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Menorca en Barco

Cala Galdana, Minorca, Spain
+34 605 49 29 93
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Ranked #2 of 49 Activities in Minorca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Discover 8 fascinating beaches of the south coast of Menorca. Have a relaxing swim, practice snorkelling or just sunbathe while you listen to chill... more » Owner description: Discover 8 fascinating beaches of the south coast of Menorca. Have a relaxing swim, practice snorkelling or just sunbathe while you listen to chill out music having a cold drink. The best and more pleasant way to know the charms of Menorca's coast.On a bit more than 2 hour tour, visit 8 of the most beautiful coves of the south coast of Menorca. The trip includes two stops to have a swim, one drink, snack, basic snorkelling equipment (mask & snorkel)and relaxing music. If you prefer you can also rent the boat exclusively for a 1/2 day or full day.Our skipper, Nano, biologist and a lover of nature makes comments along the tour about history, environment and local culture in spanish and english language. We go out every day from Easter to begining of November from the port of Cala Galdana, 7km south Ferreries. Timetable: This is the timetable for high season. In low season or when the number of customers is lower, we plan our tours day by day depending on demand.09:30 - 11:3011:30 - 13:3014:00 - 16:0016:30 - 18:3018:30 - 20:30 « less
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I booked a 2hour tour with my boyfriend after reading the great reviews posted on trip advisor. And we definitely we're not disappointed. I was able to book for the tour via email, Laura was always quick to reply to my queries, even going as far as emailing us bus schedules so we could get to cala galdana easily. The... More

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José Antonio F, Propietario at Menorca en Barco, responded to this review

Dears Anna & Sam, thanks a lot for your nice comment about our tour. We didn´t have the best sea conditions to go out that day but you had the positive spirit to try and we finally had a great time! Thanks also for your simpathy and smiles all along the tour. I hope we´ll have the chance to ride... More

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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61 reviews 61 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were taken there by friends who have a summer residence on the island and are friends of the owners of the boat, Nano and Laura. The trip along the coast is wonderful, and Nano, the skipper, as a biologist, enhances the trip by explaining the major attractions and details of the local fauna and fish. Laura gave us some... More

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José Antonio F, Propietario at Menorca en Barco, responded to this review

Dear Neri, thanks so much for your nice comments of our boat tour. Thanks to Manuela and Luca we have every summer the chance to meet very nice people as you on board, and also the chance to show them part of the beauty of this wonderful coast. We´ll be very happy to have you again with us if you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I did the 2hr tours with my wife and we were very welcome and well treated by the staff. Beautiful places in a boat perspective, the guide are very friendly and Laura was very careful with us in our contact by phone or email. I definitely recommend them.

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José Antonio F, Propietario at Menorca en Barco, responded to this review

Dear Alcides, thanks so much for your nice review of our boat tour. We always try to give our best since the first moment the people contact us. I always say that Laura´s work is as important as mine in the boat and she does it very well. We are very happy to know you spent a good morning with... More

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We booked our boat trip having looked at great reviews as we wanted something special to do for our daughters 18th birthday whilst staying in Cala Galdana. Unfortunately our trip was cancelled on her birthday but rearranged for a less choppy day on the seas. We were met early at the marina by Laura who was lovely and friendly. Nano... More

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José Antonio F, Propietario at Menorca en Barco, responded to this review

Dears Debbie,Jeremy,Emily,Olivia,George and Eddie, thanks a lot for your complete and nice review of our activitie. I also enjoyed too to spend with you the last hours of the day. It´s one of my favourits tours because It´s the last one so I can relax a little, everything is more quiet and also because of the beautiful light. I hope... More

Locks Heath
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We booked by e-mail, having read excellent reviews beforehand. As we are quite new to travelling abroad, we did need to phone on one occasion - Laura was very helpful and put our minds at ease. She also sent bus timetables and the number for a local taxi! The trip itself was magnificent! Nano informed us about all the spots... More

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José Antonio F, Propietario at Menorca en Barco, responded to this review

Dear Mary, thanks a lot for taking your time to make this kind review. We are very happy you and your family had a good time with us even if the sea conditions were not the best. Even when we had some splashes on board you were with a big smile in your faces, something I specially love! ( I´m... More

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We booked the 2 hour trip on the last day of our holiday this year after seeing the reviews on Trip Advisor. Laura (who deals with the bookings) was very helpful and spoke excellent English. The trip itself was very enjoyable. The boat only takes 7 passengers plus Nano the skipper. There were three in our party plus another family... More

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José Antonio F, Propietario at Menorca en Barco, responded to this review

Dear Russell, thanks so much to take your time in writting so detailed review of our boat tour. We feel relly happy you enjoyed it so much. Considering your comment of being a good swimmer, there is something I would like to say about the stops for swimming that we make. In all the beaches there is a swimming area... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We booked by email with Laura (very friendly and kind), 1 hour before departure she called me as the weather was too windy to go out with the boat, so they gave us the money back and we re-booked another day, and then fortunately we could enjoy the tour! 30 euro for 2 hours (we stayed also a bit more... More

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José Antonio F, Propietario at Menorca en Barco, responded to this review

Dears Estelle and Andrea, thanks so much for your nice review about our tour and your simpathy. Thanks also for your understanding and empathy with the bad sea state we had the first day. This summer is quite unstable and we are having a lot of windy days and also the weather forecasts are not specially precises so sometimes is... More

Kenilworth, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

We had a great couple of hours on our boat trip. 2 adults and 4 children (6-11 years with one nervous about snorkelling). Nano was so knowledgeable. A real reassuring presence but also exciting, picking sea urchins up to show the boys etc. The boat was fabulous and very clean. Cold drinks and amazing olives were perfect in the heat.... More

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José Antonio F, Propietario at Menorca en Barco, responded to this review

Dear Katharine, thanks a lot for your review and the nice pictures you uploaded, we always like to see different point of views of our boat tours. The stops of our excursions are not focus mainly in snorkeling but in the exclusive ones as you did is easier for Nano to go in the water with customers and show some... More

Keighley, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Many thanks again to Nano and Laura for another memorable afternoon exploring the beautiful coves of Menorca's south coast. The boat is fabulous, the locations stunning, and the relaxed atmosphere generated by Nano belies the care and unassuming wealth of knowledge and skill that underpins every trip. I said last year that we'd be back........ We will again, This is... More

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José Antonio F, Propietario at Menorca en Barco, responded to this review

Dear Mick, thank you so much for writing again your opinion about our services on the travel comunity of Trip Advisor. We were very happy to have you again on board this year. We could descover a new place together, the cove of Es Talaier what I have to say is my favourite in that side of Cala Galdana and... More

Solihull, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Our second time with Nano was quite possibly even better than the first! This year we opted for another shared trip to include lots of visits to the beautiful bays, coves and caves of Menorca's stunning south coast. Yet again, we were informed of plenty of interesting facts about the island and the places we were visiting. We would have... More

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José Antonio F, Propietario at Menorca en Barco, responded to this review

Dear Lydia, thanks so much for your kind and complete review of our activitie. It ´s been a placer to have you both again on board and we´ll be very happy also if you decide to come again next year! The shared 4 hours tour you did is something we are offering this year as a new option and we... More

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