Talayotic Menorca: Son Catlar

Bonnin Sansó
November 26, 2018
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This month we launch a new section in our blog – proposing to visit the most outstanding prehistoric monuments of Menorca which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage list. A trip to the origins of the human race whose treasures Menorca has the privilege of […]

30 years ago…..

Bonnin Sansó
November 23, 2018
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There was talk of creating an eighth Menorcan municipality – Es Migjorn Gran and which became a reality on 9 July 1989.  The process to achieve the independence of Es Mercadal had begun ten years earlier. Starting with the municipal elections of 1979 that talked […]

Mandatory Visit – Artisan Centre of Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
November 16, 2018
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The Artisan Centre of Menorca is the first space dedicated to local crafts, opened in the Balearic Islands six years ago in the municipality of Es Mercadal. Located in an old building that was once a military barracks, occupying more than 600 meters and over two […]

We open a new office in Sant Lluís

Bonnin Sansó
November 12, 2018
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Since last September we have a new office in the municipality of Sant Lluís. We are especially thrilled as this opening coincides with our thirtieth anniversary and also because in recent months Sant Lluis has become one of Menorca’s most popular places to live. Located […]

The most visited house in September

Bonnin Sansó
November 9, 2018
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The most visited house with a record number of visits in a single month (more than 1500) is a small house in Cala Canutells.  A jewel touching the sea – a perfect place to enjoy the summer. The property, with its own parking space, is […]

Menorca, 25 years Biosphere Reserve

Bonnin Sansó
October 24, 2018
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2018 and Menorca celebrates the 25thanniversary of its declaration before UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve. It is more than two decades since the 7thOctober 1993 when Menorca was rewarded for its perfect territorial balance between the coexistence of economic activities, the conservation of natural reserves and […]

150 Views of Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
October 9, 2018
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At the end of the photo contest organised by Bonnin Sanso for pictures for a calendar supporting three Menorcan charities, we would like to thank everyone who entered and to congratulate the winners.  We received more than 150 photographs and the jury selected twelve to illustrate […]

The most visited houses in August

Bonnin Sansó
October 4, 2018
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This month we have, not one, but two houses as the most visited. In August there was almost a draw in the number of visits to two properties, both were visited during the month almost 700 times. Both are properties overlooking the Port of Mahón, […]

Salt pools – the best solution

Bonnin Sansó
September 20, 2018
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At last swimming pools have stopped smelling of chlorine, causing stinging to the skin and irritation to the eyes.  Thanks to the new easy-to-maintain salt chlorination systems, we have now entered a much cleaner and greener era – swimming pools without the need for chemicals. […]

What is the Certificate of Occupancy?

Bonnin Sansó
September 11, 2018
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Today we would like to talk about the Certificate of Occupancy, the administrative document that proves that a home meets the minimum conditions of occupancy provided by current regulations and qualifies it as suitable to be used as a residence for letting.  We spoke with […]

Birthday party celebrating three decades of leadership

Bonnin Sansó
September 3, 2018
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Bonnin Sanso celebrated its 30th anniversary surrounded by friends in the gardens of Alcaufar Vell and announced a new office opening in Sant Lluís. More than 200 people joined Bonnin Sanso’s 30thanniversary celebration party last Saturday, held in the gardens of Alcaufar Vell. This was […]

The most viewed at property inJune

Bonnin Sansó
August 29, 2018
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The most viewed house this June has been an impressive ground floor apartment renovated with great taste whilst preserving its originality and character.  It is located in the centre of Mahon with a total area of 150 m2 and has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a […]

Beaches off the beaten track

Bonnin Sansó
August 27, 2018
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Menorca is much more than Macarella, Macarelleta and Turqueta. We are obsessed with wanting to visit the more well-known beaches of the island but there are other beaches we should visit which are not so busy. That is why we have chosen from Discovery Menorca, three […]

A recipe for the fiestas of Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
August 23, 2018
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The “Coca bamba” is a typical pudding eaten during the fiestas and shared with family and friends.  It can be served with either hot or cold chocolate, depending on taste and usually comes without the usual fillings of either cream or jam.  It is easy […]

A must-see Festival

Bonnin Sansó
August 20, 2018
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In its seventh year the Live Rock Festival of Menorca is here – a summer date with music, arts, theatre and dance consolidating the diverse cultures that flood the island in July and August. This is a festival not to be missed with its diverse […]

When the french occupied Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
July 17, 2018
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There were only seven years of French occupation between April 1756 and February 1763 but, without a doubt, the Gallic influence in Menorca left a deep imprint and San Luis was named in honour of King Luis XV. We can learn so much of the history […]

The red gold of Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
July 9, 2018
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In haute cuisine it is known as red gold because it’s average price is around 15 euros a gram and if we wanted to buy a kilo we would have to pay 12,000 euros. Today we want to focus our attention on the red saffron […]

30 years ago…

Bonnin Sansó
July 6, 2018
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It was discovered that the rissagas of Ciutadella came from Algeria. In 1988 Diario Menorca reported that the Meteorological Centre in Palma had discovered that the rissagas or tidal waves affecting the port of Ciutadella originated in Algeria. Four years previously there had been a […]

Direct flights arriving this summer

Bonnin Sansó
July 3, 2018
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This season up to 80 European airports will connect to Menorca with 92 routes – 21 National and 71 International.  This summer our island re-opens to the world! National Flights: Alicante, Oviedo, Barcelona, Bilbao, Ibiza, Granada, Leon, Lleida, Madrid, Malaga, Palma, Pamplona, Reus, Salamanca, Santander, […]

By bus to Macarella

Bonnin Sansó
July 1, 2018
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One of the star beaches of Menorca is undoubtedly Macarella on the South of the island.  Its idyllic image of white sand and crystal clear sea has meant thousands of tourists visiting every year.  This pilgrimage has had a devastating affect on the access road […]