Es Vedra is located two kilometres southwest from Ibiza.
An island whose summit reaches an altitude of 380 metres! On the other hand, its surface area is only half a square kilometre. Es Vedra is a wild, uninhabited territory. For the record, the last inhabitants of the island were… goats! But with their appetite they compromised the surrounding vegetation, so they have not been on the island for a few years. Today Es Vedra continues to host many rare bird species, which can live in peace and peacefull place, without the cohabitation with man.
To contemplate Es Vedra go to the Ibiza southwest coast, the most beautiful panoramas are reachable by car. Stop and contemplate the beauty of this atypical island, the spectacle is even more exceptional at sunset. Note that you can admire the island if you decide to go through the small beach of Cala d’Hort. Another solution, the Torre des Savinar, this defensive tower offers you a beautiful view of Es Vedra. Finally, if you want to get as close as possible to the island, the best thing is to take a boat, you will have no trouble finding excursions.
Es Vedra is perfectly integrated into Ibiza’s folklore, which is proof that this story is passed down from generation to generation. According to legend, in ancient times sirens waited for sailors near rocks to turn their heads. The sailors, attracted by the beauty of the sirens, threw themselves into the water and drowned… The only one to have survived the terrible sirens? Ulysses, of course! But the myths around Es Vedra do not stop there. Some say that the island would release a strong magnetic field with the power to remove objects and disrupt compasses. Would you dare to go and check it out for yourself ?