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Cala Macarelleta

Minorca, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 66 attractions in Minorca
Type: Beaches
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This was my favorite beach on the south in Menorca (do not forget to check out the very different north side beaches!) you park at Cala Macarella, and walk around to the right up and over the cliff to Macarelleta. We were here in May and the crowds were not bad at all. Even better for us, it rained during... More

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9 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Yes, this one is stunning. Note that the picture used by trip advisor banner is not macarelleta, but rather the bigger neighbouring macarella. In order to get to the most beautiful smaller beach (just around the corner to the right) you need to take the path that leaves the beach on the right end - it goes over the cliff... More

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sassenach
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Beautiful beach and a nice walk from Cala Galdana. The rather one-horse cafe there we remembered has turned into a busy and extremely reasonably priced restaurant

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Naples, Italy
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Even if often crowed, this beach is reasonably considered the most beautiful in the island! If you enjoy the seaview from the hill surrounding the bay, you can admire lots of boats that seem to flot in the air... It is simply speechless! I recommend to reach the beach as soon as you can in the morning...so that you can... More

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The best of Menorca's southern coves. Busy, hard to get to but worth it. Walk (30 minutes) from Cala Galdana, park in the car park for nearby Macarella or visit via boat (or sea kayak). A must visit.

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
44 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We walked to Cala Macarella from Cala Galdana, took about 40 minutes. Then we swam from Cala Macarella to Cala Macarelleta which is a subsidiary of the main cove. The beach is beautiful and you can also access it on foot. A wonderful area to spend the day. I seem to recall there was a shop or a cafe at... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

highly recommended. macarella is charming, (if you arrive early) but macarelleta is much more charming. a relative easy 10-15 minute walk that we did in flip flops. beautiful fine sand, clean waters and a relaxing energy. and the 5 euros for nearby parking is definitely worth it so you can spend more time on the beach!

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Walked here with my fiancée on the basis that this area is high on the trip advisor list. I can't see what the fascination is. We parked at Cala Galdana and walked the route to Macarella and Macareletta. The reviews are right that its not advisable to do the journey in flip flops, a good pair of trainers are needed... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

You can either use a free parking and take a 20 mins walk to Cala Macarella or pay 5 EUR to park much closer and walk only about 5 mins to the beach. From Cala Macarella, you continue on the path on the right side of the beach and before you get round the corner, you can admire stunning views... More

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

A lovely beach we walked to from Cala Galdanda. Well worth the trek, the steps aren't that bad and the beach is a nice secluded beach popular with the locals.

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