Car hire at Menorca Airport
Car hire at Menorca Airport
Menorca Airport (MAH) - sometimes known as Mahon Airport - serves the Balearic Island that is known as Menorca or Minorca. It is situated just 4.5km southwest of Mahon, which is the island’s capital. It is the only airport on Menorca, and is mainly used by tourists.
What I need to know
Holidaymakers can pick from four Menorca Airport car hire suppliers. Using the Holiday Autos site will help you to compare car hire to find the best vehicle for your trip - and at the best price. There are no credit card fees and the customer support team are on hand to help.
Where to pick up my car
Menorca Airport car rental offices are conveniently located on Floor 0 of Menorca Airport, and are easy to find. However, most of the agencies shut at night from from around 10pm, so it’s important to time your flight right if you want to rent a car.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
When holidaying on an island like Menorca where public transport is lacking, hiring a car will really help you to explore the island. Whether you want to check out some beaches, enjoy the attractions of Mahon or Ciutadella, or partake in some outdoor activities like cycling or golf, having your own set of wheels will enable you to see different parts of the island.
Nearby Menorca Airport
The airport is within the city limits of both the capital Mahon and the old town of Ciutadella, giving passengers easy access to two of the island’s major attractions. The wonderful thing about staying on an island is you can get anywhere within one hour’s drive, including s'Albufera des Grau Natural Park - a stunning natural attraction.
Eating and drinking
Menorca unsurprisingly has a fantastic seafood scene, with squid, prawns, mullet, mussels and sea bass being favourites on the island. Visitors should not miss out on a taste of Menorca’s signature dish caldereta de llagosta - a lobster stew. Menorca also produces the famous Mahon Cheese, and enjoy a glass of Gin Xoriguer, from the island’s distillery that was originally set up to meet demand from British sailors.
Things to do
Many people visiting Menorca will have chosen the destination for its array of beautiful 46 sandy beaches on which to enjoy the sunshine. Many of the beaches feature restaurants and lifeguards. There are also plenty of activities on the beaches such as windsurfing, fishing and sailing.
Both Mahon and Ciutadella feature beautiful architecture, making a wander round these destinations must-do for sightseers. Other highlights include Ciutadella de Menorca Cathedral, Colom Island, the Castle of Santa Agueda and El Toro.