Es Grau Menorca
Es Grau, Menorca, is a charming fishing village nestled on the north coast, a hidden gem that promises a perfect beach getaway for families with children.
Located just 7 kilometres from Mahón, Es Grau is an easy-going spot where you can unwind while your little ones can play safely on the beach.
A taxi ride from Mahon is just under €20 and from Menorca Airport to Es Grau taxi is around the €20 mark. To get there you take the Me-5 road from Mahon.
The water at Es Grau is shallow, leaving ample sand for any kids to explore. The beach stretches out over 520 meters, is split into two sectors, and varies in width from 30-40 meters.
It is popular with families as the gentle waters also make it safe for children to swim and splash around.
Es Grau Beach is the ultimate destination for families to soak up the sun, sea, and sand. The options for activities are endless - you can go on shore explorations, embark on boat expeditions, or rent kayaks and canoes.
Renting a Kayak
Renting a kayak is a fantastic way to discover the beach and nearby islands at your own pace, without any commitments. Prices for renting a kayak range from €10 per hour for an individual kayak and €17 per hour for a double kayak. Plus, they offer discounts for longer rental periods!
There are also kayaking tours you can do in the area and here are some suggestions.
Colom Island Speedboat Trip
Es Grau - Explore Menorca's beautiful northeastern region and join us on our Colom Island Speedboat Trip from Es Grau. You'll speed through the ocean and visit Colom's idyllic Mediterranean beaches at your leisure! £22
Hiking and Exploring - Es Grau
Another activity to enjoy in Es Grau is hiking. The trek to the Favàritx Lighthouse is a must-do, as the views during the hike are breathtaking. You'll also get to visit other secluded beaches like Cala Rambles and Cala Tortuga, just some of the 100+ beaches on the island.
Albufera d'Es Grau Park is a protected natural park that is another attraction of Es Grau.
The park is perfect for bird-watching enthusiasts, and there are several observation points throughout the area where you can spot a variety of birds in their natural habitat along with other Menorca wildlife.
The waters of Es Grau beach are crystal-clear, making it an excellent spot for snorkelling. You can rent snorkelling equipment in town and explore the underwater world just off the shore. You'll be amazed at the colourful fish and other marine life you'll see, so don't forget to bring an underwater camera!
Es Grau has a couple of restaurants and bars where you can sample local cuisine, including fresh seafood and traditional Menorcan dishes.
Cafe Bar Es Moll is a nice spot to drink or eat during the sunset! Great place and has friendly staff too. They serve delicious paella and other Mediterranean dishes, and special dishes of the day.
Plenty of car parking near Bar Es Grau which is right on the shoreline. You can sit looking out at the sea and a popular spot to take on some refreshments.
It is a regular stop-off for people walking the Camí de Cavalls to benefit from some shade if the weather is hot.
Whether you're looking to relax on the beach or explore the natural beauty, Es Grau Menorca has something for everyone. So pack your bags and get ready for an unforgettable holiday experience!