8 Days from £769 | October 769

The island of Menorca may be just 30 miles long and 10 miles across, but it hosts a world of contrasts. The north is comparatively lush and green, with extensive bays and long headlands. The south is much rockier and riddled with caves. At the eastern end lies the island’s capital Mahon, a historic city well worth exploring, whose fine deep-water harbour led to British and French occupation in the 18th century (in 1756 the British Admiral Byng was court-martialled and shot for losing it to the French ‘pour encourager les autres’!). To the west lies Ciutadella, a former island capital, again with impressive city walls and harbour, but much quieter than the capital. But it is the island’s unspoilt beaches and coves that may impress you most of all: our resort area of Son Bou is home to one of the best of them. Menorca was designated a biosphere reserve by UNESCO in October 1993.


Past Customer Satisfaction Score for this holiday* - 91%
* as measured from holiday questionnaires - see FAQ for details

  • 7 nights half board in Son Bou
  • Three included fully guided walks with expert guide
  • Transportation to walks

Day One: Flight to Menorca, transfer to your hotel, half an hour away. Seven nights half board accommodation is reserved for you.

Days Two to Seven: In resort with three included walking excursions:

Walk 1: The North. After a 30-minute coach transfer to the Cape of Cavalleria, the island’s most northerly point, you walk along the coast in the direction of Cala Pregonda, famed for its red and yellow rocks. After your walk, you return by coach, visiting ‘El Toro’, Menorca’s 358m-high ‘mountain’ to take in the view. 5 miles, 100m of ascent/descent.

Walk 2: The South. This is a circular walk from the hotel, passing through Son Bute Valley. You then go through the Ravine of Binigaus, passing the Coloms Cave, and walking along the coast back to Son Bou. Total 10.7 miles, ascent/descents 200m.

Walk 3: The East. You transfer to the Cape of Favaritx, with its black rocks, and follow a path by s’Albufera lagoon to the fishing village of Es Garau. 8 miles, 100m of ascent/descent.

Day Eight: Free time until your departure transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Please note: there is a local tourist tax in Mallorca and Menorca of 3.30 euros per person per day. It is not included in the price of the holiday and will be payable by hotel guests directly to the hotel.


Past Customer Satisfaction Score for this holiday* - 91%
* as measured from holiday questionnaires - see FAQ for details

HOTEL VALENTIN ****, Son Bou (seven nights)
This hotel (214 rooms, plus 98 apartments) enjoys a quiet location on the crest of a hill, a mile from the beach (daytime shuttle service available). It has outdoor and indoor pools, two bars (one restricted to adults only), and a shop. Bedrooms have bathroom, air-conditioning, tv with satellite, telephone, hairdryer and balcony. There are 2 tennis courts, gym, and daytime and evening entertainment programme. Meals are buffet-style. (
Past Customer Satisfaction Score for this hotel* - 92%
*as measured from holiday questionnaires - see FAQ for details
Walking Holiday - Menorca
Holiday code: 7WME
Supplements per person:
Extra week: £330
Supplements on some holidays vary by departure date - the applicable price will be shown when booking.

Fly FromDateDaysAirlineDep.Rtn.AvailabilityPriceFly ToSingle

BirminghamFri 04/10/20198Thomas Cook06001200Places Available809Mahon150 (on request)41BHX17WMEC1

BristolFri 04/10/20198Thomas Cook06251215Places Available809Mahon150 (on request)41BRS17WMEC1

CardiffFri 04/10/20198Thomson06301215Places Available809Mahon150 (on request)41CWL17WMEC1

Doncaster ShefSat 05/10/20198Thomson14502055Places Available809Mahon150 (on request)41DSA17WMEC1

East MidlandsFri 04/10/20198Jet217301325Places Available809Mahon150 (on request)41EMA17WMEC1

EdinburghFri 04/10/20198Jet215302255Places Available809Mahon150 (on request)41EDI17WMEC1

GlasgowSat 05/10/20198Jet208001445Places Available809Mahon150 (on request)41GLA17WMEC1

Leeds-BradfordFri 04/10/20198Jet207551410Places Available809Mahon150 (on request)41LBA17WMEC1

London GatwickFri 04/10/20198Easyjet06351155Places Available769Mahon150 (on request)41LGW17WMEC1

LutonFri 04/10/20198Easyjet06051130Places Available769Mahon150 (on request)41LTN17WMEC1

ManchesterFri 04/10/20198Thomas Cook06001220Places Available809Mahon150 (on request)41MAN17WMEC1

NewcastleSat 05/10/20198Jet206251305Places Available809Mahon150 (on request)41NCL17WMEC1

SouthendFri 04/10/20198Easyjet10201525Places Available769Mahon150 (on request)41SEN17WMEC1

StanstedFri 04/10/20198Thomson07201325Places Available809Mahon150 (on request)41STN17WMEC1

Prices shown include carriage of one piece of hold luggage per person (maximum size and weights vary). Prices include return transfers between airport and hotel and are based on the shared occupancy of twin/double standard rooms. Please refer to 'Accommodation' for details of any room supplements (including single rooms) and extended stay costs that apply to this holiday. All flight details are provisional and subject to confirmation when known. All holidays are subject to minimum numbers and are subject to availability. Further details in our FAQ.

Data as at 17/08/2019 at 21:47:07

My husband and I have enjoyed this holiday very much. The hotel is excellent in all ways. Javi, rep and walking guide, is brilliant and we have loved all the walks under his guidance. Thank you.

Mrs R, Tyne & Wear

Good walking holiday with excellent guide. Very informative & knowledgeable about the history & geography of the area. Very personal & helpful.

Mrs B, Teeside

The walks were excellent and the Walking Guide made all the walks interesting and a very enjoyable experience on my first walking holiday with Preferred Travel Services.

Mr M, Glasgow

I thought the Holiday Inn Algarve was good last year. This hotel Valentin Son Bou was even better - mainly because of the quality of the food and the variety.

Mrs R, Edinburgh

The whole experience was excellent. The guide was exceptional. His knowledge command of English his assistance and organisation - all excellent. This is the first experience of your company but my colleagues and others all sing your praises.

Mr W, Tyne & Wear

Thoroughly enjoyed this holiday. Hotel facilities and staff very good. Local guide, walks, were excellent. Would recommend to others.

Miss L, Dumbartonshire

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