The small resort of Punta Prima is situated in the far south-eastern corner of the island of Menorca. This is often considered to be the most ‘classy’ of all the Spanish Balearic islands. Your holidays in Punta Prima will be spent in a part of Menorca that is well-known to be quite, even by Menorcan standards, but nevertheless it will still offer you plenty of opportunities to indulge in some great activities and sightseeing excursions.
One of the biggest draws for people taking their holidays in Punta Prima is the long and sandy beach that can be found here. This is perfect for a whole host of water sports. If you are a keen swimmer, do take care to make note of the red warning flags that may be seen in certain areas: be sure to respect these as there can be some strong undercurrents on this part of the Menorcan coast. Other popular water sports include sailing, wind surfing and jet skiing. The area is also perfect for more land-based activities such as golf, tennis, horse riding, cycling and nature walking. There are even a few good bowling greens available very close to the resort of Punta Prima.
There are so many attractions and places to visit on your holidays in Punta Prima, the problem may actually be deciding what to fit in to your time in the area. There are some aerial tours of the island of Menorca available at the Real Aeroclub which is found in nearby San Luis. If the resort of Punta Prima is proving to be a little too relaxed and laidback for you, head for S’Algar which is much larger and offers plenty of facilities for the tourist. Of course, most people enjoying their holidays on Menorca are tempted to venture to the capital, Mahon, at some time or another. This is certainly well worth at least a day’s worth of exploration and most visitors to the city are quite overwhelmed by the abundant history and culture that is in evidence here.
The climate of Menorca, and the Balearics as a whole, really is a treat for the tourists to this part of Spain. With a typical Mediterranean climate, your holidays in Punta Prima will be mild all year round. The coolest average maximum temperatures will be during the months of December, January and February and are around 14 to 15 degrees Celsius. August is the hottest, at 29 degrees Celsius. The average annual rainfall for this area is around 21 inches.
The nearest airport for your holidays in Punta Prima is situated only 10km distance away - Mahon Airport (MAH). There are numerous airlines offering flights to this popular airport and these include easyJet, BMI Baby, Flybe, Thomson Airways and Thomas Cook Airways. From UK airports such as Southampton (SOU), Newcastle(NCL), Manchester (MAN), East Midlands (EMA) and London Gatwick (LGW).