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Es Cana Holidays

Es Cana Holidays

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This small but lively resort is ideal for those who want to explore all that Ibiza has to offer - perfect beaches, great nightlife and tons of charm.

Destination highlights

  • Long hot summers
  • Calm beaches
  • Family-friendly resort
  • Lots of active fun
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    Beaches | Hotels | Nightlife | Food & drink | Events | Things to do | Weather | Important information | Reviews |

    What are the best beaches in Es Cana?

    There are three fab beaches within walking distance of the resort, each offering something different. Lots of other spots are within easy reach by car or bike too. Here’s what you can expect:

    • Es Caná Beach – The central beach is a glorious curve of golden sands and clear waters. The safe seas make it a popular location for families, while the surrounding bars ensure that it’s always cocktail o’clock for grown-ups.
    • Cala Nova Beach – A ten-minute walk will get you to the wild beauty of this beach. The choppy shallows make for fun swimming, plus on windier days all the surfers come out to play.
    • Cala Martina Beach - In the other direction you’ll find this well-protected pocket of calm for sunbathers. It’s also the main hub for water sports fun.
    • Aigües Blanques - Dramatic cliffs for photos and a reef for snorkelling make this hidden beach well worth a trip
    • Playa Niu Blau - The perfect spot to get away from it all and enjoy a cold beer in the shade of the pine trees.

    Es cana beach

    What are the top hotels in Es Cana?

    Holidays in Es Caná are all about chilled-out vibes by the sea, and the beach hotels are known for prioritising relaxation first. You don’t have to miss out on fun though, as plenty of them make sure that all the family are entertained. We think these are the best of both:

  • Bless Hotel Ibiza - The ultimate stylish getaway with plush five-star rooms, two infinity pools, and even a Michelin-starred chef.
  • Alua Miami Ibiza - This bayside hotel offers a range of dedicated activities for grown-ups and kids alike, making it is our top pick for families on All Inclusive holidays to Es Caná.
  • AluaSoul Ibiza - A relaxing Adult Only haven with modern rooms and a large pool complex, all with great access options for disabled guests.
  • Art Apartments - These newly updated apartments have all the mod-cons, so you can make your own food or explore the town’s many restaurants.
  • Invisa Hotel Ereso - If you like to keep active on your holidays, this lively hotel provides daytime sports and night-time entertainment suited to all ages.
  • FERGUS Paraiso Beach - A friendly, Adult Only hotel that makes an ideal base for relaxing holidays away from the crowds.
  • What’s the food like in Es Cana?

    Ibizan cuisine is full of seafood delights and traditional Spanish flavours. You’ll find plenty of paella and tapas treats, plus dishes unique to the island like these:

    • Parrillada de Pescado - A mixed seafood grill found in beachside bars, made with the day’s fresh catch.
    • Zarzuela - A shellfish stew highly flavoured with saffron, lemon juice, and bay leaf.
    • Sofrit Pagés - A hearty mix of meats and seasonal veggies, with the local spicy sausage.
    • Flaó - The island’s favourite dessert, a mint and aniseed cheesecake with a baked crust.
    • Hierbas ibicencas - The local liqueur made with loads of wild herbs, drunk neat.

    You won’t need to stray far from the sea to enjoy amazing food on your beach holidays in Es Caná, with these great restaurants close by:

    • Buah Ibiza - Stay right on the sands and enjoy the freshest Spanish food and cocktails.
    • Bar 2TT - A laid-back local favourite, serving delicious tapas and cold beers.
    • Restaurante Brisamar Ibiza - Enjoy the best paella and seafood at this affordable spot next to the beach.
    • Etxeko Ibiza - For a special date night or birthday, head to this Michelin-guide featured restaurant that serves highly creative fine dining.
    • Caos, Santa Eulària des Riu - This friendly beach bar in the neighbouring town is a favourite spot for vegetarians.


    Where is the best nightlife in Es Cana?

    If you’re looking for superclubs ‘til sunrise then Ibiza Town is just a taxi ride away, but most of us head to Es Caná for its more laid-back charm! We love these bars for cocktails with friends, good laughs, and fun shows:

    • Jacaranda Lounge - This stylish beachside spot serves food and cocktails by day, with fun live shows and DJ parties by night.
    • The Red Lion Bar - A really buzzing karaoke bar that stays open late and welcomes singers of all ages (and skill levels!).
    • Charlies Bar - There’s always something fun going on at this bar, whether it’s bingo, tribute acts, or dance parties.
    • Bar Apache - A friendly bar with great drink deals, so you can still get tipsy on cheap holidays to Es Caná.

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    What events can I go to in Es Cana?

