Menorca drowning: Brit tourist dies in tragic accident at popular holiday hotspot – Daily Star

A second person jumped in to help bring the body to shore, where attempts to resuscitate him failed.

Local Police arrived later on the scene but could do nothing to help.

The town of Es Castell and the island of Menorca are extremely popular with British holidaymakers.

Around 500,000 Brits visit the popular Balearic Islands of Menorca, Mallorca and Ibiza every year.

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Brit holidaymaker, 58, drowns in Menorca after ‘ignoring warnings not to dive into the sea’ – The Sun

A BRITISH man drowned during a lunchtime dip off the Spanish island of Menorca.

The 58-year-old had been eating with his wife and another couple in the resort of Es Castell.

Local media reports state that the owners of a restaurant he was eating in warned him not to swim

Ambulance near the restaurant where the tragic Brit was having lunch before going for a dip

Having decided he was hot during his meal he dived into the sea to cool off at around 2pm yesterday.

Local media reports the restaurant owner told him swimming was not allowed in the area but he ignored the warnings.

At around 2.35pm someone from a neighbouring restaurant saw a body floating face down around 50 feet from the shore.



He leapt into the water and pulled him into shore where onlookers worked frantically to revive him.

The man has not been named.

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

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Brit holidaymaker, 58, drowns in Menorca after ‘ignoring warnings not to dive into the sea’ – The Sun

A BRITISH man drowned during a lunchtime dip off the Spanish island of Menorca.

The 58-year-old had been eating with his wife and another couple in the resort of Es Castell.

Local media reports state that the owners of a restaurant he was eating in warned him not to swim

Ambulance near the restaurant where the tragic Brit was having lunch before going for a dip

Having decided he was hot during his meal he dived into the sea to cool off at around 2pm yesterday.

Local media reports the restaurant owner told him swimming was not allowed in the area but he ignored the warnings.

At around 2.35pm someone from a neighbouring restaurant saw a body floating face down around 50 feet from the shore.



He leapt into the water and pulled him into shore where onlookers worked frantically to revive him.

The man has not been named.

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

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Brit holidaymaker, 58, drowns in Menorca after ‘ignoring warnings not to dive into the sea’ – The Sun

A BRITISH man drowned during a lunchtime dip off the Spanish island of Menorca.

The 58-year-old had been eating with his wife and another couple in the resort of Es Castell.

Local media reports state that the owners of a restaurant he was eating in warned him not to swim

Ambulance near the restaurant where the tragic Brit was having lunch before going for a dip

Having decided he was hot during his meal he dived into the sea to cool off at around 2pm yesterday.

Local media reports the restaurant owner told him swimming was not allowed in the area but he ignored the warnings.

At around 2.35pm someone from a neighbouring restaurant saw a body floating face down around 50 feet from the shore.



He leapt into the water and pulled him into shore where onlookers worked frantically to revive him.

The man has not been named.

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

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Brit holidaymaker, 58, drowns in Menorca after ‘ignoring warnings not to dive into the sea’ – The Sun

A BRITISH man drowned during a lunchtime dip off the Spanish island of Menorca.

The 58-year-old had been eating with his wife and another couple in the resort of Es Castell.

Local media reports state that the owners of a restaurant he was eating in warned him not to swim

Ambulance near the restaurant where the tragic Brit was having lunch before going for a dip

Having decided he was hot during his meal he dived into the sea to cool off at around 2pm yesterday.

Local media reports the restaurant owner told him swimming was not allowed in the area but he ignored the warnings.

At around 2.35pm someone from a neighbouring restaurant saw a body floating face down around 50 feet from the shore.



He leapt into the water and pulled him into shore where onlookers worked frantically to revive him.

The man has not been named.

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

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Brit holidaymaker, 58, drowns in Menorca after ‘ignoring warnings not to dive into the sea’ – The Sun

A BRITISH man drowned during a lunchtime dip off the Spanish island of Menorca.

