at esteemed local restaurants.

  • Xoriguer Gin: No visit is complete without savoring Menorca's signature gin, offering a refreshing taste of the island's spirit.

Caldereta de Langosta

Caldereta de Langosta

Luxurious Living and Accommodations


Cala Llonga is synonymous with luxury, boasting properties that offer stunning sea views, private pools, and world-class amenities.


Whether you're seeking a family holiday villa or a romantic getaway, the exclusivity and comfort found here are unmatched.

Villa Alma luxe & sea views

Practical Insights for Travelers

  • Getting Around: Walking and biking are great for exploring Cala Llonga's immediate beauty, while car rentals offer the freedom to discover Menorca’s diverse landscapes.

  • Amenities: From a well-stocked supermarket for picnic supplies to high-end dining near Mahón, all your needs are within easy reach.

FAQs for First-Time Visitors

  • Family-Friendly: Cala Llonga’s serene atmosphere and nearby quite beaches offer a safe and enjoyable environment for children.

  • Weather: Enjoy warm Menorca weather, dry summers and mild winters, perfect for year-round visits.

  • Events: Check local listings for festivals and events during your stay, enriching your experience with Menorca’s vibrant culture.

Menorcan Gecko

Conclusion: Your Gateway to an Unforgettable Experience


Cala Llonga, with its luxurious lifestyle, stunning landscapes, and rich cultural tapestry, promises an escape like no other.


Whether you're drawn to its exclusive villas, pristine beaches, or the lively streets of Mahón, Cala Llonga Menorca caters to all seeking a blend of relaxation and adventure.


Start planning your journey to this mesmerizing Menorcan gem, and prepare for memories that will last a lifetime.

Questions and Answers - Cala Llonga 

Q: Is there a way to get across the bay to Mahón instead of travelling around by road? A: Yes, you can order your very own water taxis. More details at Water Taxi Menorca.

Q: Are there family-friendly activities in Cala Llonga?

A: Absolutely. Families can enjoy a variety of activities, from beach days at nearby Sa Mesquida and Es Grau to exploring the local playground. The Albufera d'es Grau Nature Reserve is also great for wildlife spotting.

Q: Can I find luxury accommodations in Cala Llonga?

A: Yes, Cala Llonga offers luxurious villas and properties with stunning views, private pools, and top-notch amenities, catering to those seeking an exclusive experience.

Q: What dining options are available in Cala Llonga?

A: The area offers a mix of local and international cuisine, ranging from high-end restaurants to casual dining spots. Don’t miss trying traditional Menorcan dishes like Caldereta de Langosta.

Q: How can I explore the natural beauty in the area?

A: Walking and biking are popular for local exploration. Adventurous visitors can follow the Cami de Cavalls trail for hiking and access to secluded coves.

Q: Is Cala Llonga suitable for water sports enthusiasts?

A: Yes, while Cala Llonga itself is more serene, nearby Es Grau beach is perfect for water sports, including kayaking, paddleboarding, and windsurfing.

Q: Are there shopping facilities in Cala Llonga?

A: For necessities, there's a well-stocked supermarket. For more extensive shopping, Mahón offers a wider variety of shops, boutiques, and markets.

Q: What is the best time of year to visit Cala Llonga?

A: Summer (June to August) offers warm, sunny weather perfect for beach activities, though spring (April to May) and autumn (September to October) are ideal for those seeking milder temperatures and fewer crowds. Full details in our 12 month weather Guide

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