The municipality of San Antonio Abad is one of the main tourist centres of the island and is located on the west coast. The city of San Antonio is popular with European visitors due to the splendid beauty of the Bay and its spectacular sunsets that have made some sunset bars world famous. It features a fully renovated port that includes fishing, recreational and commercial marine activities and has become in recent years one of the most popular ports of the Balearic archipelago. Part of the same municipality includes the towns of San Rafael, San Mateo (known for its wine production) and Santa Inés (with a characteristic almond tree landscape). Outside of the urban center of San Antonio is the cave of Ses Fontanelles, which houses a collection of cave paintings. The drawings were made in the Bronze Age (1000 years BC.), According to a French archaeologist, Abbe Henri Breuil, who discovered them in 1917.
The arrival of tourists every summer has transformed the life of this town that for half a century was entirely dedicated to the fields, the sea and the ancient traditions of the island. Today, San Antonio has a broad offer of hotels, hostels, apartments and offers all kinds of services for tourists. Along the coastal promenade is the Passeig de ses Fonts which constitutes the heart of San Antonio, where there are multiple terraces, shops and...
Hikers can walk from San Antonio various routes running through agaricultural fields, pine woods, beaches and cliffs, in various landscapes that combine nature and beauty. Sports fans in San Antonio also have a reference point for the possibility of numerous cycling trails suitable for this purpose as well as on the velodrome, the only one on the island.
San Rafael is located 8 km from the village of San Antonio, towards Ibiza Town. It is a small village where we highlight an eighteenth century church and its location itself, from where we can see the city of Ibiza and its port. This is the only village of the island declared "area of traditional interest" for the outstanding pottery activity performed in different workshops and production of pieces of great artistic value.
St. Agnes is in the northwest of the island of Ibiza and is, with the neighboring town of San Mateo, one of the best preserved villages of the island, maintaining the traditional structure without being affected by the arrival of tourism. Many photography lovers and tourists come to visit this town to get away from the island´s clubbing and beach scenario: Ibiza is much more than that.
San Mateo is located in the northwest of the island. It is a small town consisting of just a few houses around a beautiful white church, typical of the island´s architecture. It features a beautiful natural environment, especially the agricultural area known as Es Pla de Sant Mateu, gorgeous area where they grow different fruit orchards. The restaurants and bars of San Mateo are situated to can enjoy the fabulous views...
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