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Menorca may not be the liveliest, loudest or most intense Balearic Island, but that is its main attraction. For people who prefer low-key nightlife, quiet days lazing around the beach and nice family friendly restaurants with not a lager lout in sight, this is the perfect place for you.

Boasting over 100 beaches in total, each just waiting to be explored. >From long clean stretches of crisp, golden sands to hidden, secluded bays just itching to be found. The soft white sands make it hard to stay away as the clear, blue waters attempt to entice you in for a dip. With blue flag beaches making it safe for the kids, you can relax and unwind while the kids entertain themselves with a bucket and spade. If however, you're feeling a little more energetic, there are plenty of watersports on offer for you to try your hand at.

Lying along the west coast is the largest resort, Cala'n Forcat. After merging with neighbouring resorts Cala'n Blanes and Los Delfines, it is now the most developed resort and is hugely popular with young couples and families. Offering picturesque villages, untouched beaches and rugged shorelines, its rocky inlets are superb for snorkelling and diving. With a whole host of bars and restaurants serving culinary delights from around the world, its speciality is its fresh fish restaurants. Whether you want to lie on this wide, white sandy beach or partake in some white-knuckle watersports, there is something for every family in this beautiful resort and a fantastic day out can be had at the amazing aqua park.

If you prefer things even quieter and more relaxing, head to the stunning resort of Arenal d'en Castell. Most of your daily activities will centre around the famous horseshoe-shaped sandy bay. With shallow, clear waters welcoming you in, this stunning resort is lined with pine woodland making it a secluded haven for relaxing and indulging. If you and the little ones are looking to get out and about for the day, you'll find a mini train service provided which will take you around the resort, the kids will love a trip on this! With very low-key nightlife, you can keep your evenings as simple as your daytime with a nice bottle of red and a relaxing atmosphere in one of the traditional restaurants provided.

Last but not least, another popular option for your cheap Menorca holidays is the pretty resort of Cala Galdana. Known for having one of the most beautiful coves in the western Mediterranean, it is surrounded by high cliffs and pine trees secluding you into this beautiful destination. Due to its seclusion, this sun trap not only offers blistering hot sun but some much needed, midday shade too. With its wide sandy beach and warm, sparkling seas, you can laze your days away in this stunning haven. Evenings are centred around a good meal and fine wine, for those staying in a larger hotel, family entertainment along with live music is usually provided.

For a relaxing, family orientated, fun-filled holiday, Menorca has it all to offer and comes at a great price. Many holidaymakers prefer the self-catering option as there are so many apartments and villas out there to rent. Search the net, watch the flights and book you and your family cheap Menorca holidays, enjoy the watersports, visit surrounding resorts and let the kids loose on these beautiful beaches.