The 58-year-old had been eating with his wife and another couple in the resort of Es Castell.

Local media reports state that the owners of a restaurant he was eating in warned him not to swim

Ambulance near the restaurant where the tragic Brit was having lunch before going for a dip

Having decided he was hot during his meal he dived into the sea to cool off at around 2pm yesterday.

Local media reports the restaurant owner told him swimming was not allowed in the area but he ignored the warnings.

At around 2.35pm someone from a neighbouring restaurant saw a body floating face down around 50 feet from the shore.



He leapt into the water and pulled him into shore where onlookers worked frantically to revive him.

The man has not been named.

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

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Brit holidaymaker, 58, drowns in Menorca after ‘ignoring warnings not to dive into the sea’ – The Sun

A BRITISH man drowned during a lunchtime dip off the Spanish island of Menorca.

The 58-year-old had been eating with his wife and another couple in the resort of Es Castell.

Local media reports state that the owners of a restaurant he was eating in warned him not to swim

Ambulance near the restaurant where the tragic Brit was having lunch before going for a dip

Having decided he was hot during his meal he dived into the sea to cool off at around 2pm yesterday.

Local media reports the restaurant owner told him swimming was not allowed in the area but he ignored the warnings.

At around 2.35pm someone from a neighbouring restaurant saw a body floating face down around 50 feet from the shore.



He leapt into the water and pulled him into shore where onlookers worked frantically to revive him.

The man has not been named.

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

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Brit holidaymaker, 58, drowns in Menorca after ‘ignoring warnings not to dive into the sea’ – The Sun

A BRITISH man drowned during a lunchtime dip off the Spanish island of Menorca.

The 58-year-old had been eating with his wife and another couple in the resort of Es Castell.

Local media reports state that the owners of a restaurant he was eating in warned him not to swim

Ambulance near the restaurant where the tragic Brit was having lunch before going for a dip

Having decided he was hot during his meal he dived into the sea to cool off at around 2pm yesterday.

Local media reports the restaurant owner told him swimming was not allowed in the area but he ignored the warnings.

At around 2.35pm someone from a neighbouring restaurant saw a body floating face down around 50 feet from the shore.



He leapt into the water and pulled him into shore where onlookers worked frantically to revive him.

The man has not been named.

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

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British tourist, 58, drowns after diving into the sea ‘to cool off’ straight after eating lunch in Menorca – The Sun

A BRITISH man drowned during a lunchtime dip off the Spanish island of Menorca.

The 58-year-old had been eating with his wife and another couple in the resort of Es Castell.

Local media reports state that the owners of a restaurant he was eating in warned him not to swim

Ambulance near the restaurant where the tragic Brit was having lunch before going for a dip

Having decided he was hot during his meal he dived into the sea to cool off at around 2pm yesterday.

Local media reports the restaurant owner told him swimming was not allowed in the area but he ignored the warnings.

At around 2.35pm someone from a neighbouring restaurant saw a body floating face down around 50 feet from the shore.



He leapt into the water and pulled him into shore where onlookers worked frantically to revive him.

The man has not been named.

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

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British tourist, 58, drowns after diving into the sea ‘to cool off’ straight after eating lunch in Menorca – The Sun

A BRITISH man drowned during a lunchtime dip off the Spanish island of Menorca.

The 58-year-old had been eating with his wife and another couple in the resort of Es Castell.

Local media reports state that the owners of a restaurant he was eating in warned him not to swim

Ambulance near the restaurant where the tragic Brit was having lunch before going for a dip

Having decided he was hot during his meal he dived into the sea to cool off at around 2pm yesterday.

Local media reports the restaurant owner told him swimming was not allowed in the area but he ignored the warnings.

At around 2.35pm someone from a neighbouring restaurant saw a body floating face down around 50 feet from the shore.



He leapt into the water and pulled him into shore where onlookers worked frantically to revive him.

The man has not been named.

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

The tragedy struck in the Menorcan seaside town of Es Castell at around 2pm yesterday

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