Must-see attractions in South Ibiza

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    Platja de Ses Salines

    Arguably Ibiza's best beach, Platja de Ses Salines is a gorgeous sweep of white sand with glass-clear sea, backed by rolling sand dunes, patches of sabina…

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    Stonehenge

    Ibiza’s most contemporary attraction is a stunning open-air, clifftop monument that locals have named Stonehenge. A semicircle of 13 basalt columns, it…

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    Parc Natural de Ses Salines

    Encompassing southeastern Ibiza and stretching south across the water to northern Formentera, this 168-sq-km World Heritage–listed nature reserve…

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    Es Vedrà

    Off Ibiza's southwest tip, the exquisite, vertiginous island of Es Vedrà is one of the most startling sights in the Balearics, emerging abruptly from the…

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    Es Cavallet

    On the eastern side of a slender peninsula, the wonderful, wild-feel, salt-white beach of Es Cavallet is one of the island's most perfect strips of sand…

  • Atlantis

    A tiny rocky peninsula that's been nicknamed Atlantis for decades, this remarkable place is actually a former quarry, but it's easy to see how hippies…

  • Cala d'Hort

    Nestled beneath the steep wooded hills of Ibiza's isolated southwest corner, opposite the craggy, dramatic limestone islet of Es Vedrà, bijou Cala d’Hort…

  • Poblament Fenici de Sa Caleta

    This important cliffside spot marks the first human settlement in Ibiza. In the early 8th century BC, the Carthaginians established a foothold here,…

  • Cala Llentrisca

    This sublime little horseshoe bay, backed by wooded hills, isn't accessible by road, but it's only a 10-minute walk from the nearest parking spot, 4km…

  • Es Vedranell

    Guarding its bigger sister Es Vedrà like a demon from a fantasy novel, the small island of Es Vedranell is jumble of jagged rocks. Its nickname, 'sleeping…

  • Sant Francesc de s'Estany

    The little village of Sant Francesc de s'Estany, 6km southwest of Ibiza Town and near the airport, was a base for the workers of the surrounding salines …

  • Casita Verde

    Established in 1996 this ecological education centre enjoys an idyllic rural location. It functions as an experiential centre for permaculture techniques,…

  • Cala Vedella

    One of Ibiza's most sheltered, attractive bays, cliff-framed Cala Vedella lies at the rear of a deep inlet. It's an upmarket resort perfect for families,…

  • Torre de Ses Portes

    From this formidable 18th-century defence tower on Ibiza's southernmost tip (a 20-minute walk from the south end of Es Cavallet or Platja de Ses Salines),…

  • Es Torrent

    One of Ibiza's secret coves, Es Torrent is 8km south of Sant Josep on the west side of the Porroig promontory. Its name comes from its position at the end…

  • Platja de Sa Caleta

    Sa Caleta, 3.5km west of the airport (though you wouldn't know it), consists of three little beaches: the main one has golden sand, with loungers and…

  • Cova de Buda

    Just above the extraordinary old quarry known as Atlantis, this cavern is considered sacred by the spiritually inclined. It's home to a remarkable Buddha…

  • Torre des Savinar

    The lofty, spectacularly located Torre des Savinar defence tower boasts sweeping views directly over the enigmatic islets of Es Vedrà and Es Vedranell,…

  • Cala Codolar

    Cliff-flanked Cala Codolar is a tiny, sheltered sandy beach at the end of a fiddly (signposted) dirt track, southwest off the Platges de Comte road. The…

  • Sa Talaiassa

    Ibiza's highest peak, Sa Talaiassa (475m), lords it over the south of the island. You can drive to the summit (it's signposted from the Sant Josep–Cala…