Are you planning a luxury trip to Ibiza? If you have already decided, be prepared because its offer is very wide. In addition to enjoying the best beaches in Ibiza, there is much more.
Some of its proposals: culture, gastronomy, tradition, VIP parties, luxury villas, international DJs by clicking on the best night clubs, yachts and mega yachts, lamborghinis roaring at street level, unforgettable sunsets and of course, spectacular coves and beaches of turquoise waters to take a perfect bath.
And now, to advance information about your luxury vacation to Ibiza, in this publication you will find all the information about which are the 5 best beaches in Ibiza (with something special): how to get there, what to eat and other information about the facilities.
Read on to know which beaches and coves to see in Ibiza and enjoy your luxury vacation on the White island to the fullest!
1. CALA BENIRRÁS
Cala Benirrás is one of the best coves in the north of Ibiza. Let yourself be carried away by the magic and good energies of the cove, a mountainous environment and its hippy airs. You will travel to the 70s of Ibiza!
If you plan to rent a yacht in Ibiza, the bay where Cala Benirrás is located is a common mooring point for boats and yachts, for those who wish to enjoy the impressive sunset with the sound of drums.
Things to do in Benirrás
If on your beach day you feel like discovering the most bohemian side of Benirrás, don’t miss the mythical “drum party”.
Every Sunday, the Cala Benirrás becomes a meeting point for countless tourists and residents, watching the impressive sunset, enjoying the atmosphere to the rhythm of the drums and timbals. Everyone here dances, takes pictures, drinks, and enjoys … it’s a real experience!
Remember to take yourself a picture in the cove with the boats in the background and Es Cap Bernat, also known as “the finger of God”, a thin and pointed islet, 27 meters high, located in the center of the bay.
Where to eat in Cala Benirrás
To eat luxury in Cala Benirrás there are several restaurants and beach bars with a varied menu for all tastes. They also offer food service to hammocks.
To enjoy a good meal in one of the best beaches in Ibiza is:
• Restaurant 2000: if you want to taste fresh fish that they collect themselves in their fishing boats then it deserves a mandatory visit.
• Elements: the beach club in Benirrás has a suggestive menu and international cuisine. They offer food for all tastes and it is delicious.
How to get to Cala Benirrás
The easiest way is to go to the road that connects the towns of Sant Joan de Labritja with Sant Miquel de Balansat. Halfway along the route, take the turnoff that indicates Cala Benirrás and drive 3 km. until you reach the cove.
2. CALA D’ HORT
Cala D´ Hort is one of the best beaches in Ibiza located west of the island. Despite being a small beach, it is essential for every visit to Ibiza to have the best views of the islets of Es Vedrá and Es Vedranell.
You can enjoy one of the best sunsets on the island in an absolutely paradisiacal natural environment.
“In Cala D’Hort there is magic”
As you get closer, you feel the sensation. In addition, from the shore you can see stunning views that you can accompany with a cool drink in any of its beach bars.
Things to do in Cala D´ Hort
The biggest attraction of Cala D´Hort is the obligatory visit to Es Vedrá. This impressive massif that emerges from the water has served as inspiration and place of special energies. Our recommendation is to visit Sa Pedrera and climb to the tower. The views are spectacular. Take advantage of the day to contemplate an unforgettable sunset in this magical place.
Where to eat in Cala D´ Hort
There are two restaurants in Cala D´Hort recognized for their quality and as fresh fish restaurants and, of course, the traditional seafood paella.
• El Carmen: a restaurant in Cala d Hort overlooking Es Vedrá. It is the perfect option to enjoy a good meal with privileged views. You can eat paella or a tasty peix bullit on the beach. Rice is always a success!
• Es Boldadó: a restaurant with a wide gastronomic offer, where you will find typical dishes of Ibizan, mediterranean and traditional cuisine. It is accessed from the road that comes from San José (roadside sign) that enters a dirt road.
If you wish, from the beach you can cross the rocks and fishermen’s huts to the wooden staircase that goes up to this famous restaurant.
How to get to Cala D´ Hort
It is located about 23 km from Ibiza and about 8 km from Sant Josep. You can reach Cala d’Hort in two ways, always starting from Sant Josep. The first one is taking the road of Es Cubells and the second one is taking the road to Sant Antoni.
You can park in a torrent located on the beach, although in July and August it is usually full and you have to park at the top of the slope.
3. CALA SAN VICENTE
Cala San Vicente is one of the most beautiful beaches in Ibiza, not only for its calm and crystalline waters, but also for having a natural environment with an aspect of the wildest, the breadth of its beach and all the optimal services offered to the tourist.
