The practice of all types of sport if very typical in Menorca. Sailing can be done in the Ports of Mahón and Ciutadella; Windsurfing in Fornells and Son Xoriguer and scuba diving, water skiing and canoeing can be done all over the island.
Given the quality of the natural enviroment outdoor sports such as hiking, mountain biking or equestrian sports together with the more traditional golf or camping are very popular. Menorca also offers the opportunity to do hang gliding, go-karting or take a trip in a light aircraft.
The island also offers a multitude of opportunities for a relaxing holiday and to be as one with nature.
Equestrian sport can be enjoyed all over the island at various stables; particularly in Mahón, Ferreries and Ciutadella. Excursions on horseback are a maravellous way to combine the natural beauty of the island with the enjoyment of horse riding. The fans of equestrian sports can also enjoy the "trotting" races in the hippodromes of mahón and Ciutadella.
Biking can be enjoyed on many number of the country roads and there are also guided excursions. Also there are specific routes for hiking in order that you may enjoy the large array of bird life in its natural habitat. It must be said the many hikers find Menorca to be their ideal place to practice this sport particulary the route "Cami de Cavalls" which takes in the whole coastline of the island-
It is prohibited to camp in the Natural areas os Special Interest.
Cricket can be played in Sant LLuis.
Due to the large number of natural caves both on the coastline and further inshore there are apportunities for potholing. For golf lovers, Menorca has a 9-hole golf course in Son Parc on the northern coast.
Shopping is very attractive in Menorca, particularly with regards to the leather industry, i.e. shoes, jackets, handbags, ...etc.
Food is of great interest in Menorca; cheeses, cold meats, sweets and particulary restaurants such as SA PAÏSSA in order to fully enjoy the Mediterranean ingredients.