The enchanted "City of Parella": submerged mysteries in the waters of Menorca

Uncover the hidden charm beneath the waters of Menorca. A enchanted city emerging only on the day of Sant Joan? Immerse yourself in this mysterious narrative full of magic, lost fortune, and the quest for purity. Dare to explore the secrets that Menorca holds in its depths? Unveil the unforgettable story that has captivated generations in Menorca: 'The Enchanted City of Parella.'

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Real Estate Magazine Portal Menorca 2024: Unique Properties and Lifestyle

Today, we are pleased to announce, once again, the launch of our new real estate magazine Portal Menorca 2024, where we present a carefully curated selection of our best properties, some of them exclusive, for sale in Menorca. Will you join us?

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The best areas to buy a second home in Menorca

If you're thinking about buying a house in Menorca, as a second home on the island, today we present you with a selection of the best areas or urbanizations to purchase your second home in Menorca, perfect for enjoying in summer and/or throughout the year. Discover them!

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Exploring the Talayotic Settlement of Trepucó in Menorca

In our serene island of Menorca, in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, lies the fascinating Talayotic Settlement of Trepucó, a living testament to the rich history of the Balearic Islands. This archaeological site, dating back to the Bronze and Iron Ages, offers a glimpse into the prehistoric past of the region and has captured the imagination of those seeking to understand the roots of civilization in the western Mediterranean. Undoubtedly a must-visit for anyone setting foot on the island.

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Discover some of the most exclusive areas of Menorca.

Menorca, the jewel of the Mediterranean, stands out not only for its natural beauty, idyllic beaches, and historical charm but also for some of its luxurious residential or vacation areas that attract those seeking something different and exclusive. In this article, we will explore some of the most coveted and highly valued areas on the island, whether for residential or purely vacation use: where luxury meets tranquility. Discover them with us!

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Living in Menorca today: A paradise enhanced over time

In the last 20 or 30 years, Menorca has undergone a significant transformation and evolution that has elevated its status as an exceptional year-round living destination. From improvements in connectivity to advancements in services and infrastructure, the island has become an even more attractive destination than in previous decades as a place to live year-round.

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The Artisan Trades of Menorca: Treasures of the Past Thriving in the Present

On the tranquil island of Menorca, the tradition of artisan trades dates back centuries, playing an essential role in the lives of local communities. This artisan tradition, which flourished particularly in the 18th and 19th centuries, played a crucial part in the island's culture and economy, providing employment to numerous inhabitants. Join us on this journey to discover more about the artisan trades of Menorca.

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Experience the Magic of Christmas in Menorca: Traditions and Celebrations

Embark on a Magical Journey in Menorca's Christmas: Discover the traditions that light up the island with twinkling lights, charming markets, and concerts that awaken the festive spirit. Welcome to unforgettable Christmas celebrations in Menorca!

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Autumn Flavors in Menorca: A Unique Culinary Experience

Discover the culinary secrets of Menorca in the autumn, from mysterious mushrooms gathered in its forests to traditional delights that tantalize the palate. Immerse yourself in the authenticity of this Mediterranean gem and let yourself be tempted by the unique flavors this season has in store. What dishes does the Menorcan table hide during this autumn? Join us on this gastronomic journey to unveil some of them!

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Discovering the Hidden Magic of Menorca: caves & caverns

Thanks to the unique geology found on the island of Menorca, it is a land of caves and with them comes a touch of magic. Sometimes serving as simple shelters and at other times as burial grounds, cemeteries, or primitive burial sites (necropolises), the caves in Menorca harbor legends and, most importantly, magic, which we encourage you to explore. Will you join us in discovering some of the island's most prominent caves?

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Minorca in Autumn: Discover its charm off-season

In this article, we will take you on an exciting journey through the charms of Menorca in autumn. From the quietest beaches to the rich local gastronomy, nature walks, and the exploration of its cultural heritage, we will provide you with a comprehensive guide to the best experiences Menorca has to offer during the autumn season. Discover why this corner of the Mediterranean is a must-visit destination all year round.

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Talayotic Menorca UNESCO World Heritage

Our beloved island of Menorca has achieved a historic milestone by being officially declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This recognition comes after a process that began fourteen years ago and culminated last Monday at 10:25 in the morning when the UNESCO World Heritage Committee met in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and approved the inscription of Menorca Talayótica on the World Heritage List.

