While many think about huge parties and famous partygoers and DJ’s when thinking about the beaches in Ibiza, there are some for every type of traveler. There are beaches on the Spanish island for families and party animals and everything in between. While many of the beaches are crowded there are many that are not and quite serene and are visited by the locals. There is also no lack of places to eat and drink on the beaches in Ibiza.
Often the beaches in Ibiza will have very soft powder-line sand and water that is shallow, which is great for wading in the water and especially for children. When it comes to amenities at or near the beaches there will be more of them available close to the resort towns. Some of the beaches nearer to them, such as Cala Bassa, will have more crowded beaches nearby, but, again, have more amenities, as well as more things for families to take advantage of.
For those who want a little adventure in their Ibiza vacation, there are beaches such as Cala Llenya and Punta Galera to name just two. Beaches such as this have many water sports available like snorkeling and kayaking. There are even some nice cliffs into deep water for cliff jumping. There are many beaches to take in a gorgeous sunset and one of the best, and with good reason, is Cala d’Hort. The formation of Es Vedrà is the backdrop of the beach, and Cala Conte is also a great choice for watching the sun go down. While there are many tourists that flock to Ibiza each year there are still many beaches that have secluded coves and areas where you can get away from the crowds.
If you are traveling to Ibiza for famous parties and the nightlife, you will find several beaches that can accommodate you. Playa d’en Bossa is THE party beach and on the east coast in the south part of Ibiza town and is the longest beach on the island. The nightlife rages on the beach until the early morning hours and there are also many clubs and bars and restaurants. Playa d’en Bossa is where the famous open-air venue Ushuaïa is located. San Antonio beach is on the west coast of the island and has the two big clubs of Es Paradis and Eden, which are right under the palm trees. This beach is also renowned for its sunset strip with many cafes, bars, restaurants, and shops.
Food, Drink and Dining
There are tons of eating and drinking options in Ibiza on or near the many beaches from five-star dining to tiny beach shacks selling inexpensive food and drinks. The seafood on the island is fantastic, and paella and sangria can be found in spades. From drinking libations at an all-night raging party or relaxing with a beer or glass of wine watching a spectacular sunset at a secluded beach cove, Ibiza has you covered.
Ibiza is so much more than a party hot-spot, as gorgeous beaches, beautiful water, and great food can be found all around the island, which has something for every vacationer.