Sa Platjola

The beach of Sa Platjola is a tiny cove located inside the port of Maò next to the grandiose Fortress of La Mola. Just in front of sa Platjola you can see the walls of the Lazaretto of Maò.

Sa Platjola isn’t usually very crowded, even during summer. The beach is very quiet and shallow, and usually has quite posidonia all over the seabed, which makes the feeling when walking in thw water somewhat unpleasant (if you don’t like to step on this plants).

In front of Sa Platjola and En Miou there are dozens of boats anchored, as this small “bay” is very protected from the winds and adverse conditions of the sea.

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Getting to Menorca by Plane

The plane is the fastest way to get to Menorca, especially if you come from places far from the Mediterranean coast. The big drawback of getting by plane to the island is transportation. It should be borne in mind that getting around Menorca on foot is practically impossible, and public transport is also not the best option. So if you come by plane it is advisable to rent a car.

Logically, there are different companies that are dedicated to car rental in Menorca, but not enough to meet the needs in high season. The summer of 2009 has been chaotic in this regard, and it was impossible to get a rental car if a reservation had not been made in advance.

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Es Grau to Far de Favàritx – Section 2 of the Camí de Cavalls

The itinerary 2 of the Camí de Cavalls Guide covers the stage between EsGrau and the fantastic Far de Favàritx. This tour can be done both on mountain bike and on foot. In case of doing it by bike, it must be borne in mind that it is a route with some complicated sections, some of them passing by the beach, and it is quite likely that you will have to get off the bike.

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Favàritx Lighthouse

Isolated from civilization and in the midst of s’Albufera des Grau we find the Cape of Favàritx. The Cape of Favàritx is located in the Tramontana area of the island (the northern area) and is geologically very ancient, specifically from the primary era, also known as Paleozoic.

In the same cape of Favaritx we can find the Favaritx Lighthouse. The Lighthouse of Favaritx is surrounded by low cliffs of black and grayish slate, forming a style that many define as lunar or even infernal. When you head towards the lighthouse you will have the feeling that you are in another island, that it is not Menorca at all.

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