Cala Macarella and Macarelleta
Cala Macarella beach is situated at the south of Menorca.
It is sheltered by hills covered in pine trees and holm oaks.
There are 2 car parks:
There is a beach bar with self-service, toilets and a shower nearby and a life guard at the beach.
- one is free, but it is a longer walk up-hill (some 20 minutes)
- the other one just near the sand. This one costs 5 Euros.
Cala Macarelleta is the smaller one of this pair of extremely gorgeous pine-finged coves. It is about 5 minutes away, just follow a small roped path around the cliff.
Macarelleta cove is (or used to be) popular with nudists.
These beaches are perfect for families with walking-age children.
The beach is approachable by car from the Ronda Sur, the outer ring road at the outskirts of Ciutadella.
Take the roundabout exit for Sant Joan de Missa.
You will see various signs pointing to the three beaches
Follow the narrow road straight ahead round all the curves until you get to a signposted fork in the road.
Veer left towards Macarella.
The roads gets narrower and and its end there is a steep windy decent to the car park level.
You may also approach Cala Macarella by sea (boat, kayak or jet ski). Mooring is availabe outside the bouys.
you walk from Cala Galdana.
The trail starts opposite the Audax Hotel.
It will take you about 45 minutes to reach Macarella beach on the Camí de Cavalls>.