Attractions

Top Choice Lighthouse in Portinatx

Far de Portinatx

There are many lighthouses sprinkled around the Balearics, but this majestic candy-striped structure is the tallest: 52m high, with a 2.25m-wide lantern. From Platja Es Port (with parking) at the northeast tip of Po…
Cave in North & Interior Ibiza

Cova des Culleram

You'll need your imagination to fully appreciate this modest-looking cave, 5km northwest of Cala de Sant Vicent. Consisting of a few small chambers, it isn't visually impressive, but it does form a vital part of Ibi…
Beach in Sant Miquel de Balansat & Around

Benirràs

Reached by two spectacular serpentine roads, the distant, silvery northern bay of Benirràs has high, forested cliffs, a trio of bar-restaurants and sun loungers with jade-hued umbrellas to rent. It's a dreamy locati…
Beach in North & Interior Ibiza

Aigües Blanques

This exposed, east-facing, gold-sand beach gets its name (White Waters') from the surf, which whips up here in strong winds. Most of the year things are actually very tranquil, and the scenery is stunning, with seve…
Historic Building in Sant Carles de Peralta

Es Trull de Ca n'Andreu

A fine example of an Ibizan casament (farmhouse), 17th-century Es Trull de Ca n'Andreu is a blinding-white structure of tiny windows, overflowing bougainvillea and low, timbered roofs. 'Es trull' refers to the house…
Church in Sant Carles de Peralta

Església de Sant Carles

Sant Carles' village church is a striking, whitewashed 18th-century building, with an impressive arcaded, wood-beamed entrance porch and a simple single-nave interior. Today's peaceful scene belies a traumatic past:…
Beach in Portinatx

Cala d'en Serra

This sheltered bay, 2.5km east of Portinatx, is one of the island's prettiest, reached by a spectacular road offering a succession of vistas over azure water below (though it's in terrible condition; walk down in 10…
Church in Sant Miquel de Balansat & Around

Església de Sant Miquel

Sant Miquel's shimmering-white 14th-century church-fortress sits atop a low-rise hill, on the site of a ruined Moorish-era farmstead. The restored early-17th-century frescoes in its Capella de Benirràs are a swirl o…
Tower in North & Interior Ibiza

Torre d'en Valls

With majestic views over the Mediterranean from a patch of volcanic rock, 1km east of Pou des Lleó beach, the 18th-century Torre d’en Valls is one of the island's best-preserved defence towers (it was restored in th…
Village in Sant Llorenç de Balàfia & Around

Balàfia

Take a lane west off the C733 beside the Camí de Balàfia restaurant, 2km northeast of Sant Llorenç, to find the once-fortified hamlet of Balàfia, where two homes have their own defence towers. Balàfia is often consi…