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San Antonio Bay Holidays

San Antonio Bay Holidays

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Destination Highlights

  • Water sports hub
  • Soaked in year-round sunshine
  • Spectacular natural bay
  • Five secluded beaches
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    Beaches | Hotels | Nightlife | Food | Events | Things to do | Weather | Important information | Reviews |


    What are the best beaches in San Antonio Bay?

    In San Antonio Bay, you’re never too far from the soft sands and ocean air. All five beaches are worth a visit:

    • Playa S'Estanyol - A small, secluded stretch of stunning sands and a prime area for water sports. It’s a hub for excursions, cool restaurants, bars, and sunbathing.
    • Es Pouet - This family-friendly beach features pristine golden sands, shallow waters, exciting entertainment and is a foodie’s dream destination.
    • Playa Pinet - A great water sports spot, this soft-sanded beach offers shallow waters and many beach bars to enjoy cocktails with the best views.
    • Playa Port d'es Torrent - This popular beach offers stunning crystal-clear waters, perfect for diving and snorkelling, and the golden sands you’ve been dreaming of.
    • Playa Xinxo - Also known as Cala de Bou, this sunworshipper’s idea of heaven features a pretty, curved golden bay and calm waters. Ideal for families or those in need of a relaxing beach day.

    What are the top hotels in San Antonio Bay?

    Whether it’s a sun-soaked honeymoon, a much-need chilled girls’ trip, or a family holiday to San Antonio Bay, this resort is full of stunning hotels. Take a look at these showstoppers:

    • Els Pins Resort and Spa - Situated on the more peaceful side of San Antonio Bay, this hotel has everything you need for a relaxing break.
    • THB Naeco Ibiza - This beachfront, adults-only property has a cool vibe and the best amenities to keep you entertained.
    • Alua Hawaii Ibiza - This hotel has something for everyone with its gorgeous location, onsite facilities, and serene atmosphere.
    • Bellamar - Step into paradise at this scenic and tranquil hotel, perfect for that complete holiday experience.
    • Hotel THB Ocean Beach - Experience the lively and memorable holiday you’ve been dreaming of at this hotel, with the Ocean Beach club right next door.
    • Marble Stella Maris Ibiza - This dream-worthy family-friendly hotel is surrounded by picturesque gardens. It has plenty of entertainment and can be a quiet environment to soak up the sunshine.
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    What's the food like in San Antonio Bay?

    The cuisine in San Antonio Bay is similar to the whole of Ibiza with a range of traditional Spanish dishes, Mediterranean flavours and other cuisines. These dishes are worth checking out on your trip:

    • Paella - This traditional Spanish dish is rice-based, made with a range of seafood but can also be made with meat and vegetables.
    • Ensaïmada - Classic Baelaric sweet breads filled with chocolate, cream, or pumpkin jam.
    • Flaó - Pastry tart made with soft goats’ cheese, eggs and mint.
    • Sofrit Pages - Classic stew made from different meats with peppers and potatoes.
    • Guisat de peix - Grilled fish dish, usually served with potatoes.

    Looking for places to eat in San Antonio Bay? Check out these top restaurants:

    • Sa Flama - Specialising in Mexican and BBQ food, this open-terraced restaurant is a fab place to dine in the sunshine.
    • PizzaMan - Located in the heart of the bay, this popular pizza place serves up classic pizzas and a menu of traditional Italian delights.
    • Curry Palace - Enjoy hearty and traditional curries in this authentic Indian restaurant, serving up tasty three-course dinners that’ll go down a treat.
    • Relish Restaurant - This restaurant is known for its variety, serving up a selection of different tapas dishes, roast dinners, curries, and pasta, with something for everyone.
    • POM Thai - Authentic Thai cuisine with a selection of traditional dishes to try.
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    Where’s the best nightlife in San Antonio Bay?

