Cala Tortuga

Cala Tortuga, also known as Platja de Tortuga is the second beach on the southen side of the lighthouse Cap de Favàritx on the north eastern coast.

Cala Tortuga


Description: Cala Tortuga  is a medium sized unspoiled sandy beach which opens to a wide turquoise bay with Cala Presili and an excellent view of the lighthouse at Cap de Favàritx. Characterised by the variety of flat stones in shades of brown and grey at the back of the beach and the sand dunes and wild flowers behind it.

Perfect For: Escaping from the busier beaches of the island to perhaps the most beautiful beach on the eastern coast.

Access Level: Medium. From the car it’s a flat walk on the Camí de Cavalls or by boat.
Parking: Limited off road parking just before the lighthouse.
Bus: No.
Toilets: No.
Lifeguard: No.
Food & Drink: No.
Beach Rental: No.
Water Activities: No.
Boat Access: Yes from the sea to the beach only.
Rubbish & Recycling: No. Please take your rubbish with you.


Access 1 – By car and on foot. From the main road acrossMenorca you can head north from either Es Mercadal, Alaior or Maó to the secondary parallel road (Me-7) towards Favàritx. Follow the signage indicating Favàritx which will lead to the smaller road (Cf-1) which you follow to the end.  Find parking on the side of the road before the lighthouse. Keep an eye out on the right as you approach the lighthouse for the sign that indicates the ‘Camí de Cavalls’. Once parked follow this sign along the Camí de Cavalls’ track which there is a turn off before the end for Cala Presili. Straight on leads you to Cala Tortuga. Easy walking track, flat almost the whole way. Approximately 15 – 20 minutes.

Access 2  – Via the sea via boat, kayak or jet ski.

IMPORTANT:    Please help us maintain Menorca’s natural beauty  

Dispose of your rubbish, cigarette butts included! There are garbage and recycling bins in the car parks and every street. Reuse plastic bags to take your waste to the closest bin.
Take some beautiful photos…. but also take all your rubbish with you. GRACIAS!

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