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 timbales
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 after '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. At sunset, just before sunset, the left end of the beach becomes an improvised stage where the show is assured. While some play the timbales, others dance, take pictures or drink while watching the sarao, which lasts until the sun goes down. There are many who say that this exhibition is one of the few that maintains the hippie essence that enveloped the Ibiza of the 70 decade. Of course, it is undeniable that energy that is concentrated in the place during that moment and how evocative is the environment It does not leave anyone 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 not 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 want 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 do not want to invest in them, remember to bring your own and, if possible, a good mat, because the sand is coarse grain. 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 is the day that concentrates more people, so if you have decided to go that day do it soon, and soon we refer to you spend the day there from 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.
It is accessed from the road that joins the towns of San Miguel and San Juan, taking the detour that signals towards the beach.How to get there
Car or bus from Ibiza or San Antonio. Check the frequencies well, since they are scarce.
Small cove framed between mountains and pine forests. Closed bay protected from strong winds.
Length and Width
150 meters in length and 40 in width.
Shore and bottom
A very thick sandy shore with a tan color. Backgrounds alternating sand areas with boulders.
Orientation and winds