A great island to visit for a relaxing break, packing a paddle is a good idea. Menorca is the second-largest island of the Balearics, and is very popular with visitors. With around 50 marvellous beaches to enjoy, as well as historical towns such Mahon to explore, the island is a great place to relax. The island has some especially good facilities for people who want an active stay in their Menorca villas. Horses have played a prominent role in the culture of the island for hundreds of years, and there are plenty of opportunities for visitors to explore Menorca on horseback. Coves and natural harbours on the island's coast also make it a great place for water sports enthusiasts. The only way to access some of the more isolated beaches is by kayak or canoe, while sailors and wind surfers will enjoy autumn's sea breezes.
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The island also loves to celebrate, and visitors to Menorca apartments can expect to enjoy fiestas throughout the summer from June until September. One stunning sight at many of these festivals is the jaleo. This is where specially trained horses perform and dance on their hind legs to brass band music in a superb display of equestrianism. The British era in the island's history is also commemorated at these events, with the drink Pomada. This is a mixture of gin and lemon juice. History enthusiasts can explore the prehistoric ruins and monuments which are dotted all over the island. People staying in Menorca holiday rentals close to Citudella will be able to visit the Nateta d’es Tudons, a rounded stone structure which dates back 3,000 years. Another kind of local monument are known as Taulas. These T-shaped structures are unique to Menorca, and their purpose is still unclear, though they could be religious structures aligned with constellations.
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A great view of the whole island can be obtained by climbing to the top of Monte Toro, located close to the village of Es Mercadal. From this 358-metre high peak, it is possible to see as afar away as Mallorca, as well as getting a great perspective on most of Menorca. Anyone staying in Menorca villa rentals might also want to visit the nearby chapel, dedicated to the Black Madonna, or Verge del Toro. With marvellous mild weather to complement its superb beaches and seascapes, Menorca is a great place to relax and recharge the batteries. One trip to Menorca holiday rentals does not seem enough to really appreciate what the island can offer.