During the dreary days of January and February many people in the UK start thinking about their summer holidays and daydream about Spain and where they should book their holiday villa rentals. Menorca, the second largest of the Balearic Islands, is a wonderful family choice as it has great beaches, beautiful landscapes and a leisurely ambience – the perfect combination for a family holiday. If you are still feeling the effects of the ‘credit crunch’ you may be looking for a way of saving money and a good way of doing this is to book your holiday accommodation direct. If you contact the owner of a holiday apartment rental or even a luxury villa rental in Spain, direct you can cut out the middleman and save cash.Menorca is a good choice for holiday villa rentals for a family break as it is just a couple of hours’ flight from the UK. It has more beaches than the neighbouring islands of Ibiza and Mallorca and it is generally quieter and more family orientated. There is a wide choice of holiday letting in Spain accommodation available to rent, from a modest holiday apartment rental to a luxury villa with a private pool. Menorca enjoys an average of 315 days of sun each year with an average temperature of 28 degrees Centigrade in the summer months.
One of the things that people who book holiday villa rentals in Menorca notice is the relaxing, laid back atmosphere. A holiday letting in Spain – either a holiday villa or a holiday apartment rental is ideal for visitors who have young families or for those who just want to please themselves. In self-catering holiday accommodation you can come and go as you please and holiday the way you want – it’s entirely up to you. Some visitors like to eat out in a restaurant every night while others like to stay in and cook themselves a delicious meal and relax in their comfortable holiday home.Menorca has lots of lovely beaches and is a true paradise for sun worshippers and is why many people book their holiday villa rentals here. Many of the beaches have been developed and have good tourist facilities, while others are virtually untouched. Son Bou is Menorca’s longest beach with approximately 3km of golden sand and shallow waters with bars and most watersports available. Binibeca has a small but very attractive sheltered beach with shallow, safe bathing. There is a bar right on the beach offering snacks and drinks. The small sandy beach at Binidali is accessed by a steep path, and is surrounded by cliffs. Diving from the rocks is a popular pastime here.If you do decide to rent a villa or apartment holiday letting in Spain on this beautiful island you will find that there are many sights to see and things to do for those whose idea of fun is not just simply baking in the sun! As well as visiting water parks for the kids or visiting the nature reserve or playing golf you must make time to journey to the top of Monte Toro which is the highest point of the island. This is where, on a clear day, you can see the whole of the island in one go, if you stand and turn a full 360 degrees. See if you can spot your apartment or holiday villa rentals!
While you are staying in your holiday villa rentals in Menorca why not take a trip to the capital of the island Mahon. Most visitors use the bus service which is available from just about anywhere on the island, as it is difficult to park in the capital. Once you get there you will find that Mahon is a busy, stylish town which has historic buildings and churches as well as excellent shops, cafes and restaurants. Don’t forget to pay a visit the pretty harbour area before you go!
Menorca is a great place to book a villa or apartment holiday letting in Spain. A holiday apartment rental can be fantastic for a beachfront break! You can book your holiday villa rentals in Menorca direct with the private owners. Clive Long, the author, is a Director of the Holiday-Villa-Select website which offers cost effective holiday rentals in Spain booked direct with owners who advertise their holiday villa or apartment on this website no commission charged.