Cala Llonga is a horseshoe shaped bay located in the municipality of Santa Eulalia del Rio. It is often described as clean, busy but calm and quiet with nice shallow waters. It is a lovely beach with beautiful fine white sand and alluring sea, perfect for relaxation and families with children.
A club-free zone beach that is surrounded by a pine forest on both sides, big hotels and resort style restaurants. Even though there are no clubs around, the atmosphere is lively, in fact, there’s a comedy bar in the area plus Spanish dancing shows. The safe shallow water makes this clean beach a very popular choice for families with young children and of course, you will find plenty of attractions in Cala Llonga.
Type: Sandy Beach, White Fine Sand
Cala Llonga has a beautiful wide beach with white sand and calm aquamarine waters. The water is very shallow and calm as well as crystal clear. The beach is relatively busy as there are a lot of beach umbrellas dotted in its wide sand but it is actually one of the quietest resorts on the island. It is crowed but has plenty of room to relax under the sun.
Everything you need on your holiday is here such as supermarket, pharmacy, public toilets, showers, children’s playground, shops, cafes, sunbeds and parasols for rent at 6 euros each and plenty of places to eat and drink until midnight. The beach has a wooden board to go in and out of the water.
This beautiful sandy very versatile beach is fun for everybody. There is also a lifeguard on duty that displays a flag if jellyfish are present in the nice shallow water. With that being said, be vigilant when swimming in the sea to avoid being stung by a jellyfish. Also, green flag means its safe to swim and white flag with the jellyfish image is a warning sign.
How to get there:
Geo: 38º9552287 N / 1º5079769 E
Cala Llonga is 9 km away from Ibiza Town, 26 km from Sant Antoni de Portmany and 30-35 minutes away from the airport by car. There are 4 different ways to get there from Ibiza town and Santa Eularia. By bus, taxi, car and via ferry. The easiest but the most expensive way is to take a taxi which costs 18 euros and takes approximately 20 minutes. The cheapest but the longest way is taking a bus for 2 euros. The travel time takes approximately 28 minutes and it departs every 3 hours regularly everyday. The quickest however, is by driving a car which only takes 16 minutes. The ferry to Cala Llonga from Santa Eularia runs every hour starting from 10am and the cost each way is 7 euros per person. If you are coming from Santa Eulalia, you can easily catch the bus 41 behind the Town Hall and it cost about £1.60, this bus stops right next to Cala Llonga beach. Take note that there is limited parking for private cars in the area. However, there are plenty of taxis waiting on top of the beach.
Did you know?
Cala Llonga used to be a small fishing village, but due to the beautiful beaches nearby, this quiet village has transformed into a busy paradise.
But even though it is now surrounded by the towering hotels and apartments, you can still have a quiet day with your love ones.
What to see:
There are also a lot of things to see in Cala Llonga. The beach has beautiful underwater life and has a beautiful scenery of the blue water along the coast of Ibiza. It is a beautiful beach that looks like a pretty little town with all the facilities you would want.
What to do:
There is an extensive list of things to do in Cala Llonga.
Windsurf – for adrenaline junkies out there, this is the perfect activity to do. One must be careful though as windsurfing is only for the experienced.
Snorkeling – another option is to do snorkeling. It is not only fun, Cala Llonga also has a lot of beautiful coral reefs that will leave you in awe.
Diving – as mentioned above, Cala Llonga has beautiful coral reefs and is home to wonderful sea life. This beach is the perfect place to learn scuba diving. You will see octopuses, seahorses, sting rays and many more if you go diving here.
Boat renting – an incredible experience that is not only cheap but also safe. It is probably the best thing to do in Cala Llonga if you come in big group.
Hiking – right next Cala Llonga is Cala Blanca. You can hike in an off the beaten track and explore the mysterious tunnel in the the beach’s cliff.
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Pedaling – 1 hour of pedalo cost 18 euros, you might think that’s steep but it is actually a great fun.
Where to eat:
La Vela Ristorante Pizzeria Italiana
For pizza lovers, this restaurant is the best place to go, not only it is beautifully furnished, they also serve an authentic Italian pizza which is properly stone baked for a price that is not going to break your bank. All the food here is home made and of excellent quality. For drinks, this restaurant has the record of the best sangria and the staff here are just the loveliest. Don’t miss out their desserts too. You will definitely love it.
Address: Carretera Cala Llonga 96, 07849 Cala Llonga, Ibiza, Spain
Opening Hours: Every day from 00:00 to 02:00
Phone: +34 871 03 23 92
A little gem with lovely and romantic atmosphere under the lemon trees and a Vietnamese touch in the kitchen. You will be surprised how the food is served elegantly and creatively in Casa Piedra. The food is spectacular and worth every penny spent. The cuisine is a fusion of Asian, Peruvian and Spanish. Some of the favorite foods are Patatas bravas with pork ribs, baby scallops, lamb, cannelloni, beef fillet with foie gras and the wine selection is extensive.
Don’t forget to take photos of your food coz they are Instagram worthy and it is for sure a dining experience that you need to experience. Just make sure to book a table first as the place is getting more popular it is getting harder to find a seat.
Address: Ctra. Cala Llonga, 42, 07849 Cala Llonga, Illes Balears, Spain
Opening Hours: Every day from 18:00 to 23:30
Phone: +34 971 19 65 58
Open since 1968 Wild Asparagus restaurant serves Mediterranean, European and Spanish cuisine. This restaurant is also vegetarian friendly and has gluten free options. Perched atop a hill, this restaurant is set in a stunning location and the view from the terrace is fantastic overlooking Cala Llonga beach. With lots of choices on the menu with unbeatable food since it opened. Every visit means a wonderful meal. Try their paella, it is one of the best in Ibiza. First class restaurant with first class service.
Address: Cala Llonga Bay, 07849 Cala Llonga, Ibiza Spain
Opening Hours: Every day from 10:00 to 23:00
Phone: +34 971 19 64 09
What about drinks, shops and hotels?
The Pirate bar – this bar has wide range of cocktails and mock tails beautifully decorated with umbrellas and feathers making it picture perfect. The atmosphere is warm and the cocktails are fantastic.
Mayfair Bar – A bar that plays brilliant music that goes well with the place. This little haven that serves exquisite cocktails needs to be experienced when in Ibiza.
Cala Llonga is actually a place where everything you need is just a few steps away. There are plenty of souvenir shops you can choose from.
Cala Llonga has an excellent choice of hotels and apartments.
The options are:
Palladium Hotel – it is in a stunning location overlooking the beautiful beach and rooms with private balcony plus the hotel has its own quiet pool.
Sirenis Cala Llonga – With free parking, good for families and an on-site restaurant as well as its own swimming pool.
Apartamentos Cala Llonga – Beach front location with clean and spacious rooms.
El Pinas Aparthotel – This aparthotel has great views from the balcony, air-conditioned rooms and has a laundry service.
Beware of jellyfish in the water. There is a flag that tells you if it is safe to swim or if there are jellyfish in the water. Green flag means it is safe and white flag with an image of jellyfish is a warning.
Also, it is much better to arrive early to save a sunbed that is closest to the water. You don’t want anyone blocking that stunning view.