A short but beautiful loop walk on the North West of the island, dropping to sea level and taking in Es Portitxol cove before rising back up via a steep hill path.
A short transfer (15 min) will take you to the start point of your walk today which leads you to the beautiful Es Portitxol beach, one of the most “secret” beaches of the island. Follow cliffside paths down to this delightful cove where you will find fishermen working away at the characteristic fishermen’s huts, wooden slats sloping into the water ready for the boats to slide into action.
A fairly steep ascent takes you out of the cove to a beautiful wide valley for a few kilometres of delightful inland walking past an impressive old lime kiln. Reach an amazing viewpoint over Es Portitxol and the famous Na Xamena. Returning to the start point, you will be picked up and transferred back to your hotel for one final night on this beautiful island.
Make sure you bring your swimming gear, if the cove is absent of fisherman it is normally completely quiet and a great place for a swim.
There are some road crossings, always be aware of traffic and be sure to use a pavement/sidewalk where possible. Where it isn’t, walk on the right-hand side of the road in the direction of oncoming traffic.
Some of the ground can be uneven, with rocky/pebbly paths. Ensure you have suitable footwear and step cautiously when needed.
Ibizans like to have guard dogs, make sure you are sticking to the paths and not wandering onto anyone's property. most of them are harmless (and if not they will be chained up or behind a fence) but they will bark at you,
The ground can be uneven, so be sure to wear sturdy walking boots with suitable ankle support.
Swimming costume and towel.
Adequate sun protection is a must.
Food and Drink
There are unfortunately no food or drink spots on the walk, and although it is a short day, there is a very steep climb so make sure you have plenty of water. Sant Miquel is a great place to pick up some lunch.
Points of Interest
Es Portixtol Cove
This is an incredible beach cove with turquoise waters, like a real pool. It’s a fishermen spot, where they have their fishermen’s huts. The atmosphere is typically Ibizan traditional: Fishermen with their fishing boats, clear .water, rugged cliffs and green slopes. The huts are situated surrounding the cove, with the shape of a crescent, in the middle of an incredible scenery and usually very quiet.
Abandoned Lime Kilns
You will see a number of old abandoned lime kilns on the walk, as you climb back up from the cove the best example is about 5 minutes into the climb.
You will be transferred by taxi to and from the start/end point of the walk.