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Melia Cala Galdana, Cala Galdana

Urb Playa de Santa Galdana Ferrerias Cala Galdana 07750 - Map
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Melia Cala Galdana Overview

Melia Cala Galdana is located in the south of Menorca, in the municipality of Ferreries, and strategically located right on Cala Galdana beach. The fine sand, idyllic surroundings and superb climate 365 days a year have made Menorca one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean.

Recently remodelled with modern and tasteful interior design, Melia Cala Galdana offers its guests spectacular views of the natural beauty of the Balearic coastline. Live life to the full and enjoy superb cuisine in the hotel’s dining spaces, lounges and terraces where you can enjoy the refreshing sea breeze and the magnificent views of the crystal-clear waters and the beautiful sandy sea beds.

Guest rooms have elegant décor with tiled flooring and feature a satellite TV and a fully equipped bathroom.

Amongst its facilities, you can find a magnificent outdoor pool with terraces, a fully equipped mini gym, an elegant and relaxing SPA with sauna, hydromassage and massage services, a multi-sport court, a supermarket, unique dining spaces.

Please Note:

Check in: from 15:00hrs onwards
Check out: before 12:00am


Important Notice

From the 1st of July 2016 tourists staying overnight in the Balearic Islands will be charged an Eco-tax levied by the local government. This tax is not included in the price of your accommodation and will be charged upon arrival at your chosen holiday accommodation.

• The cost is between €0.50-€2.50 per person, per night for adults.
• Under 16s are exempt from the tax.
• Between November 1st - April 30th, there will be a 50 % discount.
• There is a 50% discount on the tax from the ninth day of your stay.


 Eco Tax conditions are set by the local government and are subject to change

Melia Cala Galdana Overview

Melia Cala Galdana is located in the south of Menorca, in the municipality of Ferreries, and strategically located right on Cala Galdana beach. The fine sand, idyllic surroundings and superb climate 365 days a year have made Menorca one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean.

Recently remodelled with modern and tasteful interior design, Melia Cala Galdana offers its guests spectacular views of the natural beauty of the Balearic coastline. Live life to the full and enjoy superb cuisine in the hotel’s dining spaces, lounges and terraces where you can enjoy the refreshing sea breeze and the magnificent views of the crystal-clear waters and the beautiful sandy sea beds.

Guest rooms have elegant décor with tiled flooring and feature a satellite TV and a fully equipped bathroom.

Amongst its facilities, you can find a magnificent outdoor pool with terraces, a fully equipped mini gym, an elegant and relaxing SPA with sauna, hydromassage and massage services, a multi-sport court, a supermarket, unique dining spaces.

Please Note:

Check in: from 15:00hrs onwards
Check out: before 12:00am


Important Notice

From the 1st of July 2016 tourists staying overnight in the Balearic Islands will be charged an Eco-tax levied by the local government. This tax is not included in the price of your accommodation and will be charged upon arrival at your chosen holiday accommodation.

• The cost is between €0.50-€2.50 per person, per night for adults.
• Under 16s are exempt from the tax.
• Between November 1st - April 30th, there will be a 50 % discount.
• There is a 50% discount on the tax from the ninth day of your stay.


 Eco Tax conditions are set by the local government and are subject to change


Our customers think this is great for...

96%

Close to the beach

65%

Family friendly

61%

Great service


Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Arcade/game room
  • ATM/banking
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beauty services
  • Billiards
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Breakfast service
  • Check-in time starts 15:00hrs
  • Check-out by 12:00AM
  • Children's club
  • Clubhouse
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Concierge services
  • Conference center
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free parking nearby
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Hair salon
  • Health club
  • Internet access - wireless
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage
  • Medical assistance available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of floors 6
  • Number of restaurants 3
  • One meeting/conference room
  • On-site car rental
  • Parking nearby
  • Pets not allowed
  • Photocopy machines
  • Piano
  • Pool table
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Room service
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Sauna
  • Shopping on site
  • Spa on site
  • Spa tub
  • Suitable for children
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Swimming pool - children's
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Swimming pool - outdoor seasonal
  • Television in lobby
  • Terrace
  • Total number of rooms 280
  • Tour assistance
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wireless (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub only
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bidet
  • Cable/satellite television channels
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs/infant beds available on request
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Hair dryer
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • In-room massage available
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access (complimentary)
  • Kitchenette
  • LCD television
  • Makeup/shaving mirror
  • Minibar
  • Mountain view
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Satellite television service
  • Sea view
  • Shower only
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Television
  • Wake-up calls

Customer Reviews

8/10 Great Based on 32 Customer Reviews

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10/10 Amazing

09 August 2015

Stunning location.

