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Vallromanes

This small, charming town is ideally situated in the mountains overlooking the Maresme coast. Vallromanes offers excellent restaurants, countryside excursions, beach days, and endless games of golf. It is also within a 1-hour drive of both Barcelona and Girona, meaning big city attractions are never far away.

If you are arriving by plane, Vallromanes is approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Barcelona-El Prat International Airport.

Vallromanes is not far from Catalonia´s colorful attractions including the fabulous Illa Fantasia and the iconic La Roca Village. Don’t miss L’Adoberia Historical Interpretation Center and Granollers Church.

Vespella de Gaià

The tiny countryside village is situated just 8 miles (13 kilometers) northeast of Coasta Dorada. From Barcelona-El Prat International Airport, Vespella de Gaià is approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers ) which makes it a popular vacation spot for visitors.

Sights such as Tarragona Cathedral, the Plaza de la Font, and the Tarragona Roman Wall are choice places to visit while you’re in Vespella de Gaia. Those with a passion for history will enjoy exploring the Porta de Sant Antoni in Tarragona and the Tarraco Roman Theater.

Vacarisses

Beautifully situated at the foot of the Obac Mountains, 75 miles (121 kilometers) southeast of central Catalonia, Vacarisses is a popular destination on the outskirts of Barcelona. It is just 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Barcelona-El Prat International Airport.

Many of central Catalonia’s most interesting sights can be found within a quick drive or train ride from Vacarisses, including Montserrat Monastery and the much-loved L’Enrajolada-Santacana House Museum.

There are plenty of interesting cultural attractions in and around Vacarisses, and if you visit during the summer, try to book tickets to watch the FC Barcelona football team battle at Camp Nou.

Solsona

Solsona offers many places of interest for travellers who enjoy unique places full of history. The region is the geographical center of Catalonia and is ideally located within 100km of every popular site in the area: Barcelona, Lleida (Alguaire Ave-Airport), Andorra, and France.

Approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the southeast is Sabadell, a regional transport and shopping hub where you can find the Water Tower, Duran House, and Lluch Office. Principal Theater and San Felix Church and Belltower are other notable places to visit.

Catalonia’s churches and other holy sites are worth a visit to view their architectural mastery. For those who like to collect valuable insights as well as souvenirs on their travels, Solsona has plenty of specialist activities, such as city walking tours, Segway tours, and culinary tours.

Sentmenat

Experience the real Catalonia from the town of Sentmenat. This small village is a great base for exploring the local countryside while still being within an hour of the city of Barcelona.

In the past, Sentmenat served as a mainly agricultural region, which is evident in the large number of houses and constructions of this type. Historic buildings such as the Castellet de Guanta or the chapel of Sant Miquel de l’Arn or Can Fruitós display modernist features juxtaposed with the classic countryside setting.

Segur de Calafell

Segur de Calafell is 19 miles (31 kilometers) east of Costa Dorada and 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Barcelona-El Prat International Airport.

Segur de Calafell is a large resort town and port with golden beaches, surrounded by beautiful natural parks and golf courses. It is within easy reach of Tarragona, Port Aventura theme park, and the other larger resorts of Costa Dorada.

Calafell is one of Catalonia’s accredited Family Holiday Destinations. The town even holds a special family weekend, which happens normally during the first weekend of May. Calafell has approximately 5 miles of beaches with plenty of water activities and opportunities for sun bathing.

Sant Martí Sarroca

Sant Marti Sarroca is a town situated in the heart of Catalonia’s wine-growing area. This small town is a great location for those who enjoy gastronomy, the countryside, easy access to the beaches of Sitges, and the attractions of nearby Barcelona.

Santa Cristina d’Aro

The charming town of Santa Cristina d’Aro is situated in the Aro Valley in Costa Brava in the Catalonian province of Girona. The French border is just 92 kilometers from the town, and Barcelona is 99 kilometers due south.

This delightful village is situated just inland from the larger beach resort of Platja D’Aro, and offers a quiet alternative to the beach resort whilst still being within easy reach from the coast.

There are several interesting archaeological sites and caves in the local region, some dating back to the Neolithic age. Cultural monuments include the ruins of the Solius Castle, Solius Cistercian Monastery, and the Sant Martí de Romanyà Church, which pre-dates the Roman era.

The town is surrounded by mountains, beautiful countryside views, and a stunning coastline.

Sispony

Sispony is located in Andorra, close to Andorra la Vella, the country’s capital city, and provides easy access to great skiing in winter and glorious mountain hikes in summer.

To really get a feel for Andorra, head to one of its fabulous cultural destinations including Casa Rull in La Massana. Grab your camera and explore the many fascinating attractions Andorra has to offer. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, pay a visit to the area’s holy places, such as Saint Andrew Church in Andorra la Vella.

