The apartment is the upper floor of a two storey building set in the Spanish fishing village of Es Grau. The village borders a large sandy horseshoe beach with excellent and safe bathing, and is surrounded by a nature reserve. Close by there is the island of Colom with two sandy beaches. Kayaks, pedaloes and sailing dinghies are available for rent to explore the scenic coastline.The apartment is a two minute walk to the sea. Set in the middle of the village,from the roof terrace there are scenic views of the beach.This is a destination for those wanting to escape frenetic lifestyles and to 'veg' out. There are three local bars that serve food plus a restaurant, a small supermarket and a giftshop . The capital town of Mahon is about six kilometres away,and is served by a local bus service. Taxis are also readily available.
The apartment has two bedrooms , one 'en suite' with shower,lavatory and washingmachine for everyones use.There is a seperate lavatory as well.The living accommodation consists of an open plan sitting area and kitchent leading onto a covered balcony with stairs up to the large roof terrace with chairs,tables and sun loungers.There is also a coldwater shower for rinsing off,after swimming. A barbeque is also available.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||approx 200 yards|
|Nearest Amenities||50 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Mahon airport 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Menorca is a quiet family island,that prides itself on self-catering holidays.The coastline is filled with small coves,called 'Callas', with excellent and safe bathing. There are larger beaches at Son Bou and Arenal, and at other locations.If interested in history you can explore the pre-historic Taulas and archealogical sites. It was formerly a British Colony in the nineteenth century,and there are several forts from that period to visit, as well as from other periods in history.
Excellent restaurants can be found, catering for all tastes. Mahon harbour is one of the largest and most scenic in Europe, bordered by restaurants ,bars and cafes. The old capital at Cuitadella can also be explored through its pedestrian alleyways and squares.During July and August the main towns hold Fiestas during which the local community celebrates their patron saint's feastdays . Horses are ridden at the Jaleos,and funfare rides and dancing attract locals and visitors alike.
This typical Spanish fishing village is reached by a road that ends there,and is not a through road to other locations. It is surrounded by a biosphere /nature reserve, so further building development is prohibited, thereby preserving the quality and atmosphere of the village. A short walk can be made to S'Albufera lake,which is a freshwater stopover for migratory birds .There are several walks along the coast, along the newly opened Cami de Cavalls, the old horse route around the island.
The village has a beach with excellent bathing, and several bars and a restaurant.