El Chiringuito Ibiza

“A hassle free party experience. Essential Ibiza organised it all. Their on island experience clearly places them in a special position for looking after people. Amazing ” — Cathy Summers

When it comes to spending the day at the beach, Ibiza offers up a variety of choices, depending on your preference. From the vibrant, full on party to the chilled relaxing afternoon soaking up the sun. With a selection of stunning concepts overlooking all sorts of beaches that range from the bustling Playa d'en Bossa to the sexy Salinas, sometimes making your mind up takes a bit of thought. However, for those of us that have discovered El Chiringuito on Es Cavallet, the only decision you have is what time to head there! The chic beach restaurant offers a spectacular view across the white sand of Es Cavallet and out to sea, where there is normally a yacht or two anchored while its inhabitants drop in for some lunch. It offers luxury day beds to fall asleep under the sun, the music is always right, with a selection of the island's finest DJs rotating a residency, the open kitchen makes for a spectacle as well as delivering a delicious menu and every now and again there is a party to be had, as some of the cooler club brands take over for some one-off extravaganzas.

Our tip is to get down early and take advantage of the full day at El Chiringuito, it also helps to get parked as the car park closest to the beach fills up swiftly and you could find yourself with a longish walk from the road leading into the beach. Relax on a comfy bed, enjoy the soft, white sand between your toes as you go for a dip in the clear water. The boutique offers some respite when the sun gets too hot, not to mention some unique bargains to make sure you look your best while at the beach. Sip a long cocktail as you ponder over the menu and enjoy a long lunch in the terrace, listening to cool lounge and downbeat house vibes from truly talented spinners. El Chiringuito is not a place that needs to shout about what it does, it has an elegant subtlety that befits a venue that knows exactly what it does and it does it to perfection.

Away from the relaxed daytime vibe, El Chiringuito has another side. As a venue it has become a popular spot for weddings in recent years, offering a stunning backdrop for that special day and delivering the perfect setting for your after ceremony meal. On a slightly more clubby note, it has also been known to throw the odd gathering, ENTER. Hosted a private party for a few hundred of its closest friends and Groove Armada have been frequent guests to play overlooking the beach. For those that like their beach experience to be a tranquil laid back one, but with a cool vibe, then look no further than El Chiringuito.

“A hassle free party experience. Essential Ibiza organised it all. Their on island experience clearly places them in a special position for looking after people. Amazing ” — Cathy Summers