Riudarenes

Riudarenes is a small village set amidst rolling hills, close to the historic city of Girona and the fantastic beaches of the Costa Brava. This rural idyll is approximately one hour from Barcelona.

Porqueres

Porqueres is located next to the beautiful Estany de Banyoles lake and within easy reach of the gorgeous medieval city of Girona and the beaches of the Costa Brava. The big city attractions of Barcelona approximately one hour away.

Òdena

Odena is a historic and traditional village located approximately 30 minutes from Barcelona city by car. The town is situated among Catalonia´s cava vineyards and offers a beautiful rural setting for your get-away-from-it-all holiday.

Nearby attractions include Montserrat (Monastery) (16 km) and natural highlights such as lakes, forests, and mountains. The Sierra de Palomas (Mountains) (11 km), Sierra del Clarena (Mountains) (12 km), and Sierra de Puigfred (Ridge) (15 km) are also located a short drive from Odena.

La Pobla de Claramunt

La Pobla de Claramunt is a small village situated amongst the vineyards of Catalonia´s premier wine making region. The town is ideal for a rural retreat yet still within easy reach of the cities of Igualada and Barcelona.

Espinavessa

Espinavessa is a prime location for a holiday getaway. This beautiful village situated in the foothills of the Girona Pyrenees is just 30 km to the beaches of the glorious Costa Brava.

Garriguella

Forty miles (64 kilometers) north of Costa Brava is Garriguella, the perfect place to discover more about the region of Catalonia. Many of Costa Brava’s highlights are near Garriguella, including La Vinyeta and the Sant Pere de Rodes Monastery.

For a tour of the nearby historic sights, be sure to visit the Santa Maria de Castello D’Empuries in Castello d’Empuries. The cultural life and retail therapy of Figueres and Girona are an easy drive from the town.

Creixell

Creixell is an attractive Catalan beach resort in Tarragona, approximately 35 mies (56 kilometers) from Barcelona-El Prat International Airport.

Creixell is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring Costa Dorada as many of the city’s main attractions are within an easy driving distance. The spectacular Arc de Bera and the iconic Pau Casals Museum are two attractions that are not to be missed.

Nature lovers will adore the wide open spaces in which to breathe deeply and relax. Grab the family and get some sunshine at nearby L’Arrabassada Beach in Tarragona.

Caldes d’Estrac

Caldes d’Estrac is located in front of golden sandy beaches with glorious mountains and golf courses on the opposite side. The resort is well connected by train to Barcelona and the rest of the Maresme resorts and marinas, making this a prime location for those who wish to travel around the coast by public transport.

Many of Costa Brava’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance of Caldes d’Estrac. Among the most popular sights is the fabulous Palau Foundation and the remarkable thermal baths of Caldes d’Estrac.

There is ample opportunity to keep in shape while on holiday in Caldes d’Estrac. Tennis, riding, windsurfing, and waterskiing are merely a few of the options the town has to offer. You can also go on a historical walk around the town, sink your teeth into a large helping of tapas, or enjoy a long siesta on the beach.

Calafell

Together with Segur de Calafell, Calafell forms a large holiday area popular with Catalan families, allowing you to enjoy the real Catalonia and glorious sandy beaches of the Costa Dorada while still being within easy reach of the attractions of Tarragona and Barcelona.

Located on the top of a hill 1.5 km from the Costa Dorada, the town of Calafell blends the charm of its historic legacy with its seafaring tradition.


From among Calafell’s monumental heritage it is worth highlighting the medieval castle with its walled enclosure, and the Romanesque church of Santa Creu from the Lombardic age (11th century) with remains of mural paintings in the apse. Most tourist attractions are concentrated in the old fishing neighborhood, named La Platja or Marina de Calafell, which has restaurants, hotels, apartments and housing developments.

Cabra del Camp

Get away from it all in this tranquil, rural village in the interior of Tarragona province, far from the tourist traps of the coast.

Castellcir

Castellcir is a small village in the hills of Barcelona, ripe with outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, bird watching, horseback riding, water sports, golf, and opportunities for unforgettable photography. From the mountains to the beach, enjoy this authentic getaway that offers both city and country amenities.

The small village emerged in the 19th century around Amargura Street and, from that location, the current village of Castellcir developed. This municipality, in which nature and human activity coexist in perfect harmony, has become a haven for artisans and rural tourism enthusiasts.

Cabrils

Between the peaks of Cirers, Montcabrer, and Sant Mateu, Cabrils preserves the charm of a rural village of agricultural origins surrounded by abundant pine tree and holm oak forests, a fertile area for mushrooms. The finest example of the forest heritage of this village, now a residential destination, is the Arboretum of Catalonia (Arboreto de Catalunya), with more than 30,000 square metres of Catalonia’s tree species.

