The lovely Mediterranean sunshine and sparkling seas await you in Menorca, (Minorca) which is one of Spains famed ғBalearic Islands. The increase in pet friendly accommodations and travel options means that planning a family holiday with all members; including your loveable dog is so easy! Menorca is a perfect destination because this is one island, that although pocket-sized, offers so much for everyone.
The beautiful island of Menorca boasts some truly gorgeous beaches for you to explore or simply lay back, relax and enjoy as well as a diverse and colorful history that dates back to the days of the Bronze Age. Her small size means that all of the attractions are all within easy reach.
Do take a walk through the capitol city of Mahon and experience the 16th century arch Carrer San Roc which serves as a reminder of her past protection from sea-borne invasion.
Hire a car and see the picturesque fishing village of Fornells and the Bay of Fornells as well as the delightful golden sandy beach of Arenal d'en Castell. Enjoy the undulating farmland to the North of the Mahon-Ciudadela road with a thriving cheese industry. Mahon cheese, "queso de Mahon" is one of the best-known in Spain. To the south you will find a rock-strewn wilderness with countless meticulous stone walls that are from Minorca's Bronze Age era when the population constructed what have become the island's most captivating attractions. The island has been transformed in to an outdoor museum with more than 500 such historic sites! Heading to the popular beach of Playa de Son Bou you will find more than 140 caves in the surrounding areas of which many have been turned into nightclubs and cafes.
Cuisine and eating out:
Most of the 450 restaurants on the island donԒt allow pets but you may find an exception if your well behaved pet is seated at an outside table quietly with you. But do ask the owners before booking, and then enjoy! If you fancy trying your hand at preparing the traditional cuisine, some local farm-house cheeses are the way to go in a very tasty Spanish omelette or tapas. Paella is also a popular regional dish or try some tasty fresh fish with "La salsa mahonesa", or Mahon sauce which is mayonnaise, rumored to have originated right here on this tiny island in 1776!
Pet friendly accommodation in Menorca:
When traveling with pets it makes really good sense to talk to the owner directly about the suitability of their pet friendly holiday rental before booking your holiday. Private holiday rental accommodation is often a perfect option. Self-catering is also beneficial as you can always enjoy a delicious meal at your lovely home away from home; and best of all your much loved pet can eat right there with you; no worries! Remember to pack his / her favorite bowls and toys!
Check out the Spanish Holidays- Villas on Menorca as you will find a special something there which will welcome both you and your pooch or pussycat; from a quaint farmhouse in the hills to a luxury villa overlooking the sea. Its all about choices!
Finally; did you know that most of the crowds will have dispersed by late September and the average temperature at this time is around 25C? The sea dominates much of the islandҒs holiday activities and cuisine as does the beautiful scenery throughout Menorca; so sit back, relax and enjoy your break in paradise with your pet by your side!