Glorious beaches, quaint villages, rugged coastline and pine-clad hilltops; there’s much more to the magnificent Balearic Island of Ibiza than just world-class nightlife. Sitting off the east coast of Spain in the Mediterranean Sea, Ibiza benefits from some incredible year-round weather and is perfect for all types of holiday. Whether you’re craving relaxing beach days, family-friendly adventures, thrilling water sports or colourful culture, Ibiza is a superb all-round destination, where you will find all this and much, much more.
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Ibiza is blessed with excellent year-round weather, allowing you to make the most of your holiday whatever month you visit. January and February are the coldest months, averaging a mild 8-16°C, which is still much warmer than the UK at this time. Temperatures peak in July and August, when the mercury can exceed 30°C.
Ibiza is a magnet for young revellers seeking a feast of live music and dance who love to party from dusk till dawn. Night clubs and vibrant beach parties are commonplace in the most popular bustling resorts, but the island also has many laid-back and quieter locations for a relaxing beach holiday away from the hustle and bustle.
This magical Balearic island is a goldmine of adventure with so much to see and do on a beach holiday. You are surrounded by breath-taking beauty and popular outdoor activities include hiking, cycling, horse-riding, buggy safaris, exploring the island’s fabulous caves and sightseeing.
Glass-bottom boat tours, mini cruises, dolphin watching, sailing trips are just some of the activities you can enjoy when you take to the crystal-clear Mediterranean waters.
Water sports are very popular in Ibiza and among the attractions you’ll find at many of the island’s beaches are windsurfing, parasailing, kayaking, flyboarding, jet-skiing, pedalos and banana boats.
Las Salinas, which is located south of Ibiza Town is regarded as one of the best beaches on the island and attracts a young crowd with its lively bars and parties on the sand.
San Miguel is a beautiful sandy beach with shallow waters which make it ideal for young children craving a bundle of fun in the sun. Cala Llonga beach is a lovely sandy beach which is a big hit with families. It offers superb views and you’ll discover a myriad of activities to ensure there’s never a dull moment.
Aguas Blancas is one of the few naturist beaches on the island and features a long and sand stretch of sand set against a backdrop of caves and cliffs. Another impressive beach is arc-shaped Cala D’Hort which offers lovely views of the beautiful island of Es Vedra. Idyllic and unspoilt sandy hideaways in Ibiza include the tranquil inlet Cala Carbo, the quaint little beach at Cala Olivera and the secluded Sol d’en Serra beach.
Just like mainland Spain, Ibiza has many festivals, fiestas, concerts, and major annual events which provide plenty of excitement and entertainment for visiting holidaymakers.
Sant Josep Festival
The village of San Jose village celebrates its patron saint Saint Joseph with a traditional mass, folk dancing and a popular Flower Power Festival.
Vuelta a Ibiza MTB
Ibiza is host to one of Europe's most highly regarded mountain bike races, the Vuelta a Ibiza MTB. The 3-day event, which starts and finishes in the port of Ibiza, involves pairs of riders taking in the beauty of the island's amazing coast and countryside.
Moda Adlib Ibiza Fashion Show
This popular event in May has become a big fashion calendar occasion and attracts top models, celebrities and fashion media to Ibiza.
Eivissa Jazz Festival
International jazz musicians and performers descend on Ibiza Old Town in September for 4 days of musical excellence in local bars and clubs.
Virgen del Carmen
This event in the island's villages and towns pays homage to the Virgen del Carmen, the protector of fishermen and seafarers. Boats are decorated with flowers and a mass procession involves local people carrying a statue of the virgin.
This big occasion in in May is held to celebrate Ibiza's Old Town (Dalt Vila) being declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. It includes 3 days of medieval re-enactments, music events and street parties.
You won’t struggle to find something to eat in Ibiza that delivers an unforgettable dining experience. Here’s a few of the traditional gastronomic pleasures you’ll discover on the island.
Arròs de Matança is a delicious stew that can be made with various meats, with pork being the most common. Other ingredients including rice, saffron and mushrooms make it a real favourite in Ibiza.
Sobrassada is a meat sausage which can be eaten as an appetiser or on its own. It is made from ground pork, paprika and other spices. Frito de Pulpo is a great meal which is packed with flavour and consists of octopus which is fried to perfection and potatoes. Zarzuela de Mariscos is an Ibizan seafood stew which can feature a range of shellfish including mussels, scallops, crab and prawns. Squid and various types of fish can also be added and it is cooked in a tasty saffron-flavoured stock.
Flaó is a popular dessert in Ibiza which is essentially a cheese and peppermint pie plus a few other ingredients, including anis, which gives it a wonderful flavour.
There are plenty of magnificent places to dine on the island including Ca n'Alfredo, a highly regarded restaurant in Ibiza Town, La Paloma, a superb family-run restaurant in San Lorenzo and Can Tixedo Art Café, a charming and trendy place to eat near San Antonio.