Talamanca is a long white sand beach situated on the North side of Ibiza Town, next to the yachting port of Marina Botafoch. It is one of the three urban beaches, which makes it very popular and familiar.
Type: Sandy Beach
Talamanca is 900 meters in length and from 20 to 30 in width with marvelous fine white sand. It has all the main amenities: sunbeds, parasols, parking, showers, toilettes, lifeguards, access for the disabled, restaurants, bars, hotels, water sports, bus stop and water activities.
- Access for the disables
- Water sports
- Water activities
- Bus stop
How to get there:
Geo: 38.916252, 1.453909
This gorgeous beach is 2.6 kilometers from Ibiza town. To get there, you need to follow the long wooden promenade of the port. It is 15 minutes away by foot, 10 minutes away by bike and 5 minutes away by car from Ibiza port. There are also bus stops nearby connected to the downtown. These Bus lines stop near Talamanca Beach, Ibiza: 10, 12B, 13. The most charming way to arrive is via the City Boat, a small boat crossing from the main port to the end of Marina Botafoch. Riding the boat is an excellent opportunity to admire Dalt Vila, a fantastic route as in Venice.
Did you know?
Talmanca is known as the ‘Beach of Ibiza Town’, its proximity to the main port, its shallow turquoise clear waters and long sandy beach are its main attractions. In 1966, Romanian writer Emil Cioran visited Ibiza and wrote the book entitled “Notebook from Talamanca” inspired by his travel to the city. Talamanca’s Marina is divided into two sections: The Marina Botafoch, nearest Talamanca, with top quality restaurants and boutiques, and the Marina Nueva, near Ibiza Town, where the ferries to Formentera undertake.
What to see:
There is a pleasant and easy hiking route in Talamanca; beginning from Bar Flotante, cross the bay and get to Sa Punta cave. Behind this beach is Ses Feixes an area of reed beds designed by the Arabs in the 10th century. This green spot is a charming landscape that still survives in the middle of the urban zone. It is worthwhile to take a walk or ride a bike in this area.
There are a number of hotels facing the bay of Talamanca with a panoramic view of Ibiza Town at night and some magnificent restaurants on the beach.
What to do:
Aside from relaxing on the sea beds admiring the view, sunbathing to get that tan, eating good food and drinking booze, Talamanca is also peaceful and quiet place where you can enjoy a glass of wine accompanied by fresh sea breeze and a spectacular view of Ibiza Town. Although it doesn’t have the busy nightlife compare to its local neighbours, the restaurants and bars are open till late.
There are many water activities in Talamanca like scuba diving, paddle boarding, surfing, kayaking and sailing. A remarkable sports center is A Sea of Possibilities, it’s a project by the Club Nautico Ibiza in collaboration with associations and supported by Island Council and Island Councils Foundation, sponsored by the Foundation Obra Social la Caixa, Foundation Abel Matutes. The goal of A Sea of Possibilities is the realization of adventure activities, games, sports, and therapeutic at sea, for people with special needs. The team is professional in multiple areas such as health, education, and sports. They accept volunteers if you want to support this positive proposal during your summer in Ibiza.
Where to eat:
Alongside the promenade, there are diverse seafront restaurants with terraces. Below are the 3 best restaurants recommended by us.
Talamanca Hostel has a popular restaurant and the oldest on this beach. Its atmosphere is quiet and familiar, with a cozy terrace to succumb to the blue line of the sea. The cuisine is Mediterranean and international, especially paella, fresh fish, and seafood. They have fresh barbecue sardines 2 times a week prepared especially by Chef Archi.
Address: Carrer Platja Talamanca, 07800 Eivissa, Illes Balears, Espagne
Opening Hours: All year. Every day from 9:00 to 22:00
Phone: +34 971 31 24 63
Nobu Ibiza Bay Restaurant
Nobu Ibiza Bay Restaurant is a gourmet experience, specializes in contemporary Japanese haute cuisine, part of the five stars Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay. Its gastronomy is the Matsuhisa’s signature, such as Tiradito, Black Cod Miso, as well as Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeno, dishes inspired by the Mediterranean style, and the best of the modern mixology. Alongside the exquisite flavors created for the most demanding costumers, Nobu completes the experience with its comfortable and harmonic spaces: the lounge by the pool, the sushi bar, the dining room and the bar lounge.
Address: Carrer de Ses Feixes, 52, 07800 Eivissa, Illes Balears, Spain
Opening Hours: Every day from 9:00 to 22:00
Phone: +34 971 19 22 22
Sa Punta is located at the furthest point of Talamanca bay, an alluring restaurant where locals and international visitors mingle and share the fabulous views of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Dalt Vila, also enjoying the flavorful food and fantastic drinks on the terrace. The gastronomy offers a fusion between the Mediterranean Sea through Lebanon and East Asia.
Adress: Es Pouet de Talamanca, s/n, 07819 Santa Eulalia des Ríu, Illes Balears, Espagne.
Opening Hours: Every Dayfrom 11:00 to 22:00
Phone: +34 971 19 34 24
What about drinks and hotels?
Heart Ibiza and Pacha are the best night clubs near Talamanca. Along the bay are well-known Hotels such as Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay, Destino Pacha Resort, OD Talamanca, Hotel Lux Isla, Hotel Argos, Hostal Talamanca or the Hotel Simbad Ibiza & Spa.
In the main street Passeig Joan Carles I that runs the yachting port Marina Botafoch there are upscale hotels: Sir Joan Hotel, Hotel Ibiza Corso, El Hotel Pacha, Ibiza Gran Hotel. And of course a few attractive and some luxury restaurants on the Marina Botafoch: Lio Ibiza, Blue Marlin Ibiza Marina, Capuccino Marina Ibiza, Restaurante Trattoria de Mar, STK Ibiza for the drinks. Or you can visit the mythical Bar Flotante, Xiringuito Sa Punta, Restaurante Bellamar, Talamanca Beach Club Pizzería.
Restaurants, bars, and hotels in Talamanca are open all year because of its location. Locals and off-season tourists are attached to the beach, the view and the relaxed atmosphere. If you stay in Ibiza before May or after September, you can always find a venue for what are you looking for. Talamanca is a known beach as well the area around, in peak-season try to book your room, tables, sunbeds, and parasols in the beach restaurants in advance.
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