Ibiza - Balearic Islands

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Ibiza
'Dalt Vila and Almudaina castle in Ibiza old town.' - Balearic Islands
'Dalt Vila and Almudaina castle in Ibiza old town.' Nikiforov Alexander / Shutterstock

The third biggest island of the Balearic Islands, Ibiza (Eivissa in Catalan) is a hidden paradise in the Mediterranean Sea just waiting for you to discover. Although it is probably known as the main party island in Europe, Ibiza has much more to offer. From small coves with pure water to red ground terrains with orange trees, Ibiza is defenitely your option if you want to take a especial break, with the best scenery, delicious food and much more. Do not doubt to visit it if you have the chance.

Beaches

The large number of beaches and coves that Ibiza has to offer will please you from the start. It has 210 kilometers of coastline with more than 50 beaches and coves. You will find both massive beaches or hidden places where you will enjoy the crystal clear water almost alone. To mention one of the best spots where to have a nice sunny day both with your family or with friends, we can say Cala Gració, Cala d'en Serra and Platjes de Comte, among many others. It is up to you to discover which is your favourite beach in this amazing island of the Mediterranean.

Local Sites

Before the mass toursim started in the sixties, Ibiza was known as 'the hippy island', where a lot of artists, writers and poets decided to live having a very different lifestyle. Although this movement finished, Ibiza still keeps a little bit of the hippy atmosphere. You can find it in the flea markets taking place in several towns of the island, where handcrafted objects are sold, among other things. A must visit if you are in the island of Ibiza are the Murallas, the Cathedral and the Castell located in Ibiza town.

Activities

This amazing island also offers the possibility to practice your best activity and sport with the best scenery of the Mediterranean Sea on the background. Its incredibly weather also helps to practice your favorite activities all year long and in every little spot in the island. From young to old people, everyone will find an activity that will suits them best, wether if you are looking for adventure or you are a more relaxed person. These activities are cyclism, hiking, scuba diving, golf, kayak, horse riding and plenty more!

Gastronomy

This small island in the Mediterranean, offers an incredible list of dishes which will please everyone's tastes. Although Ibiza is quite a small island, its inhabitants have made profit of the natural resources it has to offer: rainfed and irrigated agriculture, fishing, hunting and animal husbandry. Some of the typical dishes in Ibiza are the 'Guisat de peix', the 'Fregida pagesa' or the 'Arròs de Matanzas'. These are just a few examples of the great gastronomy of Ibiza. Take a plane to this incredible island and you will discover plenty more!

Nightlife

If you are more a party lover, then it is with any doubt your island, offering you a really large number of pubs and discos known worldwide. Most of the discos in Ibiza are located on the outskirts of the city and open every night from the 15th of June until the 15th of September. One of the best places to go out at night in Ibiza are Pachá, Amnesia or Sands Beach.


               



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