A true island jewel, San José exemplifies the traditional heart of Ibiza. Loved by tourists and locals alike, San José offers a wonderful insight into life in a traditional Ibizan village. Nestled in the lush foothills of Sa Talaia, the highest mountain on the island, San José boasts a wealth of charming restaurants, bars and cafés, beautiful boutiques and local crafts at the traditional market.
Experience the real pace of island life as you wander the charming town where locals will certainly outnumber tourists. The stunning Ibicencan church stands proud over the towns’ people as they take a refreshing morning drink and watch the world go by. A visit to San José offers you the opportunity to sit back, relax and soak everything in..
San José’s main street offers a remarkable choice of restaurants and cocktail bars, brought to life by local musicians. Whether you’re hungry for wood-fired pizza, traditional Iberico delicacies or searching for exclusive eateries, San José’s little lanes light up as day turns to night and discover tempting menus of food from near and far.
No visit to San José is complete without a stroll around the traditional market, held every Saturday in the heart of the village. With over 20 stalls bursting with colour and mouth-watering aromas, you’ll discover a range of local, organic products from fruit and vegetables to homemade traditional bread and pastries. Local artists line the market proudly displaying their unique arts and crafts.
Among the traditional streets and architecture, you’ll find local shops and boutiques presenting beautiful local souvenirs, Ibizan fashion statement pieces and handcrafted ceramics. The town is fully equipped for those staying locally with well-stocked supermarkets and local amenities such as a fishmonger, butcher and patisseries.
San José offers the perfect base for those wanting to indulge in local delicacies and experience traditional island life.