Cabrils is a small village in an ideal location surrounded by mountains and overlooking the lovely Marseme coast. Near the larger towns of Mataró and Vilassar, you are only 30 minutes from the centre of Barcelona.

There are plenty of sites and attractions to visit within Cabrils. To get a little closer to Barcelona’s heart and soul, spend some time at the area’s most sacred sites, such as Granollers Church in Granollers.

Can Vinyals

Can Vinyals is a small country village situated near the towns of Castellar, Sabadell and Terrassa and within an hours drive of Barcelona. Enjoy proximity to the big city while staying in a gorgeous rural setting.

Lloret de Mar

Lloret de Mar is big and brash in summer, quieter in winter. This is one of the classic Costa Brava resorts that offers something for everyone. It is ideally located for trips to the medieval costal town of Tossa de Mar, the historic city of Girona and the glorious countryside of the interior of Girona Province.

Sant Feliu del Racó

Offering spectacular views over the Sant Llorenc national park, Sant Feliu is well situated in mountainous countryside with great trekking and biking, but still only one hour from the city of Barcelona.

Miami Platja

Miami Platja is a small, beautifully landscaped resort about 30 kilometres south of the city of Tarragona. This is a great base for families looking for a Catalan beach resort that is more authentic than the big, international resorts further up the coast.

Corbera de Llobregat

Corbera de Llobregat is situated at the foot of the Ordal mountains close to Barcelona but sufficiently distant to allow for a peaceful and relaxing rural villa holiday. Enjoy walks in the surrounding hills and great Catalan cuisine made from local produce.

Roda de Barà

Roda de Barà is a small, historic and attractive town on the Cost Dorada. Without the hustle and bustle of the larger resorts, Roda de Barà offers a much more traditional Catalan base for your villa holiday while still being within easy reach of the larger resorts and Port Aventura to the north.

Vilassar de Mar

Vilassar de Mar is a seaside resort on the Maresme coast, well communicated with the city of Barcelona and the Costa Brava. This is a fantastic location for people who want a beach holiday within easy reach of the attractions of Barcelona, great countryside and the beauty of the Costa Brava.

Sant Cugat del Vallès

Sant Cugat del Vallès is ideally located in green rolling hills just 20 minutes by car from the centre of Barcelona. Sant Cugat´s excellent travel connections make it a great base for those wanting to explore Barcelona Province. Within the town there is a wonderful medieval monastery which dates back to the 9th century, beautiful squares, and great restaurants.

Sant Pere de Ribes

Sant Pere de Ribes is an attractive market town located just inland from the popular seaside resort of Sitges. Sant Pere boasts the remains of a 12th century castle and is a great base for those looking for a countryside holiday that is within easy reach of the buzz and beaches of Sitges.

Torrelles de Llobregat

Torrelles de Llobregat is a beautiful village situated among forests approximately 40 minutes from the city of Barcelona. It is a great base for those who want to enjoy a rural haven whilst being within easy reach of the attractions of the big city and the beaches to the south of Barcelona.

La Roca del Vallès

La Roca del Vallès is conveniently situated in mountain scenery behind the Maresme coast just 30 minutes north of Barcelona. This is an ideal destination to enjoy a rural retreat that is near the beach, the city of Barcelona, mountain scenery and the retail heaven of La Roca Village Outlet stores.

Sant Pol de Mar

Sant Pol de Mar is a small, traditionally Catalan beach town on the Maresme coast. Within easy reach of Barcelona by train or by car, you will enjoy a stay in a lovely traditional town without the crowds and bustle of the bigger resorts.

Can Vinyals

Can Vinyals is a small country village situated near the towns of Castellar, Sabadell and Terrassa and within an hours drive of Barcelona. Enjoy proximity to the big city while staying in a gorgeous rural setting.

Salou

Salou, If fun, beach days and nightlife are what you want from a holiday, Salou offers all these in abundance. You have glorious beaches, one of Europe’s best theme parks, and amazing nightlife. Tarragona is within easy reach and Barcelona is only 1 hour 30 minutes away.

Foixà

Foixà is a beautiful small village situated on the banks of the Ter river in the province of Girona. The village has a beautifully landscaped castle and medieval church. This rural retreat is within easy reach of Girona and the attractions of the Costa Brava.

El Vendrell

Wedged between glorious beaches and green mountains, El Vendrell is one of the most attractive resorts in Tarragona Province. Ideal for a beach holiday, wine lovers and golfers, and the Roman city of Tarragona is only a short drive for big city shopping.

Caldes de Montbui

Caldes de Montbui is a spa resort located on the slopes of the Montseny mountain range to the north of Barcelona. It offers excellent thermal spas, countryside activities, wonderful scenery and the city of Barcelona is less than a one hour drive.

