Sant Joan de Labritja, Ibiza
The cliffy landscape of its coast is a characteristic, as well as the very small coves with crystal clear water hidden by the huge rocks. This area of 119,7 km2 has an enormous ecologic value, with very rare vegetation species, endemic plants and the nests of marine birds in the coastal area. The municipality has 18 beaches.
The municipality of Sant Joan de Labritja, former Sant Joan Baptista, is situated in the northwest of Eivissa is It includes the rural villages with their parishes, Sant Miquel de Balansat (the biggest village with an important touristy area, Port de Sant Miquel), Sant Lloren├ž de Bal├áfia (with the typical pitiusan houses with defence towers of Arab origin, considered national heritage), Sant Vicen├ž de sa Cala (you should visit the caves of Cuieram, of Carthaginian origin located at a height of 200 metres), as well as the village with the same name (administrative centre, the construction of the church finished in 1771 and it has an important touristy area, Portinatx).
You should not leave Sant Joan de Labritja before visiting some of the big extension of rural character with the typical houses of traditional architecture, agricultural terraces and hundreds-year-old olive trees.
- This territory is the less populated in Eivissa and it is characterized by the harmony between the quiet touristy activity and the well preserved, beautiful and magic landscape and natural setting.