Make a holiday apartment in Playa d’en Bossa your home away from home
With HomeAway you can pick the holiday home or apartment in Playa d’en Bossa that’s perfect for you. This beach resort is just down the coast from historic Ibiza Town and has a long and immaculate stretch of golden sand. A host of activities are offered close by, both in the water and on land, and some of Ibiza’s most famous nightclubs are also at hand. Playa d’en Bossa apartments tend to be stylish and contemporary, kitted out with modern appliances, and located close to nightspots. Playa d’en Bossa holiday homes let you escape the summer heat with air-conditioning, and many also boast private pools.
Things to do
-Beaches. At two kilometres, Playa d’en Bossa is the longest beach on Ibiza, and it couldn’t be closer. It’s furnished with rows of sunbeds and parasols, fringed by bars and restaurants, and offers facilities for a variety of activities including diving, windsurfing and boating. The next beach up is Figeretas, which is smaller, but with clear, sheltered waters and great views of Ibiza’s Town’s medieval citadel.
-History. Ibiza Town and its historic port is just up the coast from Playa d’en Bossa. The old town is particularly beautiful – it’s a medieval citadel, listed as a UNESCO site and boasting a tangle of old alleys that date back to the 16th Century. Within the walls is the magnificent Ibiza Cathedral, which dominates the skyline at the top of the citadel and dates to the 13th Century.
-Cuisine. There’s a range of interesting dishes that are native to the Balearic Islands. Ensaimada is a sweet, swirled pastry with a range of fillings. On Ibiza left-over ensaimada is used in a cinnamon flavoured egg dessert called Greixonera. Sobrassada meanwhile, is a soft, cured sausage, similar in taste to chorizo. Ibiza wine is also excellent and gaining recognition, with five wineries open for visits on the island.
-Outdoor activities. A great way to experience Ibiza’s natural beauty is to go off-road and take a mountain bike tour. Close to Playa d’en Bossa you can take the Salinas route, which gives you a glimpse of both the scenic interior and coast, as well history in the shape of old watchtowers along the coast. Boat charters meanwhile are a great way to reach hidden coves and see the coast from a different angle.
-Nightlife. Sant Antoni is the town that has given Ibiza its reputation for parties and clubs. There’s a host of bars and clubs, offering either raucous entertainment, or something a little more laid-back. A Sant Antonio institution is to head for the waterfront’s, Sunset Strip to watch the sun go down at nightspots like Cafe del Mar and Cafe Mambo.
Weather in Playa d’en Bossa
Playa d’en Bossa gets the kind of weather you could hope for from a Mediterranean destination. Summers are long, warm and dry, with temperatures peaking around 30 degrees in July and August. You’ll be able to visit the beach in Ibiza for around five months of the year, between May and October. Temperatures tail off in autumn, but don’t drop too far in winter. Even in December you can expect daily highs in the mid-teens. The winter, spring and autumn seasons get almost all of the annual rainfall here.
Travel to Playa d’en Bossa
To get to a holiday home in Playa d’en Bossa from the United Kingdom you use Ibiza Airport (IBZ), which could hardly be closer to your destination. It’s about four kilometres from the waterfront to the terminal. Ibiza Airport is a busy transport hub, especially in the summer, with nearly all of the airlines flying to the island on a seasonal basis. Nearby Ibiza Town also has ferry connections with cities such as Valencia, Barcelona and Dénia. There’s a network of public bus lines linking towns across the island, with connections between Sant Antoni and Ibiza Town every 15 minutes.