Are you thinking of visiting Ibiza this summer? Do you want to know what to see in Ibiza? This is the perfect blog to answer all your questions and give you some extra tips to make your trip special.
The island of Ibiza is known all over the world for its nightlife, parties, and discos. But this fantastic island has much more to offer tourists. It is a landscape full of charm with wonderful sights to visit and a lot of activities to do: sunbathing, visiting the beautiful beaches and enjoying its fun night are not the only activities that enclose the island.
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Ibiza is a Spanish island located in the Mediterranean Sea, in the Balearic Islands. As we said before, on this island you can see and do a lot of different activities in its beautiful beaches, its crystal-clear waters, and its singular streets. Furthermore, its climate is perfect to practice water sports with an annual temperature of 18.3 ºC.
Continue reading this article to know what to see in Ibiza and discover some activities and places you cannot miss this summer in Ibiza.
What to see in Ibiza under the sunlight?
What to see in Ibiza during the day is one of the most frequently asked questions by tourists visiting the island. Ibiza’s nightlife is well known, but during the day there are many hidden places to visit that people do not know about and are worth seeing.
The Cathedral of Ibiza, also known as the Cathedral of the Virgen de las Nieves, is one of the places you cannot miss. At the beginning, it was in Gothic style, but with the modifications it moved towards the Baroque. This cathedral is in Dalt Vila, the old town of Ibiza, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This religious building was built in the 13th century on the old Yebisah mosque. Without a doubt, it is an essential cultural visit you must do during your visit to Ibiza. There you can take a breath during your tour, observe the culture surrounding this fantastic religious space, and then continue your itinerary.
San Antonio Beach
On the beach of San Antonio, you can spend the day sunbathing or practising some activities such as water-skiing and banana boat or enjoying a beer or a typical dish in its bars and restaurants. Its crystal-clear waters and fine golden sand ensure you have a great day at the beach.
Furthermore, from this beach you can reach five coves with their own atmosphere and personality. Ferries depart every hour to nearby coves, such as Cala Conta or Cala Bassa, which are some of the most beautiful and wonderful coves of Ibiza.
Two kilometres away from the city of Ibiza is the small town of Talamanca. You can spend a great day sunbathing on its beach with calm and crystal-clear waters and its fine golden sand. This is one of the three urban beaches of the island.
You will also find a wide range of bars and restaurants on the beach where you can take a break from the sun. At night, in Talamanca you will find great discos, such as Pachá and Lio. One of the localities is worth visiting.
Sunbathing in Santa Eulalia Beach
If you are looking for a quiet destination in Ibiza, Santa Eulalia is the perfect place for you. It is a coastal location highly valued as a family destination due to its tranquility. It is also considered a gastronomic centre in Ibiza for its restaurants and a cultural centre for its art galleries. In Santa Eulalia you can also enjoy the night, but it is much quieter than the rest of the island. Its yacht port is one of the tourist attractions to see in Ibiza.
Once you arrive to this wonderful beach, you can rent a car and visit all its coastline. Furthermore, its good wind conditions make this beach perfect for bathing and practising light sail.
Visiting the island of Es Vedrà
One of the most beautiful and charming locations to see in Ibiza is the islet of Es Vedrà. This rock pyramid on the sea is located at the southwest of the island of Ibiza, in the municipality of Sant Josep de Sa Talaia. In 2002 it was classified as a nature reserve due to its ecological value, forming Cala d’Hort and Es Vedrà Park.
This islet has a lot of myths and legends that catch the attention of all tourists. It is said that Es Verdrà is the home of mermaids, and some people say that the goddess Tanit was born here. That is why you can find different statues of her all over the island.
Without a doubt, if there is a destination that you must see in Ibiza, it is Es Vedrà. Here you will feel relax, and you will feel like you are living your own fairy tail.
Enjoy the views from Punta D’es Moscarter
You must visit Punta D’es Moscater. Near Sant Joan de Labritja are the cliffs presided by the lighthouse of Punta Moscater from where you can admire the immensity of the Mediterranean Sea. The sights offered by this landscape are incredible, and you cannot miss enjoying this relaxing moment.
Cova de Can Marçà
Located in a natural spot in the north area of Ibiza, this cave is over 100,000 years old. It used to be the hidden place for contraband. Nowadays, it is one of the major tourist attractions of Ibiza.
