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Es Cubells

The most southern village on a cliff top with spectacular views.

  • Acantilados de Es Cubells, en Ibiza
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  • Convento de las monjas teresianas, en Es Cubells (Ibiza)
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  • Acantilados situados a los pies de la iglesia de Es Cubells, al sur de Ibiza
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  • Bar Es Cubells, frente a la iglesia de la localidad
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  • Monumento dedicado al beato Francesc Palau, en Es Cubells
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  • Esta escultura, que representa el armazón de la proa de un \'llaüt\', es un homenaje a los pescadores del pueblo de Es Cubells (Ibiza)
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  • Acantilados camino de Cala Llentrisca, en Es Cubells
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Es Cubells location gives this place a special charm, as it is built near a huge cliff. It is also just a small village although many country houses surround it. The largest buildings are a convent of the Teresian order, on the outskirts of the village and not open to the public, and the church, which was built with its back wall to the cliff.

For many years no mass was celebrated in this small temple, and it was inhabited by hermits and farmers, until 1867 the oratory became Es Cubells church, devoted to Virgin Carmen, although it was not considered a parish with full rights until 1940. The works were finished in 1958, and it is the newest of the churches built following the rural architectural style of the island.

At the right hand of the church there is a statue in honour to brother Francesc Palau, who was born in Lleida (Catalonia) in 1811. He is part of the island’s history also for spending long periods of time alone in Es Vedrà.

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Pese a ser del siglo XX, la iglesia de Es Cubells mantiene la arquitectura de los templos rurales de Ibiza

Photo: Xescu Prats

On your visit to Es Cubells, we recommend you go to the small beaches at the foot of the cliff. The houses, built on a clayey soil, seem surprisingly fragile, as their ground is nothing more than mud.


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Municipality Sant Josep de Sa Talaia
Area Es Cubells
How to arrive

The road Es Cubells village part of Sant Josep and has an extension of about 6 km.

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