Fabulous Paellas in Ibiza and Formentera: Be Charter Ibiza Top 5

Looking to experience fabulous paellas? Ibiza and Formentera are two of the best places to start. Originally a labourer’s dish cooked over an open fire, the modern day paella has become a dish to savour. It’s a true classic. A Spanish signature dish. And best of all comes in many wonderful and distinct forms in Ibiza and Formentera.

Whether you’re looking for a classic paella, prefer one with jet black squid ink or want to splash out on lobster you won’t be disappointed. Get your quest for your personal favourite underway …

In no particular order here are Be Charter Ibiza’s Top 5 Paella Restaurants – although it was a tough choice because ALL the fish restaurants recommended in the Guide section of our website prepare sublime paellas and rice dishes).

Formentera: an unforgettable location to enjoy exquisite paella

Beso Beach

Hidden away from the crowds Beso Beach continues to deliver faultless dishes and their paella is no exception. Immerse yourself in food heaven while the chefs at Beso Beach offer you some of the best of Mediterranean cuisine, using the finest fresh ingredients and flavours from the island to create insanely good paellas and a whole lot more.

Can Carlitos

Newcomer Can Carlitos has quickly made a name for itself. It calls itself Tapas & Paella – which is exactly what it offers on an exquisite scale. With a menu is designed for sharing you can start with classics like gazpacho, fried calamares, mussels, buñuelos (delicious cod balls) or chicken. Then you move on to the masterpiece. The paella which you can either eat “dry from the pan” or “soupy”. Whichever style you choose, you won’t be disappointed.

Es Calo

At Es Calo gastronomy and nature meet for a truly memorable experience. Using the natural flavours of fresh shellfish, freshly caught fish, the best cuts of meat which are then combined with locally grown vegetables the menu cannot fail to impress. Es Calo features an array of local dishes including a huge variety of typical Spanish rice dishes … And, remember .. if you want to enjoy the sensational lobster casserole it will need to be ordered in advance.

Ibiza: experience some of the best paella imaginable

La Escollera

La Escollera’s Paella de Bogavante (lobster) has been wowing locals and those “in the know” for over 20 years. As a result whatever type of paella you choose will be sublime. Years of experience are evident in every mouthful.

Plump saffron-infused rice is studded with the finest mussels and the juiciest, most luscious lobster, prawns and crayfish. Consquently these perfectly balanced flavours crafted from top-quality local ingredients create a unique and totally pleasurable dish that is a true delight to the senses.

Sa Caleta

Sa Caleta is one of the few beach restaurants open 365 days a year. It serves up sensational, traditional paellas overlooking the stunning red cliffs and sea below. Along with a variety of magnificent paellas you can also enjoy delicacies like sea cucumbers, squid, Ibiza prawns, lobster and lobster stew.

Sa Caleta is about quality, good value and great service. Their dishes delight the most discerning palates, and surprise the most curious ones. It is a recipe for success that is enjoyed, respected and valued by customers and competitors alike.

For more information about Restaurants visit The Guide section in our website – or email us directly at

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