Marina Botafoch Ibiza – Yachts, Luxury & Comfort 2024
February 15, 2024
By: Claudia Zezukiewiets
Marina Botafoch sits right beside Ibiza town and is home to a selection of fantastic venues, each with the luxury you would expect from the White Isle.  It is one of the most significant ports in the Mediterranean, and has a rich history and offers a blend of luxury, convenience, and top-notch services for sailors…

Marina Botafoch sits right beside Ibiza town and is home to a selection of fantastic venues, each with the luxury you would expect from the White Isle.  It is one of the most significant ports in the Mediterranean, and has a rich history and offers a blend of luxury, convenience, and top-notch services for sailors and visitors alike.

Growing in popularity every year, the area attracts those from all over the world to spend their summers. From luxury shopping to fine dining, to partying the night away – everyone can find something they love at Marina Botafoch.  It’s like they’ve thought of everything to make those summer days (and nights) unforgettable. Definitely places where you can find your slice of the high life.

Think of it as your go-to spot for experiencing Ibiza’s famous nightlife and more, with a backdrop that’s straight out of a postcard. Let’s dive deeper into the heart of Marina Botafoch and everything about the experiences and gems that make it a must-visit spot on the island!

Getting Around

The spectacular tree-lined promenade sets the tone for the town.

Your primary route through Marina Botafoch is via Passeig Joan Carles, long just a bit over 1 kilometar.  Along here sits the most incredible boutique hotels as well as exclusive restaurants, and cocktail bars, like Cappuccino Ibiza, Lio Ibiza, or Zuma. Did you even know that, property wise, this is the most expensive street in Spain? Some true luxury apartments can be found along this route.

Marina Botafoch is pleasant to wander around on foot, thanks to its pedestrian-friendly infrastructure, scenic views, or interesting architecture. When you want to explore further afield, water taxis are readily available to take you to Ibiza Town. With fares beginning at approximately 3 euros, you can can easily make your way to the heart of Ibiza Town.

The Yachting Experiences

This stunning town is home to two beautiful yacht marinas; Marina Ibiza and Marina Botafoch. They each house some of the most luxurious vessels the continent has to offer. Marina Botafoch became such a favourite that the whole area now goes by the name. Did you know that Marina Botafoch Ibiza hosts over 428 moorings for yachts up to 30 meters in length? When we talk about luxury experiences, we have to mention that Ibiza hosts a vibrant calendar of sailing events, regattas, and yacht shows that attract sailing enthusiasts from around the globe.

For those in need of maintenance or repairs, Marina Botafoch offers top-notch facilities staffed by skilled professionals, ensuring that your yacht receives the care it deserves. Additionally, convenient fueling stations are available on-site, allowing you to refresh your vessel’s tanks easily.

Marina Botafoch is not just a marina; it’s a safe place for those who appreciate the finer things in life and the freedom of the open sea.

As an owner or guest here, you’ll enjoy a range of services that make your stay effortless, whater you need help with supplies, transport plans, or simply want the top spots for dining and fun.

How can you rent a yacht at Marina Botafoch?

Well, you’re in luck, because in short – it’s really exciting and enjoyable process. Step one would be getting in touch with a reputable yacht charter company. You can find some on this link. Select the yacht that suits your group size, preferences, and budget. Collaborate with the charter company to plan your itinerary, whether you desire secluded coves or some cool beach clubs. Ensure availability for your desired dates, especially during the summer season. Review the charter agreement, including payment terms and cancellation policies. Once you’ve confirmed your booking, prepare for departure, and on the chosen day, arrive at Marina Botafoch ready to set sail. And from there… You know best how to make memories that will last forever!

Where to Stay in Marina Botafoch Ibiza?

When it comes to choosing your accommodation in Marina Botafoch Ibiza, you’re spoiled for choice with a wide range of options that cater to every preference and desire. Whether you’re seeking a luxurious villa with panoramic views, a chic and stylish apartment in the heart of the action, or a super nice hotel… 

One of our favourite places to stay in the area is the Ibiza GranHotel. Even to go just for the breakfast brunch, it’s fantastic! Mimosas, hand-cut iberico, fresh fruits and cakes… it’s all part of the show.

Both inside and out, the hotel exudes luxury. The staff continually go above and beyond for every guest, organising anything you could desire. The hotel will happily arrange a boat hire for your party to enjoy the beautiful waters at your own leisure. Alternatively, if you prefer to stay closer to home, the onsite spa is fantastic, offering every amenity you could wish for. The Ibiza GranHotel provides the best breakfast buffet on the island, perfect for those slow, relaxing mornings. 

If you love the upscale feel of a super modern, slick hotel, then the Sir Joan Hotel will be for you. The hotel has 38 impeccable rooms, including two superb penthouse suites. The penthouse rooms present 360-degree views, meaning you can observe the whole of Ibiza town and Marina Botafoch from the comfort of your private cabana. Moreover, The Sir Joan Hotel’s central location means you are a stone’s throw away from the best nightlife on the island. This hotel hosts a popular restaurant too, Izakaya. Go here for your asian-inspired food cravings!