Despite being one of the first coves in developed buildings, Cala San Vicente is one of the best beaches in northern Ibiza. There are still some traditional fishermen’s cabins that keep this beach with its traditional look.
One of the points that make Cala San Vicente very striking is the splendid viewpoint to witness the breathtaking views of the beach.
Take the opportunity to go for a walk in the afternoon and discover new corners. Do not forget to take a picture in Cala San Vicente with the silhouette of the islet of Tagomago in the background.
Things to do in Cala San Vicente
If you like water adventures, in Cala San Vicente you can do activities such as SUP (Stand Up Paddle), kayaking or do a diving course at the diving school that is right there. It should be noted that the beach has been awarded the 2019 blue flag and does not admit nudism or naturism.
Where to eat in Cala San Vicente
The wonderful cove of the north of the island offers along the promenade a great variety of restaurants that serve fresh fish and seafood, paella and typical food of the Ibizan island.
Our favorite places to eat in Cala San Vicente:
• On The Beach: Restaurant & Chill Out with a terrace overlooking the sea that, besides offering delicious organic food, is a place decorated with a lot of style and originality.
• The Boat House: A charming restaurant that perfectly combines attention, quality and atmosphere. They serve Spanish, Arabic and international food, very varied, delicious and exotic. They have fresh fish and seafood of the day.
How to get to Cala San Vicente
There are several roads to access the Cala San Vicente. It can be reached from both Sant Joan and San Carlos. Although both roads have enough curves, the stunning views towards the sea surrounding the cliff and the first view by car from above are simply spectacular.
4. Cala Comte
Cala Comte or Cala Conta is one of the most beautiful beaches in Ibiza. According to various rankings of travel magazines, its calm waters of intense turquoise color and the beauty of the surrounding environment make it one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
The Beaches of Comte are formed by two coves, separated by a rock where the Sunset Ashram beach bar is located, typical to enjoy one of the best sunsets in Ibiza. Thanks to its calm and crystalline waters, it is a good area for snorkeling.
In addition, the warm water temperature invites you to enter and take a good bath. Without a doubt, it is one of the best beaches in Ibiza.
Things to do in Cala Comte
To visit the Torre d’en Rovira, one of the things to do in Ibiza yes or yes, you have to go walking there. Just follow the coast on a flat path from Comte in the direction of San Antonio. It’s about 30 minutes, but you have unbeatable views of the Beaches of Comte, Cala Bassa and San Antonio.
Where to eat in Cala Comte
Sunset Ashram Restaurant, located in the highest part of the cove, is the most famous beach bar for its location to capture some of the best photographs. Its menu is composed of typical Spanish food, sushi and Hindu. They also prepare sandwiches, huge hamburgers and great combined dishes.
If you prefer more formal restaurants, with good views to eat, you can find S’Illa des Bosc and Ses Roques, both of them are exceptional restaurants with a varied menu of fish and seafood, exquisite meats and rice dishes, and much more.
How to get to Cala Comte
From San Antonio take the PM-803 road towards San José, when you reach Sant Agusti, turn right following the signs to Cala Comte.
5. Aguas Blancas
The Aguas Blancas beach is one of the best beaches in Ibiza and the only one that provides shade in the early afternoon.
The turquoise waters are reasonably shallow and great for swimming, with plenty of caves and rocks to explore if you dare. When the wind is up, foamy white waves lap at the shore hence the name, translating to white waters.
It is located northeast of the island and is considered one of the most famous nudist beaches in Ibiza, ideal for swimming and diving. It is a long and very open beach protected by cliffs, so it is perfect to spend the whole day.
Things to do in Aguas Blancas
The fame of this beach is mainly due to its mud baths, the foam of the sea that forms in the waves and its wild appearance. In addition, it has less influx of people than in other recommended beaches in Ibiza.
On the left side of the beach you will find the famous mud bathing area. It is a tradition to remove the mud from the cliff and put it on wet skin, an excellent natural tonic for the skin.
Where to eat in Aguas Blancas
Aguas Blancas has two beach bars: one larger next to the way down and another somewhat smaller a little further south. The Chiringuito Aguas Blancas is a lovely place to disconnect and with an extensive menu for all palates.
Another restaurant with a lounge terrace, which also serves food very late at night, is called FEEL Restaurant Tapas, a cozy place very well decorated and with a very high quality of its dishes.
How to get to Aguas Blancas
To get to the beach of Aguas Blancas you must take the road from San Carlos to Cala San Vicente, turn right at the Aguas Blancas beach sign and follow the straight lane until you reach a paid parking area at the top from the cliff.
The biggest drawback of Aguas Blancas’ beach is its complicated access, since there is a good slope walking from the parking lot to the beach.