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Menorca Coastline - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

Panorama taken from a rocky headland between Cala des Talajer and Cala en Turqueta on Menorca. The picture shows a jagged and rugged coastline with clear views over the sea.

Menorca Coastline - FURTHER INFORMATION

Menorca Coastline - Menorca visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Menorca Coastline' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Balearic Islands.

The coastline on the Southern side of Menorca is peppered with small sandy beaches set into coves, or calas. These punctuate rocky headlands that separate the beaches. Sometimes the beaches of the calas are set far back in deep coves which provides a great deal of protection from the open sea. This also provides dramatic borders to the beach.

As can be seen in this picture, taken on a headland between Cala des Talajer and Cala en Turqueta, the terrain can be barren and rocky, shaped and sculpted by the waves. Needles of rock stretch out into the sea to form beachless and rocky coves, as devoid of tourists as they are of plants. On clear days the views here stretch as far as Mallorca.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

Walk: From either Cala des Talajer and Cala en Turqueta. Please see those locations for driving instructions, the beaches are about 12km south of Ciutadella.



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