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Ses Belandres - An Adventurous Hike to the Fishermen's Huts of Santa Agnès de Corona.

As you know, we are always on the lookout for the best tips, information, and activities so that you can experience the best of Ibiza. Today, we take you on an exciting adventure: a challenging hike to the fishermen's huts of Santa Agnès. Prepare for a journey filled with beautiful nature, intriguing history, and a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear water.

The Drive to Santa Agnès de Corona

From Ibiza Town, it's just a half-hour drive to the picturesque village of Santa Agnès de Corona. During the drive, you will enjoy the breathtaking landscape of Ibiza, with rolling hills, lush olive groves, and stunning views. Once you arrive in Santa Agnès, it feels like you’ve stepped back in time. This charming village hosts two restaurants, including the famous "Las Puertas del Cielo", and a unique church with an extra entrance on the side. According to local legend, this second entrance was built after a tragic event, making the original entrance considered unlucky.

The start of the hike

After parking the car in the spacious parking lot, we get ready for the hike. With a well-stocked backpack, some snacks, plenty of water, and swimwear, we begin our journey. We walk on a paved road that quickly turns into an unpaved path along a beautiful rustic villa. Around us, we see a diversity of flora and fauna. On the right, there is an old water well, once a meeting place for the locals and essential for early agriculture.

A Step Back in the History of Ibiza

The path leads us past remnants of old kilns used to heat charcoal. At the bottom, you can clearly see a hole used for the influx of more oxygen to reach high temperatures. These kilns date back to the Arab times, who influenced Ibiza with their agricultural methods. As we walk further, we pass a path with lemon trees whose fruits are fresher than you can imagine. The landowner is working on the land, and we ask if we can pick one. We save it for later! The scent of citrus fills the air and gives us a boost as we continue walking.

The Descent to Ses Balandres

We continue our way through the forest, where we pass carob trees, fig trees, olive trees, and almond trees. The air is filled with the scent of rosemary and juniper. The landscape is enchanting, and the tranquility is delightful.

After some time, we reach a crossroads. To the right, there is a breathtaking view over the crystal blue water with a sparkling sun. The impressive descent to Ses Balandres begins here. We proceed and descend via a wooden staircase installed in 2015. Although the staircase doesn’t look very sturdy, it is perfectly fine for descending. Facing the mountain, we carefully step down the stairs and continue our exploration.

Ropes and Narrow Paths

The paths become narrow, and we have to descend with the help of ropes. This initially seems daunting but turns out to be manageable. The feeling of adventure overcomes us, especially as we navigate through the local flora and fauna. Our four-legged friend Charlie is also with us; sometimes we have to carry her because her little paws can’t keep up, but she’s super enthusiastic about coming along and wouldn’t have missed this for anything.

The Fishermen's Huts and A Refreshing Swim

Once down, we see the beautiful fishermen's huts. We find the sturdy beams of Sabina wood typical of Ibiza, a wood formerly used extensively in shipbuilding due to its strength. We take a break and enjoy the view of the water. In the distance, we see a fishing boat and hear the sea gently lapping against the rocks. After a refreshing sip of water, we decide to take a dip in the sea. The water is clear and cool, a perfect reward after the challenging descent. We have to watch out for jellyfish, but the swim is definitely worth it!

Fully refreshed and satisfied, we begin the climb back. At the top, we look back over the route we just covered, with a healthy glow on our skin from the Ibizan sun and a satisfied feeling from the workout and beautiful surroundings. We make our way back to the parking lot. It’s a bit of a push, but what a wonderfully satisfying feeling you get from it.

Practical Information

For this adventurous hike, it is important to be well-prepared.

Here are some tips:

What to bring

  • Sturdy hiking shoes
  • Plenty of water
  • Snacks
  • Swimwear
  • Sun protection

Duration and distance

  • Duration: 30-50 minutes
  • Distance: 1.5 km

For whom

This hike is not suitable for people with a fear of heights or those who get dizzy easily. It is an adventure for those who love a challenge.


This hike to Ses Balandres and the fishermen's huts of San Agnes is one of the most beautiful hikes in Ibiza. Therefore, it certainly ranks in our top 10 hikes in Ibiza. Check out our instragram Residencebiza for more visual material about this beautiful hike. It is a combination of natural beauty, historical elements, and the thrill of an impressive descent. So grab your gear, prepare yourself a delicious lunch to take along, and enjoy the beautiful nature that Ibiza offers. Happy hiking!