Situated in the north of Ibiza and located in the resort town of Portinatx, are the family-friendly shores of S’Arenal Gran. The beachhead is lined with Mediterranean greenery and served well by small boutique shops and restaurants that offer more refined dishes than the larger resort towns on the island. The larger beach of the two local beaches, S’Arenal Gran is a favourite of families and those with younger children. Soft sand and calm, shallow waters making it the ideal place to relax and unwind in the sun.
The beach offers guests the ability to hire sun loungers and parasols should they wish to relax in a sophisticated style. Beach dwellers can also rent out pedal boats to take a trip out to sea, however, the most popular activity on this beach seems to be snorkelling. The swimming area is also sealed off and patrolled by lifeguards, so your kids can splash about in safety.
The crystal-clear waters around S’Arenal are perfect for viewing the unique marine world around the north of Ibiza, with interesting rock formations and species easily visible with goggles or masks. You can also take a tour of the bay in a glass-floored boat, through which you can gaze at the underwater world.
For those who wish to lay back and enjoy the sun, the beach offers plenty of space and rarely feels crowded due to its proximity to other beaches in the area. With superb shower and toilet facilities, it’s easy to see how you can lose track of time on this beautiful beach in Portinatx. S’Arenal Gran is connected via a long promenade to the smaller neighbouring beach of S’Arenal Petit, which is more suited for couples and sun-worshipping adults.