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World’s Oldest Naval Hospital

Cracking place to visit, the world’s oldest naval hospital and a real melting pot of Menorca’s... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fauconberg
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Brilliant visit - excellent use of time

Don't take too much notice of the video on the Isle web site - it's way out of date and creates the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sotontraveller
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cracking place to visit, the world’s oldest naval hospital and a real melting pot of Menorca’s history. Despite the very British feel of the place was really intrigued by/interested in the Italian room and to learn about the sinking of the “Roma”, especially as the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Don't take too much notice of the video on the Isle web site - it's way out of date and creates the wrong impression. Our 2.5 hours today went very fast - we only just about got round, viewing on our own. There are lots...More

Thank Sotontraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is so undermarketed, it's potential is not yet fully realised. It is run by volunteers ( 100!) who assemble every sunday morning from 08.00 to10.30. You can take the Yellow Boat (10 euros) at 9am and see around on Sundays with volunteer guides...More

1  Thank PandPCotswoldsUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place on recommendation from a friend. Combining it with a harbour trip with Yellow Catamarans, it make an excellent way to spend a couple of hours. One couldn't fail to be impressed with the dedication of all the volunteers, and our English...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Loved this visit, boat over with the yellow catamarans then one of the volunteers (Mike, for the past 14 years!!) did the tour and the obvious passion and involvement comes through, amazing work they’re doing, ended with yummy refreshments, make sure you put a donation...More

1  Thank saljmc
Reviewed 20 June 2018

It is reached by a Yellow Catamaran trip, several times each day. That in itself is an interesting journey from the harbour in Mahon going out towards the sea. The island was first developed as a military hospital in 1711, possibly with plans drawn up...More

3  Thank H19PPO
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This was a brilliant trip! It was lovely to see all of the hard work the volunteers were putting in and how positive and excited they seemed to be about the restoration of this very special place. There was a certain energy here - a...More

5  Thank Rebecca_D_12311
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This was a fantastic opportunity to go and visit the island. Boat trip was fast and no delay on setting off. Once arrived we were greeted by a English volunteer who was a tour guide for the island who also new alot about the place...More

2  Thank DanielSimms123
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This should be on the must see list for anyone visiting Mahon. How proud must the volunteer guides and other workers be of the way this site has been rebuilt. A short trip on the yellow boat from Mahon harbour takes you to this incredible...More

2  Thank MyraAyr
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

It cost €7pp to get out to the old hospital island on the Yellow Catamarans; running twice daily on Sundays and once on Thursdays. The volunteers accept donations that go towards the continued renovations and upkeep of the island's buildings. It's a really interesting place...More

2  Thank patrick_sta
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Thomas C
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Response from saljmc | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but only halfway round the tour.
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ian r
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Response from LorraineXaloc | Property representative |
About 2 1/2 hours. Boat departs quay 0845 returns 1115 after tours and light refreshments. Yellow Catamaran Apr/End Oct. Winter boat departs Fontanilles. Every Sunday.
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