Platja de s’Estanyol
Platja de s’Estanyol
This tiny beach is part of Sant Antoni bay, although it is in an urban area, its charm will capture your eyes and its fine sand and shallow turquoise waters will capture your heart.
The best thing about this beach is, it has all the services you need to enjoy your holiday without having to leave the area.
Type: Sandy Beach
It is 20 meters wide and 150 meters long with fine and soft sand and shallow water which is perfect for families with children. It is surrounded with lots of multi storey hotels and restaurants but not much greenery. Access to water for people with reduced mobility is possible but does not have a lifeguard service.
The beach is separated by a concrete wall from the road. It has a lot of plastic chairs lined from the outside of the hotels and there are boats anchored in the middle of the sea.
- Access for the disables
- Water sports
- Water activities
- Bus stop
How to get there:
Geo: 38º968092 N / 1º300041 E
Playa s’Estanyol is about 2 kilometers from the town of San Antonio and is within walking distance along the sea. It is also 25 kilometers from the town of Ibiza. There are 4 different ways to get there. By car, motorcycle, bus or ferry. Taxi from Ibiza town costs over 30 euros. Meanwhile, taking the bus L2 and L6 from Sant Antoni bus station is cheaper but takes a little bit longer. The other option and a fun way to arrive in this beach is by taking a ferry at San Antonio port. The easiest of course is by car or motorcycle. From Ibiza, take the C-731 road and drive towards Sant Antoni. When you reach the port of Sant Antoni, there is a central roundabout with a famous Columbus monument Egg. Take Sant Agustí road, signed as Cala de Bou direction, in this roundabout. Sant Agustí Avenue goes southwest along the Bay of Sant Antoni and the road signposts Platja de s’Estanyol is two kilometers away. No worries about parking as it is available near the beach.
Did you know?
S’Estanyol means “pond” in the Catalan language. On Ibiza island, there are two beaches with this same name. The other beach is in Santa Eulària municipality, near to the sportive port in Ibiza city. A quiet and peaceful small-scale cove that is surrounded by rocky cliffs and jungle-like greenery. While Playa de S’estanyol is in Sant Joseph municipality, part of Sant Antoni Bay surrounded by hotels and not much greenery.
What to see:
If you happen to be in San Antonio on a Friday, visit the Art & Mercat market, where you will find mainly alternative brands of clothing from Ibiza, handicrafts, food, and eco-friendly products. Don’t forget to walk around and see the wonders every stall has to offer; this market takes place around the church on Friday mornings.
What to do:
Rent a boat trip, in Ibiza and primarily in the port of Sant Antoni, the traditional boat parties are provided by several companies. DJs, open bar cocktails, snacks, fresh fruit and certainly a beautiful unforgettable sunset are all part of this experience.
If you are looking for beach activity, rent an hour stand up paddle or kayak.
Where to eat:
For the Italian food enthusiasts, near this beach is the Pizzaman restaurant, where you will delight your palate with the original pizzas, gnocchi, ravioli, Caprese salad, pannacotta and much more.
Address: Carrer de Cala de Bou, 13, 07829, Eivissa, Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Illes Balears, Spain.
Opening Hours: Every day from 13:00 to 00:00
Phone: +34 634 10 26 76
Sa Flama is a high-quality restaurant in Platja de s’Estanyol. It is part of the Bergantin Hotel and open to the public. The Mexican taste is the specialization of its cuisine: burritos, nachos, quesadillas, tacos, spicy flavors.
The terrace right on the beach is ideal for watching the beautiful sunset.
Address: Carrer de San Platja de s’Estanyol, 07829, Eivissa, Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Illes Balears, Spain.
Opening Hours: Every day from 10:00 to 23:00
Phone: +34 971 34 09 43
What about drinks, shops and hotels?
In addition to the Art & Mercat market for hippie and local shopping, walking around the village of Sant Antoni, you will also find an endless number of shops selling clothes, shoes, and accessories with the latest fashion trends.
For accommodation, the Bergantin Hotel has the high quality of Azuline Hotels, a chain of hotels throughout the island.
Sant Antoni Bay is renowned for its party atmosphere, it has bars for all preferences day and night, beach bars, sports bars, traditional Spanish tapas bars, big cocktail bars, English pubs etc.
Do not confuse Platja de s’Estanyol with s’Estanyol beach near Talamanca beach in the south of the island. That one is smaller and is quieter compare to this beach. Check out here.