Santa Eulalia Introduction
Santa Eulalia, Ibiza’s third largest town, is situated on the east coast of the island north of Ibiza Town and is only twenty-one kilometres from the airport. Having a year round resident population Santa Eulalia has much more to offer summer visitors than a purpose built resort. As well as having a wonderful beach there are many superb shops and fine restaurants. The exclusive marina attracts a plethora of luxury yachts.
Why go to Santa Eulalia
Go to Santa Eulalia for a peaceful family holiday in picturesque surroundings and you will not be disappointed. A Santa Eulalia holiday offers visitors relaxation in the sun by the sea, along with excellent shopping facilities and fine restaurants providing international cuisine.
Who Is Santa Eulalia Popular With
Santa Eulalia is essentially a resort that attracts those looking for a place to relax in the sun. The sandy beach, with safe water conditions for small children, draws many families to the area. Those who enjoy water sports will find a good range of facilities including sailing and water skiing. There is also a diving school at the marina.
When To Go To Santa Eulalia
The holiday season in Santa Eulalia begins in late April and lasts until October with temperatures ranging from the twenties to the mid thirties. Since Santa Eulalia is not only a resort, businesses remain open throughout the year and visitors are welcome out of season.
Santa Eulalia - The Place
A Santa Eulalia holiday offers a relaxing break in friendly surroundings. The long broad beach of fine sand slopes very gradually into clear warm water making it extremely safe for young children. A very attractive palm-lined promenade complete with fountain and small gardens, borders the beach. Santa Eulalia offers a wide variety of water sporting opportunities and pedalos can be hired. Those interested in sailing vessels should amble around the marina and watch the comings and goings of the many luxury yachts. Ferries leave the port regularly for various resorts including Ibiza Town. There is also a service to the beautiful island of Formentera with its gleaming white sands and brilliant blue waters. Take a very pleasant stroll, known as the Marina’s Walk, along the promenade to where the river (the only one on the island) enters the sea. Continue on to the village of Siesta where much needed refreshments await. A road train, loved by children, is a good way to explore the area. A Santa Eulalia holiday will leave you feeling relaxed, revived and with energy levels restored.
Santa Eulalia Nightlife
Although nightlife in Santa Eulalia is fairly low key and much of it is hotel based, there are a number of busy bars and restaurants. A lively venue is the Music Bar ‘Guarana’ which is found in the marina. With live music, it is the place to go for dancing. Don’t expect to party until dawn.
Santa Eulalia has a superb range of shops supplying holidaymakers with their every need and more besides. A particular favourite is El Paraiso selling a huge variety of Lladro figures. Another delightful shop is the aptly named La Caja del Aladin selling clothes, bags and jewellery, including many unusual items. On the road which comes down to the promenade from the Town Hall, there are stalls selling local crafts ideal for gifts and holiday mementos.
Santa Eulalia Eating
Santa Eulalia has many excellent restaurants catering for most tastes. The famous ‘restaurant street’ has seventeen restaurants in its two hundred metre length and offers everything from Chinese to traditional Spanish and from roast dinner to Indian. Sea bream freshly caught and cooked in a clay oven with Indian spices can be enjoyed at the Cardamom restaurant. Spanish wines are pleasant and inexpensive. Children are always made welcome even in the more exclusive restaurants.