10 Best Beaches In Ibiza That You Should Know For Your Next Trip
This list of the best beaches in Ibiza will help you prepare your route around the island without missing any of these natural wonders with crystal clear turquoise waters and fine white sand.
Known as the white island of the Mediterranean, Ibiza is famous for its nightclubs and parties enlivened by the most renowned DJs in the world, although its main attraction is its impressive natural environment in which the wide variety of beaches that they have for all kinds of people stand out. public and where you can relax after a fun night out or after a cultural route around the island.
Keep in mind that all these beaches are easily accessible by car or motorcycle and it is recommended to arrive early, especially in high season (July and August), to find a good place to leave your towel.
To get to Ibiza or move between the islands, you have direct flights from the main Spanish and European cities.
Based on the experience of the summers we spent on this island, one of the most beautiful places to see in Spain and Europe, we have made this list of the 10 most beautiful coves in Ibiza . Let’s start!
1. Cala Salada, one of the best beaches in Ibiza
Cala Salada, located near Sant Antoni and surrounded by a natural environment of rocks and pine trees, is one of the most beautiful and crowded coves in Ibiza .
This 200-meter-long beach of golden sand and transparent waters has parasols, hammocks, a beach bar and a restaurant, as well as an area of stone huts where the fishermen kept their tools and where you can lie in the sun.
If you find too many people in this cove, you can go to its little sister, Cala Saladeta, located right next to it. To get to it you can jump over a rock ledge or go over the cliff that will allow you to have fantastic views of both coves.
To get to this cove, located half an hour from the capital, we recommend using a car or motorcycle and parking in the car park on the beach. Keep in mind that the months from June to September close the access road from 10am to 6pm due to high influx, so if you don’t get up early you will have to take a bus or a water taxi from Sant Antoni.
2. Cala d’Hort
Cala d’Hort, located in a Natural Park and overlooking the Es Vedrá islet, is one of the most magical and essential beaches in Ibiza .
This beach of 150 meters of fine sand and shallow waters is perfect for snorkeling along the rocks of its cliffs, although the best comes at sunset, when the sun sets passing near Es Vedrá, a mythical islet of 382 meters. high, located 2 kilometers from the coast, giving fantastic red and orange colors.
In case you want to have another option, another magnificent experience is to watch the sunset from the Torre de Es Savinar.
In addition to the views, this beach has good restaurants such as El Carmen or Cala d’Hort, where you can try typical Ibizan dishes such as bullit de peix.
To park you can leave your car in its small parking lot and if it is full, leave it at the top of the access slope and walk down.
3. Cala Vadella
Cala Vadella, located in a bay where pleasure boats anchor and surrounded by rock walls that protect it from the wind, is another of the most beautiful coves in Ibiza .
This beach of about 300 meters of fine sand and crystal clear waters, brings together numerous families every summer as it has all the services and an accommodation area a few meters away. The cove also has old fishermen’s huts and several recommended restaurants such as María Luisa and Can Jaume.
To get to this beach, located near Cala d’Hort, you can park your motorcycle or car in the free parking lot located a few meters from the sand.
4. Platges de Comte
Platges de Comte or Cala Conta, which is made up of several coves with white sand and crystal clear waters, is another of the beaches in Ibiza that you cannot miss .
Love at first sight begins as soon as you arrive, thanks to the spectacular views of the entire cove and an islet in front, from a small cliff.
It is also essential to arrive at this beach early so as not to find it full or at sunset, when you can enjoy one of the best sunsets on the island from the sand or from the Sunset Ashram beach bar. It also has two of the best restaurants in Ibiza to eat a good paella or black rice with sea views, such as S’Illa des Bosc and Ses Roques.
If these coves are too crowded you can go to the small Racó d’en Xic or the Ses Roques Males area and if you have more time you can walk to the Torre d’en Rovira, a defensive tower that was used to spot pirate ships.
The beach has extensive free parking, although in summer it is advisable to arrive early.
