Temples of partying, relaxation, and beauty, the islands of Ibiza and Formentera also offer some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, if not the world. Here is our selection of the most beautiful beaches not to be missed on these pieces of paradise.
The most spectacular : Cala Conta (Ibiza)
We couldn’t deal with beaches in Ibiza and Formentera without talking about Cala conta. This white sandy beach is famous for its crystal-clear waters and stunning sunset views. With its small bars and restaurants, it’s the perfect place to spend a relaxing day with family or friends. We recommend booking a table at Sunset Ashram for a dreamy dinner overlooking a vibrant sunset.
The most renowned : Ses Illetes (Formentera)
Located on the neighboring island of Formentera, this white sandy beach is famous worldwide for its crystal-clear waters and unique peaceful ambiance. In a spectacular natural spot, it’s the ideal place for a day of relaxation by the sea. It’s a delight to walk in the water, weaving between the fish… No need to go to Bahamas, Ses Illetes is just in front of you !
The largest : Cala Tarida (Ibiza)
Surrounded by pine trees and cliffs, this fine sandy beach is ideal for families with children due to its shallow and calm waters. It’s one of the largest on the island, so there’s no problem finding a spot in the sun… Here is program : clear water, sunbeds, Ibiza vibes and cool music falling from Cotton Beach Club. Water activities are also available.
The most hippie : Cala Nova (Ibiza)
Located on the east coast of Ibiza, this white sandy beach is also bordered by dunes and pine trees. It’s popular among surfers for its waves, but also suitable for families for swimming and sunbathing. Cala Nova is also one of the most hippie places on the entire island, especially with the Amorigen restaurant where you can spend crazy nights with live music and very particular energy.
The longest : Playa de Migjorn (Formentera)
This heavenly beach with fine sand stretches for several kilometers along the south coast of Formentera. Surrounded by pine trees and dunes, it offers a spectacular natural setting for a day of relaxation. It feels like being alone in the world in this dreamlike scenery. A place no to be missed during you next Formentera trip…
The most mystical : Cala d’Hort (Ibiza)
The most iconic spot in Ibiza ! This sandy beach offers breathtaking views of the mystical island of Es Vedra, renowned for its mysterious magnetism. The crystal-clear waters are perfect for snorkeling, and dining at one of the restaurants is enchanting. It’s like a postcard-perfect setting within reach and a perfect shooting place to make your friends jealous.
The most intimate : Cala Saladeta
This crazy spot is located near Cala Salada and is accessible via a short walk through the rocks. During your journey, you’ll be amazed by the viewpoint and the shades of blue. It’s famous for its turquoise waters and white, fine sand. It’s one of our favorites but also one of the most crowded due to its small size. We can’t have everything…
The most turquoise : Cala Xarraca (Ibiza)
This secluded and chill beach is located on the north coast of Ibiza and offers stunning views of the surrounding cliffs. The waters are ideal for snorkeling and water activities. Our tip is to go further and climbing rocks to discover a heartbreaking hidden beach only known by locals. It’s clearly among the clearest waters on the entire island.
The wildest : Las Salinas (Ibiza)
This white sandy beach is surrounded by hills and pine trees and is famous for its festive ambiance. With its beach bars and diverse restaurants, it’s the perfect place for a day of leisure and lively evening. Again, it’s an immense stretch of sand, so it’s the place to go to find a nice spot when the island is crowded with tourists.