Algaiarens beach Menorca

Algaiarens beach is located in the north of the island of Menorca, and it is formed by two virgin beaches: Tancats and Es Bot. It is not a very popular place that will, however, fulfil your summer expectations.

Algaiarens beach, Menorca. The local's favourite

Algaiarens beach Menorca
Algaiarens beach, Menorca / Instagram @thedanielnixon

Algaiarens beaches: Tancats

The closest beach to the parking area is Tancats, just a short 5-minute walk, making it a great option if you want to avoid the hikes that you need to take to other beaches. It is a white-sand, lovely beach with some of the most crystalline waters on the island.

Crispy-cold, turquoise waters await for you. Nothing more exhilarating than a swim in the sea to make you forget the crazy hot weather of Spain in summer.

Algaiarens beach Menorca
Algaiarens beach, Menorca / Instagram @thedanielnixon

Algaiarens beaches: Es Bot

If you follow the path from the parking to the right and cross the pine forest you will get to Es Bot beach. As you will go through a protected area you might even encounter sea turtles on the way!

Es Bot is a great option if Tancats is full. The walk is around 1 km from the parking area.

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Pro tips for your visit to Algaiarens beach, Menorca.

  • Both Algaiarens’ beaches are some of the wildest beaches of Menorca. Luckily, they are not the most popular.

  • Both beaches are a very good option if you visit Menorca in summer and the other beaches are crowded. We visited on a weekday in July 2021, got there at around 10 am, and the place was pretty much empty.

  • While the waters are crystal clear, the area is not very interesting for snorkelling.

  • There are two parking areas. Skip the first one and follow to the second as is much closer to the beach.

  • The beach has no services so make sure to bring everything you need for your visit, especially if you plan on having an epic day!

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