Ses Dones beach

The urban beach of ses Dones, also known as sa Cova de ses Dones, is a small, quiet and little crowded beach in the center of Ibiza

La Ses Dones beach It's one of those tiny hidden coves in the city of Ibiza that not everyone knows. He Access to her is not too easy, however, to be able to go walking, It is the first choice of many who live nearby. This urban beach located between the neighborhoods of Es Soto and Puig des Molins, It is surrounded by vegetation.

It is also known as the 'Cova de ses dones' (women's cave) since, formerly, women should bathe separately from men. This was where the women came when they wanted to take a dip.

Today this custom has not only gone down in history, but now Ses Dones beach has become one of the main Ibiza gayfriendly coves.

Does not have more than 30 meters long and about eight meters wide, so it is a space of the most tranquil. If you are one of those who prefer sand floors, this is not your place as it is composed of coarse gravel. Neither is it if you intend to go with children because, in addition to having a somewhat complicated access, you will not find a single service in it. Forget about hammocks, showers or restaurants. Here there is only your presence and that of the rest of the bathers.

Within the water, clean and gentle, you will find the islet of Es Britjot. Many are those who come swimming up to him to jump into the water. This has meant that the beach is also known as the beach 'It's salt de s'ase' (the donkey jump).

An advice

If you are going to spend all day here, remember to bring something to drink and eat, because there are no shops or restaurants around.


Getting there

Come to the Paseo de Vara de Rey and take the street that goes up to the Reina Sofía park. Continue straight until you pass a tunnel, that of es Soto. After leaving it, take the first dirt road you see on the right. At the end turn left, border the coast about 15 meters and you will find a path that goes down to the beach.

How to get there


You can leave the car or the motorcycle after the Es Soto tunnel.


Small beach of coarse gravel. Of calm and gayfriendly atmosphere.

Length and Width

30 meters long and about eight meters wide.

Shore and bottom

Heavy gravel, both outside and inside the water.

Orientation and winds



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