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Best beaches for visitors without car rental

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Best beaches for visitors without car rental

Any advice on which beaches would be easier for travellers who come without a car rental? Either by bus or taxi.

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1. Re: Best beaches for visitors without car rental

Need to know where you will be based to give you the right advice. Most bus journeys will probably start and culminate in either Ciutadella or Mahon. Transport between beaches is on foot or by taxi but you will have plenty of choices.

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2. Re: Best beaches for visitors without car rental

Most likely I will base in Ciutadella.

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By bus from Ciutadella your best bet is the summer route to La Vall ( Algaiarens) which takes you to the beach car park - it's still requires a good 10 minute walk to the main beach or 25 mins to the smaller next door beach of Es Bot - both are stunning North coast virgin beaches. You can also now catch a bus to Macarella (a south coast beach that's immensely popular) but you have to book your tickets online beforehand. Apart from that I'd guess a taxi will take you to a lot of them (not that I've ever tried). There's also a link (if you're not on a tablet) to bus services top=right of this page that shows routes - sorry I can't help more, I know a lot about the beaches in that area but only use a hire car so know very little about other means of getting around.

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I think ticketing machines are about to be installed for Macarella and you can of course buy tickets on the bus subject to availability and change your return time if you wish. Of course this is untested in the height of the season but so far it has been much quieter there but far busier at Galdana which I would avoid high season. From Ciutadella you may like the trip to Cala Blanca, only a small beach and not as pretty as La Vall but nonethelessworth a trip.

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5. Re: Best beaches for visitors without car rental

From Ciutadella there is also a bus to Son Saura which is a stunning south coast virgin beach. You could also take a very short bus ride to the resorts of Caleta and Santandria both of which have nice beaches.

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6. Re: Best beaches for visitors without car rental

There is (I think) a direct bus service from Ciutadella to Cala Galfana, and definitely one to Santo Tomas.

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7. Re: Best beaches for visitors without car rental

Sorry. Galdana not Galfana!

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8. Re: Best beaches for visitors without car rental

Is that the effects of the heatwave Malagarba or interference by the dreaded auto-correct :-)

Edited: 16 July 2018, 22:07
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9. Re: Best beaches for visitors without car rental

Just age-related dopeyness!

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