Sant Fost de Campsentelles

Sant Fost is an idyllic village located in stunning mountain scenery near the city of Barcelona and the coastal resorts of the Maresme. It is a perfect destination for those who want to combine rural activities with days on the beach and big city attractions.

La Llacuna

La Llacuna is a small municipality of 884 inhabitants in the comarca of Anoia, in the province of Barcelona. Located in a spectacular setting, nearby destinations include Igualada, the Vilafranca del Penedès wine route, and the Monastery of Montserrat.

Vidreres

Vidreres is a small village situated in lovely countryside between the rugged Costa Brava and the historic city of Girona. Vidreres celebrates well known ‘festes’ or fetes throughout the year. If your visit coincides with one you are sure to enjoy Catalan culture at its most vibrant and traditional.

Oristà

Oristà is a beautiful village situated in Osona, very near to the historic city of Girona. It is ideal for those looking for a get-away-from-it-all destination for painting, walking in outstanding natural beauty, fishing, and enjoying everything the great outdoors has to offer.

Viladecavalls

Viladecavalls is very near the city of Terrassa with its wide range of free time activities, restaurants and shops, but sufficiently distant to have a rural air of peace and quiet. This small town is known for its Romanesque churches and the ruins of the Toudell castle. Viladecavalls has good links with Barcelona and Terrassa by car or public transport.

Torredembarra

Torredembara is located on the Costa Dorada, near the historic city of Tarragona and surrounded by beautiful mountain village, where our villas are to be found. Wide beaches, historic cities and resorts such as Port Aventura or Salou are within very easy reach.

Sitges

Sitges is a beautiful seaside town with its own unique atmosphere. Its amazing beaches, great shopping and fun nightlife make it a fatastic base for your Catalan holiday. Its within easy reach of Barcelona, Tarragona, the Garraf Natural Park, Port Aventura and many other attracions. Sitges Carnaval is famous throughout Europe.

Sant Llorenç Savall

A lovely mountain village in the middle of one of Catalonia’s most beautiful areas. It’s the perfect spot for those who love moutains, the outdoors or cycling. Very close to the cities of Sabadell and Terrassa and only 40km from all the facilities of Barcelona.

Sant Llorenç de les Arenes

Sant Llorenç de les Arenes, located in the outstanding natural environment of Foixà is ideal to explore the mountains of the area and the nearby Costa Brava.

Rubí

From Rubí, it’s short 3km drive to the AP7 highway and you are within half an hour of both Barcelona and Costa Brava beaches, as well as the stunning Sant Llorenc del Munt National Park. The park offers everything from caves to rock climbing while the immediate area surrounding the villa is home to horseriding excursions, hiking, paint ball, restaurants and the world famous night time hiking trail to the most famous monastery in Spain – Montserrat.

Rellinars

Rellinars is located in the middle of the Parque Natural de L’Obac and is the starting point for various trekking and mountain biking routes such as “Las construcciones de piedra seca” and the “Els 3 Monts” routes. Rellinars is known for its Romanesque churches and hermitages and it’s green, rocky countryside.

Platja d’aro

Platja d’aro – S’agaró is a wonderful Costa Brava beach location surrounded by natural beauty. It’s the perfect base for exploring the Cap de Creus Natural Park, visiting the medieval city of Girona or the modern treasures of the Dalí Museum in Figueres.

Matadepera

The beautiful village of Matadepera is located at the base of the Sant Llorenç del Munt mountain, whose summit, la Mola, reaches an altitude of 1095 m. Matadepera is an ideal base for exploring the hidden treasures and abundant nature of inland Barcelona province.

Figueres

In addition to the world famous Dalí Museum, Figueres enjoys a superb location between the city of Girona, the wonderful Costa Brava and Cap de Creus and the peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, it’s the perfect base for lovers of culture and nature!

Cunit

Cunit, on the amazing Costa Dorada is the ideal place to combine a beach holiday with the history of Tarragona, the Roman Tarraco, and the thrills of Port Aventura. It’s also on the “Xató Trail”, a culinary route through different villages of the Pendés and the Garraf with this famous local dish as the theme. The area is well connected to Tarragona, Barcelona, Sitges and the resorts of Salou and Cambrils.

Castelldefels

The entire region of Catalonia is at your fingertips. 10 minutes by car to Barcelona, 2km to the beach, and 2km to AP7 motorway which allows you access to Tarragona, Costa Brava and interior Barcelona province.

This is a great place to sit and enjoy a glass of sangria, a beer, or even try out some tapas with fresh local ingredients. Beyond Las Ramblas, you can also walk the Barri Gotic, Barcelona’s old medieval town, or pay a visit to its shops, bars, museums, and free time activities.