    San Antonio Bay is a beach lover’s paradise with a wide selection of different bars near the sands. Check out some of the hotspots below:

    • Panffers Bar - Popular with tourists, this lively bar offers up live music and an open terrace to enjoy your drinks.
    • Kumharas - For a laid-back drink watching the sunset, this bar is the place to be. With live music, summer vibes, and delicious cocktails.
    • Mar I Pins - One of the most popular bars, it’s an ideal venue for watching sports, enjoying a pub quiz, or a couple of drinks.
    • BN3 - This bar has everything you need for a memorable night out. Live music, great cocktails and unforgettable DJs.
    • Peppers 2 - It’s a great hotspot for a combination of great food and even better drinks. This popular bar has live music and is a hub for live sports; something for everyone.
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    What events can I go to in San Antonio Bay?

    From live music festivals to traditional celebrations, there is a lot to get up to in San Antonio Bay. These are the events worth checking out:

    • Sant Antoni Festival (January) - The month of January honours Sant Antoni, and the celebrations include colourful parades, live music, and lots of good food and drink, across the whole of Ibiza.
    • Santa Eulalia Festival (February) - Ibiza livens up in February to celebrate Saint Eulalia. Every weekend, there are activities for everyone, including live music, folk dancing, feasts, and workshops for kids to join in with.
    • Day of the Balearic Islands (March) - Celebrated across all the Balearic Islands, it’s a big day with markets and live music.
    • Easter celebrations (April) - Across Ibiza, Easter celebrations are a religious time and that includes many religious processions in the streets.
    • San Juan Festival (June) - This festival is a time to celebrate the birth of Saint John. The celebrations include lighting fires, jumping through small fires, and walking on hot coals. The fire is known to drive away evil spirits. There are also processions and fireworks in the evening.
    • Sant Bartomeu Festival (August) - Activities take place across the bay, including traditional dancing, kite flying, swimming competitions, and fireworks.
    • Medieval Seafarers Market (September) - The medieval-themed market is dedicated to seafarers. It’s an event packed with activities, live performances, and market stalls.
    • Ibiza Trail Marathon (October) - An annual event to experience Ibiza’s most stunning nature paths, across three different routes.
    • Christmas and New Year’s events - Experience the festive season in the sunshine with San Antonio Bay’s festivities, including live music across the week into the new year.

    Things to do in San Antonio Bay

    Take a boat trip around the bay

    A fun-filled adventure for all the family, hiring a boat or going on a boat excursion offers the opportunity to see the stunning bay from afar, as well as its marine life. Why not have a swim in the crystal-clear waters while on your excursion?

    Experience the many water sports

    The bay is a water sports hub with lots of activities to choose from, whether you’re an adrenalin junkie or love marine life. There is a wide assortment of activities available, like snorkelling, hiring a banana boat and diving.

    Tour the greener parts of the island

    San Antonio Bay is in Ibiza, which is home to a whole scene of natural beauty and green areas to experience. How about exploring on a quad bike or Vespa?

    Head to the waterpark

    A day on the slides is an entertaining activity for all the family, from the little tots to the adults. The waterpark Sirenis Aquagames is only a short distance from the bay.

    Watch a beach sunset

    Watching the sun go down is one of the most underrated activities. San Antonio Bay is home to five secluded beaches, idyllic spots to watch the sunset.




    What's the weather like in San Antonio Bay?

    The best time to holiday in San Antonio Bay for hot weather is between June and September, when average temperatures range between 22 °c and 25 °c. May and October are also warm with average temperatures of 18 °c and 20 °c, and the month with the warmest sea temperature is August at 26 °c.

    Month

    Average temp.

    Sea temp.

    Hours of sunshine per day

    Jan 11 °c 15 °c 4 h
    Feb 11 °c 14 °c 5 h
    Mar 13 °c 15 °c 6 h
    Apr 15 °c 16 °c 7 h
    May 18 °c 18 °c 7 h
    Jun 22 °c 21 °c 9 h
    Jul 25 °c 24 °c 10 h
    Aug 25 °c 26 °c 9 h
    Sep 23 °c 24 °c 7 h
    Oct 20 °c 22 °c 6 h
    Nov 15 °c 19 °c 4 h
    Dec 12 °c 16 °c 4 h

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    Important Information about travelling to San Antonio Bay

    How long does it take to fly to San Antonio Bay?

