Located on the Spanish party island, Ibiza, Sant Josep de sa Talaia offers a more laid-back ambience and authentic cultural experiences. Within the township you’ll find a wealth of dining establishments, including a Michelin 2-star restaurant, while the surrounding region features nature reserves, mountain hikes and intimate coves.
Things to do in Sant Josep de sa Talaia
Sant Josep de sa Talaia is named after the island’s highest mountain, Sa Talaia de Sant Josep, which offers immersive hiking trails to its 475-metre-tall peak. Walkers who reach the top are rewarded with panoramic vistas of rural and coastal tapestries. Nature lovers can also organise a trip across to Es Vedrà, a small rocky island that is home to dramatic limestone cliffs and legends of sirens and sea-nymphs.
Are you looking for a picturesque beach without the big Ibiza crowds? Head to Cala Vadella, a small cove and beach resort where the azure Balearic Sea meets a white-sand beach. Alternatively, venture over to Sa Caleta, a horseshoe-shaped bay with rustic fisherman shacks and crystalline water.
Don’t forget about Sant Josep de sa Talaia’s wealth of restaurants and eateries, especially the sweet goods at Passion Cafe and the authentic Spanish tapas at Destino. If you’re looking for a casual drink, cosy up in a booth at Bar Can Bernat Vinya. There’s also a thriving cafe scene, best experienced at Café can xicu or Cafe can Llorenc.
Sant Josep de sa Talaia is a 15-minute drive from Ibiza Town, perfect for those wanting a taste of the island’s part lifestyle. Party with crowds of revellers on the white-sand Ses Figueretes and Platja d'en Bossa beaches, before hitting the European-style nightclubs.
Getting around Sant Josep de sa Talaia
Sant Josep de sa Talaia is a 10-minute drive from Ibiza Airport, which has domestic and European flights. Buses service most of the island, while the town centre can be explored on foot.