One of Ibiza's biggest beaches, a host of suntrap restaurants, and a prime scuba diving site – they're all in store on holidays to Cala Llonga.

Give peace a try

Local legend has it that Cala Llonga was once a smugglers’ cove. Now a popular resort, it’s still got something of a secretive air. Set back from the main road that skims Ibiza’s east coast, the resort is cupped by pine forested bluffs. You’ll find more families than clubbers here, which explains why it’s treasured by both locals and tourists.

Spacious sands

The star of the show is Cala Llonga’s beach, which consistently bags the coveted Blue Flag rating. With a toasty temperature of 26°C in the summer, the waters are a siren call to swimmers and snorkellers. Plus there’s no need to race for a spot on the golden sand – this is one of Ibiza’s biggest beaches. We recommend you catch at least one sunrise from the beach to experience Cala Llonga at its romantic best.

Welcome to the family

Back in the Seventies, British entrepreneurs descended on the Balearic Islands and developed Cala Llonga for families. Everything is tailored for them – the beach playground, the watersports, the roomy apartment complexes scattered along the shore. The family theme even extends to the restaurants – loads are decades-old family-run haunts that have collected an appreciative crowd of regulars.

Relax all day, club all night

Don’t panic if clubbing is your thing. It’s true that Cala Llonga embraces the quieter side of life, but Ibiza Town is only a 20-minute drive away. Cala Llonga is good for recharging your batteries before piling into a taxi headed for the famous behemoth dance factory, Privilege.

At a Glance

  • Kick back on Cala Llonga’s Blue Flag beach
  • Snack on chorizo at a family-run restaurant
  • Hop on a ferry to Ibiza Town’s cobbled old quarter