Sant Josep is the largest municipality in the island. On the East, it shares Platja d’en Bossa with the municipality of Eivissa, and Sant Antoni’s Bay on the West. Apart from Sant Josep’s town, the municipality includes the parishes of Sant Jordi, Sant Agustí and es Cubells, all of them quiet picturesque villages with beautiful churches.
Sant Josep offers important tourist resorts, as well as some of the most beautiful coves and fisherman coves in the Pitiusas.
The coastline is full with cliffs and islets, such as famous Vedrà, you have great treks in many different parts of the municipality.
Sant Jordi de Ses Salines
Sant Jordi is situated between the Airport and Ibiza town, but it is also the nearest town to Playa d’en Bossa’s tourist area. The centre piece of Sant Jordi, like in most towns on the island, it is its majestic and fortified church. It was built to meet the spiritual needs of the people working in Ses Salines salt ponds.
Sant Jordi’s horse racecourse is the venue for the biggest flea market on the island ‘Mercadillo Sant Jordi’. It takes part every Saturday, all year round (weather permited) from 8am to 3pm.
Sant Jordi is also great for local food, like Can Sala, great ‘bocadillos’, burguers and ‘Montaditos’ (different toppings on toasted bread) and a great place to rock like a local!
Another great place, more of a gourmet style, for burguers, cocktails & live music is Vinyl.
Not far from Sant Jordi you have Ses Salines beach & Natural Park and Sant Francesc village, Es Cavallet beach and Es Codolar stony beach.
Sant Agustí des Vedrà
Sant Agustí is a small village that sits on top of a hill on the main road from Sant Josep to Sant Antoni. The village consists of three narrow streets clustered around the small parish church. The fields surrounding the village have grapevines, which produce a home-made fruity red wine of excellent quality. Nearby you have many beaches, such as Platges de Comte and Cala Bassa
A traditional Ibiza house in the center of Sant Agustí Village is Restaurant ‘Can Berri Vell’, it is located in front of the typically ibicenco architecture church and a magic place to enjoy gastronomy, conversation and a good bottle of wine.