Cala Nova, IBIZA
Cala Nova is a quiet beach in the north east of Ibiza with nice golden sand and quiet places to chill.
Located on the east of Ibiza, north of Es Canar, it’s best to go to Cala Nova in the morning when the sun warms the sea and sand. This spot is popular with families with children and is also visited by nudists.
Cala Nova is mostly a beach to chill, or go for a walk along the coastline and visit the other nearby beaches. In the winter you can see the local surf school students learning to surf, and sometimes there is nice swell for some larger waves and decent surfing.
38° 57′ 53″ N, 1° 13′ 16″ E
WIND & SWELL
Very open to Easterly and Southern winds and quite a swell can pick up, so only choose this anchorage if its a reasonably calm day and calm forecasts.
ANCHORING / SEABED
Mostly sand and also seagrass to watch out for. A nice small bay but you cannot come too close to the beach as there are simmers around.
There are no mooring buoys available at Cala Nova.
There is good access to the edges of the beach for you to land your dinghy and enjoy the beach.
The beach at Cala Nova is relatively small and has a welcoming sea with clear water and great for swimming. It attracts waves some days and can be fun, however do take care on rougher days.
The beach at Cala Nova is wide and long with pine covered hills to the rear. It consists mainly of clean, golden sand with some rocky areas and the sand leads into shallow turquoise water. Because of its location it is not well protected so you should look out for strong currents when bathing and always pay attention to the coloured flag that is flown by the lifeguard.
Facilities at Cala Nova include showers, toilets, sun beds, parasols and lifeguards are on duty. There is also wheelchair access to the beach. A couple of campsites are located close by.
FOOD & DRINK
There is a small number of restaurants and bars at Cala Nova offering a range of food and drinks.
A small supermarket is located close to this beach.
THINGS TO DO
Swimming, body surfing, fishing, pedalos. At times the waves are good for surfing. You could also take a lovely walk along the rocks and cliffs and on the coastal path to Es Canar. There is a hippy market nearby that is held on Wednesdays.
Cala Nova can be reached by car and is a 20 minute drive from both Ibiza Town and San Antonio. Free parking is available.