    It takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes to fly to San Antonio Bay from the UK.

    What’s the time difference between the UK and San Antonio Bay?

    San Antonio Bay is 1 hour ahead of the UK.

    What currency do they use in San Antonio Bay?

    The official currency of San Antonio Bay is the Euro.

    What language do they speak in San Antonio Bay?

    The official language spoken in San Antonio Bay is Catalan.

    Do I need any vaccinations to visit San Antonio Bay?

    Please check with your healthcare provider for all up to date vaccination advice before booking your holiday.

    Do I need to pay tax on my holiday to San Antonio Bay?

    Travellers must pay tourist tax when visiting San Antonio Bay. must be paid directly to the hotel by the customer and can range between €0.50 and €4 per person per day.

    Do I need a visa to travel to San Antonio Bay?

    British passport holders don’t need a visa to enter San Antonio Bay. Holders of other passports are advised to check with their national embassy for any visa requirements.

    Will Covid-19 affect my holiday to San Antonio Bay?

    We are currently closely following the Covid-19 situation and how it affects travel. You can find out the most up to date information about travel to San Antonio Bay on the FCO website.

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    Customer reviews

    At On the Beach, we’ve sent many satisfied customers to the San Antonio Bay for a bit of sunshine. But don't just take our word for it, read some of their 5-star reviews below.

    Amanda Burroughs:


    Always my first choice for booking holidays. Seamless from beginning to end every time. Great locations, accommodations and prices.

    Clinton Vince:


    Had a fantastic holiday. The booking was smooth and straight forward, the prices were good. The whole experience went like clockwork. On the beach are on the ball when it comes to booking a holiday. This is the 4th time I’ve booked with them

    Janet:


    Excellent service and very detailed customer care meaning keeping me up to date with everything also keep giving me reminders of what I should have done Thank you

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    San Antonio Bay Weather

    Beautiful sunny shores await you on holidays in San Antonio Bay. With moderate temperatures around 30° Celsius in the summer, and lows of approximately 15° Celsius during the winter season, you can take your San Antonio Bay holidays any time it suits you. Come prepared to relax and top up that tan, you'll be going home sunkissed and relaxed!

    Jan 13ºC
    Feb 15ºC
    Mar 16ºC
    Apr 18ºC
    May 21ºC
    Jun 24ºC
    Jul 27ºC
    Aug 27ºC
    Sep 25ºC
    Oct 20ºC
    Nov 16ºC
    Dec 13ºC

    Landscape

    You won't find a more beautiful place on Ibiza than the town of San Antonio Bay. Overlooking beautiful white beaches, San Antonio Bay is surrounded by steep rock cliffs, fragrant olive trees and the crystal blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Ibiza has been the home of famous artists throughout the ages looking for inspiration. and has provided the backdrop for many cinematic features.

    Things To Do on San Antonio Bay Holidays

    Though not quite like the crazy party atmosphere of nearby Sant Antonio, San Antonio Bay holidays are renowned for the plethora of things to do for both single travellers and families alike. The island's maritime museum offers a delightful view into the seafaring history of the island, and is flanked by a beautiful windmill on a nearby cliff - an ideal spot for a few family holiday pictures.

    There is shopping galore on holidays to San Antonio Bay that will satisfy even the pickiest of shoppers, and the local restaurants offer a wide variety of gourmet delicacies for your palette. For those who fancy sports, the beautiful, warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea offer the perfect backdrop for watersports of all kinds. Long, sandy beaches attract thousands of tourists each year, perfect for chilling out and relaxing in the sun!

    Culture

    Catering to tourists from around the world, San Antonio Bay holidays afford you the chance to experience a rich and diverse culture that is evident as soon as you step out on the street. Taking a stroll down the shore and you will hear the laughter of children, the exuberance of youthful frivolity, and the calls of local merchants selling all manner of locally crafted wares.

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    When you book your holidays to San Antonio Bay with On the Beach, you can rest assured that you are getting only the very best in deals on flights and hotels in Ibiza. There's never been a better time to book your holiday to San Antonio Bay!