Castellarnau

Castellarnau is a lovely village located next to the city of Sabadell with its wide range of activities, shops and restaurants. From Castellarnau you have easy access to the Vallès Golf Club and areas of outstanding natural beauty such as the St Llorenç and Collserola national parks.

Castellar del Vallès

Castellar del Vallès is a small market town located between the cities of Sabadell and Terrassa approximately 28km from Barcelona. Castellar is surrounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty and provides an ideal base for exploring the area’s natural parks such as St. Llorenç de Munt i l’Obac. Don’t miss a visit to the church of Sant Esteve or the Clasquerí Castle.

Cambrils

Cambrils is an attractive port with more than 9km of beaches of fine sand on which to enjoy the Mediterranean climate! Very near to the attractions of the historic city of Tarragona and the adrenaline of Port Aventura.

La Bisbal del Penedès

La Bisbal del Penedès is located in the world famous Penedès wine making region making this a haven for wine lovers. You will also be located near the beaches of the Costa Dorada and all the facilities the resorts of this coast offer.

Barberà del Vallès

Situated near all the public transport links, you are never far from any of Barcelona region’s attractions. In Barberà you can enjoy the real Catalonia from your base in this authentic inland town.

Pollensa

Pollensa (Pollença) and Port de Pollenca are located on the Northern coast of Mallorca.

Pollensa is the quintessential Mallorcan town – one that welcomes tourism, but keeps it’s traditional charm with local street life and fiestas, market stalls, historic churches and buildings and artisan crafting. The village boasts many quaint boutiques located in spotlessly debris free winding lanes adjoining to lively plazas.

Port de Pollença

Port de Pollença (or Puerto Pollensa as the locals call it) is located just a few miles North of Pollensa town has evolved from its origins as a traditional village fishing port for the locals, into a charming and vibrant family resort destination, complete with the expected sandy white beaches, stunning bay views, Spanish palms and an array of varied restaurants, cafes, water sports and seafront shopping. A majestic holiday destination so unique, it inspired Agatha Christie to write her bestselling novel Problems at Pollensa Bay here.

Cap de Formentor

A 13.5 km curvy road trip from Port de Pollensa to Formentor. Prepare to be astounded by the incredible views and breathtaking scenery.

Alcúdia

The ancient walled city of Alcúdia – a short day trip from Pollensa and not to be missed! This medieval ‘fort’ stands within two towering gates (Palma or Sant Sebastia Gate and the Xara or Del Port Gate) and encloses narrow pedestrianised cobble stone streets, cafes, markets, various festivals (depending on the time of year you visit) and lively Mallorcan villagers and tourists alike.

Cala San Vicente

Cala San Vicente – built on steep hillsides with stunning cliffs, this quaint Mallorcan village hugs 3 small beaches surrounded by tranquil crystal clear bay waters and is a local hotspot for hiking, scuba diving (rabbitfish, scorpionfish and wrasse are the most popular spottings) and bird watching (the area is home to black vultures, falcons, swifts and nightingales).

Benimussa

Benimussa Park is home to the world-famous Ibiza Zoo Project parties. If you’re up for alfresco parties during the hot summer days, then this is the place to go. A range of events take place at this venue, and the entertainment line-up has greatly diversified in recent years.

Benirrás

Cala Benirrás is a beach located on the north side of the island. The 300-metre-long beach is set against a backdrop of pine-clad cliffs. The crystal-clear water of the bay makes it a great spot for snorkelling, although visitors should be wary of the large volume of marine traffic. The best time to visit the area is in the evening as it is famed for its sunsets.

Buscastell

The small village of Buscastell is famous for its Can Rich Bascastell wineries and vineyards which produce some of the island’s finest quality wine.

Cala Carbo

This stunning beach is one of the Island’s hidden gems and remains one of Ibiza’s most private beaches. Cala Carbo is located a 10-minute drive from San Jose, and 5 minutes from Cala Valdella. The rocky coastline and pebbly beach make it a great spot for family outings and peaceful fishing excursions. There are two very popular restaurants in the area that serve classic seafood and paella dishes.

Cala Codolar

Cala Codolar is small beach a few miles from San Jose. You can reach it via the set of stone steps that lead down from the forest to the sands below. The beach itself is a small cove, around 70 metres long with a beach bar to quench your thirst. This area is perfect for nature lovers and theirs hoping to escape the tourist crowd, especially in high season. Although the more active can have a go at wind surfing here, it is more a spot destined for those wanting to relax. Although there is no public transport, the beach is easily reached by car.

Cala Conta

Cala Conta can be found on the west coast of the island, a few miles south of San Antonio. The area is one of great natural beauty, with a total of three beaches. There are two main stretches of sand, one backed by sand dunes and the other by the island’s rocky coastline. The third smaller cove is at the far west of the area and is mainly visited by naturists.

