Vista Picas Apartments  

The Vista Picas Apartments make a great holiday base, with a huge pool and a location that puts you in easy reach of the beach and town centre.

With whitewashed walls and terracotta roofs, these apartments have a quintessentially Menorcan look. They’re arranged in a crescent overlooking a big, figure-of-8-shaped pool. Loungers and thatched parasols are set out around a roomy sun terrace, and there’s a separate half-moon pool for little ones. At one end there’s a palm-dotted lawn, where you’ll find a shaded snack bar.

The apartments themselves are simply styled, with cool tiled floors and chunky pine furniture. Each one has a small kitchenette – there’s a supermarket over the road for picking up supplies – and a balcony or terrace.

As for the location, you’re in a great spot. The bars and restaurants in the centre of Cala’n Blanes are just a few minutes’ walk away, and you’re a 10-minute stroll from a couple of sandy coves. There’s also a bus stop nearby where you can catch regular services to Ciudadela – the journey takes about 20 minutes.

TripAdvisor rating

Based on 125 reviews

  • Official Rating   
    3 Keys


Unbeatable value holidays

  • Wide range of destinations
  • Opt-in extras like transfers
  • Fantastic value for money

Find out more about Skytours »

Food & Drink

Self Catering

Bed and Breakfast

Buffet breakfast.

Dining options Breakfast Lunch Evening meal Drinks Snacks, Icecream
Half Board

Buffet breakfast and dinner.   

Facilities ► View all

Outdoor pool

With a children's section of the pool.

Kids' pool

Kids get their own section of the main pool, with easy-access steps leading into the water.

Snack bar*

Offering snacks and drinks, with satellite TV.

Rooms► View all

1 bedroom apartment

1 bedroom apartment sleeps up to 4. There is also a mini-oven, 4 rings and fridge.

TripAdvisor Reviews Show more reviews »

Amazing holiday, fantastic apartments!

Recently came back from a holiday at the Vista Picas apartments and had an amazing time! The apartments were lovely and spacious and had everything we needed (my only moan is that I would have liked there to be air con as it got very hot, however we hired a fan for 1 euro a night which did the job). The pool is the highlight of these apartments; very big and it never seemed to get too busy so there were always sun loungers available at any time of the day - this was really good as I didn't need to get up too early in order to claim a sun lounger! The pool area and apartments are always spotlessly clean too! Food at the snack bar also very nice and very cheap too - waiters also very friendly and helpful! Reception staff very helpful and always able to answer any questions. The local area is lovely too - only a few minutes walk down the road and there are loads of bars, restaurants, souvenir shops and supermarkets, all of which seemed reasonably priced! The local bar Jimmy Hills does lovely cocktails and puts on shows throughout the week which were also very good! The only thing that may annoy some people is that the music playing from Jimmy Hills is very loud and so an early night is out of the question, however, it always stopped by midnight latest and so wasn't a problem for us! Also a bus stop right outside the apartments so travelling into the main city is easy enough where there is a lovely market! I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Vista Picas Apartments and would definitely recommend to anyone thinking of going!More

Ferne S, Waltham Cross, England, United Kingdom

Missing menorca

We hadn't been to menorca for approx. 10 years. It was so nice to see things hadn't changed much. Food beautiful, people lovely. We stayed this time at the vista picas in cala n forcat/blanes everybody staying there felt they had found a little gold mine. So many restaurants so don't bother going all inclusive as these lovely restaurants will end up going! We went to frankies for fantastic breakfasts and salads! Buses are brilliant to get around and they are really reasonable. Only downside if you want a beach your struggle this side as little coves which get very busy. But vista picas had a great pool so would 100 percent go back here.More

chunkscharlie, chelmsford

I'm a bit deaf but it's still too loud!!!

