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Top Beaches in Ibiza

Ibiza offers more than 50 white- and golden-sand beaches that either stretch in front of promenades lined with hotels, bars and restaurants, or fringe tranquil and secluded coves that are a short walk, drive or water taxi ride from the nearest resort.

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Cala Bassa Beach, Ibiza
Cala Bassa Beach, Ibiza – Image courtesy of EduardoPitt/Wikimedia Commons

Ibiza Beach Guide

Ibiza offers a huge choice of white- and golden-sand beaches that often front promenades lined with hotels, bars and restaurants, or edge tranquil and secluded coves.

Ibiza Town beaches

For the best beaches in and around Ibiza Town head to the following…

Playa Talamanca

Sunbathe on the soft golden sands of this 900m-long beach that stretches along a promenade lined with bars, restaurants and hotels. The shallow crystalline waters of Talamanca Bay are ideal for families with young children.

Facilities on this 25m-wide beach include parasols and sun loungers for hire, showers, lifeguards and water sports such as windsurfing, pedalos (foot pedal boats) and banana boats.

Playa Talamanca is just a 15-minute walk from Ibiza town.

Playa Ses Figueretes

This small, 100m-long white-sand beach flanks a palm-fringed promenade lined with hotels, apartments, restaurants and bars.

The 50m-wide beach offers great views overlooking the old walled town of Ibiza, with a range of facilities including parasols and sun loungers for hire.

Playa Ses Figueretes is located in Figueretes, a suburb of Ibiza town.

Playa d'en Bossa

Unwind on Ibiza’s longest beach, a gorgeous 2.7km-long strip of fine golden sand that gently shelves into shallow turquoise water perfect for swimming.

The beach is dotted with several beach bars that belt out tunes throughout the day and into the night, including the famous Bora Bora Bar, Ibiza's biggest beach-rave club.

To escape the noise and crowds, head to the southern end of the beach from where you can also enjoy panoramic views from the old watchtower.

Facilities on this 20m-wide beach include parasols and sun loungers for hire, showers and lifeguards. Water sports include pedalos (foot pedal boats), windsurfing, scuba diving, parasailing and beach volleyball. Or take the kids to Aguamar, the largest water park on Ibiza.

The nearby Ibiza Club de Campo offers eight tennis courts, five-a-side football, squash, a gym, sauna and swimming pool.

Platja d'en Bossa is located on the southeast coast of Ibiza, around 5km south of Ibiza town.

Playa las Salinas

Pick your own spot to unwind on this 1.5km-long golden-sand beach that lies in a wildlife conservation area edged with pine woods ideal for short walks.

Expect to hear some cool beats from the beachfront bars and look out for celebrities on this beach popular with the glitterati – the beachfront Sa Trinxa Bar is an Ibiza institution.

Facilities on this 30m-wide beach include parasols and sun loungers for hire, showers, massage services and lifeguards, as well as a beach service from the beachfront restaurants and bars.

Go surfing if the wind is up, otherwise hire a pedalo, electro boat or catamaran. The beach also hosts a scuba diving school.

Playa las Salinas is located around 10km from Ibiza town and 6km from Playa d'en Bossa.

Playa Cala Jondal

Sunbathe on one of the trendiest beaches on Ibiza, popular with both the rich and famous as well as locals.

Framed by green hills and pine trees in a conservation area, this 225m-long white-sand and pebble beach shelves gently into turquoise crystalline waters perfect for swimming and snorkelling.

Facilities on the 15m-wide beach include parasols, sun loungers and pedalos (foot pedal boats) for hire, massage and lifeguards as well as a beach service from the beachfront restaurants and bars.

Cala Jondal is located on the south coast, around 17km from Ibiza town. The nearest resort is Platja den Bossa.

Playa Cavallet

Unwind on one of Ibiza’s official nudist beaches, a 1km-long, 30m-wide stretch of white sand backed with sand dunes and shelving into crystal clear water.

The beach offers a range of facilities including beach volleyball, restaurants, music bars and parasols and sun loungers for hire.

Playa Cavallet is located 10km from Ibiza town.

Playa Bol Nou

Discover this picturesque, 100m-long white-sand beach nestled between towering red cliffs and a turquoise bay of shallow water, perfect for families with small children.

Facilities on this 10m-wide beach include parasols, sun loungers for hire and massage services, as well as a beachfront restaurant.

Playa Bol Nou is located at Sa Caleta around 10km from Ibiza town.


Sant Antoni resort beaches

Ibiza’s second-largest resort (formerly known as San Antonio) sits at the northern end of Portmany Bay on the west coast, around 16km northwest of the capital, Ibiza town.

For the best beaches in and around Sant Antoni, head to the following…

Playa Sant Antoni

Unwind on Sant Antoni’s main beach, a 500m-long stretch of soft white sand that sits between a pleasant palm-fringed promenade and the turquoise San Antoni Bay.

The 50m-wide beach is conveniently located in the centre of the resort of San Antoni, with shallow water that is perfect for families and children.