Hotel fantastic with stunning seaviews. Friendly staff. Rooms clean and modern. Excellent choice of food.

The best thing about my stay was...

Bar area overlooking the beach.
10/10 Amazing

28 June 2015

Increíble hotel

Muy buena estancia

The best thing about my stay was...

Las habitaciones
8/10 Great

06 November 2014

Location stunning, food poor

We had a lovely break here at the beginning of October. The staff and hotel were lovely. The big let down for me was the food. The selection was poor, and the quality was poor. I appreciate it was getting towards the end of the season but that's no excuse really. Having stayed in another hotel in the resort ( that pales in comparison on looks and location) I have got to say there food was far superior. It was not up to 4 star quality. And what little there was , was always tepid at best. We will certainly be visiting the resort again but unfortunately not this hotel.

The best thing about my stay was...

The stunning location and views over the bay
10/10 Amazing

09 September 2014

It doesn't get better than this

"It doesn't get better than this". The words my husband said when we were seated eating breakfast in the terrace restaurant. We found the food good and the views fantastic. Hotel is sparkling clean and the maids are very friendly. In fact we found all staff very welcoming. Would we return? Most certainly.

The best thing about my stay was...

Service, food and views
10/10 Amazing

03 July 2014

5 nights in June

second stay in hotel so didn't bother to upgrade room - economy one fine. Every bit as good as last stay - will probably go again.

The best thing about my stay was...

location, terrace dining
8/10 Great

03 July 2014

Wonderfull Holiday Again

Been coming to this hotel for over 20 yrs. and as previously we had a really great time . The staff were superb especially the lady who cleaned our room every day. The food in the indoor restaurant was great with plenty of choice even for the most discerning of eaters. The reception staff were very welcoming and attentive and nothing was too much trouble. Really looking forward to our next visit.

The best thing about my stay was...

All the staff and the choice of food.
8/10 Great

24 June 2014

Lovely relaxing week. Picture perfect.

Lovely beach front location. Perfect sea view. Marvellous food, plenty of choice every night. Would be difficult not to find something for all tastes. Evening entertainment excellent. 5 minute walk into centre. A couple of minor points that would improve the stay. Free Wifi would be useful although there is a sports bar in the centre that supplies this. Free safe would also be beneficial and I think should be provided in the cost. If you like to get out and about then the bus routes are extremely limited so a car is useful. However, lovely sandy beach and plenty of sunbeds means there is no need to stray far.

The best thing about my stay was...

Location on the beach.
8/10 Great

28 August 2013

High Standard Hotel, convenient for beach, good customer care

This is our third visit to the Hoel Sol Gavilanes. We like everything about the hotel. Our only criticism is that the entertainment is not great. the performers are all very good, but there is not proper music to accompany them and so it all feels slightly like karaoke. There is also no proper dance area and so if we wish to dance to live music, we have to walk over to the Audax Hotel which is a shame as we would prefer to patronise our own hotel for drinks etc.

10/10 Amazing

13 October 2012

The best as always

Our fifth stay and gets better. They have upgraded here and there. Food was just right with plenty of choice. The fresh fruit was excellent. Very nice staff as well. Highly recommennded.

The best thing about my stay was...

The view.
10/10 Amazing

15 September 2012

Relaxing Holiday.

We enjoyed our 10 day holiday at Sol Gavilanes Fabulous location,beautiful view of bay, lovely coastal path walks to other bays also good walk along the river to the Gorge. Lovely selection of good food every day.. Spotless rooms, beautifully kept Hotel, friendly helpful staff. Would love to return next year Many Thanks

The best thing about my stay was...

Beautiful Sea View
8/10 Great

11 September 2012

Very Good

Hotel clean and rooms were a good size. Quite a variety of foods in restaurant. Only thing that I didn't like was that water served at breakfast for tea was tepid and not boiling hot.

The best thing about my stay was...

Hotel right opposite beach. Crystal clear sea and lovely sand & safe for swimming.
10/10 Amazing

04 September 2012

Excellent!

Hotel has a lot of improvment's for the better.The food has improved more choice better quality.The beach is Beautiful. Will be going back!!'

The best thing about my stay was...

Beautiful location!!
8/10 Great

05 August 2012

very relaxing - clean, comfortable hotel with great views

Service was very efficient and the staff were always very helpful, albeit the restaurant staff can be slightly brusque at peak times. The family rooms (2 bedroom and 2 bathroom variant) were an excellent size and the amenities were comfortable. On the 7th floor it can be a bit noisy in the morning from about 6.30 as it is immediately below the restaurant floor. Fabulous location and overall really good value for money. The only real criticism would be that the pool area is too small for a hotel of this size and if your towel isn't down on one of the beds by 9 o'clock you've got no chance. It didn't bother us as we went to the beach but it could be an issue for people who prefer the pool.