Dine in Style

Whether you’re craving the freshest seafood caught right in the waters of Ibiza, or innovative dishes that push culinary boundaries, this is a place to be! We mention varoius restaurants throughout the article, but in this part, we will focus on the two…

Cappuccino Grand Café opens every day at little after 8am and remains open until midnight. It is the perfect place to relax and marvel at the beautiful yachts in the marina. This café is part of a wider chain of premium restaurants across Spain. From Croissants and orange juice enjoyed best in the mid-morning sunshine; to cocktails and sushi at sunset. Cappuccino cultivates a relaxed atmosphere and provides friendly service for locals and tourists alike. 

Roto restaurant sits on an incredible platform flying above the sea, meaning it offers amazing, uninterrupted views over the harbour. Roto has a precise aim; to transport their guests back to an earlier Ibiza. They boast a traditional menu with modern twists, aiming to shake up the marina’s culinary scene. The atmosphere in Roto is fun and upbeat, the location is unbeatable, and the food is impeccable. A must visit on your trip to Marina Botafoch.

Relax at Talamanca Beach 

Talamanca beach sits just a short stroll away from Marina Botafoch. 

The white sand shore stretches for miles, providing ample space for the vast number of visitors that enjoy their vacation here every single year. Even in the busiest summers, you will not struggle to find a place to relax on Talamanca beach. The beach stretches over 900 meters in length and is wide enough to offer lots of space for sunbathers, making it one of the larger beaches near Ibiza Town.

Talamanca is well-equipped with facilities that cater to the needs of its visitors. This includes a variety of restaurants and bars along the promenade, offering refreshments and meals. One of the newer options includes Bes Restaurant, with a super cozy atmosphere, great food and chill vibes. But each of the places in Talamanca offer a pretty laid back atmosphere which is rather in contrast with the sophistication and luxury you would expect from an eatery in this area. We can only say this adds to the charm of Ibiza. Enough options to satisfy yourself, your kids and even your mother in law.

Adding to this, the calm, crystal clear waters provide the perfect place to cool off in the Spanish sunshine. Just an insider tip: we wouldn’t choose this beach for a swim or snorkling session as sometimes we read about sewage coming out of the pipes that are lined there in the sea in front. Locals are working on it to prevent this happening, but there are beaches like Figueretes and Playa Den Bossa, if you’re looking something closer to Ibiza Town, or maybe Cala Longa, Cala Llenya or Cala Tarida, if you want to drive just a bit further away. With over 50 beautiful beaches on the island, we are sure you will find some for your dip in the sea.

And… what about the Shopping, you may ask?

There is a wide variety of shopping options, from luxury brands to unique boutique stores. Enjoy exploring high-end boutiques and jewelry shops, each with a remarkable collection of high-quality items. During your shopping trip, don’t forget to pick up essential sailing gear, a necessity in an area known for all the abovementioned yachting experiences…

Not just clothes or accessories, here you’ll find antiques, art, home decor, wines, and so much more. Whether you’re looking for a souvenir from your trip, a present for someone special, or a unique touch for your home, you’ll find a variety of options in the marina’s shops. Moreover, the staff at the stores go above and beyond to provide a seamless and personalized shopping experience, reflecting warmth and hospitality in every interaction. Marina Botafoch isn’t just a “shopping”, it’s an entire shopping event, waiting to be experienced!

Properties for sale in Marina Botafoch

If you’re looking for more than just a vacation spot and considering making Marina Botafoch your permanent or investment destination, here are some of the apartments and houses available in the area.

  1. 2-Bed Duplex Apartment in the Heart of Marina Botafoch


Ideal for year-round living, perfect for young families or couples who love the energy of the area but also appreciate having their cozy corner to return to. Check it out here.

2. Spacious 3-Bed Apartment in Patio Blanco, Ibiza


Whether you’re a young professional, a small family, or just someone who loves the finer things in life, and is looking for a spacious place for under 900k – we recommend you have a look at this apartment. Space, security, and the real Ibiza lifestyle— it’s really ticking all the boxes.

Understanding the Property Market in Marina Botafoch

Marina Botafoch is witnessing a remarkable transformation, driven by the perfect blend of high-end gastronomy, luxury spots and elite yachting culture. This unique fusion is not only redefining its skyline but also establishing new records in the property market. We recently did a research about the whole property market in Ibiza, but here we’re focusing on Eivissa, and Marina Botafoch.

Marina Botafoch m2 prices for the first time above €7.000/m2 (graph shows 2023 average at €6.489/m2). That is a year-on-year increase of 18,2% Marina Botafoch. Not strange as this neighborhood is getting more and more surrounded by high-end food hotspots, the yachting club and, don’t forget Salt Bae (famous Turkish salt chef), who is installing its premises in the area. Next to this, Marina Botafoch is home to a lot of foreign buyers who seek a combination of living close to the beach (Talamanca) and being close to where it all happens. In all, not bad for home values. Marina Botafoch, being a top-top A-Location, will not see prices drop anytime soon… With planned improvements on the old Marina Botafoch, (underground) car parks living in Marina Botafoch will only get better!

In all, Marina Botafoch embodies the spirit of Ibiza: a blend of relaxation, luxury, and vibrant energy that’s hard to find anywhere else in the world. Whether you are exploring it as a first-time visitor or considering it for your permanent residence, Marina Botafoch is really standing as an invitation to experience the best of Ibiza.


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