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Holidays in Cala n Bosch
Situated among the wild, green scenery of Menorca’s southwest is the holiday hotspot Cala n Bosch, a relaxed beach resort popular for its little piece of the coast. The horseshoe bay is a beautiful place to spend leisurely, sunny days, and at one end of the beach is the much-loved marina, the resort’s dining and nightlife hub. On Cala n Bosch’s doorstep are Menorca’s top family attractions, including its popular water park, Aquarock, that kids will love.
Cala’n Bosch experiences a typical Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild winters.
Menorca Airport (MAH), also known as Mahon Airport.
Book a Thomas Cook holiday to Cala n Bosch for a relaxing holiday spent eating seafood in the marina, riding through Menorca’s rugged scenery and endless beach days.
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The sociable, Mediterranean setting of the marina is perfect for a stroll, with lots of cafes, seafood restaurants and bars to relax in while gazing out across the water. The marina is Cala n Bosch’s nightlife hub, and is a great place to shop at the local markets. Beside the marina is the resort’s main beach, a beautiful sandy bay ideal for families. The neighbouring beach, just 10 minutes’ walk away, is home to a variety of water sports centres and sailing schools. Take the kids for a day out to Cala n Bosch’s Aquarock, a water park and go-karting track rolled into one.
The main beach in Cala n Bosch is a pretty horseshoe-shaped bay, flanked by headlands covered in thick greenery. The golden sand shelves gradually into the Mediterranean Sea, and is safe and fun for swimming and splashing about. The beach is well-equipped for families, with lifeguards, loungers and umbrellas for hire. A couple of minutes’ walk away is the attractive marina – the best spot for lunch. If you want to try something new, the best place in Cala n Bosch for water sports is Son Xoriguer Beach, a 10 minute walk up the coast. The beach has sailing and windsurfing schools, plus canoes and water skis for hire.
One of the biggest attractions in Cala n Bosch is the marina, a beautiful part of the town with a choice of restaurants, bars and outdoor cafes overlooking the bobbing yachts and sailboats. The marina is a wonderful place to spend the warm evenings, with a couple of live music and karaoke bars among top seafood restaurants. An evening market springs up along the marina after dark; the ideal place to practise your haggling and pick up a gift, or else shop for something new to wear to the beach.
There are plenty of things for kids to do in Cala n Bosch, with top attractions like the resort’s own water park, Aquarock. Jam-packed with activities for visitors of all ages, the park has big swimming pools, water slides and hot tubs, as well as a restaurant and its own go-karting track. For an exciting way to explore Menorca’s lush, rugged landscapes, take the kids pony trekking. The island has great equestrian schools catering to all ages and abilities, offering a new way to sightsee and explore the island as a family.
Families: Race your kids on the go-karting track at Aquarock, before cooling off in the pools and whizzing down the water slides.
Sun-seekers: Soak up the sunshine on the resort’s golden Mediterranean coast or stroll along the bustling marina.
Couples: Spend balmy evenings wining and dining in the marina, or watching the sun set over Cala n Bosch beach.
Language: The language spoken in Cala n Bosch is Spanish
Currency: The currency used in Cala n Bosch is the Euro
Local time: Cala n Bosch is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time
Fly to: Menorca Airport (MAH), also known as Mahon Airport.
Flight time from UK: Approximately 2 hours
Tourist Information: Further Cala n Bosch tourist information can be found at www.platgesdebalears.com/caplaibFront/playa_basico.en.jsp?cPla=76009&cMun=32&cIsl=ME
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 Bosch.
Temperature: 14-30 °C
If you're planning on hitting the beach or water parks, come in the summer when temperatures hover in the late 20s (°C). Spring and autumn are great times to to visit if you want to enjoy slightly cooler temperatures in the mid-teens, or book your holiday during the winter to take advantage of fewer crowds and average temperatures in the high-teens.
By bus: The bus service runs around every 30 minutes, operating a circular route in Cala n Bosch that will take you down to the marina and beach. The bus also heads out to neighbouring towns like Ciutadella.
By taxi: Taxis are readily available in Cala n Bosch, and will generally have a fixed price. You can find taxi ranks in the town centre and at the airport.
By mini train: Cala n Bosch has a mini train service for the easiest transport to the beach, particularly if you have small kids.
Summer festival: The biggest festival on Menorca’s calendar is the Festival of San Joan. It takes place in July in Ciutadella, around 15 minutes’ drive outside Cala n Bosch. The festival consists of three days of parties and parades, with jousting in the streets. The event is big, loud and colourful, and is an exciting experience for visitors.
For jazz fans: In May, Ciutadella and Mahon host the Annual Jazz Festival, the biggest of its kind in Menorca. The festival features a variety of contemporary jazz musicians playing in sunny outdoor venues for several weeks.