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Did you know… special edition Es Migjorn Gran

In the southwest of the island, framed and historically linked to the municipalities of Es Mercadal and Ferreries, we find the small municipality of Es Migjorn Gran. A town located in an area of the island of unparalleled natural beauty. Its history, natural wealth, and famous people make it a must for visitors to Menorca. Join us to discover some curiosities about the town of Es Migjorn Gran!

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Tips for discovering Menorca during the peak tourist season

Menorca, the beautiful Balearic Island located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, is a popular tourist destination, not exclusively but mainly during the summer season (June, July, August). Its dreamy beaches, crystal-clear waters, and rich history make it a paradise for travelers. However, to fully enjoy this island during the busiest months, it is necessary to take some precautions and follow some advice, which we will share with you below.

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Did you know that… Es Castell edition

Welcome to Es Castell! Join us as we uncover the historical charm and beauty of this picturesque village in Menorca. You'll be captivated by its 18th-century British and military legacy, as well as its iconic and traditional landmarks. Come along and discover the hidden gems of Es Castell with us!

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Second edition Portal Menorca 2023 Magazine - Summer edition

How time flies! It feels like it was just yesterday when we announced the publication of our real estate magazine for the year 2023, and already 6 months have passed. We have already left behind half a year of 2023. For this reason, and because properties have been selling at a good pace, we have updated the magazine and prepared a second edition with some new content.

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Did you know that… Sant Lluís edition

Today we return to introduce you to the only French-origin town on the island of Menorca. That's right, we're talking about the town of Sant Lluís. We hope that in the following lines, you will discover some curiosities that will help you fall in love with this magnificent town in the southeast of Menorca, just like we did. Its Origins, myths and legends, notable places, and much more. Join us!

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Discovering the British side of Minorca: architecture and much more

Menorca is an island located in the western Mediterranean that has a rich history and cultural heritage. For centuries, the island has been influenced by various cultures and civilizations, and one of the most notable is British domination. During the 18th and 19th centuries, the island was ruled by the British on two occasions, and this period had a significant impact on many aspects of local life, particularly on the island's architecture. Below, we will see some examples.

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Did you know that... Es Mercadal edition

If you're looking for a charming and history-filled destination in Menorca, the village of Es Mercadal is the perfect place for you. Located in the center of the island, this village offers a wide variety of attractions and curiosities that you can't miss. From its 18th-century church, the El Toro sanctuary, to its traditional festivals, Es Mercadal is a place full of history and tradition.

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Live here in Menorca, work anywhere

In an increasingly digitalized world, it is perfectly possible to make your home in Menorca while your work is elsewhere

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Did you know that… Alaior edition

The town of Alaior, located on the island of Menorca, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain. Despite its relatively small size, this town hides a great number of interesting curiosities that are unknown to many tourists. In this article, we present some of the most interesting curiosities of the town of Alaior.

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As life unfolds, home needs change

For some, buying a property is a one-time event, a transaction to acquire the home they will live for decades. For others instead, like David & Hillary, it's more fluid than that. Discover why!

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Did you know that… Mahón edition

Today we pick up the series of articles "Did you know that..." with curiosities about Menorca with which we hope you will enjoy and learn more about our island. Today it's time to discover more about Mahón. Read on to delve into the curiosities that the capital of the island hides.

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"Did you know that..." Ciutadella edition

Do you think you know everything about Menorca, its history, its people, or its culture? Do you think you know all the secrets or important events that have happened on the island? Well, with this series of articles that we start today, we are going to try to reveal curiosities about Menorca that perhaps you did not know about. Starting today with Ciutadella we are going to discover together some of its curiosities.

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New Portal Menorca magazine 2023

New Year, new real estate magazine of Portal Menorca. That's how it is! A little earlier than usual and we already have it ready and published for you to read and enjoy. Do not miss the careful selection of properties for sale and the articles on Menorca and lifestyle that we have prepared, with all the love in the world, for this edition. We hope you like them!

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Sant Antoni - Diada de Menorca: the origin of the festivity

Once Christmas is gone & January arrives in Menorca, the Diada del Poble de Menorca is celebrated again on the island, on the day of Sant Antoni, January 17. Do you want to discover the origin of this festival and thus learn a little more about the culture of our island?

