The North Eastern Ibiza resort of Es Cana is one of the more family friendly holiday destinations on the island and a world away from the super clubs that the island is famous for.
Despite being developed as a tourist hub, Es Cana still has a lot of local character and manages to retain the feel of a Balearic island. Traditional white houses overlook a harbour and bay that really could be taken straight from a painting.
The beach is a paradise of golden sand and turquoise, shallow water that make for a great place for the kids to play. In fact the resort as a whole is incredibly child friendly, making Es Cana holidays perfect for the whole family.
Just away from the beach is the promenade that follows the coastline. The promenade features a selection of many quaint bars, cafes, restaurants and shops that are guaranteed to brighten you day.
There is also a weekly street market on Wednesdays, selling lots of homemade crafts and jewellery that will make perfect souvenirs or gifts to remember your holiday. Put your negotiating skills to the test as you barter for bargain souvenirs.
Es Cana has options for those looking for family friendly all inclusive, bargain self catering or something in between. Use our search form to find the perfect option for you.
Holidays to Es Cana are pleasant all year, but it is worth remembering that due to the world famous clubs, flights to Ibiza can be quite expensive in the peak season. Here is a run through of the Es Cana weather to help you plan your holiday:
January is the coldest month, with highs of 14°C and lows of 7°C.
February and March are marginally warmer, hitting 16°C at the peak.
April and May bring the Spring warmth, with the temperature finally breaking the 20°C barrier and lows staying above 10.
June is when the truly hot weather begins, with reaching up to 25°C.
July and August are the peak of the Summer, reaching 29°C and not dropping below the 20 mark.
September is slightly cooler, dropping to a maximum of 27°C in the day and starting to fall below 20°C at night.
October and November follow the trend, dropping to the low 20’s in October and high teens in November before coming full circle in the mid teens by December.
Es Cana is well known in the Balearics for its golden beach. The ocean features shallow waters with a calm tide that are well monitored by lifeguards, making them perfect for the kids to play in.
The clear calm waters are great for snorkelling and trying to catch a glimpse of the exotic sea life.
Venture deeper into the water and there are many activities for the thrill seekers on holidays to Es Cana. From banana boats to jet skis and para sailing.
Away from the sea there are plenty of land based activities to take part in on Es Cana holidays. The natural beauty of the Ibiza countryside makes for some great walking routes. A number of scenic trails are available to take you to the coastline or neighbouring resorts.
The party scene is quite low key in Es Cana compared to other parts of Ibiza. There are no big clubs. Instead, the hotels tend to provide most of the night time entertainment with quiz and karaoke nights, cabaret artists and a host of other options. This suits the resort’s family friendly image and helps holidays to Es Cana to protect their image a safe haven for children.
Direct flights to Ibiza Airport are available from: London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Doncaster, Sheffield, Manchester, Norwich, Bournemouth, Bristol, Leeds/Bradford, Glasgow, Liverpool, Newcastle, Blackpool, Edinburgh, Belfast, Southampton and Exeter.
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