    If you’re wondering when to book your 2022 holiday to Es Caná, there are some great local events throughout the year to plan your travel around. Here’s a selection that you’ll be able to celebrate within easy reach of the resort:

    • Fiesta de la Primavera (March) - A colourful festival in Atzaró celebrating the start of spring with art, music, and food.
    • Medieval Fair (May) - The capital’s old town is transformed into a medieval wonderland, with loads of craft stalls and traditional performances.
    • Ibiza Sabor Food Festival (May/June) - A celebration of the Ibiza’s cuisine, with restaurants across the island putting on fixed price menus showcasing the best local food and wine.
    • Party season (May–October) - All the big clubs open up and the party people from around the world head to Ibiza Town and San Antonio.
    • Fiestas de Es Canar (July) - The resort’s biggest annual event, a weekend packed with music, paella, and beach activities for all ages.
    • Ibiza Marathon (October) - Runners of all abilities descend on the island to race through the most beautiful areas in the cooler weather.

    Things to do in Es Cana

    Go tree-hugging

    While we tend to think of nightclubs as Ibiza’s biggest feature, its name actually means ‘Island of Pines’! For a thrilling day among the trees, head to the Acrobosc Ibiza Climbing Park on your family holidays in Es Caná. They’ve got tightrope walks, zip lines, and obstacle courses for hours of forest fun.

    Get crafty

    If your ideal day out is strolling around artsy stalls while live music plays, Es Caná has got the goods. The resort is known for the Hippy Market at Punta Arabí, but we also like the nearby Mercadillo las Dalias which you can visit at night to beat the heat.

    Rock the boat

    For an even greater escape, take a ferry from the beach to Formentera. The island can only be reached by boat and is home to lots of beautiful caves and coves to explore. It’s also known for its nudist beaches if that’s your thing!

    Ride into the sunset

    Ibiza is a popular destination for cyclists, but if you’re not a pro it can be tough on the old calves. Coyma Sunride gives you a push in the right direction on their electric bike tours, where you can let the bike do some of the work while you enjoy the sights from up high and end the day on a hidden beach.

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    What's the weather like in Es Cana?

    Ibiza’s Mediterranean climate means hot summers, long days of sunshine and warm seas. Serious heat seekers will want to travel between June and September for the most guaranteed sunshine. Last-minute holidays to Es Caná in the winter are also common, as the weather stays much warmer than we get at home.


    Average temp.

    Sea temp.

    Hours of sunshine per day

    Jan 11 °c 16 °c 4 h
    Feb 11 °c 15 °c 5 h
    Mar 13 °c 6 °c 6 h
    Apr 15 °c 17 °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 25 °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 17 °c 4 h

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    Important Information about travelling to Es Cana

    How long does it take to fly to Es Cana?

    Flights to Ibiza from the UK take around two and a half hours, and the transfer by car to Es Caná takes half an hour.

    What’s the time difference between the UK and Es Cana?

    Es Caná is one hour ahead of the UK.

    What currency do they use in Es Cana?

    The official currency of Ibiza is the Euro.

    What language do they speak in Es Cana?

    The official language of Ibiza is Catalan.

    Do I need any vaccinations to visit Es Cana?

    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 Es Cana?

    The Balearic Govt. charge a sustainable tourism tax on all overnight stays which is payable on arrival in the hotel. From 1st January 2018 this increased to:

      5-star & 4-star superior hotels: €4 per day4-star & 3-star superior hotels: €3 per day1-star, 2-star & 3-star hotels: €2 per day

    Exclusions: Children under the age of 16 are exempt from the tax and long-term holidaymakers may be subject to a 50% discount starting from the ninth day of their stay onwards. There is also a 75% discount in low season between 1st November and 30th April each year.

    Will Covid-19 affect my holiday to Es Cana?

    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 Es Cana on the FCO website.

    Do I need a visa to travel to Es Cana?

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

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    Customer reviews

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

    Mr. Adcock:

    Absolutely delighted with the service its first rate

    Sharron Shewan:

    So quick and easy, no hassle. Always kept up to date with any relevant information

    Craig Harrald:

    Amazing service as always this is the 5th time I've booked quick easy and good value :) would highly recommend.

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    Es Cana Weather

    Summer holidays in Es Cana are a moderate 30° Celsius, and even the winter months rarely drop below 15° Celsius. With temperatures like these, Es Cana is the perfect place for a holiday year round; and you and your family can enjoy the sandy shores any time of the year.

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

    Things To Do on Es Cana Holidays

    Visit Es Cana on holidays during the summer months and you will find the resort alive with tourists from around the world who come to sample the wares at the local, famous hippy market. If you love to shop, and love to be reminded of a bygone era, the hippy market is the perfect place to find hand crafted clothing and trinkets from around the world.

    If sports are your fancy, Ibiza is home to several top golf courses while and the Mediterranean waters provide the perfect backdrop for water sports of all sorts. Mountain biking is popular on the island, as well as walks into the spectacular island interior.

    Not the adventurous type? No problem. Ibiza has plenty of places of historical interest; including a medieval castle and a monument in memory of Christopher Columbus. A medieval fair takes place during the summer months in nearby Ibiza Town.

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