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Playa de Son Bou, Alaior

(4.3/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
A 3-km (1.86-mi) stretch of golden sand, Playa de Son Bou qualifies as the longest beach on Menorca. Rent a lounge chair to relax in between swims in the calm, clear water. Pull up at one of the small bars for a refreshment. At one end of the beach, discover the ruins of a 5th-century church, the Basilica Paleocristiana de Son Bou. Nudists mix with clothed beachgoers here, but behavior remains appropriate. Work out when and for how long to visit Playa de Son Bou and other Alaior attractions using our handy Alaior trip itinerary maker.
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  • A lovely place to visit stretching for miles backed by the Sand Dune Reserves and in the evening from where to watch the Sunset sinking into the sea 
  • In peak season this nice beach with white sand and turquoise clear water is very visited; this beach is wild , protected and alway calm sea; each beach one is unique and living postcards. 
  • The slope, rolling waves, and debris was a good play as children in the beach. The depth range of sea otters and even your snorkeling experience. It's just a piece of coral, so children would be put on water shoes, sunny, strong sun cream and sunglasses, beach umbrella (rental available) is required!!
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