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October sun

Lovely big beach, sun beds and shade €15 before 1300 , couple of nice bar restaurant s , easy... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Gem of a beach.

Stunning beach surrounded by fabulous scenery, lovely boardwalk and nature reserve, with lots of... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
christine w
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Platja de Son Bou | Parking, 07730, Alaior, Menorca, Spain
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely big beach, sun beds and shade €15 before 1300 , couple of nice bar restaurant s , easy parking. Shallow shelving beach , lifeguards on site so safe bathing.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Nice afternoon. Would be a "no go" in August. A pretty poor beach compared to others visited this trip. Uninspiring but okay as its fairly big compared to a lot of beaches on Menorca.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

This was ok i suppose not what i expected, different to the picture, and more winding roads to go down

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Stunning beach surrounded by fabulous scenery, lovely boardwalk and nature reserve, with lots of lovely beach bars and glorious sunsets !

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

One of the longest beaches on the island !very soft sand , beautiful clear water and very safe for swimming , life guards patrolling the whole beach , a number of beach side cafes for drinks etc . Sunbeds and umbrellas available for €15 a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Angela C
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Visited in October 2016 ad 2017 but I can't enter that as a date. This beach is lovely. There are boardwalks allowing buggies and disabled access to the beach. There is a nature reserve in between the beach and road/car park, so it's nice and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Annika784
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Great beach adjoining the town with plenty of restaurants and shops to while away the hours. Great walks as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I have seen many beaches and this is one of my favourites, it;s clean and safe and the water is clear and lovely to swim in. There are lifeguards on duty. It's a beach for all the family and where we were sitting there was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Just went for the day,,the beach is lovely a good place for children, not for us, somes cafes and a few shops but didnt appear to be anything else

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank BingleyJane
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit but in a touristzone so very busy in high summer. Has lifeguards, and there can be undercurrants but there will be warning flags if it applies. Beds and parasols available for hire, and a couple of beach restaurants which have good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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12 August 2017|
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Response from Ian264 | Reviewed this property |
We were in walking distance of the beach so never had to use the parking facilities. The beach was very popular and the car park always seemed very busy so I'd suggest it'd be an early (ish)start to guarantee a parking spot... More
26 July 2017|
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Response from Mahipera | Reviewed this property |
I went by car myself, but from what I can see on the Internet it should be ok. You should be able to take a bus up to Alaior, and then an other from there down to Son Bou. The route might look complicated on a map, but a lot... More
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Response from nimrod8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Wind Surfing, canoes and pedalos available on main beach area nearer Son Bou resort