Your Ultimate Guide To Ibiza- You Are Going To Love it!
Ibiza, it’s definitely a state of mind!
My sisters and I decided this year on Ibiza as the perfect destination for our sisterly getaway and so we spent five days on this magically chic island, and we had buckets of fun!
Note: It's expensive here..Some places might even shock you 😊 however, it’s a unique experience all around, and you should go for it at least once in your life.
Where should you stay while on the island:
We chose to stay across the water from Ibiza Town which is very lively but also small and packed…Its very easily accessible with a taxi boat leaving from the pier. This way you can enjoy the best of both worlds- All the fun Ibiza Town offers, with a bit of space, nice views and pampering. The town has chic partyish vibes day and night, no dull moments here!
I highly recommend the Hotel Ibiza Corso & SPA It was GREAT! It offers great value for money.
Centrally located in the marina, only 5 minutes by water taxi to Ibiza town which leaves every 15 minutes and costs 4€ return trip. The hotel has a modern design, beautiful spa and facilities to enjoy, super clean and very friendly helpful staff.
Top 6 things to do in Ibiza Town:
Ibiza Town is the capital of Ibiza, famous for its lively nightlife & club scene. Many European nightclubs have summer outposts here which are a must visit when here, the vibe is CRAZY! Most people enjoy the party scene at night and recover on the beautiful beaches by day. There are a couple more things though you can do here in between :-)
In a nutshell: Ibiza town is on the small side, the old city is pretty with many alleys and small streets to explore. The fort on the top holds panoramic views, definitely worth the climb! At night the lights around the fort add to the atmosphere while going back down you will go through lovely and cozy streets filled with bars, restaurants, and cool stores.
One thing that’s missing here is street food, we couldn't find any so it's all about sit down places, fancy to different degrees.
Walk the city’s walls. These walls reach more than 25m in height, the walls include seven bastions constructed in the Renaissance era to protect Ibizans against the threat of attack by North African raiders and the Turkish navy. While walking around you will discover lovely narrow and colorful streets, galleries and small boutiques, you will also enjoy breathtaking views over the port and the water.
Visit the oldest and highest part of the city, Dalt Vila on the hilltop. This is a UNESCO site. Cobbled streets accessible by foot only and quite a climb, all in medieval style architecture with a gothic style Cathedral at the very top.
Walk the harbor front, it’s lovely! Beautiful yachts, shops and views of the water to enjoy. Behind it you’ll find Carrer de la Verge, packed with around 20 bars to choose from, many are in cavelike spaces
Visit Necròpolis del Puig des Molins. This is an ancient burial ground and the earliest tombs here dates back to the 7th century BC and Phoenician times.
Walk through the marina which is filled with a lively & lovely hotspots day and night. Rich views while having drinks and a meal. My favorite spot is Cappuccino Grand Cafe
The club of my choice is an island classic and still going strong- The Pacha. Ibiza's original megaclub. It was a night to remember!
Top beaches you must explore:
There are so MANY beach options here! My personal favorites are on the west side of the island, however any direction you choose to go you’ll find beautiful and exotic beaches to enjoy.
Cala d'Hort: Absolutely sensational! Fantastic views of the island of Es Vedra. This beach is sandy to one side, pebbly to the other and extremely popular with everyone; young & old, tourists & locals and families & couples.
Cala Leña: White sandy beach surrounded by pine trees. There’s plenty of sheltered picnic spots amongst the pines, a big plus if you come here during the summer time.
Benirrás Beach: Partly pebbly, offering picturesque views across the water to a rock formation known as Cap Bernat. Due to the rocky area, it’s attractive to snorkelers, the water here is crystal clear! During the summer on Sundays, drummers descend to the beach to do the ‘Drum down the sunset’, a unique Ibiza experience. If you plan to see it, make sure you come early or better yet spend the whole day on the beach to ensure you have the opportunity to see it close up.
Playa d’en Bossa beach: This is the longest stretch of beach on the island.
Figueretas: Wide beach with a palm-fringed promenade. All along the beach you’ll find boutique hotels and clubs offering a daily combination of sea, pool, DJs and food. Average ticket costs around 40 euros. There’s also a variety of restaurants and bars. We spent a day at Santos Coast Club and it was AWESOME! Very trendy happening hotspot, lovely pool equipped with floats, beautifully designed deck with a bohemian little store, bar, and restaurant.
Places you can’t afford to miss:
Take the ferry to Formentera. It's absolutely beautiful! It looks just like the Caribbean 👌😎 This gorgeous and bohemian style island is a paradise with amazing white sand beaches, sparkling waters and charming little villages along the way. This little piece of heaven has always attracted huge stars such as Bob Dylan, Hendrix, Madonna, and Leonardo DiCaprio. Getting around is very easy, you can rent a bike or a scooter to cruise around. One of the most beautiful beaches is just next to where the ferry drops you off, continue along the waterfront for about 15 minutes. It has two funky restaurants on the beach so you can make a full day of it. Enjoy snorkeling, diving, local art & cloths markets, visit the villages higher up and take in the breathtaking views of the whole island, especially during sunset time.
Back on Ibiza, one market to explore is definitely the Hippie market Las Dalias de Ibiza in Sant Carles.
Unique finds, artistic and fun.
San Antonio is perfect for sunsets. I have never seen so many people gather together to watch the sunset over the bay. Have drinks at Mambo Ibiza it is the best on all fronts! Cafe del Mar is fab too.
Ibiza is famous for its nightlife and you will not be disappointed!
Club Pacha was my favourite mostly because it was David Guetta & friends DJing. Excellent night! Ushuaia and Privilege follow though Pacha is the most central and easy to reach.
I'm already planning my return!
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