Surely every self-respecting ibicencan has ever risen in his life to the mythical boats of Talamanca, what's more, he may even treasure that moment as a precious memory of his childhood. And is that the history of this peculiar service goes back nothing more and nothing less than the year 1932 , when Benjamin Costa decided to start it.
During the Civil War the company experienced a certain slump to resurface later with more force than ever. Today, the oldest ship dates from 64.
What began as a beautiful family business is currently a service of the most demanded. During all year, cover the line from the port to Talamanca, Botafoc and Marina Ibiza, make private transfers from cruises and even direct services depending on demand. From 17 hours and even the 1.30 add another direct route between the port and Marina Ibiza.
The fleet of Barcas de Talamanca is made up of two classic wooden boats who possess a special charm and for another more modern. The frequency with which they set sail is quite broad, coming out in full summer until one o'clock in the morning. It's a practical service and accessible to all, since their prices are more than reasonable. El One way ticket costs only 2.60 euros and 4 one way ticket, while the children pay 2.60 for the entire passage and 1.50 only for one and the children under five travel free! Also, if you are resident, do not hesitate to ask for your discounts.
The boats so much walk tourists who are not resigned to leave the island without having traveled aboard a boat as to nostalgic who wish to relive old times. There is also who knows no better place than these ships to take a beautiful photograph of the celebrated Dalt Vila silhouette, and that is that the journey takes place right in front of her, Views are spectacular.
Taking a walk in the boats of Talamanca is a highly recommended activity which in Ibiza has become an authentic tradition between parents and children.
The tickets are only sold on board, inside the boat.
How to arrive
Access the Port of Ibiza and reach the vicinity of the Monument to the Corsairs. They are in the neighborhood of "La Marina". Barcas de Talamanca pier on Carrer Lluis Tur Palau 11, in front of the Carrer de Castelar exit, between Divino Café and Formentera Restaurant, in the commercial port. The name of the stop that appears in the timetable window, next to the benches at the starting point, is “Centro Port Ibiza”.
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