In high season the beach can get very popular, but many people take to the crystal clear sea and don’t mind sharing the beach with the masses. Rocky outcrops make it a choice site for snorkelling, and it is also a great spot to see the sunset.

Cala d’Hort

This very small beach is popular with both locals and tourists, and features excellent views of the island of Es Vedra, which rises dramatically out of the water just a few hundred metres off shore.

Cala d’Hort is just a 10-minute drive from either San Jose or Cala Vadella. The beach is ideal for those who enjoy body surfing thanks to the massive waves that bash the shore. There are three popular restaurants in the area, all well known for the excellent provision of fresh seafood dishes.

Cala de Bou

Cala de Bou beach is located in the bay of San Antonio. There are many water sports available for those who are so inclined, including pedalos, electric boats, banana boats, and jet skis.

Cala Jondal

Cala Jondal features a backdrop of pine trees and jagged cliffs behind a 225-metre stretch of golden sands. It is very popular with boat owners and the upmarket crowd. There is a large selection of restaurants, many of which are favoured by the rich and famous.

Many of the beach clubs offer zodiac service, which is a service that involves towing a dingy out to the private yachts to collect the owner for an evening dinner at their restaurant. Some restaurants will even deliver drinks directly to the boats!

Cala Llenya

Located in the northeastern area of the island, Cala Llenya is a quiet beach even in peak season. Usually the beach is favoured by families thanks to the many sheltered picnic spots hidden among the pines.

Cala Moli

Cala Moli is a pebbly cove hidden away from the tourist crowds. It lacks the usual beach accessories of sun loungers and parasols, and instead is tranquil and secluded for laidback beachgoers. It still has a few nice amenities including a restaurant with its own swimming pool. The sea bed is fairly rocky and the water is crystal clear, making it a snorkelling hot spot at all times of year.

Cala Salada

Cala Salada is only a 15-minute drive from San Antonio, and this protected cove is surrounded by pine-clad hills, making it a preferred spot for boat owners. The water is shallow which makes it ideal for swimmers and families. Boat houses are built into the rocks and there are many well-trodden paths into the woods that can be enjoyed by hikers of all ages.

Cala Tarida

This is one of the Ibiza’s most visually spectacular resort beaches and ranks as the longest and widest white-sand beach on the west coast. These shores have something for everyone to enjoy, including a diving school, multiple water sport opportunities, and beach volleyball.

The resort is just a 10-minute drive from San Jose, and is very popular amongst families. There are shops, beach bars, and restaurants right on the water front. If you are looking for something a bit quieter, the resort also has a few hidden coves located to the north of the beach area.

Cala Vadella

Cala Vadella beach is located in the tiny but charming resort of Cala Vadella, just a 10-minute drive from San Jose. You can hire pedelos and kayaks directly on the beach to explore the waters, and there is a dive school for those who are interested in diving beneath the waves.

As you descend into the bay from the resort, you’ll get your first glimpse of this stunning beach, surrounded by pine-laden hills. It is a firm favourite for families with children thanks to the fact that the sand gently slopes down into the water, making it perfect for beach games and paddling. As the bay is sheltered, it is also a popular spot for private yachts to anchor up, many of which go there to catch a glimpse of the sunset.

Calo d’en Real

Located in the southwestern corner of the island between Cala Moli and Cala Vadella lies the complex of Calo d’en Real. This residential complex consists of approximately 120 single-family homes. Situated on a plateau, it is surrounded by sea and lush vegetation, and therefore has been classified as a green area. Thanks to its strategic location, it is an ideal spot to watch both the sunrise and the sunset.

Cap Martinet

Located on the south coast of the island, Cap Martinet is a small resort that offers unparalleled views of the waters. It is a small secluded cove with a pebbled beach, and just 3 kilometres from Ibiza Town.

Calo d’en Real

Located in the southwestern corner of the island between Cala Moli and Cala Vadella lies the complex of Calo d’en Real. This residential complex consists of approximately 120 single-family homes. Situated on a plateau, it is surrounded by sea and lush vegetation, and therefore has been classified as a green area. Thanks to its strategic location, it is an ideal spot to watch both the sunrise and the sunset.

Es Cubells

Just outside the tourist buzz of San Jose, Es Cubells is just far enough away to give you a sense of tranquillity and seclusion. Your drive from the city will take you past olive and orange groves.

In the tiny, postcard-picture village, time seems to stand still. The village consists of a small church and two bars, and offers views all the way to Formentera. Although small, it is a very popular area for luxury villa rentals due to the private properties along the rocky cliff edge.

The three coves in the area are great for both divers and snorkelers thanks to the rocks beneath the water. Although the shoreline is pebbly, the water is crystal clear and the beach restaurant is a great place to have a meal after a swim.