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Do you know the beaches or urban coves of Ciutadella?

Ciutadella is one of the few municipalities in Menorca where you can find a beach or urban cove very close; a considerable distance, on foot, from the center of the town. Something that is very convenient if you stay within the urban center but you do not have a car to get to the most popular and well-known beaches in eastern Menorca. If this is your case, come with us to discover the beaches closest to the municipality of Ciutadella.

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Do you know the minimum requirements to apply for a tourist license in Menorca?

Properties that have a tourist license are undoubtedly a great attraction for the real estate buyer. Why? Because in addition to being able to use the home for your own use, you can rent it and get a return on it. Interesting, right? But for this, first, you must obtain a tourist rental license and you must meet a series of requirements. Let's see them!

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Live a Christmas in Menorca

December is a month full of magic, where the streets are filled with light and the sound of laughter from the little ones in the house. December is one of the most special months of the year because it is Christmas. In all parts of the world, the Christmas atmosphere is already breathed, come and discover how Christmas is lived in Menorca.

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Do you know the benefits of living in the countryside in Menorca?

Living in the countryside is the dream of many people. Waking up without setting up the alarm, only with the sounds of nature, with the tranquility and privacy of having hardly any neighbors in the vicinity, with clean air and immediate access to outdoor space. In short, living in the countryside can be a real privilege if you know how to take advantage of it. Do you want to know what are some of the main benefits or advantages of living in the countryside?

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5 Curiosities of Menorca and Menorcans

If you think of Menorca you always end up thinking of its people, the Menorcans, those people in love with their land to the core, who will always welcome you with a smile on their faces. Like any people, we Menorcans have some peculiarities or characteristics that make us different from the people you can find in another part of the world & today we are going to try to discover a few for you.

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Menorca, and the 29 islets that surround it

Menorca is surrounded by small islands and islets of different sizes and characteristics that enrich and give more character to the island, increasing its personality. Do you know how many they are and which ones are the most popular or well-known? Come with us to discover some of them.

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Where to enjoy the best sunsets in Menorca

You look at the clock and see how sunset time is timidly approaching. It is the ideal time to look for a place to enjoy that special moment while you relax reliving the most important moments of the day. Come, let's discover some of those places together.

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The Menorca of the Menorcans: Where they spend the summer

We are in July and for many, the summer holidays are approaching, the ideal time to enjoy second homes. When you think of a place to spend the summer, you usually look for quiet, almost magical places, so in this article, we are going to show you the places preferred by Menorcans to spend the summer, but shhh, don't tell anyone, they are a secret.

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5 essential activities if you visit Menorca this summer

When you think of Menorca in summer, the first thing that comes to mind is the sun and beach, right? Well, it turns out that the island is not just that, read on to discover 5 essential summer activities in Menorca.

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Finally, the patron saint festivities of Menorca 2022 are back

Summer is approaching by leaps and bounds and after these years of hiatus, due to the global pandemic, the patron saint festivities are finally back on our horizons. Starting with Sant Joan until the Fiestas de Gracia, we bring you a lot of curiosities about our festivities so that the wait until these special days becomes more enjoyable.

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Portal Menorca and Menorca Preservation Fund: a consolidated team

One more year, and now it's been 2, Portal Menorca strengthens and consolidates its partnership with Menorca Preservation Fund. This year we have managed to raise and donate 3.000€, through our "match funding" campaign, to help fund local environmental initiatives for the conservation of Menorca.

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Meet Michael Rahal - Open Chess Menorca 2022

A few days ago the international Open Chess tournament "Open Chess Menorca 2022" took place, which, from Portal Menorca, we had the pleasure of sponsoring. Today we bring you a brief but interesting interview with Michael Rahal, a prominent participant in the tournament.

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Menorca, European Region of Gastronomy

Menorca has a great gastronomic culture: from its award-winning cheeses, to traditional pastries through the production of gin. That is why this year Menorca has been named European Region of Gastronomy, discover everything that this entails in the following article.

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Made in Menorca — Eat Local

Forward-looking farmers, environmentally-minded investors, public administration, and environmental groups are working together to give local food a much-needed boost.

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