Es Castell - A Stunning Menorca Resort
Es Castell is the perfect Menorca holiday resort for people who want to immerse themselves in the rich culture and history of the island. The resort does not have a beach, however there are several nearby resorts that do offer stunning beach facilities. With a quick 30 minute transfer time from Menorca airport, you have just enough time to get a feel for your surroundings before you arrive at your resort.
This Menorca holiday resort is perfect for those that do not want to battle the crowds; you can go sightseeing at your own pace and enjoy the laid back atmosphere of the resort. Visitors to Es Castell can choose from a wide range of accommodation, from quaint hotels to modern apartment complexes.
Es Castell is a fantastic Menorca resort, ideal for explorers who like to really get a feel for their resort. Beach lovers will have to make a short trip to relax on the sand; however the nearby beaches are spectacular. The resort is an exciting place to stay, with a wide range of tourist facilities and close proximity to the buzzing capital Mahon. This Menorca resort is popular with families, older travellers and couples. With some fantastic Menorca deals available at the moment, why not book your escape to Es Castell’s now.
Es Castell – a Cultural and Historical Hotspot
Es Castell is located just three kilometres away from Mohan, the capital of Menorca. The architecture of this Menorca resort is unique to the rest of the island, with fantastic Georgian buildings built during the British occupation. The town square is surrounded by these stunning Georgian buildings and is a fantastic sightseeing spot.
The Es Castell harbour is the heart of the resort, with bars and restaurants lining the pavements. You can take part in a variety of water sports whilst visiting the harbour including surfing, diving and even paragliding. Indulge in a relaxing boat trip around the bay and experience the stunning views of Mahon.
For those that enjoy exploring the history of their holiday resort, you can head to the prehistoric village of Trepuca which is close to El Castell. The village dates back to around 1500 BC and contains the famous Taula Stones, smaller versions of those found at Stonehenge.
For those that prefer a more active Menorca holiday break, Es Castell offers a wide range of activities suitable for everyone to enjoy. You can head to the hippodrome for some exciting Horse Racing action, or venture to Son Parc to take advantage of the championship quality golf courses. Due to the central location of this Menorca resort, there are numerous excursions that you can experience. From shopping in Mahon, fishing in Fornells or even bird watching, there is something for everyone.
Es Castell – Fantastic Cuisine and Nightlife
Shopping in Es Castell is varied, with a selection of designer boutiques and local stores. There is a local market held twice a week within the resort, perfect for stocking up on some holiday souvenirs and picking up some local crafts. Mahon is a nearby shopping haven, with larger shopping malls and even more designer boutiques.
Visitors to Es Castell will not be disappointed with the wide range of restaurants available throughout the resort. Whether you want to try some of the fantastic local cuisine or even head to a Chinese buffet restaurant, there is something for all culinary tastes. Sea food plays a vital part in El Castell’s local cuisine; many restaurants offer a ‘catch of the day’ option which always proves to be a popular choice.
Spend the evening in one of the resorts bars or even head to one of the few discos, the resort is not one of Menorca’s liveliest but there is something to keep you entertained. For a more vibrant nightlife, there is regular public transport into Mahon which plays host to a number of nightclubs that stay open until the early hours.
Es Castell - Weather and Climate
Like many Mediterranean resorts, Es Castell is blessed with long, hot summers and clear skies. Visitors to this Menorca resort can expect an average of twelve hours sunshine on average per day during the summer. There are refreshing coastal breezes sweeping over the resort, a great way to escape the hot sun.
During the winter months, the hours of sunshine will drop to around five per day. The temperatures will also slightly drop and there is a slight chance of rainfall. The holiday season in Es Castell begins in April and lasts until late October. July and August are the most popular months with temperatures reaching high levels, these months are also the busiest within the resort.