Formentera

Although small, Formentera is actually one of the Spain’s Balearic Islands. People travel to the island to lounge on the shores and take a dip in the still waters.

It is located just a few miles off of the southern coast of Ibiza, however the nightlife hardly compares to its larger sister to the north. There are strict rules about nightlife that including restrictions on the times that bars can play music, making it perfect for those who just want to relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

The island is rocky and sandy, and much of the land is used for salt flats. The climate is perfect for the island’s main inhabitants, the bright green lizards that seem to perch on the walls, floors, and paths in and around every building.

You can explore the many caves the island has to offer as well as the small white-washed villages, but most people choose to spend their time relaxing on one of the many beaches. The exceptional diversity of sea life makes it a mecca for snorkelling, diving, and fishing activities.

The main town is Sant Francesc Xavier, which has a quaint stone piazza in its centre, full of small restaurants with al fresco dining for a light lunch.

Ibiza Town

Ibiza Town is the capital and the largest city on the island with a buzzing nightlife, tons of dining options, and a huge array of bars.

The city is a shopping lover’s dream, with small streets dotted with boutiques, high-end fashion shops, larger stores, and shoe shops. There is a selection of museums and galleries to pass the time during the day, as well as a picturesque citadel atop a hill.

The old town is a treasure trove of history spanning back 2,500 years and has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. An entire day could be spent exploring the winding cobbled streets and taking in the views from the high ramparts that surround the city. The main entrance to the old town is an attraction itself, a ramp that travels up a steep slope and then over a drawbridge, through the Portal de Ses Taules, and immediately into the main square. Wooden doors are hidden entrances into more plazas and small churches, plus there are many gift shops and art galleries to explore. If you are looking for a unique activity, the open-air cinema shows the latest film releases for an atmospheric evening.

The other side to Ibiza Town is the Marina Botafoch, which is home to luxury cruisers as well as high-end restaurants and clubs like the world-famous Pacha. A stroll around the quays is a pleasant afternoon activity, thanks to the huge boats docked in the waters. At the end of the marina you’ll find the best beach in the area, Talamanca, where you can enjoy a day outside of the hustle and bustle of town life. You can even charter a boat for a unique way to explore the waterways and view the town from afar.

Port D’Es Torrent

This beautiful beach is located at the far end of the San Antonio Bay Area, 4.5 kilometres from the main town. Torrent consists of a 100-metre stretch of golden sands that also spreads backwards 50 metres, meaning you are very likely to find a place to lay your towel even in peak season. The arms of rock that stretch out from each side of the beach turn it into a natural bay that provide still waters perfect for swimming. It also has the necessary beach amenities such as sun loungers, toilets, and showers, plus a wooden walkway that stretches the length of the beach.

Roca Llisa

This urbanised area is located approximately 10 kilometres from Ibiza Town on the eastern side of the island. The gated residential area has its own golf course as well as a wellness centre specialising in a range of holistic treatments. Beach lovers can relax on the tiny-but-charming beach of Cala Olivera, where it is easy to get the feeling of being on a private beach. As facilities are seriously lacking, very few tourists venture this way, so it is not unlikely for you to have the beach almost to yourself.

Sa Corroca

This residential area is located just a 5-minute drive from Ibiza town. There are many large, luxurious villas to rent in this area, close enough to enjoy the city life but just far enough to get a sense of the island’s natural tranquillity.

Salinas

Salinas is one of the most iconic beaches on the island, a huge expanse of powder soft golden sands surrounded by dunes, a nature reserve, and impressive salt flats. The sea around the area is incredibly salty, making it surprisingly easy to stay afloat.

People visit Salinas from all walks of life, and dancers tend to parade down the coast, promoting the area’s impressive nightlife scene. Walk along the beach and to find some amazing creations carved into the rock, as well as an old pirates’ watchtower.

San Agustín

San Agustín is often described as one of the more picturesque villages on the island, and it is not hard to see why. It is located half-way between San Antonio and San Jose, and is easily reachable by car. The village is one of the island’s best-preserved, and offers a sense of the real Ibiza.

Buildings of note to explore include the parish house, stone tower, and tiny church, a true example of Ibicenco architecture. From your vantage point on the hill where the church is located, take in spectacular views of the San Jose hills and beyond. Small eateries serve local food in a magical setting where time seems to stand still.

San Antonio

San Antonio is a diverse place to stay if you enjoy lively nightlife and a wide array of things to do both on land and in the water. Once a small fishing village, it is now one of the top resort destinations on the island. The central palm-lined promenade runs through the town, filled with illuminated fountains and plenty of al fresco dining options.

The town is home to the world-famous Sunset Strip. There is no better place on the island to enjoy a thirst quenching cocktail, listen to the latest music, and watch breath-taking sunsets. The town is known for its incredible nightlife, including the massive clubs of Eden and Es Paradis, as well as the concert arena, Ibiza Rocks Hotel.

