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One of the quieter resorts in Menorca, Cala’n Forcat is well known for its appeal to families. Within minutes from Menorca’s old capital Ciutadella, its idyllic small coves and calm waters are ideal for snorkelling and paddling with the kids. Cala’n Forcat features a choice of family-friendly restaurants with play areas and kid-friendly facilities, as well as an arcade and a waterpark full of thrilling slides.
Temperature: 11-29 °C
Temperatures in Cala’n Forcat range from low-teens to late-20s.
Flight time from UK:
Around 2 hours and 50 minutes.
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Whether you want to relax on the beach, or enjoy a fun-packed day of waterslides and go-karting, Cala’n Forcat has something to please everyone. Sun, sea and sand await on the golden beaches of the resort, ideal whether you’re catching a tan or making a splash. The waterparks are a paradise for the young and young at heart alike. Speed things up with a go-kart race, or slow things down by exploring the natural wonders around the resort.
You have a few beaches to choose from around Cala’n Forcat. Made up of three perfectly-formed coves, Cala’n Forcat beach is perfect for families. With soft golden sand and shallow waters, kids will feel at ease, while those who love snorkelling will enjoy the clear waters. If you fancy a day on a busier beach, you can venture east to Cala en Blanes which has a couple of beachside cafes and bars.
From fun-filled play areas to a thrilling waterpark, there are loads of things to do in Cala’n Forcat as a family. Zoom down giant waterslides at the nearby Aqua Center waterpark in Los Delfines. Or leave the kids to splash around in the water play areas while you relax in the jacuzzi. Take a break from the sun and challenge the family to a friendly race on the go-kart track.
Surrounded by an unspoilt coastline, a visit to the magnificent natural Pont d’en Gil bridge near Ciutadella is worth the journey. Go by foot, bike or boat, and look into the clear waters to see the Sa Cigonya cave. If you’re a good diver, plunge into the cave to explore its underwater life. Head to the charming old town, Ciutadella, for a day with the family. Known as Menorca’s old capital, you’ll find plenty to explore around the ancient Spanish palaces and harbour.
Families: From go-karting to the waterpark, Cala’n Forcat is a great choice for families with kids.
Active types: You’ll find great spots for diving and snorkelling along Cala’n Forcat’s unspoilt coastline.
Beach lovers: Pack up a picnic for the family and head to the perfectly-formed coves at Cala’n Forcat’s beach.
Language: The language spoken in Cala’n Forcat is Spanish.
Currency: The currency in Cala’n Forcat is Euro (€).
Local time: Cala'n Forcat is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time.
Fly to: Mahon Airport. Transfers to Cala'n Forcat take 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Flight time from the UK: The Cala'n Forcat flight time is 2.5 hours.
Tourist information: Further Cala’n Forcat tourist information can be found at visitmenorca.com/en/home/.
Visa & health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to Cala n Forcat.
Temperature: 11-29 (°C)
Following a typical Mediterranean climate, you can expect cooler winters and dry long summer days. Temperatures climb as high as 29(°C) in the height of summer with minimal rain, perfect for making the most of the beach with the family. Spring and autumn are great times to visit if you prefer cooler temperatures and would like to take on the walking trails without breaking a sweat.
By bus: With a frequent service every 20 minutes, head to Ciutadella with ease, and connect with other services to take you around the island.
By car: Visit as many beaches and coves as you like when you hire a car.
By taxi: Reliable and friendly, you’ll have no problem getting a taxi. Prices are based on distance, so make sure you check with the driver first.
Fiesta of Sant Joan: Head to Ciutadella to join in the famous annual celebration of Saint Joan. Expect plenty of street parties, Medieval jousting, and horses riding through the streets, both day and night.
Ciutadella Summer Music Festival: Classical music lovers will enjoy this programme of concerts in the cloister of the Church of El Socorro. Past performers include flautist Claudio Arimany, Joan Pons, and Ainhoa Arteta.