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The first town on the island: Sa Caleta

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Sa Caleta Phoenician

According to archaeologists, the Phoenician site of Sa Caleta was the origin of the current Ibiza. Its archaeological remains are located on a peninsula south of the island, next to the beach also known as Sa Caleta. However, access is somewhat convoluted if you do not know its exact position.

To get to the first neighborhood of Ibiza, we take the road that goes from the airport to Sant Josep. A few meters away, a sign indicating the turn off to Cala Jondal allows us to follow the coast to visit the extreme south of the beach of Es Codolar. Somewhat later, we found the deviation to the beach of Sa Caleta. We will cross a dirt road forks. If we take the left path, we arrive at a beautiful cove where fishing leaving the car and continue on foot. If we take the right path, we will access the parking lot of the beach itself, and from here, a path that access the Phoenician settlement.


Birth of Ibiza

The creation date of the Phoenician settlement dates back to the eighth century BC. The official version supports a settlement with the salt as the first claims. In fact, this small neighborhood of about four square meters are within walking distance of the salt, yet far enough away to avoid the onslaught of the mosquitoes. During the seventh century BC, this mini city reached its peak becoming an important economic center.

Between six hundred and five hundred ninety, as stipulated by the office use, the Phoenicians decide to leave the Phoenician settlement of Sa Caleta to move to the bay of Ibiza, leading to the city we know today.


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How to get to Sa Caleta Phoenician

Points of Interest

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Accommodation closest to Poblado Fenicio de Sa Caleta

Villas Casa Km 2 A 6Km approx.

Agroturismo CAN TONI A 6Km approx.


Hotel Palladium Palace Ibiza Resort is at the end of Playa d'en Bossa ' bordering the Ses Salines Natural Park and ending the route of the clubs with the proximity of Space.

Beaches near Poblado Fenicio de Sa Caleta

Cala Bol Nou. Sa Caleta A 336meters approx.

In the municipality of Sant Josep , we Cala Bol Nou, better known as Sa Caleta.

It Codolar A 1093meters approx.

In the municipality of Sant Josep we can find the beach d'is Colodar about ten kilometers from Ibiza and twenty of the village of Sant Josep.

Cala Jondal A 1984meters approx.

In the municipality of Sant Josep we found the beach of Cala Jondal, with over two hundred feet long and fifteen wide.

People closest to Poblado Fenicio de Sa Caleta

Sant Francesc A 6Km approx.

Sant Francesc de s'Estany is a small town just off Sant Jordi de Ses Salines and a must-pass for the beach of Ses Salines and Es Cavallet.

Sant Jordi A 7Km approx.

Sant Jordi de Ses Salines is one of the most industrialized parishes of the island.

Sant Josep A 8Km approx.

Sant Josep de Sa Talaia is a town nestled between mountains, although its size and economic importance make it an ideal place for lovers of the countryside to the sea lovers.

Clubs nearest Poblado Fenicio de Sa Caleta

Space A 8Km approx.

Known initially as the largest island of the After Hours, the challenge to the authorities for the "common good" (rightly or not, can not believe that politicians on the island do something for the common good) limited the opening of this type of local specific days.

Amnesia A 12Km approx.

The journey along the route of the clubs, few, very few have the history, charism and international relevance of the Amnesia Ibiza.

Es Paradis A 13Km approx.

One of the main attractions of this club is that you do not have much wiggling if you stay in San Antonio, so you'll save bus travel time.

nearest tourism Poblado Fenicio de Sa Caleta

Monumento al Salinero A 6Km approx.

The monument to salt is behind the church of Sant Francesc de  S'Estany .

Iglesia de Sant Francesc A 6Km approx.

The parish church of Sant Francesc de Paula is presiding over Sant Francesc d'Estany.

Capelleta d'en Serra A 6Km approx.

About five miles east of Sant Josep de Sa Talaia find the Capelleta d'en Serra.

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