Cala Benirràs still retains a certain hippie air and a special magic that will make you fall in love with its sunset to the sound of the timpani
It is likely that, if it's the first time you visit cala Benirràs, have the feeling that you already knew her. This is because It is one of the most characteristic images of the island. The photograph of the sunset behind 'the finger of God', as it is popularly known the islet that emerges from the water in this area, is one of the most used in the tourist promotion brochures of Ibiza. If you have not yet traveled to the island but you have a friend who has done it and has insisted on showing you his photos, you will also have this image engraved in your mind.
La cala Benirràs is one of the must see in Ibiza, Whether with family, with friends or partner. Even being to the north, its western orientation allows enjoy the sun all afternoon. Wrapped in mountains full of green pines, on Sundays it becomes a meeting point for hundreds of people who participate or simply contemplate its famous party of the drums. In the late afternoon, just before sunset, the left end of the beach becomes a makeshift stage where the show is assured. While some play the timpani, others dance, take pictures or drink while they watch the sarao, which goes on until the sun goes down. There are many who assure that this exhibition is one of the few that maintains the hippie essence that enveloped the Ibiza of the 70s. Of course it is undeniable that energy that is concentrated in the place during that moment and how evocative is the environment leaves no one indifferent.
A priori, the water in Benirràs will not be what surprises you the most because your Background is thick sand and some rock Since the incidence of light on the sea does not let it appreciate its color well. If you want to see clearly the turquoises that compose it, take advantage to do something Hiking And venture up the mountain on the left bank. From above Views are awesome and you can take one of the best photos of your trip. If you can't get them to accompany you, they can wait for you in one of the two restaurants with which the cove counts. On the one hand you will find the Restaurante 2000, a place of the of the whole life, of family of fishermen, In which you can taste their tasty Paellas. And if you fancy a Touch more sophisticatedGo for it Elements And try their dishes Mediterranean, your natural juices or let yourself be pampered with your massages.
The beach has a Sunbeds and umbrellas And if you don't want to invest in them, remember to bring your own and, if possible, a good mat, because the sand is coarse-grained. Take advantage of the day to To practice snorkeling. Dive to the cliffs of the mountains and discover some of the most typical species of Ibiza. You can also take a walk around your small craft market and acquire a good memory of your stay.
During the summer season, the batucada takes place every day, but on Sunday It is the day that concentrates the most people, so if you have decided to go that day, do it soon, and by soon we mean that you spend the day there early.
If you are going to drive to Cala Benirràs we advise you to bring sunglasses since in some sections of the road you will find it in front, something quite uncomfortable because the visibility of the road is reduced.
In the year 2010 a dangerous Fire devastated part of the area. To this day you can still see some of the damage it caused.