We learnt pretty early on that the best restaurants in Menorca were inland and away from the tourist-centric harbours and beach fronts. On day one we were lucky enough to find Es Forn Torre Soli Nou and were so impressed that we did a bit of investigating for similar places. One that kept coming up was Meson El Gallo in Ferreries, so on a Saturday night, after wandering around the…

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Straight off the plane, in the queue for the car rental desk, Rob turned to me and said, ‘Find me a beach.’ It was 10am, we had just landed in Menorca and we couldn’t check into the hotel until mid-afternoon anyway. I pulled out my phone and quickly located a little cove that was apparently the perfect little hidden spot, away from tourists. Es Cala Blanca was just what we…

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On our first night in Menorca, we headed away from the seafront in search of good steak and I remembered that I had bookmarked one with great reviews on my TripAdvisor app: Es Forn de Torre Soli Nou. So, we headed down a dark lane somewhere between Es Migjorn Gran and Alaior following signs for ‘Torre Soli Nou’. The restaurant is brilliantly signposted once you are down this lane, so…

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On our first day on Menorca, after a couple of hours diving off rocks and sunbathing at the stunning Es Calo Blanc, we drove into Binibeca Vell, an old mock fishing village resort designed in the 1970s by Spanish architect Antonio Sintes with accommodation and restaurants, bars and shops. (You can read more here.) Now, I know I make a big deal of this on the blog, but I hate walking…

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