Ibiza travel guide – everything you need to know

Despite only being the third largest Balearic Island, Ibiza is arguably the most famous. Boasting the most well known clubbing scene in the world you’re guaranteed an unforgettable time when you visit. However, Ibiza also offers beautiful and peaceful retreats full of culture and tradition. Our Ibiza travel guide tells you all you need to know…


Ibiza enjoys long hot summers with temperatures from July to September ranging from the high 20’s to low 30’s and mild winters with temperatures averaging in the mid 20’s.
The evenings get much cooler and there is a slightly increased chance of rain in November so warmer clothes might be needed.


Talamanca Beach offers long, clean and sandy shores met with crystal blue waters and is the perfect beach for families to enjoy a quiet and relaxing break. On the other hand, Las Salinas is filled with people looking to party thanks to the upbeat music played here and presence of beach bar, San Trinxa.
For a beach that is a little different visit Cala Salada in San Antonio, a mix of turquoise waters and a dramatic rocky surroundings. You can find more of our favourite Ibiza beaches here.

A popular beach in Ibiza

Places to visit

If you’re interested in the history of Ibiza and neighbouring island Formentera, The Archaeological Museum will provide everything you need. Divided into six sections, the objects and artefacts in this museum span over 3,000 years.
The Santa Marina Cathedral is located in the Old Town and is just a glimpse into the culture and tradition that Ibiza has to offer. In the Cathedral you’ll find a museum, chapels, a tall bell tower and a holy cross made from gold and silver over 600 years ago.
Also check out the Museum Of Contemporary Art and seventh century burial ground Puig Des Molins.

Top activities

If you’re a sport lover you’ll never be short of things to do in Ibiza. In Talamanca you’ll find everything from tennis to horse riding while if you’re a golf lover or enjoy bike riding the place to visit is Cala Llonga.
Aguamar Waterpark is also perfect for a fun day out. Packed with exciting white knuckle water chutes such as the Black Hole, the park also offers more sedate rides for everyone to enjoy. Also on site are a restaurant and cafe, lockers, sun loungers and a children’s play area…


Ibiza is home to some of the biggest and best nightclubs in the world and has attracted some of the most well known DJ’s who choose to perform here due to the party atmosphere. You’ll find the super clubs in Ibiza Old Town while San Antonio also boasts many popular clubs and bars.
If you’re looking for a more family orientated location, head to Santa Eulalia which offers the usual of a busy resort without the heavy nightlife.

Good for couples

If you and your partner are looking for somewhere unique to visit, head to the Can Marça Caves. Once used for smuggling tobacco and alcohol, the caves are over 100,000 years old and you are welcome to enjoy their beauty in their natural glory, which are now almost fossilised.

Good for groups

The place to be for buzzing nightlife, Ibiza is a top pick for groups of friends seeking a fun-filled, sun-soaked holiday. Whether you’re after the cheesy tunes, classic toe-tappers or the hot-right-now house beats, Ibiza has something for everyone in the most spectacular way possible.

Good for kids

Air Zone Ibiza is the first of its kind in Spain and offers a slope with a 23% inclination and 65m long for your playing pleasure. In your orb you can roll down a hill head first or backwards if you dare as well as attempt to walk across water without getting wet. Whatever you choose you’re guaranteed a fun filled day here.
Captain Nemo boat trips are the best way to experience the seabed and marina life of Ibiza. Expect to stop along the way for half an hour of sunbathing and swimming in front of one of the gorgeous beaches. Don’t forget your camera for those all important holiday snaps…

Recommended hotels in our Ibiza travel guide

Ibiza Rocks Hotel, San Antonio
The adults only Ibiza Rocks Hotel is the best place in Ibiza to see some of the world’s biggest DJ’s perform live on the outdoor, poolside stage. Two weekly events take place here and if you’re booked to stay here, your tickets are included in the price…
Rooms at the complex can either possess a view of the main pool, Tropicana pool or a standard studio that overlooks the courtyard. Also on offer are three swimming pools, Jacuzzi, three bars with snacks, restaurant with international cuisine and an onsite supermarket…

Ibiza Rocks Hotel

Azuline Rosamar, San Antonio Bay
This modern aparthotel is just 2 miles away from the centre of San Antonio itself. A mere 300m from the beach, this complex also boasts an outdoor pool and air conditioned rooms with a private balcony.
You have a choice of staying on a self catering or an all inclusive basis which includes buffet style meals in the main restaurant as well as drinks during meal times and snacks are also available from the snack bar.
There are many facilities to keep everyone entertained here including a kid’s zone, games, shows and competitions, a swimming pool, archery and air rifle shooting.

Azuline Rosamar

Alua Miami Ibiza (ex Intertur), Es Cana

Situated by the seafront, this chic hotel is a fantastic pick for a family beach holiday to Ibiza.
Buffet-style meals are on offer to suit all pallets and there is a great choice of bars serving refreshments throughout the day. The large outdoor swimming pool features a kids section and baby section and there is an Adults Only sun terrace for pure relaxation. With plenty of activities, a kids club and entertainment for all ages, this hotel brilliantly caters to families and has the facilities needed for a memorable stay in sunny Es Cana.

Alua Miami Ibiza

So if you wanna get your party on or just fancy a beach holiday with great views and lots to do, Ibiza is the place for you…

Written on 7th July 2018 by

Catherine Tansey

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