Looking for relaxation, warm sand and salt water for your next summer vacation? We take you to discover our top 10 most beautiful beaches of the mythical island of Ibiza. Nicknamed the white island, this one will nevertheless offer you a sparkling and delicate palette of colors thanks to its beaches with golden tints, its cliffs with ochre and terracotta mixtures as well as its sometimes emerald green and sometimes turquoise waters.
From the quiet and secluded coves of the north of Ibiza to the frenzied rhythms of the beaches of the south of the island, let’s dive in together for some nice discoveries in the heart of the Mediterranean.
Calo D’En Serra: for lovers of underwater life
If you are passionate about diving or snorkeling, we invite you to the small and charming cove of Calo d’En Serra in the north of Ibiza. Bordered by fishermen’s huts, this beach is often very quiet or even deserted because of its rather slippery sea bed. A superb place if you wish to avoid the tourists! When you swim or dive after the posidonia dam, you will discover the marine fauna and flora that make this spot incredible: bands of small colored fish, silky seaweed, crustaceans, in short a beautiful encounter with the aquatic life of Ibiza.
Platja Xarraca: an experience in an enchanting setting
The Platja Xarraca cove is one of the most beautiful beaches in Ibiza: its emerald-colored water has carved out over the years the flaming red rock on which you can rest. Located in the northwest of Ibiza, this quiet beach seems to have been abandoned by tourists despite its incredible beauty! You will have the possibility of putting on your masks and snorkels to discover the seabed covered with aquatic herbs.
Aigues Blanques: swimming in transparent waters
Nicknamed the white water beach, Aigues Blanques beach owes its name to its translucent waters that stretch to the horizon. This beach is a popular spot for families who want to stay calm and where children can swim and splash around in the shallow waters.
Pou Des Lleo: the place to be for food lovers
Also known as En Marti, Pou Des Lleo beach is above all a fishermen’s spot, which makes it a good spot for food lovers. It is one of the most picturesque beaches of Ibiza where you can find straw umbrellas, fishermen’s huts and straw huts to enjoy good grilled fish, fried squid, crabs, all accompanied by a small glass of sangria.
Cala Benirras: a trip to the 70s
Cala Benirras welcomes you in a bohemian spirit worthy of the hippie legends. Every evening, nostalgic people and nature lovers gather here to admire the beautiful sunset while sitting on the pebble beach. Once the sun disappears, its light is then replaced by the one of the numerous campfires that are born on this beach of Ibiza.
Cala Conta: activities to discover the sea
Cala Conta has the particularity of having 3 sandbanks separated by rocks that you can explore if you like to observe crabs and other marine creatures. It is also possible to rent extra large paddles or pedal boats that will allow you to embark to an islet located in the center of the lagoon.
Cala Pada: a break in the shade
Located near Santa Eulalia, Cala Pada is ideal for families: not very crowded, easy to access, they like to come and rest in the shade of the pine trees between two swims in the calm waters of the Mediterranean. You will find several restaurants where you can taste the culinary specialties of the region during a family lunch.
Cala Salada: the beach of the locals
Located near San Antonio, this address is only known by locals and regulars. The beach of Cala Salada is only accessible by foot where you will have to go along the cliffs lined with pine trees to get there and then go down stone stairs that will lead you to the fine sand. It is also possible to get there by boat, which is not for everyone, which is why Calada Salada is less frequented than its neighboring beaches.
Cala D’Hort: under the Mediterranean sun
If you like heat, sun and sunbathing, this is the beach for you. You can lie down on the stones that will warm you up after a good swim. Holidaymakers usually go there in the early hours of the day, before the sun is at its zenith, to avoid the heat. Others like to go there in the late afternoon to admire the sunset that gives the islands of Es Vedra and Es Vedranella champagne-colored reflections.
Las Salinas: the spot not to be missed
Located in the south of Ibiza, it is almost impossible to conclude your luxury vacation without visiting Las Salinas beach and its long stretch of fine sand that embodies the very spirit of Ibiza. One part of this beach offers a wild atmosphere where the sound of DJ booths and the sound of ice cubes clinking in glasses are mixed together. The other part of the beach offers a calm atmosphere in the many small coves carved in the rock.
Las Salinas represents a nice alternative for vacationers who live to the rhythm of the night birds and who wish to find the wild and calm side of the island during the day.
As you can see, the island of Ibiza offers different types of beaches from its northern part to its southern part. These can be suitable for families as well as for couples, while passing by groups of friends or solo travelers who have come to recharge their batteries or to meet other travelers. Whether you want to rest, explore the sea bed, observe the beauty of nature, practice water sports or party, you will find what you are looking for in our top 10 beaches of Ibiza.