Cala Tarida, IBIZA
Cala Tarida is the longest beach on the west coast of Ibiza. It’s a beautiful sheltered bay with white sand and crystal clear water in shades of turquoise, blue and green which can be very busy in the height of the season.
The beach is split into Tarida North and Tarida South with a group of rocks forming the dividing line. Sunsets here are spectacular.
Sun beds and parasols can be hired at Cala Tarida and there are also toilets and showers here. It is suitable for disabled access though you should follow the signs for Tarida South for easier access down a road to the beach and wooden walkway across the sand. The Tarida North access is down stone steps. A lifeguard patrols this beach.
38° 56′ 27″ N, 1° 13′ 58″ E
WIND & SWELL
Cala Tarida is open to North-West to South-West and is a large bay so will get rocky if the swell rolls in anywhere from the west. For Easterly winds this is a great anchorage and offers lots of spots.
ANCHORING / SEABED
The seabed at Cala Tarida is sand.
No mooring buoys available.
You can approach the beach to the right.
The beach at Cala Tarida is soft white sand leading into shallow crystal clear water, making it very popular with families.
FOOD & DRINK
There is a wide variety of excellent restaurants, beach clubs and bars at Cala Tarida located close to the beach and offering a range of food and drinks to suit all tastes and budgets.
There are several shops selling beach items including inflatables, beach balls etc. as well as food and drinks. There is also a small supermarket close by.
THINGS TO DO
Sunbathe, swim, go snorkelling or fishing, hire a pedalo, play beach volleyball. You can also swim out to some nearby rocks to sunbathe and there is diving centre at the resort..
Cala Tarida is a 15 minute drive from San Antonio and 35 minute drive from Ibiza Town. Parking is available but is more difficult in the height of the season. Cala Tarida is also close to a bus route.