With an international reputation as a party island, Ibiza draws in thousands of partygoers every year. While undeniably the thriving nightlife is one of the island’s principal draws, there are plenty of other fantastic attractions. From exploring the medieval remains of Ibiza Town to swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Ibiza!
Ibiza is served by Ibiza Airport which is situated less than 4.5 miles away from Ibiza Town and is the major gateway to the Balearic Islands of Ibiza and Formentera. Handling more than 5.5 million visitors, Ibiza Airport is the eighth busiest airport in Spain.
Usually, a direct flight from London to Ibiza will take 2 hours and 15 minutes and there are more than 40 flights a week to choose from. More than 6 airlines offer direct flights to Ibiza, one of the most popular is Ryan Air. On average, a flight from London to Ibiza will cost between £40 and £100 depending on what time of year you decide to make your trip.
One of Ibiza’s major attractions is its world-class nightlife. In Ibiza you will find a great collection of clubs and bars to dance and drink the night away. The party season in Ibiza runs from June to September with enormous parties bookending the season. Clubs in Ibiza play a variety of music and frequently have sets from famous DJs. Some of the most famous clubs in Ibiza include Privilege, Pacha and Amnesia.
If you are looking for something quiet to do in the evening or fancy an evening off clubbing, there are plenty of bars and pubs where you can unwind and snack on tapas. In addition, there are plenty of great seafood restaurants along the coastline to try out.
With more than 300 sunny days a year and over 30 miles of beautiful coastline, it is easy to see why the beaches are one of Ibiza’s major attractions. With more than 50 diverse beaches there is somewhere for everyone to soak up the sun and swim. One of the best spots for families on holiday in Ibiza is Playja des Niu Blau which is in sheltered cove and has shallow water suitable for children. The most popular beach on the island is the long sandy beach of Cala es Figueral.
There are a number of interesting landmarks and monuments to visit while on holiday in Ibiza. Two of the most notable monuments include Monumento a Cristóbal Colón in San Antonio and Monumento al General Vara de Rey in the S’Eixample. No trip to Ibiza is complete without a walk around the city walls (Murallas de Ibiza). These walls are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and have a number of gates, bastions and Roman statues. In addition, the elevated walls offer an unforgettable view of the harbour and on a clear day you can see Formentera from them.