Cala Pregonda is situated at 10 kilometres from es Mercadal, located between Platja de Binimel.là and Cap de s'Alairó. In front of its coast you can see Illot and Esculls de Pregonda (habitat of the rare seagull Audouin).
This beach is considered to be one of the most beautiful and less frequented beaches of the abrupt northern Menorca. It is nearly virgin, quiet and it has a low influx of local visitors and tourists, it is the result of a sea inlet which is the origin of a u-shaped bay, which includes an interesting system of dunes at the rear. These dunes have been formed parallel to the orientation of the wind in this area. the size of this coastal corner is not very big (170 metres long). There is a hill in the east and some cliffs in the west, which belong to the Àrea Natural d'Especial Interès of the northern coast of Menorca in the surroundings.
The marine and underwater conditions for anchoring boats are good if you are careful, the beach is closed by some small islands in the north, with a dangerous strait, and it is very open to the winds from the north. Nevertheless, it has a sandy ground at a depth of about three metres, and turquoise crystal clear water.
The accessibility is rather complicated. You can only reach it going along the coast from Platja de Binimel.là. The visitor has to walk about 20 minutes on a stone and mud trail.
When the beach has a lifeguard service, you must follow the lifeguards? instructions and the warnings on flags. A red flag indicates dangerous swimming conditions and means that swimming is not permitted. A yellow flag indicates that precaution must be taken, but that swimming is permitted. A green flag indicates that swimming is permitted. An orange flag is used to indicate that the lifeguard is absent. Act cautiously when no lifeguard is present or the service is not available and enjoy the beach without taking any unnecessary risks.
For health and safety reasons, the municipal ordinances ban pets on beaches.
Information about this beach may change. To confirm the data or consult changes or new features, please contact the municipal tourism office below:
Tourist Information - Es Mercadal
General information on the island:
Tourist Information - Menorca