San Antonio also has a great beach from which you can watch the evening sunsets. There are also many smaller coves in the area, many of which can be reached from the small ferries that depart from the marina.

Water sports are a huge part of San Antonio and include jet skiing, boat excursions, boat parties, and parasailing. Spend the day at Ocean Mania, an inflatable water park, or test out your surfing skills at Surf Lounge.

San Carlos

Although small, San Carlos is a well-known village on the island that became famous in the 60s and 70s as a hippies’ hangout. Many still live there today, subsisting without modern comforts. Located 22 kilometres northeast of Ibiza Town, San Carlos is easily reachable by car. The pretty white church is the focal point of the village, and there are a few nice restaurants like Anita’s, where you can enjoy some local tapas dishes.

Each Saturday San Carlos hosts hippie markets of Dalias where you can peruse local crafts and fresh food.

Sant Jordi

Located on the southern edge of the island, San Jordi is a traditional Ibizan village. An old fortified church sits in the centre of the village, which dates to the 14th century. The quaint tree-lined square next to the church features restaurants and bars where you can stop for a snack. The Mercadillo Sant Jordi was originally used for horse racing, but now it is best known for its weekly flea market that sells a range of intriguing produce.

San Juan

This village is likely to be the least affected by tourism on the island. The area is home to a few agritourism hotels, and visitors can step back in time and wander the cobbled streets and white-washed buildings. Every Sunday the village comes to life thanks to its artisan market in the village square, full of homemade goods and organic produce.

San Jose

This town has everything that you might want for a trip away: shops, restaurants, bars, and a traditional Spanish vibe. Sitting atop a hill, it offers great views of the surrounding countryside.

San Lorenzo

With just a few houses to its name, you may drive right through this tiny village and not even realise it. It is prefect for a short trip to enjoy a quick lunch and the unspoilt surroundings.

San Mateo

San Mateo, located on the northern coast, comprises not much more than a few little houses and a 14th-century church. The hamlet offers a refugee of peace and tranquillity, and serves as an excellent base for some of the best beaches on the island.

San Miguel

Located on the north coast of the island, San Miguel is a small resort with a sandy beach, perfect for families and couples looking for a quieter holiday. It is home to one of the most sheltered coves on the island, surrounded by pine-covered cliffs, with a number of small restaurants and gift shops lining the shore. Adventure seekers can enjoy the many water sports on offer, and fascinating drip stone caves are just a short walk away.

San Rafael

San Rafael can be found on the road between San Antonio and Ibiza Town, featuring spectacular views all the way to Ibiza Town. The village has been declared the only artisan town on the island thanks to the abundance of pottery shops. The products are still made in the same way today as they were thousands of years ago. Although small, it has more than its fair share of restaurants and bars.

Sant Josef

This picture-perfect village is located on Ibiza’s tallest mountain, Sa Talaia, and despite the growing tourist trade, it has not lost any of its original charm. With its easy-going atmosphere, there is nothing more relaxing than enjoying a refreshing drink in one of the town’s bars or restaurants.
Shoppers can explore the huge range of products the stores offer, including handmade goods, antiques, fashion, and food produce. You can climb the hill and enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding countryside or explore one of the three nature reserves.

Santa Eulalia

Santa Eulalia is a popular resort on the island’s east coast, ideal for families looking for a quieter break. Everything you need is within walking distance, from restaurants, bars, water sports, shopping, fitness facilities, and kids’ activities.

Santa Gertrudis

This pretty village is located at the very heart of the island. The trendy central square has undergone a makeover and is now a trendy hot spot for both new and traditional eateries. It offers a rich, agricultural landscape for those looking for a retreat from the main beach resorts.

Talamanca

Just a 15-minute walk along the coast from Ibiza Town lies the picturesque bay of Talamanca. Settle into the soft golden sands at one of the most peaceful resorts on the island. Due to its close vicinity to lively Ibiza Town, you can enjoy the best of both worlds.

Vista Alegre

This secure urbanisation is often referred to as one of the most exclusive places on the island, located just outside of Es Cubells. It contains many modern and luxurious homes strategically placed for stunning sea views.

Ibiza South

The south of Ibiza is known for its breath-taking sunsets night after night. It is also famous for its wild party nights, with the city of San Antonio as the hub of the nightlife scene. The national park areas are a stark contrast to the bars and restaurants in the city.

Ibiza North

The north of the island is famous for its laidback bohemian vibes and stunning scenery. During recent years it has earned a reputation for wellness and healing tourism, with many spas and wellness centres dotted around the region.
Sun worshipers are likely to be drawn to the north due to the early morning sunshine that hits the beaches, while adventurers can enjoy the many hiking trails through the countryside.