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10 Essential Things to do at Sant Josep

By 14 November, 2016 No Comments

As the largest municipality of Ibiza, Sant Josep has plenty of places worth seeing during your holidays in Ibiza. And In order not to miss anything, we want to show you 10 essential things you can’t miss. These 10 experiences will give your visit a colourful touch and will help you discover the ‘treasures’ of this part of the island.

1. Watching The Sunset At Platges de Comte

Perhaps it is a romantic cliché, but the sunsets in Ibiza will make you fall in love, if not with someone, at least of its beautiful seascape. One of the best places to live this experience is, of course, at Platges de Comte, an idyllic beach in the west side of the municipality of Sant Josep, and has the best location to enjoy the sunset any summer day. There’s nothing better than finding a good spot on the cliffs or on the beach shore and wait for this magical moment, when the entire island is immersed under a red sky mantle making the island even more beautiful..

 

2. Admire the majesty of Es Vedrà from Cala d’Hort

Es Vedrà, the most iconic islet of the whole coast of Sant Josep is, undoubtedly, one of the most attractive landscapes that you can enjoy in the entire Ibiza coast. Declared Nature Reserve together with his younger brother who always accompanies him, Es Vedranell and the Ponent Islets in front of Platges de Comte and Cala Tarida coast. Es Vedrà has a special magnetism and to appreciate it, nothing better than visiting the beach of Cala d’Hort, the best stage to take a bath with these views as background.

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3. Going Up to Sa Talaia.

Visitors who seek to practice sports and discover new emotions must include Sa Talaia in their routes through Ibiza. But this hill is not only reserved for hikers, it is also perfect for those looking for the best panorama on the island. As the highest mountain in Ibiza, here you’ll feel how awesome it is to see the whole island from coast to coast. But don’t panic, because if you are too tired to go up by foot, you can always access the top with your vehicle via a detour on the road to Cala Vadella.

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4. Boat touring the coast to visit the Natural Reserve of Es Vedrà, Es Vedranell and West Islets

The everyday life of the towns of the municipality is one of the attractions in Ibiza, Sant Josep is a good example of this. If you want to impregnate yourself with this simplicity and enjoy the quiet life, stroll around Sant Josep any morning and admire the beauty of its church and its streets or enjoy the cultural proposals at Can Jeroni. And after knowing the charm of its small establishments and its people, there is nothing better than sitting down to take something on some of its terraces while enjoying the small pleasures of life as you contemplate the bustle of the inhabitants in a place as authentic as Sant Josep.

 

5. Enjoying Ibizan Cuisine

If you haven’t had yet the opportunity to try it before, you should know that Ibizan cuisine is one of the tastiest ones in the Mediterranean, especially the seafood dishes, made with the best fresh fish and seafood caught in Ibizan waters. Don’t forget to stop along the way and enjoy any of these delicious dishes: seafood paella, bullit de peix, ‘sofrit pagés’,and for dessert ‘flaó’, a sweet finish to a delicious meal. Furthermore, if you enjoy these tasty dishes in any of the restaurants on the coast, the experience will be as pleasant for your eyes as your palate.

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6. Morning walk around Sant Josep village

The everyday life of the towns of the municipality is one of the attractions in Ibiza, Sant Josep is a good example of this. If you want to impregnate yourself with this simplicity and enjoy the quiet life, stroll around Sant Josep any morning and admire the beauty of its church and its streets or enjoy the cultural proposals at Can Jeroni. And after knowing the charm of its small establishments and its people, there is nothing better than sitting down to take something on some of its terraces while enjoying the small pleasures of life as you contemplate the bustle of the inhabitants in a place as authentic as Sant Josep.

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7. The charm of Sant Agustí village

Sant Agustí is one of those little villages hidden in the top of a mountain where everything seems to have remained intact for centuries. Only a phew houses and some restaurants are the elements that make up the urban nucleus. And despite being small, life here flows in places like Can Curt, where there is an exhibition hall with an artistic offer in constant change or Can Blau, where we find the Municipal School of Music. Do not forget to sit in the town square to contemplate the landscape, the valley populated with almond and white houses, the typical print of the most rural Ibiza.

 

8. The amazing views at Es Cubells village

Es Cubells is one of the essential towns of the municipality. It is located away from the main roads and on its coast you will find unique corners to enjoy the sea just for you. Es Cubells is located in the southwest of the municipality and is at the end of a road that begins in Sant Josep. Once you get to it you can enjoy the views towards Formentera from the cliff next to the church. The real treasures of this area are also hidden beaches like Cala Llentrisca, Ses Boques or Es Torrent, good places if you want to take a bath.

 

9. Enjoy the ambience at Platja d’en Bossa

The liveliest area of the municipality is located on the shore of one of the longest beaches on the island, Platja d’en Bossa. All along its shore you’ll find terraces, restaurants, chill-out bars and even some of the legendary Ibizan clubs. This wide range of options allows you to have a great time with your friends or your sweetheart, either if you prefer nonstop party and dancing or a more chilled plan. Families can also enjoy the amusement rides in the area, perfect for the smaller ones. But without any doubt where both children and adults will have the best time is enjoying a day at the beach in Platja d’en Bossa with all the amenities right on the beach.

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10. Visit the Natural Park of Ses Salines d’Eivissa and Formentera.

The municipality of Sant Josep is full of fascinating places, but the icing on the cake is without any doubt the Natural Park Ses Salines. This nature reserve covers the southern part of the island of Ibiza and the north of Formentera. On the Ibizan part of the park is where you can enjoy the beach of Ses Salines, with its turquoise waters and white sand. The salt pans, once the main economic sector of the island, also make up a very enjoyable landscape. The fauna and flora you’ll find here are a great example of the natural treasures of Ibiza. Whether in the summertime or wintertime, it is a must visit.

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