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The 9 best wheelchair accessible beaches on Ibiza you need to visit today

As a massive beach lover (it’s not without a reason I tattooed a wave on my arm 😉), it is one of the things I missed most ever since in a wheelchair. And trust me, I’ve tried many, many ways to still make it happen. From using beach accessible wheelchairs to a piggy-back by my sisters, I made sure to still access the beach. However, I am now on a mission to find wheelchair accessible beaches: beaches that will make it easier for you to go on, without having the need of a piggy-back.

Greece just recently announced that they are making 280 beaches completely accessible (source: Conde Nast), which is amazing. Spain is also doing an amazing job! From providing beach accessible wheelchairs to dedicated space where you can sit in the shade and so much more. So let’s take a look at the wheelchair accessible beaches in Ibiza

Me, a girl with blond long hair, in a black sweater, on a beach accessible wheelchair on the beach. Wheelchair accessible beaches review on here!
Me on a beach accessible wheelchair on a beach in The Netherlands

So for this blog post, I have decided to divide the accessible beaches per part of the island. Just to help you schedule your trip!

Wheelchair accessible beaches of South-East Ibiza:

A photo of the map of Ibiza with a red circle around the South-East. This part gives a review of the South-East wheelchair accessible beaches of Ibiza.
South-East Ibiza for the accessible beaches

1 ~ Ses Salines: we were loving this accessible beach

Oh the beautiful Ses Salines Ibiza. Even the ride going there, with the beautiful salt-flats, is gorgeous and we were loving the beach as well! So let’s deep-dive into it.

There is free accessible parking, which obviously immediately is a plus. Upon arrival, the parking guards there will tell you where to go. Just make yourself known to them, so you don’t have to pay! Then to get on the beach: you need to go up a wooden ramp. The beginning part is relatively steep, so it would make your life easier if there is someone else that can help push! The wooden ramp will take you up to a few meters from the shore. The facilities on the beach are great. We arrived and the life guards were immediately alarmed and getting ready to help us get on the beach. Then there’s different aids such as crutches and chairs that will help you get into the water. The lifeguards will help you out with this if needed/wanted. The only downside is that there is no toilets, however there are several restaurants around offering accessible toilets.

  • Parking: dedicated wheelchair accessible parking spaces (free parking)
  • Access to the beach: using a wooden ramp of about 100m with the beginning part a bit steep up. This wooden ramp will take you to a few meters of the shore, where life guards are then able to help out.
  • Facilities: no toilets available. There are several mobility aids such as crutches, chairs, etc available and life guards who are trained to help you if wanted.
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2 ~ Platja d’en Bossa: party town with semi-accessible beach

Platja d’en Bossa: a very famous part of the island, so definitely wanted to check this one out. There is a lot of parking spaces available, however only a few dedicated wheelchair friendly ones. Keep an eye out for the one right opposite KFC & Dunes (yes type these into your satnav!), as that is the one close to the beach and dedicated wheelchair accessible. 

You enter the beach through the road in between KFC & Dunes. At the end of that road, there is a ramp, taking you up to the places where toilets are. YES, including a wheelchair accessible toilet. You do need to ask for the key though, as it is locked. No worries, there are several people there guarding that space. With this being said, that is also about it when it comes to the facilities. There is a wooden ramp that will take you halfway up the beach and that is about it. Nice if you wanna stay there for an hour or so, but I wouldn’t necessarily recommend this one for its accessibility.

  • Parking: a lót of parking spaces (great if you don’t need a wheelchair dedicated one). Search for the KFC/Dunes if you want a dedicated accessible parking space.
  • Access to the beach: the road followed by a wooden ramp will take you halfway up the beach.
  • Facilities: wheelchair accessible toilet is available. No other facilities to help you get in the water.

3 ~ Talamanca beach: great for accessibility

Talamanca beach: the first time I’ve actually been! And I was shocked about there accessibility (in a positive way). I’ve seen things I’ve never seen before haha. So let’s start: there are 2 disabled parking bays right on the beach (look for Almar Restaurante to get there!). However, if they are taken, the next ones (at Botafoc, where there are several dedicated wheelchair spaces) is about 500m away, so that is a bit further out.

Next to the parking, there is a ramp that will take you up to where the accessible (!) showers and toilets are. Amazing to have that on the beach available for you!

There is a wooden ramp that will take you around to the different restaurants that are there. It also takes you up to a few meters of the shore. However, from there, you are by yourself. There are no life guards nor any mobility aids available to help you in the water. But if you don’t mind and just want to use the showers to cool down, then this is the place to go! (Also: when there, make sure you visit “Es Ilaut d’en Marc”: a great, great local place for the freshest fish!).

