What's the Weather Like in Menorca in June?
Is June Good Time To Go To Menorca?
This month is a great time to visit the island if you want to enjoy fantastic summer weather, but don't want to deal with the crowds that July and August attract.
How Hot Is Menorca In June?
In June, the average temperature in Menorca is 22ºC made up of highs of 26ºC in the warmest part of teh afternoon and lows of 18ºC during the night.
Hottest And Coldest Junes In Menorca
The coldest June day in Menorca which has ever been registered was in 1984 when temperatures as low as 10.2°C were recorded. On the other hand, the hottest June day was in June 1965, when 34.4°C was reached.
Does It Rain In Menorca In June?
Throughout June, the island is subject to an average of 16mm of rainfall which falls over an average of five days.
June Sunshine Hours In Menorca
Throughout the month, the island boasts an average of 13 hours of sunshine every day that's one hour more each day than in May. With so many sunshine hours to take advantage of, you'll have plenty of time to soak up the rays by the pool or at the beach.
Is The Sea Warm In Menorca In June?
If you do plan on hitting the beach during your holiday in Menorca, you'll be glad to hear that the average seawater temperature for the beaches in the resort in June is 21°C - perfect for all sorts of aquatic activities.
Is Menorca WIndy In June?
Menorca is known locally as The Windy Island because as you'd expect the conditions are fairly blustery throughout the year. In June, average wind speeds range between light to moderate breezes.
Menorca Hotels in June
Families and couples who want to stay close to the beach during their holiday in Menorca should consider staying at Hotel Santo Tomas. This complex is located just a stone's throw away from the coast, which means almost all the rooms come with fantastic sea views. Accommodation is available in the form of 85 spacious rooms, two of which are suitable for guests with disabilities. There is a wealth of services and amenities available onsite, including spa with Jacuzzi and sauna, beauty treatments, gym, swimming pools, solarium, bar-café and two restaurants.
Hotel Mediterrani is another top pick for holidaymakers looking for beachside accommodation. Found only 100 metres away from the beach, this complex is set in a friendly resort with a handful of bars, restaurants and shops.
When it comes to low-cost accommodation, it doesn't get much better than Hostal Jeni. Located in the centre of the island in Es Mercadal, this complex provides the ideal base for exploring wherever you want to go to. Guests can choose between single, double, junior, highroom and triple rooms, providing something for all budgets and group sizes. Onsite facilities and services are numerous and include gardens, Jacuzzi, sauna, heated swimming pool, meeting room, excursion booking and restaurant.
Menorca Beach for June
Water sport enthusiasts won't want to miss the chance to spend the day at the beach at Son Xoriguer. This bay is famous for its water sports which come in a variety of forms, including scuba diving, snorkelling, pedalo-hire, kayaking and wind surfing, to name but a few. If you prefer to take a more relaxed approach to a day at the beach, the fine white sands provide the ideal location for adults to soak up the sun whilst the children dig holes and build sandcastles. You'll find all the usual facilities and services available here, such as sun loungers, parasols and beach bars, as well as several grassy areas just behind which are perfect for enjoying a picnic on.
When it comes to picture-perfect beaches, it doesn't get much better than Arenal d'en Castell. This golden sandy cove forms an almost perfect semi-circular shape, lapped by calm, aquamarine waters which are just begging to be bathed in. The incredibly clarity of the water makes it not only ideal for swimming, but perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving, too.
Since Arenal d'en Castell is a popular family resort, there are loads of useful amenities and services available at this beach, including sun beds, shades and beachside bars, as well as plenty of hotels, shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants in the area.
If the weather's a bit blustery, try spending the day at Cala Blanca this small bay is protected by tall white cliffs topped with pine trees which block out most of the breeze, even on a very windy day. Here you'll find soft and fine white sands which gently give way to warm, clear waters, providing the ideal place for children to safely play and swim.
There are plenty of sun loungers and parasols to choose from if you've got some cash to spare, or you could always just lie your towel down on the sand if you haven't. There is a small selection of beachside bars and restaurants available for when you get hungry, as well as a handful of water sports to try if you get fed up of sunbathing.
