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Cala San Vicente

A large bay with incredibly blue waters, a fantastic look-out point and good facilities.

Location: 10 minutes drive from the village of San Juan, 15 minutes drive from San Carlos
Facilities: Promenade, loungers, parasols, showers, restaurants, bars, shops, lifeguards, access for the disabled
Activities: SUP (Stand Up Paddle), kayaks, pedalos and diving centre
Size: 380 metres long, 30 metres wide
Getting there: Reached by car or bus, well signposted. Parking in small car parks at either end of the beach. Can be busy in high summer.

Like so many Ibiza beaches, Cala San Vicente (Cala Sant Vicent in Katalanisch) offers a curve of golden sand with clear waters, backed by a promenade. It's safe, beautiful and in this case wonderfully wide, so even when busy in high season there's usually space to be found. Cala San Vicente is particularly impressive, however, because of its unbelievably brilliant azure water, and the spectacular clifftop lookout from the southern approaching road from which to view it.

Palm trees are dotted along the small traffic-free promenade with beachside cafes. This beach can get windy at times, and the sea a little choppy, but it is often all the more beautiful for that. Cala San Vicente is populated with an international crowd: lots of young people, families, couples and the elderly, as it's easily accessible.

Beach bars and restaurants

There are plenty of bars and good restaurants along the promenade lining the beach, many serve fresh fish and Paella and are popular with the locals as well. In the nearby villages you'll find more restaurants serving traditional and international cuisine.

Nearby hotels and apartments

There are a range of hotel options just behind the beach, or alternatively there are several beautiful Ibiza holiday villas nearby.

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