The Colom Island is an islet of 59 hectares, separated about 200 meters from the north-eastern coast of Menorca. It belongs to the municipality of Mahon. It is the largest of the islands and islets that surround Menorca. Formerly a part was used for the cultivation and exploitation of several mines. In this natural spot, the island houses a wide variety of endemic and of great biological value fauna and flora. The most interesting vegetation species are the endemic Daphne Rodriguezii and the tamarind, whose specimens are over 100 years old and can acquire a height of 6 meters. As for the fauna, the Colom Island has numerous seabirds. The giant sea crow and the feathered Sea Crow, the Shearwater Manx (Puffinus puffinus) and the Cinderella Shearwater (Calonectris Diomedea) stand out. Also noteworthy are the real Milano (Milvus milvus), the Osprey (Padion Haliaetus) as well as two species of falcons. As far as terrestrial fauna is concerned, it highlights a endemic variety of the Gimnesias lizard, the Podarcis lilfordi brauni blue color. The island has two paradisiacal beaches: Els tamarells (Los Tamarindos) and El Arenal d'en Moro. The two beaches are located on the west coast of the island, facing the coast of Menorca. They are fine sand coves of blue and crystalline waters.