Santa Eulalia Beach
Location: Directly in the resort of Santa Eulalia
Facilities: Promenade, loungers, parasols, showers, restaurants, bars, shops, lifeguards, access for the disabled
Activities: Pedaloes, sailing, banana boat, waterski, diving school
Size: 300 metres long, 20 metres wide
Below the splendid promenade, the Town Hall of Santa Eulalia have created an extremely good long, wide beach of fine, white sand drawn from the sea.
The waters are clean and shallow, safe for children and very inviting for less confident swimmers. There are excellent water-sport facilities, plenty of hotel options and the water quality is very high.
Tip: Treat yourself to a lavish lunch in the marina on the left end of the bay where you'll find some excellent restaurants. On the right end you can stroll up the river and feed the ducks.
Facilities: Excellent selection of bars, restaurants and shops along the promenade and at the river estuary. Showers on the beach. Boat trips form the nearby marina.
Getting there: In the centre of the resort so easily found. Buses to Santa Eulalia from Ibiza Town, San José and Es Caná, also ferries from Ibiza Town and Es Caná. Parking is in the town if driving there (easily signposted).
Mariner's Beach (Platja des Riu de Santa Eulalia)
Location: At the southern end of Santa Eulalia
Facilities: Promenade, loungers, parasols, showers, restaurants, bars, shops, access for the disabled
Activities: Pedaloes, banana boat
Size: 400 metres long, 90 metres wide
Broad beach with fine, light-coloured sand at the mouth of the only river of Ibiza. The seabed is shallow and safe for children, the water usually quiet. Several beach restaurants line the promenade, which leads into the town centre and is only a 10 minute walk away.
At the river, there is a picturesque tiny harbour, meeting point for canoeists and sailors. A lovely path leads along the riverbank to a small bridge, over which the small neighbouring resort of Siesta is reached.
Getting there: On foot or bicycle from Santa Eulalia or Siesta, by bus or car from other resorts. In the summer months there are also boats that operate from Es Caná, Cala Llonga and Ibiza Town to Santa Eulalia.
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