Bohemien Ibiza

12 September 2023

A different Ibiza: explore the bohemian and rural north side of the island

If you’re looking for a different experience on the enchanting Balearic island, you can’t miss exploring the bohemian and rural north side of Ibiza. Although famous for its vibrant nightlife and breathtaking beaches, this part offers a quieter and more authentic atmosphere, far from the tourist crowds and hustle and bustle that characterizes it. Here you will find unspoiled countryside and picturesque villages that will capture your heart. Let’s discover together the wonders that await you on the north side of Ibiza.

San Juan: an authentic bohemian village in rural Ibiza

One of the most charming destinations in bohemian Ibiza is the charming village of San Juan. This picturesque rural village is an oasis of peace and tranquility, where time seems to stand still. Explore its cobblestone streets, admire the traditional white houses, its central square, and soak in the authentic atmosphere of an authentic Ibizan village. San Juan is also famous for its hippie market, where you can find handicrafts, bohemian clothing and unique jewelry. It is the perfect place to take a dive into local culture and art.

Sant Carles de Peralta: explore the hippy market and bohemian atmosphere of Ibiza

Among the most characteristic places to explore is the picturesque village of Sant Carles de Peralta. Also in this charming hamlet we find a well-known hippy market, held every Saturday morning. The market is a feast for the senses, with stalls full of local crafts, vintage clothes, handmade jewelry and unique items. You’ll be overwhelmed by the bright colors and enticing smells, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in Ibiza’s bohemian atmosphere.

Ses Salines Natural Park: a breathtaking nature reserve on the north side of Ibiza

For nature lovers, the north side of Ibiza offers a variety of breathtaking landscapes. The Ses Salines Nature Park is a protected nature reserve that stretches between Ibiza and Formentera. This true paradise offers an extraordinary natural environment of lagoons, pristine beaches, sand dunes, and a variety of unique flora and fauna. You can explore the park on foot or by bicycle, discovering secret corners and enjoying spectacular views along the way.

Immerse yourself in Ibiza’s bohemian art and local cuisine in Santa Gertrudis

Another must-see stop is the quiet village of Santa Gertrudis. This unique center is known for its bohemian and artistic atmosphere. Its tree-lined streets are dotted with art galleries, trendy boutiques, and cozy cafes. There is nothing better than strolling among the artisan stores and discovering local artwork, unique jewelry and bohemian clothing. Santa Gertrudis is also a great place to enjoy local cuisine, with restaurants offering traditional delicacies and innovative dishes prepared with fresh, local ingredients.

Cala Benirrás and its drum-roll sunsets

For lovers of wild and untouched beaches, the northern part of Ibiza offers a variety of options. First among them is Cala Benirrás. We are talking about an iconic beach, known for its bohemian ambiance and famous sunset nights with drums. Here you will find hidden coves, majestic cliffs and crystal clear waters. You can relax on the golden sand, snorkel among the colorful seabed, or join the sunset party as local musicians play their drums, creating a unique and engaging atmosphere.

The natural caves of Can Marçà

Finally, an unforgettable experience on the north side of Ibiza is a visit to the caves of Can Marçà. These striking natural caves are located in a cliff and offer a fascinating underground adventure. You can explore the illuminated corridors, admire the stalactites and stalagmites, and discover the history of smuggling activities that took place in these caves in the past.

Rent a luxury property for your vacation to discover the bohemian charm of Ibiza

So if you want to discover another side of this wonderful island, exploring the bohemian and rural north of Ibiza is an experience you cannot miss. From picturesque rural villages to unspoiled nature, from wild beaches to mysterious caves, this part of Ibiza will give you something authentic that will remain in your heart. And for your stay you can rent a luxury property equipped with every comfort in which to stay each night and from which to start your journey to discover a different Ibiza, letting you be seduced by its bohemian and rural beauty.