Son Parc - A Resort on the North Coast of the Island
The resort of Son Parc, located on the North Coast is perfect for families wanting a sun filled holiday in Menorca. The relaxing nature of the resort means that it is ideal for those wanting to spend lazy days at the beach or sunbathing by the pool. With a 30 minute transfer time from the airport, you have time to take in the beautiful scenery leading to the resort itself. Son Parc offers both hotels and apartments ranging from 2-4 stars with all the amenities that you will need for your holiday in Menorca. There is a wide range of privately owned Villas available for rental, all with high quality amenities and spectacular views over the resort.
When booking your holiday to Son Parc, rest assured that whether it is a short break or a family holiday, the experience will be one to remember. With attractions for all the family, your stay at the resort will be full of excitement and adventure. With award winning beaches and a world class golf course, the resort offers luxury within a traditional environment. For those wanting a relaxing, sun filled holiday Son Parc offers the ideal place to unwind from the golden beaches to waterside restaurants and bars.
Son Parc – Idyllic Beaches
The focal point of the resort is the stunning golden beach, backed by sand dunes which add to the picturesque setting. For those looking for adventure why not hire out a pedalo or try your hand at windsurfing, the area is also ideal for scuba diving and snorkelling. The beach is perfect for families with young children due to the shallow nature of the water. Due to the location of the resort the North Coast can be windy at times causing the waves to become quite heavy. Lifeguards patrol the beach and will put up appropriate signage if this occurs.
With a golf course, tennis court and a variety of excursions there are plenty of things to do during your stay in Son Parc. Guests can take a cruise to explore the picturesque coves or venture to the hill of El Toro to take in the panoramic scenery. Monte Toro is situated on Menorca's highest point and is home to a convent of Franciscan nuns who open their doors to the public from the first Sunday in May. This site is an important place of pilgrimage, the focal point being the statue of the Virgin that overlooks Menorca.
The nearby fishing village of Fornells hosts a wide range of popular fresh fish restaurants all within a traditional setting. For a change of scenery the larger resort of Arenal d'en Castell is nearby as is the town of Mahon with its busy port, weekly market and lively shopping centre. For those who enjoy a more cosmopolitan experience, the town of Ciutadella offers designer shops and sophisticated restaurants making it a fantastic day out.
One of the main attractions of Son Parc is the championship quality golf course, perfect for both beginners and experienced golfers. The course itself is situation just a few hundred metres from the beautiful Son Parc beach and is surrounded by wooded hills and picturesque views. Due to the care taken in developing the course, it boasts a wide selection of natural wildlife including a stunning flock of peacocks that live on the golf course. The golf course welcomes all guests to the gold course so why not experience it for yourself on your holiday to Son Parc.
Son Parc - Restaurants for all Tastes!
There is a wide variety of restaurants located in Son Parc offering a wide range of cuisine including Spanish, Italian and Tapas. Although the resort centre of Son Parc is very small, the main street, known locally as ‘The Strip’ hosts the majority of the resorts bars and restaurants. Mama Mia’s, Los Porches and the Pinomar are all popular choices for guests wishing to experience the local cuisine. Even though there are a number of bars located within the resort, the nightlife tends to be very low key compared to other holiday resorts in Menorca.
For those wishing to sample Son Parc’s night time entertainment, the hotel ‘Sol Parc’ and Wilsons bar provide a varied entertainments program. For those wishing to book self catered holidays to Son Parc, supermarkets are available within the resort. Although there are daily buses to Mahon and Ciudadella, it is recommended that guests take advantage of car hire in order to make the most of Son Parc. With car hire it is possible to visit more of the traditional villages inland or along the coast.
Son Parc - Weather and Climate
Temperature in the resort tends to remain at a comfortable level with it generally not being excessively hot or cold at any time. For those wanting a summer holiday to Son Parc, blue skies and sunshine are guaranteed to greet you. During the winter months there is a chance of slight rainfall and a stronger coastal breeze, although the sun still shines it is only for around five hours compared to the eleven hours in the summer.