Cala Martina, IBIZA
Cala Martina is situated in the north-east of Ibiza and has a relaxed beach vibe. It’s surrounded by orchards and low-rise houses.
You’ll never run out of things to do here with all forms of beach and water sports activities. From this beach you can see the islet of Illa Redona and Illa de Santa Eulalia, which are popular diving spots for their underwater caves. Cala Martina is busiest on Wednesdays as the hippie market is close by.
WIND & SWELL
Its a shallow beach and is open to easterly or southern swells.
ANCHORING / SEABED
The seabed at Cala Martina is sand. There are rocks around so be sure to check your charts.
There are no mooring buoys available at Cala Martina.
Its possible to approach the beach by dinghy but the beaches are usually very crowded.
Cala Martina is a busy beach however not as touristy as some of the neighbouring beaches. The beach mostly pulls in families, windsurfers and hippies as regulars. You are spoilt for choice when it comes to activities – there are several water sport outlets, and a diving school. Facilities include lifeguards, parasols, loungers, wheelchair access, toilets, and showers. It’s also close to public transport, and has car parking. The beach itself is 150 metres long, and 20 metres wide, and if you walk along the beach for long enough, you’ll pass by some beautiful houses, and eventually reach Santa Eulalia.
FOOD & DRINK
The restaurant Martina is popular here for its paella and is open all year long. There’s also San Trenka, which was open since 1978 and specialises in fish, paellas and seafood. There’s a snack bar too, and on the far left of the cove, a bar-restaurant called Chirincana known for live music shows, and being a frequent spot for local hippies.
The Hippie market in Punta Arabi is close by with hundreds of stalls and good finds. There’s also the Buddha shop in Es Cana if you want to avoid crowds.
THINGS TO DO
Beach and water sports are the main attractions here. There’s a diving centre called Punta Dive, catamaran sailing, kite-surfing, stand-up paddling, kayaking, pedal boats, and snorkelling. The restaurants are popular too, with live music. Take a walk up to the Hippie Market. Punta Arabi which is nearby, or Las Dalias Hippy Market every Saturday in San Carlos. You can also go diving out to the two islands as well as lots of snorkelling.
This is 4.5km from Santa Eulalia. Take the road to Es Canar, and after 3km, there’s a double road. Take the left to Punta Arabi and Cala Martina. It’s the first beach to the right.