Cala Xarraca, in San Juan, is a perfect cove for lovers of diving and to enjoy the relaxation wrapped by a typically Mediterranean landscape in Ibiza
Cala Xarraca is located in the municipality of San Juan and it is divided into three sections. The first of them, by which we access the beach, is in front of the restaurant Cala Xarraca. It is not very big, so it is very likely that in summer you will find it full. In this area there are sunbeds, umbrellas and some scooters water.
If you go to the left You will see a path that will take you to a small corner something more wild. The shore usually has a darker color due to the remains of posidonia marina that accumulate in it. Many take advantage of their privacy to do nudity or for Apply pimples on the body. According to some, they have healing properties.
Facing this tiny cove stretches a small islet which can be reached by swimming. It is also a good place to practice snorkeling since the transparency of its waters makes the background is perfectly visible. The surroundings of the islet and the walls of the cliffs that protect it are ideal to discover Great amount of marine fauna.
Now right from the arenal we came across the area of the creeks of Xarraca cove or fishermen's houses. Here there is no sand, so we must find our site on cement. There is a perfect worn concrete platform to enjoy the sea bottom. Its tip has become the favorite place of many to launch into the sea from two or three meters high. In fact, ropes have been placed in order to climb again.
El Exterior of the beach is composed of sand, While in the background is mixed with small stones. Still, it's a good place to go with children.
It is not adapted for people with reduced mobility and, in general, there is usually enough parking to leave your car.
If you want to complete your day of beach tasting the best gastronomy of Ibiza, Restaurant cala Xarraca, on the beach. When you see some of your fish dishes or a good paella leave the kitchen, you will not be able to resist trying them!
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Go towards San Juan, towards Portinatx. From Ibiza, at kilometer 17 you will find a detour to Xarraca.How to get there
Car the motorcycle.
Located in a large inlet, it is divided into three small beaches: two sandy and another with boathouses.
Length and Width
70 meters in length and 15 in width.
Shore and bottom
Small beach of coarse and golden sand, surrounded by cliffs with typical vegetation of Ibiza. Background of sand, stones and rocks. Little depth on the shore, reaching the 4 meters inside.
Orientation and winds