One of the most famous, picturesque and popular of the Balearic Islands is Ibiza Island. Although the size of the island is relatively small, it is full of attractions and things to do.
Ibiza Island is widely known for its unparalleled nightlife, but there is also much to experience during the day. From the history of Ibiza to the beaches of Cala Llenya, Ibiza is an island that is well worth a visit.
10. Cala Llenya
If you expect to find a quieter beach in Ibiza Island, then Cala Llenya can meet the requirements. The beach is only 10 minutes from San Carlos and is on the smaller side. That means smaller crowds, too. Instead of offering access by foot to dozens of nightlife spots, Cala Llenya is surrounded by lush green pines.
Beach volleyball is popular on this beach, and many families gravitate towards the more relaxed atmosphere of the area. If you are on a Sunday, check out the weekly markets of Cala LLenya just before heading to the beach.
9. Playa d’en Bossa
It is no secret that many of the people who travel to Ibiza come to the beautiful beach resorts. Maybe there is no better place to visit in Ibiza Island than Playa d’en Bossa. This coastal is incredibly attractive tourist spot for those who want an all-inclusive vacation on the beach.
It is also the longest beach on the island, which means you will have no problem securing a daybed or a lounger in the sand. If you come to Ibiza for the nightlife, then Playa d’en Bossa is ideal. There are many bars and nightclubs in the area, some of which are right on the sand.
8. Santa Eulalia del Río
Santa Eulalia del Río is an important tourist center in Ibiza Island and is located on the east coast of the island. It is a short drive from the main airport of Ibiza and is the ideal place for those who want culture and gastronomy, as well as beaches and landscapes.
One of the main attractions of Santa Eulalia del Río is the long walk that runs along the coast. Bordered by palm trees, the walk allows you to walk beside the water and admire the views of the beach for miles. Shopping and culinary options take precedence over nightlife in this coastal destination.
7. Cala Llonga
The Cala Llonga complex has a wide white sandy beach, views of a beautiful bay and even the pine-covered hills to frame the landscape. This is perhaps the most familiar place to visit in Ibiza Island, which means you will find many families with young children in the area.
The main beach even offers a playground and a miniature amusement park for children to have fun during the holidays. Cala Llonga is also only 10 minutes away from the city of Ibiza Island, which means that you can easily get away from the beach and explore the places of historical interest at any time.
6. Sant Josep de Sa Talaia
If you are anxious to see a different side of Ibiza, be sure to head to Sant Josep de Sa Talaia. In the southwest of the island, Sant Josep de Sa Talaia is where you can find some of the most picturesque destinations in Ibiza Island.
The Natural Park of Salinas and the Natural Reserve of Vendranell are two of the most obvious examples, although it will also be close to extinct volcanoes and dazzling beaches. In Cala Comte, you can relax on a sandy beach, or you can head to one of the local breweries in the area. This is definitely the favorite place for nature lovers on the island.
5. Sant Antoni de Portmany
Sant Antoni de Portmany, also known as San Antonio, is the second largest destination in Ibiza Island. It is widely recognized as one of the best nightlife destinations in Ibiza, and there is no shortage of places to dance and drink until the wee hours of the morning.
Begin the night on the Sunset Strip, where several cafes and bars allow spectacular views of the sunset. Then, head to the West End, where most of the nightspots are concentrated. If you do not go out too late at night, you can enjoy days on the beach or stroll along the scenic promenade called Passeig de Ses Fonts.
4. Vedra, Ibiza Island
One of the most intriguing destinations in Ibiza Island is the island of Es Vedra. Located next to the coast of Cala d’Hort, on the west coast, Es Vedra is completely uninhabited. However, it is imbued with mystery and wisdom. The legends link Es Vedra with Tanit, the Phoenician moon goddess.
The island was also the place where the infamous mermaids tried to lure Odysseus from his ship in Homer’s Odyssey. It is said that Es Vedra is incredibly magnetic, just behind the North Pole and the Bermuda Triangle. The cruises take you to see Es Vedra up close, plus they offer incredible views of the surrounding landscape.
On the northernmost coast of the island is Portinatx, a complex with three spectacular beaches. The largest one is the S’Arenal Gros sandpit, and the other two most private and less crowded options are S’Arenal Petit and Porto Beach. All three have lifeguards, vendors, and hammocks.
While you can simply relax and relax on the beach, Portinatx is very popular with divers and divers thanks to its crystal clear waters. It is the best place for families and is the ideal place to start longer coastal walks. Best of all, most of the hotels in the area are within walking distance of at least one of the three main beaches.
2. Canar, Ibiza Island
Es Canar is a beach resort on the east side of the island. It is best known for its hippy market, but it has much more than that to offer. Es Canar is formed by pine forests and sandy coasts, which means a great contrast and an exceptional landscape.
It is also a dream destination for outdoor recreation enthusiasts because there are unlimited opportunities for things like windsurfing and parasailing. Of course, you do not want to miss the famous hippy market. It is held every Wednesday, the market is a great place to buy local handicrafts and all kinds of memories.
1. City of Ibiza
The port city known as Ibiza Town is the largest and most beautiful destination on the island. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the city of Ibiza Island has a walled fortress and cobblestone streets. The locals call the city Eivissa. The city of Ibiza is divided into sections: Dalt Vila and Eixample.
Perched above the water, Dalt Vila, or the old town, is the historic area full of world-class restaurants and a large selection of bars. Next, you will find the Eixample or Extension, where most of the newer buildings are located. During your visit, be sure to visit the Cathedral called Nuestra Señora de las Nieves, which offers perhaps the best views of the entire city.