It is located near Sant Miquel. You can visit this fantastic place by two ways: one is by the outside part, through the different cliffs, and the other way is the inside part, which takes around 35 minutes.
If you are thinking of visiting this natural place, you should know there is also a car park, a coffee shop, and a souvenirs shop, so you can spend the morning or the afternoon and disconnect from the noisy and crowded city.
What activities to do in Ibiza?
If you already know what to see in Ibiza, now we show you what to do on the island. There are endless possibilities, but here we are going to show you some activities you will not want to miss. Not all are nightclubs and parties. Continue reading this blog to discover more interesting things and activities, and get in contact with us through our website if you want to know more.
Practice water activities
If there is something that characterizes the Balearic Islands and Ibiza, is the water sports. You can practice scuba diving, water-skiing, rent jet skis, surf, windsurf, climb the fun banana boat, or simply enjoy a pleasant and relaxing day at the beach. You can also rent a boat to sail with your family or friends and enjoy the tranquility and privacy of the sea. But there are many more possibilities you can discover once you arrive at this charming island.
Enjoy the Ibizan gastronomy.
What to see in Ibiza is important, but what to eat is an essential factor you must consider. Spanish cuisine and Mediterranean food are famous all over the world, and what could be better than an island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea to enjoy this culinary art? Apart from being able to enjoy typical Spanish dishes, you can try typical dishes of the island with characteristic ingredients. Ibizan seafood is one of the specialities of the island, and you must try it before you finish your holidays in Ibiza!
Visit the best spas on the island
After a hard day visiting the corners of Ibiza or a crazy night in its clubs, there is nothing better than enjoying a relaxing spa. The well-being of our body and mind is fundamental. On the island there are a lot of spas where you can recover your energies.
Most of these fantastic attractions are in the most emblematic hotels of the island. Some examples are Can Curreu, Atzaró or Hard Rock Hotel, but there are also natural sites and pools where you can relax and have a good time with friends or family. Discover them by yourself or ask us!
Visit the Aquarium Cap Blanc
The Aquarium Cap Blanc, located in Sant Antoni de Portmany, is another of the spots you must see in Ibiza. The diversity of marine species that live on the island is tremendous, and you could not see them all in their natural environment.
However, in the Aquarium Cap Blanc you can admire many marine animals you have never seen before. In addition, this aquarium is located inside a 370-meter-deep cave with a walkway over the water that runs through it. You cannot miss this interesting place. This activity is fantastic if you travel with children, they will have fun at the same time they learn about animals and the culture of Ibiza.
Visit the Dalt Villa UNESCO Site
Dart Vila is the old town of Ibiza and the old walled city. There you will find impressive medieval walls declared World Heritage by UNESCO. It is a perfect place to walk and transport to another age. Its cobbled streets make you believe you have travelled back in time to another century. In the old town you will find the Cathedral of Ibiza, an emblematic building built in the 13th century with incredible views. The museum city is also waiting for you.
Take a boat party in San Antonio
One of the obligatory activities you must do is to see the sunset, and Float Your Boat is the best option. There are many magical places where you can watch the sunset, and sailing in a boat is the best option to enjoy and know Ibiza.
You can choose different alternatives, but one of the most famous and people love most are the cruises with parties and music on board to create a particular atmosphere. At Float Your Boat we see the sunset every day, which is an obligatory activity you must do on this island, and you can do it from our exclusive boats.
Obviously, the best thing you can do in Ibiza if you are looking for wonderful experiences is to enjoy a party on a boat while you watch the sunset and drink some fresh cocktails, but there are more things to do after that.
These cruises are not just to enjoy the sunset, you can visit charming hidden spots or practice different water sports.
Visit Hippie world in Benirrás
Another place to see in Ibiza is Benirrás. Its beaches and hippy stalls with handmade products and natural food for sale is one of the most beautiful places on the island. Before Ibiza was considered worldwide as a party centre, it was a peaceful island inhabited, mainly, by hippies. Benirrás still retains that spirit of the 60s, where the phrase “peace and love” is perceived in all corners.
We have tons of activities and boat party services waiting for you, so you can get to know the island from a totally different perspective. Do not think twice, come, and enjoy Ibiza with us!