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The best places to watch the sunset in Ibiza

Written on : 15 March 2019

From wild coves to the most exclusive beaches, Ibiza enchants with its natural beauty. You can lose yourself in the traditional villages where the churches and houses are usually whitewashed. Throughout the day, you can enjoy contemplating the splendours of the island known as the White Island. However, it is when the sun sets that the show begins. The sunset in Ibiza is like no other. Where to go to enjoy the sunset in Ibiza? Restaurants and beaches, discover the best places to watch the sunset in Ibiza.
 
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The most hippie: Benirras

The most hippie: Benirras

Known as the home of the hippie community, Benirras exudes the sweetness of life. This must-see spot on Ibiza is one of the best places to watch the sunset. Located on the northwest coast of the white island, Benirras attracts locals and holidaymakers alike who gather on this beach in the late afternoon. The site is a dreamy natural environment. With a mystical rock formation in the middle of the sea, called "the hand of God" Benirras makes the sunset even more spectacular than elsewhere. Especially on Sundays in summer, the sunset becomes a spectacle. It is here that the hippie community gathers to observe this natural phenomenon against a backdrop of drumming and artistic performances. 

In Benirras, you can enjoy an authentic experience and watch a unique sunset. There are small beachside bars where you can enjoy the rainbow of colors with a drink.

The most legendary: Es Vedrà

The most legendary: Es Vedrà

An island of all possibilities, Ibiza attracts myths and legends. Es Vedrà is no exception to the rule. On the southwest coast of the island, the famous rock of Es Vedrà rises above the waves. Legend has it that this monolithic limestone formation, not far from Cala d'Hort, is one of the most magnetic points in the world. For this reason, Es Vedrà is the energy center of Ibiza, attracting aliens. While the veracity of these myths may be debatable, the rock of Es Vedrà is undoubtedly a place of great mystery. Like an incredible phenomenon, the rock seems to emerge from the water. Dominated by the Torre de Savinar, a watchtower abandoned by the pirates, Es Vedrà fascinates by its beauty. 

At sunset, the place becomes even more enchanting, much to the delight of its visitors. The experience can be very moving when you see the sky transform into a jumble of oranges, gold, and pinks, ending up in a glitter of stars. Whether you are with your family, your lover, or your friends, the sunset at Es Vedrà will undoubtedly make your holiday in Ibiza unforgettable.

The most authentic: the Torre Ibiza

The most authentic: the Torre Ibiza

Located on the outskirts of San Antonio, the Torre Ibiza immerses us in the Ibiza of the last century. Between the steep cliffs of Cape Negret, on the west coast of Ibiza, the Torre Ibiza is a rustic haven where it is good to spend a few hours. In this hostel there is a delicious restaurant where you can taste the local specialties of the White Isle. Here, the atmosphere is relaxed and authentic. Little known, the Torre Ibiza is yet one of the most beautiful spots to admire the sunset of the island. While awakening your taste buds, enjoy refined and traditional dishes that will delight your palate. In front of you, a spectacle of the most breathtaking colours will play before your eyes. At sunset, the fiery sky is dotted with mauves and fuchsias.

The sun, which is weakening little by little, is reflected in the indigo waters of the Mediterranean. With a beautiful terrace and wooden tables, the Torre Ibiza is an exceptional place to contemplate the sublime sunset. From there, you will have a spectacular view in front of which you will be able to marvel while enjoying grilled octopus or other treasures of the gastronomy of the sea. Even if the place is relatively secret, we advise you nevertheless to reserve in advance, especially if you visit Ibiza in summer.

The hottest: Sunset Ashram

The hottest: Sunset Ashram

Located in Sant Josep de Sa Talaia, a village dominated by the eponymous mountain, is the hippie chic Sunset Ashram. Surrounded by a beautiful natural environment, this somewhat kitsch bar-restaurant is nevertheless an exceptional place to admire the sunset in Ibiza. Like an invitation to meditation, Sunset Ashram is perched on the golden sands of Cala Conta, on the west coast of Ibiza. The place invites to commune with the nature that surrounds us in the middle of the drums and the locals who dance and applaud the sun.

While enjoying cuisine that merges Mediterranean and Asian influences, you can contemplate the gradation of pinks and oranges that bombard the sky. Trendy and cool, Sunset Ashram often attracts the hottest DJs of the moment to mix the sounds of summer to make the show even more intense. With a background of electronic music, come and contemplate the moving scenes of the sun setting against the backdrop of the azure reflections of the Mediterranean Sea.

The wildest: Punta Galera

The wildest: Punta Galera

On the west coast of Ibiza, Punta Galera seems straight out of a movie set. Surrounded by various rock formations amidst steep cliffs, Punta Galera invites you to sunbathe and dive into the Mediterranean Sea. The area is beautiful and really worth a visit, and is also popular with naturists. Be careful though, the road to Punta Galera is rather dangerous. That's why we advise you to rent a boat and access the beach by the sea. From your boat, the sunset show will appear even more breathtaking.

Nicknamed "Flat Rocks" because of its flat rock formations, Punta Galera is a place to commune with nature. The beach often attracts yogis and hippies. In harmony with nature, watch the sun set. Purples and pinks will then reflect on the clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea. From your boat, you will be lulled by the lapping waves, which will make the experience even more unique in the world.

The most natural: the Ses Salines Natural Park

The most natural: the Ses Salines Natural Park

Between Formentera and Ibiza, the Ses Salines Natural Park is one of the most exceptional places on the Pityuse Islands. This protected natural area is home to some of the most beautiful flora and fauna. There are many species of birds and lush vegetation that will delight all nature lovers. The Ses Salines Natural Park is visitable during the day, but it becomes even more breathtaking at nightfall. 

At sunset, among the flamingos and birds flying around you, a spectacle is played out. Hypnotic and fascinating, the sky transforms itself into a palette of colors that would make any art lover dream. Suspended in the void, the sun reflects in the sea as an invitation to a change of scenery and serenity. Here, the sunset will be a moving and unusual experience that you won't soon forget.

The most secret: Kumharas

The most secret: Kumharas

Long kept a secret by White Islanders, Kumharas is a bar and restaurant offering privileged views of the sunset. Nestled in the heart of San Antonio Bay, Kumharas dazzles visitors with a sunset that illuminates the landscape. With a cocktail in hand, you can marvel at the array of colors from purple to pink to orange. 

At nightfall, Kumharas transforms into a place that seems to be straight out of the Arabian Nights. The place is made up of a relaxation area, a lounge, and a restaurant. Kumharas has a soothing and chic atmosphere that makes the sunset even more dazzling.

The best lounge: Café del Mar

The best lounge: Café del Mar

Located in San Antonio, the Café del Mar is one of those trendy places where it is good to have a drink, especially in summer. One can easily get lost in this mythical and privileged place to observe the beauty of the sunsets. Opened in 1980, Café del Mar is part of the "Sunset Strip" movement and offers an international menu that allows you to refuel while admiring the sunset. 

In the heart of this dreamy environment, the sky goes wild at nightfall. Facing the horizon, you can watch the pinks, purples, and golds intermingle in a perfect symphony of colors while the sky reflects in the peaceful and warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Take a picture before our eyes never cease. Like the final bouquet of a beautiful firework display, the sky then gives way to a myriad of stars floating in the blue torpor.