Port of San Miguel
Puerto de San Miguel is one of the most recommended options when it comes to snorkeling or try the most authentic cuisine of Ibiza
If you leave from Ibiza city, the road is a little long but from here we assure you that It is worth reaching the Port of San Miguel or Port de Balansat. It is perfect to go with the little ones and for those who like to eat well, both in quality and quantity. Do not suffer for the parking, you will find free parking with ease.
It could be said that this beach is one of the most picturesque on the island of Ibiza. Your name has not been chosen at random, since in its origins it served as a fishing port Township. Although today the boats continue to anchor in it, this is not a problem for the bathroom as its entrance and exit area is well bounded.
Its water is clear and clean, as is sand which composes the exterior and the background. The slope of the shore is not very pronounced and, being protected on both sides by high mountains, the winds and currents in it are scarce, so the little ones are safe. Also, a plus for them is that has a business of rental of pedestals where they can carry out some of the water activities that they like so much.
But the attractions of this small port are not only child-friendly, plan your diving glasses and practice snorkeling around the cliffs that exist on both sides. The species diversity which you can contemplate will leave you speechless and, if you are in shape and your legs will allow you, you can discover several spectacular corners following the line of cliffs.
In the Port of San Miguel you will be surrounded by all the services you need to spend a nice day at the beach. Hammocks, umbrellas, showers and a house of first aid in which they will watch over your safety. You also have supermarkets, souvenirs, hotels, bars and restaurants, in fact it has become one of the most tourist areas of San Juan.
And speaking of restaurants, Can Tothom It is one of the best options in this area. Mediterranean food, Menu of the day, espetos and local atmosphere with nice views to the sea. For its part, at the Port Balansat restaurant you can try the famous bullit de peix ibicenco.
And what do you think if we lower the food giving a nice stroll for its mountains? Do not take off your shoes and enter the path you will find on the left bank of the beach. If you have some patience you will reach the Caló des Moltons, a place that preserves its natural essence intact.
Since you are in the Port of San Miguel, take the car or the motorcycle and go to visit the Cova de Can Marçà. A cave conditioned to perfection for your visit in which they will explain to you how the merchandise smugglers They made use of it a while ago. Do not miss the spectacular views which offers this place from its terrace.
By paved road from San Miguel to the port. It is well indicated.How to get there
Car the motorcycle. There is also a regular bus that runs to the port.
Around the Port of San Miguel has been erected an important tourist enclave that enjoys the magnificent sand that extends to its feet.
Length and Width
110 meters in length and 70 in width.
Shore and bottom
Medium grain sand Background of sand, rocks and underwater vegetation.
Orientation and winds
North and Northwest.