Discover why Ibiza is the favorite holiday destination for thousands of people every summer.
It may be objectionable that the ibicencos tell you Why Ibiza is the ideal destination for your next vacation But, be realistic, who better than we know what worth or not worth? We are not known as selfish, so We want to share with you the real Ibiza, The one that catches you and makes you feel special from the moment you step on it.
For many years Ibiza has beenOne of the most requested tourist destinations both nationally and internationally And it is not by chance. This small island in the Mediterranean Perfect combination between leisure and relaxation, Offering a wide range of options for all types of visitors, who look for in itPrivate individual Ibiza: The luxury Ibiza, the hippie, the party and the spiritual Ibiza, the shameless and the romantic Ibiza, the colleagues and the family. All have a place in these 571 km² of surface, who would say?
In case you have any doubt, here we leave some signs of why Ibiza is the best destination for your vacation.
1.More of 52 coves and beaches.
The 210 kilometers of Ibiza coastline translate into more than 52 beaches and coves (To which we add many others that do not appear in the guides and that few know). Most of them have nothing to envy to the paradisiacal arenales of the Caribbean. There are fine sand, rocks, cliffs, family, quiet, with the best beach clubs and restaurants ... Of course there is where to choose.
In addition, theThe average temperature in Ibiza is 17,9 ºC. The island reaches2.732 hours of sunshine a year and the water temperature is not too cold.
2.Eivissa, Patrimony of the Humanity.
ElWalled enclosure of Dalt Vila, In the city of Ibiza, was declared in 1999World Heritage Site by UNESCO to be One of the best preserved in the world. Probably the most emblematic image of the island, which everyone knows, presided over by theCathedral of Santa María de las Nieves.
Lose yourself in its narrow streets and feel how you step back in time as if by magic. Stand on some of your many restaurants to eat, take a walk around your stores and craft stalls, take something in their peculiar bars, visit one of their museums or, directly, stay in some hotel of the area. The views from the rooms will be the perfect memory of your stay in Ibiza.
3. Natural parks.
Ibiza also has several sites with the classification ofNatural heritage. Theirmarine barriers of posidonia(for us to understand all will let you call it algae, although it would not be the exact definition) are strictly protected by the great role they play in our ecosystem. Hence thetransparency of water,the one she likes so much. In 2006, a Posidonia plant was discovered between Ibiza and Formentera of about 8 kilometers long and some 100.000 years old, making it one of the largest and longest living organisms in the world.
As for natural parks, Ibiza has two: that of Salines and the nature reserve Es Vedra, Es Vedranell and the west islets. In the first there is a very varied and rich ecosystem in which we can find the salt ponds, the beaches, the dune system or species such as the peregrine falcon.
For its part, in the second the protection rises to islets, cliffs, fields, forests or beaches.
4. Hippie culture.
Ibiza is traditionally land of freedom and mixture of cultures since the year 70, with the arrival of the first hippies to the island, it became an exponent of coexistence betweenhippie culture, tourists arriving from northern europe and residentswith much more conservative traditions.
Although not too much of that hippie life, you can still find small vestiges in many of its people, coves and Markets that will make you travel to other times.
5.Relax mind and body.
There are many who choose Ibiza to take advantage of their holidays by rYoga eats, pilates and many other alternative therapies.Precisely one of the legacies left by the hippies was to learn to love and care for that most spiritual Ibiza.
They themselves, after traveling all over the world, have chosen Ibiza to retire because they assert that it isA place with a special auraFrom which it is impossible to detach themselves and here they have seized the moment to share their experiences and knowledge with others.
6. The best parties in the world.
As we have already said, in addition to being a perfect place for disconnection, Ibiza is undoubtedly the world capital of electronic music and has some of the best clubs in the world. Brands recognized worldwide that attract their faithful as authentic temples of devotion:Space, Pacha, Amnesia y UshuaiaAre habitual in the lists of better clubs of the world. Discotheques that every summer present a schedule of great daily parties that make it very difficult to choose. Big parties with great Djs who fix their summer residence in Ibiza Are they soundedDavid Guetta, Avicii, Solomun, Marco Carola and Carl Cox? Whatever your style is sure to find that party you will never forget.
La ibizan gastronomy It is one of the most of the Mediterranean. Being surrounded by sea, the quality of the fish served in the hundreds of restaurantsthat colman Ibiza is enviable. On the island, you do not need to look for the most luxurious restaurant to eat well, but any beach bar can prepare the best paellas or typical dishes.
If anyone knows the cuisine, it is the peasants, who among their famous dishes invented the Bullit of peix, Sofrit pagès or Matanzas rice.
Their desserts are not wasteful, either. Heflaó, the greixonera or orelletes are a delight that, if accompanied with a glass of Iberic herbs you will know the glory. A mouthwatering delicacies that surely you will appreciate.
8.Deporte and more sport.
If thesport it's your thing Ibiza is your destination. Bike routes, water sports, hiking or climbing, are just some sporting offers offered by the island. Ibiza is also home to somehigh level sporting eventsas theReturn to Ibiza on a mountain bike or the Ibiza Trail Maratonamong others, which are attended by participants from all over the world.
And if you like scuba diving, The quality of the water in Ibiza and the wealth of its funds will be a gift for you. There are a number of diving schools where you will be instructed in this art and will show you treasures that you have not seen in other places. Sunken ships like the Don Pedro, caves, immense meadows of posidonia... the number of corners to discover is countless.
Enjoy of the Mythical Ibizan sunset from anywhere: On the sea, behind beautiful islets, on beautiful bays full of boats... In Ibiza the colors of the sunset are admirable. You'll never get tired of To watch a sunset as each and every one of them has a unique magic.
El Walk of ses Variades, In San Antonio, is one of the most famous places of Ibiza when watching the sun go down. In it, the bars and terraces more known worldwide. In Café del Mar or Café Mambo For example, you can sit and drink while you see the colors degrade in a beautiful sky already by itself.
How to forget about Formentera, the other great paradise of the Mediterranean and that is only half an hour by ferry. Famous for its pristine coves and turquoise waters is the perfect destination to get lost.
Book one of your vacation days to escape and get to know its tiny villages, its steep cliffs with infinity views, the most beautiful lighthouses and the beaches of this island You will love it!