Stayed there one night beginning Sept. and requested a move. The noise from the pool and bar area was intolerable and the big flat screens in the bar blared football continuously. No aircon so you have to choose between sweltering and being deafened. Great if that's what you like but not for us. Similarly Cala N Forcat is not typical of Menorca - Lots of English/Irish pubs karaoke etc. Very noisy and no Spanish character at all. Nearest beach is scruffy and tiny. May be okay for familes with young children but for couples or if you want to relax - Avoid. Have been to Menorca 4 times and the majority of the island is lovely and unspoilt but not this part.More

Graham O, Suffolk, United Kingdom

Great Apartments

This was our first visit to Menorca so the first visit to Vista Picas Apartments and I must say I was impressed! First impressions was how spotlessly clean it was,even down to the small kitchen and fridge.the rooms were spacious ,there was only 2 of us in a one bedroom apartment but I can't see it being to bad if there was 4. The grounds were well kept and the pool area is spotless,the pool guy was there every morning for at least 2 hours tending to the pool area! The restaurant is pleasant and some package holidays contain free breakfast ours didn't but we could and did pay for the buffet breakfast at €5,I think they could advertise this better ! The only downside is no air con but we hired a fan at €1 per day which is more than adequate, there are also safes in the room at €3 per day! A lot of people have commented on the noise from The Square next door and it is loud if you are in one of the blocks next door, but it stops at midnight so it isn't too bad,we just went in to listen and had some great nights. Cala n forcat/Cala n Blanes is a quiet resort with a few small extremely pretty beaches that at time are difficult to get too, but the pool at Vista Picas never gets busy so we spent the morning at one of the beaches, the closest being cala picas beach about 2 minutes away, then cala n forcat beach which is about 15 minutes away which is quite rocky but beautiful and finally Cala Blanes which is the largest more sandy beach and that is abouts 30 minute walk! The train no longer runs to this beach so you have to walk and it's hot! We then spent the afternoon around the pool.You also must pay a visit to the Aqua park, I wasn't to bothered at first but soon changed my mind it's €20 per adult and €10 for children over 3,it's amazingly clean,well kept and is so much fun,the slides are great and the pool area is large and spacious! Overall Vista Picas is a lovely base to travel a beautiful island. Oh and heads up to Leslie on reception who is really helpful and a font of knowledge about the island and area! More

Quensabob, Sheffield, United Kingdom

another fantasic holiday

this is the sixth time we have stayed at vista picas, why you ask ??? we keep returning because the apartments have 1... great friendly staff Lindsay and flavio on reception and the lads in the bar who will help you out with anything to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible. 2.... the apartments themselves are very clean and comfortable with enough cooking utensils to get you by if you intend to eat in occasionally, down side no air con in rooms but fans are available from reception at a small cost. 3.... the pool area wow one of the only places I've travelled to where you don't need to get up early to get a sun bed, the pool itself is huge which is surrounded by a wall so you feel safe the kids cant just run from the apartments into the pool there is also a toddlers pool which we used when the kids were very young. The whole of the grounds are well maintained and are very well presented . 4 cala n forcat itself is great for family's with a variety of bars restaurants with many having bouncey castles to keep the kids going while you enjoy a drink also not forgetting the waterpark and small inlet beach's safe for young kids, all in all a great place for a family holidayMore


See all 125 reviews »

Things To Do View all »

Similar Accommodation

Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally

Prices displayed in the 'top places to stay' section are the lowest prices available departing within the next 365 days. All offers are subject to very limited availability.

All prices shown are updated once every morning and therefore could change at any time during the day. All prices shown are per person and are based on 2 adults sharing unless otherwise stated. When selecting an offer you will be asked to enter in the number of adults and children travelling, the applicable price will then be displayed based on your chosen party size.

All offers are subject to availability. Thomson reserves the right to withdraw these offers at any time and without notice. For full booking terms and conditions please click here

Save up to £400 per couple on September & October holidays – Saving offer applies to new bookings only on selected Thomson package holidays booked on Offer applies to holidays departing between 01 September & 31 October 2014 and is subject to limited availability. Savings is against brochure price. Excludes flight only, accommodation only and any other booking type. Additional supplements may apply. Saving is based on a minimum of 2 adults travelling. Thomson reserves the right to withdraw or change this offer at any time.