  • Parking: 2 dedicated wheelchair parking spaces (free), right before the beach entrance.
  • Access to the beach: the wooden ramp will take you to a few meters of the shore and around to all the restaurants. 
  • Facilities: there is a completely accessible toilet ánd shower with seats available for you to use. Other than that, there is no mobility aids to help you in the water.

Wheelchair accessible beaches of North-East Ibiza:

A photo of the map of Ibiza with a red circle around the North-East. This part gives a review of the North-East wheelchair accessible beaches of Ibiza.

4 ~ Cala Llonga: dedicated covered space on the beach with a dedicated accessible path taking you there

I loved the vibes in Cala Llonga! When driving up, you already see a “wheelchair” sign, so it definitely got my hopes up! (Note: the wheelchair sign is below “Cala Nova”, however that beach is definitely NOT accessible). There are 3 big, dedicated disability parking bays right next to the beach (look for Restaurante SOS). When you get out of the car, you’re immediately taken up on a dedicated “access beach” path, with blue lines and a wheelchair sign. You can not miss it! The beginning of this path is made of stone, so super easy to roll on. The second part is a wooden ramp again, but actually very well-maintained. It will take you all the way up to an area with benches and a cover to protect you from the sun, very close to the beach.

There is a lifeguard, however it will take effort to gain their attention, as they are quite far away. I also didn’t see any aids to help you get into the sea, so that was a bit disappointing for a beach that is so dedicated to be accessible. Also, there are no accessible public toilets, however with so many restaurants and hotels nearby, there is always a toilet you can use! All in all, definitely worth a visit: we loved the energy and vibe there and it is very nice to have a good and relatively easy access to the beach.

  • Parking: 3 large dedicated wheelchair parking spaces (in front of Restaurante SOS). 
  • Access to the beach: honestly amazing. With the signage you cannot miss, there is a stone part and only the last bit is a wooden ramp that will take you all the way up to a few meters from shore.
  • Facilities: a covered accessible area with benches to enjoy the views. No toilets, but many restaurants and hotels nearby. No aids to help you get into the sea.
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5 ~ Santa Eularia: the absolute winner amongst the wheelchair accessible beaches!

Oh the lovely Santa Eularia beach. It basically has everything you want. There are 3 dedicated wheelchair accessible parking spaces (Carrer de Marià Riquer Wallis) and again a path that will guide you to the accessible beach part. However, before getting on to the beach, there is a long boulevard you can roll over, all the way to the marina area. There are many restaurants and bars where you can go for a drink or a little snack. 

Right, so getting on to the access to the beach bit: there is a dedicated accessible area that will take you down to the beach. There is either stairs with a railing to hold onto, or a fully accessible ramp to roll down on. It will take you to a covered bit where you can either remain in your chair, or lay next to it to enjoy the sun. Then in terms of facilities: there is a dedicated lifeguard to help you in the sea, using different mobility aids such as beach accessible wheelchairs or different type of crutches.

We actually saw the lifeguard helping someone and it was done with so much care, expertise, patience and ease, that I would not feel nervous whatsoever to let them help me out. Then you also have an accessible shower (private) and accessible toilet (if you are not going to a bar or restaurant and use theirs).  An absolute winner of the wheelchair accessible beaches in Ibiza if you ask me!

  • Parking: 3 dedicated wheelchair parking spaces that will take you as close to the beach as possible.
  • Access to the beach: a dedicated path that will take you to the part where you have either a ramp or stairs with a railing to take you down to the beach.
  • Facilities: yes the winner! An accessible shower, toilet & aids to help you in the water, including even a dedicated life guard who is there to help you with whatever it is that you need. There is also a covered area if you don’t want to/can be in the full sun.

6 ~ Cala Llenya: it says it is accessible, but it was a tiny bit disappointing.

Cala Llenya, another beach that is GORGEOUS and says is fully accessible, however we felt it was a bit disappointing.

In terms of the parking: there are 2 dedicated parking areas next to the entrance of the beach, however if those are full, it is very difficult to find something else that is accessible, as you get onto a parking area with a road with many small rocks, which will be difficult to navigate. There is a wooden ramp (again, yay!) that will lead you all the way on the beach. It ends at a covered space. In high season though, that covered space is surrounded by table, chairs and beds, so it is impossible to put your towel down next to the covered space to be in the sun. In low season, it is a bit easier to navigate and access.

That was about it in terms of how accessible this beach is. There is a life guard, but honestly on the other side of the beach, so there is no option to get his/her attention. The ramp will take you halfway up the beach, but not anywhere near the water, so that makes things more difficult as well. There are no accessible toilets ánd no restaurants/bars nearby that you could use. 