Bars and Restaurants
Open from Tuesday to Sunday, Smoix is a must-visit during your holiday in Menorca. This small restaurant is tucked out of the way in Ciutadella and offers modern Mediterranean cuisine. Guests can choose to dine outside on the terrace or in the air-conditioned interior both are stylishly designed. The extensive menu features a wide variety of meat-based, seafood and vegetarian options which are divided between starters and mains. There is also a decent wine menu and wonderful collection of homemade desserts. If you're dining on a budget, check out the affordable menu of the day.
For something a bit closer to home, consider eating at The Smugglers. This Scottish-run bar-restaurant serves a popular selection of British dishes, all of which are served in generous portions, so make sure you arrive hungry! In addition to the food, the Smugglers is also known for its quiz and karaoke nights which are open for the whole family to join in with, as well as its well-stocked bar which is full of international and local beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks.
If you'd prefer something more local, don't hesitate to spend an evening at El Faro. This popular Spanish restaurant serves all kinds of authentic Menorcan dishes, with a top selection of traditional recipes passed down through the chefs' families, as well as modern-day dishes which the chefs themselves have created. If you're feeling hungry but don't want to break the bank, take a look at the affordable three course menu of the day which allows you to sample some of the restaurant's most popular dishes for a reasonable price.
Es Tast de na Silvia is another great choice for families and couples looking for some authentic Spanish cuisine. This restaurant boasts a huge menu with small aperitifs designed to awaken the appetite, individual starters, platters to share, fresh fish, meat-based mains and desserts, many of which are prepared onsite. There are loads of different wines to choose from, each of which is designed to complement different dishes on the menu. Be aware some items on the menu, mainly the Spanish tortilla and whole Menorcan black roasted pig, can only be enjoyed if they're ordered in advance.
Things to do in Menorca in June
Located in an old Franciscan convent dating back from the 17th, the Museo de Minorca is an excellent place to stave off the compromised weather if you're beset with a rainy day, while allowing you to delve into local history and the heritage of the Balearic Islands. With exhibits spread out across three levels, the range of artefacts and exhibitions date from the pre-historic era right through to the present day. Discover the Talayotic, Roman and Byzantine periods on the first level; the second floor covers the Moorish period to the 20th century, with an array of maps, paintings and artefacts to illustrate island life. The ground floor houses visiting exhibitions - check their website to see what's on during the time of your stay.
Water sport enthusiasts up for a bit of diving during their holiday in Menorca should check out Blue Islands Diving. This popular diving school is located on the beach at Cala Galdana and offers a variety of different courses to choose from, guaranteeing something for everyone. Whether you're interested in an open-water PADI course, a rescue diver course or a dive master course, Blue Islands Diving is sure to have just the thing. If you're not fully committed enough to sign up for the diving course, you can enjoy one of the diving school's snorkelling trips instead which are led by fully-qualified snorkelling guides. Don't worry if you haven't got the right stuff with you beachwear, swimwear, snorkelling equipment, flip flops, hats, sunglasses and souvenirs can all be purchased from the Blue Islands Diving onsite shop.
Menorca is packed full of fascinating architectural sites which are definitely worthy of a visit during your holiday. The Talayot village of Trepucó is one of the best and is found 2km away from Mao, close to Sant Lluis. This village was excavated in 1931 by an English archaeologist and today preserves a huge central talayot and a smaller one which is joined to a wall and various stone buildings which acted as control and defence towers, as well as a number of smaller residential houses. The site is completely free to enter, making it perfect for holidaymakers on a tight budget.
If you're looking at going on an excursion during your holiday in Menorca, why not sign up for a boat trip? You'll find loads of water sport kiosks along the coast offering a variety of boat trips, but if you want to book your place before you arrive on the island, you should check out Katayak. This company offers a fantastic half day catamaran trip which takes you to visit a number of the remote and unspoilt beaches of Menorca which can only be reached by boat. For the price of your ticket, you'll get the services of the captain and crew, unlimited drinks, local snacks and all the equipment you'll need to snorkel.
Far and Ride in Menorca offer fabulous riding routes all around the stunning countryside. The famous animal in Menorca is the Black Horse that once protected the coast line. You will see the majestic horses at festivals around Menorca and riding them is an experience anyone would enjoy. Far and Ride conveniently cater for all levels of rider. See the Mediterranean landscape of Menorca on horse back; pick a popular route that covers beaches, coves and woodland areas. Routes around Cami de Cavalls provide an insight into the culture of Menorca, therefore are highly recommended.