San Antonio Bay travel guide

WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Temperature: 26-29°C in summer.

Best time to visit: If you’d rather enjoy cooler temperatures and fewer crowds, book between March and May, when the mercury hovers in the low-to-mid-twenties. The summer months, between June and September, see the temperature climb into the high twenties, often peaking at around 30°C, so bring plenty of sunscreen.

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SAN ANTONIO BAY IS BEST FOR...

Beach lovers: The golden arc of San Antonio Bay has five fabulous beaches, all featuring beautiful soft, white sand and exciting water sports.

Families: Families of all ages will enjoy the local water park, Aguamar, with its huge choice of swimming pools, playgrounds and slides.

Mates: The chilled-out neighbour of nearby club-hotspot, San Antonio Town, the resort is great for mates looking for easy-going days with the clubs still in easy reach.

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FAST FACTS

Language: The language spoken here is Spanish. While the locals have a good command of English, an occasional ‘por favor’ or ‘gracias’ goes a long way, no matter how bad your pronunciation! 

Currency: You’ll need to exchange your pounds and pence for Euros, before you jet off on your holidays to San Antonio Bay.

Local time: San Antonio Bay is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Ibiza Airport. San Antonio Bay is 45 minutes away. 

Flight time from UK: The San Antonio Bay flight time is a little under 2.5 hours.

Tourist Information: Further San Antonio Bay tourist information can be found at http://www.ibiza.travel/en/?fid=305/ct=wheretogo.

Visa / Health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to San Antonio Bay.

Balearics Sustainable Tourism Tax: You’ll need to pay a Sustainable Tourism Tax which has been introduced by the Balearic Government to help with environmental and tourism improvements. The charge is between €1-4 per person per night, plus 10% VAT, subject to change, and varies based on the official star rating of your accommodation. Children under 16 won’t have to pay and guests staying for more than nine nights will receive a reduction. For further information please click here

Holiday destinations related to San Antonio Bay:

  • Santa Eulalia
  • Ibiza Town
  • San Antonio
  • Es Cana
  • GETTING AROUND

    By bus: Frequent bus services connect Ibiza’s resorts, and operate within areas like San Antonio Bay all day, approximately every 30 minutes. If you want access to San Antonio Town’s clubs, there is a regular Disco Bus, that delivers club-commuters to their destination every evening during the party season.

    By hire car: Ibiza has excellent roads that are easy to navigate, so if you’re interested in exploring the island it’s well worth hiring a car. Don’t forget that Ibizans drive on the right side of the road and overtake on the left.

    By bike: San Antonio Bay is a beautiful part of the island that is ideal for exploring on two wheels. There are some good cycle routes and plenty of places to hire bikes.

    EVENTS

    Flower festival: The oldest festival in Ibiza, the Sant Eulalia Flower Festival commemorates a story in which the church at the top of the hill collapsed, but none of the congregation were hurt. To mark this miracle, the first day of May sees parades of horse-drawn carts, elaborate costumes, live music and, of course, more flowers than the Chelsea Flower Show! Well worth a visit.

    Summer feast: In August, San Antonio celebrates one of its biggest festivals, the Fiesta of San Bartolome. Taking place over a few days, it’s family-focused fun, with kids’ games, funfairs, live music and dancing, and a fantastic firework display to see the fiesta out with a bang!