Facilities include parasols and sun loungers for hire, water sports such as pedalos (foot pedal boats) and water skiing, with boat trips available to nearby beaches. The promenade offers a variety of restaurants and bars.

Playa Cala Tarida

Unwind on this 900m-long white-sand beach that curves around a turquoise cove framed by long rocky promontories indented with tiny beaches.

Swim in the warm clean waters, snorkel the rocky outcrops, sunbathe on the main beach or wander around the craggy hillsides to find a more secluded patch of white sand.

Facilities on this 25m-wide beach include parasols and sun loungers for hire, water sports such as pedalos (foot pedal boats), volleyball and diving (the beach also has a diving school), as well as lifeguards, beachfront bars and restaurants.

Playa Cala Tarida is located in the resort of the same name, around 15 minutes by car or boat from Sant Antoni.

Playa Cala Conte

Discover a choice of three beaches on this 800m-long stretch of fine golden sand that gently shelves into shallow turquoise water just perfect for families with small children.

Enjoy views of the offshore islands and sunbathe on one of the three beaches; the beaches differ in that one is backed by rocks, another by high sand dunes, and the third lies in a small secluded cove frequented by naturists.

Facilities on this 15m- to 30m-wide beach include parasols and sun loungers for hire, toilets, lifeguards and pedalos (foot pedal boats), as well as beachfront bars and restaurants.

Playa Cala Conte (also known as Platja de ses Comptes) is located 15 minutes by car or boat from Sant Antoni.

Playa Cala Bassa

Relax in the sun on this crescent of fine white sand that nestles between a pine forest and the crystalline waters of a turquoise bay framed by long pine-covered headlands.

Sunbathe on the fine sand, swim or snorkel in the clear waters or follow trails through the pine trees to views overlooking an old watchtower and Conejere Island.

Facilities on this 30m-wide beach include parasols and sun loungers for hire, toilets, changing rooms, pedalos (foot pedal boats), volleyball, lifeguards, beachfront bars and restaurants.

Playa Cala Bassa is located in the resort of the same name, around 10 minutes by car or 15 minutes by boat from Sant Antoni.


Santa Eulària des Ríu

Santa Eulària des Ríu sits on the east coast, around 15km northeast of the capital, Ibiza town. For the best beaches in and around Santa Eulària des Ríu head to some of the following…

Playa Cala Llonga

Unwind on this 100m-long white-sand beach that lies facing a picture-perfect turquoise bay surrounded by pine-clad hills.

The 100m-wide beach shelves into clear shallow water that is perfect for families with small children.

Facilities include parasols and sun loungers for hire, toilets, changing rooms, lifeguards, a children’s playground and a range of water sports such as pedalos (foot pedal boats), windsurfing, waterskiing, parasailing and diving (a diving school is on the beach).

A choice of beachfront bars and restaurants line the beach.

Playa Cala Llonga is located in the resort of the same name, around 7km from Sant Antoni.

Playa Es Figueral

Relax on the soft golden sand of this 320m-long beach that nestles beneath rocky cliffs and shelves into the crystalline shallow waters of a turquoise bay ideal for families and small children.

Facilities on this 5m- to 50m-wide beach include parasols and sun loungers for hire as well as a range of water sports such as pedalos (foot pedal boats), waterskiing, windsurfing and diving (the beach also has a diving school), as well as lifeguards, beachfront bars and restaurants.

Playa Es Figueral is located around 10km north of Sant Antoni.

Cala Leña Beach

Sunbathe on this gorgeous 190m-long crescent of white sand that sits beneath pine-clad hills and shelves into shallow turquoise water ideal for children.

Facilities on this 60m-wide beach include parasols and sun loungers for hire as well as pedalos (foot pedal boats), windsurfing and a beachfront bar/restaurant.

Cala Leña Beach is located around 11km north of Sant Antoni.

Portinatx

Portinatx is located on the north coast of Ibiza, around 30km from Ibiza town. For the best beaches in and around Portinatx head to a selection of the following…

Playa Portinatx

Choose from three golden-sand beaches that fringe rocky coves in the picturesque bay of this northern resort town.

Playa Portinatx offers safe swimming in clear shallow water with a range of water sport activities including pedalos (foot pedal boats), as well as a windsurfing and diving school.

Sunbathe and swim from the largest beach, a 170m-long stretch of sand known as S'Arenal Gros.

For more privacy, wander around the promontory to tiny, 60m-long S'Arenal Petit or head to Playa Porto, a 40m-long stretch of golden sand that sits surrounded by pine-clad hills facing a small cove of crystalline water a short walk around the bay.

Facilities include parasols and sun loungers for hire as well as a good choice of bars and restaurants nearby. Playa Portinatx is located in the resort town of the same name, around 30km from Ibiza town.

Playa Benirras

Dig your toes into the soft golden sand of this 160m-long beach nestling beneath pine-clad hillsides and shelving into a sheltered turquoise bay.

Facilities on this 40m-wide beach include parasols and sun loungers for hire as well as pedalos (foot pedal boats) and beachfront bars and restaurants.

Playa Benirras is located around 12km north of Sant Antoni and around 7km from Port de Sant Miquel, the nearest resort town.


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