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Address: Ctra. de Portinatx, Portinatx, Sant Joan de Labritja, Ibiza, Spain
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lovely beach - great fun facilities

This is a lovely beach with lovely warm temperate waters (well warm for the sea). No sign of the jellyfish reported by previous reviewers ( we were there early August, so maybe... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2015
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Bicester, United Kingdom
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Bicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a lovely beach with lovely warm temperate waters (well warm for the sea). No sign of the jellyfish reported by previous reviewers ( we were there early August, so maybe they had left by then) but there are plenty of fish to see as you head towards the back of the main roped off swimming area. Head to... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

The largest beach in Portinatx. Nice sandy beach good place for children BUT be aware, when we went there were plenty of jellyfish. So before You send your kids to water make sure there is no any jellyfish.

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Thank Daniel D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2015

Superb family beach, with gentle slopes and clear water, not too packed and still scenic despite being busy

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed July 9, 2015

Nice beach near to the town centre. Parasols and sunloungers available for hire. Peddle boats etc. Area cordoned off for swimming. Beautiful sea.

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Thank SpuggyS
Cardiff
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

The larger of the two beaches in Portinatx, although neither are huge. But after rain it can smell a bit....ripe. This is where the sewers seem to come out so it's not the freshest.

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1 Thank spongesdad
Godalming, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2014

Not overcrowded in August. Lovely soft sand. Rocks a little way into the water. Shelves fairly gently so good for young children to splash near the edge. A couple of jellyfish on one day (out of 2 weeks) but warning flag put up and they soon cleared.

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Thank Godhelm35
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 26, 2014

Like the other beaches in Portinaxt, this was breathtaking and sloped gently. Kids and families seemed to love it but was never uncomfortably crowded. The lady who rents the sunbeds and parasols is an absolute gem.

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2014

went in may to portinatx what a lovely small resort very clean and the beach is so lovely nice clean sand and sea is crystal clear

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 1, 2013

A beautiful beach. Gently sloping, crystal clear waters, lifeguard on duty. Very close proximity to bars, restaurants, shops and taxi's. This is the largest of the three beaches within the bay of Portiatx. Can get very busy in the height of the season.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2013

Beautiful, clean beach with shallow waters initially and lots of fish for snorkelling. Beds/ umbrellas 5 Euros each per day, there are some areas of shade for towels if you don't want these, care as there are pine needles in the shade. Boats, pedaloes and banana etc rides available and lots of cafe/ bars nearby for drinks/ ice creams. Beware... More 

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