Guide To Top Watersports In Ibiza
Ibiza is renowned as a quality holiday destination, with plenty to see and do! It might be the third largest Balearic Island, but it is without a doubt the liveliest with plenty of clubs and bars where you can party the night away!
However, you can enjoy more than just partying on offer if you are on holiday in Ibiza. There are plenty of exciting watersports that you can enjoy throughout your holiday on this sun-blessed island! Read on for more about our guide to the top watersports of Ibiza…
The temperature of the water around Ibiza makes it such an attractive place to indulge in watersport activities – with the water warmth ranging from 18 degrees celsius in May to 26 degrees celsius in August. A huge range of the most popular watersports in Ibiza can be enjoyed including snorkeling, waterskiing, catamaran sailing, windsurfing, jetskiing, parasailing, and hiring pedalo and banana boats.
You will find that wherever you are located on Ibiza, most beaches (especially the larger ones) will have kiosks where you can hire out pedalo boats and also perhaps try out a banana boat! The island has plenty of sailing schools which offer catamaran hire and windsurf hire (though you may need a licence for this) You can learn more about sailing as you have a wide choice of several sailing schools dotted around the island, especially at the beach resorts of Las Salinas, San Antonio, Cala Martina, Cala Pada and Playa d’en Bossa. The beaches that offer great parasailing, water and jetskiing are San Antonio Bay, Santa Eulalia, Cala Bassa and Playa d’en Bossa.
It is possible to rent catamarans on Las Salinas and Playa d’en Bossa beach. Windsurfing is probably best in early and late summer around the beaches of Ibiza as the south wind (The Scirroco) and the West Wind (Mistral) pick up. The best beaches for windsurfing on Ibiza include Playa D’en Bossa, Cala Martina and Cala Conta. Cala Martina is renowned for the surf as there is plenty of flat and water that is shallow. Cala Conta is for the more advanced surfer.
The following are the main beaches around Ibiza and the watersports on offer that you can enjoy:
Beaches around Ibiza Town
· Talamanca Beach – You can hire pedalo boats
· Las Salinas Beach – Pedaloes, electro boats, hire catamarans, and enrol in the local diving school
· Playa d’en Bossa Beach, Ibiza – Hire pedaloes, join a windsurf school, rent catamarans, and enrol in diving school, enjoy parasailing.
Beaches around San Antonio and Western Ibiza
· Cala Conta Beach – Rent pedaloes and snorkelling
· Cala Bassa Beach – Hire pedaloes and banana boats
· Cala Vadella Beach – Pedalo Rentals and a diving school
· Es Puet Beach San Antonio – Pedalo rental, waterskiing and banana boat hire
· Playa S’Estanyol San Antonio – Hire pedalo and banana boats
· Playa Pinet San Antonio – Pedalo rental, waterskiing and banana boat hire.
Beaches in Northern Ibiza
· Portinatx Beach – You can rent a pedalo, and enrol at windsurf and diving schools
· Puerto de San Miguel Beach – Hire pedaloes, avail of windsurf rental, enrol at sailing school, enjoy waterskiing and rent banana boats
· Cala San Vicente Beach – Rent banana boats and Pedaloes, and enrol at windsurf school
Beaches of East Ibiza
· Es Cana Beach – Pedalo and banana boat rental
· Cala Leña Beach, Ibiza – Pedalo and wind surf hire
· Cala Martina Beach – Pedalo Hire, and learn at schools about windsurfing and snorkelling/diving
· S’Argamassa Beach – Enjoy windsurfing, sailing, pedalo boat hire, water and jet skiing, parasailing, canoe and boat rentals
· Santa Eulalia – Hire pedaloes and banana boats, waterskiing, and enrol at diving school.
Find out more about Ibiza Watersports.
So there you have it – a brief guide to the very best Ibiza watersports! In order to get to and enjoy these activities you will need to rent a car to get around – so check out our Car Hire Ibiza page.
Have you been to Ibiza and enjoyed the watersports? What did you think of them? Do you know of more that we could have included in the list? If you have any Ibiza travel advice please let us know – we appreciate your comments!