Home to Ibiza’s longest stretch of sand and an assortment of cool beach bars and chic night spots, Playa D’en Bossa on Ibiza’s southeast coast is the white isle’s rising star. Long-established as a family favourite, in recent years with the addition of the prestigious Ushuaia Complex to the resorts collection of bars and clubs, Playa D’en Bossa has reinvented itself as a luxury clubbing destination, with a VIP edge.
Close to Ibiza’s iconic walled old town Dalt Vila and the attractions of neighbouring Figueretes, and within travelling distance of lively San Antonio, Playa D’en Bossa draws in an incredibly diverse crowd each year who revel in its ideal location and laid back approach to typically hedonistic Ibiza.
For the young clubbing fanatics, Playa D’en Bossa boasts a small strip of bars and chilled-out music lounges, where you can indulge in some sophisticated cocktails before dancing the night away at either Space, Sankeys or Ushuaia. However, these sit side by side with family-friendly pubs and restaurants offering evening entertainment (with a PG rating!)
The fun never stops in Ibiza. Aiming to please everybody, (but especially the kids!) Playa D’en Bossa is also home to Ibiza’s Aguamar Waterpark and a fun park featuring fairground rides and amusements, rodeo bulls, mini-golf and a ten-pin bowling alley.
Playa D’en Bossa, although by no means quiet and unassuming is a refreshing alternative to wild San Antonio. With its 2km of golden sandy beach, dotted with cool beach bars and water-sporting facilities including pedaloes, banana boats and paragliding, there is no excuse to find yourself bored between topping up your tan!
In recent years, Playa D’en Bossa has started to make quite a name for itself as an unconventional clubbing hotspot. Between the family fun pubs and chic lounge-style bars you can find 3 of Ibiza’s super clubs: Sankeys, Space and Ushuaia, bringing a slice of the San Antonio action to Playa D’en Bossa.
If you’re after a quieter holiday however, don’t panic! Playa D’en Bossa is first and foremost a family-friendly resort and it is quite easy to avoid the clubbing hustle. For those trying to keep the kids happy, the resort is home to Ibiza’s biggest water park, Aguamar. Although small in comparison to some of those in Majorca, Aguamar has all the white-knuckle water flumes and swimming pools you need for an exciting day out!
Playa D’en Bossa also has the added benefit of being within reach of the neighbouring resorts of Figueretes and the charming fortified old town of Dalt Vila. Literally translated as ‘High Town’, quaint cobble streets lined with boutique shops and adorable pavement cafes and restaurants await you inside this walled city, with a centuries old castle as its centrepiece.
Catering to the ever-growing tourist trade, Playa D’en Bossa boasts a wide variety of culinary choice from across the globe. From fast food chains to Italian Trattorias, Sushi bars to Irish pubs, there is a restaurant to suit every taste.
Ibizan cuisine is stereotypically Mediterranean, with rice based dishes like paella or traditional Spanish tapas largely available in authentic Spanish restaurants across the islands’ resorts.Shellfish and seafood in general is extremely popular in the Balearic Islands, with prawn, crab and lobster forming a staple part of island diet alongside traditional meats such as sobrasada (a type of sausage infused with paprika) and the world-famous Ibizan potato!
Wine-making in Ibiza is currently experiencing somewhat of a renaissance. Combining the latest technology with age-old methods and the highest quality ingredients, Ibiza is starting to carve a path for itself in the winemaking industry.
More famous for is medicinal liqueurs, Ibiza is noted as a long-established producer of Herbes and Palo. Originally believed to be genuine remedies against indigestion and malaria, these naturally flavoured liqueurs made with a concoction of herbs, plant extracts and sugar contain high volumes of alcohol and are traditionally served after a meal in Ibiza.