Portinatx is a small modern resort in the far north of Ibiza, thirty kilometres from Ibiza town. Said to be one of the most attractive holiday complexes, the accommodation is mainly low rise whitewashed buildings which are set among pine trees. Being far away from the lively towns, Portinatx is a quiet resort which attracts many families who, apart from the peace and beauty of the place, enjoy the three sandy beaches and the clear warm water.
Why go to Portinatx
There are many reasons for choosing a Portinatx holiday, the most obvious being guaranteed warmth on both land and in the sea. Portinatx offers much more. It is an attractive resort set in beautiful natural surroundings with a choice of good sandy beaches, water sports, bars, restaurants and shopping facilities. A Portinatx holiday offers respite from the busy world of today.
Who Is Portinatx Popular With
Portinatx is very popular with families with young children looking for sun, sand and sea. Couples looking for a place to relax in pretty surroundings, find Portinatx fits the bill. Portinatx is also popular with hikers who enjoy the many coastal walks. Water sporting facilities attract energetic aqua enthusiasts.
When To Go To Portinatx
The holiday season in Portinatx begins in late April and lasts until October with temperatures ranging from the twenties to the mid thirties.
Portinatx - The Place
A Portinatx holiday offers relaxation with guaranteed sunshine, fine sand in beautiful bays and warm shallow waters. It is a well designed modern resort with low rise white washed hotels and apartments nestling amongst mature pine tree. Much of the accommodation consists of self catering apartments reflecting the popularity of the resort with families. Portinatx Bay is horse shoe shaped giving shelter to the beaches. S’Arenal Gros, S’Arenal Petit and Playa Porto beaches, all with fine white sand, slope gently into warm shallow waters. Portinatx boasts both a wind surfing and a diving school. There are also pedalos for hire. The clarity and calmness of the water offer perfect conditions for those who enjoy snorkelling. Glass bottomed boats offer excursions around the bay and along the picturesque coastline. Entertainment in Portinatx includes Spanish dancing, quiz nights and casino evenings. Children can enjoy water slides, a bowling alley and beach volley ball. Travel through olive groves and almond orchards to the nearby village of San Juan where the holiday maker is invited to take a step back in time. Amble through the narrow cobbled streets with balconies overflowing with brilliantly coloured potted plants, past the pretty whitewashed 18th century church and enjoy refreshments in the pavement cafes.
Portinatx, essentially a family resort, enjoys fairly peaceful evenings. There is an active nightlife with hotels providing much of the entertainment. Additionally there are many bars and restaurants with music.
Portinatx has a number of shops and supermarkets to supply the needs of the self-catering holidaymakers with many British branded goods for those who require them. In addition to the usual beach, craft and gift shops where holiday mementos can be purchased the centre also has boutiques where clothing can be bought.
Portinatx has a wide range of restaurants catering for most tastes. Fish is a major ingredient in the island’s cuisine. The ‘catch of the day’ specials are usually delicious and very good value. Spanish wines are pleasant and inexpensive. The restaurant Es Puet Blanc overlooks the beach which allows parents to enjoy a meal while watching their children playing in the sand. The Spanish affection for children is well known and they are always warmly welcomed in restaurants.