5. Sa Caleta, one of the most beautiful coves in Ibiza
Sa Caleta or Es Bol Nou, protected by cliffs and in the shape of a horseshoe, is one of the quietest coves in Ibiza .
This small beach of reddish sand and with several fishermen’s huts, is perfect for snorkeling in its shallow and crystalline waters and if you have time, a short distance from the beach is a Phoenician settlement from the 8th century BC. C., declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, which is one of the most interesting visits to the island.
In addition to parking near the beach, here is the Sa Caleta restaurant, where you can eat excellent rice dishes and fresh fish.
6. Cala Bassa, one of the best beaches in Ibiza
Cala Bassa, surrounded by a beautiful natural environment and with more than 300 meters of fine golden sand, is another of the best beaches in Ibiza .
This cove is perfect for taking a dip in its calm turquoise waters and relaxing reading a book under the shade of a juniper forest. It is also one of the most popular beaches for families as it is very shallow and has all the services, in addition to the fact that you can practice various water sports.
One of the drawbacks for those seeking tranquility is the Cala Bassa Beach Club, a huge beach bar with music at all hours, where you can eat from good rice to sushi, but which sometimes interrupts the tranquility of the place.
The beach has a paid parking lot that costs 5 euros a day.
7. Cala Gracioneta
Cala Gració and Cala Gracioneta, located in the same bay and 2 kilometers from Sant Antoni, are two of the most famous and crowded coves in Ibiza .
These coves that look like natural pools and surrounded by an environment of pine trees, stand out for the golden color of the sand and the wide range of blues of its waters.
The first beach you will find is Cala Gració, which has a beach bar and a wooden walkway for people with reduced mobility. In case it is full you can take a short walk along the coast to reach Gracioneta, which is only 30 meters long and has the El Chiringuito restaurant.
If you don’t want to walk 20 minutes from San Antoni, you can park nearby or in the Chiringuito car park, free for customers.
8. Cala Benirras
One of the best things to do on the beaches of Ibiza is to say goodbye to the sun to the rhythm of a drum from Cala de Benirràs, surrounded by a beautiful natural environment and with a fantastic hippie atmosphere.
In addition to enjoying the festival of drums and remembering the island’s hippie era, it is worth relaxing on its beach of fine sand and crystal clear waters with a rich seabed, perfect for snorkel lovers.
The best time to go is on Sunday, when more drums sound, although that day they close the access road between 4:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m., so it is recommended to arrive earlier or take a bus that leaves from the Sa Plana car park.
9. Ses Salines Beach
Ses Salines Beach, located in the Ses Salines Natural Park, is one of the most glamorous coves in Ibiza and where it is common to meet celebrities.
Protected by a crown of dunes and pine trees, this long, wide crescent-shaped beach of white sand stands out for the clarity of its waters, thanks to the Posidonia Oceanica, a World Heritage aquatic plant.
It also has the exclusive Malibu and Sa Trinxa beach bars, where it is normal to see famous singers and soccer players if they are not on their yachts.
If you are tired of lying on the towel or looking for a celebrity, you can take a short walk of just over a kilometer to the Torre de Ses Portes with good views of the coastline and several secluded coves.
The beach has a parking lot for 3 euros a day.
10. Cala Jondal
Another of the most exclusive and beautiful beaches in Ibiza is Cala Jondal, which has the particularity that it is full of pebbles or rounded stones, instead of sand.
In recent times, this beach has become one of the most fashionable beaches in Ibiza , especially in the afternoon, thanks to exclusive beach clubs such as the Blue Martin that entertain with parties, good music and good cocktails in the afternoons and evenings. Island. It also has the best holiday villas in Ibiza to rent and excellent restaurants such as the Tropicana where you can try good fresh fish and dishes such as bullit de peix.
Remember that in all the places it is highly advisable to check the prices of the cards beforehand so as not to be surprised.
Julien Chbib is the founder of Julius Homes. His interest in hiking, skiing, and adventure holidays made him bring together the choicest accommodations around the globe to make holidays relaxing and comfortable.