Practically Figueretas is the urban beach in Ibiza town. You can enjoy the Mediterranean sandy beach and a refreshing bath without leaving the city. Besides, nothing is missing in this area: a wide range of hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, supermarkets, banks, ATM, water sports, car rental, scooter rental, boat excursions are all available here. Every day in the summertime, along the palm tree-lined promenade, there is a craft street market until late. This promenade is a popular meeting point for families, locals, couples, and tourists.
Type: Sandy Beach
Figueretas Beach is 400 meters in length and from 20 to 30 in width. It has ideal soft sand to lie down, and indubitably there is an option to rent a sunbed. But what’s more magical is relaxing on a sarong after bathing in the sea. It is very safe for kids and everybody to go into the shallow water.
- Access for the disables
- Water sports
- Water activities
- Bus stop
How to get there:
Geo: 38.904133, 1.421770
This known beach is in the downtown one and a half kilometer from the port and Dalt Vila. It is precisely between Dalt Vila and the famous Playa d’en Bossa. It is 6 kilometers from the airport, 16km from San Antonio town and 19km away from Santa Eulalia del Rio town.
Wherever you are staying, all the roads lead to Ibiza center. From the main towns and beaches there are bus lines to Ibiza, and some reaches the Figueretas bus stop. From the airport the bus line L10 pass by Figueretas (the cost is around the 3 €). In the high season, Ibiza island has many options for transportation like taxi, bus, car rental and scooter rental. Finally, it is possible to take a ferry from the Ibiza port.
Did you know?
In the middle age, from the Catalan conquest in 1235 to the defeat in 1715, the island was divided into four parts, each of them called quartó. Figueretas neighborhood was part of Ses Salines Quartó, the original name is Ses Figueretes which means small fig trees in Ibizan dialect, the reason why: at that time was, big fruit tree orchard, fig-trees, almond trees, apricot trees, carob trees and vines filled that landscape. Where now is a migrants’ neighborhood and a touristic center.
During August, the Figueretas festivities are held. Magnificent fireworks show from the front beach islet s’Illa de ses Rates. The colorful lights reflect on the sea delighting the people who are coming from all the island to enjoy it as well as the live music and the big party on the beach until late.
The nigh of Saint Joan in June, all beaches are full of traditional bonfires to jump on as an old pagan ritual. People spend the night drinking and having snacks, the municipality organizes events, concerts and fireworks.
What to see:
If you walk left along the promenade of Figueretas and pass all the terraces of the restaurants, there begins a natural hill to cross where you’ll find an attractive and wilder part of the coast with fewer hotels. The view to the beautiful blue line of the sea is panoramic. This area is called the Soto, and from here, you can reach the walled city of Dalt Vila.
Walking in the opposite direction toward Playa d’en Bossa the palm promenade is like a border between the sea and the city. This famous small quarter offers all kinds of activities because it is part of the city center.
What to do:
There are many options to spend the day on this beach, take a sunbath on a sunbed admiring the astounding views of the bay, take a drink in a bar on the seafront promenade, eat sushi or paella sitting in the beautiful terraces of the restaurants.
There are also a lot of water activities: paddle surf, kayaking, boat excursions to explore hiden caves, boat parties, snorkeling around the islets of Escullets de sa Corbeta, sa Corbeta, Illa Negra de l’Oest, Illa de ses Rates or Escullet de s’Illa de ses Rates. There is a beach volleyball net that can be used by everyone to play with. To explore the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea, there are the Somni Blau Diving Center and the Arenal Diving Ibiza.
Where to eat:
Alongside the beachfront promenade, there are several restaurants with a terrace with Spanish and Mediterranean food and international cuisine. Between the several options to eat and spend what you want, here you have a list of 3 restaurants recommended by us, with the best food served in the Island:
Soleado is a French restaurant located in the end part of the promenade, open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner time. Specialized in fish, seafood, and meat: fresh-grilled ribeye, steak, sirloin, sea bass, sirloin, ceviche, etc.
Address: Paseo ses Pitiuses, Figueretas, 07800, Illes Balears, Spain
Opening Hours: Every day
Phone : +34 971 39 48 11
Fusion Ibiza. From the traditional seafood paella, Spanish tapas, salads, pasta, burgers, every dish has a special flavor. The cocktails menu is also special and creative. The prices are budget-friendly, knowing that in Ibiza good food and the beach front restaurants can be costly, Fusion provides quality ingredients, delightful food with a cozy chill-out terrace.
Address: Calle Interior-P.Maritimo S/N, Figueretas, 07800, Illes Balears, Spain.
Opening Hours: every day from 10:00 to 01:00
Phone: +34 971 30 54 52
Magnus Playa Bistro
Magnus Playa Bistro. The seasoning Ibizan specialties are not easy to find; in this restaurant you can taste the lobster or the fisherman’s rice cooked just as an Ibizan know. Here you find options for every taste, daily menu, burgers, hummus, meat, seafood, wok, curry, and more. It is a typical local restaurant, open all year.
Address: Paseo ses Pituses 17, Figueretas, 07800, Illes Balears, Spain.
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00 to 03:00
Phone: +34 609 34 04 84
What about drinks and hotels?
The Figueretas location is easy and comfortable, all kind of shops are near, souvenirs, clothes, shoes. The handicraft street market is in the promenade from the afternoon until 3 am, where you find hippie style accessories, few imported from India and Bali Indonesia. Not so far away is the Ibiza center, where all the fashion brand stores are.
There are a lot of bars and restaurants along the beach and in the neighborhood, you can also explore the lively area, during day and night the tourists and the locals give a stylish atmosphere.
To stay comfortable in your holidays, the hotel’s offer is vast, some of them: Hotel Ibiza Playa, One Ibiza Suites, Apartamentos B-Llobet, Llobet Ibiza, are good options.
Figueretas is on the city of Ibiza, if you got a car, finding a parking space can be not so easy in high season. The town is small, so we propose you to park on the outskirts of the city and walk a bit. If you are staying in Ibiza town, Figueretas is within walking distance from any point in the city.