The best beaches in Ibiza
Ibiza has hidden coves where lost and swim in the crystal clear turquoise waters. Here we show you the best beaches in Ibiza
Cala d’hort is located in a nature reserve 11 kilometers from Saint Josep de sa Talia. It is undoubtedly one of the best beaches in Ibiza. Its main attraction is the stunning island of Es Vedra which rises to 385 meters in the sea off the creek. It is characterized by a large, open and irregular coastline populated by high cliffs and pine trees that surround it. The winds are soft, so it is a nice quiet beach perfect for families to enjoy.
In it there are three excellent fish restaurants. Two of them on the beach, while the third is Boldado, accessed it from the road.
The cliffs that surround this white sand beach and crystal clear waters are a privileged site to enjoy the magnificent sunsets on the island.
Cala Jondal is one of the most beautiful beaches of Ibiza. It lies south of the island, near the airport.
The sea in this area has a beautiful turquoise color and the cove is surrounded by pine trees and beautiful vegetation. The wind always blows from sea to land, which makes it almost always is a light wind.
Cala Jondal is now one of the most fashionable beaches of the island. It is divided into different areas. One is the Tropicana beach bar-restaurant. Here we find a quiet hammock area just behind the beach bar, where we can have a good day relaxing by the sea. Another notable area is the Blue Marlin, highly recommended for people who want a bit of Ibiza festive atmosphere. The atmosphere will encourage mid-afternoon and no music until late at night, when the hammocks do become large round beds ideal for relaxing during the evening.
Las Salinas is the trendy beach in Ibiza during the summer and one of the most famous of the island. Reference point for the rich and famous, is immersed in the Natural Park of Ses Salines, at the southern end of the island.
It is a long, flat beach of fine sand with warm turquoise waters that barely cover a few inches as we move further away from the coast. Also due to the rolling terrain we can find large pools of shallow water when the tide is responsible for keeping clean.
Provides a variety of pubs and bars, some of them well known and exclusive, as the Malibu Beach Club and the Jockey Club Salinas. In them we can also enjoy the best Mediterranean food in a relaxed and lively atmosphere, which grows as the evening passes.
If we move around the beach, we can find small coves where there is often a lot of people.
This beach owes its name to her old Salinas of San Rafael.
Cala Vadella is one of the most picturesque places of Ibiza, in the San Jose area. To access it, you have to descend a hill covered with pine trees ideal for walkers. The beach is about 300 meters long, white and fine sand. At the end of this youâ€™ll find rocky areas. Its crystal clear waters are not very deep, so it is advisable to go with young children.
One of the highlights of this beach is the wide range of services offered, including a diving center in the cove itself, ideal for anyone who wants to start diving. Additionally it also find a variety of restaurants, among which Maria Luisa, for its delicious rice dishes and seafood.
Cala Vadella is also one of the favorites for those traveling by boat, this is a very desirable place to anchor. Many people specifically come to this beach to enjoy the magnificent sunsets from their boats.
East of Cala Jondal find Sa Caleta, which can only be reached by a dirt road. This cristaline beach and white sand is also known as Es Bou Nou. It is a quiet and very sheltered from the wind, very popular among the people of Ibiza to go on weekends with children and families.
The beach is surrounded by fishermen’s houses and we found an unique restaurant, well known by the people who frequent this area, known as Sa Caleta beach.
Near this beach you can take a trip to the nearby Phoenician Village of Sa Caleta seventh century BC declared a World Heritage Site and is the most important exponent of the early Phoenician colonization of Ibiza.
Benirrás is one of the most famous beaches of Ibiza. It is enclosed in mountainous areas with abundant Mediterranean vegetation. It has long trails of which we can enjoy walking. The beach has a length of about 140 meters. The structure of the closed bay protected from the strong winds blowing in the area.
It is not declared as nudist beach, but this is common practice on the trails leading to the beach.
One of its main attractions is the sun, especially on Sundays when is the party to hits the drums. This day at sunset the beach is very crowded and there are a lot of yachts anchored in the bay to enjoy the show. Started spontaneously by a group of «hippies», but today has become a ritual every Sunday. This is a group of «hippies» and anyone who wants to join them accompany the sunset with the sound of their drums. This party is prohibited by the municipality of Sant Joan, but is repeated year after year, without being able to avoid.
During the summer of 2010, Benirrás suffered a fire which lasted twelve days and swept almost 400 hectares.
Cala Comte is approximately 24 kilometers from Ibiza and belongs to the Municipality of San José. It is actually a set of several beaches with very fine sand and separated from each other by small rocky areas. The beach guarantees safe bathing for all, especially for children.
It is located in the most western island, so that its waters are especially clean. There is an area of â€‹â€‹artificial platforms where we can access a protected natural pool specially to protect us from strong waves.
Arriving at the beach we approached a small ravine, from which we will have spectacular views across the stunning Cala Comte and of Isla del Bosque island front.
Here we can also enjoy a magic sunset. You can see from the small ravine sitting, or from Cala Comte beach bar drinking a mojito. This second is sometimes complicated as many people wait for hours at the table not to miss the show.
Playa d’en Bossa is one of the most popular beaches in Ibiza. It is located in the municipal district of San Jose and is one of the main tourist areas of the island.
It is the longest beach on the island and during the day is an infinite space ideal for relaxing sun loungers and parasols. Throughout the entire beach find different establishments like bars Lounge with modern Balinese beds and luxurious meals.
There are a lot of services available, such as the opportunity to kitesurf and windsurf, or rent a jet ski. Also fun younger is guaranteed. The area has air castles, trampolines, carousels and bumper cars among other things.
But also in Playa d’en Bossa are some of the most iconic island night pubs, such as Bora Bora beach bar or nightclub Space.Â
Cala Gracio is located near of San Antonio, but distant enough to keep away the masses of tourists. It is a typical Ibiza beach with fine sand and clear water. It has the advantage that it directly next to the hotel has no beach, so it can be quite enjoy privacy.
It is a deep creek, because it has no waves or currents. It is therefore ideal to go with kids. With them you can also enjoy walks through the pine forests near the fishermen’s huts and rocks.
If we make a short walk along the coast, we arrive at Cala Gracioneta. A tiny beach, in similar conditions, but with more privacy. It is El Chiringuito bar.
Before reaching the creek, in the way we will find the Aquarium Cap Blanc. The aquarium is actually a cave with landlocked. Here we can enjoy the native species of the area, which is located in a small natural lake in the rock. Among the species we should mention the silvias and mantas, and especially the magnificent specimens of mero. The aquarium is now a recognized center for sea turtle recovery.