Mahón travel guide

Mahón Tourism | Mahón Guide

You're Going to Love Mahón

With a population of 29.125, Mahón is a must-see destination in Balearic Islands, Spain. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Mahón has to offer.

When to visit Mahón

Mahón in October
Estimated hotel price
£51
1 night at 3-star hotel
Mahón in October
Estimated hotel price
£51
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Mahón

Plane

When flying to Mahón, you’ll arrive at Menorca Airport (MAH), which is located 5 km from the city centre. Airlines that fly from the United Kingdom to Mahón include British Airways, Iberia and easyJet. The shortest flight to Mahón from the United Kingdom departs from Manchester and takes around 2h 35m.

Car

Another option to get to Mahón is to pick up a car hire from Palma de Mallorca, which is about 143 km from Mahón. You’ll find branches of Goldcar Rental SP and Record Go, among others, in Palma de Mallorca.

Plane

When flying to Mahón, you’ll arrive at Menorca Airport (MAH), which is located 5 km from the city centre. Airlines that fly from the United Kingdom to Mahón include British Airways, Iberia and easyJet. The shortest flight to Mahón from the United Kingdom departs from Manchester and takes around 2h 35m.

Car

Another option to get to Mahón is to pick up a car hire from Palma de Mallorca, which is about 143 km from Mahón. You’ll find branches of Goldcar Rental SP and Record Go, among others, in Palma de Mallorca.

Airports near Mahón

Airlines serving Mahón

Lufthansa
Good (4,692 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,558 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (487 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,595 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,454 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,180 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (832 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (721 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (970 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (332 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (980 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,439 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (194 reviews)
Royal Air Maroc
Good (306 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,422 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (236 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,789 reviews)
Vueling
Good (811 reviews)
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Where to stay in Mahón

Average rates range from around £96 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £182 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hostal La Isla and Hostal Jume - Urban Rooms.

Where to stay in popular areas of Mahón

Most booked hotels in Mahón

Artiem Capri
4 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
£107+
Calallonga Hotel Menorca
4 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
£106+
Artiem Carlos - Adults Only
4 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
£93+
Royal Son Bou Family Club
4 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
£165+
Hostal La Isla
1 star
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£86+
Catalonia Mirador des Port
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£108+

Hiring a car in Mahón

Hiring a car in Mahón costs £23 per day, on average, or £92 if you want to hire it for 4 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 2% cheaper than airport locations in Mahón.

Expect to pay £1.41 per litre in Mahón (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £16.90 and £22.53. The most frequently booked car type in Mahón is Intermediate (Volkswagen T-Cross or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Hyundai i10 or similar) is, on average, 57% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Mahón costs £23 per day, on average, or £92 if you want to hire it for 4 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 2% cheaper than airport locations in Mahón.

Expect to pay £1.41 per litre in Mahón (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £16.90 and £22.53. The most frequently booked car type in Mahón is Intermediate (Volkswagen T-Cross or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Hyundai i10 or similar) is, on average, 57% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.