A little disclaimer: if you call the lifeguards beforehand to let them know you are coming, they do help you getting into the sea. The phone number is: +349713194067 and they are able to assist between 11:00-18:00. 

  • Parking: 2 dedicated wheelchair spaces. However, if they are taken, it gets very difficult on the rest of the parking.
  • Access to the beach: with a wooden ramp again. It will take you to a covered space at the beginning of the beach and not anywhere near the shore. 
  • Facilities: if you call them beforehand, the lifeguard will be able to help you. The phone number is: +349713194067 and they are able to assist between 11:00-18:00. There is no toilets, nor any facilities such as beach accessible wheelchairs or crutches to help. 

7 ~ Es Figueral: basic facilities on this beach, but still accessible

The last beach we visited in the East of the island! In terms of parking: it is great! There are several wheelchair accessible parking spaces, either on the beach itself, or about 20meters after the “Superspar” small supermarket. From that space, it is about 20 more meters rolling down, to get onto the wooden ramp that will take you to the beach. This wooden ramp then takes you all the way to the beach, however still many meters from the shore unfortunately. Also here, that is about it. There is no accessible toilets or tools/aids available to help you get into the water. However, also here, if you call them beforehand, they will make sure there is a lifeguard available to help you get into the sea. Here as well, the phone number is: +349713194067 and they are able to assist between 11:00-18:00.

  • Parking: several dedicated wheelchair spaces so that is great
  • Access to the beach: with a wooden ramp again, however unfortunately not anywhere near the shore.
  • Facilities: if you call them beforehand, the lifeguard will be able to help you. The phone number is: +349713194067 and they are able to assist between 11:00-18:00. There is no toilets, nor any facilities such as beach accessible wheelchairs or crutches to help. 

Wheelchair accessible beaches of North Ibiza:

A photo of the map of Ibiza with a red circle around the North. This part gives a review of the North wheelchair accessible beaches of Ibiza.
North-Ibiza accessible beaches

8 ~ Cala San Vincente: the most serene bay with wheelchair access to the beach

Cala San Vincent is one of my favorite beaches of the island. The energy there is so serene, there’s a beautiful bay and a little boulevard that makes it easy to roll around as well. The best wheelchair accessible parking space is next to the restaurant The Boat House. If that one is not available, there is more space at Grupotel Cala San Vincente and then again more wheelchair spaces at the parking next to restaurant Ca La Calma. On this beach, there are different life guards who will be able to help you out. There is different wooden ramps that will take you up to half-way along the beach. A more elaborate review will follow!

Wheelchair accessible beaches of West Ibiza:

A photo of the map of Ibiza with a red circle around the West. This part gives a review of the West accessible beaches of Ibiza.
West-Ibiza accessible beaches

9 ~ Sant Antoni: the not-so wheelchair accessible beach

To be honest with you, we were doubting if we wanted to put this place on the list. However, we wanted to represent the whole island; depending on where you are staying. And as Sant Antoni is a wheelchair accessible town, we decided to put it on the list after all.

There are several wheelchair dedicated parking spaces at the port. So just type in “port” in your GPS system and you will find them. There is a big boulevard, around the marina, where you can easily roll, which is really great. All the way to the sunset spots! 

Beach-wise: the whole side around Playa S’Arenal & Carrer Cala de Bou doesn’t have specific wheelchair parking. From the marina to this part of the beach is around 1km.

Playa S’Arenal has different ramps going on the beach (even though some of them are broken or have a gap in between). The ramps however do not go all the way into the sea and there are only few life guards there. I’ve also not seen them proactively helping out (unlike other beaches, keep on reading for more!). 

Even though there are no accessible public toilets, Sant Antoni is the place with most restaurants, clubs and hotels available so I am 100% sure there is many places with an accessible toilet you can use.

  • Parking: more than enough parking facilities around the port. Around the beachside there are no dedicated wheelchair spaces.
  • Access to the beach: with several (some broken) ramps. They will take you half-way up the beach.
  • Facilities: there are many restaurants & hotels around to use the toilet, however there is no public toilet there. Also only a few life guards are there, and they were difficult to reach. No other aids or facilities to help you in the water.

Overall summary of the accessible beaches on Ibiza:

So here it is! My complete overview of the most wheelchair accessible beaches of Ibiza, Spain! I hope you are liking it and it will be of help. Please let me know in the comments what your thoughts are and if you are going to visit one of these beaches. I am very much looking forward to speaking with you and to share experiences.

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A video summary of the 9 most wheelchair friendly beaches in Ibiza
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  1. I was so impressed by the accessibility of beaches in Spain when I travelled there as a wheelchair user. Didn’t manage to check out Ibiza but will definitely keep this in mind! Thanks for sharing.

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