Ibiza holidays

Beach club hopping – by sea!

Chartering a beautiful yacht with a group of friends has become a rite of passage for Ibiza holidaymakers in recent years...

Chartering a beautiful yacht with a group of friends has become a rite of passage for Ibiza holidaymakers in recent years – no longer the domain of millionaires or celebrities or just for special occasions.

While most charters religiously set sail on the classic Ibiza to Formentera route, the south coast of Ibiza offers an equally as glamorous and exciting itinerary… perhaps even more so, if you count beach club hopping among your favourite holiday pastimes.

Why rely on drivers or taxis, when you can really make an entrance as you access all of Ibiza’s best beach clubs by sea? Spend the day zipping from boat to beach – starting with champagne brunch at BEACHOUSE Ibiza in Playa d’en Bossa. Cruise around the coast, where the always stylish Es Cavallet is your next port of call: La Escollera, El Chiringuito and Chiringay all offer a boat tender service.

Perhaps Ibiza’s most iconic beach destination, afternoons spent sailing up and down the stretch of Las Salinas provide options aplenty. Lunch or mojitos at Jockey Club or Guarana Salinas Beach Club are the perfect warm-up to joining the authentic Balearic vibes at Sa Trinxa. Make a splash into the Med from the famous walkway, or simply walk the plank and wait for your Zodiac to collect and return you to your vessel for the next leg of your beach club hopping journey.

The late afternoon is when the party really gets started in Ibiza’s beach clubs, and the crème de a crème of boat-to-beach destinations will be warmed up nicely for your nautical arrival. You’ll hear the beats coming from Blue Marlin before you’ve pulled into the bay of Cala Jondal, where Ibiza’s movers and shakers are found spending sun-soaked afternoons on the beach – also known as ‘networking’.

Here’s where that famous Ibiza spontaneity comes into play – do you let the skipper sail back to Ibiza town minus your crew, as you party through sundown into the early hours at Blue Marlin, or will you be tempted by the lure of homeward bound sundowners at the island’s most luxurious of seaside cocktail lounges, Experimental Beach Ibiza at Es Codolar? Wherever the whim takes you…