The best thing about my stay was...

the views from the room and restaurant bar area
10/10 Amazing

30 July 2012

Paradise

The Hotel was fantastic, the staff were courteous and helpful. The food was excellent and varied. Would definetly go back. The view from the room was breathtaking.

The best thing about my stay was...

The view and the beach.
10/10 Amazing

27 May 2012

Stunning!!

We booked a short stay with son and daughter in law for three nights. The hotel is beautiful, the views stunning. The rooms aren't very big, as stated in some of the reviews, but who spends much time in there anyway? They are spotlessly clean, the whole hotel is. The staff are pleasant, not overly friendly like some hotels we have been, ready for laugh, but pleasant enough. Service at the bars is very slow, but then the whole way of life here is!! Beach is beautiful, not much for children just the sea and sand, but then that's all some little ones want. If you are looking for a nice quiet getaway....then this is the place. We will be back!!

The best thing about my stay was...

The location of the hotel, right on the beach.
6/10 Good

03 January 2012

Disappointing to say the least

Having tried unsuccessfully for six years to book this hotel for our annual trip to Menorca which coincided with the dates we usually travel I booked a year in advance and was lucky enough to book a family room (my family - 2 Adults & 2 children (13 and 5). We arrived at the hotel mid afternoon, the sun was shining and Galdana looked amazing as always. We booked in with a very nice man who was very pleasant and helpful. We then went to our room. I don't think I could describe the disappointment but on a scale of 1 to 10 our disappointment level would definitely have been 9. The photos used in the holiday brochure and indeed on line were definitely taken with wide angle lens and made the room look so much bigger that it actually was. The door would only open half way as the children's beds were in what can only be described as a hallway. Certainly not a bedroom. The bathroom was also tiny. I went from being on top of the world at the beginning of our holiday to completely dumb-founded. I have never felt disappointment like it. Apart from all that the food was lovely and the staff were very friendly but this is not a hotel I would rush back to again. The location is of course superb and I think this is the reason people keep going back. The entertainment was also adequate.

The best thing about my stay was...

The beach
8/10 Great

18 November 2011

Lovely place and great hotel

This must be the perfect setting for any hotel with a view right onto the gorgeous bay. We took my Mum there as she had visited it 14 years in a row with my Dad and wanted to return there for the memories. The rooms were very comfortable with a great view over the sea - get a high floor so you can see through the trees though, but low enough so you aren't disturbed by the roof terrace restaurant/bar/entertainment - would recommend floor 5. Walls were a bit thin though so take earplugs for the neighbours. Air conditioning was fab tho and the least noisy I've ever known, also had a big ceiling fan over the bed. Housekeeping was excellent - every day with towel art animals left for us! We stayed half-board but if I was to go back it would be on a b& b basis. The evening food wasn't served in the way you would expect in a 4* hotel - more like school dinners and was repetitive apart from the specials. The staff were all great - especially to my Mum, who they all greeted like a long lost relative! - and it was a lovely hotel in all. Just wouldn't go for the evening meals given the choice. There was nightly entertainment in the roof terrace restaurant - some good, some terrible but that's what you get in the hotel circuit.

The best thing about my stay was...

The view!
10/10 Amazing

18 November 2011

fantastic location friendly helpful staff

parking is now charged at 1euro a day

The best thing about my stay was...

the location right on the beach
8/10 Great

19 October 2011

A Great time - No complaints

We stayed in this hotel in October 2011. We have stayed in the resort a few times in private Villas and wanted to try the hotel. Like with other Sol hotels everything is generally quite good. The rooms are clean if a little dated. The communal areas have been recently refurbished and are very nice. Food is well cooked and presented but can get repetetive over a week. Some staff, especially restaurant staff, can be a bit moody but I imagine I would be after a season of dealing with holiday makers. The resort is beautiful but quiet. Its great for couples and young families who want a quiet time. There are a few bars and restaurants but dont expect a wild night

The best thing about my stay was...

Excellent beach
10/10 Amazing

06 October 2011

Very relaxing!

The hotel is great, the view is fantastic! Frontal sea view is a good choice! The food is good, not perfect but very aceptable. The night shows are great, Mickael Jackson´s tribute, Dancing in the street, Elvis, Bossa Nova... I went in the first days of October and the weather was perfect! (i´m sorry for my english, i´m portuguese)

The best thing about my stay was...

The hotel location

Additional information

The Melia Cala Galdana was previously known as Sol Gavilanes.

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