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Our Company

For 25 years, Bartle Holidays have been providing quality villas, apartments and country houses together with an expert, individual service to its clients. Our specialisation and in-depth knowledge of the island and our properties has meant that we have grown to one of the largest independent tour operators in Menorca and the majority of our clients travel with us year after year and recommend us to others. Some of our properties are simple villas for affordable family getaways, others luxurious rural retreats, so whatever your budget or personal taste, we strive to offer you the right choice by taking time to find out your needs and preferences for the perfect holiday on this beautiful island.

Your Financial Security -

The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 for Bartle Holidays, and in the event of their insolvency, protection is provided for the following:-

  1. non-flight packages commencing in and returning to the UK;
  2. non-flight packages commencing and returning to a country other than the UK; and
  3. flight inclusive packages that commence outside of the UK, which are sold to customers outside of the UK

1,2 and 3 provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled.  1 and 3 provides for repatriation.  Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with Bartle Holidays.

Why Menorca?

Picturesque coastline - Over 100 intimate coves, secluded inlets, sheltered harbours, beaches of golden sand and translucent water - wake up to the delight of a glorious sea view from one of our resort villas.

Sporting activities - Tennis, golf, horse riding, cricket and water sports including scuba diving, water skiing, windsurfing and boating and an abundance of beaches, rocky coves and gently shelving water for snorkelling and swimming.

Inland - Quiet country lanes pass through sleepy whitewashed villages along a patchwork of dry stone walls and gently rolling countryside - find a peaceful spot to stay in on of our 'Authentic Retreats' country houses and rural farmhouses.

Culture - Menorca has a rich cultural heritage and is full of historical monuments dating back to the Bronze Age.  There are more than 1,000 traces of previous cultures including prehistoric, Roman, early Christian and Arabic.

Towns - The capital, Mahon, with its mixture of narrow cobbled streets and Georgian architecture is an interesting town built around one of the world's largest and finest natural inland harbours.  Ciutadella, at the opposite end of the island, offers a contrast retaining much of the Moorish influence.  It has an attractive port surrounded by narrow arcaded streets.

Shopping - Known for its leather goods, jewellery, cheese and local gin!  You can visit the gin factory in Mahon offering tours and tastings.  It is worth looking out for local markets too.

Cuisine - The freshly caught fish and shellfish are delicious and you must try the Mahon cheese.  Enticing waterside restaurants at Mahon harbour and Ciutadella can be a gourmet's delight.  Generally, children are welcome everywhere and there is enough variety of dishes to suit everyone's tastes.

Entertainment - is for the family.  Hotels, clubs and bars will offer occasional shows and live music in the high season.  There are a few discos and lively bars for the young and young at heart.

Fiestas - These are spectacular!  You can see magnificent Menorcan horses with riders wearing traditional black and white costumes, reliving a ritual that goes back to the 16th century.